Projects & Contracts – Page 7

DOE Funds Wind And Solar Projects On Tribal Lands

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 22, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs has selected 13 tribal energy projects – including wind, solar, biomass and energy efficiency – to receive funding of $7.8 million. The selections are the result of [Read More]

Vestas To Enter Russian Wind Power Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 22, 2017

In connection with Fortum Energy’s recently being awarded a series of onshore wind projects in a renewable energy auction in Russia, Vestas expects to soon enter the Russian wind market. According to the turbine manufacturer, the Fortum-RUSNANO wind investment fund [Read More]

New Brunswick Wind Farm To Be Expanded

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

NB Power and a subsidiary of TransAlta Renewables Inc. have reached an agreement to add 17.25 MW of wind generating capacity at the Kent Hills site in New Brunswick. The Kent Hills project currently accounts for 150 MW of nameplate [Read More]

EDF RE Inks Utility PPA For Minnesota Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), the North American subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency for the 100 MW Stoneray wind farm. The project is located in [Read More]

GE Renewable Energy Supplying 66 MW Japanese Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Shimizu Corp. to provide turbines for the Akita Katagami wind farm, located in the Akita prefecture in northern Japan. The company is supplying 22 GE 3.2-103 turbines for the project, which will be [Read More]

Michigan Regulators OK Early Wind Expansion For Consumers Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 19, 2017

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) has approved a proposal by Consumers Energy Co. to accelerate the expansion of its wind project in Tuscola County. Last year, the commission approved 19 wind turbines for the Cross Winds Energy Park II [Read More]

EDF RE Selling Half Of Great Western Wind To Alliant Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 16, 2017

Alliant Energy Corp. is acquiring a 50% ownership interest in EDF Renewable Energy’s (EDF RE) 225 MW Great Western Wind Project in Oklahoma. Located near the base of the Oklahoma panhandle in Woodward and Ellis counties, Great Western Wind comprises [Read More]

Niagara Region Wind Farm Gets Inaugurated In Ontario

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 16, 2017

Boralex Inc., ENERCON and the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corp. have inaugurated the Niagara Region Wind Farm, located on private land in the regional municipality of Niagara in Ontario. The wind farm, which was commissioned on Nov. [Read More]

Senvion Supplying Turbines For Mediterranean Sea’s First Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

Senvion has signed an exclusivity agreement for what it says will be the first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea. Senvion was appointed by Beleolico Srl, a Belenergia S.A. affiliate, as the supplier for the 30 MW Taranto offshore [Read More]

Nordex’s N131/3000 Wind Turbine Making French Debut

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

The Nordex Group has scored a hat trick in France by winning three new contracts totaling 36 MW of wind capacity. Different project developers and power station operators have placed orders for a total of 13 N131/3000, N117/3000 and N117/2400 [Read More]