Projects & Contracts – Page 9

Acciona Kicks Off Construction Of Wind Farm Won In Mexican Auction

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2017

Acciona Energia has begun construction work on the fifth wind farm under its ownership in Mexico: El Cortijo, a 168 MW facility located in Tamaulipas. According to Acciona, the wind farm is the country’s first renewable energy project resulting from [Read More]

Westar’s Western Plains Wind Farm Comes To Life In Kansas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2017

Thanks to the completion of its Western Plains wind farm, Topeka, Kan.-based Westar Energy Inc. is now meeting more than half of the annual electricity needs of its customers with emissions-free power. The 280 MW Western Plains wind farm, located [Read More]

Senvion Inks 151 MW Of U.K. Wind Orders

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2017

Senvion has secured a contract with Banks Renewables for the supply and installation of 47 turbines for three U.K. wind projects totaling 151 MW. Senvion has also signed 20-year operations and maintenance contracts for all three projects. Senvion will supply [Read More]

E.ON Brings Energy Storage To West Texas Wind Farms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 01, 2017

E.ON North America is building two energy storage projects, dubbed Texas Waves, at the sites of the company’s Pyron and Inadale wind farms, which are currently spinning in west Texas. Built in partnership with Greensmith Energy, Texas Waves will consist [Read More]

Vestas Lands 348 MW Order For U.S. Wind Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 28, 2017

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from an undisclosed U.S. customer for 348 MW of wind turbines. Under the contract, Vestas will provide 174 of its V110-2.0 MW turbines. The nacelles, blades and towers will be produced at [Read More]

Energy Storage Giant Completed In San Diego County

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

In partnership with AES Energy Storage, San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) has unveiled what the utility says is the world’s largest lithium-ion battery energy storage facility. Located in Escondido, Calif., the 30 MW facility is capable of storing up [Read More]

Pattern Brings B.C.’s Biggest Wind Farm To Life

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) has completed its 184.6 MW Meikle Wind project in British Columbia. Increasing the province’s installed wind capacity by more than one-third, the wind project is British Columbia’s largest, according to the developer. The wind [Read More]

Nordex Secures U.S. Wind Order Via Safe-Harbor Transaction

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

The Nordex Group has received an order to install 95 turbines in the 3 MW class for an undisclosed U.S. project. According to Nordex, the large-scale project represents the first follow-up order from a safe-harbor transaction agreed upon with a [Read More]

RES Providing Storage System For NREL Wind Tech Center

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 23, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is deploying Renewable Energy Systems’ (RES) RESolve energy storage system for a pilot project at NREL’s National Wind Technology Center in Boulder, Colo. Researchers from NREL will use 10-plus demonstrated [Read More]

Acciona Continues Renewables Development With Mexican Government

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 23, 2017

Acciona and the Federal Electricity Commission of Mexico (CFE) are continuing with their joint program to develop renewable generation projects in different areas of the country. The work is part of a memorandum of understanding they signed in October 2015. [Read More]