Projects & Contracts

Goldwind Acquires Another Texas Wind Farm From RES

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 23, 2017

Chicago-based Goldwind Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co. Ltd., (Goldwind), has signed an agreement with Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES) to acquire the 160 MW Heart of Texas Wind Project, located in McCulloch [Read More]

EDF RS Bringing 3M Wind Vortex Generators To U.S. Projects

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 23, 2017

EDF Renewable Services (EDF RS) and 3M have announced a new agreement to install 3M wind vortex generators on wind turbines across the U.S. The collaboration will leverage the materials expertise of 3M with the installation and wind turbine blade [Read More]

Redbed Plains Wind Farm Begins Construction In Oklahoma

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 23, 2017

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) has begun construction on EDP Renewables North America’s (EDPR NA) 99.1 MW Redbed Plains Wind Farm in Oklahoma. Located in Grady County – just southwest of Oklahoma City – the project will comprise 48 Siemens Gamesa [Read More]

Enel’s Spanish Division Wins 540 MW In Wind Auction

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 22, 2017

Enel Green Power Espana (EGPE) was recently awarded 540 MW of wind power capacity in Spain during the country’s renewable energy auction. The tender was launched by the Spanish government to help the country achieve its target to cover 20% [Read More]

Illinois Microgrid Project Houses Wind, Solar And Natural Gas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 19, 2017

Ameren Corp. has completed what the energy company is touting as one of the most technologically advanced utility-scale microgrids in North America. The $5 million facility, located at Ameren’s Technology Applications Center adjacent to the University of Illinois campus in [Read More]

GE Scores Big Wind Contract After Spanish Auction

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 18, 2017

GE Renewable Energy has been selected to provide turbines for a giant 1.2 GW wind facility in Aragon, Spain. The Forestalia Group, through the Sociedad Aragonesa Transeuropea de Energias Renovables, was awarded a contract by Spain’s Ministry of Energy, Tourism [Read More]

Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm Begins Generating Power

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 18, 2017

Electricity has been generated for the first time at DONG Energy’s Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm, located off the North Norfolk, U.K., coast. With the initial turbines installed, power from the first turbine is now being exported to the national [Read More]

Vestas To Service California Wind Farm Over Its Entire Life

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 17, 2017

Vestas has signed a 15-year renewal of a 150 MW service agreement with EverPower for a wind project in California. The service agreement includes 50 V90-3.0 MW wind turbines at the 150 MW Mustang Hills project, which is owned by [Read More]

International Finance Corp. Makes Major Investment In Pakistani Wind Sector

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 15, 2017

The International Finance Corp. (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is providing $66 million and mobilizing a further $172 million in a landmark transaction to help build what IFC says will be Pakistan’s largest wind facility. The financing [Read More]

GE Lands Nearly 200 MW Wind Deal In China

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 12, 2017

GE Renewable Energy has announced an agreement with HECIC to supply 81 wind turbines for projects in the Fengning County of China’s Hebei Province. The order comprises 54 units of GE’s 2.75-120 turbines and another 27 units of 1.85-82.5 turbines, [Read More]