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US wind power reaches milestone 100 gigawatts, 46 gigawatts more on the way

Additional key findings of the US wind energy industry third quarter 2019 report include: Strongest third quarter for wind farm installations on record with 1,927 MW newly online; Near-term wind advanced development pipeline reaches record 46.5 GW; Nearly 6,000 MW of offshore wind turbines projects in advanced development. There are now more than 100 gigawatts … Continue reading US wind power reaches milestone 100 gigawatts, 46 gigawatts more on the way

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Iberdrola launches a new 1,200 MW US offshore wind energy plan

Iberdrola, through Vineyard Wind, aspires to the development of a new marine wind power project in United States waters, this time in the State of Connecticut, for the development of up to 1,200 megawatts (MW). Vineyard Wind, a 50% owned company by Avangrid – the US subsidiary of the Spanish group – and the Danish … Continue reading Iberdrola launches a new 1,200 MW US offshore wind energy plan

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Vestas wins 230 MW order in US with 20-year wind energy service agreement

Vestas has secured an order for 230 MW of V136-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode for a wind farm in the U.S. Including previously purchased 2 MW components, the project has a total nameplate capacity of 241 MW. The mixed platform site configuration demonstrates both the flexibility of Vestas’ 2 … Continue reading Vestas wins 230 MW order in US with 20-year wind energy service agreement

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Vestas wins 359 MW wind power order of V120-2.2 MW wind turbines in US

Vestas has secured an order for 359 MW of V120-2.2 MW wind turbines for a wind farm in the U.S. Including previously purchased V112-3.45 MW components, the project has a total nameplate capacity of 400 MW. The mixed platform site configuration demonstrates both the flexibility of Vestas’ 2 and 4 MW platforms, and Vestas’ ability … Continue reading Vestas wins 359 MW wind power order of V120-2.2 MW wind turbines in US

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U.S. has increased its solar power generation 40-fold and wind energy by 270%

Since 2009, the U.S. has increased its solar power generation 40-fold and upped its electric production from wind by more than 270%, according to a new report released by Environment America Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group. The study also highlights advances in energy savings, the increased use of energy storage and the growth … Continue reading U.S. has increased its solar power generation 40-fold and wind energy by 270%

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Renewables to represent 30% of US total installed capacity by 2030

The contribution of renewable power, wind energy, PV and concentrated solar power, to total installed capacity in the US is expected to double from 15% in 2018 to 30% by 2030, reaching a total of 442.8 gigawatt (GW). Representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.3%, this projection can be attributed to more states … Continue reading Renewables to represent 30% of US total installed capacity by 2030

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Report finds attractive wind energy prices, at under 2¢/kWh on average

“2018 Wind Technologies Market Report” provides an annual overview of trends in the U.S. wind power market.  Highlights of this year’s report include: Wind power capacity additions continued at a robust pace in 2018: $11 billion was invested in new wind power plants in 2018. In 2018, wind energy contributed 6.5% of the nation’s electricity … Continue reading Report finds attractive wind energy prices, at under 2¢/kWh on average

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Enel Green Power starts construction of two new wind farms in the US

Construction is under way on the Whitney Hill, Illinois and White Cloud, Missouri wind farms: these wind energy projects raise to 4 the tally of EGP-branded power plants in the United States. The winds of sustainability are blowing stronger than ever in North America. Enel Green Power North America started construction on two new wind … Continue reading Enel Green Power starts construction of two new wind farms in the US

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Record US wind farm development activity in 2Q and state calls for offshore wind power projects

Key findings of the US wind energy industry second quarter 2019 report. Record wind turbines capacity under construction or advanced development, reaching nearly 42 GW. Long-term contract volume for wind power capacity is up 10 percent over the first half of 2018, buyers include Hormel Foods, Walmart, and Target, Three states set new offshore wind … Continue reading Record US wind farm development activity in 2Q and state calls for offshore wind power projects

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Wind energy in U.S.: Nordex 38 Delta4000 wind turbines for a wind farm

End of June Nordex has received a further order for 38 wind turbines from the N149/4.0-4.5 Delta4000 series, which will be the second of its kind installed at a U.S. wind energy project. The wind turbines, which will be installed at a Texas wind farm that has a proposed energy generating capacity of approximately 180-megawatts … Continue reading Wind energy in U.S.: Nordex 38 Delta4000 wind turbines for a wind farm

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American wind power: a record 39,000 megawatts of new wind farm projects

AWEA’s newly-released first quarter market report shows just how busy American wind power is—a record 39,000 megawatts (MW) of new wind turbines projects are now under construction or in advanced development. That’s about as much capacity as all the projects built to date in Texas, Iowa and California—the country’s number one, two and four wind … Continue reading American wind power: a record 39,000 megawatts of new wind farm projects

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Siemens Gamesa secures two wind energy orders in the U.S. for its SG 4.5-145 wind turbine totaling 487 MW

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected by EDF Renewables North America to supply turbines for the Coyote and Oso Grande projects, located in the United States. The deals further confirm the commercial success of the SG 4.5-145 and feature a service and maintenance agreement for Siemens Gamesa’s premium maintenance program, offering the best in scale … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa secures two wind energy orders in the U.S. for its SG 4.5-145 wind turbine totaling 487 MW

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Two innogy wind energy projects in New York (366 MW) with mainly Nordex wind turbines planned

In October 2018 innogy and the Nordex Group agreed on a strategic partnership with a view to facilitating future growth with onshore wind power projects in a highly competitive environment in an optimal manner. This partnership is already paying off for both companies: for instance, at the end of 2018 innogy SE and the Nordex … Continue reading Two innogy wind energy projects in New York (366 MW) with mainly Nordex wind turbines planned

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Siemens Gamesa secures 242 MW Scioto Ridge wind power project in Ohio, USA

Siemens Gamesa will supply 63 SG 3.4-132 and 9 SG 2.6-114 wind turbines for Scioto Ridge wind farm. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded the 242 MW Scioto Ridge onshore wind energy project by Innogy Renewables US LLC, a subsidiary of German based energy company innogy SE. The contract volume includes the supply of … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa secures 242 MW Scioto Ridge wind power project in Ohio, USA

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Nordex signs wind power contract for 150 MW wind farm in the U.S.

With a major order from the USA, the Nordex Group has successfully completed the 2018 year-end spurt in one of the largest growth markets for wind energy. In December, the company signed a contract with an independent power producer to supply 48 wind turbines from the AW125/3150 series. Nordex plans to deliver the first wind … Continue reading Nordex signs wind power contract for 150 MW wind farm in the U.S.

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Enel starts construction in U.S. of its largest wind energy plant

The around 450 MW High Lonesome wind power project will be the largest wind farm in Enel’s global renewables portfolio. The wind energy generated by a 295 MW portion of the project will be hedged through a long-term Proxy Revenue Swap, a risk management strategy for renewable energy projects, making it the largest deal of … Continue reading Enel starts construction in U.S. of its largest wind energy plant

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EDP Renewables and Shell joint venture wins offshore wind energy auction

A new EDP Renewables and Shell joint venture, Mayflower Wind Energy LLC, aims to provide cleaner energy solutions using the power of wind. Mayflower Wind Energy LLC (Mayflower) is the provisional winner of block 0521 in today’s offshore wind auction hosted by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). Mayflower bid $135M for the exclusive … Continue reading EDP Renewables and Shell joint venture wins offshore wind energy auction

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Wind energy in Texas: Acciona has started construction work on its second wind farm

It will have a capacity of 145 MW and be equipped with 46 of Nordex’s AW3150 wind turbines. ACCIONA Energía has started construction work on its second wind farm in Texas —the company’s ninth in the U.S. — which will increase ACCIONA’s U.S. wind power capacity to 866 megawatts (MW). An investment of around €176 … Continue reading Wind energy in Texas: Acciona has started construction work on its second wind farm

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Iberdrola plans to boost U.S. renewable power by about 50 percent

Ignacio Galán, Chairman of Iberdrola, has made some statements to journalist Scott DiSavino from Reuters regarding his attendance at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2018 being held in New York.   Galán said the company expects to spend about $15 billion in the United States on its transmission and distribution system and increase its renewable … Continue reading Iberdrola plans to boost U.S. renewable power by about 50 percent

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Vestas secures 144 MW wind power order from Avangrid Renewables in U.S.

Vestas has received an order for 144 MW of V136-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode from Avangrid Renewables for the Otter Creek Wind Farm in Illinois. The full Otter Creek nameplate capacity is 158 MW, and includes previously purchased Vestas components. “The proven technology of Vestas wind turbines makes for … Continue reading Vestas secures 144 MW wind power order from Avangrid Renewables in U.S.

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