First Wind celebrates 5-year anniversary of Utah-based Milford Wind project

First Wind, an independent U.S.-based renewable energy company, recently commemorated the fifth anniversary of successful commercial operations of its Milford Wind I project, which spans Beaver and Millard Counties, Utah.  Stretching through the desert in southern Utah just outside the town of Milford, in Beaver County, Milford Wind I consists of 97 operating wind turbines

CanWEA review: Montérégie Wind Farm tour showcased Wind Energy Hub Project

A highlight of this year’s CanWEA conference took place prior to the plenary session when a large group of registrants toured The Kruger Energy Montérégie wind farm just outside of Montreal. Those who attended were given an in-depth demonstration of this 100 MW capacity wind farm. Attendees learned about how the Montérégie site generates enough

Senvion supplies turbines to 150-MW wind farm in Quebec

Senvion recently signed a contract for the delivery of its 3.2M114 Cold Climate Version type turbines to the 150 MW Mesgi’g Ugju’s’n (MU) wind farm in Quebec. This is the first time Senvion will be installing the 3.2M114, equipped with a hot-air de-icing system, on North American soil. The Senvion 3.2M114 turbines, each with a

Gamesa to deliver its first G114-2.5 MW turbines in Sweden

Gamesa, a global technology OEM in wind energy, has signed an agreement for the supply of its first G114-2.5 MW turbines. Under the terms of the agreement reached with leading international infrastructure investor and asset manager John Laing, the company will install six of this new turbine model (aggregate capacity of 15 MW) at a

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, Consolidated Edison Development partner on Nebraska wind project

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power and Consolidated Edison Development (ConEdison Development) recently announced an agreement to partner on the 75-megawatt (MW) Broken Bow II wind project in Custer County, Neb. Under the sales agreement, Sempra U.S. Gas & Power and Consolidated Edison Development holding companies will each own a 50-percent interest in the wind facility.

FoundOcean signs strategic agreement with chemicals company BASF

FoundOcean, experts in subsea grouting for the offshore energy construction industry, has signed a strategic agreement with chemicals company BASF. BASF’s MasterFlow 9500 is the only product to have obtained the Type Approval Certificate (TAC) from certifying body DNV.GL. It’s impressive, ‘fit for purpose’ properties include rapid strength build-up, even at low temperatures, supporting increased

Pattern Energy partners with Henvey Inlet Wind in 300 MW project

Pattern Energy Group LP has announced it has entered into a joint venture partnership with Henvey Inlet First Nation to jointly develop, own, and operate the 300 MW Henvey Inlet Wind project that will be built in Parry SoundDistrict, Ontario. Pattern Development will own a 50% joint venture interest in the project, which has a 20-year Power

First Wind closes financing on second project in Texas with MUFG

First Wind, an independent U.S.-based renewable energy company, announced that it has obtained $254 million in financing for its South Plains Wind project in Floyd County, Texas.  With financing successfully in place, First Wind was able to advance its second renewable energy project in Texas by finalizing an order with Vestas for 100 V100 turbines

Schneider Electric Weather has released its Winter Weather Outlook and the snapshot is…

Schneider Electric Weather provides prediction services geared to energy providers that outlines for their customers, and  the general public, the intensity of forthcoming storms. The forecasts are specific, down to taking into account the foliage on the trees and the projected impact of snow, wind, and ice storms on the surroundings. Here are a few

First Wind announces opening applications for sixth year scholarship program

The 2015 First Wind Scholars program will offer 16 one-time scholarships of $3,000 and one renewable $5,000 scholarship to high school seniors residing in host communities. First Wind, an independent U.S.-based renewable energy company, announced today that applications are now open and available online for its annual 2015 scholarship program.  First Wind Scholars, now in