VCE: Wind Generation Exceeds Expectations During Winter Storm Uri

During recent Winter Storm Uri, natural gas had the highest outage rate of all of Texas’s generation types – in excess of 25,000 MW at peak for several days, according to a recently released white paper from Vibrant Clean Energy … Read More

Invenergy Completes Construction Financing for 999 MW Oklahoma Wind Farm

Invenergy, a privately held global developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions, has completed construction financing for the 999 MW Traverse Wind Energy Center. Located in Custer, Blaine, and Kingfisher Counties, Okla., Traverse is the largest of three wind energy … Read More

EIB Co-Finances Construction of French Offshore Wind Farm

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a €350 million credit line to a consortium made up of EDF Renouvelables, Enbridge and wpd to co-finance the construction of a wind farm off the coast of Courseulles-sur-Mer in France. This financing … Read More

Nucor Secures VPPA with Orsted for Texas Wind Farm

Nucor Corp., a manufacturer of steel and steel products, has signed a 10-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with Ørsted Onshore North America LLC for 100 MW from the company’s Western Trail wind farm in north Texas.  This is Nucor’s … Read More

Vestas Tops GWEC List of World’s Largest Turbine Suppliers

Vestas, a Danish manufacturer, seller, installer and servicer of wind turbines, holds the title as the world’s largest supplier of wind turbines in 2020 across onshore and offshore wind, with new installations in 32 markets last year, according to the … Read More

World Wind & Solar Adds Turbine O&M Service to Company Offerings

World Wind & Solar (WWS), a provider of operations and maintenance services for utility-scale wind and energy storage system (ESS) assets, says it is expanding its service offering with the addition of A & A Wind Pros Inc., an Oklahoma-based … Read More

BayWa Upgrades to Latest OneView Asset Management Solution

BayWa r.e. Wind LLC, a developer, owner and operator of wind parks across the U.S., has upgraded its system to the latest generation of OneView, an independent solution for renewable asset management, while adding its newest project Amadeus, located in Texas, … Read More

Greelink Nevada Renewable Energy Initiative Receives PUCN Approval

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) has approved moving forward on NV Energy’s Greenlink Nevada transmission and renewable energy initiative. NV Energy says Greenlink Nevada will transform the state’s clean energy landscape by tapping into resource-rich renewable energy zones … Read More

NIPSCO, EDP Renewables Finalize Long-Term PPA for Indiana Wind Project

Miguel Prado EDP Renewables North America LLC and Northern Indiana Public Service Co. LLC (NIPSCO) have executed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) for an Indiana wind energy project.  The PPA will enable the construction of the 204 MW Indiana … Read More

Oregon Representative Introduces Bill to Develop Floating Offshore Wind

Rep. David Brock Smith, R-Ore., has introduced a bill to the Oregon Legislative Assembly calling for the development of 3 GW of commercial-scale floating offshore wind energy within federal waters off of Oregon’s coast by 2030. In addition, the bill … Read More