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ALLETE Bringing PTC-Qualifying Wind Farm To North Dakota

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 17, 2017

ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE Inc., is further highlighting the 100 MW wind farm it plans to build in North Dakota as part of Xcel Energy’s newly announced plans to bring more wind energy to the [Read More]

Avangrid Emerges Victorious In $9M North Carolina Offshore Wind Sale

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

After 17 rounds, a wind energy area of 122,405 acres offshore Kitty Hawk, N.C., received a bid of $9,066,650 from Avangrid Renewables LLC.

World’s First Offshore Wind Farm Says Goodbye

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

After more than 25 years of operation, DONG Energy has decided to retire Vindeby, the world’s first offshore wind farm. Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm, consisting of 11 wind turbines, was connected to the grid in 1991. The Danish wind project [Read More]

Winter Storm Stella? Not A Problem For The Block Island Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

After winter storm Stella barreled through Rhode Island and the rest of the Northeast earlier this week, Deepwater Wind is reporting an “impressive performance” from the Block Island Wind Farm. All five turbines at the offshore wind farm, situated three [Read More]

Vestas Books Wind Turbine Order In Ukraine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

Adding to Vestas’ re-start of market activities in Ukraine in late 2016, Vindkraft Tavriya LLC has ordered 12 V126-3.45 MW turbines for the Novotroitsk wind park. The firm and unconditional order, totaling 41 MW, comprises the supply and commissioning of [Read More]

Trump Proposes EPA, DOI Cuts; Environmental Groups React

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

Clean energy and environmental advocacy groups are speaking out against the Trump administration’s newly released 2018 budget proposals for discretionary spending – which, among other things, would cut U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) spending by one-third. Among the proposals, President [Read More]

Xcel Energy Announces Big Wind Plans For Upper Midwest

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy has rolled out a proposal to add seven wind farms in the Upper Midwest. Totaling 1,500 MW of wind energy and increasing the utility’s Upper Midwest wind fleet by 60%, the projects would be situated in Minnesota, North [Read More]

CIP Kicks Off Fund For Wind And Other Energy Assets

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has initiated the fundraising process for its new fund, Copenhagen Infrastructure III K/S, which will now be open for investor subscription. The primary geographical scope of the fund is northern and western Europe, as well as [Read More]

Wind Energy Update Hosting ‘Wind O&M Dallas’ Next Month

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

As wind power continues to grow year-over-year in the U.S., it has never been more important for wind energy professionals to maximize energy generation and operating efficiency, according to a new analysis from Wind Energy Update, which is hosting a [Read More]

Oklahoma House Says Yes To Early Phaseout Of Wind Tax Credits

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Written by David K. Burton & Binyomin Koff on March 15, 2017

On March 9, Oklahoma’s House of Representatives passed H.B.2298, which would end the state’s production tax credit for wind energy production three-and-a-half years earlier than current law. This measure was first proposed in Gov. Mary Fallin’s 2018 executive budget. The [Read More]