Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Clemson Center Named Top Energy Construction Project

The Clemson University SCE&G Energy Innovation Center, located in North Charleston, South Carolina, recently was named Best of the Best construction projects in the...

MidAmerican’s Wind IX Project In Iowa Gains State Approval

The Iowa Utilities Board recently issued an Order on Rehearing approving MidAmerican Energy Company’s proposed Wind IX Iowa electric generation project of up to...

Crane Training Program Targets Rigging Fundamentals

As part of its effort to educate crane industry professionals, Konecranes is offers a rigging fundamentals course through its New Berlin, Wisconsin-based Konecranes Training...

Minnesota Power completes fourth phase of Bison project

Minnesota Power has completed commissioning on the latest phase of its Bison Wind Energy Center. The 205-MW expansion makes it the largest wind farm...

MidAmerican energy completes construction

MidAmerican Energy Company has completed work on four of the five wind farms that make up its 1,050-megawatt Wind VIII project — the largest...

Samsung and Pattern Energy inaugurate Ontario project

Ontario’s newest wind facility is now up and running. Samsung Renewable Energy, Inc. (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group Inc. recently announced that the Grand...

Crew Overcomes Terrain Challenges at Turbine Install

“From the factory to the work site – putting a crane to work can’t get any faster than that,” said Frank Strempel, who is...

Construction Underway at EDF EN Project in Quebec

Following the Government of Québec issuance of the decree authorizing the construction and operation of Mont-Rothery, EDF EN Canada Inc., a subsidiary of EDF...

Department of the Interior Issues Transmission Right-of-Way for Deepwater Wind Offshore Project

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Acting Director Walter Cruickshank recently announced that BOEM has offered a right-of-way...

Mortenson Completes Windthorst II for OwnEnergy

OwnEnergy and Mortenson Construction recently announced the completion of construction on the Windthorst II Wind Farm located in Windthorst, Texas, approximately 110 miles northwest...

Duke Energy To Build Fifth Phase Of Los Vientos Project In Texas

Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, recently announced it will build, own and operate a 110 MW wind power project,...

OSHA, National Safety Council Renew Alliance To Address Worker Safety Issues

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and National Safety Council this week renewed their alliance to work together to protect the health and safety...

Gamesa Concludes Turnkey Construction Of Its First Wind Farm In Chile

Gamesa has concluded turnkey construction of its first wind farm in Chile — the 36 MW San Pedro Chiloé wind farm — for the...

Nordex To Build 37.5 MW Orla Wind Farm In Poland

Wind turbine manufacturer Nordex has been awarded a contract for the delivery and installation of nine turbines from its N100/2500 series. This constitutes the...

Minnesota Power, Duluth Port Reach Wind Shipment Milestone

Minnesota Power and the Duluth Port reached a supply chain milestone recently as the 15th ship bearing wind generation equipment destined for a Minnesota...

EDF-RE Reaches Commercial Operation On Spinning Spur II In Texas Panhandle

EDF Renewable Energy recently announced that the 161 MW Spinning Spur II Wind Project in Texas has reached commercial operation. The company further announced...

RES Americas Closes $508 Million In Construction Loans

RES Americas, has reached financial close of a $222 million construction loan for the 150 MW Border Winds Project in Rolette County, North Dakota,...

Pattern Energy reaches full commercial operation of Chile’s largest wind project

Expanding its commercial operations into Chile, Pattern Energy Group Inc. has announced that the 115 MW El Arrayán Wind project has completed construction and...

Gamesa to build and supply a 54 MW wind project in the Philippines

Gamesa has reinforced its presence in the Philippines thanks to a new turnkey contract for the construction, supply and installation of a 54 MW...

CASE STUDY: Building One of Chile’s Largest Wind Farms in Three Months

Wind energy has come a long way in Chile since the first wind farm was inaugurated in 2001, the Alto Baguales, a three-turbine farm...
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