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US grid designed for 'yesterday's technologies'

US grid designed for 'yesterday's technologies'

UNITED STATES: Outdated wholesale market rules in the US are preventing full participation by renewable energy, including wind power, according to a new report by consultancy firm Grid Strategies.

Invenergy to acquire Grain Belt transmission line

Invenergy to acquire Grain Belt transmission line

UNITED STATES: Invenergy will acquire the high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) Grain Belt Express transmission project from developer Clean Line Energy.

New icing-detection software launched

New icing-detection software launched

CANADA: AI software company Clir Renewables has launched a new programme to detect icing on turbine blades and measure its impact on performance.

Boralex losses widen after drop in production

Boralex losses widen after drop in production

CANADA: Boralex's net losses widened to C$50 million (US$38 million) in the first nine months of the year due to lower production volumes, amortisation expenses, and acquisition and financing costs, according to the company.

New York launches 800MW tender

New York launches 800MW tender

UNITED STATES: New York state has launched a request for proposals (RfP) for at least 800MW of offshore wind projects.

GE sharpens blade research facilities

GE sharpens blade research facilities

UNITED STATES: LM Wind Power has unveiled its expanded US blade research centre at the NASA Michoud Campus near New Orleans, Louisiana.