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Hutchinson Wind-Power Plant Announces 140 Layoffs – KMUW

KMUWHutchinson Wind-Power Plant Announces 140 LayoffsKMUWA company that manufactures a part of wind turbines is laying off employees at its Hutchinson plant. Officials with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy on Friday announced 140 employees would lose th…

US to fund Zambia’s first wind farm study – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)US to fund Zambia’s first wind farm studyWindpower Monthly (subscription)The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) awarded the $1.05 million grant to developers Access Power and EREN Renewable Energy for the study into the Pensulo project in the country’s northern Copperbelt Province. The two companies would own …US Government Agency Supports Zambia Wind DevelopmentNorth American WindpowerUS Trade and Development Agency supports Zambia wind projectWindpower Engineering (press release)US extends wind energy taproots into ZambiaUPI.comreNewsall 5 news articles »

In England, new offshore wind farms mean jobs – The Boston Globe

The Boston GlobeIn England, new offshore wind farms mean jobsThe Boston GlobeToday, he is plant manager for the 73-turbine, 219-megawatt Humber Gateway offshore wind farm, run by the energy company E.ON. The wind farm can power 155,000 homes. “When I left coal, people laughed at me,” Beresford said. “I was the only one doing …

Russia’s Rosatom eyes Inox’s wind turbine manufacturing business – Livemint

LivemintRussia’s Rosatom eyes Inox’s wind turbine manufacturing businessLivemintThe Russian government company’s interest in India’s second largest wind-turbine maker by market share stems from its strategy to gain control over the supply chain, which in turn will help towards reining in costs and offer competitive tariffs in the …Russians ‘mull’ Inox bidreNewsall 2 news articles »

Wind-turbine firm to expand LR site – Arkansas Online

Wind-turbine firm to expand LR siteArkansas OnlineThe market appears to be turning around for LM Wind Power, one of the leading wind-turbine manufacturers in the world, and its Little Rock operations. For the second time in less than 12 months, the com…

Wind energy blows up storm of controversy in Mexico – eNCA

eNCAWind energy blows up storm of controversy in MexicoeNCAFile: This month, residents of Union Hidalgo filed a court case seeking to rescind French energy company EDF’s permit to build nearly 100 new wind turbines there, saying it failed to properly consult the Zapotec indigenous community. Photo: Pixabay.and more »

GE to build Australia’s largest wind farm – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)GE to build Australia’s largest wind farmWindpower Monthly (subscription)AGL Energy has sold the Coopers Gap wind farm at Cooranga North, 250km north-west of Brisbane to the Powering Australia Renewables Fund (PARF) for A$22 million (US$17.3 million). Energy company AGL, which has a 20% stake in PARF, also awarded …Australia’s biggest wind farm to be built near Bunya MountainsBrisbane TimesGE to supply wind turbines to largest wind farm in AustraliaAlbany Times UnionAustralian Wind Energy Continues To Deliver More Record Low PricesCleanTechnicaSeeking Alpha -CleanTechnology News, Industry Analysis, Market Research Reports – Clean Technology Business Review -Financial Tribuneall 15 news articles »

Wind and solar power are saving Americans an astounding amount of money – Vox

VoxWind and solar power are saving Americans an astounding amount of moneyVoxWind and solar power are subsidized by just about every major country in the world, either directly or indirectly through tax breaks, mandates, and regulations. The main rationale for these subsidies is that wind and solar produce, to use the economic …Wind energy saves up to 12,000 lives, $108 billion in health costs …Into the Wind – The AWEA Blog (blog)Health benefits of wind and solar offset all subsidiesArs TechnicaChile’s energy transformation is powered by wind, sun and volcanoesThe Seattle TimesQuartzall 21 news articles »

New GE Wind Turbines Will Boost Australia’s Total Wind Power by 10% – Fortune

FortuneNew GE Wind Turbines Will Boost Australia’s Total Wind Power by 10%FortuneThe company will supply and install 123 turbines at a 453-megawatt facility 250 kilometers north-west of Brisbane, Queensland. The facility’s capacity alone will be equal to 10% of Australia’s current total wind power capacity and looks to be its …GE to help develop the biggest wind farm in Australia, will supply 123 wind turbinesCNBCLocal firms to vie for work on $850 million wind farmToowoomba ChronicleGE and AGL to build 453MW Coopers Gap wind farm in Australia …Recharge (subscription)The South Burnett Timesall 15 news articles »

Wind Power Is All Grown Up Now – Bloomberg

BloombergWind Power Is All Grown Up NowBloombergPeople tend to think of renewable energy companies as the new kids on the block but Vestas Wind Systems A/S, the world’s biggest wind turbine manufacturer, is no pimply teenager. The Danish group entered the turbine business almost 40 years ago and …Vestas results take hit in Q2Windpower Monthly (subscription)Vestas wind turbine project delays hit profits and revenuesFinancial Timesall 42 news articles »

For Wind Power, Bigger Is Better – MIT Technology Review

MIT Technology ReviewFor Wind Power, Bigger Is BetterMIT Technology ReviewGraphiti. For Wind Power, Bigger Is Better. Things are looking up for wind power—way up. Wind is now competitive with fossil fuels in many areas of the world, while the rise of turbines to new heights figures to bring down costs even more. August 16 …

Aviva, China Resources Mull Bids for UK Wind Farms – Bloomberg

BloombergAviva, China Resources Mull Bids for UK Wind FarmsBloombergAviva Plc and China Resources Power Holdings Co. are among companies considering bids for Statkraft AS’s stakes in its offshore U.K. wind farms, people familiar with the matter said, amid a surge in interest for Europe’s green energy assets. Macquarie …and more »

Wind Catcher Faces Opposition From Oklahoma AG – North American Windpower

North American WindpowerWind Catcher Faces Opposition From Oklahoma AGNorth American WindpowerInvenergy’s planned 2 GW Wind Catcher facility – which, once built, would be the U.S.’ biggest wind farm – is facing opposition from Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter, who claims Public Service Co. of Oklahoma (PSO), which plans to purchase 30% of …Oklahoma $4.5bn wind farm, power line faces hurdleRecharge (subscription)all 4 news articles »