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Wind energy grew faster in New Mexico than in any other state

In 2017, wind energy grew faster in New Mexico than in any other state. Now, the Land of Enchantment has 17 wind projects, 1,005 total turbines, and at least seven additional projects either under development or under construction. The state currently produces enough wind energy to power more than 420,000 homes. Besides industry growth, New … Continue reading Wind energy grew faster in New Mexico than in any other state

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Pattern starts on new wind power plant in New Mexico

The Eastern New Mexico News reports officials celebrated Thursday the start of work on a new wind project in Grady, New Mexico. The San Francisco-based Pattern Energy, an affiliate of Pattern Development, is helping construct the 221-megawatt project and it’s expected to power around 90,000 homes each year. Facility Manager Ben Givens said the new … Continue reading Pattern starts on new wind power plant in New Mexico

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New Mexico wind energy company strikes deal with California

The company behind it, Pattern Energy Group, already operates one wind farm in eastern New Mexico sending power to California, and another is under construction. The deal is part of California’s goal to get 50 percent of electricity from renewable sources within the next couple of years. New Mexico wind is set to provide more … Continue reading New Mexico wind energy company strikes deal with California

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Pattern Development Signs PPA in New Mexico with Silicon Valley Clean Energy and Monterey Bay Community Power

Pattern Energy Group 2 LP (Pattern Development) today announced it has signed 15-year power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) and Monterey Bay Community Power (MBCP) to deliver wind power from the 200 megawatt (MW) Duran Mesa Wind project currently in development near Corona, New Mexico. SVCE has signed a 15-year PPA … Continue reading Pattern Development Signs PPA in New Mexico with Silicon Valley Clean Energy and Monterey Bay Community Power

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Pattern Development Acquires Western Spirit Transmission Line and Mesa Canyons Wind Project in New Mexico

Pattern Energy Group 2 LP (Pattern Development) announced today the acquisition of two development assets in New Mexico from Clean Line Energy Partners, the Western Spirit Transmission Line (Western Spirit) and the Mesa Canyons Wind Farm (Mesa Canyons). The addition of Mesa Canyons will bring Pattern Development’s wind development footprint in the Estancia Valley of … Continue reading Pattern Development Acquires Western Spirit Transmission Line and Mesa Canyons Wind Project in New Mexico

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Xcel Energy Gets Approval for New Wind Energy Facilities

New large wind energy facilities that will return significant savings to Xcel Energy’s Texas and New Mexico customers over 30 years have gained verbal approval from Texas regulators. In discussion today, the Public Utility Commission of Texas agreed to advance a plan to add 1,230 megawatts of additional wind energy to the regional generating mix. … Continue reading Xcel Energy Gets Approval for New Wind Energy Facilities

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Top six wind energy trends in 2017

AWEA released its 2017 Annual Market report today, and it’s full of new data and positive industry trends observed over the past year. There’s a lot of good news to share, and the full report is definitely worth a read, but here are a few key takeaways you need to know: More families and businesses … Continue reading Top six wind energy trends in 2017

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Wind powers forward to reach 30 percent in four states

Wind power, the largest source of U.S. renewable electricity generating capacity, now supplies more than 30 percent of the electricity in four states, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, and South Dakota, after strong growth in 2017. Industry leaders released the news from the state capitol in New Mexico, a rising star for wind power. New Mexico added … Continue reading Wind powers forward to reach 30 percent in four states

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New Mexico To Receive National Recognition For Wind Energy Leadership

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) will publically release its 2017 U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report 10–11 a.m., April 17, at New Mexico State Capitol, 490 Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe. AWEA will reveal national wind industry progress in 2017 and highlight New Mexico’s wind power leadership, including a major achievement by the state last year. … Continue reading New Mexico To Receive National Recognition For Wind Energy Leadership

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New Mexico approves Xcel’s wind energy expansion

New Mexico regulators have approved a historic expansion of wind energy generation in Xcel Energy’s New Mexico and Texas service areas, a move Xcel says will return significant savings to regional customers over the next several decades. In a 5-0 vote today, the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission approved a plan to add 1,230 megawatts … Continue reading New Mexico approves Xcel’s wind energy expansion

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AVANGRID Completes Three Additional New Wind Farms

Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE:AGR) began commercial operations at three new wind farms in recent weeks. More than 500 megawatts (“MW”) of new wind farms in California, New Mexico, and Colorado, all under long-term energy contracts, join the company’s U.S. fleet, which now includes 3,300 wind turbines across 22 states. The 131 … Continue reading AVANGRID Completes Three Additional New Wind Farms

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Pattern Energy Acquires 324 MW Broadview Wind in New Mexico

Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: PEGI) (“Pattern Energy”) today announced it has acquired interests in the two wind projects that comprise the 324 megawatt (“MW”) Broadview Wind power facilities (“Broadview“) and associated independent 35-mile 345 kV Western Interconnect transmission line (“Western Interconnect”) from Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development 1.0”) for $269 million, … Continue reading Pattern Energy Acquires 324 MW Broadview Wind in New Mexico

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Plan to boost wind energy generation in New Mexico

Energy developers are tapping into New Mexico’s billowing wind energy potential, with plans to double installed generating capacity from wind farms throughout the state’s gusty eastern plains in the next few years. Generous federal subsidies and major improvements in wind technology have combined to make wind-generated electricity a low-cost option today for utilities and corporations … Continue reading Plan to boost wind energy generation in New Mexico

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Iberdrola awards Gamesa contract to supply wind turbines for its El Cabo wind farm in the United States

IBERDROLA, via its U.S. Subsidiary AVANGRID Renewables, has awarded Gamesa the contract to supply the wind turbines for its El Cabo wind farm, which is located in the state of New Mexico in the south of the United States. According to the contract signed by the two parties, Gamesa will supply 142 G114 turbines with … Continue reading Iberdrola awards Gamesa contract to supply wind turbines for its El Cabo wind farm in the United States

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Gamesa to supply 298 MW at an Avangrid Renewables wind energy complex in the US

The company will install 142 of its G114-2.1 MW wind turbines at the El Cabo wind farm being built in the state of New Mexic. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has landed a new order for the supply of 298 MW in the US, specifically at the El Cabo wind complex, which … Continue reading Gamesa to supply 298 MW at an Avangrid Renewables wind energy complex in the US

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Siemens to supply 141 wind turbines for major wind power plant in New Mexico and Texas

Siemens has contracted with Pattern Energy Group LP to deliver, install and service a total of 141 wind turbines for the Broadview Wind project. Broadview Wind combines two adjacent projects in New Mexico and Texas with a total installed capacity of 324 megawatts (MW). Both onshore wind power plants will provide clean energy to meet … Continue reading Siemens to supply 141 wind turbines for major wind power plant in New Mexico and Texas

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Pattern Energy to acquire large New Mexico wind farm

Pattern Energy Group today announced it has committed to acquire interests in the 324 megawatt (“MW”) Broadview Wind power facility (“Broadview“) and associated independent 35-mile 345 kV Western Interconnect transmission line from Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development”) for $269 million at commencement of commercial operations (“COD”). Pattern Development has closed financing and is beginning … Continue reading Pattern Energy to acquire large New Mexico wind farm

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EDF Renewable Energy and BlackRock Close on the Sale of 50 Percent Interest in Two Wind Projects in New Mexico

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) has closed on the transaction to sell a 50 percent interest in the 250 megawatt (MW) Roosevelt Wind Project and the 49.65 MW Milo Wind Project to a fund managed by BlackRock Infrastructure. The closing of this transaction seals the partnership on the final two of five projects for which … Continue reading EDF Renewable Energy and BlackRock Close on the Sale of 50 Percent Interest in Two Wind Projects in New Mexico

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EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions a new wind farm in New Mexico

EDF Energies Nouvelles announces the commissioning in the United States, of the Milo wind farm with almost 50 MW, by its North American subsidiary, EDF Renewable Energy.   The Milo wind farm is located in Roosevelt County, eastern New Mexico, nearby the Roosevelt wind facility (250 MW) recently commissioned by EDF Renewable Energy. With an … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions a new wind farm in New Mexico

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