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Siemens signs wind O&M contract extension

05/06/2013

Siemens signed 15-year contract extensions with RES Americas for service and maintenance at two wind projects in Texas.

Suzlon bringing wind turbines to N. American market

05/06/2013

Suzlon Group said it has upgraded its S97-2.1 MW wind turbine to handle higher wind speeds in a 60 Hz version for the North American market.

Northern Power Systems unveils new low-wind speed turbines

05/06/2013

Northern Power Systems is now offering two new wind turbine models designed for low wind sites.

Five companies planning wind power projects in North Dakota

05/06/2013

Five companies have filed letters of intent with the North Dakota Public Service Commission to build wind power projects in the state.

Texas wind farm undergoes upgrade

05/06/2013

S&C Electric Co. was awarded a $2.6 million contract by Sweetwater Wind to upgrade a portion of the 585 MW wind farm in Sweetwater, Texas.

GE contracts 1 GW of wind turbines, unveils newest offering

05/06/2013

After the extension of the Production Tax Credit on January 1, 2013, GE’s renewable energy unit said it has signed 1 GW of U.S. wind turbine orders as of May 6.

Wind Turbine Lubrication and Maintenance: Protecting Investments in Renewable Energy

05/01/2013

Like any other piece of major equipment in the power industry, wind turbines represent a large investment for the companies that rely on them to generate both electricity and revenue.

North American Utilities Commit to Reliable, Affordable Wind Energy

05/01/2013

Wind energy's contributions of clean power in North America in 2012 grew significantly.

Invenergy buys GE wind turbine with battery storage

05/01/2013

Invenergy purchased three GE 2.5-120 wind turbines as part of an 86-turbine deal with GE for a wind farm in Texas

Wind power project in Ontario breaks ground

04/30/2013

Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. and Pattern Energy Group broke ground on the 270 MW South Kent Wind project in Ontario.

Finavera Wind Energy finalizes $28mn sale of wind projects to Pattern Energy

04/29/2013

Finavera Wind Energy Inc. has announced the completion of the sale of two of its wind power projects for $28 million to Pattern Renewable Holdings Canada ULC.

Mass Megawatts launches campaign for first profitable quarter in 15-year history

04/29/2013

Mass Megawatts Wind Power Inc. launched an effort Monday to be profitable in the fiscal year ending April 30, 2014 for the first time in the company’s 15-year history.

Global marketplace and clearinghouse created for U.S. wind industry

04/29/2013

Consulting firm Totaro & Associates launched a global marketplace and central clearinghouse for the wind industry to buy, sell or license intellectual property (IP) and technology.

Broadwind Energy signs $34mn wind tower order

04/29/2013

Broadwind Energy Inc. received a $34 million order for towers from an unnamed U.S. wind manufacturer.

Alstom to build hybrid-style wind energy tower for German company

04/25/2013

Alstom signed a memorandum of understanding with Max Bögl Wind AG, a wind energy project planner and builder based in Germany.

Joint venture adds two wind power projects in Mexico to portfolio

04/25/2013

Renovalia Energy and the First Reserve Energy Infrastructure Fund of First Reserve are adding two wind power plants in southern Mexico to the joint venture’s portfolio.

AWEA names Kiernan as new CEO

04/25/2013

The Board of Directors for the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) named Tom Kiernan as the new chief executive officer effective May 28.

DOE: New battery could help solar and wind power the grid

04/25/2013

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have designed a low-cost, long-life "flow" battery that could enable solar and wind energy to become major suppliers to the electrical grid.

Duke plans to reach 6,000 MW of renewable energy by 2020

04/22/2013

Duke Energy has released its most recent sustainability report, which lists a goal of increasing the company’s renewable portfolio and reaching 6,000 MW of wind, solar and biomass power capacity by 2020 among its other goals.

Georgia Power purchases 250 MW of wind energy

04/22/2013

Georgia Power signed an agreement with EDP Renewables North America to add 250 MW  of wind energy to its portfolio.