Projects & Contracts

Northland’s Gemini Offshore Wind Giant Is Officially Complete

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 28, 2017

Toronto, Ontario-based Northland Power Inc.’s 600 MW Gemini offshore wind farm has achieved full completion ahead of schedule and under its total budget of EUR 2.8 billion. All 150 turbines have been operating since October and, to date, have generated [Read More]

Fort Hood Switches On Wind And Solar In Texas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

A hybrid wind and solar complex has officially begun operating at U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. Project operator Apex Clean Energy developed and managed construction of the complex, which will provide more than 50% of the annual [Read More]

Enel’s Lindahl Wind Farm Kicks Off Operations In North Dakota

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

Enel subsidiary Enel Green Power North America Inc. (EGPNA) has started operations on the 150 MW Lindahl wind farm, Enel’s first project in the state of North Dakota. The project is capable of generating approximately 625 GWh annually, equivalent to [Read More]

Pattern Energy Acquires Interests In Broadview Wind, Western Interconnect

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

Pattern Energy Group Inc. has acquired from Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) interests in the two wind projects that comprise the 324 MW Broadview facilities and associated Western Interconnect transmission line. Broadview, which is located 30 miles north of [Read More]

Acciona Inaugurates San Roman Wind Farm In Texas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

Acciona has inaugurated its eighth U.S. wind project, the 93 MW San Roman Wind Farm, located near Brownsville, Texas. Rolando Pablos, Texas’ secretary of state, joined Acciona and its chairman, Jose Manuel Entrecanales, to inaugurate the wind farm, which will [Read More]

Apex Scoops Up Iowa Wind Farm From Optimum Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

Apex Clean Energy has acquired the Great Pathfinder wind energy project from Optimum Renewables. The project – planned for Iowa’s Boone and Hamilton counties – could begin operating as early as 2020. According to Apex, Great Pathfinder has the potential [Read More]

Apple Signs Up For 200 MW Of Oregon Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 25, 2017

To help power its data center in Prineville, Ore., Apple recently signed an agreement to purchase power from the Montague Wind Power Project, what the tech giant calls the “first Apple-created wind project.” Apple announced the deal in its Environmental [Read More]

California Amusement Park Commits To 100% Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 24, 2017

Silicon Valley Power (SVP) has announced that California’s Great America – a 100-acre amusement park in Santa Clara – will cover 100% of its electricity use with wind power through SVP’s Santa Clara Green Power program. Santa Clara Green Power [Read More]

Federal District Court Squashes Steens Mountain Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 21, 2017

The long-running case over the impacts of a proposed wind farm on Steens Mountain in southeastern Oregon has been put to an end by a federal district court, the Oregon Natural Desert Association (ONDA) and Audubon Society of Portland have [Read More]

DONG Energy To Build Subsidy-Free German Offshore Wind Farms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

In the first of two German auction rounds, the Bundesnetzagentur recently awarded DONG Energy the right to build three offshore wind projects in the German North Sea. DONG Energy submitted six projects in the bid and won with the following [Read More]