RWE Commissions Oklahoma, Texas Wind Farms

RWE, a company that develops, owns and operates renewable energy projects, has commissioned two new onshore wind farms with a total installed capacity of 348 MW.  The Boiling Springs wind farm was constructed with a capacity of 148 MW in … Read More

World Invests Record Amount in Decarbonization Efforts

The world has committed a record $501.3 billion to decarbonization in 2020, beating the previous year by 9% despite the economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to recent energy transition investment analysis compiled by BloombergNEF (BNEF), Bloomberg’s primary … Read More

Algonquin Awards IEA with Shady Oaks Construction Contract

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Inc. (IEA), an infrastructure construction company with renewable energy and specialty civil expertise, has been awarded a $45 million wind construction contract for the Shady Oaks II Wind Farm in Illinois.  Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp., … Read More

The Detective Work Behind Wind Energy

Surveying for wind energy project development takes more than simply using a GPS unit or assembling geographic information system mapping data. When it comes to locating all-important section corners on remote project sites that might span 50,000 acres or more, … Read More

Avangrid Renewables Completes Commisioning of South Dakota Wind Farm

Avangrid Renewables LLC, a subsidiary of AVANGRID Inc., has completed the commissioning of its 154.8 MW Tatanka Ridge Wind Farm. The facility’s 56 wind turbines are located in Deuel County, S.D. The facility is owned by Tatanka Ridge Wind LLC, … Read More

DOE: Funding Available to Support Offshore Wind Development

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) says it is funding up to $14.5 million for environmental research to support U.S. offshore wind development.  This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) will support regionally-focused, coordinated research efforts to increase understanding of the environmental … Read More

Ameren Missouri Closes on Second Wind Energy Center

Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corp., has closed on the acquisition of the company’s second wind energy center, a 300 MW project located in northwest Missouri.  Renewable energy from the facility is already reaching customers, even as construction continues … Read More

ENGIE Touts Strong 2020 Renewable Additions

ENGIE North America says it added nearly 2 GW of renewable energy to the U.S. in 2020 as part of its commitment to deliver 9 GW of renewable energy capacity globally between 2019 and 2021. ENGIE says the six grid-scale … Read More

New York Doubles Offshore Wind Procurement via Equinor Contracts

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York has entered two new state contracts to procure 2,490 MW of offshore wind from Equinor Wind U.S. via the Empire Wind II and Beacon Wind projects, effectively doubling the state’s offshore wind power procurement … Read More

Consumers Energy Powers On Michigan Wind Farm

Consumers Energy, Michigan’s largest energy provider, says its Gratiot Farms Wind Project is operational and contributing 150 MW of renewable energy to customers in Michigan. “We are excited to have completed construction and bring Gratiot Farms online to serve customers,” … Read More