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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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Record Wind Farm Construction Underway at Tri Global Energy

A record amount of wind turbines capacity is now under construction at Tri Global Energy (TGE), a leading U.S. originator and developer of utility-scale wind energy projects. For 15 consecutive quarters, TGE remains the dominant leader in Texas with 15 of the current 28 total wind power projects under construction in the state. TGE is … Continue reading Record Wind Farm Construction Underway at Tri Global Energy

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E.ON surges forward with repowering wind energy project in West Texas with 172 wind turbines

E.ON announced today it is partnering with GE (NYSE: GE) to repower its Panther Creek I and Panther Creek II wind farms in West Texas. “We’re excited to embark on our first repowering project in the U.S.,” said Silvia Ortin, Chief Operating Officer, North America and E.ON Climate & Renewables Board Member. “The repowering of … Continue reading E.ON surges forward with repowering wind energy project in West Texas with 172 wind turbines

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Goldwind Reaches Major U.S. Investment Milestone With Tax Equity Financing From Berkshire Hathaway Energy And Citi For 160mw wind farm

Goldwind Americas, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (SZSE: 002202) (HK: 2208), today announced it has received tax equity financing from BHE Renewables (a Berkshire Hathaway Energy subsidiary) and Citi, for Goldwind’s 160-megawatt (MW) Rattlesnake Wind Project located in McCulloch County, Texas. “At Goldwind, we are steadfast in our approach … Continue reading Goldwind Reaches Major U.S. Investment Milestone With Tax Equity Financing From Berkshire Hathaway Energy And Citi For 160mw wind farm

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Skyline Renewables to acquire Texas wind farm

Skyline Renewables, which was formed earlier this year by Transatlantic Power Holdings and Ardian, has agreed to acquire Texas-based Hackberry Wind Farm. The seller is Renewable Energy Systems Americas. No financial terms were disclosed. Skyline Renewables has agreed to acquire its second power generation asset, the 166 MW Hackberry Wind Farm in NW Texas, from … Continue reading Skyline Renewables to acquire Texas wind farm

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Shell selects E.ON to operate Texas Wind Farm

Brazos Wind Ventures, LLC, a subsidiary of Shell Wind Energy (“Shell”), has signed an operations and maintenance contract with E.ON Energy Services LLC (EES) for its site near Fluvanna, Texas. E.ON will perform scheduled maintenance services on the 160-megawatt (MW) site. E.ON operates more than 400 of its own Mitsubishi wind turbines and brings a … Continue reading Shell selects E.ON to operate Texas Wind Farm

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Texas leads U.S. in wind energy

With at least 12,750 wind turbines, the state of Texas ranks first in the U.S. for installed wind power capacity, measured at over 23,200 MW in 2017. Electricity from wind power is harnessed through giant telltale turbines often seen on rural farm land. Large propellers spin around a rotor, which generates energy that is transformed … Continue reading Texas leads U.S. in wind energy

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Cactus Flats Wind Energy Plant in Texas is operational

“Cactus Flats highlights Southern Power’s ongoing commitment to the development of wind energy, and we are pleased to see this project achieve commercial operation,” said Southern Power President and CEO Mark Lantrip. “We look forward to supporting our customers’ sustainability efforts through the delivery of clean, safe, reliable and affordable wholesale energy.” Southern Power, a … Continue reading Cactus Flats Wind Energy Plant in Texas is operational

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AT&T-NextEra Ink Deal to Invest in Wind Farm for Clean Energy

AT&T said it’s expanding its renewable energy programme with NextEra Energy Resources to celebrate Global Wind Day. Together, AT&T and subsidiaries of NextEra Energy Resources will help to deliver clean energy, create jobs, boost the local economy and support a low-carbon economy. During a ceremony in Webb County, Texas for the first AT&T-backed wind farm … Continue reading AT&T-NextEra Ink Deal to Invest in Wind Farm for Clean Energy

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Vestas secures 442 MW order from Xcel Energy

Vestas has received an order for 442 MW of V116-2.0 MW and V110-2.0 MW turbines from Xcel Energy Inc., a national leader in wind energy. The order is part of Xcel Energy’s proposed multi-state wind expansion to add 3,680 MW of new wind generation to its system, across 12 projects located in seven states throughout … Continue reading Vestas secures 442 MW order from Xcel Energy

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Vestas receives 442 MW order in the USA

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the USA, comprising 216 V116-2.0 MW turbines and 10 MW of V110-2.0 MW turbines, with a total capacity of 442 MW. Additional information about the project: Customer: Xcel Energy Project name(s): Undisclosed Location/Country: USA Number of MW: 442 MW Number of turbines/turbine type(s): 216 x V116-2.0 … Continue reading Vestas receives 442 MW order in the USA

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Longroad Energy places 212 MW order with Vestas for wind energy project in Texas

Vestas has received an order for 212 MW of V136-3.45 MW turbines, delivered in 3.6 Power Optimised Mode, from Longroad Energy for the Rio Bravo wind project in Texas. Including previously purchased 4 MW PTC components, the Rio Bravo wind project will be 238 MW in total upon completion. Longroad Energy acquired the Rio Bravo … Continue reading Longroad Energy places 212 MW order with Vestas for wind energy project in Texas

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Longroad Energy places 212 MW order with Vestas for wind energy project in Texas

Vestas has received an order for 212 MW of V136-3.45 MW turbines, delivered in 3.6 Power Optimised Mode, from Longroad Energy for the Rio Bravo wind project in Texas. Including previously purchased 4 MW PTC components, the Rio Bravo wind project will be 238 MW in total upon completion. Longroad Energy acquired the Rio Bravo … Continue reading Longroad Energy places 212 MW order with Vestas for wind energy project in Texas

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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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