Monday, February 24, 2020

Construction

O&M Takes Center Stage in Mortenson’s New Wind Energy Study

The wind energy industry looks to be making a major shift, according to data in Mortenson’s new Renewable Energy Leadership Series study, “The 40-Year...

Company Spotlight: Wanzek Construction, Inc.

With global expenditures for wind turbine operations and maintenance rising due to an increasing number of installations and aging turbines, higher attention is being...

Xcel Energy Boosts Eastern Panhandle Power Grid

Xcel Energy completed a major high-voltage transmission project in Gray and Wheeler counties in the eastern Texas Panhandle that will help sustain industrial development...

Dong Energy Reaches Agreement with the Crown Estate for Hornsea Zone

Dong Energy has reached an agreement with the Crown Estate, an independent commercial business created by the an Act of Parliament in the United...

BLM Issues Environmental Assessment for Phase I Wind Turbine Development for CCSM Project

The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Rawlins Field Office has released the second of two environmental assessments, along with a draft “Finding of No...

Clean Line Energy To Provide Low-Cost Renewable Energy to Tallahassee

Clean Line Energy recently announced an agreement with Tallahassee, Florida, that states the city’s intention to purchase up to 50 MW of low-cost wind...

Transmission Upgrades Deliver Substantial Value to Southwest Power Pool Members

The construction of electric transmission upgrades in the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) from 2012 to 2014 resulted in more than $240 million in fuel...

Dong Energy To Build New Record-Sized Offshore Wind Farm

With a capacity of 1.2 GW, the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the U.K. will be the world’s first offshore wind farm...

ABS Group To Provide Certification and Design Verifications for Offshore Scotland Wind Farm

ABS Group Ltd., a leading provider of project certification and quality assurance services for offshore wind assets based in Houston, Texas, has received a...

First Reserve Acquires Mariah North Wind Power Project in the Texas Panhandle

First Reserve, one of the largest global private equity and infrastructure investment firms exclusively focused on energy, recently announced the procurement of the Mariah...

Acciona Energy Renews U.S. Investments with 93-MW Texas Wind Farm

Acciona Energy began construction work on the 93-MW San Roman Wind Farm, which is located near the southeast coast of Texas. It is the...

Pattern Energy Completes 150-MW Amazon Wind Farm in Indiana

Pattern Energy Group Inc. recently announced that construction has been completed for the 150-MW Amazon Wind Farm Fowler Ridge in Benton County, Indiana, and...

Invenergy Announces Start of Commercial Operation for Prairie Breeze II Wind Energy Center

Invenergy Wind LLC recently announced the completion of construction and the start of commercial operation of its Prairie Breeze II Wind Energy Center in...

Block Island Wind Farm Caps Off Successful First Offshore Construction Season

The first offshore construction season is now complete in the U.S. for the nation’s first offshore wind farm with all five steel jacket foundations...

Duke Energy Renewables Blows into Oklahoma with 200-MW Wind Project

Duke Energy Renewables recently announced that it is planning to build a large-scale wind power project in Oklahoma, the company’s first renewables project in...

Acciona Windpower To Supply Turbines for Building Energy’s First U.S. Wind Project

Acciona Windpower, an Acciona group subsidiary dedicated to the design, manufacture, and sale of wind turbines, has completed a turbine supply agreement with Building...

Iowa State Engineers Test Taller Wind Turbine Towers Made from Precast Concrete

Hydraulic equipment in two civil engineering labs recently pushed and pulled at test sections of a new kind of wind turbine tower, simulating the...

Consortium Plans To Build Floating Offshore Wind Farm in Portugal

EDP Renewables (EDPR), Mitsubishi Corporation (through its subsidiary Diamond Generating Europe), Chiyoda Corporation (through its subsidiary Chiyoda Generating Europe), Engie, and Repsol recently announced...

CONSTRUCTION

2016 Wind Systems Buyer's Guide - Construction

Apex Clean Energy Secures $216 Million Construction Loan for Grant Wind Project

Apex Clean Energy, an independent renewable energy company, recently announced that it has reached the financial close of a $216 million construction loan for...
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