Daily Archives: April 17, 2019

Vestas install 1 in 5 wind turbines in 2018, finds GWEC

By Michelle Froese The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has published the first edition of its annual Global Wind Market Development – Supply Side Data 2018. According to the report, 20,641 wind turbines were installed globally in 2018, with a combined capacity of 50,617 MW. The report finds that over half of the top 15…

A closer look at proxy generation and aggregated PPAs for wind

By Michelle Froese Ahead of A Word About Wind’s Financing Wind: North America conference in Colorado next week, major wind developers have highlighted that sellers must continue to take on key operational and basis risks to offer a more attractive product for commercial and industrial (C&I) buyers. Financing Wind: North America will take place in…

Altus Power acquires 19MW PV portfolio across US

Altus Power has acquired a multistate operating portfolio of ground-mounted solar assets located in Massachusetts, North Carolina and New Mexico. The portfolio has a combined generation capacity of 19MW. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: PV-Tech

Leeward repowers Illinois’ Mendota Hills Wind Farm

By Michelle Froese Leeward Renewable Energy has successfully completed the full-scale repowering of its Mendota Hills Wind Farm in Lee County, Illinois. The repowering of Mendota was completed on March 21, 2019. Through the construction phase of Mendota, Leeward generated about 250 jobs and will increase its contribution to Lee County in the form of…

CPS America inverters now UL-certified for rapid shutdown

By Kelsey Misbrener Tigo announced the new Underwriter Laboratories (UL) certification of its TS4 Platform Rapid Shutdown Systems (RSS) with Chint Power Solutions (CPS). The CPS inverters listed below successfully certified with Tigo’s RSS solutions: TS4-F (Fire Safety), TS4-O (Optimization) and TS4-L (Long String). Tigo is currently compatible and available with CPS and more tier…

LONGi investing US$875 million in 2020 production capacity expansion plans

Leading monocrystalline wafer producer and ‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member LONGi Green Energy Technology is planning to invest around US$875.7 million in expanding its Czochralski-based monocrystalline silicon (mono-Si) ingot and wafer capacity by 15GW, while expanding mono-Si solar cell capacity by an initial 3GW in 2020. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

Senvion secures €100m ‘breathing space’

Turbine manufacturer Senvion has agreed a €100 million loan from its existing lenders, giving the company a lifeline as it navigates its administration process. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

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