GE will provide operations and maintenance support to the South Dakota wind farm through a five-year service agreement. This is the first Turbine Supply Agreement signed between GE and the BayWa r.e. group.

BayWa r.e. acquires 80 MW Project and secures GE Turbines

BayWa r.e. says that through its wholly owned BayWa r.e. Wind, it acquired all rights to the 80MW B&H project and secured 43 GE 1.85-87 wind turbines. The project, located in Charles Mix, Bon Homme, and Hutchinson Counties, South Dakota, will sell energy to NorthWestern Energy. Construction commenced in 2013 and BayWa r.e. intends to

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AWS Truepower contracted as lender engineer for the financing of the largest wind farm in Mexico

AWS Truepower, a renewable energy consulting and engineering services company, has been hired to act as Independent Engineer to support the financing and construction of the Ventika I & Ventika II wind projects in Nuevo León, Mexico. The Ventika Wind Project consists of two 126 MW wind projects, for a total capacity of 252 MW,


Wind turbines outperforming expectations at Honda Transmission Plant

Six months after the installation of two power-producing wind turbines at Honda Transmission Mfg. of America, the turbines are producing more renewable, low emissions electrical power than was anticipated when the towers went into operation in January. The wind turbines have exceeded the projected power output figures by 6.3 percent, and have contributed to reducing

The 36 MW project will feature 18 Gamesa G90-2.0 MW wind turbines.

Gamesa completes construction of its first wind farm in Chile

Gamesa recently concluded turnkey construction of its first wind farm in Chile, for Transantartic. The 36-MW San Pedro Chiloé wind farm is located on Chiloé Island, in the southern part of the country. The wind farm features 18 Gamesa G90-2.0 MW wind turbines. Construction for the project began in January 2013 and included the development of


Omega selects GE’s new 2.2-107 brilliant wind turbine for 70-MW order in Brazil

GE introduced the latest in its line of brilliant wind turbines with the 2.2-107 and announced an order of 32 turbines from Omega Energia in the Piaui region of Brazil. This is the first order for GE’s 2.2-107 wind turbine, which was selected by Omega Energia in the A-5 Brazil energy auction on December 13,


GE announces cumulative 3.9 gigawatts of U.S. orders

GE’s renewable energy business announced a cumulative 3.9 GW of firm and unconditional wind turbine supply orders in the United States since January 1, 2013, the date of the Production Tax Credit extension. Of these orders, 1.1 GW of GE technology was placed into service in 2013. The remaining 2.8 GW will be commissioned or


Siemens receives turbine and service order for largest wind farm in Ontario, Canada

Siemens Energy announced a major wind turbine and service order in Canada at the AWEA WINDPOWER conference in Las Vegas, Nev. Along with the South Kent Wind Farm in Chatham-Kent, Ontario, the 270-MW K2 Wind Ontario (K2 Wind) Project will be among the largest wind power plants in Canada. It is located in Goderich in

Beebe Wind Farm. Ithica, Michigan.

Nordex USA awarded contract for 40 MW wind project

Nordex will supply the 40 MW Fourmile Wind Energy Project for its U.S. customer Exelon Wind this year. The order entails 16 Nordex N100/2500 turbines with a hub height of 100 meters plus a 20-year premium service contract delivered and commissioned to the site located in northwestern Maryland. In view of the moderate wind conditions,

With a rotor spanning 114 m, the turbine’s swept area is 38% greater than that of the G97-2.0 MW, and produces 20% more energy a year.

Gamesa commissions its first G114.2.0 MW wind turbine in the U.S.

Wind turbine developer Gamesa has commissioned its first 60Hz, G114-2.0 MW wind turbine prototype in the United States, in Texas. The installation of the prototype was completed mid-March at the Reese Technology Center in Lubbock, triggering the start of the intensive process of validating and certifying the new turbine. The company expects to obtain type certification

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SheerWind to install wind power pilot project in Dubai

SheerWind announced a pilot project to be commissioned at Dubai Aluminium PJSC (“DUBAL”), which operates one of the world’s largest aluminum smelting facilities and has a power generating capacity of nearly 2,400 MW. SheerWind’s relationship with DUBAL will begin with a 250 kW INVELOX wind power generation pilot project. DUBAL’s interest in SheerWind’s technology is