Illinois’ 25 largest wind farms have supported 20,173 jobs during construction and will add $6.4 billion to local economies over their 25-year life spans, according to findings from a new study released by Illinois State University’s Center for Renewable Energy. The [Read More]


Target says it has entered into an agreement with Starwood Energy Group to purchase a portion of power from the firm’s 211 MW Stephens Ranch Wind project near Lubbock, Texas. In a company announcement, the retail giant says the 40 [Read More]

In response to the Long Island Power Authority’s (LIPA) recent postponement of the vote to consider Deepwater Wind’s offshore wind proposal, several environmental groups are expressing their disappointment and urging the New York governor to move offshore wind power forward [Read More]

Cicero, Ill.-based Broadwind Energy Inc., a provider of solutions for customers in the energy and infrastructure markets, has announced $15 million worth of new wind tower orders. Broadwind plans to produce the towers in its Manitowoc, Wis., facility for 2017 [Read More]


OrbisEnergy, an innovation and incubation center in Lowestoft, Suffolk, in the U.K., says it has launched the SCORE program, a grant funding opportunity totaling 6 million British pounds intended to help small and midsize businesses develop new technologies – particularly [Read More]

Seismic surface surveys from the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (IWES) are enabling the 385 MW Arkona wind farm to stay on schedule, despite changes to the facility design. The EUR 1.2 billion wind farm, located [Read More]

Industrial bolting systems manufacturer HYTORC has released the all-new ICE series, which, the company states, serves as the only industrial bolting system with a built-in auto release to prevent the inconvenient lockup of tools and a patented hose connector for [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

Senvion says it has adapted its 6.2M152 wind turbines to accommodate a floating offshore foundation developed by the EolMed consortium, led by Quadran. The French Environment and Energy Management Agency has awarded the consortium the construction of three to four [Read More]

Old Settler Wind, jointly owned by Apex Clean Energy and Northleaf Capital Partners, has executed a 10-year proxy revenue swap with Allianz Risk Transfer (Bermuda) Ltd. (ART Bermuda). The proxy revenue swap was created and commercialized through a collaboration among [Read More]

Svanen, Van Oord’s heavy-lift installation vessel, has completed the last of the 32 foundations at DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension project, located 8 kilometers off the U.K. coast in Liverpool Bay. With a total of 32 V164-8.0 MW Vestas wind [Read More]

During the second quarter of this year, Gamesa was contracted to install a total of 230 G97-2.0 MW class S and G114-2.0 MW class S wind turbines in India. The seven orders comprise the supply of 460 MW of turbines [Read More]

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