Southern Power powers on 200-MW Reading Wind Facility

Southern Power announced that the 200-MW Reading Wind Facility in Osage and Lyon Counties, Kansas, is now operational. This project, Southern Power’s 11th wind facility, is the first to be validated as a carbon offset project under the Verified Carbon Standard Program... read more

Enel Green Power expanding Cimarron Bend Wind Farm by 199 MW

Enel Green Power started construction on the 199-MW expansion of the Cimarron Bend wind farm in Clark County, Kansas. The expansion, consisting of 74 turbines, will increase the wind farm’s capacity to 599 MW from the current 400 MW, making it the largest wind farm in... read more

Onshore Wind dominates Latest Italian Energy Tender

The 500MW round was slightly undersubscribed, with wind and solar developers entering 423.5MW of projects. Wind projects with a combined capacity of 405.9MW secured contracts, according to state agency Gestore dei Servizi Energetici (GSE) — less than the 495MW awarded... read more

COVID-19: Denmark pauses Climate Legislation

Germany takes pragmatic approach on auctions Onshore wind auctions will continue to take place as planned despite the Coronavirus crisis, and bidders will be informed if they have been successful or not, said Germany’s energy agency Bundesnetzagentur (BNA). But... read more

Decarbonisation needs ‘More Strategic Approach’

The European Commission has called for a new Industrial Forum to be set up by September 2020, bringing together experts and policymakers to share knowledge that could be considered when preparing regulatory frameworks, availability of financing and trade defence... read more

SGRE set to Debut 200-Metre Rotor Turbine

The Danish developer named SGRE as preferred supplier for its 242MW Gode Wind 3 and 900MW Borkum Riffgrund 3 projects in the North Sea, which are expected online in 2024 and 2025 respectively. It is the first time SGRE has been contracted for a turbine with a... read more

WindEurope challenges EC to retain Manufacturing in Europe

Jobs within turbine manufacturing and the wider supply chain have fluctuated with the growth of the industry. But OEMs have come under increasing price pressures and are beginning to look to cheaper markets to produce the hardware for the industry. WindEurope claimed... read more

Surging US Wind build Tests Super-Size Transport Limits

U.S. turbine suppliers must navigate a shortage of specialized trailer drivers in the fourth quarter of 2020 as record demand combines with growing dimensions, experts told New Energy Update. U.S. wind project partners face a severe test of resources in the last... read more