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TPI Composites Inc., an independent manufacturer of composite wind blades, has signed a multiyear supply agreement with Vestas to provide blades from two manufacturing lines (with an option to add more lines) for the V136 wind turbine for markets in [Read More]


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U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., along with U.S. Sens. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., and Cory Booker, D-N.J., have proposed landmark climate change legislation that would transition the U.S. to 100% clean energy. The “100 by ’50 [Read More]

Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke Energy has established an aggressive goal to reduce carbon emissions 40% from 2005 levels by 2030, as well as invest $11 billion in renewables and natural gas, according to the company’s 2016 sustainability report. Today, 38% of [Read More]

Distributed wind company United Wind Inc. has announced a new agreement with Farmer’s Business Network Inc. (FBN), an independent farmer-to-farmer network that spans over 13 million acres of member farms. United Wind is now offering its WindLease through FBN’s farmer-direct [Read More]

 

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has issued a call for proposals for renewable energy developers to build new projects for a clean energy program available to PG&E customers. PG&E says its Regional Renewable Choice program will expand renewable energy [Read More]

Pattern Development has filed a siting certificate with the Mississippi Public Service Commission (MPSC) for the Southern Cross Transmission project, which would bring Texas wind to the Southeast U.S. The project is an approximately 500 kV, high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) transmission [Read More]


Renewable energy advocate Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de Leon will be keynoting the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) WINDPOWER 2017, taking place in Anaheim, Calif., next month. According to AWEA, the Democratic senator is the California senate’s “most powerful [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

Toronto, Ontario-based Northland Power Inc.’s 600 MW Gemini offshore wind farm has achieved full completion ahead of schedule and under its total budget of EUR 2.8 billion. All 150 turbines have been operating since October and, to date, have generated [Read More]

A hybrid wind and solar complex has officially begun operating at U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. Project operator Apex Clean Energy developed and managed construction of the complex, which will provide more than 50% of the annual [Read More]

Enel subsidiary Enel Green Power North America Inc. (EGPNA) has started operations on the 150 MW Lindahl wind farm, Enel’s first project in the state of North Dakota. The project is capable of generating approximately 625 GWh annually, equivalent to [Read More]

Pattern Energy Group Inc. has acquired from Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) interests in the two wind projects that comprise the 324 MW Broadview facilities and associated Western Interconnect transmission line. Broadview, which is located 30 miles north of [Read More]

Acciona has inaugurated its eighth U.S. wind project, the 93 MW San Roman Wind Farm, located near Brownsville, Texas. Rolando Pablos, Texas’ secretary of state, joined Acciona and its chairman, Jose Manuel Entrecanales, to inaugurate the wind farm, which will [Read More]

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