Archive for wind farm

NextEra Wind Farm To Boost Nebraska Utility’s Renewables Generation

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 14, 2017

Once NextEra’s Sholes wind facility comes online in Wayne County, Neb., the Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) estimates that approximately 40% of its power generation will come from renewable energy sources. Scheduled to become operational in December 2019, the 160 [Read More]

Technostrobe Claims Success After Trial Period

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 10, 2017

The TechnoCentre eolien has successfully tested the LIDS solution, developed by Technostrobe, on its research site.

Akamai Technologies To Source Energy From Infinity’s Seymour Hills

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 10, 2017

Cloud delivery platform provider Akamai Technologies says it will source enough energy from the 80 MW Seymour Hills Wind Farm to offset its aggregate Texas data center operations, representing approximately 7% of its global power load. It’s part of Akamai’s [Read More]

Brazilian Wind Farm Acquired After Technical Review

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 08, 2017

Following technical due diligence support from K2 Management and energy consultancy TNEI, independent power producer AES Tiete Energia acquired the 386 MW Alto Sertao II wind portfolio, located in Brazil, for $193 million. According to K2, the 230-turbine portfolio is [Read More]

Enel’s 400 MW Cimarron Bend Wind Farm Powers Up In Kansas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

Enel Green Power North America Inc. (EGPNA), a subsidiary of Italy-based Enel S.p.A., has officially brought online the second and final half of its 400 MW Cimarron Bend wind farm, located in Clark County, Kan. The power from Cimarron Bend [Read More]

Iowa Group Underscores Low Power Prices For The Wind-Rich State

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

Iowa produces more electricity from wind per capita than any other state, but importantly, according to new findings from the Iowa Policy Project (IPP), the state’s leadership in wind production has not come at a great expense to ratepayers. “This [Read More]

Construction Begins On 178 MW Bloom Wind Project In Kansas

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 22, 2016

Capital Power, a Canadian energy company, says it has begun construction of the 178 MW Bloom Wind project in Kansas. According to Capital Power, the wind farm will consist of 54 Vestas V117-3.3 MW turbines and is located on 15,000 [Read More]

Gamesa Nets Order For 50 MW India Wind Farm From ReNew Power

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 22, 2016

Gamesa says it has secured a new order in India from ReNew Power, one of India’s independent power producers, for the engineering, procurement and construction of a 50 MW wind farm located in Bijapur, in the state of Karnataka. According [Read More]

Boralex Selected To Develop 200 MW Wind Farm In Quebec

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 08, 2016

Canada-based Boralex Inc. has been selected by the Innu Nation as a partner to develop the 200 MW Apuiat wind farm project, located on public land in the municipality of Port-Cartier, in Quebec’s Cote-Nord region. To implement this major project, Boralex [Read More]

ENERCON Investigates Turbine Collapse

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 22, 2016

ENERCON‘s Canadian division is reporting what it calls an isolated incident that occurred on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at the Point Tupper wind farm, located near Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia. This event led the technical team of ENERCON to launch an [Read More]