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Nevada Utility Seeks 50 MW Of ‘Qualifying Facility’ Resources

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

Responding to a requirement from the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, NV Energy has announced that it is seeking proposals to secure 25 MW of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission-defined “qualifying facility” resources in southern Nevada and 25 MW of such [Read More]

Graduation Day: Future Wind Technicians Finish Training In Michigan

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

On Friday, 11 students from across the country are graduating from Kalamazoo Valley Community College’s wind technician training program. According to the Kalamazoo, Mich.-based college, 10 men and one woman have spent the past six months training for five days [Read More]

Nordex’s N131/3000 Wind Turbine Making French Debut

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

The Nordex Group has scored a hat trick in France by winning three new contracts totaling 36 MW of wind capacity. Different project developers and power station operators have placed orders for a total of 13 N131/3000, N117/3000 and N117/2400 [Read More]

Tri Global Energy Sells Texas Wind To NextEra

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

Tri Global Energy, a Dallas-based originator and developer of utility-scale wind energy projects, has announced the sale of assets of the 80 MW Fiber Winds Energy Project to NextEra Energy Resources LLC. The wind farm, located in Crosby County, Texas, [Read More]

Vestas Grabs Order For Greece’s Largest Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order to supply and install 25 units of V136-3.45 MW wind turbines for what the company says will be Greece’s largest wind farm. Totaling 90 MW, the turbines will be installed for customer [Read More]

GE Signs Long-Term Service Deal For Wind In Turkey

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

In support of the development of clean energy in Turkey, GE Renewable Energy and Fina Enerji have concluded negotiations to broaden their cooperation program into a comprehensive, 10-year, full-service agreement (FSA), complemented by a two-year trial of GE’s Predix-powered Digital [Read More]

Wind, Solar Comprise 10% Of Monthly U.S. Generation For First Time

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

For the first time, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), monthly electricity generation from wind and solar (including utility-scale plants and small-scale systems) has exceeded 10% of total U.S. electricity generation. Citing March data for its Electric Power [Read More]

American Wind Action Launches ‘True American Power’ Campaign

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

The American Wind Action (AWA) is launching a new pro-wind campaign with a goal of educating the public, the president and his administration, and Congress on the economic benefits of wind power on jobs, manufacturing and rural economies. The federal [Read More]

Goldman Sachs Signs Wind PPA With NextEra

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 13, 2017

In a step toward its global commitment to transition to 100% renewable energy, the Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources LLC for a 68 MW wind farm [Read More]

Capital Power Flips The Switch On Bloom Wind In Kansas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 13, 2017

Edmonton, Alberta-based Capital Power Corp.’s Bloom Wind project has officially begun commercial operations in Kansas. The construction of the 178 MW facility was completed ahead of schedule, and construction costs were below budget, the company says. The wind farm, comprising [Read More]