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Last year, Denmark-based energy group DONG Energy announced its intention to stray away from its oil and gas (O&G) business and focus more on renewable energy. Now, the company has found a buyer for its upstream O&G unit. DONG Energy [Read More]


Recent Wind Power News

The combined company of V-Bar LLC and Chinook Wind LLC has officially commenced operations as ArcVera Renewables. The two announced their agreement to merge on April 17. The Golden, Colo.-based company is now providing consulting and technical services for wind [Read More]

During its annual capacity auction, regional transmission organization PJM Interconnection recently procured 165,109 MW of resources for the period of June 1, 2020, to May 31, 2021. This included 504.3 MW of wind resources and 119 MW of solar resources. [Read More]

The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) has denied the petition for reconsideration filed jointly by Great Plains Energy Inc. and Westar Energy Inc. regarding the KCC’s April 19 order denying approval of Great Plains’ acquisition of Westar. Great Plains Energy and [Read More]

 

More than 9.8 million people were employed in the renewable energy sector in 2016, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017, released at IRENA’s 13th Council meeting, [Read More]

GE Renewable Energy says it has inked a cybersecurity agreement with clean energy provider Invenergy not only to secure Invenergy’s wind turbine fleet, but also to secure a framework to add more turbines to its network in the future. According [Read More]


Senvion has announced new after-sales service products for the North American market: the Senvion Rotor Blade Ice Detection System and Turbine Control Upgrades with its features Dynamic Yaw and Smart Turbine Start. According to the company, all products are based on [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

Via a wholly owned project subsidiary, Vancouver, British Columbia-based Alterra Power Corp. has signed a new revenue contract for its 200 MW Flat Top wind project, located in central Texas. The company signed a 13-year power hedge agreement with an [Read More]

Along with project partner Parkwind, MHI Vestas has inaugurated the Nobelwind offshore wind farm, a 165 MW project off the coast of Belgium. Exactly one week after executives gathered to open Burbo Bank Extension in the U.K., MHI Vestas went [Read More]

Diamond WTG Engineering & Services Inc., a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., and Leeward Renewable Energy LLC, a renewable energy company, have announced that Leeward has extended Diamond’s maintenance and service agreements (MSAs) for five of Leeward’s wind [Read More]

GE Renewable Energy has announced a commitment to provide Invenergy with 120 GE2.5-116 90-meter turbines for the Santa Rita wind farm in Reagan County, Texas. The 300 MW wind farm, which is expected to be commissioned by the end of the [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa says it will deliver 16 wind turbines with a total capacity of 50 MW for four onshore projects in Germany. The new projects, located in Schleswig-Holstein, Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt, include orders for a total of 11 turbines of [Read More]

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