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EDP Renewables completes 50 MW Texas wind farm

Construction was recently completed at EDP Renewables’ Los Mirasoles II Wind Farm, located in Hidalgo and Starr Counties, approximately 25 miles from Edinburg. This second phase of the Los Mirasoles Wind Farm adds 50 MW of clean energy to the Rio Grande Valley area, and combined with the 250-MW first phase of Los Mirasoles, totals … Continue reading EDP Renewables completes 50 MW Texas wind farm

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Duke Energy Renewables’ 200-MW Mesteño wind power project in Texas begins producing energy

Project includes some of the tallest wind turbines in the U.S. – increasing wind energy production. Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), announced that its 200-megawatt (MW) Mesteño Windpower project in Starr County, Texas began commercial operation on Dec. 31, 2019. It is Duke Energy’s fourth wind generation facility … Continue reading Duke Energy Renewables’ 200-MW Mesteño wind power project in Texas begins producing energy

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Wind energy in Texas, Acciona wind farm with Nordex wind turbines

Acciona has put into service the Palmas Altas Wind Farm, its second one installed in Texas and its ninth in the US, with a total investment of some USD200 million (around EUR180 million at current exchange rate). The wind farm features 46 Nordex technology wind turbines totaling 145 MW capacity. Located in Cameron County, near … Continue reading Wind energy in Texas, Acciona wind farm with Nordex wind turbines

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Enel starts operations of 450 MW wind farm in U.S. and expands wind power project to 500 MW through new PPA with Danone

With its initial 450 MW, the High Lonesome wind farm in Upton and Crockett Counties, Texas, is the largest operating wind energy facility in Enel’s global renewable portfolio. The wind power project has been expanded by an additional 50 MW, thanks to a PPA with food and beverage company Danone North America, increasing the total … Continue reading Enel starts operations of 450 MW wind farm in U.S. and expands wind power project to 500 MW through new PPA with Danone

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Lincoln Clean Energy becomes Ørsted

In October 2018, Ørsted acquired Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), a leading onshore developer with assets primarily in Texas. Over the past year, areas of the business have been systematically integrated to ensure an effective operating model capitalising on the capabilities from both companies. Since the acquisition, LCE has made significant progress, building its position as … Continue reading Lincoln Clean Energy becomes Ørsted

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Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Announces Two Wind energy Projects in Texas

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. (NASDAQ: IEA) (“IEA” or the “Company”), a leading infrastructure construction company with specialized energy and heavy civil expertise, today announced a pair of substantial wind energy project awards in Texas. Together, the awards are valued at more than $115 million. One award is for construction of the Raymond Wind Farm … Continue reading Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Announces Two Wind energy Projects in Texas

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GE Renewable Energy announces 350 MW wind turbines order for Foard City Wind farm in Texas

GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has been selected by Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (“Innergex”) to supply 139 2.X-127 onshore wind turbines on 89-meter towers for Innergex’s approximately 350 MW Foard City Wind project located in Foard County, Texas. The order also includes a 20-year full-service agreement. The Foard City wind farm reached commercial … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy announces 350 MW wind turbines order for Foard City Wind farm in Texas

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Scout Clean Energy completes 300-MW Ranchero Wind Farm in Texas

Scout Clean Energy has completed construction and received tax equity funds for the 300-MW Ranchero Wind Farm located in Crockett County, Texas. Scout is a portfolio company of Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners. “Ranchero is our first greenfield project developed from inception through construction and operations since our launch as an owner-operator,” said Michael Rucker, CEO and … Continue reading Scout Clean Energy completes 300-MW Ranchero Wind Farm in Texas

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Scout Clean Energy Closes 180MW Heart of Texas Wind Farm Financing

Scout Clean Energy (“Scout”), a Colorado based renewable energy developer, owner and operator is pleased to announce the closing of construction financing and tax equity commitments for the 180MW Heart of Texas Wind Farm (“HTX”) located in McCulloch County, Texas. Scout is a portfolio company of Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners (“Quinbrook”). HTX was recently acquired by … Continue reading Scout Clean Energy Closes 180MW Heart of Texas Wind Farm Financing

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Sprint and Duke Energy Renewables sign agreement on new 182-MW wind power project in Texas

Sprint (NYSE: S) and Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), today announced a 12-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for 173.3 megawatts (MW) of new wind energy. Duke Energy Renewables will build, own and operate the 182-MW Maryneal Windpower project located in Nolan County, Texas, that will come online … Continue reading Sprint and Duke Energy Renewables sign agreement on new 182-MW wind power project in Texas

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Facebook Signs 200MW Wind Energy Deal With Apex Clean Energy in Texas

The social media giant will buy power from a project set to become the largest single-site wind farm in the U.S. Facebook signed up to buy a 200-megawatt chunk of power from the Aviator Wind project in Texas, set to become the largest single-site U.S. wind farm when completed next year, according to developer Apex … Continue reading Facebook Signs 200MW Wind Energy Deal With Apex Clean Energy in Texas

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E.ON announces 440 MW Texas wind farm

E.ON announced today its largest single-phase project to date, the 440 megawatt (MW) onshore windfarm, Big Raymond. The development is located in Willacy, Cameron and Hidalgo counties. The project benefits from a 12-year power purchase agreement with Austin Energy for 200 MW. “We’re thrilled to partner with another renewable energy leader in Texas in Austin … Continue reading E.ON announces 440 MW Texas wind farm

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E.ON celebrates opening of Stella Wind Farm

E.ON celebrated the grand opening of its Stella Wind Farm, a 201 megawatt (MW) project, located in Kenedy County, Texas. “In addition to creating high-paying local jobs, the Stella Wind Farm will generate more than $25 million in local community benefits over the life of the project in the Kenedy County area,” said Silvia Ortin, … Continue reading E.ON celebrates opening of Stella Wind Farm

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Ørsted achieves commercial operation of Lockett onshore wind farm in Texas

Ørsted’s US onshore company, Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), which is a leading developer of renewable energy in the US, has achieved commercial operation of its Lockett Wind power project, a 184MW wind farm in Wilbarger, Texas.  The project will generate over 700,000 megawatt-hours of renewable energy per year—enough to power the equivalent of 70,000 U.S. … Continue reading Ørsted achieves commercial operation of Lockett onshore wind farm in Texas

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Invenergy completes construction of Texas wind farm

nvenergy, a leading privately-held global developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions, announced today the completion of construction and the start of commercial operations for the 302.4-megawatt Santa Rita East Wind Farm. Located approximately 70 miles west of San Angelo, Texas, Santa Rita East was developed and constructed by Invenergy and will generate enough electricity … Continue reading Invenergy completes construction of Texas wind farm

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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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EDF awards construction contracts for 514 MW of wind energy in Texas

EDF Renewables North America has awarded construction and engineering company Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives the construction contracts for two of its wind farms in the state of Texas, with a total capacity of 514MW. The two onshore wind power projects, the 272 MW Las Majadas wind farm in Willacy County, and the 242 MW Coyote … Continue reading EDF awards construction contracts for 514 MW of wind energy in Texas

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Wind energy in U.S.: Nordex 38 Delta4000 wind turbines for a wind farm

End of June Nordex has received a further order for 38 wind turbines from the N149/4.0-4.5 Delta4000 series, which will be the second of its kind installed at a U.S. wind energy project. The wind turbines, which will be installed at a Texas wind farm that has a proposed energy generating capacity of approximately 180-megawatts … Continue reading Wind energy in U.S.: Nordex 38 Delta4000 wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind energy in Texas: Nordex 100 wind turbines for Engie’e wind farm

Nordex has signed a contract with the North American subsidiary of the French energy group Engie S.A. to supply and install 100 wind turbines of the AW3000 series. The wind power project will use the AW140/3000 on an 82 meter tower, which represents the largest swept area wind turbine available in the marketplace with a … Continue reading Wind energy in Texas: Nordex 100 wind turbines for Engie’e wind farm

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