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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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Whitney Hill wind farm start producing wind energy in Illinois

The Whitney Hill wind farm and the first phase of the Roadrunner photovoltaic plant have entered into service. Enel Green Power has started operations at three new renewable energy plants in the US totalling nearly 800 MW with another 1 GW of renewable energy is under construction. The US is becoming increasingly sustainable thanks to … Continue reading Whitney Hill wind farm start producing wind energy in Illinois

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Enel Starts Operations at wind power Plant in in Illinois

Enel Starts Operations at wind power Plant in in Illinois The projects include the first 252 MW phase of the Roadrunner solar power project in Texas and the 66 MW Whitney Hill wind farm in Illinois. Enel has started operations at three new renewable energy plants in the US totalling nearly 800 MW with another … Continue reading Enel Starts Operations at wind power Plant in in Illinois

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Wind energy in Texas, Acciona wind farm with Nordex wind turbines

Acciona has put into service the Palmas Altas Wind Farm, its second one installed in Texas and its ninth in the US, with a total investment of some USD200 million (around EUR180 million at current exchange rate). The wind farm features 46 Nordex technology wind turbines totaling 145 MW capacity. Located in Cameron County, near … Continue reading Wind energy in Texas, Acciona wind farm with Nordex wind turbines

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U.S. spending bill holds win for wind energy

U.S. clean energy producers would get only some of what they hoped for under a massive U.S. spending bill unveiled late Monday, with wind developers getting more time to land a big subsidy and solar developers losing their bid to extend a key investment credit. Under the bill, wind energy projects would be able to … Continue reading U.S. spending bill holds win for wind energy

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Bluestone gets green light for 125 MW wind farm in New York

Authorities clear way for 27 wind turbines to feature at wind energy project in Broome County. The New York State Board on Electric Generation Siting and the Environment has granted approval to Bluestone Wind to build and operate a 124MW wind farm in Broome County. The siting board’s decision follows a “detailed review and robust … Continue reading Bluestone gets green light for 125 MW wind farm in New York

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GE Renewable Energy announces 350 MW wind turbines order for Foard City Wind farm in Texas

GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has been selected by Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (“Innergex”) to supply 139 2.X-127 onshore wind turbines on 89-meter towers for Innergex’s approximately 350 MW Foard City Wind project located in Foard County, Texas. The order also includes a 20-year full-service agreement. The Foard City wind farm reached commercial … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy announces 350 MW wind turbines order for Foard City Wind farm in Texas

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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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