EDF's Hereford Wind Project Is Operational
EDF Renewable Energy says the 200 MW Hereford Wind Project reached its commercial operation date on Dec. 22, 2014. In addition, tax equity financing closed with BNY Mellon and MUFG   [read more]
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:49:19 EST
BOEM Seeks Input On Environmental Assessment For North Carolina Offshore Wind Energy Areas
The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is requesting public comment on an environmental assessment (EA) for three wind energy areas (WEA) off the coast   [read more]
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:22:02 EST
ERCOT: Texas Wind Provided Nearly 11% Of Electricity For 2014
Wind power generation increased to 10.6% of electricity in 2014, according to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). In 2013, wind power comprised 9.9% of total electricty. According to   [read more]
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:18:18 EST
Suzlon Sells Senvion To Centerbridge Partners
In a $1.2 billion all-cash transaction, Suzlon Group has signed a binding agreement to sell turbine subsidiary Senvion to Centerbridge Partners, a private equity firm with $25 billion in assets   [read more]
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:17:30 EST
U.S. Wind Power Installations Surpassed 4.7 GW Last Year, Although China Still Leads
U.S. wind power installations sharply rebounded last year as the industry benefited from the extension of the production tax credit (PTC), according to research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).   [read more]
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:53:13 EST
Clean Line Energy Starts Solicitation For Grain Belt Express Transmission Line
Houston-based Clean Line Energy Partners has started the process to allocate transmission line capacity for its proposed Grain Belt Express, a 750-mile direct-current transmission line that will have the capacity   [read more]
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:22:11 EST
Siemens Receives 48 MW Order For Kansas Wind Project
Siemens will supply 21 wind turbines to NJR Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV) for the 48 MW Alexander wind project, located in Rush, Kan. According to Siemens, the contract calls for   [read more]
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:13:18 EST
Vestas Obtains 298 MW Turbine Supply Order For Kingfisher
Vestas will supply 149 V100-2.0 MW turbines for the 298 MW Kingfisher Wind project, located in Oklahoma. According to Vestas, Apex Clean Energy developed the Kingfisher Wind project and will   [read more]
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EST
Firms Close Financing For 150 MW Briscoe Wind Project
Private-asset manager Capital Dynamics, GE Energy Financial Services and Morgan Stanley have completed financing for the 150 MW Briscoe Wind Farm, spanning 20,000 acres in Briscoe County, Texas. According to   [read more]
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EST
Michigan Protesters Greet Wind Conference Attendees
Nearly two dozen protestors braved the snow-covered streets of East Lansing, Mich., to greet attendees of the American Wind Energy Association's (AWEA) State Energy Forum. The protest, which was organized   [read more]
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EST