Tag: Turbine

GE Energy Acquires Wind Tower Systems

On Friday, GE Energy announced the acquisition of new tower construction and erection technology from Utah based Wind Tower Systems, LLC. Wind Tower Systems has developed a space frame tower design to accommodate tower heights of over 100 meters that can be installed without the use of heavy lift cranes during construction. “We see great … Continue Reading

Renewable Electricity and Wine – A Perfect Pairing

An entry from our colleague Jake Storms: While wineries and vineyards have long been moving toward being “green,” several have taken the next step by installing renewable energy generation onsite. One of the most recent is August Cellars, just outside Newberg, Oregon. The winery recently installed a 150-foot-tall, 50-kilowatt wind turbine. August Cellars maneuvered around … Continue Reading

Limit Liability Risk By Complying With Recommended Wind Energy Guidelines?

From our colleague Eric Martin: After over two years of work, the federal Wind Turbine Guidelines Advisory Committee (“Committee”) recently released its final policy recommendations on how wind energy developers and operators can best assess and prevent adverse impacts to wildlife. Comprised of government, environmental, and wind industry stakeholders, the Committee recommends a five-tier approach … Continue Reading
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