Projects & Contracts – Page 7

Deal Signed For Altamont Pass Repowered Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 21, 2017

Salka LLC, a San Diego-based renewable energy company, has signed a purchase and sale agreement for the Summit Wind Project, a 55 MW wind farm under development in the east San Francisco Bay area. The agreement was signed with Castlelake [Read More]

Peak View Wind Project Welcomed To Southern Colorado Grid

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 20, 2017

With the integration of its 60 MW Peak View Wind Project into the grid, Black Hills Energy is bringing renewable energy to its more than 94,000 customers in southern Colorado. The 34-turbine wind farm is located near Walsenburg, Colo. Completed [Read More]

That’s The Last Of It: NV Energy Kills Coal Plant, Moves Toward Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 20, 2017

As part of a goal to further reduce Nevada’s carbon emissions, Las Vegas-based NV Energy has taken down the fourth and final unit of its 257 MW coal-fired Reid Gardner Generating Station. Thus, the facility is no longer providing energy [Read More]

Senvion Notches First Irish Wind Deal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 20, 2017

Marking its first contract in Ireland, German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has signed a deal with renewable energy investor NTR on behalf of NTR’s wind investment fund. Under the contract, Senvion will supply five MM82 turbines for the Teevurcher wind [Read More]

ALLETE Bringing PTC-Qualifying Wind Farm To North Dakota

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 17, 2017

ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE Inc., is further highlighting the 100 MW wind farm it plans to build in North Dakota as part of Xcel Energy’s newly announced plans to bring more wind energy to the [Read More]

World’s First Offshore Wind Farm Says Goodbye

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

After more than 25 years of operation, DONG Energy has decided to retire Vindeby, the world’s first offshore wind farm. Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm, consisting of 11 wind turbines, was connected to the grid in 1991. The Danish wind project [Read More]

Vestas Books Wind Turbine Order In Ukraine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

Adding to Vestas’ re-start of market activities in Ukraine in late 2016, Vindkraft Tavriya LLC has ordered 12 V126-3.45 MW turbines for the Novotroitsk wind park. The firm and unconditional order, totaling 41 MW, comprises the supply and commissioning of [Read More]

Xcel Energy Announces Big Wind Plans For Upper Midwest

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy has rolled out a proposal to add seven wind farms in the Upper Midwest. Totaling 1,500 MW of wind energy and increasing the utility’s Upper Midwest wind fleet by 60%, the projects would be situated in Minnesota, North [Read More]

Siemens’ New Low-Wind Turbine Enters Prototype Testing Phase

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 14, 2017

Siemens Wind Power’s new direct-drive, low-wind turbine has now reached the prototype testing stage. The onshore model, SWT-3.15-142, which has a rotor diameter of 142 meters, successfully passed prototype approval and is now installed at the Drantum test site in [Read More]

Vattenfall Bringing BMW Battery Storage To Wind Farms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 14, 2017

European energy company Vattenfall and the BMW Group have signed a contract for the delivery of up to 1,000 lithium-ion batteries for 2017. The batteries will be deployed for storage projects at Vattenfall wind farms. Vattenfall will purchase the batteries [Read More]