Daily Archives: March 12, 2018

Vestas secures 72-MW turbine order in Sweden for its 4-MW platform

By Michelle Froese Long-term customer Stena Renewable AB has placed a 72-MW order for two projects in southern Sweden. Choosing the 4-MW platform’s flexibility, Vestas will deliver 16 of its V136-3.45 MW turbines with 3.6 MW Power Optimized Mode — specifically increased to 3.8 MW for the Kronoberget wind power project, and 3 V136-3.45 MW…

The 2018 Community Power State Scorecard

By John Farrell Originally published at ilsr.org. Each year, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance provides a score for each state’s energy policies based on how they help or hinder local clean energy action. In 2018, 21 states had a failing grade, 17 were mediocre, 11 had a passing grade, and just 2 excelled at enabling…

Senvion wins 30-MW EPC project from Engie

By Michelle Froese Senvion, a global manufacturer of wind turbines, has been awarded a 30-MW onshore wind project from Engie – a clean energy company, to deliver the Tithwa Project (won through Gujarat state competitive reverse auctions), as a sign of growing emphasis on renewable energy in India. The project will comprise of 13 Senvion…

India Relaxes Terms For Federal Wind Energy Auctions

By Saurabh Mahapatra The Solar Energy Corporation of India has modified some requirements for the fourth federal-level wind energy auction. The modifications are likely to be welcomed by project developers, as participation has been made easier and penalties have been reduced slightly. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Swedish Copper Mine Converting Monster Trucks To Run On Electricity

By Steve Hanley Sweden’s largest open pit copper mine is converting some of its Caterpillar mining trucks to run on electricity alone. The conversion will eliminate the need to burn thousands of gallons of diesel fuel each year and allow the trucks to almost double their speed. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

New York commits $1.4 billion to renewable energy

By Michelle Froese Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced the single largest commitment to renewable energy by a state in U.S. history at $1.4 billion, which will advance 26 large-scale renewable energy projects across New York. The competitive awards, driven by the Governor’s Clean Energy Standard mandate, are expected to generate enough clean, renewable energy…

Gujarat launches its second wind tender

INDIA: The wind-rich western state of Gujarat has announced a second 500MW auction, while neighbouring Maharashtra’s first tender failed to produce record-low prices. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

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