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Utility-Scale Wind Power Comes to Mississippi

AES Corp. has completed the first utility-scale wind generation facility in Mississippi, its 184 MW Delta Wind project. Project construction began last year, comprising 41...

Pattern Energy Signs PPA for Broughton Wind Project in Quebec

Pattern Energy Group has signed a 30-year PPA with Hydro-Québec for its 150 MW Broughton Wind project, located approximately 40 miles south of Québec...

Orsted’s Co-Located Helena Energy Center Commences Operation

Ørsted has marked the official commencement of its 518 MW Helena Energy Center, a co-located wind and solar facility in Bee County, Texas. The center’s...

Climate Change May Affect Wind Patterns, Says Research Collaboration

Youwind Renewables and Climate Scale have warned that climate change interacting with wind pattern variability may introduce uncertainties in the projection of sector resources...

BLM Issues Final Environmental Review for Proposed Lava Ridge Wind Project

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has issued its final environmental review of the proposed Lava Ridge wind project in Idaho, with its...

Renewables Investments This Year Set to Outpace Fossil Fuel

Global investment in clean energy is on track to reach nearly double the amount going to fossil fuels in 2024, according to the IEA’s...

Saint-Brieuc Offshore Wind Farm Goes Operational

Iberdrola’s 496 MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, which the company calls the second fully operational offshore wind farm in France and the first in...

RWE Signs PPAs with Microsoft for Texas Wind Power 

RWE has signed two 15-year PPAs with Microsoft, under which Microsoft will purchase electricity from two RWE onshore Texas wind farms.  Combined, the company’s Peyton...

TransAlta Achieves Commercial Operation of 200 MW Horizon Hill Wind Facility

TransAlta’s 200 MW Horizon Hill Wind Project, located in Logan County, Okla., has achieved commercial operation.  The facility is fully contracted to Meta. “We are pleased...

Fengate Completes Prairie Switch Wind Project

Fengate Asset Management, investor and developer of the 160 MW Prairie Switch Wind in Wharton County, Texas, has celebrated the project’s completion. “Fengate invests in...

ACP Reports Strong Q1 U.S. Clean Energy Growth

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) reports that the U.S. utility-scale wind, solar and storage sectors added a combined 5,585 MW of new capacity...

TransAlta Achieves Commercial Operation of 300 MW White Rock Project

TransAlta’s combined 300 MW White Rock East and White Rock West wind facilities, located in Caddo County, Okla., and fully contracted to Amazon Energy,...

Clearway Signs PPA, Begins Construction on Dan’s Mountain Wind Project

Clearway Energy Group closed on $174 million in construction financing and has begun construction on Dan’s Mountain, a 55 MW wind farm in Allegany...

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners Acquires New York Onshore Wind Development Portfolio

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), acting on behalf of its flagship fund, CI V, has acquired Liberty Renewables, a 1.3 GW portfolio of onshore wind...

Sonoco Signs VPPA with ENGIE for Big Sampson Wind Project Output

Sonoco Products Company and ENGIE North America have entered into a VPPA for production from ENGIE’s Big Sampson Wind Project, currently under construction in...

Statkraft Signs VPPA with Avangrid for Illinois Wind Power 

Avangrid and Statkraft have signed a virtual power purchase agreement in which Statkraft will receive renewable energy certificates from Avangrid’s 300 MW Streator Cayuga...

Clearway Commences Commercial Operations at Idaho Wind Farm

Clearway Energy Group’s first project in Idaho, the 152 MW Cedar Creek Wind located in Bingham County, has reached commercial operations.  “We are excited to...

Capital Power Signs Long-Term VPPA with Saputo

Capital Power has entered into a 15-year VPPA with Saputo, supported by procurement advisor Schneider Electric, for Capital Power’s Canada-based Halkirk 2 Wind facility,...

Environmental Review of Proposed New Jersey Offshore Project Announced

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is set to initiate environmental review of a proposed New Jersey offshore wind project tomorrow (Mar. 18):...

Offshore Wind Milestone: South Fork Comes Online

South Fork Wind, a joint venture offshore project between Ørsted and Eversource located 35 miles east of Montauk Point, N.Y., is now complete and...

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