Projects & Contracts – Page 7

Block Island Makes Official Switch From Diesel To Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 01, 2017

Rhode Island’s Block Island Power Co. has officially transferred Block Island’s electrical system to wind power, thanks to Deepwater Wind’s Block Island Wind Farm and National Grid’s sea2shore submarine cable. According to an announcement from Block Island Power Co., today’s [Read More]

Goldwind Americas Nails Down Financing For Rattlesnake Wind Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 01, 2017

Chicago-based Goldwind Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co. Ltd. (Goldwind), has received tax equity financing commitments from MidAmerican Wind Tax Equity Holdings and Citi for the 160 MW Rattlesnake Wind Project. The wind farm [Read More]

Iowa Wind Farm Powers University’s Annual Relay Event

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 01, 2017

MidAmerican Energy recently donated renewable energy credits from its Pomeroy wind farm to offset 100% of the electricity used at a relay event by Des Moines, Iowa-based Drake University. For the 108th annual Drake Relays, presented by Hy-Vee last week, [Read More]

Indianapolis Hotels Sign Up For Wind Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 01, 2017

Indianapolis Power & Light Co. (IPL), a subsidiary of The AES Corp., says six prominent hotels in downtown Indianapolis have pledged their participation in IPL Green Power Option, a program allowing entities to buy wind energy as a percentage of [Read More]

Northland’s Gemini Offshore Wind Giant Is Officially Complete

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 28, 2017

Toronto-based Northland Power Inc.’s 600 MW Gemini offshore wind farm has achieved full completion ahead of schedule and under its total budget of EUR 2.8 billion. All 150 turbines have been operating since October and, to date, have generated over [Read More]

Fort Hood Switches On Wind And Solar In Texas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

A hybrid wind and solar complex has officially begun operating at U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. Project operator Apex Clean Energy developed and managed construction of the complex, which will provide more than 50% of the annual [Read More]

Enel’s Lindahl Wind Farm Kicks Off Operations In North Dakota

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

Enel subsidiary Enel Green Power North America Inc. (EGPNA) has started operations on the 150 MW Lindahl wind farm, Enel’s first project in the state of North Dakota. The project is capable of generating approximately 625 GWh annually, equivalent to [Read More]

Pattern Energy Acquires Interests In Broadview Wind, Western Interconnect

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

Pattern Energy Group Inc. has acquired from Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) interests in the two wind projects that comprise the 324 MW Broadview facilities and associated Western Interconnect transmission line. Broadview, which is located 30 miles north of [Read More]

Acciona Inaugurates San Roman Wind Farm In Texas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

Acciona has inaugurated its eighth U.S. wind project, the 93 MW San Roman Wind Farm, located near Brownsville, Texas. Rolando Pablos, Texas’ secretary of state, joined Acciona and its chairman, Jose Manuel Entrecanales, to inaugurate the wind farm, which will [Read More]

Apex Scoops Up Iowa Wind Farm From Optimum Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

Apex Clean Energy has acquired the Great Pathfinder wind energy project from Optimum Renewables. The project – planned for Iowa’s Boone and Hamilton counties – could begin operating as early as 2020. According to Apex, Great Pathfinder has the potential [Read More]