Wind farm

East Raymond reaches commercial operation as RWE U.S. 27th onshore wind farm

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 1:30pm

RWE Renewables' East Raymond (Raymond) facility, a 200-megawatt (MW) onshore wind farm located in Willacy and Cameron counties, Texas,has achieved commercial operation.

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  • RWE Renewables' East Raymond (Raymond) facility, a 200-megawatt (MW) onshore wind farm located in Willacy and Cameron counties, Texas,has achieved commercial operation.
  • "We're excited to announce our 27th onshore wind farm in the U.S. and our eighth project on the Texas Coast,"said Silvia Ortin, Chief Operating Officer North America.
  • "The Raymond Wind Farm in South Texascoming online brings us closer to meeting our climate protection goals adopted by the Austin City Council and championed by our customers."
  • North America is one of the focus markets of RWE, with a strong development pipeline in the renewables business.

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. Secures $45 Million Wind Construction Contract in Illinois

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. (NASDAQ: IEA) (IEA or the Company), a leading infrastructure construction company with renewable energy and specialty civil expertise, today announced that the Company has been awarded a $45 million wind construction contract for the Shady Oaks II Wind Farm in Illinois.

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  • INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. (NASDAQ: IEA) (IEA or the Company), a leading infrastructure construction company with renewable energy and specialty civil expertise, today announced that the Company has been awarded a $45 million wind construction contract for the Shady Oaks II Wind Farm in Illinois.
  • The award is for the construction of a 118 megawatt utility-scale wind farm in Lee County, Illinois.
  • Algonquin is a global leader in renewable energy, and IEA is honored to support them on their latest wind construction project in Illinois, said Chris Hanson, IEAs Executive Vice President of Renewable Energy.
  • Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. is a leading infrastructure construction company with renewable energy and specialty civil expertise.

Boralex announces the closing of the acquisition of Aeolis Wind Power Corporation's equity interests in the Moose Lake Wind Farm in British Columbia

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 3:00pm

MONTREAL, Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -Boralex Inc. ("Boralex" or the "Corporation") (TSX: BLX) announces the closing of a transaction to redeem the minority shares of its partner, Aeolis Wind Power Corporation ("Aeolis"), in the Moose Lake Wind Farm in British Columbia.

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  • MONTREAL, Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -Boralex Inc. ("Boralex" or the "Corporation") (TSX: BLX) announces the closing of a transaction to redeem the minority shares of its partner, Aeolis Wind Power Corporation ("Aeolis"), in the Moose Lake Wind Farm in British Columbia.
  • The Moose Lake Wind Farm is located in Peace River, British Columbia.
  • It consists of four wind turbines with an installed capacity of 15MW and was commissioned in 2019.
  • Boralex develops, builds and operates renewable energy power facilities in Canada, France, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Global Offshore Wind Market to 2024: Rising Penetration of Offshore Wind Power / Improvement in Capacity Factor / Rising Renewable Energy Consumption / Growing Numbers of Offshore Wind Farms

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 8:00pm

The global offshore wind market is expected to record a value of US$51.75 billion in 2024, increasing at a CAGR of 14.21%, for the duration spanning 2020-2024.

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  • The global offshore wind market is expected to record a value of US$51.75 billion in 2024, increasing at a CAGR of 14.21%, for the duration spanning 2020-2024.
  • The factors such as rising penetration of offshore wind power, growing electricity demand, improvement in capacity factor, rising renewable energy consumption and an escalating number of offshore wind farms would drive the growth of the market.
  • A few notable trends may include decline in installation cost, increasing R&D spending on energy sector and the evolution of offshore wind turbines.
  • The global offshore wind sector has been very lucrative over the past few years due to the consistent upgradation in the cutting-edge offshore wind farm technology.

DGAP-News: Nordex SE: Swedish utility Jämtkraft and Persson Invest awarded Nordex Group an order for 131 MW in December 2020

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 7:01am

At the end of last year, the Nordex Group received an order for its N163/5.X turbines of the Delta4000 series about 131 MW in Sweden.

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  • At the end of last year, the Nordex Group received an order for its N163/5.X turbines of the Delta4000 series about 131 MW in Sweden.
  • The utility Jmtkraft and its partner Persson Invest ordered 23 turbines from the Nordex Group for the "Hocksjn" wind farm.
  • As of 2022, Jmtkraft and Persson Invest will add a great portion of their 100% renewable energy from wind", says Patxi Landa, CSO of the Nordex Group.
  • Jmtkraft is Swedish energy utility that offers sustainable energy solutions within electricity trading, energy production, electricity grid and district heating.

Global Offshore Wind (Equipment, Installation & Turbine Services) Market Insights & Forecast 2020-2024 with Potential Impact of COVID-19 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 1:17pm

The "Global Offshore Wind Market (Equipment, Installation & Turbine Services): Insights & Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2020-2024)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Global Offshore Wind Market (Equipment, Installation & Turbine Services): Insights & Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2020-2024)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global offshore wind market is expected to record a value of US$51.75 billion in 2024, increasing at a CAGR of 14.21%, for the duration spanning 2020-2024.
  • The factors such as rising penetration of offshore wind power, growing electricity demand, improvement in capacity factor, rising renewable energy consumption and an escalating number of offshore wind farms would drive the growth of the market.
  • The global offshore wind sector has been very lucrative over the past few years due to the consistent upgradation in the cutting-edge offshore wind farm technology.

DGAP-News: Energiekontor concludes power purchase agreements (PPAs) for existing wind farms

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 7:01am

Energiekontor provides operational management services for wind farms and solar parks with a nominal output of more than 1 GW.

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  • Energiekontor provides operational management services for wind farms and solar parks with a nominal output of more than 1 GW.
  • In future, the electricity generated will be remunerated on the basis of bilateral power purchase agreements (PPAs) concluded with energy supply companies or other industrial customers.
  • In recent weeks, Energiekontor has concluded a series of PPAs for 22 existing wind farms with a total of 123 wind turbines and a total output of around 120 MW.
  • In addition, Energiekontor operates wind and solar farms with a nominal output of almost 280 megawatts in its own portfolio.

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. Secures $100 Million Wind Construction Contract in Illinois

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

The award is for the construction of a 300 megawatt (MW) utility-scale wind farm in Morgan County, Illinois.

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  • The award is for the construction of a 300 megawatt (MW) utility-scale wind farm in Morgan County, Illinois.
  • The wind industry has brought $10.9 billion in projects to Illinois, which currently has 56 wind projects and 35 wind-related manufacturing facilities.
  • IEA is proud to support Apex Clean Energy in bringing additional wind energy resources to Illinois, said JP Roehm, IEAs President and Chief Executive Officer.
  • Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. is a leading infrastructure construction company with renewable energy and specialty civil expertise.

Consumers Energy's Gratiot Farms Wind Project Now Producing Power

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 11:00am

ALMA, Mich., Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Consumers Energy announced Gratiot Farms Wind Project is operational and contributing 150 megawatts of clean, renewable energy to customers in Michigan.

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  • ALMA, Mich., Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Consumers Energy announced Gratiot Farms Wind Project is operational and contributing 150 megawatts of clean, renewable energy to customers in Michigan.
  • Gratiot Farms Wind Project went online December 16 and features 60 turbines with a 150-megawatt capacity, enough to power about 58,000 residents.
  • Consumers Energy acquired the project from Enel Green Power America, which started the development of the wind farm.
  • Combined, the three Consumers Energy wind energy parks produce enough clean, renewable energy to power about 185,600 residents.

DGAP-News: Nordex SE: wpd has placed an order with the Nordex Group for 188 MW in Finland

Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 7:01am

At the end of December 2020, the Nordex Group received another order for N163/5.X turbines in the Delta4000 series.

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  • At the end of December 2020, the Nordex Group received another order for N163/5.X turbines in the Delta4000 series.
  • wpd placed an order with the Nordex Group for 33 turbines for the 188 MW "Karhunnevankangas" project in Finland.
  • The turbines will be supplied in a project-specific operating mode of 5.7 MW, resulting in a total output for the wind farm of 188 MW.
  • Its project pipeline totals 11,300 MW of wind onshore, 7,400 MW of wind offshore and 1,150 MW of solar energy.