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Nordex installs 230-metre onshore turbine
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  June 28

GERMANY: Nordex has installed its N131 3.3MW turbine on its new 164-metre hybrid tower, resulting in the world's tallest turbine, the manufacturer claimed.


Linemen Give NASA Rocket a Hand
Source: ECT.coop  |  June 28

NASA officials in Mississippi didn’t need to call Houston to solve a problem because line crews from a local electric cooperative had just the right stuff. Coast EPA construction foreman Josh Ulrich (left) and journeyman lineman Aaron Morris helped raise power lines to make way for this Saturn V rocket. (Photo


La. Monument Helps Honor National Service
Source: ECT.coop  |  June 28

Protecting freedom comes with a price. In Louisiana’s Pointe Coupee Parish, electric cooperative staffers helped cast in stone a permanent reminder of that. Pointe Coupee EMC was among the organizations and individuals providing support for development of a new service monument honoring area veterans. (Photo By: Stafford Chenevert) “Members of the American


Only 1.2 GW For Offshore Wind? Not In MA’s Latest Energy Bill Proposal
Source: North American Windpower  |  June 27

Not long after the Massachusetts House passed an energy bill that would require the state to procure 1.2 GW of offshore wind power by 2027, the State Senate has released its own version of a bill, which ups the offshore wind carve-out to 2 GW.The newly released Senate version would


Nordex to repower Altenbruch I
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  June 27

GERMANY: Nordex will repower the 20.8MW Altenbruch I project in north Germany with nine 3MW turbines, boosting capacity to 27MW, with almost half the turbines.


Offshore Project Progress - 27 June
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  June 27

EUROPE: Recent project updates from Vattenfall's 400MW Horns Rev 3 site in Denmark, SSE's 558MW Beatrice development and Dong Energy's final investment decision at Borkum Riffgrund 2 project.


A Snapchat View of Youth Tour
Source: ECT.coop  |  June 27

“We are not on Snapchat,” Oscar Martinez makes clear. But his co-op is “dipping our toe in the water.” (L-R) CoServ Youth Tour students Harshini Vivekanandan, Amy Zhang and Meagan Corser in a Snapchat photo from Austin, Texas. (Photo Courtesy: Harshini Vivekanandan via CoServ) That first step into the pool came during


SunPower Breaks Efficiency Record For Silicon Solar Panel
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  June 27

California-based SunPower has announced yet another efficiency world record for a solar panel using silicon cells. After achieving a record-breaking 22.8% efficiency with its X-Series solar panel earlier this year, the company has now reached a new high of 24.1% efficiency. SunPower says the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable


Spanish wind faces extended freeze
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  June 27

SPAIN: Spain's incumbent right-wing People's Party (PP), responsible for freezing the national wind market since taking office in 2011, looks set to continue in government, pending coalition negotiations.


Previous Stories

U.S. Conference Of Mayors Crowns Climate Protection Leaders
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  June 27

Only 1.2 GW For Offshore Wind? Not In MA’s Latest Energy Bill Proposal
Source: North American Windpower  |  June 27

Vestas Wins New Orders In Vietnam And Greece
Source: North American Windpower  |  June 27

Good News For Property Values Near Colorado Wind Farm
Source: North American Windpower  |  June 27

Nordex To Repower German Wind Farm, Cut Number Of Turbines By Nearly Half
Source: North American Windpower  |  June 27

Vestas Wins New Orders In Vietnam And Greece
Source: North American Windpower  |  June 27

Nordex To Repower German Wind Farm, Cut Number Of Turbines By Nearly Half
Source: North American Windpower  |  June 27

Good News For Property Values Near Colorado Wind Farm
Source: North American Windpower  |  June 27

GameChange Solar Nets Orders For Fixed-Tilt Racking In N.C.
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  June 27

Masdar Consortium Wins Bid For 800 MW Dubai Solar Project
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  June 27

USDA Announces New Program to Help Rural Utilities
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  June 22

EIA Predicts Slow Sales Growth
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  June 20

What Jo Ann Emerson Means to NRECA
Source: ECT.coop  |  June 20

Wolverine Announces Commission of Alpine Power Plant
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  June 17

Texas Grid Operator Expects Major Increase in Solar Growth
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  June 14

Energy Department Announces $3 Million for Industry HPC Access
Source: EERE Network News  |  March 23

DOI Announces Milestone for Wind Energy Development Off New York's Shore
Source: EERE Network News  |  March 23

Lab-Corps Program Announces Second Round of Training for Entrepreneurial Teams at National Labs
Source: EERE Network News  |  March 23

Eagles are Making Wind Turbines Safer for Birds
Source: EERE Network News  |  March 23