Projects & Contracts – Page 3

Nordex Touts Good Year In Turkish Wind Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2017

With approximately 350 MW installed in 2016, German turbine manufacturer Nordex is touting a 25% market share for installed wind capacity in Turkey for the year. In total, with 1.5 GW, the company says it has set up roughly one-quarter [Read More]

Gamesa Ups Its Spanish Supplier Base

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2017

Marking year-on-year growth of 17%, Gamesa purchased EUR 936 million worth of goods and services from Spanish suppliers in 2016. In addition, last year, Gamesa increased its Spanish supplier base by 36% by adding 859 new companies to bring the [Read More]

Mortenson Building North America’s Biggest Single-Phase Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 08, 2017

Renewable energy contractor Mortenson has been selected to build what it says will be the largest single-phase wind farm ever built in North America. The 600 MW Rush Creek Wind Project, owned and operated by Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy, will be [Read More]

Pattern’s Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind Moves Forward In Quebec

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 07, 2017

Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) has announced the completion of C$263 million construction-to-term financing for its 147 MW Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind project, which is now entering full-stage construction in Quebec. Financing was provided by The Manufacturers Life Insurance Co., [Read More]

Nordex Reaches Half-Gigawatt Wind Mark In Ireland

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 07, 2017

With the commissioning of the 95 MW Meenadreen wind farm in Donegal, Nordex has passed a new milestone in the Republic of Ireland: 500 MW of wind turbines in operation. In total, Nordex turbines with a capacity of 529 MW [Read More]

Vestas Secures Wind Turbine Orders In Europe

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 06, 2017

Vestas recently inked two separate wind turbine orders in Norway and Austria. In Norway, Fortum placed a firm and unconditional order for 14 V126-3.45 MW turbines with power-optimized modes to 3.6 MW. The order is for the Anstadblaheia wind park, [Read More]

Northland Power Adding Another Big Offshore Wind Farm To Portfolio

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 06, 2017

Toronto-headquartered Northland Power Inc. has signed a definitive agreement with a subsidiary of Highland Group Holdings Ltd. to acquire 100% of Deutsche Bucht (DeBu), a 252 MW offshore wind project currently in advanced development off the coast of Germany. DeBu, [Read More]

Apex’s Rocky Forge Wind Moves Ahead In Virginia

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 03, 2017

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has approved a “permit by rule” (PBR) application for Rocky Forge Wind, a project being developed by Apex Clean Energy in Botetourt County, Va. According to an announcement from Apex, this marks the [Read More]

Acciona Kicks Off Construction Of Wind Farm Won In Mexican Auction

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2017

Acciona Energia has begun construction work on the fifth wind farm under its ownership in Mexico: El Cortijo, a 168 MW facility located in Tamaulipas. According to Acciona, the wind farm is the country’s first renewable energy project resulting from [Read More]

Westar’s Western Plains Wind Farm Comes To Life In Kansas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2017

Thanks to the completion of its Western Plains wind farm, Topeka, Kan.-based Westar Energy Inc. is now meeting more than half of the annual electricity needs of its customers with emissions-free power. The 280 MW Western Plains wind farm, located [Read More]