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More than 40% more U.S. wind projects are under construction or in an advanced stage of development than at this time last year, according to second-quarter results released today by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). Across the country, 29 [Read More]


Recent Wind Power News

Montana’s Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has proposed retaining an extra transmission fee that the Sierra Club says is a key obstacle in keeping Montana wind developers from starting new projects in the state. According to the group, BPA Administrator Elliot [Read More]

More than a year after filing voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 bankruptcy, SunEdison has now been granted approval to exit Chapter 11 and reorganize as planned, despite opposition from shareholders and investors. According to a report from Bloomberg, [Read More]

Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (la Caisse) has acquired a 17.3% interest in Quebec-based Boralex, which develops, builds and operates renewable energy facilities in Canada, France and the U.S. La Caisse acquired all of the Class A common [Read More]

 

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has released its results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2017 (April to June), showing a decrease in global revenue but an expansion in operations and maintenance (O&M) service revenue. During this period, the company [Read More]

In the last decade, clean energy in the U.S. has grown by leaps and bounds. Technologies that were once novelties – solar panels, wind turbines, LED light bulbs and electric cars – have become everyday parts of America’s energy landscape. [Read More]


A federal court says that New York’s plan to advance clean energy and reduce climate pollution is constitutional, according to the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). On Tuesday, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

Blade inspection and maintenance specialist Altitec recently completed end-of-warranty (EOW) blade inspections at the Amakhala Wind Farm in South African’s Eastern Cape. The inspections were undertaken in partnership with Nordex Energy South Africa. Under the terms of the contract, Altitec [Read More]

The Nordex Group has signed what it calls two “promising” wind power contracts with French utility EDF Energies Nouvelles. EDF has ordered a total of 10 turbines with a combined output of around 36 MW. The turbines are for the [Read More]

Suzlon Group has won a 50.4 MW order from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia-based Alfanar Energy. The deal represents Alfanar’s first renewable energy project in India and its first contract with Suzlon. Suzlon will supply 24 units of its S111-90m wind turbine [Read More]

On Sunday, Vattenfall and Stadtwerke Munchen’s (SWM) 288 MW Sandbank offshore wind farm was inaugurated. Located 90 kilometers west of Sylt, an island in northern Germany, Sandbank is expected to avoid more than 700,000 metric tons of carbon-dioxide emissions each [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa has inked a Mexican wind turbine order totaling 76 MW from independent developer Fuerza y Energia Limpia de Tizimin. Over the course of this year, the firm will be installing 36 G114-2.1 MW turbines at the Tizimin wind [Read More]

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