Vestas receives first order with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners for 148 MW order in the United States.

Vestas receives first order with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners for 148 MW order in the United States.

The order is Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ first equity investment in onshore wind in the U.S. and expands Vestas’ 3 MW platform in the world’s second largest wind market. Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the U.S. from a fund managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for 43 V126-3.45 MW turbines for the […]

Trump puts all EPA grants, contracts on immediate hold.

Trump puts all EPA grants, contracts on immediate hold.

Orders issued by President Donald Trump on Monday have frozen all Environmental Protection Agency grants and contracts, reflecting his campaign promise to minimize the authority’s influence. The suspension — effectively immediately — puts on hold the billions awarded annually by the EPA for research and development, land restoration and enhancement, environmental monitoring and more. Sources […]

Vestas receives 154 MW order in the United States.

Vestas receives 154 MW order in the United States.

MidAmerican Energy orders 77 V110-2.0 MW turbines as part of the 2,000 MW Wind XI project in Iowa. With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No. 22/2016 of 17 June 2016, Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from MidAmerican Energy Company (MidAmerican), a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, for 154 MW […]

Senvion announces 15 year ISP extensions for 95 turbines in US.

Senvion announces 15 year ISP extensions for 95 turbines in US.

– Operations and maintenance contracts highlight commitment to North American market Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has concluded agreements for the fifteen year extension of operations and maintenance contracts for 95 wind turbines across two wind farms in the US with EverPower. Combined, the wind farms have a rated output of 194 […]

Google to be powered 100% by renewables by 2017.

Google to be powered 100% by renewables by 2017.

Google’s data centres and offices will be powered 100% by renewables by 2017. The search engine giant said it will buy solar and wind electricity annually to run its global operations. The firm claims it is the world’s largest corporate buyer of renewable energy as it has contracted to purchase a total of 2.6GW of […]

sPower to Develop 49.5 MW of Wind Power in Silicon Valley.

sPower to Develop 49.5 MW of Wind Power in Silicon Valley.

Silicon Valley Power has granted sPower a 25-year power purchase agreement for a planned 49.5-MW wind facility near Santa Clara. The future Sand Hill Wind facility will be constructed within the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area, and consist of 25 turbines. The company expects commercial operations will begin before the end of 2020. “sPower is […]

Senvion starts operation of biggest First Nations windfarm in Canada.

Senvion starts operation of biggest First Nations windfarm in Canada.

150 MW project highlights ongoing importance of North American market Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, announces that today, 47 Senvion wind turbines started spinning at the 150 MW Mesgi’g Ugju’s’n windfarm in Quebec, Canada. It is the biggest First Nations windfarm in Canada and can power about 50,500 households with clean, renewable […]

Wind generation output tops 15,000 MW in ERCOT region.

Wind generation output tops 15,000 MW in ERCOT region.

Wind generation set a new milestone on Sunday afternoon, providing more than 15,000 megawatts (MW) of the electricity used in the ERCOT region for the first time ever. Specifically, the ERCOT system used 15,033 MW of electricity from wind at 12:35 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 27, representing about 45 percent of total demand for electric […]

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