Wind Archive

25 Nov 2014

Biggest Ever Offshore Wind Energy Auction, Up To 5 Gigawatts

The Interior Department has just announced its biggest ever offshore wind energy lease, tripling the federal acreage for offshore wind energy development Biggest Ever Offshore Wind Energy Auction, Up To 5 Gigawatts was originally published on CleanTechnica.
25 Nov 2014

E.ON unveils final design for Rampion offshore wind farm in UK

E.ON has unveiled a final 400MW design for its Rampion offshore wind farm project in the UK, reducing 300MW from the original maximum capacity. CTBR – News
25 Nov 2014

⅔ of New US Electricity Capacity Was From Wind In October

Two thirds of new US electricity generation capacity were from the wind sector in October. Five wind farms, with a cumulative capacity of 547 MW, went online. There were also 102 MW of biomass and 31 of utility-scale
24 Nov 2014

Green GECCO commissions Düsdorfer Heide wind farm in Germany

Green GECCO, a joint venture (JV) between RWE Innogy and 29 German municipal utilities, has commissioned the 26MW Düsdorfer Heide onshore wind farm at Walsrode in Lower Saxony. CTBR – News
22 Nov 2014

If You’re A Wind Lover, This App Is For You

One of our readers, Francesco Paraggio, has gone and developed a cool wind farm locator app. It’s quite simple, but a lot of fun (if you’re a wind energy nerd like me, at least) and actually has a
20 Nov 2014

Fred. Olsen to develop installation strategy for Lake Erie offshore wind project in Ohio

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has joined the Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation’s (LEEDCo) team to help develop an installation strategy for the proposed 18MW offshore wind demonstration project in Ohio state waters. CTBR – News
20 Nov 2014

Gamesa wins two new wind turbine supply contracts in China

Spain-based Gamesa has secured two wind turbine supply contracts in China totaling 112MW. CTBR – News
19 Nov 2014

KKR and Temporis Capital to invest in Scotland wind farm project

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) and Temporis Capital are providing £8m in funding for the Srondoire community wind farm in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. CTBR – News
19 Nov 2014

IKEA acquires 165MW Cameron wind farm in Texas from Apex Clean Energy

Swedish furniture firm IKEA has acquired a 165MW wind farm in Cameron County, Texas, US from Apex Clean Energy. CTBR – News
18 Nov 2014

SunEdison and TerraForm Power to buy First Wind for $2.4bn

SunEdison and TerraForm Power have agreed to acquire the US-based renewable energy firm First Wind for about $ 2.4bn. CTBR – News