Archive for wind turbine

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]

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]

Developer PNE Sells Interest In 142 MW Wind Farm Portfolio

Posted by Lauren Tyler on December 30, 2016

PNE Wind AG, a German developer of onshore and offshore wind farms, says it has completed the sale of an 80% interest in a 142 MW wind portfolio for a purchase price of approximately EUR 103 million – the largest wind farm [Read More]

Suzlon Inaugurates Newest Blade Manufacturing Facility

Posted by Amanda Fava on October 20, 2016

Global renewable energy solutions provider Suzlon has officially opened its newest aerodynamic technology rotor blade manufacturing facility in the city of Badnawar, in the Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh, India. The inauguration was conducted by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of [Read More]

NTR Adds 64 MW To Onshore Wind Portfolio

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 06, 2016

NTR, which invests in and manages infrastructure assets, says it has added a further 64 MW to its onshore wind portfolio with the acquisition of three projects – two in Scotland and one in Ireland – bringing the total amount [Read More]

N.J. Clean Energy Ventures Acquires Medicine Bow Wind Farm

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 30, 2016

NJR Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV), the unregulated distributed power subsidiary of New Jersey Resources (NJR), has acquired the 6.3 MW Medicine Bow Wind Farm, its fifth onshore wind project. Located in Carbon County, Wyo., approximately 80 miles outside of Cheyenne, the project [Read More]

Prysmian To Launch New 600 kV Cable Solution For Power Transmission

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 30, 2016

Prysmian Group, an energy and telecom cable systems company, says it has finished development and testing of its new P-Laser 600 kV cable system for high-voltage, direct-current (HVDC) applications. According to the company, this breakthrough cable technology will develop power [Read More]

Senvion Unveils Wind Turbine With 3.6 MW Power Upgrade

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 27, 2016

Senvion, a global manufacturer of both onshore and offshore wind turbines, has introduced a new turbine variant suitable for sites with medium wind speeds – the Senvion 3.6M140. According to Senvion, the energy yield at wind speeds of 7.5 m/s [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]

Acciona’s Largest Wind Farm For Client Inaugurated In Mexico

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 13, 2016

Acciona Energia recently held an inauguration ceremony for what it is calling its biggest project ever built for a client – the 252 MW Ventika wind power complex in Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Acciona President Jose Manuel Entrecanales and CEO Rafael [Read More]