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Ørsted signs wind energy PPA with Target and Hormel Foods Corporation

Energy will come from the Haystack Wind Power project in Nebraska, US, currently under construction and expected online later this year. In addition to PepsiCo, announced earlier this year, Target, a general merchandise retailer, and Hormel Foods, a global branded food company, have signed long-term agreements with Ørsted to purchase energy from the 298 MW … Continue reading Ørsted signs wind energy PPA with Target and Hormel Foods Corporation

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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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Siemens Gamesa and Ørsted sign their first onshore wind power project in the United States

Project consists of 51 SG 5.0-145 wind turbines and 18 safe harbor turbines for total of 298 MW and a long-term service and maintenance agreement. Siemens Gamesa will supply the wind turbines for the 298 MW Haystack wind farm in Nebraska.This is the first onshore project for both companies in the United States, following the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa and Ørsted sign their first onshore wind power project in the United States

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Ørsted starts construction of 298 MW Nebraska wind power project

Ørsted continues to expand its footprint in the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) via the acquisition and final investment decision of the 298 MW Haystack Wind Farm in Wayne County, Nebraska.Situated adjacent to Ørsted’s 230 MW Plum Creek wind farm, Haystack will utilize existing interconnection infrastructure in SPP North. Haystack is expected to come online in … Continue reading Ørsted starts construction of 298 MW Nebraska wind power project

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Ørsted completes the onshore Plum Creek Wind energy project

The 82 wind turbine project, located in Wayne County, Nebraska, demonstrates the company’s expanding footprint in the US and its track record of timely completion. Ørsted has completed a 230MW wind farm in Nebraska’s Wayne County. Plum Creek consists of 82 wind turbines and represents Ørsted’s first operational project in Nebraska, further adding to the … Continue reading Ørsted completes the onshore Plum Creek Wind energy project

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Nebraska’s wind energy continues to grow

A newly released report indicates that Nebraska is a top five state in recruiting direct business purchases of wind energy.  Commercial and industrial companies bought 4,447 megawatts (MW) of U.S. wind capacity last year, setting a new record for annual procurements and bringing total corporate agreements for wind power to 16,857 MW, according to the … Continue reading Nebraska’s wind energy continues to grow

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Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives announces wind power plant in Nebraska

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives today announced a wind energy project award in Nebraska. The award is for construction of the Thunderhead Wind Project in Antelope and Wheeler counties in Nebraska. The project will consist of 108 GE wind turbines with 300 megawatts of capacity. The power will be delivered into the Nebraska electrical grid. Work … Continue reading Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives announces wind power plant in Nebraska

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Wind energy is on the rise in the Great Plains

A U.S. grid operator in the region briefly generated more than 65% of its power from wind turbines last April. Wind whipping across the Great Plains can generate a lot of electricity. But transporting that electricity from remote areas to cities and towns can be a big task. “It’s not something that can be solved … Continue reading Wind energy is on the rise in the Great Plains

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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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