Recent Wind

EDF Renewable Services signs Asset Administration Contract with D.E. Shaw Renewable Investments

EDF Renewable Services (EDF RS), the leading provider of renewable operations and maintenance services in North America, has signed an Asset Administration Agreement with D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments, L.L.C. (DESRI) for the 300 megawatt (MW) Balko Wind project in Oklahoma. Once completed, Balko Wind, which was developed by Apex Clean Energy and sold to […]

AWEA & SEIA: Wind and solar industries release handbook to help states use low-cost, reliable renewable energy for compliance with EPA’s Clean Power Plan

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) have jointly published a handbook for states detailing how to incorporate renewable energy into state plans to comply with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, the proposed regulation to cut carbon emissions from existing power plants. “Wind energy already cuts power […]

Wind leads the way as renewable electricity supply leaps to 22%

RenewableUK welcomed official Government statistics today which showed that renewable electricity provided a record percentage of supply in the last quarter of 2014, reaching 22%. Onshore and offshore wind combined provided the biggest share of renewable electricity, at just under 12% of the total electricity generated. The statistics also confirmed that renewable electricity provided a […]

Vestas receives 40 MW order in U.S. state of Maine

Vestas continues its expansion in Maine with an order for 13 new turbines. Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the United States for 13 V112-3.075 MW turbines for the Passadumkeag wind farm in Penobscot County, Maine. The order was placed by Passadumkeag Windpark, LLC, an affiliate of Quantum Utility Generation, LLC. The […]

Vestas wins 36 MW Danish wind turbine project

Vestas has secured an order for 11 V117-3.3 MW turbines in Denmark, to be installed on the island of Lolland. The 36 MW order for the Rødby Fjord project has been placed by long-time Vestas customer European Energy A/S. The order includes supply, installation, and commissioning of the turbines, along with a 15-year full-scope Vestas […]

Research and Development Needs for Wind Systems Utilizing Controllable Grid Simulators and Full Scale Hardware in the Loop Testing

The Energy Department’s Wind Program is seeking feedback from the wind industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders regarding the program’s activities and priorities in controllable grid simulators. The Wind Program works with electric grid operators, utilities, regulators, and industry to create new strategies for incorporating increasing amounts of wind energy into the […]

Acciona Windpower signs a New Contract in Brazil and passes 1,000 MW of its AW3000 Turbine sold in the Country

The company will supply 195 MW to the joint venture set up by Atlantic Energias Renováveis and Actis for a wind power complex in the State of Piauí. ACCIONA Windpower, the ACCIONA Group subsidiary dedicated to the design, manufacture and sale of wind turbines, has reached agreement with Atlantic Energias Renováveis and the British private […]

Vestas wins 122 MW order in Sweden

Allianz Capital Partners orders 37 V117-3.3 MW turbines for one of Sweden’s largest wind power plants. With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S company announcement No. 13 of 20 March 2015, Vestas is pleased to announce this 122 MW project which will be located in Sweden’s Ljusdal and Bollnäs municipalities, and will be the country’s […]

Vestas receives 48 MW order in China

Vestas has secured an order for 24 V100-2.0 MW turbines in China, its third announced order in the country this year. The order has been placed by long-time Vestas customer CGN (Anxi) Wind Power Co. Ltd. CGN (Anxi) Wind Power currently has Vestas wind turbines totalling 960 MW installed in China. The CGN Fujian Anxi […]

New Funding Opportunity to Develop Larger Wind Turbine Blades

The Energy Department today announced $1.8 million in funding for the development of larger wind turbine blades that will help capture more power from wind resources and increase the efficiency of wind energy systems. This funding will support the research and development of technological innovations to improve the manufacturing, transportation, and assembly of wind turbine […]