182 MW Maryneal Windpower Development Reaches Full Operations

Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions has started commercial operation of the 182 MW Maryneal Windpower project in Nolan County, Texas. In 2019, Sprint (now a part of T-Mobile) signed a 12-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for 173.3 MW of the … Read More

WEC Energy Group to Own Majority of Illinois Wind Project

Gale Klappa WEC Energy Group is acquiring a 90% ownership interest in the Sapphire Sky Wind Energy Center, which is a project being developed by Invenergy in McLean County, Ill. The site will consist of 64 wind turbines with a … Read More

GE and Whiffle Agreement Will Enhance Wind Energy Applications

GE Renewable Energy has entered into a joint development agreement with Whiffle, a Netherlands-based weather forecasting technology firm, for application of Whiffle’s ultra-fine atmospheric Large Eddy Simulation (LES) modeling technology to optimize GE’s wind turbine siting.  “We are pleased to … Read More

Feds Take Step Toward Transmission Reform

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANOPR) on reforms to transmission and interconnection rules for energy projects. According to FERC, the ANOPR, “Building for the Future Through Electric Regional Transmission Planning and … Read More

Vineyard Wind Cuts Ribbon on CT Base

Today, offshore wind company Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), held a ribbon cutting ceremony at its new Bridgeport, Conn., headquarters. The Park City Wind (PCW) office, located at 350 Fairfield Ave., will … Read More

LM Wind Power Blade Facility Set for Expansion

GE Renewable Energy is partnering with the governments of Canada and Québec for the expansion of its wind turbine blade facility in Gaspé, Canada – a site owned by LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business. The investments will … Read More

AECOM Tishman to Lead Buildout of New Jersey Wind Port

A rendering of the New Jersey Wind Port The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has named global firm AECOM Tishman as the construction manager for the New Jersey Wind Port project – an offshore wind manufacturing and marshalling facility … Read More

PPA Backs Wind Power to Produce Green Hydrogen in U.S.

Andy Marsh Apex Clean Energy and Plug Power have collaborated on a 345 MW wind power purchase agreement (PPA) and development services agreement for a green hydrogen production facility. The power purchased through the PPA will directly supply a new … Read More

Apex Clean Energy Working with NFWF to Support Conservation Efforts

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and Apex Clean Energy have formed a partnership to support local conservation projects across the country that benefit the communities where Apex’s utility-scale renewable energy projects are located. For each new wind and … Read More

Leeward Closes Financing for Aragonne Repower and Aragonne Mesa Wind Projects

Leeward Renewable Energy LLC has closed construction financing and secured tax equity commitments for the repowering of Leeward’s 90 MW Aragonne Wind project and the construction of the new 145 MW Aragonne Mesa Wind project. Wells Fargo served as coordination … Read More