Industry News

SUNY, NYSERDA Launch OWTI to Develop Offshore Wind Workforce
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 15

The State University of New York (SUNY) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) have launched New York’s Offshore Wind Training Institute (OWTI) to train 2,500 workers as part of the largest public investment in offshore wind workforce development by any state in the U.S.  Through a


Pine Gate Closes on North Carolina Solar, Solar+Storage Projects
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  January 15

Pine Gate Renewables, a fully-integrated utility-scale solar development company, has closed financing on a new 12-project fund of solar and solar+storage sites in North Carolina.  The projects in the fund will sell power under long-term contracts to Duke Energy Progress, Duke Energy Carolinas and Halifax EMC. Crestmark, a division of MetaBank,


SunBrush mobil Expands PV Cleaning Operations into the U.S. Market
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  January 15

SunBrush mobil, a Germany-based provider of PV cleaning systems, has opened a branch office, SunBrush USA, in Henderson, Nev.  The joint venture of SunBrush mobil and Halse Solar Ltd., SunBrush’s importer for the U.K. and Irish markets, will sell and maintain the PV cleaning systems and deliver spare parts to PV


Massachusetts governor vetoes higher offshore wind target
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  January 15

A climate bill that would have raised the state’s offshore wind target by an additional 2.4GW has been stymied by the governor on the grounds that cutting emissions by an extra 5% in the next ten years would cost $6 billion


European demand helps Nordex orders level in 2020 despite coronavirus
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  January 15

Nordex received more than 6GW of orders in 16 countries in 2020 thanks to strong demand in Q4


Northeastern REMC to Utilize Battery Storage System
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  January 15

In December, Northeastern REMC contracted with battery maker FlexGen for a total of 31 MW of lithium iron phosphate batteries to be fully operational by 2023. The 109-megawatt-hour battery energy storage system, one of the largest to be owned and operated by an electric coop, is expected to save coop


Vestas halts 150 turbines following blade investigation
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  January 15

Vestas has removed from operation 150 turbines of its V150 turbines, following a collapsed turbine at a Swedish wind farm last year.


California Grant Program Improves Tribal Access to Clean Energy
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  January 15

The Tribal Government Challenge Planning Grant Program has awarded nearly $2 million to projects that identify solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve clean energy access and advance climate resiliency on Tribal lands and in tribal communities.    Funded by the California Energy Commission (CEC) and administered in partnership with the California


Offshore wind newcomer divests 80% of Swedish lake project
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  January 15

UK investment firm Downing will buy a majority stake in a 100MW wind farm in Lake Vänern for around €29 million


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SUNY, NYSERDA Launch OWTI to Develop Offshore Wind Workforce
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 15

Ameren Missouri Closes on Second Wind Energy Center
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 15

SEACOR Marine Completes Sale of Windcat Workboats to CMB
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 15

SEACOR Marine Completes Sale of Windcat Workboats to CMB
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 15

Ameren Missouri Closes on Second Wind Energy Center
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 15

Co-ops Create Electric Vehicle Charging Network in Upper Midwest
Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  |  January 14

PepsiCo Unveils Plans to Achieve Net-Zero Emissions by 2040
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 14

PepsiCo Unveils Sustainability Strategy to Achieve Net-Zero Emissions
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  January 14

PepsiCo Unveils Plans to Achieve Net-Zero Emissions by 2040
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 14

Battery System Will Save Indiana Co-op Millions in Power Costs
Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  |  January 13

Ice, Wet Snow Keep Co-op Crews on the Go in Illinois
Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  |  January 12

York Electric Cooperative and Comporium Latest in Telco Electric Broadband Partnership
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  January 12

Weekly Fuel Price Watch
Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  |  January 12

Maryland Electric Cooperative Awards $30 Million Energy Efficiency Contract
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  January 8

NRECA to Press Congress to Approve Repricing of RUS Loans
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  January 8

Privacy trunk back seat cover for Audi Q7
Source: ECT.coop  |  August 28