Projects & Contracts

All 150 Wind Turbines Now In Place At 600 MW Gemini

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on Aug 24, 2016

The final turbine of the 600 MW Gemini offshore wind project has now been installed, according to Toronto, Ontario-based Northland Power Inc., which owns 60% of the project, along with Siemens Financial Services (20%), Van Oord (10%) and N.V. HVC [Read More]

SgurrEnergy Grabs 12-Year Contract For German Offshore Wind Farm

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on Aug 24, 2016

Renewable energy consultancy SgurrEnergy, a Scotland-based subsidiary of Wood Group, has secured a 12-year construction and operational monitoring contract for the 396 MW Merkur offshore wind farm, located in the German North Sea. The scope of the contract includes construction [Read More]

Iberdrola To Build Las Aulagas, Chimiche II Wind Farms

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on Aug 23, 2016

Iberdrola says it will build two new wind farms in the Canary Islands after receiving the go-ahead to commence development on two projects in Tenerife, for an expected investment of up to EUR 40 million. According to Iberdrola, the 13.8 [Read More]

Modern Energy Management Closes On 170 MW Of Wind

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NAW Staff on Aug 23, 2016

Modern Energy Management (MEM), a specialist in delivering project lifecycle certainty to renewable energy developers, financiers and investors, has been working with Gunkul Engineering, a Thai renewable electricity producer, to bring three wind projects to financial close. MEM says that [Read More]

Mainstream Renewable Power Completes Large Haul In Chile

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on Aug 22, 2016

Mainstream Renewable Power has been awarded contracts by the National Energy Commission of Chile to build and operate seven utility-scale wind energy plants with a combined capacity of 986 MW. The projects, awarded via 20-year-term contracts, are located throughout Chile and [Read More]

CPUC Gives Green Light To New San Diego Energy Storage Projects

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on Aug 19, 2016

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved a proposal by San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) to build two new energy storage projects in San Diego County. In May, the CPUC directed Southern California electric utilities to fast-track additional [Read More]

Vestas Nets U.S. Turbine Order For 100 MW Wind Project

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NAW Staff on Aug 19, 2016

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from Sempra U.S. Gas & Power for 29 V126-3.45 MW turbines, to be deployed at the 100 MW Apple Blossom wind project in Michigan. According to Vestas, the order comprises supply and [Read More]

wpd Awarded Multiple Wind Farm Contracts In Chile

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on Aug 19, 2016

In the recent power supply tender, wpd has been awarded contracts for three wind farms for a total of 350 MW. Specifically, the contracts called for 786.8 GWh a year over 20 years starting in 2021, wpd says. As previously reported, 84 companies [Read More]

Acciona Wins Renewable Energy Award, Plans 183 MW Wind Farm

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NAW Staff on Aug 18, 2016

Acciona Energia says it has won a tender for 506 GWh/year of electricity output in Chile for 20 years – in what the Chilean administration is calling the biggest energy tender in the country – and announced plans to build a [Read More]

Construction Begins On 385 MW Arkona Offshore Wind Farm

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on Aug 18, 2016

Germany-based utility company E.ON and Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil have now begun construction of the 385 MW Arkona offshore wind project, a new wind farm located 35 kilometers northeast of the island of Rugen in the German Baltic [Read More]