Projects & Contracts

Wind To Power Seven General Motors Manufacturing Facilities

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 19, 2017

All of General Motors’ Ohio and Indiana manufacturing facilities will soon meet their electricity needs with 100% renewable energy, thanks to GM’s new purchase of 200 MW of wind power. GM will be the sole user of the Northwest Ohio [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Inks Big Wind Order In China

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 18, 2017

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured an agreement for the supply of 300 MW in China. According to the company, the deal represents one of its largest ever in this market. Specifically, Siemens Gamesa will supply and commission 150 G114-2.0 [Read More]

Alterra Acquires Jawbone Wind Development In California

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 18, 2017

Vancouver, British Columbia-based Alterra Power Corp. has acquired the 40 MW Jawbone wind development in Kern County, Calif. The Jawbone development is fully zoned for wind generation, says Alterra. Following a collaborative effort that began over a year ago, Alterra [Read More]

Nordex Breaks 2 GW Threshold In U.K., Ireland

Posted by Amanda Fava on September 14, 2017

Turbine maker Nordex says it has reached 2 GW in installed capacity in the U.K. and Ireland wind markets. Breaking it down by country, Nordex says it has built 1.5 GW in the U.K. and nearly 600 MW in Ireland. [Read More]

ABO Wind Names Siemens Gamesa Preferred Supplier

Posted by Amanda Fava on September 14, 2017

German wind developer ABO Wind has tapped Siemens Gamesa as the preferred supplier for seven projected onshore wind power plants to be constructed over the next two years. According to ABO, the plan is to use up to 31 Siemens [Read More]

RES Begins Construction Of EDP Renewables’ Hog Creek Wind Project

Posted by Amanda Fava on September 14, 2017

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) reports that construction has begun on the 66 MW Hog Creek Wind Project, located in Hardin County, Ohio. The project, owned by EDP Renewables (EDPR), is on schedule to be operational before the end of 2017. [Read More]

RES Americas OK’d For Glacier Ridge Wind Farm In N.D.

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2017

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) Americas recently received a siting permit from the North Dakota Public Service Commission for the second phase of its 300 MW Glacier Ridge Wind Farm. According to a local report from Inforum, the commission has unanimously [Read More]

DONG Energy Inks Contract For World’s Largest Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2017

DONG Energy has been awarded a contract to build its Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm at the lowest-ever price for offshore wind in the U.K., according to the company. At 57.50 British pounds/MWh (approximately $76.32/MWh), the strike price for [Read More]

Senvion Installs First Prototype Of New 3.6M140 EBC Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 08, 2017

Senvion has completed the installation of the first 3.6M140 EBC (Eco Blade Control) onshore wind turbine prototype, located at the Windtestfeld Nord in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. The 3.6M140 EBC, designed for moderate and strong wind speeds, was installed for 4testwind GmbH. [Read More]

Enel Kicks Off Construction Of Peru’s Biggest Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2017

Enel Green Power Peru (EGPP) has started construction of Wayra I, Enel’s first wind farm in Peru. Located in the district of Marcona in the Ica region, the facility (previously named Nazca) will have a total capacity of 132 MW, [Read More]