Archive for renewables – Page 146

BOEM Offers One More Week For Public Comments On N.Y. Offshore Wind Area

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 06, 2016

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has extended the 30-day public comment period for the environmental assessment (EA) of a proposed wind lease area offshore New York. On June 6, BOEM published the “Environmental [Read More]

Australian Government To Buy Output Of ACCIONA Wind Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 06, 2016

Having won a tender from the government of Victoria, Australia, ACCIONA Energy will begin construction of its Mt Gellibrand wind farm in Victoria early next year. With an expected capacity of 132 MW, the wind farm will be located 65 [Read More]

Valorem Selects RNRG To Support African Wind Assessment Activities

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 05, 2016

Renewable NRG Systems (RNRG), a Vermont-based designer and manufacturer of decision support tools for the global renewable energy industry, says it has supplied complete resource assessment packages to independent French developer Valorem to support its renewable energy project development activities [Read More]

NextEra Adds 285 MW Wind Energy Centers To Renewables Portfolio

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 05, 2016

NextEra Energy Partners LP has completed the acquisition of approximately 285 MW of contracted renewables projects from a subsidiary of its sponsor, NextEra Energy Resources LLC, including two wind facilities commissioned in 2015 with GE technology. According to NextEra Energy, [Read More]

Southern Power Acquires 43 MW Wind Facility In Maine

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 05, 2016

Southern Co. says that its subsidiary Southern Power has acquired its first project in Maine – the Passadumkeag Windpark, located in Penobscot County, with a nameplate capacity of approximately 43 MW – from an affiliate of Quantum Utility Generation. “Southern [Read More]

The Look-Back Rule: What You Need To Know About The IRS Guidance

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Written by Eli Katz & Eric Kamerman on July 05, 2016

A little-known provision embedded in the latest round of Internal Revenue Service guidance could have big implications for wind farm owners and operators.

Siemens Receives Turbine Supply Order For Project In Norway

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 05, 2016

Siemens says it has received an order to supply, install and commission 50 of its onshore direct-drive SWT- 3.2-113 wind turbines for a Norwegian wind project, which will be developed by Zephyr AS and Norsk Vind Energi AS and will [Read More]

Siemens Announces New Offshore Turbine With 10% Higher AEP

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 05, 2016

Siemens says it has expanded its direct-drive wind turbine technology with the addition of the SWT-8.0-154 turbine, representing a significant step toward grid parity for offshore wind. According to Siemens, the 8 MW turbine is based on the existing offshore [Read More]

Nordex Closes First Half With 162% Increase In German Installations

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 05, 2016

Nordex, which has installed more than 18 GW of wind power capacity in over 25 markets, says it has closed the first half of 2016 with a new record in German installations – adding 134 new turbines in a 135% [Read More]

Invenergy Completes Financing For Quebec’s Roncevaux Wind Farm

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 05, 2016

Invenergy Wind LLC has arranged project financing for its Roncevaux wind farm, which is currently under construction in Quebec. According to Invenergy, Roncevaux is located in the Ruisseau-Ferguson unorganized territory in the MRC d’Avignon, approximately 500 kilometers east of Quebec [Read More]