Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions’ 182-MW Texas wind project reaches commercial operation

Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions commenced commercial operation of its 182-MW Maryneal Windpower project in Nolan County, Texas. In 2019, cellular service Sprint signed a 12-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for 173.3 MW of the wind generated by the project, … Read More

Facebook and Walmart purchase power from EDP’s latest wind project in Indiana

EDP Renewables North America has reached commercial operations at the 198-MW Headwaters II Wind Farm in Randolph County, Indiana. This second phase of the wind farm joins the operational 200-MW Headwaters I Wind Farm and boosts the significant economic benefits … Read More

800-MW Vineyard Wind offshore project will be union-built

Vineyard Wind entered a project labor agreement (PLA) with Massachusetts Building Trades and local union affiliates for the construction of Vinyard Wind 1, an 800-MW offshore wind project, later this year. Copyright: Matthias Ibeler. “We are proud to work with … Read More

Leeward begins repowering, construction on 235 MW of New Mexico wind projects

Leeward Renewable Energy has closed construction financing to repower its 90-MW Aragonne Wind project and the construction of the new 145-MW Aragonne Mesa Wind project. Under a previously announced power purchase agreement with Arizona Public Service Company (APS), the projects, … Read More

NJBPU awards 2.6 GW of offshore wind contracts to Ørsted and Atlantic Shores

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities voted today to greenlight 2,658 MW of wind power off the Jersey Shore. In a unanimous vote, the Board awarded 1,510 MW of capacity to Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind and 1,148 MW to … Read More

Leeward Renewable Energy constructing 145-MW wind farm for Colorado utility

Guzman Energy and Leeward Renewable Energy have executed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for the 145-MW Panorama Wind Farm in Weld County, Colorado. The project will be Leeward’s third project in Weld County, bringing its total installed capacity in the … Read More

RWE Renewables begins construction on 240-MW Blackjack Creek Wind Farm in Texas

Blackjack Creek, a 240-MW onshore wind farm, located in Bee and Refugio counties, Texas, is under construction by RWE Renewables. The project is expected to be online in late 2021 and will be powered by 50 4.8-MW Nordex turbines, generating … Read More

Atlantic Shores, Rutgers University studying offshore wind development effects on native clam species

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind and Rutgers University launched a multi-phase modeling study in collaboration with the surfclam industry to better understand how Mid-Atlantic wind farm developments and climate change may influence the distribution and abundance of surfclams. The study will … Read More

RWE Renewables enters Ohio market with 250-MW wind farm

RWE Renewables has started commercial operation on its 250-MW onshore Scioto Ridge Wind Farm located in Hardin and Logan counties in Ohio. Scioto is powered by 75 Siemens Gamesa turbines and represents RWE’s first onshore wind project in Ohio and … Read More

Mayflower Wind offshore project finds grid connection in decommissioned coal-powered plant

Mayflower Wind and Anbaric Development Partners have signed an agreement for Mayflower Wind to use transmission assets developed by Anbaric to bring offshore wind to the Brayton Point power plant in Somerset, Massachusetts. “Mayflower Wind is committed to helping Massachusetts … Read More