Onshore

US wind power capacity grid

U.S. connected 2.8 GW wind power capacity to the grid in Q2

The U.S. now has 127 GW of cumulative wind power capacity with a pipeline of 62 GW under development through 2025.
Public land renewable energy projects

BLM considers revisions to public land regulations for renewable energy

The Biden administration has started the process of revising public land regulations for renewable energy projects, a move that advocates say could cut costs for wind and solar project developers.
australia wind farm

Octopus Australia acquires 180 MW wind farm

Octopus Group has acquired the 180 MW Dulacca Wind Farm project in Queensland, Australia from RES. Vestas will supply and install the 43 wind turbines.

What a year for wind

The U.S. added 16.8 gigawatts of new wind power capacity in 2020, while project costs declined and performance improved, according to the Dept. of Energy's annual report on the industry.

Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas receives 50 MW order in Poland

Vestas will supply and install turbines at the 15 MW Podlasek and 35 MW Wólka Dobryńska projects, both with anticipated commissioning by the end of 2022.

BLM seeks public input on proposed 1,000 MW wind project in Idaho

The project would feature 400 wind turbines and up to seven new substations.
U.S. Onshore Wind Construction Costs

U.S. onshore wind construction costs declined 27% from 2013-19

Construction costs for U.S. onshore wind generators declined by 27% from 2013-2019, according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

EDP Renewables brings 180 MW wind farm online in North Texas

EDPR’s portfolio in Texas has reached 1,089 MW in operating renewable energy capacity, the company said.

EIA: Renewables will make up 23% of U.S. electric power generation next year

Electric power generated from renewable energy sources in the U.S. will rise to nearly 23% in 2022, according to short-term guidance released Tuesday by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Wind Turbine in Sky

Saudi Arabia’s first wind farm is now connected to the grid

The 400-megawatt Dumat al-Jandal wind farm – developed by EDF Renewables and Masdar – is made up of 99 wind turbines, the reports said.