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Wind


Technical articles and commentary on wind power generation issues for power plant owners and operators, from siting to financing and operating

Hydrogen and the Energy Transition

Power systems around the world are changing. Renewable energy, mainly in the form of wind and solar generation, is being added everywhere, while more traditional forms of power, such as…



GE Turbines Will Supply Europe’s Largest Onshore Wind Farm

GE Renewable Energy and independent asset manager Luxcara announced an agreement to develop Europe's largest onshore wind farm, an installation that includes a 25-year full-turbine service and maintenance contract. Luxcara…


GE, Labs Join Project for 3D-Printed Wind Turbine Blades

Three GE business units will partner with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) to develop and demonstrate an integrated additive manufacturing process for high-performance…


Retirement Set for Wisconsin’s Second-Largest Coal Plant

The Columbia Energy Center, a two-unit 1,100-MW coal-fired station located in Columbia County, Wisconsin, south of Portage, will be permanently retired by the end of 2024.    Alliant Energy, which…


Renewable Energy Insiders Remain Optimistic About the Future

It was about a year ago that COVID-19 gained the world’s attention. The first laboratory-confirmed case of COVID-19 in the U.S. was reported to the Centers for Disease Control and…


Supporting Grid Demand with Renewables

Internet of Things (IoT)-based energy management systems centered around edge controllers provide the functionality required to match renewable energy output with power requirements. Traditional baseload power generation units can be…