Archive for wind – Page 6

How Have Climate And Renewables Policies Affected California’s Inland Empire?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 03, 2017

A new study on the economic effects of existing climate and clean energy policies in California’s Inland Empire estimates a net benefit of $9.1 billion in direct economic activity and 41,000 net direct jobs from 2010 to 2016. When accounting [Read More]

Proposed Project Would Bring Wind From Northern Maine To Boston

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 03, 2017

Another wind and transmission project under Massachusetts’ clean energy request for proposals (RFP) has been laid out by Maine Power Express LLC (MPX), a joint venture of Loring Holdings LLC, National Resources Energy LLC and Transmission Developers Inc. The proposed [Read More]

Midwest Power Company Signs PPA For Invenergy Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 03, 2017

WPPI Energy, a nonprofit power company serving locally owned electric utilities in Wisconsin, Upper Michigan and Iowa, has entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) for Invenergy’s Bishop Hill III Wind Energy Center. The 132 MW facility is scheduled to [Read More]

Vestas Picked For Cactus Flats Wind Farm In Texas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 03, 2017

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Co., for the Cactus Flats wind farm in Texas. The 148 MW order comprises supply and commissioning of 43 V126-3.45 MW turbines and a 20-year [Read More]

Invenergy Announces Project Bonds For Latin American Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 03, 2017

Invenergy’s 70 MW Campo Palomas wind project, located in the Salto Department of Uruguay, has issued investment-grade-rated project bonds for approximately $135.8 million in the U.S. Private Placement Market. The proceeds of the project bond issuance will be used to [Read More]

ALLETE Refurbishing Hundreds Of Wind Turbines For PTC Safe Harbor

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 02, 2017

Duluth, Minn.-based ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE Inc., has announced a strategic initiative to refurbish 385 turbines at three wind farms in Minnesota and Iowa. The project includes replacing select blades, gearboxes and generators on turbines [Read More]

Patent Wars Flare Again: GE Tags Vestas For ZVRT In U.S.

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Written by Philip Totaro on August 02, 2017

In a new complaint filed in U.S. District Court, GE lists a number of U.S. wind farms comprising Vestas turbines that potentially infringe a zero-voltage ride through patent.

U.S. Senators Propose Bipartisan Bill For Offshore Wind Tax Credits

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 02, 2017

U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Tom Carper, D-Del., have introduced a bill that would create an investment tax credit (ITC) redeemable for the first 3 GW of offshore wind facilities placed into service in the U.S. According to the [Read More]

Tracerco’s New Grout Monitoring Technology Suited For Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 02, 2017

Tracerco, part of London-based Johnson Matthey PLC, has launched a new product that the company says enables offshore operators in the oil and gas and offshore wind market to ensure the quality and strength of grout during installation. According to [Read More]

Austin Utility Signs Long-Term Wind Deal With Avangrid

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 01, 2017

Avangrid Renewables, the U.S. subsidiary of Iberdrola, has signed a long-term wind power purchase agreement (PPA) with Texas utility Austin Energy. A Texas wind farm to be built between 2018 and 2019 will generate clean energy for the city of [Read More]