Court holds (wind farm) project construction constitutes “mining” on tribal lands

The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit recently held that excavation work performed by a private company when installing wind turbines constituted “mining” under the federal regulation governing mineral development on tribal land.

ALL Crane Adds Two Manitowoc MLC650s, Four Grove GRT8100s

The large capacity MLC650 has a 717-ton capacity and features the Variable Position Counterweight (VPC) technology that automatically positions the crane’s counterweight to match lifting demands.

CraneWorks Canada named as Bronto Skylift’s distributor in Canada

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, CraneWorks operates eight full-service facilities in the US and Canada, offering new and used sales, nationwide service.

Siemens Gamesa secures order for new wind project in Argentina

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy continues to grow in Latin America, having established itself as the number-one OEM in 2016, according to the FTI rankings, with this new order for the supply of 97 MW in Argentina. In September, the company secured a contract from Parque Eólico Arauco SAPEM (majority-owned by the Argentine state) for the

RES begins construction on EDP Renewables’ Hog Creek Wind Project

Renewable Energy Systems (RES), a developer and operator of wind and renewable energy projects in the Americas, announced that construction has begun on the Hog Creek Wind Project located in Hardin County, Ohio. The project, owned by EDP Renewables (EDPR), is on schedule to be operational before the end of 2017, and will provide enough clean

Draft Environmental Assessment for Project Icebreaker available for review

The manager for Project Icebreaker, the wind farm slated for offshore of Cleveland, held an open house recently so interested parties could see the progress and quiz those involved with the many surveys and report necessary.

GE unveils its largest onshore wind turbine yet

GE Renewable Energy unveiled its brand-new 4.8–158 onshore wind turbine, GE’s largest high-efficiency turbine to date. Featuring the largest rotor in the segment and innovative blade design, the 4.8-158 offers a significant improvement in Annual Energy Production (AEP), reducing the cost of energy for customers with low to medium wind speed sites. The new 4.8-MW

Enel to begin construction on Peru’s largest wind farm

Enel, through its subsidiary Enel Green Power Peru (EGPP), has started construction of Wayra I1, its first wind farm in Peru, located in the district of Marcona, Ica region. The facility, where the first wind turbines are currently being installed, will have a total capacity of 132 MW and, once completed, will be the country’s

Lagerway to test newly desinged Climbing Crane for wind-turbine installation

Lagerwey is currently testing the first climbing crane in the world for the installation of wind turbines in the Netherlands. The new crane has already undergone extensive testing on the ground, and it will now undergo review of its climbing and hoisting capabilities. The test is being carried out on the highest wind turbine on

Dong Energy builds wind farms in Germany without subsidies

Dong Energy said it is confident that financial investors will be prepared to buy equity stakes in the 480 MW of German offshore wind farms, which the company won the rights to build thanks to record-breaking zero-subsidy bids in an auction in April.