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EDP Renewables starts new 200 MW wind farm in US

Harvest Ridge Wind Farm is Generating Clean Energy in Douglas County, Illinois (USA). EDPR installed capacity is already supplying around 412,000 average homes in the state of Illinois, in addition to making a significant contribution to the local economy and environment. EDP Renewables (EDPR), a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of … Continue reading EDP Renewables starts new 200 MW wind farm in US

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EDP Renewables North America’s 200 MW Harvest Ridge Wind Farm has finished

Harvest Ridge Wind Farm will provide numerous benefits to Douglas County and its local communities. Over the life of the project, Harvest Ridge will contribute up to $50 million in taxes to support local public services such as schools, roads, fire districts, libraries and others. The wind farm will also provide a stable form of … Continue reading EDP Renewables North America’s 200 MW Harvest Ridge Wind Farm has finished

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PJM 194 MW Green River Wind Farm, Developed and Operated by Geronimo Energy, to Provide $55 Million in Economic and Social Benefits for Lee and Whiteside Counties, Illinois

Geronimo Energy (Geronimo), alongside power purchasers and community members, celebrated today the economic and social benefits from the operational 194 megawatt (MW) Green River Wind Farm (Green River). Green River, located in Lee and Whiteside Counties in Illinois within the PJM Regional Transmission Operator (RTO) system, began major onsite construction activities in June 2018 and entered … Continue reading PJM 194 MW Green River Wind Farm, Developed and Operated by Geronimo Energy, to Provide $55 Million in Economic and Social Benefits for Lee and Whiteside Counties, Illinois

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AEP Energy, CIP reach long-term PPA for 400-MW Illinois wind power project

EP Energy, a subsidiary of American Electric Power, signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) for 400 MW of renewable energy from the Panther Grove Wind Energy Facility in Woodford County, Ill. The agreement was reached between AEP Energy and an affiliate of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP). While the facility has yet to be built … Continue reading AEP Energy, CIP reach long-term PPA for 400-MW Illinois wind power project

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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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AEP Energy Signs PPA For Output From New 400-MW Wind energy Project In Illinois

American Electric Power’s (NYSE: AEP) AEP Energy subsidiary has signed a long-term power purchase agreement with an affiliate of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for the output of 400 megawatt (MW) of renewable energy from Panther Grove Wind Energy Facility in Woodford County, Illinois.   Construction of Panther Grove is scheduled to begin in early 2021, … Continue reading AEP Energy Signs PPA For Output From New 400-MW Wind energy Project In Illinois

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WEC Energy to invest $345M in Illinois wind farm

WEC Energy Group Inc., which continues to grow its renewable energy business, said it will acquire an 80% ownership interest in Blooming Grove Wind Farm in Illinois for a total investment of $345 million.  The project is being developed in McLean County, Illinois, by Invenergy LLC of Chicago. Commercial operation is expected to begin by the … Continue reading WEC Energy to invest $345M in Illinois wind farm

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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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Tri Global Energy Sells Illinois Wind Energy Project to Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

Tri Global Energy, a leading originator and developer of utility-scale renewable energy projects, today announced the sale of an Illinois wind energy project, Woodford Wind Energy, to Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), the Denmark-based renewable energy specialist focused on clean energy infrastructure. The Illinois wind project, which is the first wind project developed and sold by … Continue reading Tri Global Energy Sells Illinois Wind Energy Project to Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

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IEA Announces Wind energy Project in Illinois

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, a leading infrastructure construction company with specialized energy and heavy civil expertise, today announced a new wind energy project award. The award is for construction of the Sugar Creek Wind Farm, a 202 megawatt project located in Logan County in central Illinois. Plans call for 57 Vestas V110 and V150 wind … Continue reading IEA Announces Wind energy Project in Illinois

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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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Enel Green Power starts operation of HillTopper, its first wind farm in the U.S. state of Illinois

Enel, through its US renewable company Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (“EGPNA”), has begun operation of the 185 MW HillTopper wind farm, its first wind  facility in the US state of Illinois. HillTopper, which is located in Logan County, is supported by three long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Bloomberg LP, General Motors as … Continue reading Enel Green Power starts operation of HillTopper, its first wind farm in the U.S. state of Illinois

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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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Wells Fargo Center to Switch to 100 Percent Wind Power

The South Philadelphia arena is shifting toward renewable energy, and soon enough, it will be powered by entirely by wind power. The move is part of a just-announced deal between Comcast Spectator (which owns the Wells Fargo Center) and energy company Constellation, an Exelon subsidiary. It comes in conjunction with Comcast Spectator’s major $250 million … Continue reading Wells Fargo Center to Switch to 100 Percent Wind Power

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Enel to sell US wind energy to Bloomberg

The Hilltopper wind farm, based in the US state of Illinois, has started construction is said to be capable of generating around 570GW per year when complete. The new wind project is supported by two long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) to sell portion of its power to Bloomberg and General Motors. Antonio Cammisecra, head of … Continue reading Enel to sell US wind energy to Bloomberg

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E.ON’s Radford’s Run Wind Farm completed in Illinois

E.ON has secured tax equity financing of its 305.8 MW Radford’s Run wind farm in Macon County, Ill. Allianz Renewable Energy Partners of America and Bank of America Merrill Lynch provided tax equity financing in exchange for a partial interest in Radford’s Run. The project achieved commercial operation and closing of tax equity in December. … Continue reading E.ON’s Radford’s Run Wind Farm completed in Illinois

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General Motors to buy 200 megawatts of wind energy in Ohio, Illinois

Starwood Energy Group Global, LLC, a leading private investment firm focused on energy infrastructure, announced that an affiliate has signed a long-term renewable energy power purchase agreement with General Motors. General Motors will buy all of the clean energy generated by the Northwest Ohio Wind project, a 100 megawatt (MW) project owned by Starwood Energy … Continue reading General Motors to buy 200 megawatts of wind energy in Ohio, Illinois

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WPPI Energy to buy electricity from Illinois wind farm

WPPI Energy says it will buy all the electricity generated from a proposed Illinois wind farm for the next 22 years. Chicago-based renewable energy developer Invenergy plans to build the 53-turbine Bishop Hill 3 wind farm, the Wisconsin State Journal reported. It will be able to generate up to 132 megawatts of power in ideal … Continue reading WPPI Energy to buy electricity from Illinois wind farm

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EDF Renewable Energy Announces Commercial Operation at Kelly Creek Wind Power Project

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) announced today that the 184 megawatt (MW) Kelly Creek Wind Project in Illinois reached commercial operation.   The Project, located 60 miles southwest of Chicago in Ford and Kankakee counties, is comprised of 92 Vestas V100 wind turbines. The facility will generate enough electricity to power the equivalent of 78,000 … Continue reading EDF Renewable Energy Announces Commercial Operation at Kelly Creek Wind Power Project

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