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It's a good time to think about becoming a wind turbine technician.
GREG ALVAREZ JANUARY 8, 2016
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We know that U.S. wind energy has been growing at a fantastic rate, reaching 70 gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity last month with much more on the way. With over 50,000 wind turbines in the country, there’s a lot of operations and maintenance to done.

Meet our fastest growing profession: wind turbine technician.

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Technicians at work in Rolling Hills, IA.

The U.S Department of Labor recently announced growth in the field is expected to increase by 108 percent over the next ten years. That’s more than twice as much as occupational therapy assistants, the second fastest growing occupation.

U.S. voters’ support for wind power rises as wind eclipses 75 GW and costs drop

As the 2016 election enters its final stretch, new findings released by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) show the rapid rise of American wind

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PG&E is seeking proposals from developers to build small and midsize projects ranging from 0.5 MW to 20 MW for the Regional Renewable Choice program.

PG&E seeks proposals from California renewable-energy developers

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced a call for proposals for renewable energy developers to build projects for a new clean energy program available

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ABB will provide grid connection, transmission infrastructure, and wireless communication for security and monitoring cameras at the Pen y Cymoedd wind farm, England's highest capacity wind project. ABB’s wireless routers are designed to cope with almost any outdoor physical challenge and cyber security threats.

ABB to provide wireless network for highest capacity onshore wind farm in the UK

ABB is set to supply a secure wireless communications system to connect closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras at two new substations being supplied by ABB for the

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NorSea Group has established an offshore wind company in Denmark. The company aims to achieve organic growth and become a key player in European and global offshore markets.

NorSea Group establishes new offshore wind company

NorSea Group (NSG) has set up an offshore wind company in Denmark, which can deliver the full range of offshore wind industry services. The company

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Brookfield Renewable orders eleven N90/2500 turbines.

Nordex supplies turbines for 27.5-MW wind farm in Ireland

The Nordex Group is supplying 11 N90/2500 turbines for Brookfield Renewable in Ireland. The Slievecallan East project (named after the nearby Mount Slievecallan) is located on

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