Tag: wind farm

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Dominion lowers cost estimates for power from offshore wind farm, seeks possible partner

November 6, 2023

Via: Utility Dive

“Dominion’s framework may be somewhat more appealing for an investor to potentially become a part owner of the project,” said Mike Doyle, a senior equity analyst for utilities at Edward Jones. However, Doyle said he was surprised to see Dominion’s […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

EDP Renewables upgrades US wind farm with 2MW turbines

January 26, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

The company said 73 of Blue Canyon II’s 84 turbines were repowered, along with each turbine’s nacelle, blades and top tower section. The turbines were upgraded from V80 1.8 MW machines to V110 2 MW machines from Vestas. One of […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Winds of Change Revitalize West Texas

September 1, 2021

Via: PowerMag

The plains of West Texas for years have been featured as the backdrop for numerous Hollywood movies, whether the plot centered around the region’s oil wells, its cattle ranches, high school football or dusty baseball fields, all with sweeping vistas […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Biden Administration approves 800MW Vineyard offshore wind farm

May 12, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

This final major federal approval from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will enable the developers to begin construction later this year. Avangrid said the approval represents the beginning of an energy transition in New England where clean power […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

GE Renewable Energy wins 209MW Australian turbine contract

August 4, 2020

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The wind farm will use 38 GE Cypress 5.5-158 wind turbines and will generate enough renewable energy to offset 500,000 tons of carbon emissions annually, said GE. The project supports the Victorian renewable energy target of 40% by 2025. According […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

New Nebraska wind farm to significantly boost wind power

July 18, 2017

Via: American Infrastructure

A new wind farm in northeast Nebraska is expected to boost wind power to about 40 percent of the Omaha Public Power District’s electricity generation by the end of 2019. OPPD President Tim Burke told the utility’s board of directors […]