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The U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is working on night vision technology that could help protect birds and bats near offshore wind turbines. Dubbed ThermalTracker, the software would automatically categorize birds and bats in a thermal [Read More]

Recent Wind Power News

Several renewable energy advocacy organizations have announced the first annual National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), which will take place Sept. 25-29. Participating groups include the Citizens For Responsible Energy Solutions Forum, the American Council on Renewable Energy, Advanced Energy Economy, [Read More]

On Nov. 8, the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a local hearing in Cleveland to allow the public to express their views on Icebreaker Windpower’s proposed offshore wind project in Lake Erie. To be installed 8-10 miles off [Read More]

Ameren Corp., a Midwest-based energy company, and S&C Electric Co., a smart grid solutions provider, conducted a successful 24-hour islanding test this month at the recently deployed Ameren microgrid in Champaign, Ill. The microgrid – which the partners tout as [Read More]


New York’s business, environmental, labor and community stakeholders recently rallied in support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to make offshore wind a key component of the state’s strategy to increase renewable energy and spur economic development for New Yorkers. The [Read More]

In the second quarter, Vestas generated revenue of EUR 2.206 billion, representing a decrease of 14% compared with the year-earlier period. In addition, earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) fell to EUR 279 million, a decrease of EUR 120 million. [Read More]

On Tuesday, the Nederland, Colo., city council unanimously voted to power Nederland with 100% clean, renewable energy by 2025. The vote came shortly after the cities of Orlando, Fla., and Nevada City, Calif., established similar goals last week. According to [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

DONG Energy and Zeeland Seaports have signed a letter of intent for developing an operations and maintenance (O&M) base in Vlissingen Buitenhaven, the Netherlands, for the Borssele 1&2 offshore wind farm. The two have agreed to further develop a specific [Read More]

Toronto-based Northland Power Inc. has completed the acquisition of 100% of the shares of British Wind Energy GmbH, which owns the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind project, from Highland Group Holdings Ltd. The 252 MW Deutsche Bucht project (DeBu), representing Northland’s [Read More]

Enel Green Power North America Inc. (EGPNA), acting through subsidiary Red Dirt Wind Holdings LLC, has signed a tax equity agreement worth approximately $340 million with MUFG and Allianz Renewable Energy Partners of America LLC for the Red Dirt wind [Read More]

GE is supplying turbines for what will be the largest wind farm in Australia, as well as the company’s first in Queensland. GE has announced an agreement with the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF) to supply and install 123 wind [Read More]

Zuma Energia has placed a firm and unconditional order with Vestas for the 424 MW Parque Eolico Reynosa project in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, Mexico. Vestas will be supplying 123 V136-3.45 MW turbines. The order includes supply and installation [Read More]

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