Recapping The Wind Industry's Third-Quarter Deals

Mercom Capital Group recaps investment and merger and acquisition activity during July, August and September.

Yearly Installed Capacity Figures Already Beat 2013 Numbers,  More Wind On The Way: AWEA

While the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) lobbies Congress to extend the production tax credit, the association notes wind projects now under construction signal a vibrant 2015.

Yahoo Inks Contract To Buy Kansas Wind Power

The Internet company plans to log in to the Alexander wind project, which is being built by community developer OwnEnergy.

Could Initial Offshore Wind Projects Crash New England's REC Market?

Some are concerned that the first offshore wind projects could negatively impact pricing of renewable energy credits (RECs) in New England.

Catching Up With The DOE's Down-Select Offshore Winners

The three recipients of key U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funding provide updates on their offshore wind demonstration projects.


GE To Close Tehachapi Manufacturing Plant; Related Work Will Transition To Pensacola, Fla.

GE Energy will close a Tehachapi, Calif.-based regional manufacturing facility that produces machine heads and hubs for wind turbines. [Read More]


Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc. has agreed to acquire a portfolio of 10 operating wind projects from an [Read More]


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October 2014 - Volume 11, Number 10

Environmental Policy

Does DRECP Draft Signal Doom For Calif. Wind?

The plan would substantially reduce the amount of land available for utility-scale wind development in Southern California.


Spotlight: Quebec

Quebec’s Wind Market Remains Vibrant – For Now

Advocates in Canada’s second-leading wind province are concerned about a delay in its recently issued request for proposals.

Marketplace: Insurance

Risk And Your Wind Farm: What You Should Know

When it comes to insurance, the name of the game is minimizing your exposure to risk.

Marketplace: Insurance

Risky Business: How To Select The Right Coverage Option

In addition to a general liability policy and warranty, your risk management program should also have a significant insurance component.

Project Profile: Seigneurie de Beaupre

Quebec Consortium Pulls Off Difficult Build

The first phase of the Seigneurie de Beaupre wind farm required careful attention to detail, lots of manpower and plenty of patience.

Industry At Large: Utility Ownership

Utilities Mull Options During EPA Extension

Utilities are poring over the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan to determine their exposure.

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Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015

Projects&Contracts

Turbine maker Alstom will supply eight wind turbines to the Pontal 2A wind project in southern Brazil. The contract, worth around EUR 26 million, is with Enerplan, [Read More]


Turbine maker Gamesa has signed its first contract in Jordan, where the company will supply 66 MW to Elecnor. Under the terms of the agreement, Gamesa will [Read More]


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NJR Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV), the unregulated distributed power subsidiary of New Jersey Resources, has acquired the 48 MW Alexander Wind Farm, its third onshore wind project. [Read More]


Nordex SE has received an order from Leonidas Associates Gmbh to supply and install the Haut Plateau Picard wind farm. According to Nordex, the contract calls for [Read More]


Gamesa has agreed to sell a 74 MW wind project to wind developer Grupo Mexico and, in the process, begin to consolidate its presence in Mexico. The [Read More]