wind industry

Why Renewable Companies Should Be Paying Attention To Mauna Kea

There is a monumental political and cultural uprising happening in Hawaii at this very moment. While this particular issue is focused on a telescope (more on that below), it has really clear indications for other types of development in the future, including renewables. Solar companies, wind companies, and other renewable industry people would do well to learn from what’s happening on the mountain. There are big lessons to be learned here.

Gamesa Inaugurates 640 MW Brazil Nacelle Factory

One of the planet’s most prominent wind energy manufacturers, Gamesa, announced the official inauguration of its expanded nacelle assembly factory in Brazil, which will be capable of producing 640 MW of produce each year and focused nearly entirely on the Brazil wind market. The factory, located in Camaçari, in the north-east … [continued]

The Future of Germany’s Wind Industry

Originally Published in the ECOreport Germany has long been one of the world’s leading centers of the wind industry, so I welcomed an opportunity to question Esther Frey, renewable energies expert at Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI), about this technology’s effectiveness and future development. GTAI is the foreign trade and … [continued]

Vestas First Quarter Earnings Up On Year Previous

Vestas, one of the biggest names in wind energy manufacturing, released their own first-quarterly earnings on Wednesday, showing revenue, earnings, and free cash flow increased over the same quarter in 2013. According to the press release put out by the Danish manufacturer, Vestas generated €1.283 million in revenue, an increase of … [continued]

Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA)(

Republican Senator Slams Fossil & Nuclear Energy Subsidies In Face Of Wind Energy Tax Credit…

Several weeks ago Peter Sinclair of Climate Denial Crock of the Week took up the latest news from the seesawing $14 billion wind industry in the US, which is the world’s second-largest buyer of turbines. Sinclair publicized a short video of Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA, above) revealing an “intellectually dishonest” accusation … [continued]