Industry News

Equinor picks new CEO to ‘accelerate energy transition’
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  August 10

Incoming Equinor CEO Anders Opedal has been executive president of technology in the company's projects and drilling unit since 2018.


Brattle Group Releases Report on New York Offshore Wind Transmission
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 7

A new report on offshore wind transmission by economic consulting firm The Brattle Group finds electric grid cost savings of over $500 million and significantly reduced environmental impacts and project risks in developing a multi-user, planned transmission system for offshore wind in New York.  The report, Offshore Wind Transmission: An Analysis


First Solar Enters Membership Interest Purchase Agreement
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  August 7

First Solar Inc., a provider of photovoltaic (PV) solar solutions, has entered into a membership interest purchase agreement with NovaSource Power Services, a portfolio company of Toronto-based private equity firm Clairvest Group Inc., pursuant to which NovaSource will acquire First Solar’s North American Operations and Maintenance (O&M) business.  Upon closing of


First power at Borssele III & IV
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  August 7

The 731.5MW Borssele III & IV wind farm has supplied its first power, and is due to be fully online by October 2020


GE secures supercomputer access for offshore wind research
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  August 7

GE Research will use a US government supercomputer to conduct otherwise unfeasible research to lead to improved efficiencies in offshore wind production


Pandemic Likely to Continue Affecting Electricity Demand
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  August 7

According to a recent CoBank report, demand for electricity is not expected to rebound to pre-COVID-19 levels until at least 2022. While the drop in commercial demand has been somewhat offset by residential demand due to stay-at-home orders, there are signs this sector will also weaken. This may result in


Nordex secures €350 million Covid-19 aid loan
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  August 7

Nordex's CFO said the loan would protect the company from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic


SRP: 21 Arizona Companies Sign Solar Agreements
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  August 7

Salt River Project (SRP), an Arizona-based utility company, says 21 commercial, municipal and school district customers across the state have signed agreements to get a portion of their energy from the sun – a total of 100 MW of solar energy will soon be helping to power operations at these


JinkoSolar Unveils New N-Type Tiger Pro Solar Module
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  August 7

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd., a global solar module manufacturer, has launched its new generation of the 610 W Tiger Pro High-efficiency monocrystalline TR solar module and its building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) solutions product series. The key feature of the Tiger Pro 610 W is the N-Type HOT 2.0 high-efficiency cell technology, independently


Previous Stories

The Borssele Offshore Wind Project Achieves First Power
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 7

Ares Management Completes Sale of Aviator Wind Project
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 7

GE Researchers Granted Access to the Summit Supercomputer
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 7

Brattle Group Releases Report on New York Offshore Wind Transmission
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 7

GE Researchers Granted Access to the Summit Supercomputer
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 7

The Borssele Offshore Wind Project Achieves First Power
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 7

Ares Management Completes Sale of Aviator Wind Project
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 7

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Urge Leaders to Include Co-op Debt Relief in COVID Bill
Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  |  August 6

Along Those Lines: How Co-ops Work With Federal Partners to Mitigate Wildfire Risks
Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  |  August 6

PG&E Launches Financial Assistance Pilot for Home Storage Systems
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  August 6

CoBank Report: Electricity Demand Unlikely to Rebound Until at Least 2022
Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  |  August 5

Co-ops From Chesapeake Bay to New England Repairing Tropical Storm Damage
Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  |  August 4

Colquitt EMC Partners with Windstream for Fiber Deployment
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  August 4

Kansas Coop Consolidation Receives Board Approvals
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  August 3

COVID-19 Relief Funds to Expand Internet in Mississippi
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  July 31