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Geronimo Energy acquires 225-MW Ill. wind power project


Geronimo Energy has purchased the 225-MW Green River Wind Farm in Illinois from Mainstream Renewable Power.

FAA approval upheld for Cape Wind offshore project


The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld the FAA’s approval of the Cape Wind project.

Largest offshore wind farm photo captured from space


NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey released a photo Tuesday of a space view of the world’s largest offshore wind farm.

Global wind energy industry banks $28.1bn in investments in 2013


Global venture capital (VC) funding in the wind sector increased to $455 million in 2013, with total funding reaching $28.1 billion, according to a report from Mercom Capital Group LLC.

Canadian wind project begins commercial operation


The 99-MW Cape Scott Wind Project in Canada has entered commercial operation, according to GDF SUEZ Canada Inc. and joint venture partners Mitsui & Co. Ltd. and Fiera Axium Infrastructure Inc. The wind farm is on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

ERCOT plans more than $3.6 billion in transmission improvements


The Electric Reliability Council of Texas is planning to spend more than $3.6 billion on 16 transmission improvement projects between 2014 and 2018.

Cape Wind power project faces new lawsuit


The proposed Cape Wind offshore wind energy project faces another lawsuit from opponents who say state regulators should not have forced NSTAR to purchase energy produced by the project.

ERCOT demand increases by 2.1 percent in 2013


The Electric Reliability Council of Texas region showed a 2.1 percent increase in electric use in 2013 compared to 2012, the grid operator recently announced

AWEA announces personnel changes


The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has appointed Jana Adams senior vice president to lead its conference, membership and business development department.

Grady wind farm installs last turbine


The Grady wind farm, in New Mexico, has completed the installation of 12 turbines and now moves into finalizing details on the substation. 

Wind Turbine Maintenance: Protecting Your Investment


Wind power capacity in the U.S. has been steadily climbing recently.

Rethinking Wind Power


Once again, the federal subsidy that has driven the construction of new wind power projects in the U.S. has expired.

Basin Electric signs wind energy PPA


Renewable energy consulting firm RedWind Consulting procured a power purchase agreement between its client, Campbell County Wind Farm LLC, and Basin Electric Power Cooperative.

Maine Offshore wind project approved by PUC


In a 2-1 vote, the Maine Public Utilities Commissions approved agreement terms between the state and Maine Aqua Ventus to build two off-shore wind turbines off Monhegan Island.

Honda installs wind turbines at Ohio plant


Honda Transmission Mfg. of America Inc. has installed two wind turbines at its plant in Russells Point, Ohio.

Texas wind farm secures $75M investment from Google


Google will invest $75 million in the Panhandle 2 wind farm located in Carson County, Texas.

Four U.S.-Israel clean energy projects picked for $3.6mn funding


Four projects were selected to receive $3.6 million to address energy challenges with teams of U.S. and Israeli entities.

PPA signed for wind energy project in Missouri


Element Power U.S. LLC signed a power purchase agreement with KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations for a 200 MW wind energy project to be built in Missouri.

Hawaiian Electric to build 50-MW biomass energy project at US Army site


Hawaiian Electric Co. (HECO) filed an environmental impact statement preparation notice to build a 50-MW biofuel power project at a U.S. Army site in Honolulu, Oahu.

Alstom Power to supply wind turbines for 80-MW wind energy project in Texas


Alstom Power has entered into an agreement to supply 4 ECO110 and 25 ECO122 wind turbines and provide 10 years of service and maintenance for the 80 MW Fiber Winds Energy project near Lorenzo and Ralls, Texas.