Monthly Archives: August 2017

Starwood Energy sells its minority interest in two wind farms

  Starwood Energy Group Global, LLC (Starwood Energy) sold 49% of its interest in the Horse Creek And Electra wind farms both located in Texas. The two wind farms are identical and have a rated capacity of roughly 230MW while … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on August 31, 2017 |

Aquila Capital purchases Danish wind farm

  Aquila Capital has acquired a wind farm located Kappel on Lolland in Denmark with a total capacity of 25MW, bringing all their wind energy investments to more than 1000MW worldwide.   The Danish wind farm consists of seven Vestas … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on August 29, 2017 |

Vestas announces 424MW wind farm in Mexico

  Vestas has recently announced an order from Zumia Energía for 123 of their V136-3.45MW turbines for a wind farm to be located in Tamaulipas, Mexico.   According to the announcement, ‘the contract includes supply, installation, and commissioning of the … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on August 24, 2017 |

Senvion installs the first prototype of their 3.4MW wind turbine

  Senvion has recently installed its first prototype of their 3.4M140 EBC model wind turbine with a 3.4MW capacity.   This particular wind turbine can power 3,000 households annually and is made specifically for sites with low wind (mountainous and … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on August 22, 2017 |

Vestas receives a 99MW wind power project from China’s Datang

  Vestas China received an order from Datang for a 99MW wind power project for the Shandianhe project in Guyuan County of northern China’s Hebei Province.   The project will include 45 V110-2.0MW wind turbines and the Power Optimised Mode which … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on August 17, 2017 |

DOE releases 2016 distributed wind energy report

  The US Department of Energy has just released its wind energy market reports for 2016, including technologies, offshore and distributed wind.   Some of the highlights of the distributed wind report include a total estimated capacity of 1.4GW in … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on August 15, 2017 |

Austin Energy signs agreement for Gulf Coast wind farm

  Austin Energy has recently signed an agreement with Oregon-based Avangrid Renewables to purchase electricity from a 200MW wind farm located in Texas.   The project will produce enough electricity to power 54,000 households once it becomes operational by 2019, … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on August 10, 2017 |

WPPI Energy buys output from Invenergy wind farm

  Output from Invenergy’s Bishop Hill III wind farm, located in Henry County, IL, has been purchased by WPPI Energy.   The 132MW project is scheduled to be operational by summer 2018 and is expected to create over 150 jobs … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on August 8, 2017 |

AWEA announces 40% increase in wind energy development in Q2

  The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) released its latest U.S. Wind Industry Market Report for the second quarter of 2017 which showed a 40% increase in wind development.   A total of 29 wind energy projects were either starting … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on August 3, 2017 |

SWEPCO plans large wind energy project

  Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) is seeking approval on a large wind energy project from regulators in Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas.   The project would consist of 1400MW and provide 6 million MWh of wind energy to their customers … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on August 1, 2017 |