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wpd Surprised About Announcement of New Government of Ontario

The announcement from the new Minister of Consumer Services and Government House Leader Todd Smith that the White Pines wind farm project will be abandoned effective on 10 July 2018 comes as an unmatched surprise to wpd. “Trust in the rule of law...

Governor Cuomo Announces Plan Directing the Procurement of Approximately 800 MW of Offshore Wind to Jumpstart Industry

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the New York State Public Service Commission has set a course for the state's first procurements of offshore wind to support New York's goal of 2,400 megawatts of new offshore wind generation by 2030, enough...

Cancelling Ontario Wind Project Could Cost Over $100 Million

Cancelling an eastern Ontario green energy project that has been under development for nearly a decade could cost more than $100 million, the president of the company said, warning that the dispute could be headed to the courts. Ontario's...

ABB Wins $150 Million Order for World's Biggest Offshore Wind Farm

ABB has won orders worth over $150 million from Danish energy company, Ørsted (previously Dong Energy), to supply a range of technologies that will help integrate and transmit renewable wind energy from Hornsea Project Two, slated to be the...

Empire District to Close Asbury Power Plant and Switch to Wind Farms to Generate Power

The Missouri Public Service Commission voted to allow Liberty Utilities - Empire District Electric to move forward with various regulatory measures to add wind energy to its sources of power.A switch by...

MCE Signs PPA with BayWa r.e. for Approximately 101 MW Wind Farm in California

MCE and BayWa r.e. Wind, LLC announced that they have entered into a long-term power purchase agreement for 100% of the output of the Strauss Wind Project. The project is expected to provide clean energy for over 24,000 homes and save an estimated...

Senvion Signs a Second Agreement for 50 MW with Total Eren

Senvion announced a new firm agreement, which includes the supply and delivery of another 14 Senvion 3.6M114 turbines in Argentina. The "Malaspina" project is the second full Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) deal with Total Eren,...

Siemens Gamesa to Install Two Large Onshore Wind Farm Projects in South Africa

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply two wind farms in South Africa including 109 units of onshore wind turbines. The SWT-2.3-108 turbine will each feature a rated capacity of 2.3 MW and a 108 meters diameter rotor.  While the...

WindEnergy Hamburg - Cost Efficiency A Key Driver: WindEnergy Hamburg to Showcase Optimsed Products and Solutions for Success in Global Competition

In recent years, increasing pressure to drive down wind turbine manufacturing prices has spurred enormous advances in technology. For example, turbine and rotor sizes have grown at an impressive speed, and many other innovations have enabled...

Developers Missing Opportunities To Maximise Returns In Wind Monitoring - Dulas

Dulas, a leading renewable energy consultancy, has highlighted how wind investors and developers can maximise their financial returns through better-informed decision-making and deployment of wind monitoring technologies during project development....

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