Recent Wind

Finavera completes Assignment of 184 MW of Wind Projects to Pattern Energy

Finavera Wind Energy Inc. (‘Finavera Wind Energy’, ‘Finavera’ or the ‘Company’) (TSX-V: FVR), Pattern Renewable Holdings Canada ULC, a subsidiary of Pattern Energy Group LP (‘Pattern’) and British Columbia Power and Hydro Authority (‘BC Hydro’), today executed agreements that provide for the Assignment of the 184 MW Meikle Wind Energy Project Electricity Purchase Agreement (‘Meikle […]

Vestas receives 21 MW Order in Germany and signs Framework Agreement for 225 MW

Vestas builds on partnership with leading German wind power plant developer juwi by signing strategic agreement and firm order for seven V112-3.0 MW turbines. Vestas and juwi have signed a framework agreement for 75 units of Vestas’ 3 MW platform, with an order for 21 MW now firm and unconditional. The new frame agreement and […]

Mill Creek Turbines are on their Way

Meridian Energy is about to start transporting wind turbine components to the Mill Creek wind farm site in Ohariu Valley, near Wellington. Weather permitting, the first component is scheduled to be transported to the wind farm site from Wellington’s CentrePort on Sunday night 16 March to Porirua’s Spicer Forest before being moved on to site […]

Wind Turbine Technology played Key Role in Wind Energy’s Record-breaking Growth and Cost Decline

American wind energy generation has outpaced the growth in new wind power capacity thanks to innovative technological advancements. Over the past five years, U.S. wind energy capacity grew from 25,000 megawatts (MW) to over 61,000 MW, a 140 percent growth rate, yet electricity generated from these wind turbines grew at a rate of 200 percent, […]

The Spanish Wind Energy Industry launches a Campaign to blow away Wind Energy Myths

The Spanish wind energy industry, through the Spanish Wind Energy Business Association (AEE) – of which ACCIONA is a member – has launched the Act on Facts campaign in the framework of the EWEA 2014 Wind Energy Conference held this week at the Barcelona Trade Fair. Luis Polo, managing director of the Spanish Wind Energy […]

Upcoming Funding Opportunity for Technology Incubator for Wind Energy Innovations

On March 12, 2014 EERE’s Wind Program announced a Notice of Intent to issue a funding opportunity entitled “Technology Incubator for Wind Energy Innovations.” This funding opportunity would seek to fund R&D investments in technology approaches and solutions that are not currently represented in the Wind Program’s existing project portfolio. As an organization, EERE focuses […]

Winning with Wind: Electric Co-ops Providing Clean Energy to Customers

As one of America’s largest electricity providers, electric cooperatives serve an estimated 42 million people in 47 states. Owned by the customers they serve and backed by private, independent, and non-profit electric utilities, cooperatives provide at-cost electric service to roughly 12% of the nation’s population. Electric co-ops are increasingly turning to wind power as a […]

Vestas showcases Leadership as Wind Power Pioneer

A new campaign celebrates Vestas’ unique capabilities as first mover and partner in developing projects in 35 countries around the world, more than any other wind manufacturer. Vestas has launched the Wind Power Pioneers campaign aimed at demonstrating the company’s unique capabilities and value proposition in pioneering wind power in more than 35 countries around […]

Vestas Factories see Growth in Colorado to meet U.S. and Canadian Market Demand

Two blade factories have already filled about 400 positions and Vestas expects to add at least 450 more production workers in 2014. One of the best years for wind-turbine orders for Vestas has led to significant hiring at its four Colorado factories. The company’s blade factory in Windsor, blade and nacelle factories in Brighton and […]

New Report confirms Vestas as Clear Market Leader in 2013

Vestas installed 13.2% of all wind energy in 2013 according to MAKE Consulting, 28% more megawatts than our closest competitor. The 2013 market share report from independent consulting group MAKE confirms Vestas as the clear market leader. According to MAKE’s figures, Vestas installations in 2013 were 28% more than our closest competitor. Vestas installed turbines […]