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

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

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

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

TWE Project Commences Initial Capacity Allocation Process

With key permits secured, labor partnerships in place and nearly all rights-of-way acquired, the TransWest Express Transmission Project (TWE Project) is commencing its initial capacity allocation process. Through an open solicitation, TransWest Express LLC is soliciting interest in the TWE … Read More

bp, Aker and Statkraft Partner to Develop Offshore Wind in Norwegian North Sea

bp, a British multinational oil and gas company, has joined Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind in a consortium bidding to develop offshore wind energy in Norway.  The partnership – in which bp, Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind will each hold … Read More

DOI Proposes Sale for New York Bight Offshore Wind Development

In support of President Joe Biden’s goal of installing 30 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030, the Department of the Interior (DOI) says it is proposing a sale for offshore wind development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in … Read More

RWE Commences Construction of Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

RWE, a German multinational energy company, has begun construction of its 1.4 GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm project, the largest project currently in construction across its entire renewables fleet. Achievement of the construction milestone is a pivotal moment for the … Read More

North Carolina Governor Issues Executive Order Highlighting Benefits of Offshore Wind

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has issued Executive Order No. 218. The executive order highlights the economic and environmental benefits of offshore wind and directs actions to help North Carolina secure jobs and economic development over the next 15 years … Read More

Xcel Energy to Purchase Repowered Minnesota Wind Project

Xcel Energy says it is moving forward with plans to purchase a repowered wind project totaling 120 MW in southwest Minnesota from ALLETE Clean Energy. Rebuilding older wind technology with newer, more efficient equipment increases the amount of energy delivered at … Read More