Archive for wind-power

NextEra Breaks Ground On Repowered California Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 26, 2017

NextEra Energy Resources and nonprofit public agency Sonoma Clean Power are celebrating the groundbreaking of the Golden Hills North Wind Energy Center, a repowered project located in Alameda County, Calif. The Golden Hills North wind project is a complete repowering, [Read More]

Multi-Strand Aluminum Cable Launches For Down-Tower Wind Work

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 26, 2017

Southwire, a Georgia-based wire and cable producer, has launched a new multi-strand aluminum cable particularly suited for down-tower wind turbine applications. According to the company, the cable is more flexible than similar aluminum cables, making it easier to install. Also [Read More]

Alterra Inks Revenue Contract For Central Texas Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 26, 2017

Via a wholly owned project subsidiary, Vancouver, British Columbia-based Alterra Power Corp. has signed a new revenue contract for its 200 MW Flat Top wind project, located in central Texas. The company signed a 13-year power hedge agreement with an [Read More]

MHI Vestas Inaugurates Nobelwind Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2017

Along with project partner Parkwind, MHI Vestas has inaugurated the Nobelwind offshore wind farm, a 165 MW project off the coast of Belgium. Exactly one week after executives gathered to open Burbo Bank Extension in the U.K., MHI Vestas went [Read More]

Renewables-Focused DONG Energy Finds Buyer For O&G Unit

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2017

Last year, Denmark-based energy group DONG Energy announced its intention to stray away from its oil and gas (O&G) business and focus more on renewable energy. Now, the company has found a buyer for its upstream O&G unit. DONG Energy [Read More]

A Rundown Of AWEA’s WINDPOWER 2017

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2017

“Wind power has grown to be America’s largest source of renewable capacity because we’ve delivered on our promises,” remarked AWEA CEO Tom Kiernan at this week’s show in Anaheim, Calif.

Diamond Wins Extended Maintenance Agreements For Five Leeward Wind Projects

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 24, 2017

Diamond WTG Engineering & Services Inc., a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., and Leeward Renewable Energy LLC, a renewable energy company, have announced that Leeward has extended Diamond’s maintenance and service agreements (MSAs) for five of Leeward’s wind [Read More]

GE Renewable Energy To Supply 120 Turbines For Texas Wind

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 24, 2017

GE Renewable Energy has announced a commitment to provide Invenergy with 120 GE2.5-116 90-meter turbines for the Santa Rita wind farm in Reagan County, Texas. The 300 MW wind farm, which is expected to be commissioned by the end of the [Read More]

GE Chosen To Provide Cybersecurity For Invenergy Fleet

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 24, 2017

GE Renewable Energy says it has inked a cybersecurity agreement with clean energy provider Invenergy not only to secure Invenergy’s wind turbine fleet, but also to secure a framework to add more turbines to its network in the future. According [Read More]

Senvion Introduces New Products To Enhance Turbine Performance

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 24, 2017

Senvion has announced new after-sales service products for the North American market: the Senvion Rotor Blade Ice Detection System and Turbine Control Upgrades with its features Dynamic Yaw and Smart Turbine Start. According to the company, all products are based on [Read More]