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Apple and GE have announced a new partnership that will bring predictive data and analytics from Predix, GE’s industrial Internet of Things (IoT) platform, to the iPhone and iPad. The two companies have unveiled a new Predix software development kit [Read More]


Recent Wind Power News

Hywind Scotland, touted as the first floating wind farm in the world, has started delivering electricity to the Scottish grid. Today, the first minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, officially opened the wind farm. The 30 MW project, operated by Statoil [Read More]

In response to customer demand for a turbine for low and ultra-low wind conditions, Vestas has officially introduced the V120-2.0/2.2 MW turbine to the Chinese market. The turbines will be produced locally in Tianjin. The first deliveries are expected to [Read More]

Renewables yieldco TerraForm Power (TERP) has completed a divorce from its former sponsor, SunEdison, after closing the previously announced merger and sponsorship deal with Canada-based Brookfield Asset Management. Brookfield, together with its institutional partners, is now TERP’s new sponsor and [Read More]

 

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has announced six new contracts, totaling $1.49 million, awarded under the agency’s Distributed Wind Competitiveness Improvement Project (CIP). Since 2013, the CIP has awarded 22 competitively selected, cost-shared contracts [Read More]

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has finalized a lease with Avangrid Renewables for a 122,405-acre wind area offshore North Carolina. In March, Avangrid placed a winning bid of $9,066,650 for the Kitty Hawk [Read More]


Stamford, Conn.-based Hexcel Corp. has expanded its existing supply agreement with Vestas to provide composite materials for wind blades. Under the terms of the multiyear agreement, Hexcel will supply Vestas with advanced prepreg (glass fiber-reinforced resin systems) manufactured at Hexcel [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

Germany-based Senvion has signed a wind turbine supply agreement with wpd for an 18.45 MW project in Ontario. The company will deliver nine MM92 type wind turbines – specially designed for cold climates – to the White Pines wind farm, [Read More]

A coalition of Canadian municipal utilities has prepared and submitted joint proposals to develop two wind energy projects in New Brunswick. The Village of Perth Andover, the City of Edmundston and Saint John Energy, in cooperation with the City of [Read More]

With the completion of EDP Renewables’ Meadow Lake V Wind Farm in White County, Ind., Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative Inc. and Wabash Valley Power will soon be recipients of a combined 100 MW of wind energy. A joint site [Read More]

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to Power Engineering Consulting Joint Stock Co. 2 (PECC2), a Vietnamese power engineering company, to support the development of a 100 MW wind farm in southern Vietnam. PECC2 selected [Read More]

Statkraft and innogy have completed an agreement under which innogy has acquired Statkraft’s 50% share in the Triton Knoll offshore wind project. With the acquisition of Statkraft’s share, innogy has become its sole owner. The purchase price has not been [Read More]

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