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North America doubles standardized wind tech safety training in 2019

By WPED Staff Demand from major wind energy employers for standardized safety training has led to a major increase in the use of Global Wind Organisation (GWO) standards in North America. The training, which covers basic safety and technical skills for one of the fastest-growing jobs in America, almost doubled in 2019, with training providers…

Kimberly-Clark boots up 3-MW solar array in Georgia

By Kelly Pickerel A 3-MW solar project has been completed and commercialized by United Renewable Energy at Kimberly-Clark’s facility in LaGrange, Georgia. The project was the result of collaboration between Kimberly-Clark’s facility, United Renewable Energy as the project developer and builder, and NextEra Energy Resources, through a subsidiary, which is the long-term project owner. All…

Greenbacker Renewable Energy adds 5-MW community wind project to portfolio

By WPED Staff Greenbacker Renewable Energy announced that, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, it purchased the rights to a two-turbine 5-MW wind project, Holiday Hill, from Cornerstone Renewables. Located in Russell, Massachusetts, Holiday Hill is contracted to sell electricity through 25-year offtake agreements with three local utilities. “The Holiday Hill project is an excellent addition to…

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