Saturday, December 4, 2021

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

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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...

Mainstream Starts Construction of Two Wind Farms in South Africa

Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power celebrated the start of construction of two wind farms in South Africa’s Northern Cape, which have...

Vestas Receives First Order from Xcel Energy for 200-MW Project in North Dakota

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the U.S. for 100 V100-2.0 MW turbines to power the Courtenay wind power plant in...

Siemens Creates New Sales Channel for Local Onshore Wind Energy Projects

Siemens is working to build stronger ties with owners of smaller onshore wind projects — the kinds of projects where local knowledge and expertise...

Alabama PSC Approves Renewable Energy Proposal

The Alabama Public Service Commission unanimously approved a proposal by Alabama Power to secure up to 500 MW of renewable generation over the next...

SunEdison Closes $390 Million of Financing for 300 MW Wind Farm in Texas

SunEdison, Inc., the world’s largest renewable energy development company,  recently announced that it has closed financing and begun construction on one of its largest...

Wind Farm Plants To Be Built In Northern Peru

The Energy and Mines Ministry granted a temporary concession to the enterprise Countourglobal Peru, which will conduct feasibility studies for Piura region-based Almirante Grau...

Groundbreaking at North Carolina’s First Industrial-Scale Wind Farm

For the first time, wind power is lifting off in North Carolina. Govenor Pat McCrory joined business and community leaders in Elizabeth City to...

Tri Global Energy Continues To Lead Texas in Wind Energy

Tri Global Energy, a Dallas-based utility-scale renewable energy company, continues as the leading developer of wind energy projects in Texas, according to the second...

BNSF Logistics Acquires Transportation Technology Services

BNSF Logistics, LLC, an international multi-modal logistics service provider, recently announced its acquisition of Transportation Technology Services, a widely recognized leader in engineering and...

Blattner Sets North American Wind Installation Record

Blattner Energy, a power generation contractor and leading provider of renewable energy construction in North America, announced that it has more than 25,000 megawatts...

Longhorn Wind Reaches Commercial Operation

EDF Renewable Energy recently announced that the 200 MW Longhorn Wind Project in Texas reached commercial operation on May 1. The project, spanning 33,000 acres...

Alterra Taps Mortenson To Build Shannon Wind Project

Mortenson Construction’s Wind Energy Group recently announced that it entered into a contract for construction of the Shannon Wind Project located near Windthorst, Texas,...

Construction Insurer Zurich Supports U.S. Focus On Safety

A shimmering skyscraper, a world-class stadium and an expansive suspension bridge are impressive architectural achievements, but every structure comes with serious risks faced by...

EDF RE Marks Completion Of Hereford Wind Project

EDF Renewable Energy and partner BlackRock Infrastructure recently celebrated the completion of the 200 MW Hereford Wind project with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. State and...

Gamesa Selected To Build 220 MW Egyptian Project

Gamesa has signed a contract for the turnkey construction of the 220MW Gulf of El Zayt wind farm on the Egyptian Red Sea coast,...

Maximizing Wind Build Returns Through Meticulous Planning

Although the U.S. wind fleet is relatively new, rapid growth in turbine size and hub height has resulted in an evolution in the necessary...
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