Featured Wind Power News

Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have announced a new study focused on the benefits of U.S. solar and wind energy in reducing air pollution emissions and avoiding premature mortalities. Relying on a well-vetted set of methods, the study – [Read More]

Recent Wind Power News

E.ON is now protecting all 60 steel foundations of the Arkona offshore wind park in the German Baltic Sea with a special anti-corrosion coating. E.ON says it is the first company to completely assemble the monopiles of an offshore wind [Read More]

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant supporting a feasibility study for a 130 MW wind power project in Zambia. The grantee is Access Zambia Wind One Ltd., a wind developer and subsidiary of Access Power, [Read More]

Cathie Associates, a U.K.-based offshore geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy, has officially commenced operations in the U.S. at its new Boston hub. The move, part of the company’s drive for international expansion, will enable it to better serve the U.S. [Read More]


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]

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]

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Projects & Contracts

Now fully operational, the wind farm comprises five wind turbines with an installed capacity of 17.25 MW. It is an extension of existing wind farms Tera Kora I and Playa Kanoa.

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received an order for 31 V164-8.0 MW turbines for Northland Power Inc.’s Deutsche Bucht (DeBu) project. The 252 MW DeBu offshore wind farm, Northland’s third offshore wind project, is located 77 kilometers from its other [Read More]

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]

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