Tagged Wind

UL releases January 2019 Wind Trends Bulletin

By Michelle Froese Renewable energy consultants, UL (formerly AWS Truepower) have released their Wind Trends Bulletin for January 2019. Monthly wind performance maps for December show deviations from average conditions in the wind resource for the month in every region of the world. The monthly Wind Trends Bulletin is based on a custom combination of…

Stormy argument halts Vineyard Wind hearing #MA

By National Wind Watch A public hearing for Vineyard Wind’s proposed undersea cables that would run through Edgartown waters was cut off abruptly after several heated exchanges at a Martha’s Vineyard Commission meeting Thursday night. Vineyard Wind plans to build an 84-turbine, 800-megawatt wind farm 14 miles off the coast of Massachusetts, but representatives from…

Expert: Towers could cause insidious problem #IL

By National Wind Watch CLINTON – Opponents of the planned Alta Farms wind energy project received support Tuesday from some experts, including a physicist with a meteorological background. Donald Waddell, a 31-year resident of DeWitt County, testified before the third in a series of five Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) hearings. The hearings are to…

Wind turbine project proposed in Packer Twp. #PA

By National Wind Watch A proposed 80-megawatt, $125 million wind turbine project may be coming to Packer Township and Nesquehoning. This week, Liberty Power, a subsidiary of Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp. in Ontario, Canada, held an open house for area residents to learn about the Broad Mountain Wind Project that is proposed in Packer…

Wind energy under discussion #KS

By National Wind Watch Members of the House Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications Committee, including Rep. Mark Schreiber of Emporia, have spent the last several days hearing testimony regarding wind farms. The committee heard testimony from proponents and opponents of a bill that would impose heavy restrictions on new wind energy developments across the state. The…

Poseidon launches advanced industrial IoT fluid-monitoring system

By Michelle Froese The Trident AP2200 is capable of integrating most wireless sensors and wired digital/analog sensors, easily adding expanded online monitoring to more components and equipment using PSL. Poseidon Systems has released its next-generation Trident Fluid Quality Monitoring System (FQMS) 2.0, an advanced industrial IoT fluid monitoring system. The Trident FQM 2.0 was purpose…

Michigan’s DTE Electric issues new green bonds

By Michelle Froese DTE offered its first green bonds in May 2018. DTE Electric recently issued its second offering of green bonds. The $650 million in bonds will finance green investments, including renewable energy and energy efficiency. In its initial green bond offering in May 2018, DTE became the fifth investment-grade energy company in the…

Former Iowa senator, Jeff Danielson, joins AWEA

By Michelle Froese The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has hired Jeff Danielson to lead state policy advocacy efforts across Midwestern and Plains states. In his new role as AWEA’s Central Region Director, Danielson will advocate for pro-growth policies to help wind power expand and meet strong consumer demand for clean energy. Jeff Danielson Prior…

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