Archive for wind – Page 202

Former DOE Offshore Wind Advisor Joins NYSERDA’s Renewables Effort

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2016

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) says it has hired Gregory Matzat, P.E., to assist in the development of large-scale wind projects and help meet the state’s goal for 50% renewable energy by 2030. Formerly senior [Read More]

Tallahassee Signs Up For Wind From Plains & Eastern Clean Line

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2016

Clean Line Energy has announced an agreement with the City of Tallahassee, Fla., in which the city intends to purchase up to 50 MW of wind power from the Oklahoma Panhandle region. The clean energy would be delivered to Tallahassee [Read More]

N.Y. Invites College Students To Renewable Energy Competition

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2016

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has launched the $3 million Energy to Lead Competition, which challenges student-led coalitions from New York colleges and universities to design and develop innovative plans for campus and community clean energy projects. The competition – [Read More]

Calif. ISO Announces Retirement Of Electricity Industry Veteran

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2016

The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has announced the upcoming retirement of Karen Edson, vice president of policy and client services, whose position will be restructured into dual, officer-level roles. A 38-year veteran of electricity industry public affairs and policy, [Read More]

Wind Works Agrees To Jointly Own, Operate Weiler II In Germany

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2016

Wind Works Power Corp. has signed an agreement with a Zurich-based Swiss Institutional Fund to jointly own and operate the 6.6 MW Weiler II wind project in Germany. The Swiss fund is taking a majority stake, and Wind Works has [Read More]

ACCIONA Reaffirms Wind Power Plans For North America

Mark Del Franco
Written by Mark Del Franco on January 26, 2016

After nearly three years of relative inactivity in the U.S., the company sees great opportunity to acquire mid- to late-stage wind projects.

Nordex Secures 216 MW Frame Contract In Finland

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 26, 2016

Nordex has signed a frame contract with Finnish asset management company Taaleritehdas to supply six projects totaling 216 MW over the next two years. The deal calls for a total of 72 N131/3000 turbines, and Taaleritehdas has already ordered 17 [Read More]

Duke Energy Renewables Completes 110 MW Texas Wind Farm

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 26, 2016

Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, has completed its 110 MW Los Vientos V wind project in Texas. Located in Starr County, the project features 55 Vestas 2 MW turbines, and Garland Power & Light, Greenville [Read More]

Navigant Ranks Chinese Market The Highest For Wind Capacity Growth

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 26, 2016

China is the only market Navigant Research has ranked as “booming” for wind capacity growth in a new report. According to the research firm, the report analyzes wind energy development policies in 42 countries, with rankings for current policy stability, [Read More]

Western Farmers Electric Cooperative Signs Wind PPA With Akuo Energy USA

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2016

The Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC) has signed a 30 MW power purchase agreement (PPA) with Akuo Energy USA Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Paris-headquartered Akuo Energy SAS. The renewable energy will be provided from the Sterling Wind Farm, to [Read More]