Wind Power

Britain become the second highest producer of wind generation in Europe, surpassing Spain, according to data released by EnAppSys. The new data looked at levels of European wind generation in the first 23 weeks of 2020 (January through May) and found that Britain ranked second after Germany during the period. Britain generated 12.2% of the...
Storage

Clean energy, like most industries across the globe, has faced an enormous test in resilience over the past few months. With the onset of the pandemic and the devastating effects it has had on the renewable energy industry, we’ve learned that risk can catapult to new and unexpected levels.  Risk will always exist in business....
O&M

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured a 30-year contract to provide operation and maintenance services for the 226MW Murra Warra wind farm in Victoria, Australia. The project features Senvion’s most advanced onshore turbines powered at 3.7MW with a 144-meter rotor, generating enough electricity to meet the demands of 420,000 Victorian households. Siemens Gamesa is the...
Wind Power

Colorado-based renewable energy developer, owner and operator, Scout Clean Energy, completed construction and successfully closed tax equity funding for the utility-scale 180-MW Heart of Texas Wind Farm (HTX) in McCulloch County, Texas. Scout is a portfolio company of Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners. HTX utilizes 64 of the latest generation GE 2-MW platform wind turbines and three...
Wind Power

In spite of the coronavirus pandemic and a long winter break: Vattenfall’s largest onshore wind farm, Blakliden Fäbodberget, is on schedule. In the interior of northern Sweden, Vattenfall is building its largest-to-date onshore wind farm. Its 84 turbines will be in place in 2022 and will be able to generate renewable electricity for some 220,000...
Solar

Research from Cornwall Insight’s Renewables Pipeline Tracker reveals there is ample evidence of developer appetite for future renewables investments in the UK. The research highlights the total capacity of tracked sites in the pipeline stands at 38.7GW across 845 locations. The majority of projects are classed as ‘awaiting construction’, accounting for 22.9GW of the pipeline. Lucy Dolton,...
Wind Power

Wind plant performance declines due to plant age in the U.S. can be partially managed and is influenced by policy, according to a recent study from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Currently, the U.S. is the second-largest wind power market globally, supplying 7.3% of the nation’s electricity generation in 2019. Yet, this...
Wind Power

Fina Enerji has selected GE Renewable Energy to supply 52 of its 3 MW platform onshore wind turbines for four wind farms in Turkey; Baglama, Tayakadin, Yalova and Pazarkoy. With a total capacity of 193 MW, the wind farms will produce enough clean energy to power the equivalent 195,000 homes, save about 650,000 tons of...
Wind Power

This week Avangrid Renewables said that construction has begun on 35,000 acres of state trust land for the La Joya Wind Farm in Torrance County. The project will be installed on a mix of private land and state trust land; the latter was awarded to Avangrid Renewables by Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard through an open...