Projects & Contracts – Page 10

Work Starting Soon On First Two Sites Of Iowa’s Wind XI

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 12, 2017

MidAmerican Energy has announced plans to build new wind farms in Boone, Greene and Mahaska counties in Iowa. The projects will be the first Wind XI sites selected for construction. The energy provider announced plans last April to invest $3.6 [Read More]

Large-Scale Wind Duo Grabs Funding In New York

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 12, 2017

In support of his directive for the state to reach 50% renewable energy by 2030, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced $360 million in awards for 11 large-scale renewable energy projects throughout the state. The governor made the announcement [Read More]

EDF Brings Online 708 MW Of U.S. Wind Power

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 11, 2017

EDF Energies Nouvelles recently commissioned four U.S. wind farms totaling more than 708 MW. In December and January, the following projects entered service: The Tyler Bluff (125.6 MW) and Salt Fork (174 MW) wind farms in northern Texas; The Great [Read More]

Invenergy Powers Up Roncevaux Wind Farm In Quebec

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 11, 2017

Invenergy Wind LLC’s Roncevaux wind farm, located in Quebec, officially began commercial operations on Dec. 30. Roncevaux is located in the Ruisseau-Ferguson unorganized territory in the regional county municipality (RCM) of Avignon, approximately 500 kilometers east of Quebec City. The [Read More]

B.C. Developer Makes Strong Push Toward PTC-Qualifying Wind Farms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 11, 2017

In 2016, Vancouver, British Columbia-based Alterra Power Corp. says it commenced on-site and off-site project activities intended to qualify 1.2 GW-1.7 GW worth of U.S. wind projects for federal production tax credits (PTCs). The projects are located in multiple states, [Read More]

Suzlon Secures Another Wind Order From IPP

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 11, 2017

Suzlon Group has won a wind turbine order totaling 226.8 MW from an independent power producer (IPP) in India. The order consists of 108 units of the S111 90-meter tubular tower with a rated capacity of 2.1 MW. The project, [Read More]

Vestas Books Another 300 MW In The U.S.

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 10, 2017

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from an undisclosed U.S. customer for 150 V110-2.0 MW wind turbines. Vestas expects to deliver the turbines, totaling 300 MW, starting in the second quarter of this year. Additionally, the company expects [Read More]

NextEra Secures PPA For GE-Powered Midwest Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 10, 2017

Great River Energy, a nonprofit electric cooperative based in Minnesota, recently signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with an affiliate of NextEra Energy Resources LLC for a new 300 MW wind project to be built in south-central North Dakota. Construction [Read More]

Southern Power Takes Over Another Texas Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 09, 2017

As part of its renewable growth strategy, Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Co., has acquired the 276 MW Bethel Wind Energy Center in Texas from Invenergy Services LLC. Blattner Energy constructed the project, which Invenergy Services will operate and [Read More]

Vestas Inks PTC-Qualifying Order Worth 600 MW

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 09, 2017

Longroad Energy Holdings LLC has purchased Vestas wind turbine components that will qualify more than 600 MW of U.S. projects for 100% of the federal production tax credit (PTC) if they are placed in service before the end of 2020. [Read More]