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Deutsche WindGuard Supports Energiekontor UK in the Development of First Subsidy-Free Wind Farm in the UK

Maintaining their long-standing collaboration, Deutsche WindGuard Consulting GmbH has supported Energiekontor UK in the development of the Withernwick Wind Farm Extension, which is believed to be the first subsidy-free wind farm to reach financial...

AWEA Statement on Energy Jobs for Our Heroes Act

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement endorsing the 

Vestas Receives 228 MW Order in Australia with 30-Year Service Agreement, Supporting Local Job Creation in Victoria

Vestas has received an order for the 228 MW Lal Lal Wind Farm, located in Victoria, Australia, which is owned by a partnership comprising InfraRed Capital Partners, Macquarie Capital and Northleaf Capital. The Lal Lal Wind Farm is the first project...

New $18.5 Million Offshore Wind R&D Consortium Announced by DOE

DOE has selected the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to administer an offshore wind research and development (R&D) consortium seeded with $18.5 million from DOE's Wind Energy Technologies Office. The consortium...

Vestas Secures 442 MW Order from Xcel Energy Inc.

Vestas has received an order for 442 MW of V116-2.0 MW and V110-2.0 MW turbines from Xcel Energy Inc., a national leader in wind energy. The order is part of Xcel Energy's proposed multi-state wind expansion to add 3,680 MW of new wind generation...

French Connection Enhances LOC Renewables' Wind Farm Design Offering

LOC Renewables, a part of LOC Group, the leading international marine and engineering consultancy, has announced it has acquired a 70% stake in INNOSEA, a marine energy engineering company. The acquisition will see LOC Group build out its planning...

Northleaf Capital Partners Opens Office In Melbourne, Australia, And Completes Acquisition of Stake In Lal Lal Wind Farms

Northleaf Capital Partners (Northleaf) is pleased to announce the opening of an office in Melbourne, Australia as the firm continues to expand its US$10 billion global private markets investment management platform. The announcement coincides with...

Inch Cape Completes 3-Year Wind Measurements with Lidar

Details of a novel three year project to enhance the energy assessment and revenue forecasting for the proposed Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm 15km off the Angus coast in the East of Scotland demonstrates significant benefits of adopting bespoke...

WindEnergy Hamburg, the World's Leading Expo, Presents the Greatest Range for Global Offshore

The offshore sector of the wind industry has made headlines in recent months. It has progressed rapidly, both in technical innovation and in the competitiveness of offshore energy in the electricity market. Many of the companies active in the...

Connecticut Taps First-Ever Offshore Wind Power In Clean Energy Program

The Malloy administration directed the state’s first purchase of offshore wind power, joining Connecticut with southern New England’s drive to generate wind power from the Atlantic Ocean. The state, announcing its renewable energy...

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