It’s a yes from the Illinois Supreme Court: The rejection of Clean Line Energy Partners’ $600 million Rock Island Clean Line will soon be reviewed in court. The Rock Island Clean Line, first proposed in 2010, was approved in 2014 [Read More]


NRG Energy Inc. has confirmed a transfer of NRG Bluewater Wind project assets to an affiliate of offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind. According to NRG, the project assets include an offshore lease from the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management [Read More]

The U.S.’ first offshore wind farm will begin commercial operations in a “matter of days,” developer Deepwater Wind has revealed. In its latest update on the Block Island Wind Farm, Deepwater Wind says it has now completed the testing phase [Read More]

A newly released poll conducted after the presidential election shows that more than 80% of voters surveyed indicated it is important for elected officials to share their views on energy. In addition, 88% said they would likely oppose a candidate [Read More]


Boston-based NECEC – comprising the Northeast Clean Energy Council, a nonprofit business member organization, and NECEC Institute, a nonprofit focused on industry research, innovation, policy development and communications initiatives – has elected two new board members. Cynthia Arcate, president and [Read More]

Siemens has officially inaugurated its new rotor blade factory for offshore wind turbines in the British city of Hull. According to Siemens, the site at Alexandra Docks has been transformed in under two years from a derelict industrial wasteland to [Read More]

The global mayoral board leadership for the newly created Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy has been announced. Today, during the C40 Cities Mayors Summit in Mexico City, group co-chairs Michael R. Bloomberg, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

Fourty-seven Senvion wind turbines have begun spinning at the 150 MW Mesgi’g Ugju’s’n windfarm, located in Quebec. According to the manufacturer, the project represents the largest First Nations wind farm in Canada. The project features 46 3.2M114 turbines and one [Read More]

Having secured a 115 MW order with EDF EN Chile and Spain’s Ibereolica, Gamesa is expanding its presence in the Chilean wind market. Under the terms of the agreement, Gamesa will supply, install and commission 55 of its G114-2.1 MW [Read More]

French energy group EDF Energies Nouvelles has placed firm and unconditional orders with Vestas for three wind projects in France. The turbine orders, totaling 112 MW, are for the 72.6 MW Champagne Picardie, 19.8 MW La Carnoye and 20 MW [Read More]

Vestas has received a 180 MW turbine order from Australian customer Mt Emerald Wind Farm Pty Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of RATCH Australia Corp. The V112-3.45 MW and V117-3.45 MW turbines will power the Mt Emerald wind farm, located [Read More]

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