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]

The Nordex Group has formed a partnership with Lufthansa Aerial Services (LAS) for unmanned aircraft system (UAS)-supported inspections of wind turbines. According to Nordex, an important part of the technology is being able to conduct close-up inspections of rotor blades [Read More]

By the end of this year, Enel Green Power North America (EGP-NA), part of Enel Green Power, will have installed 1 GW of wind power in Oklahoma. EGP-NA’s seventh and eighth wind projects in the state, the Drift Sand wind [Read More]


DONG Energy has announced plans for a new renewables investment in Grimsby to create the U.K.’s largest offshore wind operations and maintenance (O&M) hub. Subject to planning approval, the new facility will be developed in the town’s Royal Dock and will [Read More]

Petrofac Training Services says it will provide training and emergency response services to Statoil Ltd. in support of the latter’s U.K. operations. As per the five-year contract, Petrofac Training Services is appointed Statoil’s preferred supplier and will provide a wide [Read More]

ABB, a global technology company in power and automation, has won orders worth over $85 million from Canadian utility Hydro-Quebec to upgrade its 800 kV air-insulated switchgear substations and transmission grid with new circuit breakers, power transformers and shunt reactors. [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

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]

With eight new orders for projects in August, German sales recorded a successful month in the Nordex Group’s domestic market, according to the Germany-based wind turbine manufacturer. Nordex says it is supplying a total of 28 turbines totaling 71.7 MW [Read More]

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