Renewable energy consulting services firm Vaisala has partnered with Xcel Energy to provide due diligence services for the 600 MW Rush Creek Wind Farm. Once completed, the wind farm will be the largest in Colorado, says Vaisala. The project will [Read More]


Hawaiian Electric Co. has placed into service its first utility-scale battery energy storage  system (BESS), a 1 MW battery located at the Campbell Industrial Park generating station on Oahu. The BESS is a joint demonstration project by the Hawaii Natural [Read More]

Renewable energy and clean technology lawyer Eli Katz has joined global law firm Latham & Watkins LLP as a partner in the tax and finance department in New York. According to the firm, Katz brings significant experience in advising power [Read More]

The U.K.’s University of Bristol has appointed Ervin Bossanyi, senior principal researcher of renewables at DNV GL, as visiting industrial professor within the university’s department of aerospace engineering. According to DNV GL, the appointment will help align the university’s research [Read More]


Germany-based STORNETIC has unveiled an energy storage solution designed specifically to balance output fluctuations of wind power plants over the long term. According to the company, the flywheel energy storage solution allows a wind farm’s energy output to be better [Read More]

Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. (LEEDco), developer of the Project Icebreaker offshore wind project in Lake Erie, has selected Cleveland-based Middough Inc. to provide design and construction of the land-based electric facilities needed to connect the wind farm to the [Read More]

A proposed $2 tax increase on wind power in Wyoming was reportedly shut down yesterday by the state’s joint revenue committee. According to coverage from the Wyoming Business Report, Congressman Mike Madden, who serves as chairman of the committee, had [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

Novatus Energy has selected E.ON Energy Services to manage four wind farms across three states: two in Texas, one in Maine and one in Washington. Under the terms of the five-year agreement, E.ON will provide complete asset management, site supervision [Read More]

Pattern Energy Group Inc. has committed to acquire a 90 MW interest in the 180 MW Armow Wind power facility, located in Ontario, from Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development). Pattern Energy will acquire the interest in the project for [Read More]

Suzlon Group has secured wind turbine orders with a combined capacity of 111.3 MW. The orders are from corporate customers such as Serum Institute of India Ltd. and Rajasthan Gum Group, as well as several small to midsize enterprises. The [Read More]

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from MidAmerican Energy Co., a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, for 214 MW of V110-2.0 MW turbine components. The order is part of MidAmerican’s recently approved 2,000 MW Wind XI project in [Read More]

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