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Ørsted divests offshore wind farm assets to Eversource

Ørsted has divested 50% of certain recently acquired offshore wind farm assets to leading New England utility Eversource for a purchase price of approx US$225 million. Since 2016, Ørsted and Eversource have been partners in the Massachusetts Bay State Wind offshore wind power project and with today’s announcement, the companies further strengthen their strategic 50-50 … Continue reading Ørsted divests offshore wind farm assets to Eversource

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Wall Street Journal ed board misses the mark on wind energy

Two is 0.0035 percent of 56,000. And yet the Wall Street Journal decided to characterize an entire industry with a sample size that small—two turbines out of the 56,000 operating in the U.S today. The Journal’s editorial board recently commented on two wind turbines in Falmouth, Mass. and based off these turbines concluded wind isn’t … Continue reading Wall Street Journal ed board misses the mark on wind energy

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Wind power and solar energy align to advance consumer-friendly market and transmission improvements

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) officially launched its new “RTO Advisory Council”, strengthening and formalizing collaborative advocacy efforts between a group of utility-scale solar businesses and the wind industry that began last year. The combined effort, which currently represents over 70 percent of utility-scale wind and solar development, comes at a time when regulators … Continue reading Wind power and solar energy align to advance consumer-friendly market and transmission improvements

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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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Americas install 11.9 GW wind energy capacity in 2018 – increase by 12%

The latest data released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) shows North, Central and South America has installed 11.9 GW capacity of wind power in 2018, an increase of 12% on last year. In North America (Canada and USA) new capacity additions grew by 10.8% compared to 2017. In Latin America new capacity additions … Continue reading Americas install 11.9 GW wind energy capacity in 2018 – increase by 12%

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Consumer demand drives record year for wind energy purchases

US wind power industry reports third strongest quarter ever for new capacity installations. It’s a wrap for 2018, and the numbers show a great year for American wind power. AWEA’s U.S. Wind Industry Fourth Quarter 2018 Market Report reveals that consumer demand combined with policy stability and low, stable prices helped wind power capacity installations … Continue reading Consumer demand drives record year for wind energy purchases

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EDP Renewables signs a Build & Transfer agreement for a 102MW wind farm project

EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the world’s largest wind energy producers, through its fully owned subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC, has signed a Build & Transfer Agreement with Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (“NIPSCO”). The agreement enables the development and construction of EDPR’s … Continue reading EDP Renewables signs a Build & Transfer agreement for a 102MW wind farm project

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There are now 96,488 MW of cumulative installed wind energy capacity in the United States

US wind power industry reports third strongest quarter ever for new capacity installations. With a robust pipeline of new wind farms currently under construction or in advanced development, wind power’s strong 2018 is continuing this year. Projects totaling 2,125 MW started construction and a further 3,661 MW entered the advanced development phase in the quarter. … Continue reading There are now 96,488 MW of cumulative installed wind energy capacity in the United States

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Checking in on the Nebraska wind energy boom

Nebraska is in the midst of a wind power boom– it’s one of seven states on track to double its installed wind farm capacity in the coming years. Like many rural communities across the U.S., this has brought wide-ranging benefits to the state. “Wind energy, the fastest-growing source of electricity in the U.S., is transforming … Continue reading Checking in on the Nebraska wind energy boom

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Budweiser’s New Super Bowl Commercial Celebrates Wind Power

The Minnesota-born bard lent his 1963 track “Blowin’ in the Wind” to a spot featuring Budweiser’s iconic Clydesdales. One of Bob Dylan’s most famous protest songs will play during Super Bowl LIII during a Budweiser commercial touting the beer-maker’s use of clean energy. Budweiser’s Copper Lager will also have a Super Bowl ad this year. … Continue reading Budweiser’s New Super Bowl Commercial Celebrates Wind Power

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Natural Power advises on New Frontier Wind farm in North Dakota

Natural Power has provided the finance-grade energy yield analysis (EYA) and associated reliance letter for Capital Power Corporation’s 99MW New Frontier Wind Project in McHenry County, North Dakota. Jim Adams, President of Natural Power North America, said: “It’s fantastic to be involved in a project of this scale which underpins the continued growth of the … Continue reading Natural Power advises on New Frontier Wind farm in North Dakota

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AWEA releases model legislation to guide consumer-friendly electrification

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) released model legislation today designed to help states prepare for the consumer-driven electrification boom. The model legislation is based on findings in AWEA’s new study, “A Shared Future: Electrification and Renewable Energy,” also released today. The report offers insights to electricity providers, state legislators, and regulators as they develop … Continue reading AWEA releases model legislation to guide consumer-friendly electrification

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American Wind Energy Association offers guide to electrification policies

The Pew Research Center reported in 2018 that among American adults, 85% supported increased reliance on wind power, including 79% of Republicans and 91% of Democrats. The way we power everyday life in the U.S. is changing. Electric vehicles (EVs) are exploding in popularity. Home heating is becoming electrified. Even New York City is adding … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association offers guide to electrification policies

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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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AEROX strengthens in U.S. to meet the growing demand of the North-American wind energy market

In just over four years, the Spanish start-up AEROX has become a benchmark technology provider in the wind power sector. AEROX has commercial presence in 8 countries, including leaders in wind power such as China, USA, and Denmark. The start-up closes a successful 2018 with the opening of its branch AEROX North America LLC. AEROX, … Continue reading AEROX strengthens in U.S. to meet the growing demand of the North-American wind energy market

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Wind Power on Capitol Hill: Help us tell the wind energy story

There’s a new Congress in town, and that means there are a lot of members who haven’t heard the wind story yet. Now it’s our job to educate them, and we need your help. No one can help us tell this story better than the men and women working in American wind power every day. … Continue reading Wind Power on Capitol Hill: Help us tell the wind energy story

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Two innogy wind energy projects in New York (366 MW) with mainly Nordex wind turbines planned

In October 2018 innogy and the Nordex Group agreed on a strategic partnership with a view to facilitating future growth with onshore wind power projects in a highly competitive environment in an optimal manner. This partnership is already paying off for both companies: for instance, at the end of 2018 innogy SE and the Nordex … Continue reading Two innogy wind energy projects in New York (366 MW) with mainly Nordex wind turbines planned

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Siemens Gamesa secures 242 MW Scioto Ridge wind power project in Ohio, USA

Siemens Gamesa will supply 63 SG 3.4-132 and 9 SG 2.6-114 wind turbines for Scioto Ridge wind farm. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded the 242 MW Scioto Ridge onshore wind energy project by Innogy Renewables US LLC, a subsidiary of German based energy company innogy SE. The contract volume includes the supply of … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa secures 242 MW Scioto Ridge wind power project in Ohio, USA

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RODA and Ørsted Partner to Address Fisheries and Offshore Wind Turbines Coexistence

The Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA) today announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with ˜rsted U.S. Offshore Wind to improve communications between the commercial fishing industry and offshore wind energy developers. This first-of-its-kind partnership will create an unprecedented opportunity for commercial fishermen to provide direct input to the wind energy industry on … Continue reading RODA and Ørsted Partner to Address Fisheries and Offshore Wind Turbines Coexistence

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EDF Renewables acquires Nebraska wind energy project

EDF Renewables North America has closed on a purchase agreement with York Nebraska Wind Partners, LLC, a partnership comprised of Aksamit Resource Management, LLC and York Capital Management for 100-percent of the interests in the 300 megawatt (MW) Milligan 1 Wind Farm. The Project located in Nebraska, United States, is currently in development with anticipated … Continue reading EDF Renewables acquires Nebraska wind energy project

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