After years in the small wind market, Aeronautica is building a 2-MW turbine in the U.S.

Aeronautica Windpower to start building 2-MW turbines

After four years of building 750-kW wind turbines for the community wind market sector, Aeronautica Windpower is reaching for higher air. Aeronautica, which bills itself as the nation’s only US owned and operated mid-scale turbine manufacturer, announced that has signed a sales and licensing agreement with W2E of Germany to build that company’s 2-MW turbine

The project will be powered by Siemens SWT-2.3-108 wind turbines, each with a power rating of 2.3 MW and 53-meter blades.

Southern Company subsidiary’s first wind project will be its largest renewable plant

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power announced an agreement to acquire the company’s largest renewable electric generating plant and first wind project–the 299-megawatt (MW) Kay Wind facility in Oklahoma–from Apex Clean Energy. The acquisition is expected to close in late 2015 upon successful completion of the project. “Southern Company first earned a reputation as a national

Enel is raising $440 million from the sale of 49% of 560-MW of wind assets.

Enel sells 49% of North American portfolio to GE Energy Financial

Enel Green Power S.p.A. (EGP), through its subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (EGPNA), entered into an agreement with GE Energy Financial Services for the sale of a 49% stake in a newly created company, EGPNA Renewable Energy Partners, LLC (EGPNA REP), for a total consideration of approximately 440 million US dollars. EGPNA will

130 wind turbines for Kay Wind project in Oklahoma: Apex Clean Energy has ordered Siemens SWT-2.3-108 turbines for its wind project.

Siemens receives major order for 300-MW wind project in Oklahoma

Siemens has been awarded an order from Apex Clean Energy to supply, support installation and provide long-term service for 130 wind turbines for the 299-MW Kay Wind project to be located in Kay County, Oklahoma. Installation of the wind turbines is scheduled to begin this year, with the start of operations expected for the fourth

Vestas will supply and install seven V90-3.0 MW wind turbines at the Mogote wind farm in Costa Rica.

Vestas wins 21 MW order in Costa Rica

Vestas will supply and install seven V90-3.0 MW wind turbines at the Mogote wind farm to be constructed in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. The wind power plant has an estimated annual production of 100 gigawatt-hours (GW/h), which corresponds to the residential electricity consumption of approximately 140,000 people in Costa Rica. The contract comprises supply and installation


Wind generators show strong demand for Clean Line’s Grain Belt Express

Clean Line Energy (Clean Line) received requests for more than 20,000 megawatts (MW) of transmission service for the Grain Belt Express Clean Line in its open solicitation process, representing more than four-and-a-half times the available capacity of the transmission line. All requests for transmission service came from wind generators who require new transmission infrastructure to


“Wind rush” underway across much of America as new turbines access higher wind speeds, opening new areas for development

Advanced wind turbines are accessing faster, steadier winds at higher altitudes, so they can generate more electricity, creating a modern-day “wind rush” as new areas in the Great Lakes states and the Southeastern U.S. become economical sites to develop more wind energy. “Wind turbine technology has advanced in just a few decades from the Model

Since installation five years ago, availability at Sprogø has averaged over 98% year-on-year and no main components have been exchanged in the Vestas turbines.

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind wins 21-MW service contract extension in Denmark

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been awarded an extension of the service contract at the 21-megawatt (MW) Sprogø offshore wind power plant in Denmark, which is owned by A/S Storebælt. The contract extends the cooperation between MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and A/S Storebælt by three years, with the option to extend the contract for a

Virginia offshore activities map for wind energy research.

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management issues first wind research lease in Federal offshore waters

As part of the Obama Administration’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy resources and cut carbon pollution, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced today that it has executed a wind energy research lease with the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME). This is BOEM’s


USTDA to fund wind power development in Vietnam

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to the Cong Ly Construction-Trade-Tourism Company Ltd. to develop a 300-megawatt (MW) wind power project in Vietnam. The feasibility study grant will assist Cong Ly Ltd., a private sector firm that operates the only near-offshore wind project in Vietnam, in its efforts to develop a third