Archive for renewables – Page 127

MidAmerican Contracts With Diamond For Iowa Wind Maintenance

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 03, 2016

Diamond WTG Engineering & Services Inc., a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Inc., has signed a five-year maintenance and service agreement with MidAmerican Energy Co. for 50 1 MW turbines at two Iowa wind projects. MidAmerican’s Century and Intrepid [Read More]

Appalachian Power Inks Long-Term Wind PPA For Indiana Project

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 03, 2016

Appalachian Power has announced a 20-year power purchase agreement with a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources LLC for the planned Bluff Point Wind Energy Center in Indiana. The 120 MW PPA will increase Appalachian Power’s total wind generation to 495 [Read More]

Toronto Firm Closes U.S. Deal On NRG Wind Farm

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 03, 2016

Toronto-based Fengate Capital Management has reached financial close on the acquisition of a 25% equity interest in San Juan Mesa Wind Project LLC, the owner of a 120 MW project in New Mexico. As announced in April, the San Juan [Read More]

Vattenfall, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Reach Conditional Agreement For Horns Rev 3

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 03, 2016

Vestas has confirmed that Vattenfall and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind have entered into a conditional agreement regarding delivery of the V164-8.0 MW turbine for the 400 MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind project in Denmark. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind was [Read More]

DOI Proposes Wind Lease Sale For 81,000 Acres Offshore N.Y.

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 02, 2016

The Interior Department says it worked with several industry partners to identify an area that can support a large-scale commercial wind project.

Grand Bend Wind Farm Achieves Commercial Operation In Ontario

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 02, 2016

Independent power producer Northland Power Inc., the Aamjiwnaang First Nation and the Bkejwanong Territory (Walpole Island First Nation) announced today that the 100 MW Grand Bend Wind Farm achieved commercial operation on April 19. As previously announced, the Ontario project, [Read More]

NREL’s Kurtz, Tegen Honored For Clean Energy Leadership

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 02, 2016

The U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) program has honored Sarah Kurtz and Suzanne Tegen of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for their leadership and achievement in the field of renewable energy. The [Read More]

150 MW Wind Energy Center Proposed In N.D.

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 01, 2016

The North Dakota Public Service Commission (PSC) is holding a public hearing regarding a proposal to construct the 150 MW Brady II Wind Energy Center in Hettinger and Stark counties. Brady Wind II LLC, a wholly owned, indirect subsidiary of [Read More]

Vestas’ V117-3.45 MW Wind Turbine To Make Canadian Debut

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 01, 2016

Parc éolien Nicolas-Riou SEC has placed a firm and unconditional order for 65 of Vestas’ V117-3.45 MW turbines, which will be deployed at the Nicolas-Riou wind project in Québec. The project’s partnership comprises EDF EN Canada Inc. (50%) and community [Read More]

Renewables Status Report Underscores Records Broken In 2015

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 01, 2016

Yet another report highlighting the rise of renewable energy and its benefits has been released – this time by REN21. In its Renewables 2016 Global Status Report, the international nonprofit association reveals that renewables are now firmly established as competitive, [Read More]