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Aquila Capital Adds Two German Wind Projects To Portfolio

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 14, 2016

Aquila Capital, an alternative investments provider, says it has acquired two operational wind parks in Germany, increasing the company’s wind energy portfolio to an installed capacity of approximately 720 MW. According to Aquila, the wind projects have an installed capacity [Read More]

Granada Wins Crane Contract For Beatrice Offshore Windfarm

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 13, 2016

Bladt Industries A/S has awarded a major contract to Manchester company Granada Material Handling Ltd. to design, supply, third-party certify, deliver and commission 30 individual davit crane units for the 588 MW Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd. (BOWL) project. According to Granada, [Read More]

Ingeteam Launches Fixed-To-Variable Speed Wind Power Conversion System

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 13, 2016

Ingeteam, a Spain-based provider of wind and solar power products and services, has launched its solution called INGECON WIND FIX2VAR SPEED, a new autonomous power conversion system that increases the annual energy production (AEP), lifetime and grid performance of fixed-speed wind turbines by [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]

Solas Energy Nets Construction Agreements For Two Wind Projects

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 12, 2016

Shortly after receiving the contract for the 104 MW Sunflower Wind Project, Solas Energy Consulting US Inc. and its Canadian partner company, Solas Energy Consulting Inc., have announced two additional significant project awards. According to the company, Solas will provide comprehensive [Read More]

Vattenfall Wins Danish Nearshore Wind Tender

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 12, 2016

Vattenfall, a Stockholm, Sweden-based renewable energy company, says it has won the Danish nearshore wind tender (DNS) and will develop two wind farms with a total capacity of 350 MW in the offshore area outside Hvide Sande and Thyboron, on the [Read More]

New Offshore Wind Alliance Launched In New York

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 12, 2016

A diverse coalition of organizations, including environmental groups, offshore wind power developers, environmental justice and community advocates, academics, and consultants, with a shared interest in promoting the development of sustainable offshore wind power for New York have joined together to [Read More]

Inauguration Day For Quebec’s Frampton Community Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 09, 2016

Boralex Inc., along with Quebec’s Municipality of Frampton, has inaugurated the 24 MW Frampton community wind farm. Yesterday’s ceremony was attended by Andre Spenard, member of the National Assembly for Beauce-Nord; Jacques Soucy, mayor of the Municipality of Frampton; and [Read More]

Statoil Digs Deeper Into U.K. Offshore Wind Projects

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 09, 2016

Statoil and Statkraft have signed a letter of intent for Statoil to take over as operator of the U.K.’s Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm starting next January. Through the deal, Statoil will also increase its share in the Dogger Bank [Read More]

Federal Agencies Unveil New Strategy To Spur U.S. Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 09, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Department of Interior (DOI) have released a publication on a collaborative, strategic plan to continue accelerating the development of U.S. offshore wind. As announced by Ernest Moniz, secretary of energy, and Sally Jewell, [Read More]