Industry News

Top three western OEMs to corner 60% of market by 2028
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  November 12

The three leading western turbine OEMs will increase their combined market share from 47% in 2019 to more than 60% in 2028, according to a new forecast.


Asia Pacific to drive 'global market to 2030'
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  November 12

"Significant capacity additions" in Asia Pacific are expected to drive a 29% growth in the value of the global wind power market between 2019 and 2030, reaching $124.6 billion by the end of the forecasting period, according to new analysis.


McDonald’s Completes Virtual PPA for Aviator Wind West Output
Source: North American Windpower  |  November 11

McDonald’s has signed two long-term, large-scale virtual power purchase agreements to buy the renewable energy generated by Aviator Wind West and a solar project located in Texas. The virtual PPAs total 380 MW: 160 MW from the as-yet-unnamed solar development and 220 MW from Aviator Wind West, which is a part of the overall 525


SunPower Splits, Creating Maxeon Solar Technologies
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  November 11

Solar PV module maker SunPower says it is splitting the company in two: SunPower on one side, and the newly formed Maxeon Solar Technologies on the other. Both will be publicly traded, independent companies. “We believe that the solar industry is entering a period of extended growth, where success will be driven by value-chain specialization,


Outdated software leaves developers 'vulnerable' to cyber attacks
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  November 11

Renewable energy developers are "very unprepared" for cyber security attacks, a senior analyst for underwriter GCube told Windpower Monthly, after an attack victim was named in government documents.


Co-Op Will Hit 100 Percent Daytime Solar Ahead of Schedule
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  November 11

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) has finalized an agreement with Torch Clean Energy to purchase and develop two new solar array and storage facilities for a total of 21 MW of additional solar capacity and 15 MW of storage capacity. With the completion of these installations, KCEC will surpass the 35 MW required to meet


Lars Bondo Krogsgaard leaves MHI Vestas
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  November 11

MHI Vestas co-CEO Lars Bondo Krogsgaard has resigned and has been replaced by former Vestas vice president of product management, Johnny Thomsen.


CIGS Thin-Film Solar Module Nears 19 Percent Efficiency
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  November 11

MiaSolé says the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE has independently confirmed an 18.64% aperture area conversion efficiency rate on one of its commercial-size flexible PV modules (aperture area 1.08 m2). The cells and module were made using MiaSolé production equipment in Santa Clara, Calif. “This latest achievement in the


McDonald’s Completes Virtual PPA for Aviator Wind West Output
Source: North American Windpower  |  November 11

McDonald’s has signed two long-term, large-scale virtual power purchase agreements to buy the renewable energy generated by Aviator Wind West and a solar project located in Texas. The virtual PPAs total 380 MW: 160 MW from the as-yet-unnamed solar development and 220 MW from Aviator Wind West, which is a part of the overall 525


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Investor Takes Stake in Prairie Breeze II and III Wind Farms
Source: North American Windpower  |  November 8

Investor Takes Stake in Prairie Breeze II and III Wind Farms
Source: North American Windpower  |  November 8

New Mexico Cooperative Adds Solar + Storage, Reaches 100% Daytime Solar
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  November 8

DTE Restructures to Support Growth of Renewable Energy Portfolio
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  November 8

DTE Restructures to Support Growth of Renewable Energy Portfolio
Source: North American Windpower  |  November 8

DTE Restructures to Support Growth of Renewable Energy Portfolio
Source: North American Windpower  |  November 8

Delaware Electric Cooperative Expands Solar Farm
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  November 7

USDA Invests in Rural Broadband for Virginia Families
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  November 7

USDA Invests in Rural Electric Infrastructure Improvements
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  November 7

Tenaska Secures Funding for Nobles 2 Wind Farm
Source: North American Windpower  |  November 6

Tenaska Secures Funding for Nobles 2 Wind Farm
Source: North American Windpower  |  November 6