Monthly Archives: June 2017

ABB doubles the voltage levels of their wind turbine transformer

  ABB announced their latest innovation with transformer technology with a 66kV transformer that fits into the tower base of offshore wind turbines.   What this means for offshore wind is a significant reduction in losses making wind turbines more … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on June 29, 2017 |

A new kite renewable energy system secures £2M investment

  A new renewable energy system from Kite Power Systems (KPS) has secured a £2M investment from Scottish Investment Bank (SIB).   KPS has their latest prototype, a 500kW generating kite, at Kellwood Engineering in Dumfries where the investment was … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on June 27, 2017 |

NextEra subsidiary purchases 80MW wind energy project in Texas

  Tri Global Energy will divest interest in the 80MW Fiber Winds Energy Project, located in Texas, to a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Lorenzo Wind.   NextEra signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Xcel Energy back in March to … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on June 22, 2017 |

Ontario wind farm inaugurated on Global Wind Day

  A wind farm located in Niagara region was inaugurated on Global Wind Day, (June 15) as part of celebrations between Boralex, ENERCON, and the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation.   According to the press release, the 230MW project … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on June 20, 2017 |

Access Power to receive grant funding from USTDA for wind power project

  The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has granted funding to Access Power for a 130MW wind power project to be located in Zambia.   According to the press release, the $275 million wind farm will generate around 500 … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on June 15, 2017 |

Vestas to supply a 48MW wind farm in Greece

  Vestas received an order to supply the latest 48MW wind farm in Greece.   The project will include 24, V100-2.0 MW wind turbines to be located in the region of Aitoloakarnania in western Greece, and expected to be delivered … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on June 13, 2017 |

Duke Energy celebrates 200MW wind energy project

Duke Energy Renewables celebrated the grand opening of their 200MW Frontier wind energy project, located near Blackwell, Oklahoma.   The wind farm is composed of sixty-one Vestas V126 wind turbines each at 3.3MW capacity. It is the first wind energy … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on June 8, 2017 |

Siemens Gamesa to supply offshore wind farm in Germany

  Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded a 112MW wind farm, EnBW Albatros, in addition to their previously awarded 497MW Hohe See offshore wind power-plant. Both projects will be installed starting in Spring 2018 and located in the German … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on June 6, 2017 |

GE Renewable selected by Invenergy for cyber security of wind farms

  GE Renewable Energy has signed a cybersecurity agreement with Invenergy to protect all its wind farms, including the option of adding more wind turbines to the existing agreement in future.   According to the press release, the wind turbines … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on June 1, 2017 |