Tagged * Windpower Engineering & Development™

Avangrid’s Midland Wind project starts spinning in Illinois

By WPED Staff Avangrid, member of the Iberdrola Group, today announced Midland Wind has achieved commercial operation. The 106-MW wind farm located in Henry County is the company’s fourth wind farm in Illinois, bringing total capacity in the state to more than 600 MW. “We are proud to have achieved this milestone with Midland Wind,…

Solar farm transformers reduce installation footprints and improve fire and environmental safety with FR3® natural ester dielectric fluid

By Ya’el McLoud Sabine Bowers As the Cargill global renewable energy leader for bioindustrial power systems, Sabine Bowers is on the forefront of the world’s energy transition. While her knowledge of sustainable energy spans all areas of renewables, she has a particular focus on the use of natural ester dielectric fluids, such as the Cargill…

Turbine bearing supplier Malloy completes warehouse expansion

By WPED Staff Malloy, a wind turbine bearings supplier, has completed phase 1 of its warehouse expansion project. This investment increases Malloy’s overall warehouse capacity by 35%. Credit: Malloy “By expanding our warehouse, we’re directly addressing the needs of our customers who rely on our bearings for smooth operations and minimal downtime,” said Cory Mittleider,…

Companies use recycled wind turbine blades in sustainable concrete designs

By WPED Staff RNWBL and Durability Engineers (DE) have received an award for the Dept. of Energy’s Wind Turbine Materials Recycling Prize. The award aims to address the environmental impact of wind turbine materials, specifically focusing on recycling solutions for fiber-reinforced composites and critical minerals. As the maintenance, repowering and retrofitting of existing wind turbine…

PivotGen to revitalize 38-MW wind project in Pennsylvania

By WPED Staff UPC Power Solutions, a joint venture between ACEN, PivotGen and UPC Solar & Wind Investments, announced today the completion of its purchase agreement with EDF Renewables North America. The closing of this agreement involves the purchase of the lessee interests in the 38-MW Chestnut Flats operating wind project located near Altoona, Pennsylvania….

Vestas to supply 1.1-GW turbine order to SunZia project

By WPED Staff Vestas has secured a firm order from Pattern Energy to power a major portion of its SunZia Wind project in New Mexico. It is Vestas’ largest order to date in the U.S. market and the largest single onshore project globally. Consisting of 242 V163-4.5 MW turbines, the 1.1-GW order is also the…

265.5-MW Goodnight 1 project to soon come online in Texas

By WPED Staff Credit: Serena The Goodnight 1 wind project in Armstrong County, Texas, will soon begin operations. The project is the first for developer Serena in the ERCOT market. Goodnight 1 boasts a 265.5-MW installed capacity, and its 59 turbines supplied by Vestas are fully assembled and undergoing final commissioning. The project is expected…

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