Wind Power

Engineering, procurement and construction firm Mortenson has started working to erect turbines at the 240-MW Pryor Mountain Wind project near Bridger, Montana. Mortenson is contracted to do the work for West Coast utility Pacificorp. The project will consist of four GE turbines and 110 Vestas turbines. “We are delighted to be working with PacifiCorp to...
Wind Power

The Carbon Trust has released the latest summary findings from the Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP). The Floating Wind Joint Industry Project – Phase II summary report, outlines floating wind technology challenges prioritized by developers to accelerate the commercialization of floating wind. The findings summarize the work undertaken as part of phase two of the Floating...
Microgrids

Cummins has installed one of its lean-burn gas generators for a microgrid project at an Australian gold mine. The company’s nine QSV91G gas generators will operate as a part of EDL’s hybrid renewable energy microgrid at Gold Fields’ Agnew gold mine in the western part of the nation. Two QSK60 gensets will provide additional power...
Storage

Today, Ingeteam said that Scottish Power Renewables, Iberdrola’s subsidiary in the UK,  awarded it a contract to supply equipment for Iberdrola’s biggest ever lithium-ion battery storage system. The project will provide back-up for the UK’s biggest on-shore wind farm, the 539-MW Whitelee wind farm near Glasgow. The storage capacity of the Ingeteam system will be...
Wind Power

The Nature Conservancy has released a first-of-its-kind analysis identifying the most promising places in the Central U.S. to develop wind energy that avoid conflicts with habitats and wildlife. The associated map, called Site Wind Right, is available online for power purchasers, utilities, companies, state agencies, and municipalities to help build new wind projects faster, at lower cost.