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As zebras watch, Detroit Zoo announces switch to wind energy #MI

By National Wind Watch Royal Oak – Before an attentive audience of elected officials, reporters and zebras, the Detroit Zoo announced Thursday that it’s embracing a renewable energy plan and will ultimately draw all of its electricity from Michigan wind parks. The contract, part of DTE Energy’s MIGreenPower program, will take effect in 2021. The…

Castrol launches new Wind Academy to “up-skill” O&M techs

By Michelle Froese Castrol, a provider of lubricants to the wind energy industry, is launching the Castrol Wind Academy. The new Academy is a multi-channel training program designed to up-skill wind energy operations and maintenance (O&M) technician teams with the latest insights, technologies, processes, and examples of how best practices in O&M can improve operational…

New NRDC tool calculates cost of electricity by resource & region

By Michelle Froese The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has launched a new tool that can help utilities, institutions, state, and local policymakers, and the public get better answers about the changing economics of today’s power sector. With NDRC’s new tool, users can elect a state and compare the cost of building and operating a…

ENGIE signs renewable energy deal with New Jersey school

By Michelle Froese ENGIE Resources, one of the top commercial electricity providers in the nation, announced a five-year energy agreement with Princeton Day School, which provides the campus with budget certainty while also encouraging the development of renewable energy, including wind farms and solar arrays. The new agreement is expected to provide the campus with…

Hywind Tampen Secures Enova Funding

By Nadja Skopljak Equinor has secured funding of up to NOK 2.3 billion (circa EUR 231.5 million) […] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Wind » News by topic

Dodge County wind farm project hits the brakes #MN

By National Wind Watch MANTORVILLE – A proposed 170-megawatt wind farm that would span from Steele to Olmsted counties saw the air go out of its sails, at least for the immediate future. NextEra, developer of The Dodge County Wind project, has suspended its application for a site permit and certificate of need on the…

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