Monthly Archives: August 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 |