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Avangrid Renewables Signs PPA with Nike for Portion of New Texas Gulf Coast Wind Farm

Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) announced that it has signed its second major wind contract with Nike, this time for 86 megawatts of Texas wind power. The power purchase agreement (PPA) will cover the remaining...

Quinbrook Acquires 223 MW Wind Power Portfolio

Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners ("Quinbrook"), a global investment manager specializing in lower carbon and renewable energy infrastructure, announced that it has acquired a 223 Megawatt (MW) operational wind power portfolio from subsidiaries...

Siemens Gamesa Awarded Two Wind Turbine Projects Totaling 330 MW of G132-3.465 MW Turbines in the U.S.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has signed two orders in the U.S. for the supply of 95 of its G132-3.465 MW wind turbines totaling 330 MW. Once both wind farms are completed, they can produce enough energy to power over 100,000 average U.S....

Cepsa and Masdar Join Forces to Expand their Renewables Businesses Internationally

Cepsa, a global energy company with more than 85 years' experience, and Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, an international leader in renewables and sustainable urban development, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore...

Siemens Gamesa Continues to Grow in China, having Signed Two New Agreements for the Supply of 96 MW

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) continues to grow in China – the world’s biggest wind market - having signed two new agreements for the supply of 96 MW: 48 MW to the Chinese utility Datang and other 48 MW to the Chinese General Nuclear...

ALLETE Clean Energy Advances Its Growth Strategy with Purchase of Safe Harbor Wind Turbines from GE

ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALLETE Inc. (NYSE: ALE), announced a 40-megawatt purchase of wind turbines from GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE). The turbines qualify for 80 percent of the Production Tax Credit (PTC) and would create...

Three Motion Industries Service Centers Become Rexnord Certified

Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, is pleased to announce that its service centers in Charleston, WV; Pensacola, FL; and Salt...

Siemens Gamesa to Supply the Turbines for Cepsa's First Ever Wind Farm

Siemens Gamesa, Spain's leading wind turbine OEM, continues to fortify its position in the country having secured a new order for the supply of the turbines for Cepsa's first ever wind farm, a project with which the Spanish energy player is...

SOCRATES Meets ZephIR as Lidar Project Sets Sail to Inform Global Warming Strategy

This month, an international team of scientists will head to the remote Southern Ocean with a ZephIR 300 wind lidar providing the project’s remote wind measurements on-board the R/V Investigator, an Australian deep-ocean research...

Quinbrook Closes $268 Million Tax Equity and Construction Financing to Build 200 MW Wind Project in Oklahoma

Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners ("Quinbrook"), a global investment manager specializing in lower carbon and renewable energy infrastructure assets and GE (NYSE: GE) announced that the Quinbrook Low Carbon Power Fund has closed construction and tax...

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Sany Electric Commissions First Wind Turbines in Texas

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