Ameren Unveils Largest-Ever Expansion of Wind Generation

Ameren Corp., a U.S. power company, has established a net-zero carbon emissions goal across all its operations in Missouri and Illinois – while also unveiling its largest-ever expansion of clean solar and wind generation. The clean energy expansion is included … Read More

ZEBRA Project Sets Sights on Recyclable Wind Turbine Blades

Wind energy, both onshore and offshore, plays a critical role in the world’s transition to carbon-free energy sources. With a product lifespan of 30 years and a wind turbine recyclability rate of 85% to 90%, the wind power industry is … Read More

Greenalia Developing Four Spanish Floating Offshore Wind Projects

Greenalia, an independent power producer (IPP), has started developing four new floating offshore wind projects by filing project and environmental planning applications – in addition to the 50 MW GOFIO wind farm, which launched its permitting process earlier this year. … Read More

SRE Developing Portfolio of Offshore Wind Projects off Taiwan Coast

Swancor Renewable Energy, backed by affiliates of U.S.-based Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, says it is developing a portfolio of offshore wind projects in the northwestern territorial waters off of Miaoli County, Taiwan.  The portfolio would consist of 3 sites: Formosa 4-1, … Read More

Circle Power Executes Two PPAs with UPPCO

Circle Power, a Michigan-based renewable developer, has executed two power purchase agreements with Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Power Co. (UPPCO). Circle Power is backed by Amber Infrastructure and its U.S. parent Hunt Companies Inc. Eight wind turbines located in Houghton County, … Read More

New York Creates Office of Renewable Energy Siting

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the availability of proposed regulations that would implement the Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and Community Benefit Act.  The draft regulatory framework will dramatically speed up the siting and construction of major renewable energy projects … Read More

Vermilion Wind Commences Development in Illinois

Vermilion Wind, a 255 MW, 15,000-acre wind project – projected to be the largest in East Central Illinois – has commenced its development phase in Vermilion County. The wind development project is being led by Tri Global Energy (TGE), which … Read More

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Awarded Indiana EPC Wind Contract

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Inc., a construction company with renewable energy and specialty civil expertise, has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the build-out of a 302 MW wind farm in northern Indiana  The contract, which … Read More

Henkel Signs VPPA for New Texas Wind Farm

Henkel, a German chemical and consumer goods company, has signed a large-scale virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for new wind power in Bee County, Texas.  The agreed capacity equals 100% of the electricity demand of Henkel’s operations in the U.S., … Read More

North Carolina Hires BVG Associates to Assess Offshore Wind Potential

The North Carolina Department of Commerce has identified and hired an international consulting company to help the agency assess North Carolina’s potential as an offshore wind industry hub.  BVG Associates, headquartered near London with offices in Glasgow, Scotland, Boston, and … Read More