Tagged * Windpower Engineering & Development™

EDP Renewables completes 104-MW Crossing Trails Wind Farm in Colorado

By WPED Staff Commercial operations has commenced at EDP Renewables North America’s (EDPR) 104-MW Crossing Trails Wind Farm. The new wind farm is located 20 miles south of Seibert, Colorado, within Kit Carson and Cheyenne counties, and is within the service territory of Tri-State member K.C. Electric Association. Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is the…

Enel announces new wind projects, some with paired energy storage

By WPED Staff Enel Green Power North America has started construction on three new wind projects in the United States including the Ranchland wind + storage project, Alta Farms wind project and Rockhaven wind project. In addition, Enel will add a 57-MW battery storage system to the operational High Lonesome wind farm. “The American transition…

IEA to construct 200-MW Plymouth Wind Energy Center in Iowa

By WPED Staff Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives has been awarded the contract for construction of the Plymouth Wind Energy Center, valued at approximately $50 million. Invenergy, a global developer, owner, and operator of sustainable energy solutions, awarded this project to IEA Constructors, a subsidiary of IEA that manages utility-scale renewable energy and heavy civil infrastructure…

Ørsted, Eversource fund offshore wind support program at Stony Brook University

By WPED Staff Ørsted and Eversource, developers of New York’s offshore wind farm, Sunrise Wind, launched a partnership with Stony Brook University. The $5 million commitment will underwrite research initiatives specific to the advancement of offshore wind through Stony Brook’s Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center (AERTC) in connection with and funded by the Sunrise…

New AR headset provides seamless, remote collaboration for wind techs

By WPED Staff Video inhancement software company IMINT Image Intelligence AB has collaborated with RealWear, a developer of industrial-grade assisted reality connected devices for industrial applications, on new assisted reality devices for frontline workers. Under the agreement, Imint’s pioneering Vidhance software is integrated into RealWear’s flagship HMT-1 voice-controlled device – delivering stable video performance to…

Offshore monopile manufacturing facility breaks ground in New Jersey

By Kelly Pickerel Ocean Wind, a joint venture between Ørsted and PSEG and the developers of New Jersey’s first offshore wind project, and steel pipe manufacturer EEW are one step closer to opening New Jersey’s first offshore wind manufacturing facility. In December 2020, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced a $250 million investment into a…

Berkeley Lab expects wind energy costs to drop almost 50% by 2050

By WPED Staff Technology and commercial advancements are expected to continue to drive down the cost of wind energy, according to a survey led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Experts anticipate cost reductions of 17%-35% by 2035 and 37%-49% by 2050, driven by bigger and more efficient turbines, lower capital and operating costs, and other…

Industry requests larger offshore wind infrastructure budget in letter to Congress

By WPED Staff The American Clean Power Association (ACPA) and several offshore wind industry members addressed a letter to Congress requesting the Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development Program’s budget be increased to $750 million in the FY 2022 infrastructure appropriations bill. The letter cites President Joe Biden’s clean energy goals and coastal states’ goal of…

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