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In an effort to strengthen the reliability of New York’s electric power grid and enable more upstate renewables to connect to the statewide power system, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced plans to rebuild 78 miles of power transmission [Read More]


Recent Wind Power News

The House version of a landmark 100% clean energy bill rolled out earlier this year has been introduced by U.S. Reps. Jared Polis, D-Colo.; Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz.; Jared Huffman, D-Calif.; and Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash. According to the lawmakers, the “100 [Read More]

To support the integration of offshore wind in the U.K., ABB has won a $30 million order from ScottishPower Renewables to supply two SVC Light Static Compensators (STATCOMs) for smoothing out voltage fluctuations that are an inherent feature of intermittent [Read More]

Citizens of Lincoln County, S.D., have voted to keep in place an ordinance that requires future wind turbines to be built at least half a mile away from homes. Following pleas from advocacy group Farmers and Friends of Wind and [Read More]

 

Under a newly approved settlement agreement between Microsoft Corp. and Washington utility Puget Sound Energy (PSE), the tech giant will be able to purchase clean energy from the wholesale market to power its Puget Sound facility in Washington state. The [Read More]

Airgenesis LLC, creator of a double-rotor wind turbine design, has formed a new partnership with M2Miling Investments Ltd. from Kingston, Ontario. Under the partnership, the two will manufacture and distribute the M2Y6Y 5 MW double-rotor wind turbine globally. According to [Read More]


The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has approved the site assessment plan (SAP) for Bay State Wind, a utility-scale offshore wind project proposed off the coast of Massachusetts. According to DONG Energy and New [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

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]

Siemens Gamesa has secured its maiden order from DISA, a distributor of energy products in Spain’s Canary Islands, for a 23.1 MW facility on the island of Tenerife. Under a turnkey agreement, the company has been commissioned to install 11 [Read More]

Vancouver, British Columbia-based Alterra Power Corp. has completed financing for the Flat Top wind project, a 200 MW facility in central Texas. In turn, the project has been advanced to its final phase of construction. A fund managed by BlackRock [Read More]

The Nordex Group has been awarded a contract for the installation of the Pays Chaumontais wind farm, located 250 kilometers southwest of Paris in Jonchery. With a capacity of 14.4 MW, the project will comprise six N117/2400 turbines that will [Read More]

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