Projects & Contracts – Page 8

Apple Signs Up For 200 MW Of Oregon Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 25, 2017

To help power its data center in Prineville, Ore., Apple recently signed an agreement to purchase power from the Montague Wind Power Project, what the tech giant calls the “first Apple-created wind project.” Apple announced the deal in its Environmental [Read More]

California Amusement Park Commits To 100% Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 24, 2017

Silicon Valley Power (SVP) has announced that California’s Great America – a 100-acre amusement park in Santa Clara – will cover 100% of its electricity use with wind power through SVP’s Santa Clara Green Power program. Santa Clara Green Power [Read More]

Federal District Court Squashes Steens Mountain Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 21, 2017

The long-running case over the impacts of a proposed wind farm on Steens Mountain in southeastern Oregon has been put to an end by a federal district court, the Oregon Natural Desert Association (ONDA) and Audubon Society of Portland have [Read More]

DONG Energy To Build Subsidy-Free German Offshore Wind Farms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

In the first of two German auction rounds, the Bundesnetzagentur recently awarded DONG Energy the right to build three offshore wind projects in the German North Sea. DONG Energy submitted six projects in the bid and won with the following [Read More]

Suzlon Secures Turnkey Wind Order From Indian IPP

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

Suzlon Group has won its fifth order from independent power producer (IPP) ReNew Power Ventures Pvt. Ltd. for a 100.80 MW wind project in Madhya Pradesh, India. Suzlon will install 48 units of its latest S111 120-meter wind turbines, each [Read More]

Acciona Signs Green Loan For Wind And Solar In Chile

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

To partially fund its wind energy and solar photovoltaic projects in Chile, Acciona has signed a EUR 100 million green loan with Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA). According to Acciona, green loans are regulated under the same criteria as green [Read More]

PTC-Qualifying Wind Development Changes Hands In Wyoming

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 19, 2017

Vancouver, British Columbia-based Alterra Power Corp. has acquired the Boswell Springs project, a 320 MW wind development portfolio in Albany County, Wyo. Alterra acquired the project from Boulder, Colo.-based Intermountain Wind LLC, along with certain partners and affiliates. Intermountain was [Read More]

Despite End Of Tax Credits, EGP-NA Forges Ahead On Another Okla. Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 19, 2017

Even though Oklahoma is ending its wind production tax credits in July, Enel Green Power North America Inc. (EGP-NA), a subsidiary of Enel S.p.A., is still moving forward on a 300 MW project in the state. The company has kicked off [Read More]

Nordex Scores Big Wind Contract In Brazil

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 19, 2017

The Nordex Group has secured a 195 MW contract for 65 AW125/3000 wind turbines for a project in northeastern Brazil. The Lagoa do Barro project comprises eight individual wind farms that will be located in the state of Piaui. The [Read More]

Xcel’s Interstate Power Line To Act As ‘Indirect Link’ To Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 18, 2017

Construction crews have started work in southeast New Mexico on the first of several high-voltage transmission line segments that will come together as a single, 240-mile “Power for the Plains” corridor linking Texas with New Mexico, Xcel Energy has announced. [Read More]