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...

Condition Monitoring: Working with O&Ms on Their Terms

A recent report by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) indicates that 2015 truly was a banner year for the industry as wind accounted...

Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Grows by Double Digits for Fourth Year

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) Interim CEO Stephen Pike recently announced the results of the 2015 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report, which found that...

ZF Acquires Industrial Gears and Wind Turbine Gearbox Segment from Bosch Rexroth

ZF has officially taken over the industrial gears and wind turbine gearbox business from Bosch Rexroth AG. Approximately 1,200 employees at the Witten, Beijing,...

Gamesa and CFE Sign Agreement for Wind Energy Projects in Mexico

Gamesa and the Mexican Electricity Board (the CFE for its acronym in Spanish) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the fostering of...

Pilot Hill Wind Project Closes Financing from GE and MetLife

EDF Renewable Energy’s 175-MW Pilot Hill wind project located in Kankakee and Iroquois counties in Illinois has closed structured equity financing from GE Energy...

Schneider Selects Vaisala as Global Wind Forecasting Partner

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, has signed a long-term international wind energy forecasting agreement with Vaisala, a global leader...

Romax Wins IWEF Technical Consultant of the Year

Romax Technology was recently acknowledged as Technical Consultant of the Year through an award at the Indian Wind Energy Forum held in New Delhi...

Recover Lost Energy Output with Blade Cleaning

Wind farm owners spend a great deal of time figuring out how to produce more power, make more money, lower their expenses, and achieve...

Condition Monitoring Failure Is Not an Option

One question that stands out in the wind industry is if we can revisit time-tested fundamentals and practices already proven successful in other industries...

EDF Renewable Energy Agreed To Supply Google with 201 MW of Wind Power

Google, Inc. recently announced that it has signed a deal with EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), as well as with five other renewable energy...

Turbine Owners Establish Global Peer-to-Peer Platform To Solve O&M Issues

Wind farm owners representing 12 percent of global turbine assets have founded a new peer-to-peer online platform called o2owind International, meaning owner-to-owner, dedicated to...

Siemens To Supply 126 MW to Onshore Wind Power Plants in Scotland

Siemens has been awarded orders for three onshore wind projects in Scotland, supplying up to 50,000 households in South and North Ayrshire and Lockerbie....

Xcel Energy Proposes Option for 100-Percent Renewable Energy

Xcel Energy recently proposed a new program that would allow its Minnesota customers to choose energy generated exclusively from wind and solar resources. The company...

GE Renewable Energy Signs 60 MW Wind Deal in Thailand

GE Renewable Energy recently announced it has signed a contract with Khao Kor Wind Power Co., Ltd., to supply wind turbines for the Khao...

UpWind and Suspendem Bring Vortex Generators to Canadian Market

UpWind Solutions, Inc., North America’s leading independent full-service provider for the wind industry, and Suspendem Inc., a leader in Canadian wind turbine O&M services,...

Senvion Celebrates the Commercial Operation of Its Largest Onshore Project

Senvion, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of wind turbines, recently marked the commercial operation of the Rivière-du-Moulin wind project in Quebec, Canada. With...

Enbridge Acquires 103-MW West Virginia Wind Project

Enbridge Inc. recently announced the acquisition of a 100-percent interest in the 103-MW New Creek Wind Project from EverPower Wind Holdings, LLC, an independent...

Wind Energy To Power GM’s Texas Assembly Plant

General Motors’ Arlington Assembly plant will soon be able to build up to 125,000 trucks a year using wind power from turbines whose blades...

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...