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Quinbrook Closes Financing on Ranchero Wind Farm in Texas

17 January 2019

300MW project under construction and expected to be operational by year-end 2019

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Invenergy Announces Start of Commercial Operations of Upstream Wind Energy Center

17 January 2019

Invenergy, a leading privately-held global developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions, announced today the completion of construction and the start of commercial operations of the 200-megawatt Upstream Wind Energy Center in Antelope County, Nebraska.
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EDF Renewables North America Acquires Nebraska Wind Project

17 January 2019

EDF Renewables North America has closed on a purchase agreement with York Nebraska Wind Partners, LLC, a partnership comprised of Aksamit Resource Management, LLC and York Capital Management for 100-percent of the interests in the 300 megawatt (MW) Milligan1 Wind Project located in Nebras MORE ❯

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EDF Renewables announces Commercial Operation at Copenhagen Wind farm in New York

15 January 2019

EDF Renewables North America announced today that the 80 megawatt (MW) Copenhagen Wind Project is fully operational and delivering electricity. MORE ❯

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300MW project under construction and expected to be operational by year-end 2019

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Invenergy, a leading privately-held global developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions, announced today the completion of construction and the start of commercial operations of the 200-megawatt Upstream Wind Energy Center in Antelope County, Nebraska.
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EDF Renewables North America has closed on a purchase agreement with York Nebraska Wind Partners, LLC, a partnership comprised of Aksamit Resource Management, LLC and York Capital Management for 100-percent of the interests in the 300 megawatt (MW) Milligan1 Wind Project located in Nebras MORE ❯
Project Development & ExecutionMORE ❯
EDF Renewables North America announced today that the 80 megawatt (MW) Copenhagen Wind Project is fully operational and delivering electricity. MORE ❯

17 Dec | New low-cost wind energy contracts in Alberta demonstrate excellent value as province reduces greenhouse gas emissions

Alberta’s procurement of 763 MW of renewable energy will create jobs and economic benefits for Indigenous and rural communities

27 Nov | Navigant Research Report Shows US Wind Turbine Manufacturers Are Accelerating Optimization Efforts

A new report from Navigant Research examines the range of wind turbine optimization services offered by the top US wind turbine OEMs, providing recommendations for wind plant owners and wind turbine OEMs on evaluation and implementation.

22 Nov | New Federal Tax and Regulatory Innovation Measures Encourage the Shift to Sustained Decarbonization

Wind industry applauds the federal government for actions to increase the tax and regulatory competitiveness of Canada’s clean energy sector

13 Nov | The governments of Canada and Northwest Territories invest in first Arctic Energy Fund project with Inuvik Wind Generation, creating cleaner and more reliable energy

Investments in green infrastructure projects are key to supporting the unique needs of northern communities, while protecting the environment and promoting cleaner, more sustainable energy options that will benefit northerners for generations to come.

17 Jan | Quinbrook Closes Financing on Ranchero Wind Farm in Texas

300MW project under construction and expected to be operational by year-end 2019

17 Jan | EDF Renewables North America Acquires Nebraska Wind Project

EDF Renewables North America has closed on a purchase agreement with York Nebraska Wind Partners, LLC, a partnership comprised of Aksamit Resource Management, LLC and York Capital Management for 100-percent of the interests in the 300 megawatt (MW) Milligan1 Wind Project located in Nebras

09 Jan | Holy Cross Energy Announces Renewable Swap Agreement with Guzman Energy

Agreement reduces the reliance on coal and adds incremental renewables to the grid without increasing cost

09 Jan | Pattern Energy Completes Sale of K2 Wind Facility

Pattern Energy Group Inc.

14 Nov | BP Installs First Battery Storage Technology at U.S. Wind Energy Site

Project highlights BP’s commitment to innovation and transition to a low-carbon future

08 Oct | Successful Vortex Generator Field Testing at Bobcat Bluff Wind

EDF Renewables North America has installed 3MTM Wind Vortex Generators on their Chestnut Flats Wind Project in Logan Township, Pennsylvania.

30 Jul | Canadian grid moves from masts to Lidars on operational wind farms

Leading wind development company Boralex install grid-compliant Permanent Met Lidars, integrated in to Siemens wind turbines.

30 May | Two research centres team up to study the impacts of climate change on wind energy potential

Ouranos, a research consortium dedicated to regional climatology and climate change adaptation, and Nergica, an applied research centre specializing in renewable energy, are pleased to announce the start of a research project that aims to assess the impact that climate change will have on wind energy potential in the decades to come. The project will be carried out in a partnership with Hydro-Québec, Manitoba Hydro, Ontario Power Generation and the Quebec Wind Energy Cluster.

17 Jan | Invenergy Announces Start of Commercial Operations of Upstream Wind Energy Center

Invenergy, a leading privately-held global developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions, announced today the completion of construction and the start of commercial operations of the 200-megawatt Upstream Wind Energy Center in Antelope County, Nebraska.

15 Jan | EDF Renewables announces Commercial Operation at Copenhagen Wind farm in New York

EDF Renewables North America announced today that the 80 megawatt (MW) Copenhagen Wind Project is fully operational and delivering electricity.

09 Jan | Capital Power continues to deliver successful contracted renewable projects

Capital Power Corporation (Capital Power or the Company) (TSX: CPX) announced its New Frontier Wind project, located in North Dakota, began commercial operation on December 21, 2018.

17 Dec | Alliant Energy to add more renewable energy

Wisconsin customers to benefit from clean, affordable wind power

27 Nov | Pattern recognition for ONYX InSight’s predictive maintenance services on 950MW of wind assets

Leading predictive analytics provider hooks up 950MW to its hardware, software and analytics platform for Pattern Energy, expanding 4-year long relationship between the two companies in North America.

25 Sep | Shell selects E.ON to operate Texas Wind Farm

Brazos Wind Ventures, LLC, a subsidiary of Shell Wind Energy ("Shell"), has signed an operations and maintenance contract with E.ON Energy Services LLC (EES) for its site near Fluvanna, Texas. E.ON will perform scheduled maintenance services on the 160-megawatt (MW) site.

10 Sep | North American Wind Power O&M Costs to Increase Nearly 40 Percent in Coming Decade, IHS Markit Says

Expanded North American benchmarking study says larger projects have greater cost-stability over time

30 May | GridLiance and Tri-County Electric Cooperative Reach Settlement with AEP on Wind Catcher Energy Connection Project

GridLiance, an independent transmission company with operations throughout the U.S., and Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (TCEC) announced today that they have signed a settlement agreement with American Electric Power Company (AEP) related to the proposed Wind Catcher Energy Connection project, a planned 2,000-megawatt wind farm.

19 Sep | Two IdentiFlight® Units Installed at Avangrid Renewables’ Southern California Wind Farm

Aerial Detection System monitoring avian activity at Manzana Wind Power Project

30 Aug | MidAmerican Energy files bat, bald eagle conservation plan for Iowa wind farms

In a plan filed today with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, MidAmerican Energy Company proposes a series of measures to help minimize how wind turbines may impact bald eagles and four bat species.

27 Aug | Wind industry unveils new resource aimed at reducing wind turbine impacts on bats

New Wind Energy and Bat Conservation Review identifies siting, technology and operational strategies aimed at supporting renewable energy production while minimizing impacts on bats

29 Oct | RES Wins Avangrid Renewables Construction Contract for Montague Wind Project in Northern Oregon

RES has been selected by Avangrid Renewables to construct a 200.85 MW wind farm in Gilliam County, Oregon. RES’ construction role will begin in November 2018 with commercial operation expected in September 2019.

25 Jul | Mortenson to Expand Wind Energy Production in Iowa for MidAmerican Energy Company

Mortenson announced today it has been selected by MidAmerican Energy Company to build two wind farms in Iowa as part of the company’s Wind XI Project, a broader plan to install 2,000 MW of wind energy in the state by 2019. The new Arbor Hill and Ivester wind farms will be Mortenson’s 16th and 17th wind projects built in the state for MidAmerican Energy, adding 341 MW to Iowa’s substantial electric grid.

19 Jul | Port of Corpus Christi Grows Laydown Capacity

Port of Corpus Christi’s new laydown yard, Rincon West, received its first shipment of wind energy components on July 14th. Top wind manufacturer, Vestas, is scheduled to import nacelles, hubs, drive trains and blades for the Blue Cloud Wind Farm, located in Texas Panhandle counties Baily/Lamb. Rincon West will serve as the first point of rest for the imported breakbulk cargo prior to components being shipped via truck to the job site. Developed by Tri-Global Energy, the 148 MW Blue Cloud wind farm is comprised of 19,000 leased acres of privately owned farm land.

18 Jun | Transportation Partners and Logistics Expands Capabilities with Two Crane Purchases

Transportation Partners and Logistics, LLC (TP&L) announced today that it has acquired two new cranes to further its reach in transporting of oversized and overweight cargo across the supply chain, including wind power and oil and gas projects throughout North America. These new purchases include a Liebherr LR 1300 SX crawler crane for its largest distribution center located in Garden City, Kansas and a Terex HC 285 crawler crane in its Enid, Oklahoma location, which was purchased through Wyoming Machinery Company. These acquisitions come as a result of the company’s visibility into future projects, such as wind turbines, where components are growing in size and will be to up to 62 meters in length as early as next year.

20 Nov | Juhl Energy Partners With GE Renewable Energy to Build First of Its Kind Solar-Wind Hybrid Project

  • Bank of America Commits to Long-Term REC Purchases from the Project
  • GE’s Wind Integrated Solar Energy (WiSE) Technology Platform used to Maximize Energy Production
  • Venture Illustrates Potential of Hybrid Solutions to Accelerate Penetration of Renewable Energy

25 Oct | Siemens Gamesa awarded order for 198.5 MW wind project in Kansas, USA

  • Scope includes supply of 48 SG 3.4-132 and 14 SWT-2.3-108 wind turbines for Southern Power and a 20-year service and maintenance agreement

27 Sep | MidAmerican Energy places 356 MW order for the 2,000 MW Wind XI project in Iowa

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from MidAmerican Energy Company, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, for 356 MW of V110-2.0 MW turbines for the Wind XI project. The order references Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No.

27 Sep | Vestas renews long-term service agreements for 602 MW in the U.S.

Reflecting a growing trend in the Service business of owners and operators looking to OEM’s to leverage their unparalleled global supply chain, technological expertise, and data analytics capabilities to deliver the lowest cost of operations, guarantee performance, and maximise project availability