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

SoCalGas Submits Hydrogen Tech Projects to U.S. Energy Department

Maryam Brown Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has submitted several research and development initiatives designed to enable low-cost, clean hydrogen to the U.S. Department of Energy’s “Earthshot” Hydrogen Program’s Request for Information (RFI). The submissions are intended to help DOE’s … Read More

North American Collaboration Focuses on Rotor Blade Technology

José Luis Blanco In addition to the Nordex Group and TPI Composites collaborating on rotor blade projects in Turkey and India, Nordex Group is also transferring the operation of its Mexican rotor blade production in Matamoros to TPI for three … Read More

Floating Wind Will Boost Canary Islands’ Share of Renewable Energy

Ocean Winds, an EDP Renewables and ENGIE joint venture specializing in offshore wind energy generation, and Spain’s DISA Group, a renewable electricity generator in the Canary Islands, are developing offshore wind farms in the Canary Islands. Their floating wind power … 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

National Grid Eyes Growth in U.S. Renewable Energy Portfolio

Alexandra Lewis National Grid’s Emerald Energy Venture LLC joint venture has secured a $150 million portfolio revolving facility, with a feature that will allow an increase to $250 million beginning in mid 2022, to support the growth of its U.S. … Read More

Idziak Named CEO of Blade Specialist GEV Wind Power US

Paul Idziak GEV Wind Power has appointed Paul Idziak CEO of GEV Wind Power US LLC, as well as named him to the board of GEV Wind Power Lab Group. Idziak is a seasoned wind energy executive with leadership experience … Read More

Gazelle Wind Power Appoints Industry Veterans to Board of Directors

Dr. Javier Cavada Gazelle Wind Power Ltd., a company specializing in hybrid floating offshore wind technologies, has named a group of policymakers, government officials, engineers and CEOs to its board of directors. The company says these industry experts will guide … Read More

IEA Tapped to Build Panorama Wind Farm

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Inc. has been awarded a contract for the Panorama Wind Farm in Colorado. Leeward Renewable Energy, a portfolio company of OMERS Infrastructure, awarded the project to IEA Constructors, a subsidiary of IEA that manages utility-scale renewable … Read More