Forsa Energy to increase proposed windfarm development on Lewis.

Forsa Energy to increase proposed windfarm development on Lewis.

Forsa Energy reveal intentions to increase proposed windfarm development on Lewis. The company behind plans to develop a 14-turbine windfarm on Lewis have revealed they intend to increase the size of the development in order to improve their chances of securing UK Government financial support. Lewis (also Isle of Lewis) is the northern part of […]

Windy Standard farm extension opposed.

Windy Standard farm extension opposed.

Councillors have gone against the advice of planning officials and decided to oppose wind farm plans in the Galloway hills. The scheme would see 20 turbines added to the current 66 already in operation at Windy Standard north of Carsphairn. The Scottish government will make the final decision but Dumfries and Galloway Council is being […]

South Korean investors eye renewable energy sector in Vietnam.

South Korean investors eye renewable energy sector in Vietnam.

Thanks to Vietnam’s issuing incentive policies to lure investment into the renewable energy sector, more and more foreign investors, especially those from South Korea, have expressed ambitions to join the field. A number of South Korean firms recently visited Vietnamese provinces to find investment opportunities in the renewable energy sector, including IL Yang Industrial Company […]

FERC to help solar and wind by removing barrier to energy storage.

FERC to help solar and wind by removing barrier to energy storage.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission unanimously voted Thursday morning to remove long-standing barriers to energy storage in power markets, an emerging technology that can solve renewable energy’s most persistent problem: how to use it when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing. The FERC order requires regional grid operators, the Regional Transmission Organizations […]

Derrysallagh Windfarm in Ireland in trouble over payment for cable drums storage.

Derrysallagh Windfarm in Ireland in trouble over payment for cable drums storage.

A windfarm developer has secured a temporary High Court order preventing a quarrying company from bringing a petition seeking to have the windfarm wound up over what a judge was told is a disputed debt. Today, Ms Justice Caroline Costello said Derrysallagh Windfarm Ltd was entitled to an interim injunction restraining Hillstreet Quarries Ltd from […]

Biggest US farm gets a blow from a judge.

Biggest US farm gets a blow from a judge.

American Electric Power Co.’s Wind Catcher project received a blow from an Oklahoma state judge who said the project failed to prove sufficient need. More specifically, administrative law judge Mary Candler said American Electric Power Co. had failed to convince the court that customers should pay for the US$4.5-billion wind farm. The judge added that […]

Enel sells minority stake in two Canadian wind projects.

Enel sells minority stake in two Canadian wind projects.

Enel, through its US renewables company Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (“EGPNA”), has signed a partnership agreement with Alberta Investment Management Corporation (“AIMCo”), whereby the Group will sell 49% of the shares in the 115 MW Riverview wind farm and in the 30.6 MW Phase 2 of Castle Rock Ridge wind farm, both to […]

100-turbine wind farm proposed near Iowa-Minnesota border.

100-turbine wind farm proposed near Iowa-Minnesota border.

Wind energy is big in southern Minnesota, and it could be getting bigger in Freeborn County. The Freeborn County Wind Energy Project would bring 100 wind turbines to Freeborn County in southern Minnesota and Worth County in northern Iowa. It would be built on 40-thousand-acres just east of Glenville. Advocates say the project will benefit […]

Wind booms in McLean County, Illinois.

Wind booms in McLean County, Illinois.

A strong market, improving technology and expiring federal incentives have brought a renewable energy boom to McLean County — but it could be short-lived. After nearly a decade of dormancy, wind development has returned to the county in force in 2018, through two projects that could more than double production from current wind farms, and […]

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