Monthly Archives: March 2018

Enel Green Power sells wind energy to Facebook and Adobe

  Enel Green Power has signed new wind energy power purchase agreements (PPA) with Facebook and Adobe for the output of their 320 MW Rattlesnake Creek wind farm.   The new agreement with Facebook expands upon the previous one they … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on March 29, 2018 |

NorthWestern has purchased a wind farm in Montana

  NorthWestern has purchased the Two Dot Wind Farm LLC from NJR Clean Energy Ventures for $18.5 million.   The 9.7MW project, located in central Montana, is pending approval by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, but should be passed through … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on March 27, 2018 |

Senvion wins 23.8MW wind farm contract in Japan

  Senvion has been given the contract to supply and service seven of their 3.4M104 wind turbines for the Wakami Wind Farm developed by Japan Wind Development Co., Ltd. (JWD) and Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES).   The … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on March 22, 2018 |

Suzlon installs India’s largest wind turbine

  Suzlon has installed India’s largest wind turbine with a rotor diameter of 128m and a capacity of 2.6-2.8MW.   The S128 was commissioned at the Sanganeri, site in Tamil Nadu for testing and certification by the end of 2018. … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on March 22, 2018 |

Ørsted and University of Oxford are working together for offshore wind

  Ørsted and the University of Oxford have signed a 5-year agreement for research to optimize the design of offshore wind turbine foundations.   The two organizations have partnered in the past ten years on a variety of projects, with … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on March 15, 2018 |

New technology for wind energy is used to protect eagles

  A new system called IdentiFlight is being used for the first time in the commercial operations of wind energy in an effort to prevent eagle deaths.   Duke Energy Renewables has purchased 24 of these ‘large-scale avian protection systems’ … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on March 13, 2018 |

Siemens announces offshore wind licensing in China

  Siemens Gamesa signed an agreement with Shanghai Electric to licence their SG 8.0 MW Direct Drive offshore wind turbine technology.   Shanghai Electric will have the ability to manufacture, sell and install the giant offshore wind turbines for power … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on March 8, 2018 |

GE to create the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine

  GE Renewable Energy has recently announced the creation of the world’s most powerful offshore wind farm which can generate 12MW of energy.   The Haliade-X will include an industry leading gross capacity factor of 63% and will generate 45% … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on March 6, 2018 |

Invenergy announces deal for renewable energy optimization

  Invenergy has recently announced a three year deal with NarrativeWave, an IoT software company, to optimize their renewable energy assets, including wind turbines.   The company conducted a 60-day pilot that they deemed successful at proving two specific use … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on March 1, 2018 |