Fugro returns to Borssele Wind Farm for offshore survey

Fugro has been awarded a joint contract with Boskalis for survey and identification of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the Borssele Wind Farm Zone. The multi-million Euro contract, for Dutch transmission systems operator TennetT TSO B.V., includes a specialized survey and identification work in relation to cable routes for the planned grid connection between TenneT’s two

Ontario’s Niagara Region Wind Farm inaugurated as part of Global Wind Day

Boralex, ENERCON, and the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation celebrated the inauguration of the Niagara Region Wind Farm (NRWF) on June 15th, which is Global Wind Day. The wind farm, which is located on private land in the Regional Municipality of Niagara in Ontario, was commissioned on November 2, 2016, and consists of 77 ENERCON E‑101 wind turbines

Growth in wind power driving supply chain demand in Western Canada

One of the most significant opportunities for Canada’s industrial supply base, over the next decade, lies in providing products and services to the North American wind-power industry. Over the past 10 years, global energy capacity has continued to grow at an average annual rate of more than 25%. Global investment in wind energy is projected

Water, rest, shade: Keeping cool & safe at wind sites

July 22, 2016, was a hot day in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. By late afternoon, the heat index had spiked to about 110 degrees. That was right around the time 23-year-old landscaper Tyler Halsey – whose shift had begun nine-and-a-half hours earlier at 7am – succumbed to heat stress. He was hospitalized with a core body

Vestas wins order for the largest wind farm in Greece

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order to supply and install 25 units of V136-3.45 MW turbines delivered in 3.6-MW power-optimized mode. The turbines will be installed at the Kassidiaris wind park complex in the region of Epirus in northwestern Greece. “Vestas has shown great understanding of the project’s specific requirements and provided their latest technology,

Tri Global Energy announces sale of 380-MW Texas wind project

Tri Global Energy, an originator and developer of community sponsored, utility-scale wind energy projects, announced the close of a transaction with TERNA ENERGY, a member of GEK TERNA Group of Companies. The sale includes the acquisition, construction and operation of the Fluvanna Wind Energy Project, a 380-MW wind project located in Fluvanna, Texas. Comprised of nearly

Senvion to supply turbines for first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea

Senvion, a global manufacturer of wind turbines, has been appointed by Beleolico Srl, a Belenergia S.A. affiliate, as the supplier for Taranto wind farm. Taranto will be the first offshore plant in the Mediterranean sea, with a total rated power of 30 MW. The project will feature 10 Senvion 3.0M122, each with a hub-height of

Modern Energy Management builds on Pakistan portfolio with Hawa wind farm

Modern Energy Management (MEM), a specialist in delivering project lifecycle certainty to renewable energy developers, financiers and investors has announced that it has been engaged to provide project management services during construction of the 50-MW Hawa wind farm in the Sindh Valley, Pakistan. With a wind energy development pipeline of over 1 GW scheduled for

Capital Power adds nearly 1,000 MW of contracted generation, including new Kansas wind farm

Capital Power Corporation announced that its Bloom Wind project in Kansas began commercial operation on June 1, 2017. The construction of the 178 MW facility was completed ahead of schedule and construction costs were below budget. “The completion of Bloom Wind is a significant milestone for Capital Power as it is our first wind development project in

K2 Management secures owner’s engineer contract for 181-MW Brazilian wind farm

Wind consultancy, K2 Management, has been awarded a 12-month contract to deliver comprehensive owner’s engineer services on phase one of the CUTIA Complex onshore wind farm, in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. Appointed by developer Companhia Paranaense de Energia S.A. Copel after a public bidding process, K2 Management’s scope of work will include responsibility for