Why Trump Should Embrace – Not Ditch – Green Energy

Arthur van Benthem , a Wharton professor of business economics and public policy, argues in this opinion piece that the recent U.S. election should not be mistaken for a referendum on which way the country should go on the environment. The 2016 presidential election was a vote on many issues. View full post on Wind […]

Wind farm planned for Dodge County

If all goes according to plan, Nextera Energy Resources will build an 89-turbine wind farm in Dodge County in 2018. A public forum to discuss the project is set for 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Dec 8 at the Claremont American Legion, 220 W. Front St. Clay Cameron, community development leader for the company, talked […]

China set to invest $174 billion in clean energy over next four years

The world's most populous country is about to invest a whole lot of money in clean energy . Clean Technica reports that China is planning to spend about $174 billion on hydroelectric and wind energy projects over the next four years. View full post on Wind Power News

Siemens Wind Power presents first customized turbine transport vessel in Esbjerg

For Ro-Ro loading, a large bow door can be opened. A telescopic roof protects the nacelles from salty seawater spray. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind energy fans, landowners face off in Grundy County

Paul Marshall, a farmer in LaSalle County, is trying to block Rock Island Clean Line LLC from building an electric transmission line across his property. Paul Marshall, a farmer in LaSalle County, is trying to block Rock Island Clean Line LLC from building an electric transmission line across his property. View full post on Wind […]

Hull’s Siemens factory produces first batch of wind turbine blades

New £310m plant hailed as positive ‘perfect storm’ for port area with one of Britain’s highest unemployment rates A new £310m factory in Hull that makes wind turbine blades has been hailed by ministers as proof that manufacturing has a “glittering” future in the UK. The first batch of 75-metre blades have emerged from the […]

Wind farm on course for completion before end of year

Work to install the final two wind turbines at Ovenden Moor's new wind farm is on course to be completed by the end of the year, according to developers. When finalised, nine new 115m high turbines will stand tall on the site – some of the highest structures in the country. View full post on […]

Siemens’ £310m Hull plant will take windfarm technology to new level

Greg Clark welcomes 700-job factory, which will produce hundreds of 75m-long blades a year for a new generation of offshore windfarms The first batch of 75-metre-long wind turbine blades will roll out of a new factory in Hull on Thursday, destined for huge windfarms off the UK’s coast. The inauguration of the Siemens plant at […]

Europe’s power market reform a boon for struggling utilities

PARIS, Nov 30 European utilities welcomed long-awaited power market reform proposals on Wednesday, hoping a framework to subsidise fossil fuel plants and plans to wind down a key support for renewable energy could turn the page on years of crisis. The European Commission's 1,000-page draft reform “Winter Package” proposes binding targets to cut energy use […]

General Electric Wind Energy chooses Globalstar’s SPOT Gen3 to Safeguard Workers in EMEA and Asia

General Electric Wind Energy will equip its employees in Pakistan and Morocco with Globalstar's SPOT Gen3 safety devices , followed by deployments in further new markets across Europe, Middle East and Africa Following a rigorous selection process, SPOT Gen3 was chosen for satellite tracking, one-touch SOS capability, superior reach and reliability SPOT system, including GEOS […]