Projects & Contracts – Page 6

Canadian Company Supporting French Floating Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 10, 2017

Vancouver Island, British Columbia-based AXYS Technologies Inc. is participating in a floating offshore wind development in French waters. An AXYS WatchKeeper buoy will be deployed by French company Creocean on behalf of QUADRAN in a zone between Port-La Nouvelle and [Read More]

Gamesa Wins Debut Order For New G126-2.625 MW Machine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 10, 2017

Gamesa has secured the first order for its new G126-2.625 MW turbine, a machine suited for areas with low wind speeds. The company has entered into an agreement with Thai developer Gunkul Engineering Public Co. Ltd. for the supply of [Read More]

Amazon Wind Farm US East Now Delivering Power On N.C. Farmlands

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 09, 2017

North Carolina’s first commercial-scale wind project, Amazon Wind Farm US East, has reached full commercial operations on farm fields in Pasquotank and Perquimans counties. Powered by Avangrid Renewables, the 208 MW facility features 104 Gamesa G114-2.0 MW turbines that will [Read More]

Duke Energy Renewables’ First Okla. Wind Farm Begins Operations

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 09, 2017

Duke Energy Renewables’ large-scale Frontier Windpower Project is now delivering power in Oklahoma. The wind facility, located in Kay County, became operational in late December. At 200 MW, the wind farm increases Duke Energy Renewables’ U.S. wind capacity to 2.3 [Read More]

Gamesa Lands Maiden Order For ‘High-Potential’ Indonesian Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 09, 2017

Gamesa has inked its first turbine order in Indonesia, what the Spanish manufacturer calls a “high-potential” wind power market. Moreover, this order marks the first time Gamesa will install its G114-2.5 MW turbines in Asia-Pacific. These turbines can reach up to [Read More]

Minn. Municipal Power Agency Signs Up For More Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 07, 2017

The Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (MMPA) has expanded its portfolio of renewable resources to include power from the Black Oak Getty Wind Farm, a 78 MW project located in Stearns County, Minn. MMPA signed a long-term contract with Sempra U.S. [Read More]

Quebec’s First 100% Community-Owned Wind Farm Comes Online

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 06, 2017

Senvion has announced the completion of what it says is Quebec’s first 100% community-owned wind farm, the Pierre-De Saurel wind project. The Pierre-De Saurel wind farm is located on the lands of Yamaska, Saint-Aime and Saint-Robert. The project is set [Read More]

E.ON Adds Pacific Northwest Wind Farms To Management Portfolio

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 06, 2017

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments LLC has tapped E.ON Energy Services (EES) to provide site management and balance-of-plant services for wind projects in the Pacific Northwest. The contract includes the 45 MW Power County site, located in Idaho, and 50 [Read More]

Vestas Grabs 100 MW Argentinian Wind Order

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 06, 2017

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from Greenwind S.A., a subsidiary of Pampa Energia – one of the largest power companies in Argentina – to supply 29 V126-3.45 MW turbines for the 100 MW Corti wind park. The [Read More]

New Boston Developer Takes On Illinois Wind Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 03, 2017

Boston-based Swift Current Energy is now developing the HillTopper Wind Energy Project, a 175 MW-200 MW wind farm to be situated in Logan County, Ill. Swift Current acquired the rights to HillTopper from Relight Enterprises in late 2016. Swift Current [Read More]