Logan’s Gap Wind Facility in Texas is now fully operational

Pattern Energy Group held a grand opening ceremony this week to dedicate its new 200-MW Logan’s Gap Wind facility in Comanche County, Texas. Now operating at full capacity, Logan’s Gap Wind will create enough clean energy to power 50,000 homes in Texas each year. “Presently, the majority of the revenue collected by Comanche County comes

Procter & Gamble plans to run its facilities on 100% wind power

Procter & Gamble (P&G) announced plans to meet its electricity demands with a long-term vision of using 100% wind power. The company serves nearly five billion people around the world with its brands, including Tide and Dawn. The wind-powered goal is now possible because of a partnership with EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), which will see a

Spinning Spur 3 wind project reaches commercial operation

EDF Renewable Energy recently announced that the 194-MW Spinning Spur 3 Wind Project located in Texas reached commercial operation three months ahead of schedule. The clean electricity generated from the Spinning Spur 3 Wind Project will be provided to two municipal utilities, Georgetown Utility Systems and Garland Power & Light, under long-term Power Purchase Agreements. ​The

One Wind secures service contract for 165-MW Texas wind farm

Eon WindElectric, a Canadian-based wind farm Independent Service Provider, has rebranded its corporate identity, including adopting a new company name: One Wind. This new identity was developed to reflect the company’s focus, growth, and expanding presence in the United States. One Wind has secured its first major service contract in the U.S. and will supply

Pattern Energy’s 200-MW Logan’s Gap Wind Facility in Texas starts operation

Expanding its operations in Texas, Pattern Energy Group announced that its 200-MW Logan’s Gap Wind facility in Comanche County, Texas, has completed construction and is fully operational. Some project highlights include a long-term power purchase agreement with Walmart and a portfolio now comprises 15 operating wind facilities and one construction project. “Logan’s Gap Wind is our

Pattern Energy acquires remaining capacity in 283-MW Gulf Wind-power Facility

Pattern Energy Group announced it has completed the acquisition of the remaining 170-megawatt (MW) ownership interests in the 283-MW Gulf Wind-power Facility in Kenedy County, Texas from Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) and MetLife Capital LP. “We now own 100% of Gulf Wind, which is located in a unique site on the Gulf Coast

Milestones reached with completion of Los Vientos III wind power project

One hundred spinning turbines near the Rio Grande in Starr County, Texas, mark a major achievement for Duke Energy and its customer, Austin Energy. “The Los Vientos III Windpower Project achieving commercial operation represents a significant milestone for Duke Energy Renewables, as we now have more than 2,000 megawatts of renewable energy in production,” said

The Wind Coalition’s statement on passage of Texas Senate Bill 931

The Texas Senate has passed Senate Bill 931 by Senator Troy Fraser. The bill would end the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) and would end the Texas Public Utility Commission’s discretionary authority under the Competitive Renewable Energy Zones (CREZ) program. Jeff Clark, Executive Director of The Wind Coalition, released a statement in response to the

Dow accelerates sustainability with new wind farm agreement for Texas facility

As a part of Dow’s Energy Plan and its Sustainability Goals, The Dow Chemical Company has taken another step towards reducing its own carbon “footprint.” Marking milestone progress, Dow’s Energy business has signed a long-term agreement with a new wind farm, currently under development in South Texas by a subsidiary of Bordas Wind Energy, LLC,

RES Americas announces commercial operation of 110-MW Texas wind project

Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc., a leader in the development, engineering, and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in North America, recently announced commercial operation of the Keechi Wind Project in Jack County, Texas. Construction of the 110-megawatt (MW) Keechi Wind Project commenced in December 2013, and commercial operation began on January