Featured Wind Power News

Now federally licensed to fly unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), a wind power technology instructor is bringing drone education to his students at Northern Maine Community College (NMCC). According to the college, Wayne Kilcollins recently became commercially certified to fly drones. [Read More]

Recent Wind Power News

Though the legislative effort to strengthen New Mexico’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) did not pass earlier this year, a new analysis by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) finds that significantly increasing the state’s share of electricity from solar and [Read More]

DNV GL has introduced Battery XT, which the global energy advisory and certification company says is a testing-based lifetime verification tool for lithium-ion batteries. According to DNG GL, the independent verification tool compiles battery life cycle data and predicts battery [Read More]

Kansas-based Tradewind Energy is partnering with Facebook and the Omaha Public Power District in Nebraska on the Rattlesnake Creek Wind Project in Dixon County, Neb. Once operational, the 320 MW wind farm will provide clean energy to Facebook’s Papillion, Neb., [Read More]


Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has announced a number of new appointments and resignations among its executive management team. Miguel Ángel López will be the new chief financial officer (CFO), effective Dec. 1. He has previously served as CFO at [Read More]

The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) says benefits from the western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) “remained strong” during the third quarter of 2017 (Q3’17). The grid operator has released its Q3’17 report showing that the western EIM produced benefits of [Read More]

London-headquartered Aqualis Offshore Ltd., a sister company of Offshore Wind Consultants Ltd. (OWC), has been awarded a contract by Ørsted (formerly DONG Energy) to provide geotechnical site investigation supervision services at Ørsted’s Ocean Wind wind farm off the coast of [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

Denmark-based wind turbine installation and services company Global Wind Service (GWS) has been contracted by KranWind LLC to work on the Bearkat I wind farm in Texas. The 197.6 MW project, consisting of 57 Vestas V126 3.45 MW turbines, is [Read More]

Mon Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., is upgrading a transmission substation near Thomas, W.Va., to help connect a new wind farm to the regional electric grid. The work is also expected to enhance electric service to Mon Power customers [Read More]

Vestas and Australian renewables company Windlab Ltd. have announced the final details of a utility-scale project integrating wind, solar and storage. Developed by Windlab with support from Vestas,  the 60.2 MW Kennedy Energy Park Phase I is located in Flinders [Read More]

GE Renewable Energy and Sapphire Wind Power Co. Ltd. (SWPCL) recently installed an emergency medical center within the premises of the 52.8 MW Sapphire Wind Farm in Pakistan. The wind farm is located in Jhimpir in the Gharo-Keti Bandar Wind [Read More]

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]

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