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WINDPOWER 2017 Closes with an Eye on 2020

American wind power’s future growth will be driven by a diverse range of customers and trends. Leaders representing a corporate purchaser, deregulated utility, a public utility commissioner, and a wind developer, discussed a few of those trends...

Alterra Power Signs Revenue Contract for Flat Top Project

Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) is pleased to announce the signing, via a wholly-owned project subsidiary, of a 13-year power hedge agreement with an affiliate of Citi for its 200 MW Flat Top wind project. Alterra expects the financing and...

Xcel Energy CEO: Wind Energy Saves Customers Billions while Maintaining the Grid’s Reliability

One of the nation’s leading utilities integrating wind energy onto its system reaffirmed on the second day of WINDPOWER 2017 that wind helps sustain grid reliability while saving its consumers money. Addressing over 7,000 attendees, Xcel...

Wind Energy O&M Market Set to Grow to $15bn Globally

With 52.4 GW of new onshore capacity installed, 472GW of installed capacity globally, and an ageing fleet, the importance of O&M continues to grow. However, the market is not purely driven by new installations as research shows promising signs...

2017 WRISE Honors Announced at WINDPOWER 2017

The winners of the Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (formerly WoWE) Awards were announced at the annual luncheon held at AWEA's WINDPOWER 2017 Conference in Anaheim, CA. The awards put the spotlight on professionals at the...

Invenergy Selects GE Renewable Energy for 300 MW Wind Farm In Texas

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) announced a commitment to provide Invenergy, North America’s largest independent, privately held clean energy provider, with 120 GE2.5-116 90-meter turbines for the Santa Rita wind farm in Reagan County, Texas. The...

Siemens Gamesa Delivers Wind Turbines for Four Onshore Projects in Germany with a Total Capacity of 50MW

Proven direct-drive technology is being deployed in new Onshore projects in Schleswig-Holstein, Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt, for which Siemens Gamesa will deliver 16 wind turbines with a total capacity of 50.6 megawatts (MW). Individualized...

MHI Vestas Celebrates Opening of Nobelwind Offshore Wind Park in Belgium

MHI Vestas was in Oostende, Belgium to inaugurate Nobelwind and celebrate the successful deployment of 50 offshore turbines in the park. The turbines, positioned 47 km off the coast of Belgium, will provide enough renewable energy to power more...

DONG Energy Enters an Agreement to Divest its Upstream Oil and Gas Business to INEOS

DONG Energy has agreed to divest the entire share capital of DONG E&P A/S to INEOS for an unconditional payment of USD 1,050 million (DKK 7.0 billion) on a cash and debt free basis, a contingent payment of USD 150 million (DKK 1.0 billion)...

Sonoma Clean Power Adds Wind to Energy Sourcing

Sonoma Clean Power broke ground on a project that will update an existing wind power facility and bring more wind power in-state. The Golden Hills North Wind Facility, in the western central valley community of Tracy, will remove 283 30-year-old...

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