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Albuquerque, New Mexico, Chosen for International Concentrated Solar Power Conference

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced that the United States will host the world’s biggest conference on concentrating solar power (CSP) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In October 2020, SolarPACES (Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems), a program of the International Energy Agency, will bring together researchers from around the world to talk about the … Continue reading Albuquerque, New Mexico, Chosen for International Concentrated Solar Power Conference

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Pattern Development Begins Operations at Grady Wind Power Facility in New Mexico

New Mexico’s newest wind power facility is now up and running. Pattern Energy Group 2 LP (“Pattern Development”) today announced it has completed construction and begun operations at its 220 megawatt (MW) Grady Wind facility located in Curry County, New Mexico. This is the third and final phase of a 544 MW suite of wind … Continue reading Pattern Development Begins Operations at Grady Wind Power Facility in New Mexico

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Xcel Energy announces construction of largest wind farm in New Mexico

The 522-megawatt Sagamore Wind Power Project in Roosevelt County will provide enough clean, affordable electricity to power close to 194,000 homes annually. Once completed, Sagamore will be the state’s largest wind energy facility. “Sagamore will pay for itself in the fuel cost savings it will generate by using some of the region’s most abundant resources … Continue reading Xcel Energy announces construction of largest wind farm in New Mexico

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Xcel Energy adds $700m Hale wind power project to Texas-New Mexico wind farm build

A wind farm built by the largest energy provider in southeast New Mexico went into service last month, serving customers in Texas and New Mexico. Xcel Energy announced the opening of its Hale Wind Project, centered in Plainview, Texas, which went into commercial operations June 28. The company invested $700 million in the project, per … Continue reading Xcel Energy adds $700m Hale wind power project to Texas-New Mexico wind farm build

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Siemens Gamesa secures two wind energy orders in the U.S. for its SG 4.5-145 wind turbine totaling 487 MW

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected by EDF Renewables North America to supply turbines for the Coyote and Oso Grande projects, located in the United States. The deals further confirm the commercial success of the SG 4.5-145 and feature a service and maintenance agreement for Siemens Gamesa’s premium maintenance program, offering the best in scale … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa secures two wind energy orders in the U.S. for its SG 4.5-145 wind turbine totaling 487 MW

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The Energy Transition Act will increase New Mexico’s use of clean energy

New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham today signed into law The Energy Transition Act (SB489), advancing the state’s national leadership in renewable energy with a goal to source 50 percent of New Mexico’s energy from renewable sources by 2030. The law sets even higher goals for the future, targeting 80 percent renewable energy by 2040 … Continue reading The Energy Transition Act will increase New Mexico’s use of clean energy

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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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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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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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