Daily Archives: March 14, 2016

Canadian Solar Reports Earning and Stock Price Tumbles

By ST Staff Writers Canadian Solar stock has rebounded a little bit to close at $19.60 per share today. The post Canadian Solar Reports Earning and Stock Price Tumbles appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Vestas hires new Senior VP for Corporate Strategy and M&A

By Michelle Froese Danish turbine manufacturer Vestas has appointed Rasmus Lundsgaard Nielsen Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), and Global Intelligence. The function’s main responsibilities will be to shape the corporate strategic agenda in close collaboration with Vestas’ executive team, optimize and coordinate Vestas’ annual planning process, and provide the group…

NASA solar researchers focusing on innovative mounting structures

By Steven Bushong NASA researchers pose with ROSA (Roll-Out Solar Array) technology. Photo: NASA Over the years, the number of organizations working to crack the code for ultra-efficient solar cells have increased. Government agencies that once performed a majority of solar cell research are transitioning that science to private companies and universities through grants and…

Denver isthe Next Location for the Solar Decathlon Competition in 2017

By U.S. DOE In the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017, 16 teams will compete in 10 contests, ranging from architecture and engineering to home appliance performance. The post Denver isthe Next Location for the Solar Decathlon Competition in 2017 appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

SCADA Solutions says you can teach an old wind farm new tricks

By Paul Dvorak SCADA Solutions’ flagship product, WindCapture is a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) software package used for monitoring, controlling and data collection and reporting for wind turbine generators. It was tailored to the demands of manufacturers, operators, developers and maintenance managers of wind energy projects and facilities. The Challenge California is seeing…

Developer seeks ‘retention’ of unauthorised wind masts #IRL

By National Wind Watch Developers behind plans to build Ireland’s largest wind farm are seeking ‘retention’ permission for two unauthorised masts near Killygordon. Over the last two years, Planree Ltd erected the 80 metre (262) steel structures at Lismulladuff and Ballyarrell Mountain (Cornashesk) to gather data for the proposed 49 turbine Carrickaduff Wind Farm. Following…

A ‘No Wind’ win for North Frontenac #ON

By National Wind Watch PLEVNA – North Frontenac Mayor Ron Higgins was quick to express his opinion of Thursday’s Ontario government announcement of the contracts for new renewable energy projects. “No Wind turbines for NF or AH. So happy,” Higgins wrote on Twitter on Thursday morning, referring to a trio of wind energy projects proposed…

Panel backs bill to keep energy projects where they’re welcome #VT

By National Wind Watch Senators on the energy committee approved legislation Friday that subsidizes solar development in preferred locations and grants localities greater say in siting renewable energy projects. S.230 would put into effect many recommendations made by the Solar Siting Task Force, which delivered a report in January that was meant to form the…

Answers still sought on turbine policing costs #ON

By National Wind Watch Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey is still searching for answers over a recent move by the Ontario Provincial Police to start charging Ontario municipalities for policing wind turbines. Bailey raised his concerns over the move’s financial impact to rural municipalities during question period in Queen’s Park last week. Ontario Finance Minister Charles…

Cowley wind farm powers down #AB

By National Wind Watch Canada’s first wind farm is powering down. After 23 years of electricity generation, the Cowley Ridge wind farm, west of Lethbridge near Pincher Creek, has reached the end of operating life and will be decommissioned, TransAlta has announced. The 16-megawatt, 57-turbine wind farm has been operating since 1993, thus already passed…

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