Featured Wind Power News


The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has finalized a lease with Avangrid Renewables for a 122,405-acre wind area offshore North Carolina. In March, Avangrid placed a winning bid of $9,066,650 for the Kitty Hawk [Read More]


Recent Wind Power News

Stamford, Conn.-based Hexcel Corp. has expanded its existing supply agreement with Vestas to provide composite materials for wind blades. Under the terms of the multiyear agreement, Hexcel will supply Vestas with advanced prepreg (glass fiber-reinforced resin systems) manufactured at Hexcel [Read More]

Dominion Energy Virginia is seeking bids for approximately 300 MW of solar and onshore wind generation. The company, through its request for proposals (RFP), is soliciting bids for “energy, capacity and environmental attributes,” including renewable energy credits, for new solar [Read More]

Invenergy LLC, along with other international companies forming the energy conglomerate, has submitted a letter to senior Polish government officials, including its president and prime minister, alleging unlawful and coordinated acts “tantamount to an expropriation” that have destroyed the financial [Read More]

 

Luminant, a subsidiary of Vistra Energy, is shuttering two coal-fueled power plants in central Texas: its two-unit Sandow Power Plant in Milam County and its two-unit Big Brown Power Plant in Freestone County. In total, approximately 2.3 GW of nameplate [Read More]

The Nordex Group has launched a new 140-meter rotor option for its AW3000 wind turbine platform, optimized for lower-wind conditions, such as those in India. According to Nordex, the AW140/3000 is an evolution of previous AW3000 wind turbine models. The [Read More]


E.ON has bought a stake in b.ventus, a German start-up offering a single-source solution for wind power generation for business customers. According to E.ON, the start-up’s centerpiece is a wind turbine with a hub height of 30 meters. It can [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

Germany-based Senvion has signed a wind turbine supply agreement with wpd for an 18.45 MW project in Ontario. The company will deliver nine MM92 type wind turbines – specially designed for cold climates – to the White Pines wind farm, [Read More]

A coalition of Canadian municipal utilities has prepared and submitted joint proposals to develop two wind energy projects in New Brunswick. The Village of Perth Andover, the City of Edmundston and Saint John Energy, in cooperation with the City of [Read More]

With the completion of EDP Renewables’ Meadow Lake V Wind Farm in White County, Ind., Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative Inc. and Wabash Valley Power will soon be recipients of a combined 100 MW of wind energy. A joint site [Read More]

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to Power Engineering Consulting Joint Stock Co. 2 (PECC2), a Vietnamese power engineering company, to support the development of a 100 MW wind farm in southern Vietnam. PECC2 selected [Read More]

Statkraft and innogy have completed an agreement under which innogy has acquired Statkraft’s 50% share in the Triton Knoll offshore wind project. With the acquisition of Statkraft’s share, innogy has become its sole owner. The purchase price has not been [Read More]

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