World’s largest offshore wind farm to pay millions after massive blackout

The world’s largest operating offshore wind farm – the Orsted-run Hornsea 1 – will pay £4.5m ($5.9m) over its part in a massive blackout that left more than a million people without power last summer. The 1.2GW Hornsea 1 off… Read moreWorld’s largest offshore wind farm to pay millions after massive blackout

Vestas breathes new life into world’s most northerly wind farm

Vestas will give a 30-year new lease of life to the world’s most northerly wind farm by repowering the Havøygavlen project deep inside the Arctic Circle – where the harsh environment was described to Recharge as an “accelerated lifetime test… Read moreVestas breathes new life into world’s most northerly wind farm

Scout Closes $210 Million Construction Financing for Indiana Wind Farm

-Construction is underway with Mortenson -Power Purchase Agreement secured with Constellation -Tax equity and construction debt secured Scout Clean Energy (“Scout”), a Colorado based renewable energy developer, owner and operator, today announced the closing of construction financing and tax equity… Read moreScout Closes $210 Million Construction Financing for Indiana Wind Farm

Mainstream picks Vestas at Chile wind farm slated to use Senvion

Mainstream Renewable Power picked Vestas to equip a 185MW wind farm in Chile that was originally due to use machines from insolvent OEM Senvion. The developer will use Vestas V117-4.2 MW turbines at the Cerro Tigre project that’s due to… Read moreMainstream picks Vestas at Chile wind farm slated to use Senvion

Grupo Mexico picks Invenergy to develpp 168MW wind farm

Mexican industrial conglomerate Grupo Mexico Infraestrutura has hired US developer Invenergy to build a 168MW wind farm in the state of Nuevo León in order to supply power to industries and corporate consumers. Total investment in the project is estimated… Read moreGrupo Mexico picks Invenergy to develpp 168MW wind farm

EU Bank lends €50m to Spanish wind farm that will power Nike

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to advance a €50m ($55m) loan towards construction of a Spanish wind complex that will sell power to sportswear giant Nike. The EIB finance will account for half the investment needed to build the… Read moreEU Bank lends €50m to Spanish wind farm that will power Nike

OHT to install foundations at world’s biggest offshore wind farm

Equinor and SSE, developers of the UK’s 3.6GW Dogger Bank complex, have chosen Norwegian vessel owner OHT as preferred contractor to install foundations on the 2.4GW Creyke Beck A&B sub-projects of what is slated to be the world’s biggest offshore… Read moreOHT to install foundations at world’s biggest offshore wind farm

AWEA applauds offshore wind farm developers for their commitment to working with Massachusetts and Rhode Island stakeholders and federal regulators

Five companies propose to coordinate uniform spacing of turbines to meet concerns of fishermen and maritime users Washington — The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) applauded the efforts of five New England offshore wind development companies who this week announced… Read moreAWEA applauds offshore wind farm developers for their commitment to working with Massachusetts and Rhode Island stakeholders and federal regulators

Oil giant Total to build ‘Nordics’ largest battery’ at wind farm

Oil supermajor Total’s energy storage unit Saft said it will build the largest lithium-ion battery system in the Nordics at a wind farm in Finland. The 5.6MW/6.6MWh storage facility will be deployed at a 21MW wind project in the Finnish… Read moreOil giant Total to build ‘Nordics’ largest battery’ at wind farm

Vestas wins order to complete New Zealand’s largest wind farm

Danish wind turbine OEM Vestas has won a 103MW engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with local electricity generator and retailer Mercury to boost the capacity of the Turitea wind farm to 222MW and thus make it New Zealand’s largest…. Read moreVestas wins order to complete New Zealand’s largest wind farm