Friday, December 9, 2022

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...

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...

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...

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...

juwi Wind Chooses H.B. White Canada As EPC Contractor For Community Wind Farms In...

The wind energy projects, have been developed by juwi Wind Services Canada, on behalf of the project’s community and institutional owners. The selection was...

AWEA Report: Record Wind Farm Projects Under Construction

Wind energy continued its forward march in 2013 as an ever-growing piece of the mainstream U.S. electricity mix, with a record number of projects...

Construction Event Attracts Nearly 130,000 While Setting Exhibit And Education Records

The future on display as global industry showcase spotlights new product innovations, technologyCONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2014 took center stage in Las Vegas March 4–8...

Proving Out A New Method For Installing Offshore Wind Turbines

The traditional method of installing offshore wind turbines is to assemble the entire three-blade rotor assembly onshore and then use a large ship to...

Profile: Imperial Crane

Ron Selby compares the multiple departments that comprise Imperial to the assorted components of a crane.“There are a multitude of components required to put...

Rules of the game: Assessing and assigning project risks

Wind construction projects typically begin with a contract between the owner and the general contractor.  This engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract establishes the...

The two most important construction tasks that every wind project owner needs to know

Every wind construction project has unique characteristics and challenges, but success ultimately depends upon the timely completion of two important tasks that typically occur...

Successful project road design and construction requires keen attention to geographic and environmental variables

With the exception of a handful of southeastern states, virtually every state in the country has a wind farm. Often overshadowed by the electrical...

Proper contingency planning can help minimize risks

Among the many responsibilities of the wind energy project balance of plant (BOP) contractor, few are as important as risk management.  The BOP contractor’s...
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