Diamond WTG Engineering & Services secures long-term maintenance & services agreement for Texas wind farm

Diamond WTG Engineering & Services, a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Brazos Wind Ventures, inked a long-term service agreement for the 16-MW Brazos Wind Project located near Fluvanna, Texas. The Brazos Wind Project is jointly owned by Shell Wind Energy and Mitsui & Co. (collectively “Brazos”). The eight-year agreement underscores the confidence in

ACCIONA Energy begins construction of a 93-MW wind farm in Texas

ACCIONA Energy has started construction work on the 93-MW San Roman Wind Farm, located near the southeast coast of Texas. It is the eighth wind farm owned by the company in the U.S., bringing ACCIONA’s US wind-power capacity to 721 MW. The project was acquired by ACCIONA Energy from developer Pioneer Green Energy. Located in

Invenergy completes project financing for Texas’ Gunsight Wind Energy Center

Invenergy Wind announced that it has arranged debt and tax equity project financing for its Gunsight Wind Energy Center, which currently is under construction in Howard County, Texas. The facility will have the capacity to generate approximately 120 MW of clean power from 67 GE 1.79-MW turbines. The New York branch of Cooperative Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank

SWiFT Restart Technical Review Committee Meeting

The SWiFT Facility passed a critical milestone towards a complete restart of operations with the approval to re-mount rotors and complete the commissioning.

A wind-generation record in the Lone Star State

Editor’s note: The following discussion on wind power’s success in the state of Texas was compiled by Karl Cates, IEEFA’s director of media relations, and Seth Feaster, an IEEFA data consultant. The IEEFA (Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis) conducts research and analyses on financial and economic issues related to energy and the environment. The original posting

Renewable energy still growing: Investment fuels an adolescent sector, but growing pains to sting

We expect high investment in renewable energy through 2020, but the path forward will be rockier than that of the past decade as policymakers turn to more discipline to protect the public purse.

A few benefits of investing in the wind industry

Specialist companies such as Endurance Wind Power can help with financing, as well as alternative options such as land-rental income from a turbine owned and installed by Endurance and multi-unit investments.

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