Schaeffler makes bearing supports in wind power applications more reliable.

Schaeffler makes bearing supports in wind power applications more reliable.

Schaeffler makes bearing supports in wind power applications more reliable with design enhancement measures and Industry 4.0 solutions. Reducing the levelized cost of electricity remains a major challenge facing the wind power industry. Schaeffler’s highly reliable and cost-effective bearing supports play an important part in making this possible. Wind turbines’ functionality and performance capability are […]

Ørsted acquires Lincoln Clean Energy, a US onshore wind developer.

Ørsted acquires Lincoln Clean Energy, a US onshore wind developer.

Ørsted has entered into an agreement with global infrastructure investment manager I Squared Capital and management shareholders to acquire a 100% equity interest in Lincoln Clean Energy LLC (’LCE’), placing an enterprise valuation on LCE of USD 580 million. LCE is a leading developer of US onshore wind projects with offices in Chicago, Illinois, and […]

EDF plans to build offshore wind farm in New Jersey.

EDF plans to build offshore wind farm in New Jersey.

EDF has submitted a plan to build America’s second offshore wind farm in New Jersey. The energy giant, better known for running France’s fleet of nuclear plants, has partnered with Fisherman’s Energy on the planning application. If successful, the Nautilus wind farm will be constructed three miles off the coast of Atlantic City, with a […]

Vestas secures 184 MW order from Xcel Energy Inc.

Vestas secures 184 MW order from Xcel Energy Inc.

Vestas has received an order for 184 MW of V120-2.2 MW turbines delivered in 2.0 operating mode from Xcel Energy Inc., a national leader in wind energy, for the 200 MW Blazing Star Wind Project in Minnesota. The full project size includes previously purchased 2 MW Vestas PTC components. The Blazing Star Wind Project is […]

EDF Renewables and PGGM sign 332MW portfolio of PV and wind energy.

EDF Renewables and PGGM sign 332MW portfolio of PV and wind energy.

EDF Renewables North America has signed off on two Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSA) that will see PGGM Infrastructure Fund acquire a 50% ownership interest in both Glacier’s Edge Wind and Valentine Solar. In total, the combined generation capacity of these two projects is 332MW. Valentine Solar has a generation capacity of 132MW and is […]

Canadian grid moves from masts to Lidars on operational wind farms.

Leading wind development company Boralex install grid-compliant Permanent Met Lidars, integrated in to Siemens wind turbines. In response to IESO grid compliance, ZephIR 300 wind Lidar replaces need for operational met mast on Port Ryerse Wind Farm, Ontario, Canada. With more than 700MW of wind projects, Boralex command a majority share of the Canadian wind […]

Irish wind projects look set to change hands.

As US operator Element Power is up for sale, a series of large Irish wind projects look set to change hands. SSE and ScottishPower are among the interested parties for the business – owned by US private-equity business Hudson Clean Energy Partners. Element Power has an office in Cork and wind projects at various stages […]

RES £50m Castlecraig Wind Farm nears completion.

RES £50m Castlecraig Wind Farm nears completion.

A 10-turbine wind farm located near Drumquin in Co. Tyrone is set to be fully operational by late summer as the construction phase comes to an end. Owned by sustainable infrastructure investors NTR, the £50 million project has been financed with support from First Trust Bank. Known locally as the Castlecraig Wind Farm, the development […]

PGGM buys wind energy portfolio EDF Renewables of 354 MW.

EDF Renewables announced the signing of Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSA) by which PGGM Infrastructure Fund will acquire a 50% ownership interest in the following projects: Red Pine Wind, Rock Falls Wind, Switch Station 1 Solar and Switch Station 2 Solar.  Total capacity of the portfolio of projects is 588 megawatts (MW). Completion of the […]

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