Archive for wind turbines

Avangrid Signs Major Corporate Off-Taker For Montague Wind In Oregon

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on April 27, 2017

Avangrid Renewables plans to break ground on the first phase of the 404 MW Montague Wind Farm in Oregon this fall, with Apple signing on as a corporate buyer.

US Wind Tackles Viewshed Concerns For Maryland Offshore Wind Project

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on April 17, 2017

Vying for the Maryland offshore renewable energy credit, the wind developer has offered to move the first line of turbines farther offshore, as far as five miles to the east.

Vestas Nets Turbine Order For 76 MW Repowering Project

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 07, 2017

Vestas has received an order from Looft-Schmidt Projekte Erneuerbarer Energien GmbH for 22 V112-3.45 MW turbines to be used in a 76 MW repowering project in Northern Germany. According to the company, the turbines will be installed at the Norderwohrden wind [Read More]

Ohio Siting Board Delays Certification Request For Icebreaker Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 07, 2017

This week, the Ohio Power Siting Board “kicked back” Lake Erie Energy Development Corp.’s (LEEDCo) certification request for construction of the $120 million, 20.7 MW Icebreaker offshore wind project, according to Cleveland.com. As reported, LEEDCo officials said the decision is only [Read More]

Clean Energy Day: Engineering The Next Generation

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on April 06, 2017

With its Clean Energy Activity Day pilot program, MassCEC is bringing clean energy technologies, including wind power, to life for elementary and middle school students across the state.

NextEra, Westar Energy Tout $650M Wind Investment In Kansas

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 05, 2017

State and local leaders and landowners joined executives from NextEra Energy Resources and Westar Energy to celebrate the commissioning of the Kingman and Ninnescah Wind Energy Centers in Kansas, which created hundreds of construction jobs and millions of dollars in [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]

New Report Shows How To Boost Safety Of Offshore Wind Technicians

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

In an effort to make the International Maritime Organization (IMO) develop international standards, the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) has revealed new analysis it says could be used to increase the safety of offshore vessels carrying wind turbine technicians. To create [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]

Unearthing The Footprints Of Pattern Development’s Meikle Wind

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on March 30, 2017

While handling road and platform excavations for the Meikle Wind project in British Columbia, the developer discovered dinosaur tracks estimated to be nearly 100 million years old.