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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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E.ON begins Texas wind farm

The project, located in the ERCOT (Electric Reliability Council of Texas) south market, is powered by 48 3,.15-MW wind turbines supplied by the Nordex Group and will generate enough electricity to power more than 45,000 homes. With the addition of Peyton Creek, E.ON will have a total capacity of more than 4,000 MW online in … Continue reading E.ON begins Texas wind farm

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The largest wind energy conference in the Western Hemisphere is coming to Houston

AWEA’s 2019 WINDPOWER Conference will highlight how wind and its growing list of partners and allies can, together, power the future with cost-competitive, clean energy. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) WINDPOWER Conference is coming to Houston, the energy capital of the world, from May 20-23. 2018 was a historic year as wind power surpassed … Continue reading The largest wind energy conference in the Western Hemisphere is coming to Houston

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Tri Global Energy Retains Top Spot in Texas Wind Energy

Tri Global Energy (TGE), a leading U.S. originator and developer of utility-scale wind energy projects, ended 2018 as it has for the past five years – the clear wind development leader in Texas, outpacing the nearest competitor in Texas by more than six times the number of megawatts either under construction or in advanced development.  … Continue reading Tri Global Energy Retains Top Spot in Texas Wind Energy

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E.ON Achieves Successful Commercial Operation and Tax Equity Financing for Stella Wind Farm

E.ON announced today the successful completion and tax equity financing of its 201 megawatt (MW) Stella wind farm in Kenedy County, Texas. Allianz Capital Partners of America on behalf of Allianz insurance companies provided tax equity financing in exchange for a partial interest in the Stella project. The project achieved commercial operation and closing of … Continue reading E.ON Achieves Successful Commercial Operation and Tax Equity Financing for Stella Wind Farm

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Nordex signs wind power contract for 150 MW wind farm in the U.S.

With a major order from the USA, the Nordex Group has successfully completed the 2018 year-end spurt in one of the largest growth markets for wind energy. In December, the company signed a contract with an independent power producer to supply 48 wind turbines from the AW125/3150 series. Nordex plans to deliver the first wind … Continue reading Nordex signs wind power contract for 150 MW wind farm in the U.S.

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SWEPCO seeks 1,200 megawatts of wind energy projects in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas or Oklahoma

Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), a utility company of Columbus, Ohio-based American Electric Power (AEP), will request proposals for up to 1,200 megawatts of wind energy projects to be in commercial operation by Dec. 15, 2021. SWEPCO announced Monday (Jan. 7) the request for proposals. Each proposed wind power project must have at least 100 … Continue reading SWEPCO seeks 1,200 megawatts of wind energy projects in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas or Oklahoma

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Enel starts construction in U.S. of its largest wind energy plant

The around 450 MW High Lonesome wind power project will be the largest wind farm in Enel’s global renewables portfolio. The wind energy generated by a 295 MW portion of the project will be hedged through a long-term Proxy Revenue Swap, a risk management strategy for renewable energy projects, making it the largest deal of … Continue reading Enel starts construction in U.S. of its largest wind energy plant

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Vestas secures largest repowering order to date with 359 MW from Phoenix Wind Repower

Vestas has received a 359 MW wind energy order to repower a portfolio of three projects in Texas from Phoenix Wind Repower, LLC, which is a portfolio investment of a fund managed by the Infrastructure and Power strategy of Ares Management Corporation., a leading global alternative asset manager. The order is Vestas’ largest repowering order … Continue reading Vestas secures largest repowering order to date with 359 MW from Phoenix Wind Repower

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BP sells three wind farm operations in Texas

BP sold three wind energy operations in Texas and says it will use the money to upgrade technology in its remaining U.S. wind operations. The price was not disclosed. The three wind facilities include Silver Star with 60 megawatts of generating capacity and about 100 miles southwest of Fort Worth, Sherbino Mesa 2 with 145 … Continue reading BP sells three wind farm operations in Texas

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Wind energy in Texas: Acciona has started construction work on its second wind farm

It will have a capacity of 145 MW and be equipped with 46 of Nordex’s AW3150 wind turbines. ACCIONA Energía has started construction work on 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 €176 … Continue reading Wind energy in Texas: Acciona has started construction work on its second wind farm

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Texas reports record amount of wind power generation

Texas wind energy hit a new generation record on Monday as steady winds through West Texas and the Panhandle kept the state’s wind turbines spinning. The record 17,920 megawatts of wind power generation was hit at 3:32 p.m. Monday and made up more than 40 percent of power generation in the territory covered by the … Continue reading Texas reports record amount of wind power generation

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Renewables saved Texans $5.7 billion

Like everything in Texas, wind power is super-sized in the Lone Star State. Texas has more installed wind capacity than the Oklahoma, Iowa and California combined, the states occupying slots two through four on America’s wind leader board. In fact, only four countries in the entire world have built more wind than Texas. Now, a … Continue reading Renewables saved Texans $5.7 billion

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University of Texas study highlights wind energy low cost

Wind power, solar and natural gas have the lowest levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) in the majority of counties across the United States, according to a new report from The University of Texas at Austin’s Energy Institute, part of a series of white papers on the Full Cost of Electricity. The report breaks down the … Continue reading University of Texas study highlights wind energy low cost

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