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Wind power is the conversion of wind energy into a useful form of energy, such as wind turbines, windmills, windpumps. The total amount of economically extractable power available from the wind is considerably more than present human power use from all sources.(Wikipedia)

Senvion debuts new 2.3MW turbine in Chile – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlySenvion debuts new 2.3MW turbine in ChileWindpower MonthlyThe manufacturer will provide 89 of its 2.3MW turbines with rotor diameters of 130 metres – the first model in its 2.XM platform – for the Cabo Leones II project, which is part of a 500MW wind cluster. Installation will begin at the Huasco province …Senvion inks conditional turbine deal for 205-MW project in ChileRenewables Nowall 6 news articles »

Chinese province runs on renewables for 216 hours – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyChinese province runs on renewables for 216 hoursWindpower MonthlyAccording to Goldwind, the Qinghai Electric Power Company monitored hydro, wind and solar resources using “short and ultra-short term power forecasts” to prioritise the clean energy generation to maximise consumption. The province utility used a new …

Suzlon’s earnings, installations hit by auction shift – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlySuzlon’s earnings, installations hit by auction shiftWindpower MonthlyHowever, Suzlon claimed it has the “largest backlog in the Indian wind industry” — 1,134MW in firm orders and more than 700MW in framework agreements for which the power purchase agreement has been signed. JP Chalasani, CEO of Suzlon, explained …and more »

Envision buys Nissan’s battery business – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyEnvision buys Nissan’s battery businessWindpower MonthlyThe turbine manufacturer intends to integrate its Internet of Things (IoT) operating system EnOS — which connects more than 50 million devices used for wind, solar and energy storage — to use clean energy in these batteries, it stated. Nissan’s …and more »

Blockchain facility to be powered by wind – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyBlockchain facility to be powered by windWindpower MonthlyBrookstone acquired the rights to develop the site — which has average wind speeds over 10m/s — when it bought developer AM Wind early 2018. Soluna will use the wind energy to power computing centres it will build alongside dedicated to …

New Facebook wind power deal – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyNew Facebook wind power dealWindpower MonthlyFacebook will purchase the output from 139MW of the 200MW Headwaters II project in Randolph county, Indiana. The deal will last 15 years. Mark Zuckerberg’s company is looking to power its global operations with renewables. In March, Facebook …Facebook inks long-term power purchase agreement for wind energy produced in IndianaCNBCall 2 news articles »

Innergex to buy out JV partner in Québec – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyInnergex to buy out JV partner in QuébecWindpower MonthlyThe developer was in a joint venture (JV) with energy infrastructure company TransCanada, which had built five wind farms with a combined capacity of 589.5MW. It has now agreed to buy TransCanada’s 62.5% stake in the 109.5MW Baie-des-Sables, …TransCanada profit drops, sells stake in Cartier wind powerReutersTransCanada reports mixed Q2 results; sells Cartier wind energy for C$630MSeeking AlphaInnergex to buy TransCanada’s stake in five Cartier wind farmsPower TechnologyCTV News -Financial Post -Nasdaqall 45 news articles »

Suzlon CEO charts overseas re-entrance – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlySuzlon CEO charts overseas re-entranceWindpower MonthlyINDIA: On top of the burgeoning domestic market, the CEO of manufacturer Suzlon is once again turning his eyes to other regions. Suzlon CEO JP Chalasani. Like other major OEMs, Suz…

JM Smucker Co signs wind power agreement as it embraces renewables – CNBC

CNBCJM Smucker Co signs wind power agreement as it embraces renewablesCNBCThe J.M. Smucker Co. is going big on renewable energy, entering into what it describes as a “long-term power purchase agreement” with wind and solar power developer Lincoln Clean Energy. Under the agreement, Smucker will purchase 60 megawatts of …Smucker’s to get energy from Wayne County wind farmSioux City Journalall 4 news articles »

Senvion to install first 4.2MW prototype – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlySenvion to install first 4.2MW prototypeWindpower MonthlySenvion unveiled two 4.2MW models at the Windpower 2018 event in Chicago in May 2018. The manufacturer described the 4.2M140 and 4.2M148 models as direct evolutions of its 3MW series, as being “highly modular”, and designed to lower transport, …

Are High Oil Prices Starting To Hurt Wind Power? – Forbes

ForbesAre High Oil Prices Starting To Hurt Wind Power?ForbesLast Thursday, the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) dealt what turned out to be the final blow (see video Item 4) to the Wind Catcher Wind Project, which, had it been built, would hav…

AEP Cancels Nation’s Largest Wind Farm: 3 Challenges Wind Catcher Faced – InsideClimate News

InsideClimate NewsAEP Cancels Nation’s Largest Wind Farm: 3 Challenges Wind Catcher FacedInsideClimate NewsAmerican Electric Power last week abandoned its plan to build the largest wind farm in the United States, a victim of a complex mix of political, regulatory and market challenges. The giant utility company gave up after the Texas Public Utility …AEP cancels planned Wind Catcher wind farm after regulator denialElectric Light & PowerSWEPCO wind farm canceledTexarkana GazetteSWEPCO pulls the plug on wind farmMinden Press-Heraldall 6 news articles »

Icebreaker Windpower wins an OK from Ohio EPA – Crain’s Cleveland Business

Crain’s Cleveland BusinessIcebreaker Windpower wins an OK from Ohio EPACrain’s Cleveland BusinessThe Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has given the Icebreaker Windpower project the thumbs up. Approval allows the energy project proposed for Lake Erie to move forward toward implementation. “The Ohio EPA water quality certificate means that …Lake Erie wind power project receives clean water certification by Ohio EPAcleveland.comall 2 news articles »

Tri Global Energy’s wind project construction hits record high – Windpower Engineering (press release)

Energy Digital – Energy News, Magazine and WebsiteTri Global Energy’s wind project construction hits record highWindpower Engineering (press release)The most recent industry report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) shows Dallas-based Tri Global Energy heading up 17% of total U.S. wind-farm construction activity with a project development total of 3,621 MW. This represents a record …US wind power surpasses 90GW for Q2 2018Energy Digital – Energy News, Magazine and WebsiteRecord amount of wind energy under construction, second quarter analysis findsDaily Energy InsiderTri Global Energy Wind Project Construction Reaches Record HighEnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)all 6 news articles »

E.on to own 86.2% of Innogy – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyE.on to own 86.2% of InnogyWindpower MonthlyThis will make RWE one of Germany’s largest power generators, while E.on will become one of the nation’s premier utility and grid operators. The takeover still requires regulatory approvals. E.on said it “does not expect completion before mid-2019”.and more »

Lekela completes Senegal financing – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyLekela completes Senegal financingWindpower MonthlyThe developer, a subsidiary of investment firm Actis and a Mainstream Renewable Power-led consortium, said construction on the west Africa project — Senegal’s first utility-scale wind power site — is due to begin shortly. A total of 46 3.45MW …Financial close for Senegal’s first utility-scale wind farm announcedESI AfricaLekela reaches fin close on 158.7-MW wind project in SenegalRenewables NowLekela banks 159MW in SenegalreNewsall 5 news articles »