Industry News

Opportunity for Solar to Dot the Coalfields of Southwest Virginia
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  May 29

The coal mining industry has been declining for decades in the far southwestern corner of Virginia, a trend made even worse of late due to the pandemic. The region has experienced a significant economic downturn as a result, with unemployment and poverty levels rising as no new opportunities have successfully


Kearsarge Energy Retains GZA for Massachusetts Solar Farm
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  May 29

GZA, a multi-disciplinary firm providing geotechnical, environmental, ecological, water and construction management services, has been retained by Kearsarge Energy and the town of Montague, Mass., for engineering services supporting the development of a new 3 MW solar energy farm. The project, which will also involve the capping of a long-abandoned landfill


Ailes Marine Selects Turbines for Saint Brieuc Wind Project
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 29

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received the firm order from Ailes Marine, an affiliate of Iberdrola, for 62 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines for the 496 MW Bay of Saint Brieuc offshore wind power plant.  This order also includes a 10-year agreement for turbine maintenance services. “This is excellent news


Covid-19 weekly updates: 25-29 May
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  May 29

Here are the key ways in which the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the wind power industry over the past week.


Utility cash brings full-scale 15MW Nezzy2 within reach
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  May 29

Aerodyn-engineering has joined forces with utility EnBW to accelerate the commercial development of the radical 15MW Nezzy2 twin-rotor offshore floater. Eize de Vries met company representatives at the test site.


Equinor to lead oil and gas majors' renewables spending
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  May 29

Ten oil and gas majors are expected to invest $17.5 billion in wind and solar over the next five years, but most of this outlay will be spent by just one company, according to new analysis.


RPCS Opens Mississippi Logistics Facility
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  May 29

RP Construction Services Inc. (RPCS), a California-based solar tracker project design, supply and installation subcontractor, has opened a new logistics facility in Kosciusko, Miss. The new facility is now the third distribution yard owned and operated by RPCS in order to serve the U.S. utility-scale solar market, complementing RPCS’s Texas


PV Evolution Labs Releases Results of PV Module Rankings
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  May 29

PV Evolution Labs (PVEL), an independent test lab for the global downstream solar industry, has published the 6th Edition of its PV Module Reliability Scorecard in partnership with DNV GL, a global certification body.  The report reveals eight new Top Performers compared to the 2019 Scorecard. However, it also shows that


Vineyard Wind Selects Geoquip Marine for Geotechnical Surveys
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 29

Vineyard Wind has partnered with Geoquip Marine to begin geotechnical surveys of the 501 North Federal Lease Area.  The site will be the eventual location of Vineyard Wind 1, an 804 MW project that will provide wind energy to the Massachusetts energy grid. Geoquip’s first engagement with Vineyard in 2018


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Ailes Marine Selects Turbines for Saint Brieuc Wind Project
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 29

Prysmian to Provide Inter-Array Cables to French Offshore Wind Farm
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 29

Prysmian to Provide Inter-Array Cables to French Offshore Wind Farm
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 29

Vineyard Wind Selects Geoquip Marine for Geotechnical Surveys
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 29

Recycling of Wind Turbine Blades Presents Industry Challenge
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 28

Principle Power secures Tokyo Gas backing
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  May 28

Recycling of Wind Turbine Blades Presents Industry Challenge
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 28

PGEC Moves Ahead With Rural Broadband
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  May 27

Weekly Fuel Price Watch
Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  |  May 26

Co-ops Find Creative Ways to Celebrate High School Grads Amid Pandemic
Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  |  May 26

Co-ops Staff Up on Beneficial Electrification to Meet Members’ Needs
Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  |  May 26

Flint Energies’ Murals Project Breathes New Life into Old Main Streets
Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  |  May 21

Minnkota and Fluor Work on Carbon Capture Project
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  May 21

Taos Solar Array Online for Kit Carson
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  May 20

State Cooperatives See Surging Delinquencies in Light of Coronavirus
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  May 18