Wind power

MFG closes a wind turbine blade factory employing 300 people

Mold Fiber Glass Cos. (MFG) based in Ashtabula, Ohio, is closing a factory in Aberdeen, South Dakota, which employs around 300 people to make wind turbine blades. CEO David Giovannini cited long-term changes in market conditions, foreign competition and proposed revisions to tax policies affecting the wind industry as reasons …

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Cooper signs decree setting targets for offshore wind

An offshore wind farm. Photo: Office of Ocean Energy Management The Cooper administration on Wednesday announced another step towards developing a clean energy economy. Governor Roy Cooper’s office said his new directive, executive decree n ° 218, signed on Wednesday reaffirms the state’s commitment to create clean energy jobs, increase …

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Rural and green wind energy has its drawbacks

June 8, 2021 3:39 p.m. ET Wind turbines are spinning in Ocotillo, Calif., May 29, 2020. Photo: bing guan / Reuters Regarding the May 25 letter from the CEO of the American Clean Power Association, Heather Zichal: Communities rarely know what they are accepting. As an energy lawyer in upstate …

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Erebus floating wind farm: geotechnical

OE staff June 8, 2021 Credit: Blue Gem Wind Blue Gem Wind, the joint venture between TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Energy, has started geotechnical surveys on the Angle Peninsula in Wales, to examine the route of the land cable for its Erebus floating wind farm project. The work, which began …

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Nexif Energy and RATCH form a wind energy partnership

Nexif Energy, the Australian and Southeast Asian power company, backed by Denham Capital, announced that it has formed a 50/50 partnership with RATCH Group for the construction and operation of its generation project wind power plant Nexif Energy Ben Tre (NEBT) in Vietnam. This is the second project Nexif Energy …

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