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EDPR secures 50 MW PPA for a new wind farm in Texas

EDP Renováveis, SA (“EDPR”), through its fully owned subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC, secured a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement (“PPA”) to sell the energy produced from its 50 MW Hidalgo II wind farm project. Hidalgo II wind farm, located in the state of Texas, US, is contiguous with EDPR’s operational 250 MW Hidalgo wind … Continue reading EDPR secures 50 MW PPA for a new wind farm in Texas

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Goldwind Americas Announces 3 Megawatt Smart Wind Turbine Prototype In Texas, USA

Goldwind Americas, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd., (Goldwind) (SZSE: 002202) (HK: 2208), announced today that it has completed the installation of its GW 3MW(S) Smart Wind Turbine test unit at the UL Advanced Wind Turbine Test Facility located at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas. The scalable 3-megawatt … Continue reading Goldwind Americas Announces 3 Megawatt Smart Wind Turbine Prototype In Texas, USA

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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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Siemens Gamesa seals a 508 MW deal to repower three wind farms in the US

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) announces that it has signed two agreements with a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources to repower 508 MW in the US at three wind farms in Texas, demonstrating once again its strong multi-brand technical capabilities. Under the first agreement, the company will repower 362 units of Vestas’ V47 wind turbines … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa seals a 508 MW deal to repower three wind farms in the US

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Renewable Energy and Power Launches Texas Energy Efficiency Utility of Rebate Initiative

Renewable Energy and Power (OTC: RBNW), a U.S.-based lighting innovation company today announced initiating approval as Project Sponsors in the Public Utility Commission of Texas “standard offer” and market transformation programs available to Texas electrical utility customers. Advantages for consumers As required by state legislation, Texas utilities contract with Project Sponsors – independent, third-party service providers, responsible for … Continue reading Renewable Energy and Power Launches Texas Energy Efficiency Utility of Rebate Initiative

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Acciona to build its ninth U.S. wind farm in Texas

ACCIONA Energía will build its second wind farm in Texas —the company’s ninth in the U.S. — which will increase ACCIONA’s U.S. wind power capacity to 866 megawatts (MW). An investment of around $200 million (over 160 million euros at the current exchange rate), Palmas Altas will have a capacity of 144.9 MW and be … Continue reading Acciona to build its ninth U.S. wind farm in Texas

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CIP commits to Blue Cloud onshore wind farm

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) will, through the fund Copenhagen Infrastructure II K/S (CI-II), make an equity investment for the construction of Blue Cloud, an onshore wind farm located in the Bailey and Lamb Counties of Texas. The wind farm will consist of forty-three V126-3.45 MW Vestas turbines for a total capacity of 148.4 MW. Blue … Continue reading CIP commits to Blue Cloud onshore wind farm

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Copenhagen Infrastructure Partner (CIP) has placed an order for 135 MW of Vestas 126-3.45 MW wind turbines

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partner (CIP) has placed an order for 135 MW of V126-3.45 MW wind turbines, their second order with Vestas in the U.S., for the Blue Cloud Wind Project in Texas. Underlining Vestas’ ability to maximise customers’ return on investment across wind energy assets’ entire lifetime, Vestas will service Blue Cloud Wind Project for … Continue reading Copenhagen Infrastructure Partner (CIP) has placed an order for 135 MW of Vestas 126-3.45 MW wind turbines

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Pattern Energy Pilots Uptake’s Software at Wind Farm

Uptake, the industrial data science and artificial intelligence (AI) software leader, today announced that Pattern Energy Group Inc. (Nasdaq & TSX: PEGI) will pilot Uptake’s wind software. Pattern Energy, the seventh largest wind operator in the U.S., will pilot the predictive analytics software at its Logan’s Gap Wind farm in Comanche County, Texas. The site’s … Continue reading Pattern Energy Pilots Uptake’s Software at Wind Farm

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Wood supports South Plains Wind Farm

Wood recently supported TerraForm Power with power performance testing (PPT) at South Plains I Wind Farm located near Lockney, Texas. The 200 MW site, whichcomprises 100 Vestas V100 wind turbine generators (WTGs), has the capacity to generate enough energy for approximately 60,000 households. Wood was appointed to undertake power performance testing as part of TerraForm … Continue reading Wood supports South Plains Wind Farm

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Tri Global Energy Continues to Tower Over Wind Energy Development in Texas

With 3,112 megawatts (MW) under construction or in advanced development in the fourth quarter of 2017, Tri Global Energy expanded its industry-leading wind portfolio to 65 percent of all wind energy projects being developed in Texas and 20 percent of wind MW under construction in the U.S. Tri Global Energy, a leading U.S. originator and … Continue reading Tri Global Energy Continues to Tower Over Wind Energy Development in Texas

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Texas wind energy continues to dominate

Texas led the nation for greatest additions to the state’s wind power capacity in the fourth quarter, and the state still leads the nation for installed wind power capacity with three times more than any other state. The four quarter saw 1,179 megawatts of wind power capacity added in Texas, followed by the second greatest … Continue reading Texas wind energy continues to dominate

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E.ON commissions two large battery storage facilities in the USA

E.ON has put two 10-megawatt batteries into operation in Texas. The Texas Waves lithium-ion energy storage units are providing system services for the market. The batteries are able to react quickly to fluctuations in the power grid and thus improve security of supply for customers. E.ON’s concept is to stabilise the grid by combining renewable … Continue reading E.ON commissions two large battery storage facilities in the USA

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Nike signs wind power deal with Avangrid Renewables

Nike has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Avangrid Renewables to buy 86 megawatts (MW) of windpower in Texas. Under the PPA, the company will purchase power from Avangrid Renewables’ 286MW Karankawa windfarm located in Bee and San Patricio counties in Texas. This latest PPA with Nike is Avangrid Renewables’ second agreement for power … Continue reading Nike signs wind power deal with Avangrid Renewables

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Tri Global Energy blows past one gigawatt of wind power in 2017

Tri Global Energy, a leading U.S. originator and developer of utility-scale wind energy projects, concluded the development of over one gigawatt (GW) of wind power in 2017, involving five Texas-based wind projects across seven Texas counties. The announcement marks the highest annual development yet of wind capacity for the nine-year-old company. One wind energy project, … Continue reading Tri Global Energy blows past one gigawatt of wind power in 2017

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E.ON starts construction of new wind farm in Texas

By investing in a new major project, E.ON underscores the attractiveness of the U.S. wind power market. In Kenedy County, Texas, E.ON has begun construction of the Stella wind farm. The project will have an installed capacity of 201 megawatts (MW) powered by 67 turbines of the three-megawatt class from the German manufacturer Nordex. In … Continue reading E.ON starts construction of new wind farm in Texas

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E.ON announces start of construction on 201 MW South Texas wind power project

E.ON announced today it has started construction on the Stella Windfarm, a 201 megawatt (MW) project, located in Kenedy County, Texas, in the ERCOT (Electric Reliability Council of Texas) south market. The project, powered by 67 3.0 MW turbines supplied by the Nordex Group, will produce enough electricity to power more than 60,000 homes and … Continue reading E.ON announces start of construction on 201 MW South Texas wind power project

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Leeward Renewable Energy and GE Complete Repowering and Financing For Sweetwater 1 & 2 Wind Farms

Leeward Renewable Energy, LLC (“Leeward”) and GE (NYSE: GE) today announced the successful completion of the repowering of the combined capacity 136 MW Sweetwater 1 & 2 wind farms in Nolan County, Texas. GE Renewable Energy is the wind turbine provider for the project and GE Energy Financial Services provided tax equity financing. The Sweetwater … Continue reading Leeward Renewable Energy and GE Complete Repowering and Financing For Sweetwater 1 & 2 Wind Farms

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Terna Energy announces completion of new wind farm in the US

Terna Energy, a member of the GEK Terna Group, on Wednesday announced the completion and commencement of commercial operations of a wind farm in the United States, ANA reports. The construction of the Fluvanna I Wind farm in Scurry County, Texas started in December 2016 and was completed in less than 12 months, the company … Continue reading Terna Energy announces completion of new wind farm in the US

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Another West Texas wind power success story

You may have missed it over the holidays, but Inside Climate News recently did a deep dive into West Texas’s wind power success story. From new jobs to added local funds and income for farmers and ranchers, it reads like a greatest hits of wind’s many community benefits. Here are a few highlights: Jobs for … Continue reading Another West Texas wind power success story

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