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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]


Recent Wind Power News

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]

Buffalo, N.Y.-based Sentient Science has announced that Toronto-based growth equity firm Georgian Partners will fund $22.5 million in a Series B, growth-stage investment in the company, which currently monitors and provides life-extension actions for 20,000 wind turbines across 200 projects [Read More]

 

In response to a recently approved anti-offshore-wind amendment in the Interior and Environment Appropriations bill, Liz Burdock, executive director of the Business Network for Offshore Wind, believes the measure is “highly unlikely” to be signed into law with the bill. [Read More]

Virginia-based Dominion Energy has issued a request for information (RFI) to identify market participants interested in providing renewable generation purchase options to the company. The RFI supports the energy company’s proposed continuous renewable generation (CRG) rate schedules, recently filed with [Read More]


Vaisala and its project partners have completed what they say is the largest-ever wind measurement campaign, making available 18 months of meteorological data from over 200 devices in the U.S. Northwest. Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, the Wind [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

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]

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from Flat Top Wind I LLC, an indirect subsidiary of Alterra Power Corp., for the 200 MW Flat Top wind project in central Texas. The order, the company’s first with Vestas in [Read More]

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