A new white paper from economists at The Brattle Group has examined how the wind industry could use standard electric and gas forward contracts to hedge its revenue to reduce risk over mid- to long-term horizons. The white paper also [Read More]


At yesterday’s confirmation hearing for Steven Mnuchin, now-President Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, made a plea for a “smooth transition” of the five-year phase-out of the federal wind [Read More]

In a deal representing the largest order ever by either company, United Wind, a U.S. distributed wind developer, has purchased 100 Excel 10 turbines from Bergey WindPower, a small-turbine manufacturer based in Oklahoma. The Bergey Excel 10 wind turbine. which [Read More]

The rapidly expanding corporate sourcing of renewable electricity could prove to be a major driver in the world’s transition to a zero-emissions economy, according to a new report released by RE100, a global initiative of companies committed to 100% renewable [Read More]


Demark-based energy group DONG Energy is planning to exit the oil and gas (O&G) industry as soon as the end of this year. In connection with an interim report for the first nine months of 2016, DONG Energy says it [Read More]

LM Wind Power Canada, a designer and independent supplier of rotor blades for wind turbines, recently received financial support from the government of Quebec for an expansion of its factory in Gaspe, Quebec. The $5.7 million investment was announced at [Read More]

The Carbon Trust has launched a series of tenders to assess the technology challenges associated with developing floating offshore wind projects. The studies are part of a joint industry project supported by the Scottish government, DONG Energy, E.ON, Eolfi, innogy [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

Gamesa has entered into two new agreements with Iberdrola for the supply of 325.5 MW of wind in Mexico. The first contract encompasses the installation and commissioning of 84 G114-2.625 MW turbines (220.5 MW) at the Pier IV wind farm, [Read More]

ConEdison Development (CED), a clean energy business of Consolidated Edison Inc., has acquired three key assets of Minnesota-based Juhl Energy: three operating U.S. wind projects, the company’s operations and maintenance (O&M) business, and a pipeline of wind farms in the [Read More]

GE, in collaboration with AGL Energy and civil engineering construction company CATCON, has announced a contract to develop and build the $450 million Silverton Wind Farm, which will be the sixth-largest wind project in Australia. GE says the Silverton Wind [Read More]

Cicero, Ill.-based Broadwind Energy Inc. has announced $28 million in new wind tower orders from undisclosed customers. The company will produce the towers at its facilities in Manitowoc, Wis., and Abilene, Texas. Broadwind expects to deliver the products this year. [Read More]

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