AECC Signs PPA For Drift Sands Wind Farm
Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. (AECC) has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) to buy 108 MW of wind energy from the planned Drift Sand Wind Farm, located about 60   [read more]
Fri, 22 May 2015 11:38:09 EDT
Geronimo Energy Sells Portfolio Of Wind And Solar Projects To BHE Renewables
Geronimo Energy has sold a portfolio of wind and solar energy projects to BHE Renewables, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy. The sale includes the Grande Prairie Wind Farm, located   [read more]
Fri, 22 May 2015 11:27:27 EDT
E.ON Energy Services Acquires Liftra Crane To Aid Gearbox Changeouts
E.ON Energy Services has purchased a crane from service provider Liftra to change out gearboxes and generators for certain turbines. This technology from Liftra will be offered as part of   [read more]
Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT
Oklahoma Gov. Signs Bills Reforming Wind Industry Incentives
After much collaboration between legislators and the wind industry, and in an effort to address state budget issues, Gov. Mary Fallin, R-Okla., has signed into law two measures aimed at   [read more]
Thu, 21 May 2015 14:21:18 EDT
Nordex CEO Jurgen Zeschky Steps Down From His Post
Jurgen Zeschky, CEO of German wind turbine maker Nordex SE, has informed the company's supervisory board that he intends to leave the company for personal reasons. Nordex says that together   [read more]
Thu, 21 May 2015 12:03:52 EDT
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Named Preferred Supplier For Navitus Bay Project
Navitus Bay Development Ltd., a joint venture between Eneco Wind UK Ltd. and EDF Energy, has appointed MHI Vestas Offshore Wind the preferred turbine supplier for the Navitus Bay offshore   [read more]
Thu, 21 May 2015 11:38:24 EDT
Senvion Connects Its 6,000th Wind Turbine To The Grid
Earlier this month, Senvion SE connected its 6,000th wind turbine to the power grid. The milestone was achieved at the Hollich community wind farm in Germany, which features eight Senvion   [read more]
Thu, 21 May 2015 10:52:32 EDT
Study: Western Grid Can Withstand Disturbances Under High Renewables Penetration
GE's Energy Consulting business has presented the results of the Western Wind and Solar Integration Study Phase 3 (WWSIS-3) at the American Wind Energy Association's (AWEA) WINDPOWER 2015 conference and   [read more]
Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT
Time To Take Off The Gloves: Incoming AWEA Board Chairman Vows No More Mr. Nice Guy
Mike Garland, the newly elected chairman of the board of directors at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), has a message for the membership: Be willing to fight for what   [read more]
Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT
Siemens Launches 2.3 MW Turbine Designed For The Americas
Siemens has unveiled the SWT-2.3-120, the company's first wind turbine designed to specifically meet the demands of its North and South American customers. The machine features a 120-meter rotor and   [read more]
Wed, 20 May 2015 12:14:57 EDT