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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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Siemens Gamesa signs multibrand service contract with Pattern Energy for 218 MW in Texas, USA

Siemens Gamesa expands its multibrand service footprint with the addition of Pattern Energy’s Panhandle Wind 1 facility consisting of 118 units of 1.85-87 MW GE wind turbines. Agreement covers four years of operations and maintenance of all turbines, including SCADA diagnostic analysis to maximize Pattern Energy’s business case. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announces it has … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa signs multibrand service contract with Pattern Energy for 218 MW in Texas, USA

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Vestas secures 249 MW wind energy order from EDF Renewables

Vestas has received an order for 249 MW of V120-2.2 MW wind turbines from EDF Renewables for the 273 MW Las Majadas wind farm in Texas. The full project size includes previously purchased 2 MW Vestas PTC components. “The execution of the Las Majadas Turbine Supply Agreement is a reflection of the continued growth of … Continue reading Vestas secures 249 MW wind energy order from EDF Renewables

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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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General Mills Signs Virtual PPA for 200 Megawatts of Wind Power

General Mills recently announced it signed a virtual 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Roaring Fork Wind, LLC, a joint venture partnership between RES (Renewable Energy Systems) and Steelhead Americas, for 200 megawatts (MW) of its Maverick Creek wind project. The wind project, located in central Texas, will produce renewable energy credits for General Mills … Continue reading General Mills Signs Virtual PPA for 200 Megawatts of Wind Power

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ENGIE North America began construction on the Jumbo Hill Wind Project in Andrews County, Texas

Jumbo Hill will use 57 GE Renewable Energy wind turbines, each with 127-meter rotors and a capacity of more than 2 megawatts. It will have a total capacity of approximately 160 MW, The total capital investment of the project is about $150 million. During construction, it will employ up to 250 people and will generate … Continue reading ENGIE North America began construction on the Jumbo Hill Wind Project in Andrews County, Texas

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E.ON builds new major wind farm in the USA

E.ON announces the start of construction on a new major project in the USA. The first foundations for the turbines of the Cranell wind farm have been cast in Refugio County, Texas. The 220-megawatt project will be brought online this year. Cranell will be powered by 100 wind turbines from the manufacturer Vestas and will … Continue reading E.ON builds new major wind farm in the USA

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Vestas receives 143 MW order in USA with 30-year service agreement

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has placed an order for 143 MW of V126-3.45 MW turbines for the Bearkat II Wind project in Texas. Bearkat II is the second phase of the Bearkat project, following the successful 2017 commissioning of the Bearkat I project, which also featured V126-3.45 MW turbines. Including previously purchased components, the project … Continue reading Vestas receives 143 MW order in USA with 30-year service agreement

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