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EDP Renewables and NIPSCO Celebrate Completion of Indiana?Crossroads Wind Farm with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

EDP Renewables and NIPSCO have partnered on four Indiana renewable energy projects. These projects total more than 800 megawatts and will annually power the equivalent of approximately 200,000 average Indiana homes. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, through its subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC (EDPR NA), and Northern Indiana … Continue reading EDP Renewables and NIPSCO Celebrate Completion of Indiana?Crossroads Wind Farm with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Siemens Energy Will Connects New York Offshore Wind Farm to the Grid

Siemens Energy has been awarded its first offshore grid connection project in the U.S. In a consortium with Aker Solutions, the company will supply the high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system that will bring green energy from Sunrise Wind, New York’s first utility-scale offshore wind project, to the mainland. It is the first offshore wind … Continue reading Siemens Energy Will Connects New York Offshore Wind Farm to the Grid

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With new wind farm, Enel Green Power’s Oklahoma portfolio exceeds $3 billion in investment

The 25 Mile Creek wind project in Ellis County will be Enel Green Power’s 12th wind farm in Oklahoma, where the company’s portfolio now represents over $3 billion in investment.Enel Green Power now has over 2.5 GW of new wind and solar capacity under construction in the United States. Enel Green Power North America has … Continue reading With new wind farm, Enel Green Power’s Oklahoma portfolio exceeds $3 billion in investment

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Biden wind farm sale opens path to wind turbines on nearly all coasts

The Biden administration on Wednesday outlined plans to expand offshore wind energy development across almost all U.S. coasts, raising the prospect that wind turbines could be installed from the Carolinas to California.“We have big goals to achieve a clean energy economy,” Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said during a speech at American Clean Power’s Offshore WINDPOWER … Continue reading Biden wind farm sale opens path to wind turbines on nearly all coasts

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GE Renewable Energy receives wind turbine supply order for Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm

Milestone follows Vineyard Wind’s recent financial close for the project and earlier selection of GE as the preferred turbine supplier. GE Renewable Energy to supply 62 Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbines for Vineyard Wind 1, the first utility-scale offshore wind power installation in the US. 800 MW offshore wind farm will power the equivalent of … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy receives wind turbine supply order for Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm

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American Clean Power launches ads in seven states and D.C. urging Congress to pass clean power infrastructure bills to create jobs

As Congress continues work to pass historic infrastructure packages, the American Clean Power Association (ACP) launched the next phase of its Powering American Jobs campaign this week with advertisements in seven states and Washington D.C. The ads feature clean energy workers and urge Congress to pass infrastructure legislation with smart and predictable incentives that will boost … Continue reading American Clean Power launches ads in seven states and D.C. urging Congress to pass clean power infrastructure bills to create jobs

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EDPR signs more than 50 solar energy projects with Walmart

The projects, ranging from rooftop to ground mount projects, generate a total of 38.3 MW of energy and are distributed across 7 USA states. Using the latest in environmental innovation, EDPR has worked with Walmart to support its commitment to pollinator friendly solar by building a ground mount solar array at its Laurens, SC distribution … Continue reading EDPR signs more than 50 solar energy projects with Walmart

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The US Installed More Wind Energy Than Any Other Energy Source Last Year

Wind power surpassed solar and natural gas in 2020. American wind turbines are getting bigger, more efficient, and are increasingly important to the grid. The US installed a record 16,836 megawatts of wind capacity in 2021, as detailed in the 2021 Land-Based Wind Market Report, published Monday by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable … Continue reading The US Installed More Wind Energy Than Any Other Energy Source Last Year

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Iberdrola promotes wind power in the US

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, the chairman and Chief Executive of Iberdrola, Ignacio Galán, says he believes an electricity grid powered entirely with renewable energy is possible through a combination of solar, wind, hydroelectricity and batteries. Here are some of the highlights of the interview*: “When we started 20 years ago, we … Continue reading Iberdrola promotes wind power in the US

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U.S. added 5,620 MW of wind energy, solar power and battery storage in 2Q

The Clean Power Quarterly 2021 Q2  Market Report, released today by the American Clean Power Association (ACP), shows that U.S. project developers commissioned 5,620 MW of clean power capacity in the second quarter of 2021, a 13 percent increase over 2020’s second quarter volume. Additions for the first half of 2021 totaled 9,915 MW, the highest record … Continue reading U.S. added 5,620 MW of wind energy, solar power and battery storage in 2Q

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EDP Renewables’ 180 MW wind farm located in Texas starts commercial operations

The project, known as Wildcat Creek, is EDPR’s fifth operating wind farm in Texas, expands the group’s presence in the United States and will offer significant economic benefits to local communities. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the fourth largest renewable energy producer in the world, announced, through its subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC, that its … Continue reading EDP Renewables’ 180 MW wind farm located in Texas starts commercial operations

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Building on Europe’s experience to make offshore wind energy an American success story

On 29 July WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson was invited to give a testimony in front of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment and Cyber. He provided lessons the USA could draw from Europe’s success in developing offshore wind. Offshore wind has become a large European industry, contributing to economic growth … Continue reading Building on Europe’s experience to make offshore wind energy an American success story

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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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