Consumers Energy starts operation of Cross Winds Energy Park II in Michigan

Consumers Energy announced that Cross Winds Energy Park II in Tuscola County’s Columbia Township began serving customers and contributing 44 MW of renewable energy in Michigan. “With excitement and pride, we have ‘flipped the switch’ for Phase II of our Cross Winds Energy Park to meet more of Michigan’s demand for energy with renewable wind

100 more wind turbines headed for Northern Illinois

Invenergy plans to construct about 100 turbines for a 250 MW rating, and related infrastructure across more than 100 parcels in Chenoa, Gridley, Lawndale, Lexington and Money Creek townships in Illinois, according to county records.

530-MW wind farm in Australia to be largest in S Hemisphere

SNC-Lavalin has been selected as the preferred contractor for the Stockyard Hill Wind Farm in Victoria, Australia by Goldwind Australia and has commenced early works.

EWT to start blade factory in the Netherlands

EWT, the world’s leading turbine supplier for localized energy generation, announced the start of its own rotor blade factory in Enschede, Netherlands, to guarantee the continuity of the production of its DirectWind turbines. Following EWT’s further international growth, EWT has decided to continue the production of rotor blades under own management. The new production facility will ensure continuity, independence, and

Offshore wind farm Nordsee One reaches completion on schedule & under budget

Northland Power announced that the 332-MW Nordsee One offshore wind farm achieved final completion on December 20th, 2017. The project was completed on schedule and under its total budget of EUR 1.2 billion (over $1.4 billion USD). All 54 turbines have been sending power to the grid since September 2017. Final completion marks the official

GE turbines on tallest towers in the world (178 m!) go online

The project starts with four GE wind turbines, which will produce wind power with a total nominal output of 13.6 MW.

Wood awarded contract for Europe’s largest single-site onshore wind farm

Wood has been appointed by GE Energy Financial Services and Green Investment Group Limited as the owner’s engineer on the 650-MW Markbygden ETT Onshore Wind Farm located in Swedish Lapland near the town of Piteå. The project, which comprises 179 3.63-MW GE wind turbine generators, is set to become Europe’s largest single-site onshore wind farm

Commercial operations begin at 154-MW Rock Falls Wind Project

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) announced that the 154-MW Rock Falls Wind Project has begun commercial operation. Kimberly-Clark Corporation signed an agreement earlier this year with EDF RE for 120 MW of generation which marks Kimberly-Clark’s first utility-scale use of renewable energy. Rock Falls Wind Project, located in Kay and Grant Counties in northern Oklahoma, consists of

Skullerz new cap insert turns any hat into a protective device

The cause of workplace head injuries can be divided into two basic categories: object-generated impact and worker-generated impact. While the trusty hard hat has been protecting workers from object-generated impact for decades, quality solutions to protect from the everyday bumps, bruises and bangs that workers are initiating have only recently become available. Skullerz Head Protection, offered

A chance to own your own turbine: 13 refurbished Kenetech 56/100 kW wind turbines

These Kenetech machines have been operating for 3 years since they were completely refurbished by Power Works. According to the seller, the wind turbines are in very good condition and ready to be taken down and moved.