Projects & Contracts

Block Island Wind Farm To Be Monitored 24/7 By Duke Energy Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 26, 2016

Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke Energy Renewables has signed an agreement with Deepwater Wind to provide remote monitoring and control services for the developer’s Block Island Wind Farm, located off the coast of Block Island, R.I. Duke Energy’s Renewable Control Center (RCC) [Read More]

Canadian Developer Boralex Closes Financing On French Wind Farms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 26, 2016

Quebec-based Boralex Inc. has closed financing totaling EUR 100 million (C$145 million) for three wind projects in France. The financing, provided by Credit Industriel et Commercial (Groupe Crédit Mutuel) and BPI France Financement, is for the Mont de Bagny (24 [Read More]

Brazilian Company Acquiring Northern Power’s Utility Wind Assets

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 26, 2016

Vermont-based Northern Power Systems Corp. (NPS) has executed a definitive agreement with WEG S.A. in which WEG will acquire NPS’ utility wind assets. Under the agreement, the utility-scale, direct-drive technology developed and deployed by both NPS and WEG will be [Read More]

Xcel Reveals Plans For Big Midwest Wind Portfolio

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 25, 2016

Xcel Energy has announced plans to build four new wind farms totaling 750 MW in Minnesota and North Dakota. According to Xcel, the projects, once operational, will provide enough energy to power nearly 400,000 homes. “The new wind portfolio delivers [Read More]

Siemens Gains Ground In Windy Northern Germany

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 25, 2016

Siemens has won orders for 23 units of its direct-drive turbines for five onshore projects in northern Germany. Two of the wind farms are situated in Germany’s northernmost state of Schleswig-Holstein; the other three will be erected in Lower Saxony. [Read More]

Vestas Inks Wind Order From Longtime Chinese Customer

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 25, 2016

Vestas has received a 48 MW order from longtime customer CGN Wind Energy for a wind project in southern China. The Nan’an Xiangyun project is located in Xiangyun County, Quanzhou City, located in the Fujian Province. Vestas will supply the [Read More]

‘Clean Energy Link’ Aims To Put N.Y.’s Renewables Plan Into Action

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 24, 2016

Chicago-based Invenergy has announced plans to develop a 700 MW-plus portfolio of wind and solar farms designed to deliver renewable energy to Long Island, N.Y. Collectively called the Clean Energy Link, the proposed project will consist of four new wind [Read More]

Cherokee Nation On Board For Future Oklahoma Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 21, 2016

The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council has approved the leasing of more than 4,000 acres of tribal trust land in Oklahoma to wind farm developer PNE Wind. Cherokee Nation – the federally recognized government of the Cherokee people – says the [Read More]

Gamesa Scores First Chinese Order For G114-2.5 MW Model

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 21, 2016

Gamesa has reached a new product strategy milestone by receiving the first order in China for its G114-2.5 MW turbine. Specifically, the company will supply 38 of these turbines to state-owned developer Zhognmin at two wind complexes. The order also [Read More]

E.ON Expands U.S. Renewables Business With Wind Projects, PPAs

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 20, 2016

E.ON says it is strengthening its renewables business in the U.S. by building new projects, signing new power purchase agreements (PPAs) and finalizing new plant services agreements. The company says it just began construction on its Radford’s Run Wind Farm, [Read More]