Only a few weeks after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit shut down a multi-state plea to stop the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP) – the Obama administration’s landmark course of action for [Read More]


GE Power Conversion says it has completed manufacturing the first serial permanent magnet generator (PMG) at GE’s offshore wind factory in Saint-Nazaire, France. According to GE, this 6 MW PMG is one of the world’s largest generators ever built. Its [Read More]

China’s overtaking the European Union (EU) for total installed wind energy capacity in 2015 is a wakeup call for EU policymakers, says the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). According to statistics from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), China installed [Read More]

Oregon households and businesses will keep more money in their pockets if the state continues to grow wind energy resources, according to new data released by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and Wind Energy Foundation (WEF). The estimates come [Read More]


Across the 28 European Union (EU) member states in 2015, wind accounted for 44% of all new power installations, according to a report from the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). EWEA says a total of 12.8 GW of wind was [Read More]

By growing wind energy in the state, Coloradans could save $2.7 billion on their electricity bills through 2050, as well as attract over $18 million in annual property tax revenue by 2030, according to new calculations made by the American [Read More]

West Fargo, N.D.-based Wanzek Construction has initiated a new internship program for college graduates – the Wind Tech Development Program. Representatives from Wanzek recently presented the program for students majoring in wind energy technology at Mesalands Community College, located in [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

DONG Energy has signed and completed an agreement to divest 50% of Burbo Bank Extension, a 258 MW U.K. offshore wind farm, to Danish pension provider PKA and KIRKBI A/S, a parent company of the LEGO Group. Each investor will [Read More]

RES America Developments, a subsidiary of Renewable Energy Systems Americas, says it has reached an agreement to transfer a U.S. offshore wind development lease off the coast of New Jersey to DONG Energy. On Nov. 9, 2015, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management [Read More]

Invenergy has signed a 120 MW wind power purchase agreement (PPA) with 3M to provide the global science-based company with renewable energy to help support its operations across North America. The agreement with 3M includes the sale of wind energy [Read More]

Allianz Capital Partners and Bank of America (BofA) Merrill Lynch have jointly invested in two EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) wind parks in New Mexico. The two operational projects, Roosevelt (250 MW) and Milo (49.65 MW), are adjacently located in [Read More]

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