Projects & Contracts

Boralex Closes Financing For Ontario Wind Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 22, 2017

Boralex Inc. has closed C$33.4 million in financing for the 10 MW Port Ryerse wind farm, located on privately owned land in Ontario. Boralex develops, builds and operates renewable power facilities in Canada, France and the U.S. On Feb. 7, [Read More]

Wisconsin Utility Plans Out Iowa Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 22, 2017

Wisconsin’s Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) has announced a proposal to construct, own and operate its largest wind farm to date: the 66 MW, 33-turbine Saratoga project, to be situated in Howard County, Iowa. The wind farm would be located [Read More]

Wind Farm On Remote Nova Scotia Island Shutting Down

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 21, 2017

A wind farm on Sable Island, Nova Scotia, is meeting its demise this year. Citing further renewable energy advancements since the project was installed, as well as extreme weather on the island, Parks Canada is shutting down the project. The [Read More]

Innergex Completes Latest Wind Acquisition

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 21, 2017

Canada-headquartered Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. has completed its acquisition of the 44 MW Yonne wind farm, located in northern France. The Yonne wind facility was under construction when Innergex announced its planned acquisition of eight French wind projects in March [Read More]

Senvion Inks Big Wind Order In Australia

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 20, 2017

Senvion has signed a conditional contract to supply more than 300 MW of wind turbines in Australia for Nexif Energy. The engineering, procurement and construction – as well as maintenance – contracts are for the 25-turbine Glen Innes Wind Farm [Read More]

Siemens Providing Full Scope Of Work For Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 17, 2017

For the first time, Siemens Wind Power will be providing the full scope of work – including the foundations – for an offshore wind farm, the EnBW Hohe See project. Hohe See owner EnBW has now made a final investment [Read More]

US Wind Secures Cabling Partner For MD Offshore Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 16, 2017

In support of its planned 750 MW offshore wind farm off the coast of Maryland, Baltimore-based US Wind Inc. has teamed up with JDR Cable Systems Ltd., which is supplying underwater power cables for the project. US Wind is one [Read More]

Gamesa Keeps On Growing In Indian Wind Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 16, 2017

Gamesa has secured wind turbine orders totaling 278 MW at seven wind sites in India. In total, the company has been commissioned to install 139 of its G114-2.0 MW and G97-2.0 MW wind turbines for several customers. Gamesa will supply, [Read More]

Dairyland Signs Iowa Wind PPA With Avangrid

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 15, 2017

Through a new agreement with Avangrid Renewables, Wisconsin-based Dairyland Power Cooperative will begin buying 80 MW of energy from the Barton Wind Farm, located in Kensett, Iowa. Effective Feb. 15, the power purchase agreement (PPA) is a result of Dairyland’s [Read More]

Castrol, Romax Partner For Wind Turbine Predictive Maintenance

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 14, 2017

Creating a new joint venture dedicated to wind turbine predictive maintenance, Castrol, a global provider of lubricants, has teamed up with Romax Technology Ltd.’s InSight business, which offers predictive maintenance solutions. Castrol has taken a controlling interest in the InSight [Read More]