Recent Wind

Invenergy Celebrates Clean Energy Success of Wheatland County’s Judith Gap Wind Farm

In the ten years since its Renewable Portfolio Standard (“RPS”) was signed into law, Montana has become a clean energy success story. As wind projects such as Invenergy’s Judith Gap Wind Farm in Wheatland County generate low-cost, homegrown renewable power, they’re also producing significant local tax revenue and spurring job creation in the state. One […]

NREL, Clemson University Collaborate on Wind Energy Testing Facilities

Two of our nation’s most advanced wind energy research and test facilities have joined forces to help the wind energy industry improve the performance of wind turbine drivetrains and better understand how the turbines can integrate more effectively with the electrical grid. Through a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA), the Energy Department’s National Renewable […]

ScottishPower Renewables and Siemens agree UK’s most significant wind power deal for East Anglia ONE offshore turbines

Largest deal ever agreed for a consented project in the UK’s wind energy sector Agreement will support up to 1,500 jobs Industry leading 7 MW turbines to be used allowing sharp cut in cost of electricity Deal kick-starts multi-billion pound UK inward investment push in offshore wind sector ScottishPower Renewables has selected Siemens as its […]

E.ON’s Humber Gateway offshore wind farm now fully energised

Major project to be completed two months ahead of schedule E.ON has tangibly expanded its renewable power business. With the final turbine at Humber Gateway recently becoming operational, the entire offshore wind farm is now generating electricity. This major project in the U.K. North Sea is in the final phase of construction and will be […]

New Poll: Saskatchewan residents strongly support more wind energy

Support for wind energy consistent across age groups, location and political preference Wind energy is one of the lowest cost sources of new electricity generation, and a new poll finds that Saskatchewan residents support an increased effort to develop more wind energy to help meet Saskatchewan’s future electricity needs. A recent public opinion poll completed […]

Vestas secures 40 MW order in Italy

Vestas strengthens its market position in Italy with a 40 MW wind project to be located in the southern region of Basilicata, Italy. Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for 12 units of the V112-3.3 MW wind turbine for the Cancellara wind project in the southern province of Basilicata, Italy. The 40 MW […]

Siemens awarded record energy orders that will boost Egypt’s power generation by 50%

Single biggest order ever for Siemens Extra capacity of 16.4 gigawatts from natural gas and wind power plants Up to 600 wind turbines and rotor blade manufacturing facility Trainings and jobs for up to 1,000 people Orders expand on memorandums of understanding announced at EEDC Siemens has signed contracts worth €8 billion for high-efficiency natural […]

Longhorn Wind Project in Texas becomes Operational

EDF Renewable Energy reaches 872 megawatts installed in Texas EDF Renewable Energy announced today that the 200-megawatt (MW) Longhorn Wind Project in Texas reached commercial operation on May 1, 2015. The Project, spanning 33,000 acres in Floyd and Briscoe counties, is comprised of 100 Vestas V-100 wind turbine generators with a rated capacity of 2 […]

Senate spending proposal would unfairly punish wind energy

Buried in a massive 2016 spending bill for energy and water programs are budget cuts for valuable research into wind energy that the U.S. Senate should restore, said the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, chaired by Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), passed the spending bill including the […]

ScottishPower Renewables Signs Turbine Agreement With Gamesa For Kilgallioch Windfarm

ScottishPower Renewables, the UK’s leading developer of onshore windfarms, has signed a turbine supply and service agreement with Gamesa for its 239 MW Kilgallioch Windfarm located near Barrhill in southwest Scotland. The project covers an area of 64km2 and lies within both South Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway Council boundaries. With a total investment of […]