Recent Wind

Agreement signed for sale of Ryssbol wind farm – 12 MW

An agreement has been signed with KumBro Vind AB for the sale of the Ryssbol wind farm. The wind farm consists of six wind turbines with a combined output of 12 MW. The parties have also concluded a management agreement under which Arise will manage and monitor the operation of the facility on behalf of […]

Siemens gets green light from EU Commission for Dresser-Rand acquisition

Acquisition of Dresser-Rand to close for US$7.8 billion by end of June Dresser-Rand shares to be delisted Vincent Volpe to head the new Dresser-Rand business at Siemens through transition The EU Commission has unconditionally approved Siemens’ acquisition of Dresser-Rand. All regulatory approvals required to complete the transaction have thus now been obtained. Siemens plans to […]

Vestas wins 39 MW Danish wind turbine project

Vestas has secured a firm and unconditional order for 12 V112-3.3 MW turbines in Denmark, to be installed in western Jutland near Vemb, in the Holstebro municipality. The 39 MW order is part of a frame agreement and has been placed by long-time Vestas customer Skovgaard Invest ApS. The order for the “Øst for Vemb” […]

Talen Energy Announces Agreement to Sell Renewable Energy Business

Talen Energy announced Friday (6/26) an agreement to sell Talen Renewable Energy, LLC to funds managed by California -based Energy Power Partners. The sale will include 25 projects in four states with a total of 65 megawatts of nameplate generating capacity. The portfolio includes landfill gas-to-energy, solar, wind and cogeneration projects. Subject to regulatory approvals, […]

Vestas confirms 66 MW turbine order in Scotland, UK

Infinis Energy plc has placed an order with Vestas for the Galawhistle project in Scotland, UK. The order for the Galawhistle project comprises 22 V90-3.0 MW turbines and includes delivery, installation and commissioning of the turbines as well as a 5-year Active Output Management (AOM) 5000 service agreement. Turbine delivery is expected in the second […]

Ohio budget bill “missed opportunity” for clean energy

The wind energy industry is calling the budget bill finalized in Columbus today a “missed opportunity” to re-open Ohio to clean energy development, after a year in which setback requirements the industry calls “impossible” have stymied new wind farms here. “While House Bill 64 contains a positive policy development for renewable energy, overall the industry […]

Vestas receives 150 MW order in U.S. state of Texas

Order is first under Master Supply Agreement announced with EDF Renewable Energy in December 2014. With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S company announcement No. 34/2015 of 25 June 2015, Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the United States for 75 V100-2.0 MW turbines to supply the Salt Fork wind power plant […]

Floating wind: Technology assessment – interim findings

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has today issued interim findings from a report into a technology assessment of floating wind, reviewing in excess of 30 devices across various levels of technology readiness and providing a detailed appraisal of the three most established concepts. The interim report highlights where these devices are on the technology […]

sPower Purchases First Wind Project, 62.1MW in Southeastern Utah

sPower Broadens Portfolio of Renewable Energy Projects, Invests in Home State of Utah sPower, a prominent renewable energy provider based in Salt Lake City, Utah, announced that it has acquired its first wind project, a 62.1MW facility in Monticello, Utah. The announcement is well timed, as last Monday was Global Wind Day, a worldwide event […]

5 gigawatt milestone reached by UK’s world-beating offshore wind industry

RenewableUK, the trade association for the wind and marine energy industries, is highlighting the fact that the UK’s offshore wind capacity has surpassed five gigawatts (GW), a significant milestone in the sector. 5.054GW is now installed in UK waters, which is enough to supply the needs of over 3.5 million British households, saving 6.3 million […]