Wind Power News

First major US offshore wind farm delayed by government

Bloomberg News Editors August 12, 2019 The Trump administration cast the fate of the nation’s first major offshore wind farm into doubt by extending an environmental review for the $2.8 billion Vineyard Wind project off Massac...

IEA, EDF unit to build 300 MW wind farm in Nebraska

Jeff Postelwait August 6, 2019

The project award is valued at about $98 million, according to IEA, and will be able to power up to 115,000 average homes

Energy industry mourns the death of Global Wind Energy Council’s Steve Sawyer

Jennifer Runyon July 31, 2019 Steve Sawyer, 63, Senior Policy Advisor and former Secretary General of the Global Wind Energy Council, passed away on July 31, 2019 of a sudden and aggressive lung cancer.

Foreign firms look to make India a global wind turbine export hub

Bloomberg News Editors July 30, 2019 Global wind turbine makers are expanding manufacturing capacity in India to boost exports from the South Asian nation even as the country’s domestic industry faces headwinds.

Saudi Arabia set to build first wind farm

July 26, 2019 Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest oil exporter, is poised to start generating wind power within three years as part of an effort to harness renewable energy to cut local demand for fossil...

Lincoln Clean Energy: Texas' Lockett Wind project commercially operational

Rod Walton July 25, 2019

The Lockett Wind farm in Wilbarger has the potential to generate more than 700,000 MWh of renewable energy per year, enough to power the equivalent of 70,000 homes. 

AEP units looking to invest $2B in 1,500 MW of Oklahoma wind projects

July 17, 2019

The projects include a 999-MW wind facility being built north of Weatherford, a 287-MW wind facility being built southwest of Enid, and a 199-MW facility being built south of Alva. They a...

GE Renewable Energy wins order for 138 MW windfarm in Turkey

Kelvin Ross July 10, 2019

A 138 MW windfarm in Turkey is to be powered by 27 turbines from GE Renewable Energy.

China drops electricity subsidy price for offshore wind power

Liu Yuanyuan July 1, 2019 China’s National Development and Reform Commission (the NDRC) issued a Circular on Policies of Improving the Electricity Price for On-Grid Wind Power (the Circular) at the end of May 2019...

Builder of Saudi Aramco oil rigs plans to expand into wind power

Bloomberg News Editors June 28, 2019 An Abu Dhabi-based company that builds drilling platforms for oil giant Saudi Aramco plans to diversify into renewable energy by supplying gear for offshore wind farms.

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