EDP Renewables Achieves Commercial Operation at Colorado Wind Farm

EDP Renewables North America (EDPR NA), a company that develops, constructs, owns and operates wind assets, says commercial operations have commenced at the 104 MW Crossing Trails Wind Farm.  Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, a wholesale power supply cooperative, is … Read More

Southern Power Adds Oklahoma Wind Facility to Renewable Portfolio

Southern Power, a U.S. wholesale energy provider and subsidiary of Southern Co., has acquired its 15th wind project – the 118 MW Glass Sands Wind Facility – from Steelhead Americas, Vestas’ development arm in the U.S. “We are proud to … 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

BNEF: U.S., China at Forefront of Wind Market’s Record-Setting Year

In a record-setting year, the wind market commissioned nearly 100 GW of new build in 2020. Undeterred by the coronavirus pandemic, installations grew 59% year-on-year, according to the latest data from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF). Developers commissioned some 96.3 GW … Read More

ZX Lidars Appoints White to Direct Lidar Tech

ZX Lidars, a provider of lidar products for wind energy and meteorological applications, has appointed Dr. Steven White as director of turbine-mounted lidar as the company scales in market sectors including wind turbine integrated lidar-assisted control and non-integrated lidar for … Read More

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