Daily Archives: January 31, 2017

Wind-turbine manufacturers unveil new quality standards

By Michelle Froese Today, the wind industry is under a massive pressure to optimize production and bring down the LCOE. Standardization is one of the keys to further drive down costs and to cement wind energy as a leading and cost-effective energy technology. The steering committee behind APQP4WIND consists of managers from Vestas Wind Systems,…

I Drove A Bolt Today

By Steve Bakker Earlier in the month I posted an essay entitled “A Guy walks into a Chevy Dealership” which annotated the experience of contacting a number of California dealers to get a read on how they were responding to the now-in-production Bolt EV. The surprising-to-some result was that, on balance, the second iteration of…

Cathie Associates moves to support offshore wind development in the U.S.

By Michelle Froese Cathie Associates’ new U.S. offshore wind hub is part of the company’s plans for international expansion and to support the American offshore wind market. Offshore geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy, Cathie Associates, have formed a new U.S. in Boston, Massachusetts dedicated to offshore wind development. “We have been following the industry for…

GM Makes 1st Chevy Bolt EV Delivery In Canada

By James Ayre GM has now delivered its first Chevy Bolt EV in Canada, to a Joe Winkfein in the Toronto area, according to recent reports GM Makes 1st Chevy Bolt EV Delivery In Canada was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook…

Boralex’s Port Ryerse Wind Farm now up & running in Ontario

By Michelle Froese Boralex Inc. has announced the commercial operation of the 10-MW Port Ryerse Wind Farm in Ontario, Canada. Representing an investment of slightly over $37 million, the project consists of four Siemens’ SWT 3.0 113 wind turbines and is endowed with a 20-year power purchase agreement with Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO). Port…

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