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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]


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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]

 

London-based BVG Associates (BVGA) and Virginia-based Renewable Energy Resources International have announced a new partnership dedicated to advancing U.S. offshore wind. Andy Geissbuehler, managing partner with Renewable Energy Resources International, has been selected to lead BVGA’s U.S. offshore wind business. [Read More]

Amazon Wind Farm Texas is now up and running near Snyder, Texas. Built, owned and operated by Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), the 253 MW facility is made up of 110 GE turbines capable of adding more than 1,000 GWh of [Read More]


LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business, has announced the launch of the company’s longest blade in China: the LM 75.1 P, tailor-made for Goldwind’s new 6.7 MW offshore wind turbine. According to LM Wind Power, Goldwind’s 6.7 MW [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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