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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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Senvion signs wind power contract in USA for 275 MW

Senvion signed agreements for the supply and commissioning of 275 megawatts (MW) of wind turbines with the TG East Wind Project that is owned by Taaleri Energia Ltd. NorthRenew, a renewable energy development firm, will co-develop the project with Taaleri. Senvion will supply 58 Senvion 4.2M140 turbines with a hub height of 110 meters as … Continue reading Senvion signs wind power contract in USA for 275 MW

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Iberdrola enters the U.S. offshore wind market for the first time with an 800 megawatt macro-project

Vineyard Wind, a company owned 50% by Iberdrola (through its subsidiary Avangrid), has received authorisation from the Massachusetts Electric Distribution Companies (EDC) to build an offshore wind farm off the east coast of the United States. The wind farm will have an output of 800 megawatts (MW) and will be the first of Iberdrola’s large-scale … Continue reading Iberdrola enters the U.S. offshore wind market for the first time with an 800 megawatt macro-project

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EDPR secures 150 MW of PPAs for a new wind farm in the US

The company has entered into two PPAs to sell the energy produced at its future Broadlands wind farm, one with a Commercial & Industrial (C&I) entity over a 15-year term for 50MW, and the other with Wabash Valley Power Association over 20 years for 100 MW. Madrid, 10 May 2018. EDP Renewables, SA (“EDPR”), through … Continue reading EDPR secures 150 MW of PPAs for a new wind farm in the US

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Acciona to build its ninth U.S. wind farm in Texas

ACCIONA Energía will build 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 $200 million (over 160 million euros at the current exchange rate), Palmas Altas will have a capacity of 144.9 MW and be … Continue reading Acciona to build its ninth U.S. wind farm in Texas

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Donald Trump renewed a British wind farm fight

When President-elect Donald Trump met with British politician Nigel Farage in recent days, he encouraged Farage and his entourage to oppose the kind of offshore wind farms that Trump believes will mar the pristine view from one of his two Scottish golf courses, according to one person present.   The meeting, held shortly after the … Continue reading Donald Trump renewed a British wind farm fight

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Gamesa continues to make inroads into the US market with a new contract for the supply of 99 MW

Gamesa, a technological leader in the global wind industry, has been awarded a contract for the supply of 99 MW for a wind farm in the south central United States. The wind farm will utilize 48 G114-2.0 MW turbines and G114-2.1 MW turbines. Gamesa will deliver and commission the turbines slated for delivery in 2017, … Continue reading Gamesa continues to make inroads into the US market with a new contract for the supply of 99 MW

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Gamesa lands contract to supply 30 MW to a wind farm under development in the US

Gamesa has signed a fresh contract with Heritage Sustainable Energy for the supply of 30 MW as part of phase two of the Big Turtle complex, located in northeast Michigan (US). The agreement also encompasses the provision of operations and maintenance services for 12 years. Under the terms of the agreement reached with Heritage Sustainable … Continue reading Gamesa lands contract to supply 30 MW to a wind farm under development in the US

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Wind power in New York: Gamesa wind turbines for a wind farm in New York

Gamesa, a technological leader in the worldwide wind industry, continues to strengthen its presence in the United States, having been awarded a new contract1 for the supply of 37 Gamesa’s G114-2.1 MW (78 MW) for a wind farm project located in the state of New York. Under the terms of the contract signed, Gamesa will … Continue reading Wind power in New York: Gamesa wind turbines for a wind farm in New York

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Acciona Windpower will install more than 800 MW of wind power in North America in 2015

ACCIONA Windpower (AWP), a subsidiary of the ACCIONA Group that designs, manufactures and markets wind turbines, plans to install 805.5  MW in North America in 2015. 94% of this capacity will be with 3 MW wind  turbines. All these facilities are owned by third-party customers.   By the end of this year, the Green Pastures … Continue reading Acciona Windpower will install more than 800 MW of wind power in North America in 2015

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Obama orders gov’t to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 pct.

President Barack Obama on Thursday signed an executive order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions produced by the federal government by 40 percent over the next decade, a move made as part of his administration’s efforts to fight climate change. The executive order also set a target for 30 percent of the electricity consumed by the … Continue reading Obama orders gov’t to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 pct.

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