Duke Energy Renewable Services has partnered with DTE Energy Company via a five-year service agreement to operate and maintain DTE’s seven wind farms, which total 400 MW. The fully operational wind projects consist of 247 1.6- and 1.7-MW GE turbines located in Gratiot, Sanilac, and Huron counties, Michigan. The projects began operation in 2013. In
With the completion of the Highland wind farm in O’Brien County and the Adams wind farm in Adams County, MidAmerican Energy has wrapped up work on two major U.S. projects. The Highland wind farm, which was placed in service on December 3, 2015, is the fifth and final piece of MidAmerican Energy’s Wind VIII project
Georgia Mountain Community Wind (GMCW) announced that its annual wind energy production exceeded expectations by more than 22%, producing more than 33,000,000 kWh of Vermont-made renewable energy in 2015. Energy production from the four-turbine project represents a 37.8% net capacity factor making it the best performing wind project in Vermont. The facility’s year-long average availability
Project developer, RES, has assisted platform design company, Hexicon, achieve its first scoping report and related submission for for the Dounreay Trì floating wind demonstration project. Dounreay Trì was created by Hexicon to demonstrate the company’s semi-submersible foundation for offshore wind power in Scotland waters. The patented technology lets the offshore platform align with the wind direction
Steelcase, Inc. recently announced a 12-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Apex Clean Energy for 25 MW of wind power. Since 2014, office and furniture manufacturer, Steelcase, has invested in renewable energy credits equivalent to 100% of its global electricity consumption. This latest investment will make up nearly half of Steelcase’s renewable energy purchases, directly support
ACCIONA Energy has closed tax-equity financing for the San Roman Wind Farm with Bank of America Merrill Lynch. ACCIONA recently acquired the San Roman Wind Farm as part of the company’s renewed focus on building renewable energy projects in the U.S. “As ACCIONA works to build new clean energy projects in the highly competitive U.S.
NJR Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV), the unregulated distributed power subsidiary of New Jersey Resources, announced the completion of its third onshore wind project, the Alexander Wind Farm. Located in Rush County, Kansas, approximately 120 miles northwest of Wichita, the $83 million project consists of 21 turbines with a total capacity of 48.3 MW. “Our investment
A number of lessons emerge from the offshore wind projects that have been attempted to date in the United States.
DONG Energy has made a final investment decision to build the giant Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm (Hornsea) in the UK. With a capacity of 1.2 GW, Hornsea will on completion be the world’s first offshore wind farm to exceed 1,000 MW in capacity and by a large margin become the world’s largest offshore
Gamesa has received a new order for the supply of 200 MW at a wind farm in the state of Coahuila, in northern Mexico. Under the terms of the agreement, Gamesa will install and commission 95 of its G114-2.1 MW turbines at this development. The turbines are slated for delivery during the first half of this year, and