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Ørsted awarded 1,148 MW offshore wind energy contract in New Jersey

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has issued an order awarding Ocean Wind 2 a 20-year OREC (Offshore Renewable Energy Certificate) for its proposed offshore wind farm with a capacity of 1,148 MW. With today’s award, the Ocean Wind lease will be utilized to its maximum capacity of approx 2.3 GW. The 2029 … Continue reading Ørsted awarded 1,148 MW offshore wind energy contract in New Jersey

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Vestas receives 145 MW order from Leeward Renewable Energy to power the Panorama Wind Farm in the US

Vestas has secured an order for 145 MW to power the Panorama wind farm in Colorado, USA, which is owned by Leeward Renewable Energy. This order consists of a combination of 2 MW wind turbines including V120-2.2 MW, V110-2.2 MW and V110-2.0 MW turbines. This order follows Vestas’ previous agreement with Leeward Renewable Energy to … Continue reading Vestas receives 145 MW order from Leeward Renewable Energy to power the Panorama Wind Farm in the US

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Avangrid (Iberdrola) expects the approval of its Vineyard wind power plant in 2023

Avangrid executives say they expect federal regulators to issue a final decision on the Vineyard Wind offshore wind plan in coming days, and to be sending energy into Massachusetts in 2023 with the first truly utility-scale U.S. project. In its 50/50 venture with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, Avangrid has secured all major contracts for construction, including … Continue reading Avangrid (Iberdrola) expects the approval of its Vineyard wind power plant in 2023

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Ørsted signs long-term wind power purchase agreements with PepsiCo for Nebraska and Texas wind farms

PepsiCo will purchase wind energy from the Haystack and Western Trail wind farm projects, currently under construction and expected online later this year. PepsiCo Inc. has signed two agreements with Ørsted to purchase a portion of energy from the 298 MW Haystack wind project in Nebraska and the 367 MW Western Trail wind project in … Continue reading Ørsted signs long-term wind power purchase agreements with PepsiCo for Nebraska and Texas wind farms

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GE announces 1050 MW order of wind energy from Pattern Energy

Agreement includes 377 2 MW wind turbines. Will power the equivalent of 590,000 US homes. Western Spirit Wind farms combined with new and existing transmission lines will help New Mexico reach its renewable energy goals.GE Energy Financial Services underwrote and has committed to provide tax equity to the project. GE Energy Consulting is providing critical … Continue reading GE announces 1050 MW order of wind energy from Pattern Energy

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PUC signs off on $750 million Xcel wind energy project

Minnesota regulators have approved Xcel Energy’s $750 million wind farm “repowering” project, one of several proposals from the utility to help speed up the state’s economic recovery from COVID-19. Xcel plans to retool several existing wind farms, projecting that ratepayers will save $160 million through efficiency gains. The Public Utilities Commission unanimously agreed on Wednesday … Continue reading PUC signs off on $750 million Xcel wind energy project

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Shell-EDF venture seeks to build offshore New Jersey wind farm

Wind farm developer Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind said on Thursday it had submitted a proposal to New Jersey’s utility regulators to supply the state with up to 2,300 megawatts (MW) of wind energy. New Jersey is one of several U.S. states seeking to acquire 100% of its energy from clean sources by 2050. To help … Continue reading Shell-EDF venture seeks to build offshore New Jersey wind farm

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Ørsted completes Willow Creek Wind Farm and takes final investment decision on Western Trail Wind Energy

Together the investments add 470 MW to the growing portfolio Willow Creek Wind is a 103 MW wind power project located in Butte County, South Dakota. As the second Ørsted wind turbines project in SPP (Southwest Power Pool) territory, it further diversifies the operational portfolio into a wind energy market which will play an important … Continue reading Ørsted completes Willow Creek Wind Farm and takes final investment decision on Western Trail Wind Energy

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BP enters the offshore wind energy market

British oil giant BP announced that it has started exploring the offshore wind energy sector, thanks to a partnership with the Norwegian group Equinor in the United States. BP is providing $ 1.1 billion to Equinor to jointly develop projects with existing wind turbines off the New York and Massachusetts coasts. First investment in renewable … Continue reading BP enters the offshore wind energy market

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Coalition supporting offshore wind energy set to launch in New England

A regional coalition that supports the development of offshore wind power is set to launch later this month. New England for Offshore Wind, which includes environmental advocacy organizations, educational institutions, justice and health organizations, and business alliances, will hold a press conference Wednesday to announce the launch. The group will argue that offshore wind power … Continue reading Coalition supporting offshore wind energy set to launch in New England

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California offshore wind power auction could begin in 2021

Adam Stern, executive director of the Menlo Park, CA-based trade association, Offshore Wind California, told AJOT that “progress has been made in the federal approval process” conducted by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) so that auctions of offshore wind sites, “may begin in 2021.” Three prospective offshore sites are: Morro Bay Diablo Canyon … Continue reading California offshore wind power auction could begin in 2021

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New Jersey releases its strategic plan to develop 7,500 MW of offshore wind energy over 15 years

Under the plan, offshore wind power will provide 23% of electricity to customers statewide by 2050 with wind turbines. The state has developed a roadmap for how it will build 7,500 megawatts of offshore wind capacity in 15 years, a goal that, according to the Murphy administration, will help New Jersey become a hub for … Continue reading New Jersey releases its strategic plan to develop 7,500 MW of offshore wind energy over 15 years

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Wind energy in Illinois, GWS has completed wind turbines installation at EDP Renewables’ 200 MW wind farm

Global Wind Service (GWS) has completed wind turbine installation at EDP Renewables’ 200 MW Harvest Ridge wind farm in Illinois. GWS was contracted by Vestas to deliver crane and installation for the wind power project, which is located in Douglas county. The scope included unload, pre-assembly, erection and mechanical completion of all wind turbines at … Continue reading Wind energy in Illinois, GWS has completed wind turbines installation at EDP Renewables’ 200 MW wind farm

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Vestas receives order for 278 MW of wind power from V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in the U.S,

Vestas has received an order for 278 MW of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for a wind farm in the U.S. Including previously purchased 4 MW components, the project has a total nameplate capacity of 302 MW. The order includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a 10-year Active Output Management 5000 … Continue reading Vestas receives order for 278 MW of wind power from V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in the U.S,

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Wind power in the USA, Vestas wind turbines for a 249 MW wind farm

Vestas has received an order for 249 MW of V136-4.2 MW wind turbines and V136-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode for a project in the U.S. Including previously purchased 4 MW components, the project has a total nameplate capacity of 300 MW. The order includes supply and commissioning of the … Continue reading Wind power in the USA, Vestas wind turbines for a 249 MW wind farm

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Enel Green Power starts construction of wind farm expansion in United States

Enel Green Power’s expansion of the Cimarron Bend wind farm in Clark County, Kansas, which will involve an investment of over 281 million US dollars, will add 74 wind turbines, increasing the project’s capacity from 400 MW to 599 MW. The expansion is supported by a 150 MW power purchase agreement (PPA) with Evergy and … Continue reading Enel Green Power starts construction of wind farm expansion in United States

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New 242 megawatt wind farm begins operations in Missouri

A 242 megawatt wind farm in northwest Missouri has begun commercial operations. Tenaska Clear Creek Energy Center consists of 111 wind turbines across 31,000 acres north of Marysville in Nodaway County. The $300 million wind farm is owned by Tenaska Clear Creek Wind LLC, which is comprised of affiliates of Tenaska and Arizona-based Bright Canyon … Continue reading New 242 megawatt wind farm begins operations in Missouri

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Xcel Energy new wind farm in New Mexico

Xcel Energy has poured the first 66 foundations for what will be a 240 wind turbines in a wind farm in eastern New Mexico. Xcel Energy recently began construction on a $900 million wind farm southeast of Portales, New Mexico, the Santa Fe New Mexican reports. The 522-megawatt Sagamore Wind Power Project will be the … Continue reading Xcel Energy new wind farm in New Mexico

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Iberdrola will supply wind energy to Nike

Iberdrola, through its subsidiary Avangrid, has launched the Karankawa wind farm, of 307 megawatts (MW) and located in the State of Texas (United States), with which the energy company will supply wind power to the ‘giant’ of Nike sportswear. This wind turbines project is part of the company’s strategy chaired by Ignacio Sánchez Galán, especially … Continue reading Iberdrola will supply wind energy to Nike

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Wind Industry Experiences Third Strongest Year on Record With 9,143 MW of Wind Power Added to U.S. Grid

Additional AWEA 2019 Q4 Market Report Highlights: Wind Farm Construction and Advanced Development Pipeline Up 24% Year-over-Year, representing potential $62 billion in new investment. Rapidly growing Offshore Wind Development Now Accounts for 17% of Development Pipeline, while East Coast States Announced 16 GW in New Offshore Wind Targets. Demand for Wind Power sets new record … Continue reading Wind Industry Experiences Third Strongest Year on Record With 9,143 MW of Wind Power Added to U.S. Grid

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