Recent Wind

PGE Energia Natury PEW Selects GE Turbines for Polish Wind Farm

Sixteen GE 2.5-100 Wind Turbines to Power the Karwice Wind Farm Farm to produce 40 megawatts (MW) of power for Poland and region Project Further Establishes GE’s Commitment to Renewable Energy in Poland Helping to modernize the Polish power infrastructure and reinforcing its commitment to the country’s energy sector, GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that […]

Enbridge Investing Additional $225 Million in Lac Alfred and Massif du Sud Wind Projects

Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) (NYSE:ENB) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase additional ownership stakes in two Quebec wind projects from existing partner, EDF EN Canada Inc. Under the agreement, which is expected to close in mid-October, Enbridge will invest approximately $225 million to acquire an additional 17.5 per cent stake in […]

Vestas receives 110 MW order in Texas

Vestas has received an order for 55 V110-2.0 MW turbines for the Los Vientos V project in Texas. The order is a follow-on to the 200-MW Los Vientos III and 200 MW Los Vientos IV projects announced in September 2013. With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No. 35/2014 of 23 September 2014, […]

Nareva Selects GE Turbines for 100MW Wind Farm in Morocco

Agreement supports Moroccan Integrated Wind Energy Project to develop 2000MW installed capacity of wind power by 2020 GE to provide 56 1.7-100 wind turbines for wind farm in Akhfennir Renewable wind power generated to support the country’s industrial sector Today, GE (NYSE: GE) announced it will supply 56 1.7-100 wind turbines for its first wind […]

DTE Energy’s Echo Wind Park begins commercial operation

DTE Energy’s Echo Wind Park has reached commercial operation and company officials celebrated its dedication today in the shadow of one of 70 wind turbines in the park. The Echo Wind Park in Huron County adds another 112 megawatts (MW) to DTE Energy’s renewable energy portfolio, or enough to power 52,000 homes. The wind park, […]

Energy Department Announces $2 Million to Support Manufacturing of Taller Wind Turbine Towers

The Energy Department today announced $2 million for two organizations that will advance technologies to harness stronger winds available at higher heights, potentially increasing the amount of clean, renewable electricity the nation produces. Through innovative construction processes that will cost-effectively manufacture taller wind turbine towers, these projects in Iowa and Massachusetts will help reduce the […]

Special Notice: 2016 U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) issues this Special Notice that it will release a request for proposals (RFP) seeking teams of undergraduate students to participate in the 2016 DOE Collegiate Wind Competition. The Collegiate Wind Competition challenges teams to design a wind-driven system based on market research, develop a […]

Pattern Energy signs O&M agreement with Duke Energy Renewable Services

Duke Energy Renewable Services today announced it has signed a long-term agreement to service Pattern Energy Group Inc.’s 283-megawatt (MW) Gulf Wind energy project in Armstrong, Texas. Duke Energy Renewable Services will supply operations and maintenance services for three years, beginning in November, with an option for a two-year extension. Duke Energy Renewable Services has […]

Ahoy, offshore wind: Advanced buoys bring vital data to untapped energy resource

Power-producing potential to be precisely evaluated at sea sites Two massive, 20,000-pound buoys decked out with the latest in meteorological and oceanographic equipment will enable more accurate predictions of the power-producing potential of winds that blow off U.S. shores. The bright yellow buoys — each worth $1.3 million — are being commissioned by the Department […]

Meridian switches on two new wind farms

Meridian Energy’s two new wind farms are “live” with all 26 wind turbines at Wellington’s Mill Creek and 64 turbines at Mt Mercer wind farm in Victoria, Australia, now producing electricity. Mill Creek has been generating since May, when Prime Minister John Key switched on the first turbine. Mt Mercer has been producing electricity since […]