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#AmericanWindWeek is a critical tool that can help support goals while growing U.S. wind power

#AmericanWindWeek 2019 serves as a springboard for continued advocacy, communications, and public support for wind energy. Despite the wind power’s phenomenal growth, many Americans, even some in communities that host wind farms and factories, don’t know much about it. #AmericanWindWeek is a chance to bring the wind community together– technicians, manufacturers, those benefiting from tax … Continue reading #AmericanWindWeek is a critical tool that can help support goals while growing U.S. wind power

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New Jersey selects Orsted for 1,1 GW offshore wind power project

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has selected Ocean Wind, an offshore wind energy project proposed by Ørsted with support from Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), to negotiate a 20-year offshore wind renewable energy credit (OREC) for an offshore wind farm with a capacity of 1,100MW. Located off the coast of Atlantic City, … Continue reading New Jersey selects Orsted for 1,1 GW offshore wind power project

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Nordex extends service agreements for 400 MW of wind energy in U.S.

Nordex has received an order from NaturEner USA, LLC to provide Premium O&M services for their 400 MW fleet of Acciona Windpower wind turbines in Montana, USA. The related wind projects are: Glacier Wind phases 1 & 2, located near Ethridge and Rim Rock, located near Kevin. The three wind power projects consist of 266 … Continue reading Nordex extends service agreements for 400 MW of wind energy in U.S.

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American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued a statement in response to the House Ways and Means Committee’s introduction of H.R. 3301

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement in response to the House Ways and Means Committee’s introduction of H.R. 3301, a tax extenders package that would prolong expired tax credits or credits expiring in 2019, including the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC), for one year: “Chairman Neal is proposing a general … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued a statement in response to the House Ways and Means Committee’s introduction of H.R. 3301

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Wind power remains affordable despite flawed study

he phrase “garbage in, garbage out” explains that analysis based on flawed input assumptions will result in flawed results and conclusions. A recent textbook example of that comes from the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCE) and the special interest group Institute for Energy Research (IER). IER has been down this road before, and … Continue reading Wind power remains affordable despite flawed study

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American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) safety initiatives: Be safe and prepared as temperatures rise

With the calendar flipping to June the dog days of summer will be here before we know it. That means it’s getting hot out there, and wind workers need to take precautions to maintain a safe working environment. According to OSHA, many people are exposed to heat on the job, in both indoor and outdoor … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) safety initiatives: Be safe and prepared as temperatures rise

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Massachusetts Looks To Double Commitment To Offshore Wind energy

Massachusetts officials are recommending the state double its commitment to offshore wind projects. A report released Friday by the Department of Energy Resources calls for the state to move forward with an additional procurement of up to 1,600 megawatts of offshore wind capacity, or enough to power up to 1 million homes. That would be … Continue reading Massachusetts Looks To Double Commitment To Offshore Wind energy

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Redundant Defense and Interior appropriations language risks delaying U.S. offshore wind power

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement in response to recent inclusion of language related to U.S. offshore wind development in the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of the Interior (DOI) FY 2020 appropriations bills: “The offshore wind industry is committed to compatibility with national security and wind projects are rigorously … Continue reading Redundant Defense and Interior appropriations language risks delaying U.S. offshore wind power

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Iberdrola signs a wind energy PPA in the US

Iberdrola, through its subsidiary Avangrid Renewables, has signed a long-term wind power purchase agreement (PPA) with Dairyland Power Cooperative for 52 megawatts (MW) of the Tatanka Ridge wind farm in the county of Deuel, in the State of South Dakota (United States). According to the companies, this corresponding production of the wind farm represents consumption … Continue reading Iberdrola signs a wind energy PPA in the US

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AWEA statement on Gov. Hogan’s Clean Energy Jobs Act decision

Maryland’s Gov. Larry Hogan today announced that he would allow the Clean Energy and Jobs Act (CEJA) to pass into law. The law will establish a 50 percent by 2030 renewable portfolio standard (RPS) and is the culmination of years of dedicated work from the Maryland State Legislature. CEJA will help deliver affordable, clean energy … Continue reading AWEA statement on Gov. Hogan’s Clean Energy Jobs Act decision

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Siemens Gamesa reaches 1 GW sold of the wind turbines SG 4.5-145

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded another order by EDF Renewables to supply 30 SG 4.5-145 and 36 SG 2.7-129 wind turbines for the 232 MW Milligan wind project, located in Milligan County, Nebraska, USA. This project marks 1 GW of SG 4.5-145 wind turbines sold world-wide and reinforces Siemens Gamesa’s solid position in … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa reaches 1 GW sold of the wind turbines SG 4.5-145

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American Wind Energy Association announces new CLEANPOWER exhibition hub

WINDPOWER 2020 will be housed within CLEANPOWER, with new partners and programs for utility-scale wind, solar, and storage. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today announced the creation of CLEANPOWER, a new exhibition hub that will bring together the utility-scale wind power, solar power and energy storage industries when it launches in Denver next May. … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association announces new CLEANPOWER exhibition hub

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GE Renewable Energy Secures More Than 2 GW in US Onshore Wind Energy Orders Through May 2019

GE announces orders for more than 700 wind turbines in the first five months of the year, which will power the equivalent of 800,000 US homes. GE currently has 26,000+ wind turbines running in the US. Continued strong demand for GE’s 2 MW platform, which will have 15 GW installed by the end of 2019. … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Secures More Than 2 GW in US Onshore Wind Energy Orders Through May 2019

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GE Renewable Energy Has Repowered More Than 4 GWs of Wind Turbines in the US

GE Renewable Energy announced today at the AWEA Windpower Conference that the company has completed over 2,500 repowering upgrades, covering 4 GWs of capacity at 36 different wind farms across the United States, since 2017. The company said it expects to repower an additional 3 GW of units for 11 customers at over 25 new … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Has Repowered More Than 4 GWs of Wind Turbines in the US

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Largest WINDPOWER expo in years breezes into the Energy Capital of the World

American Wind Energy Association leaders arrived in Houston to elect new Board members amid record US wind farm development. Leaders from the wind industry and across the clean energy sector arrived in Houston today as the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) opens WINDPOWER 2019, the largest wind energy conference in the Western Hemisphere. The show … Continue reading Largest WINDPOWER expo in years breezes into the Energy Capital of the World

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Siemens Gamesa signs multibrand service contract with Pattern Energy for 218 MW in Texas, USA

Siemens Gamesa expands its multibrand service footprint with the addition of Pattern Energy’s Panhandle Wind 1 facility consisting of 118 units of 1.85-87 MW GE wind turbines. Agreement covers four years of operations and maintenance of all turbines, including SCADA diagnostic analysis to maximize Pattern Energy’s business case. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announces it has … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa signs multibrand service contract with Pattern Energy for 218 MW in Texas, USA

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Vestas secures 249 MW wind energy order from EDF Renewables

Vestas has received an order for 249 MW of V120-2.2 MW wind turbines from EDF Renewables for the 273 MW Las Majadas wind farm in Texas. The full project size includes previously purchased 2 MW Vestas PTC components. “The execution of the Las Majadas Turbine Supply Agreement is a reflection of the continued growth of … Continue reading Vestas secures 249 MW wind energy order from EDF Renewables

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Enel Green Power’s New Missouri Wind Farm to Supply Renewable Energy to AECI

Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. will purchase the entire output of Enel Green Power’s 236.5 MW White Cloud wind energy project, currently in development in Nodaway County, Missouri. The wind farm is expected to begin construction in the second half of 2019 and become operational by the end of 2020. Enel Green Power North America, Inc., … Continue reading Enel Green Power’s New Missouri Wind Farm to Supply Renewable Energy to AECI

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Prysmian secures offshore wind energy project in U.S.

The wind farm will have 84 units of 9.5-MW wind turbines. Prysmian confirms commitment to the offshore wind cable sector in North America Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a contract worth approximately Euros200 million by Vineyard Wind, LLC, a US offshore wind development company 50% … Continue reading Prysmian secures offshore wind energy project in U.S.

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