Category Archives: Wind Energy

Reading Wind Facility in Kansas is Operational

published: 2020-06-24 10:00 | editor | category: News
Southern Power, a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider and subsidiary of Southern Company, today announced that the 200-megawatt (MW) Reading Wind Facility in Osage and Lyon Counties, Kansas, is now operational. Image by Free-Ph...  more

Siemens’ Largest 14MW Wind Turbines Confirmed for Hailong Wind Farm, with Production Commencing in Taiwan in 2024

published: 2020-06-12 12:30 | editor | category: News
Siemens Gamesa announced its largest 14MW offshore wind turbine in the world last week, and commented subsequently on its production and installation in Taiwan. The company announced the latest schedule today, and the planning disclosed that the 14MW wind turbines will be installed at the Taichung assembly plant in 2024 before the establishment at the Hailong 300MW wind farm in 2025. ...  more

EDF Renewables, Enbridge and wpd Start Construction of the Fécamp Offshore Wind Farm

published: 2020-06-03 16:30 | editor | category: News
 EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of the EDF Group, Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) (NYSE:ENB), a leading energy infrastructure company in North America, and wpd, a European renewable energy company, announced today the launch of the Fécamp offshore wind farm following the finalization of investment agreements between the consortium and its financial partners during the weekend.   ...  more

Scout Clean Energy Completes Construction of 180 MW Heart of Texas Wind Farm

published: 2020-06-03 10:00 | editor | category: News
Scout Clean Energy ("Scout"), a Colorado based renewable energy developer, owner and operator, has completed construction and successfully closed tax equity funding for the 180 MW Heart of Texas Wind Farm ("HTX") located in McCulloch County, Texas. Scout is a portfolio company of Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners ("Quinbrook"). ...  more

Wind Turbine Blade Recycling has "Tons" of Potential

published: 2020-05-29 11:00 | editor | category: News
EPRI Report Points to R&D in Promising Technologies and Solutions. The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), in collaboration with the American Composite Manufacturers Association (ACMA), addresses scientific questions related to recycling millions of tons of wind turbine blades that would otherwise end up in landfills, in a recently published report. ...  more

Southern Power acquires Beech Ridge II Wind Facility

published: 2020-05-28 4:00 | editor | category: News
Southern Power, a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider and subsidiary of Southern Company, today announced the acquisition of its 13th wind project — the 56-megawatt (MW) Beech Ridge II Wind Facility — from Invenergy, a leading ...  more

Surging 11% Growth in the Worldwide Wind Turbine Bearing Industry to 2024 - Latest Trends and Drivers

published: 2020-05-21 10:00 | editor | category: News
The "Global Wind Turbine Bearing Market 2020-2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The wind turbine bearing market is poised to grow by $ 7.22 billion during 2020-2024 progressing at a CAGR of 11% during the forecast period. The reports on wind turbine bearing market provides a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis covering around 25 vendors. ...  more

Wind Farm in Northwest Missouri Begins Commercial Operation

published: 2020-05-19 14:00 | editor | category: News
Tenaska Clear Creek Energy Center, a 242-megawatt (MW) wind farm in northwest Missouri, is now fully operational. The facility achieved commercial operation on Monday, May 4. Located north of Maryville in Nodaway County, Tenaska Clear Creek is comprised of 111 Vestas turbines across approximately 31,000 acres. ...  more