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Apex Clean Energy Acquires Sugar Creek Wind One In Illinois

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 18, 2016

Charlottesville, Va.-based Apex Clean Energy has acquired the Sugar Creek Wind One project from Springfield, Ill.-based American Wind Energy Management Corp. (AWEM). According to AWEM, the project is situated on 16,500 acres of land approximately 5 miles west of Lincoln, [Read More]

EDF EN Canada Signs PPA With Ontario IESO For 60 MW Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 18, 2016

EDF EN Canada Inc., a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) for a total of 60 MW of wind energy. The Romney Wind Energy Centre is [Read More]

Nordex Rakes In Turbine Orders For Turkish Wind Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 18, 2016

During the first quarter of the year, Nordex received three new orders for a total of more than 40 MW in Turkey. The projects, for 18 turbines altogether, are located in different regions of the country and cover International Electrotechnical [Read More]

Northland Announces Project Milestone For 332 MW Nordsee One

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 18, 2016

Toronto, Ontario-based Northland Power Inc. says the installation of all 54 foundations, including monopiles and transition pieces, for the 332 MW Nordsee One offshore wind project has been completed six weeks ahead of schedule. The work was done by Nordsee [Read More]

CanWEA: Alberta Budget Enables Province To Move Forward On Renewables Goal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 18, 2016

In light of Alberta’s 2016 budget announcement, the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is applauding the province’s commitment to renewable energy. Joe Ceci, Alberta’s finance minister, recently laid out the 2016 budget, which enables the government “to move forward on [Read More]

MidAmerican Energy Files Request For 2 GW Wind Farm In Iowa

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 15, 2016

MidAmerican Energy Co. has announced that it is filing a request with the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) to build Wind XI, a project that MidAmerican says will add up to 2,000 MW of wind generation in Iowa. The proposed $3.6 [Read More]

The Top 10 U.S. Wind Energy Utilities Of 2015: AWEA

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 13, 2016

For the 12th consecutive year, Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy says it has claimed the No. 1 spot in the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) rankings of top utility wind energy providers. According to AWEA’s 2015 U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report, [Read More]

Minnesota Wind Farm Gets Fitted With TurbinePhD Condition Monitoring

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 13, 2016

Renewable NRG Systems (RNRG) says a site-wide installation of its TurbinePhD condition monitoring system has been completed at the Grant County Wind Farm in Minnesota. Originally constructed in 2010 and owned by Aspenall Energies, the 21 MW project comprises 10 [Read More]

Canadian Firm Invests In NRG Wind Project In New Mexico

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 13, 2016

Toronto, Ontario-based Fengate Capital Management has executed a purchase and sale agreement for the acquisition of a 25% equity interest in San Juan Mesa Wind Project LLC, which is the owner of a 120 MW wind project near Elida, N.M. [Read More]

Signed Clean Energy Bill Would Be ‘Giant Step Forward’ For Md., Says AWEA

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 13, 2016

Before the 2016 Maryland legislative session adjourned Monday, state lawmakers finalized legislation to increase the state’s use of renewable energy to 25% by 2020. In March, the state House of Delegates passed a bill to accelerate Maryland’s renewable portfolio standard [Read More]