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TTP News & Industry Updates

  Google has officially hit its 100% Renewable Energy target with contracts in hand to purchase 3 gigawatts of output from renewable energy projects.  Learn more here.

April 2018
  Keep 'em Spinning - Informative radio interview on what it takes to become a wind turbine technician - the fastest growing job classification in the US.  Click here.

February 2017

  New PTC guidance by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued in May provides new opportunity for the repowering aging US wind projects.
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October 2016
  U.S. takes number 1 spot In global wind production for 2015 producing over 190 million MWh of wind energy and Iowa achieves a new milestone of more than 30% of in-state electricity generation from wind power. Learn more here

March 2016
  California continues to lead the way in renewable energy legislation. The Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015, is sponsored by Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, and pushes California's renewable portfolio standard (RPS) to 50% by Dec. 31, 2030, from the current 33% by 2020.  Learn more here.

October 2015
  TTP is proud to be a sponsor of the 2015 Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Solar Decathlon team. The team will compete in the U.S. DOE competition in Irvine, CA this October in 10 categories of efficient and sustainable design.  Learn more here.

July 2015
 

TTP will be attending AWEA Windpower 2015 in Orlando, FL May 18th - 21st.  If you would like to meet there to discuss any technical support you may need from wind project development through project construction and operation, please contact us at info@ttpwind.com or call 805-453-2588.  Register to attend Windpower 2015 here.
April 2015

 

Global installed wind capacity increased by an impressive 16% in 2014 to reach just over 350GW of total wind capacity installed globally as reported by Wind Power Monthly.  Learn more here.
April 2015
  Many major corporations are ramping up their use of renewable energy to join Intel, Microsoft, REI and others in the EPA's 100% club.  Learn more here.
Feb 2015
  Dec 2014
  The latest data indicates that the U.S. leads the way in global wind energy production! Learn more here.
13 Nov 2014

Europe leads the way in the percentage of wind power in use, but China and the U.S. lead in total installed capacity.  Learn more here.
Sept 2014

  Craig Christenson, President and CEO of Turbine Technology Partners, is honored to be participating in the US Department of Energy's 2014 Wind Energy Technologies Office Peer Review in Arlington, Virginia, 3/24/14-3/28/14. Learn more about the DOE Wind Energy Technology programs here.

March 2014
  Turbine Technology Partners will be attending Windpower 2014 in Las Vegas May 5th - 8th.  If you would like to meet there to discuss how TTP can help you with any turbine performance or reliability challenges please contact us at info@turbinetechpartners.com.  TTP has particular technical expertise in Clipper 2.5 MW wind turbines, GE turbines and historical Zond turbines. 
  First Wind's Kahuku Wind Project Back Online at Full Power Following 2012 Energy-Storage Fire: Following an energy-storage facility fire that suspended the wind farm's operations since August 2012, First Wind says it worked with Hawaiian Electric Co. (HECO) and other experts to bring the Kahuku project back online.  Read more here.
  DEC 2013, Does it pay to repower an aging U.S. wind site? 

TTP has published an article in North American Wind Power on the economic trade-offs of repowering aging US wind projects versus continuing to operate older turbines. We would be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding this topic or on how to best optimize your older turbine site performance.  Download article here.

  TTP will be attending the AWEA O&M and Safety Seminar in January in San Diego. If you would like to meet there to discuss any turbine reliability or performance issues you may be facing - please contact us at info@turbinetechpartners.com. Thanks!
   24 September 2013In its pursuit to build the nation's largest wind energy facility, Terra-Gen Power has been busy erecting massive new wind turbines south of Highway 58 and east of Tehachapi Willow Springs Road, which are part of its Alta Wind Energy Center (www.TehachapiNews.com)