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EDF Energies Nouvelles Goes With Nordex For Wind Farm Duo

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 26, 2017

The Nordex Group has signed what it calls two “promising” wind power contracts with French utility EDF Energies Nouvelles. EDF has ordered a total of 10 turbines with a combined output of around 36 MW. The turbines are for the [Read More]

Vestas Announces Texas Wind Order With Alterra

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 21, 2017

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from Flat Top Wind I LLC, an indirect subsidiary of Alterra Power Corp., for the 200 MW Flat Top wind project in central Texas. The order, the company’s first with Vestas in [Read More]

Alterra Completes Financing, Partnership For Flat Top Wind In Texas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 20, 2017

Vancouver, British Columbia-based Alterra Power Corp. has completed financing for the Flat Top wind project, a 200 MW facility in central Texas. In turn, the project has been advanced to its final phase of construction. A fund managed by BlackRock [Read More]

S.D. County Residents Vote To Keep Strict Wind Turbine Ordinance In Place

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 20, 2017

Citizens of Lincoln County, S.D., have voted to keep in place an ordinance that requires future wind turbines to be built at least half a mile away from homes. Following pleas from advocacy group Farmers and Friends of Wind and [Read More]

Airgenesis Finds Partner For Manufacturing Double-Rotor Wind Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 20, 2017

Airgenesis LLC, creator of a double-rotor wind turbine design, has formed a new partnership with M2Miling Investments Ltd. from Kingston, Ontario. Under the partnership, the two will manufacture and distribute the M2Y6Y 5 MW double-rotor wind turbine globally. According to [Read More]

Nordex Secures French Wind Order From New Customer

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 19, 2017

The Nordex Group has been awarded a contract for the installation of the Pays Chaumontais wind farm, located 250 kilometers southwest of Paris in Jonchery. With a capacity of 14.4 MW, the project will comprise six N117/2400 turbines that will [Read More]

College Professor Biking 1,250 Miles To Promote Midwest Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 19, 2017

Jim Tinjum, an avid bicyclist and professor of energy engineering and sustainability at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is in the middle of a 1,250-mile biking trip dedicated to promoting wind energy. According to the university, Tinjum is biking for three [Read More]

Vestas Wins V117-3.45 Order In Dominican Republic

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 19, 2017

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for 14 V117-3.45 MW turbines for the 48 MW Larimar II wind park, located in the Enriquillo region of the Dominican Republic. The order was placed by Elecnor S.A., a Spanish business [Read More]

Siemens Wind Power Shuttering Ontario Blade Plant

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 18, 2017

Siemens Wind Power Ltd., as part of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, has decided to close its wind blade manufacturing plant in Tillsonburg, Ontario, by early 2018. The closure, affecting 340 employees, will be conducted in phases through the rest of [Read More]

Apex Clean Energy To Manage Another IKEA Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 18, 2017

Apex Clean Energy has announced a multiyear contract to operate an IKEA Canada wind project, Oldman 2, located near Pincher Creek in Alberta. Comprising 20 Siemens 2.3 MW turbines, Oldman 2 generates 46 MW of clean energy for the Alberta [Read More]