Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Acheives First-Generation

RWE, a German multinational energy company, says it has taken a significant step towards achieving full power at its Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm with the first-generation of electricity.  The generation milestone follows the successful delivery of onshore and offshore … Read More

Offshore Wind Sector Will Require Threefold Increase in Workforce

Demand for offshore wind staff will triple by the end of the decade, surging to 868,000 full-time jobs from an estimated 297,000 in 2020. The hiring spree will already be visible in the middle of the decade as job demand … Read More

Vestas Consolidates Colorado Footprint, Cuts 450 Workers

Vestas, a Danish manufacturer, seller, installer and servicer of wind turbines, says it is consolidating its footprint in Colorado to reflect lower near-term market demand, strengthen its service and construction setup, and improve efficiency.  With the consolidation, Vestas is supporting … Read More

Vestas Unveils 15 MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Vestas has introduced its V236-15.0 MW offshore wind turbine.  Vestas says the V236-15.0 MW will harness the optimum design synergies from existing turbine platforms, such as the 9 MW and EnVentus platforms, and expand the industrialization of turbine design through … Read More

Vestas commissions its first-ever intertidal wind turbine

Vestas has commissioned its first-ever intertidal wind turbine at Bac Phuong JSC’s wind farm in Vietnam. Last year, Vestas won a contract to supply 13 V150-4.2 MW turbines for the second phase of Bac Phuong JSC’s Dong Hai 1 intertidal … Read More

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

EDF Renewables’ Merricourt Wind Achieves Commerical Operation

EDF Renewables North America, an independent power producer and service provider, says the 150 MW Merricourt Wind Project achieved commercial operation and has been turned over to Otter Tail Power Co., a subsidiary of Otter Tail Corp. EDF Renewables developed … Read More

RWE Wraps Up Cranell Wind Farm’s Tax Equity Financing

RWE Renewables, a global renewable energy company, has completed the successful tax equity financing of its 220 MW Cranell Onshore Wind Farm in Refugio County, Texas. The company secured tax equity financing with JPM Capital Corp. upon the Cranell project … Read More

Nobles 2 Wind Farm Achieves Commercial Operation

The Nobles 2 wind farm, a 250 MW facility in southwest Minnesota, has achieved commercial operation. “From day one, local leaders, landowners and the community have been open and receptive to wind development,” says Jerry Crouse, vice chairman and CEO … Read More

Xcel Energy Powers On New Mexico Wind Project

The Sagamore Wind Project, located in Roosevelt County, N.M., has been completed and is expected to save Xcel Energy’s New Mexico and Texas customers $110 million annually. “This is a major accomplishment not only for Xcel Energy but also for … Read More