Recent Wind

BlackRock announces Infrastructure Partnership with EDF Renewable Energy

A fund managed by BlackRock’s Infrastructure Investment Group (“BlackRock Infrastructure”) has purchased a 50% interest in the 200 megawatt (MW) Hereford Wind Project (“Hereford Project”), located in Deaf Smith County, Texas from EDF Renewable Energy. BlackRock and EDF Renewable Energy have also signed agreements to enter into similar partnerships on the Longhorn (200 MW) and […]

EDF Renewable Services wins O&M Contract for Stephens Ranch Wind Project

EDF Renewable Services (EDF RS), the leading provider of renewable O&M Services in North America, announced today it has entered into a contract with Starwood Energy Group Global, LLC (Starwood Energy), a private equity investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, to provide operations and maintenance for their Stephens Ranch Wind Energy Project (Phase I). The […]

Iberdrola Records €2,327 Million Net Profit In 2014, Driven By International Business

Total shareholder return in 2014 was 30.1%, ahead of the company’s principal European competitors and the relevant indices (Ibex 35 and Eurostoxx Utilities) IBERDROLA RECORDS €2,327 MILLION NET PROFIT IN 2014, DRIVEN BY INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Ebitda was 3.1% higher at €6,965 million with performance in the UK, US, Brazil and Mexico compensating a 7.4% drop […]

Consent granted for first 2.4 GW of Dogger Bank offshore wind development

The first development consent order application for offshore wind energy at Dogger Bank in the North Sea was granted yesterday – making it the largest renewable energy project ever to receive planning consent in the UK. The Rt Hon Edward Davey MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change approved the application for the […]

World’s largest offshore wind farm gains consent: ‘an awesome project pushing the offshore technology envelope’

RenewableUK is celebrating the announcement today that the giant Dogger Bank Creyke Beck offshore wind farm has gained consent from the Energy Secretary Edward Davey. Dogger Bank Creyke Beck is the largest consented offshore wind project in the world, with an installed capacity of up to 2.4 gigawatts (GW), enough to meet the needs of […]

EDF Renewables Services extends Contract with KCP&L for 148.5 MW

EDF Renewable Services (EDF RS), the leading provider of renewable O&M Services in North America, is pleased to announce that Kansas City Power & Light Company (KCP&L) has extended an operations and maintenance agreement for the Spearville Wind Project (100.5 MW) and Spearville II Wind Project (48 MW) located in Kansas totaling 148.5 megawatts (MW) […]

New Model Demonstrates Offshore Wind Industry’s Job Growth Potential

The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has developed a tool to estimate jobs and other economic impacts associated with offshore wind development in the United States. The modeling tool, which illustrates the potential economic impact and number of jobs associated with fixed-bottom offshore wind technology development, applies to areas of the country that […]

Estonian Wind Power Association: The Draft of Electricity MArket Act (318SE) is a Legal Spoilage!

The Economic Affairs Committee of Riigikogu has sent to the second reading a modified draft of the Electricity Market Act, which is on the opinion of Estonian Wind Power Association a legal spoilage due to inconsistency with the Constitution, Memorandum of Mutual Understanding made renewable energy producers as well as with the State Aid authorisation. […]

In 2014, Wind Turbines produced a little over 6% of Total Consumption

In 2014, wind turbines produced 576,0 GWh electicity, which is just over 6% of country’s total consumption. The output of wind energy grew 9 percent year on year. The ceiling of subsidized wind energy set out in the Electricity Market Act, 600 GWh per calendar year, was however not achieved in 2014. Renewable energy made […]

Vestas secures 106 MW order in Brazil

Vestas will install 53 units of its V110-2.0 MW turbine at five wind farms located in Rio Grande do Norte: Cabeço Preto III, V and VI and Macambira I and II. With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No. 6/2015 of 4 February 2015, Vestas has received a firm and unconditional 106 MW […]