Public Service Company of Oklahoma Issues RFPs for Renewable Energy

Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) has issued a Draft 2021 Wind PSA RFP to obtain up to 2,600 MW of wind energy resources via multiple purchase and sale agreements (PSA) for purchase of 100% equity interest in the project … Read More

Vineyard Wind Becomes First U.S. Commercial-Scale Offshore Wind Farm to Reach Financial Close

Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables subsidiary and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has achieved financial close for the company’s first project. Working with nine international and U.S.-based banks, $2.3 billion of senior debt has been raised to finance the … Read More

Siemens Gamesa Upgrades Onshore Turbine Power Output

Siemens Gamesa 5.X – 3D view (SG 5.8-155 and SG 5.8-170) Siemens Gamesa has upgraded its next-generation onshore platform, increasing power output to 6.6 MW. The new SG 6.6-155 and SG 6.6-170 turbines will now offer a higher unitary power, … Read More

RES, ZX Lidars, KK Wind Solutions Develop Retrofit Product to Improve Wind Farms

RES, a renewable energy company, alongside ZX Lidars and KK Wind Solutions, has developed a Retrofit Lidar Assisted wind farm Control System (ReLACS) to improve the performance of existing wind farms. The product will be trialed by TRIG, a British … Read More

Sulzer Schmid, ENERTRAG Betrieb Release Lightning Protection Testing Process

Sulzer Schmid and ENERTRAG Betrieb have teamed up to provide a new wind turbine blade inspection solution that integrates ENERTRAG Betrieb’s lightning protection systems (LPS) testing solution with Sulzer Schmid’s UAV technology and digital inspection platform. This innovation will enable … Read More

SWEPCO Begins Operations at Maverick Wind Farm

The second of three new wind facilities serving Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO) customers in Louisiana and Arkansas has begun commercial operation. The 287 MW Maverick facility is part of the 1,485 MW North Central Energy Facilities (NCEF) project in … Read More

GE Gains Planning Approval for UK Blade Manufacturing Plant

Rendering of the finished site GE Renewable Energy has received the official planning approval for its Teesside offshore wind blade manufacturing plant from the Local Planning Authorities in the UK. This is the first major milestone in the lead up … Read More

RWE, NTE, Havfram Participate in Norwegian Floating Offshore Wind Initiative

Three companies, RWE, NTE and Havfram, are participating in the Norwegian government’s tender process for floating offshore wind energy, which will begin later this year. Norway has ambitious climate targets: by 2030, the country aims to reduce its greenhouse gas … Read More

AEP’s Oklahoma Wind Project Launches Commercial Operations

American Electric Power‘s (AEP) 287 MW Maverick Wind Energy Center in north central Oklahoma has begun commercial operation. Located southwest of Enid, Maverick is one of three wind projects that compose the North Central Energy Facilities, which will provide 1,485 … Read More

T&T Group, Ørsted Invest in Offshore Wind Power in Vietnam

Nguyen Thi Thanh Binh, deputy general director of T&T Group, and Martin Neubert, COO and deputy group CEO of Ørsted, signed the Memorandum of Understanding on strategic collaboration on offshore wind in Vietnam. T&T Group, a multi-industry group in Vietnam … Read More