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Ørsted to build wind farm in Nebraska

Ørsted’s U.S. onshore company, Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), a leading developer of US renewables, issued the ‘Final Notice to Proceed’ on its Plum Creek wind facility in Wayne County, Nebraska. The milestone follows Ørsted Board approval of the final investment decision. The 230MW wind farm is expected to be operational in 2020 and will generate … Continue reading Ørsted to build wind farm in Nebraska

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IEA Announces $98 Million Wind farm in Nebraska

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives (IEA), a leading infrastructure construction company with specialized energy and heavy civil expertise, today announced a new wind energy project award valued at approximately $98 million. The award is for construction of the Milligan 1 Wind Farm in Saline County in southeast Nebraska. This is a 300-megawatt project that is expected … Continue reading IEA Announces $98 Million Wind farm in Nebraska

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Siemens Gamesa reaches 1 GW sold of the wind turbines SG 4.5-145

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded another order by EDF Renewables to supply 30 SG 4.5-145 and 36 SG 2.7-129 wind turbines for the 232 MW Milligan wind project, located in Milligan County, Nebraska, USA. This project marks 1 GW of SG 4.5-145 wind turbines sold world-wide and reinforces Siemens Gamesa’s solid position in … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa reaches 1 GW sold of the wind turbines SG 4.5-145

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Checking in on the Nebraska wind energy boom

Nebraska is in the midst of a wind power boom– it’s one of seven states on track to double its installed wind farm capacity in the coming years. Like many rural communities across the U.S., this has brought wide-ranging benefits to the state. “Wind energy, the fastest-growing source of electricity in the U.S., is transforming … Continue reading Checking in on the Nebraska wind energy boom

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EDF Renewables acquires Nebraska wind energy project

EDF Renewables North America has closed on a purchase agreement with York Nebraska Wind Partners, LLC, a partnership comprised of Aksamit Resource Management, LLC and York Capital Management for 100-percent of the interests in the 300 megawatt (MW) Milligan 1 Wind Farm. The Project located in Nebraska, United States, is currently in development with anticipated … Continue reading EDF Renewables acquires Nebraska wind energy project

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Seven states to double their wind power in near term as Q3 wind farm development picks up

Most powerful land-based wind turbines to date emerge as U.S. wind power continues strong growth. even states, from Nebraska to Massachusetts, will soon build enough wind turbines to more than double their capacity to generate clean and reliable wind energy, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) U.S. Wind Industry Third Quarter 2018 Market … Continue reading Seven states to double their wind power in near term as Q3 wind farm development picks up

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NextEra Energy breaks ground on 160-MW wind power project in Nebraska

State and local leaders and landowners joined executives from NextEra Energy Resources, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, and Omaha Power Public District (OPPD) to break ground on Nebraska’s newest renewable energy project – the Sholes Wind Energy Center. The project will create hundreds of construction jobs as well as millions of dollars in economic benefits … Continue reading NextEra Energy breaks ground on 160-MW wind power project in Nebraska

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NextEra Energy Resources, OPPD, break ground on the Sholes Wind Energy Center in Nebraska

State and local leaders and landowners joined executives from NextEra Energy Resources, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE), and Omaha Power Public District (OPPD) to break ground on Nebraska’s newest renewable energy project – the Sholes Wind Energy Center. The project will create hundreds of construction jobs as well as millions of dollars … Continue reading NextEra Energy Resources, OPPD, break ground on the Sholes Wind Energy Center in Nebraska

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Facebook and Adobe to buy wind power from Nebraska facility

Facebook is to expand its use of wind energy through a new power purchase agreement with Enel Green Power North America (EGPNA). The deal, announced Monday, builds upon a previous one in which Facebook agreed to purchase the output from a 200-megawatt (MW) section of the Rattlesnake Creek wind farm in Dixon County, Nebraska. Under … Continue reading Facebook and Adobe to buy wind power from Nebraska facility

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Invenergy funds 202.5-MW Nebraska wind farm

Invenergy announced that it has completed construction financing for its 202.5-MW Upstream Wind Energy Center in Antelope County, Nebraska. “We are pleased to have reached financial close for our Upstream Wind project, which will help deliver clean, reliable energy to the state of Nebraska,” said Meghan Schultz, Senior Vice President, Structured Finance at Invenergy. “The Upstream … Continue reading Invenergy funds 202.5-MW Nebraska wind farm

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Wind energy to power Facebook data centre in Nebraska

Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (“EGPNA”), the U.S. renewable energy company of the Enel Group, has started construction of the Rattlesnake Creek wind farm in the United States. Once completed, Rattlesnake Creek will have a total installed capacity of 320 MW and will be Enel’s first wind farm in the state of Nebraska. “This … Continue reading Wind energy to power Facebook data centre in Nebraska

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Enel’s New 320 MW U.S. Wind Project Will Power Facebook Data Centre in Nebraska

Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (“EGPNA”), the U.S. renewable energy company of the Enel Group, has started construction of the Rattlesnake Creek wind farm in the United States. Once completed, Rattlesnake Creek will have a total installed capacity of 320 MW and will be Enel’s first wind farm in the state of Nebraska. “This … Continue reading Enel’s New 320 MW U.S. Wind Project Will Power Facebook Data Centre in Nebraska

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New Nebraska wind farm to significantly boost wind energy

A new 160-megawatt wind farm in northeast Nebraska is expected to boost wind power to about 40 percent of the Omaha Public Power District’s electricity generation by the end of 2019. OPPD President Tim Burke told the utility’s board of directors on Thursday that NextEra Energy Resources will build the Sholes Wind Energy Center in … Continue reading New Nebraska wind farm to significantly boost wind energy

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Nebraska’s wind energy increases

Nebraska generated 1,000 megawatts of electricity from wind last year, joining what is known as the “Gigawatt Club,” Director David Bracht of the Nebraska Energy Office said Friday. Nebraska achieved a one-year growth rate of 49%, adding 438 megawatts of generating capacity in 2016, according to the U.S. Wind Industry Annual Report. One thousand megawatts … Continue reading Nebraska’s wind energy increases

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Nebraska surpasses 1 GW of wind energy capacity

With the raising of a 400-megawatt wind farm in the state, Nebraska has sailed past 1,000 megawatts — or 1 gigawatt — of wind-generated capacity. The Lincoln Journal Star (http://bit.ly/2pJAinF ) reports Nebraska’s turbines provide over 1,300 megawatts of capacity with more on the way, looking to take advantage of the state’s largely untapped wind … Continue reading Nebraska surpasses 1 GW of wind energy capacity

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Wind farm expansion in Nebraska has begun

Construction on the second phase of Creston Ridge Wind Farm in northeast Nebraska has begun. The Norfolk Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2mpz50Z ) that work started in mid-February and turbine delivery is tentatively scheduled for end of May. The expansion will consist of three windmills. The farm is expected to begin operating in July. The first … Continue reading Wind farm expansion in Nebraska has begun

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Wind energy in the United States: Vestas receives 140 MW order

BHE Renewables, an affiliate of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, has placed a firm and unconditional order for 140 MW of V110-2.0 MW wind turbine components that enable future project pipeline. The wind turbines add to Vestas’ growing portfolio with BHE Renewables and will be manufactured at Vestas’ Colorado factories.   “This order grows our portfolio with … Continue reading Wind energy in the United States: Vestas receives 140 MW order

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City of Grand Island announces first renewable energy purchase, signs agreement with Invenergy for Nebraska wind power

The City of Grand Island has signed a long-term agreement to purchase approximately 36 megawatts (MW) of power from Invenergy’s Prairie Breeze III Wind Energy Center (Prairie Breeze III), which is to be built in Antelope County, Nebraska this year.  This is the City’s first direct renewable energy purchase. The announcement comes after a city … Continue reading City of Grand Island announces first renewable energy purchase, signs agreement with Invenergy for Nebraska wind power

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Iberdrola and Tri-State G & T Sign Wind Energy Agreement

Iberdrola Renewables today announced a 25-year contract to supply Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. (Tri-State) – a wholesale electric power supplier owned by 44 electric cooperatives and public power districts across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming – with renewable energy from the planned Twin Buttes II Wind Project.   Tri-State will purchase the … Continue reading Iberdrola and Tri-State G & T Sign Wind Energy Agreement

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Geronimo Energy Sells Portfolio of Wind Farm and Solar Energy Projects to BHE Renewables

Geronimo Energy, LLC (“Geronimo”) is pleased to announce the sale of a portfolio of its wind farm and solar energy projects to BHE Renewables, LLC (“BHE Renewables”), a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy. Included in the portfolio acquired by BHE Renewables are: the Grande Prairie Wind Farm (“Grande Prairie”) in Holt County, Nebraska; the Walnut … Continue reading Geronimo Energy Sells Portfolio of Wind Farm and Solar Energy Projects to BHE Renewables

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