Category: Wind Energy

NW Missouri wind farm to supply electricity to NE Oklahoma

  A new 242 MW wind farm is nearly complete in northwest Missouri, one that will eventually supply electrical power to residents in northeast Oklahoma. The Tenaska Clear Creek Energy Center is located in Nodaway County and north of the city of Maryville. Construction is expected to be complete late this year as 111 wind …

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Texas Panhandle wind farm is sold

  A Texas Panhandle wind farm has a new owner. Tri Global Energy LLC, considered to be a leading wind developer in Texas and managers of the Changing Winds Renewable Energy Project LLC sold the wind farm to Invenergy, the world’s leading privately held developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions. The Changing Winds project …

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Nebraska to get another wind farm

The latest wind farm to be built in Nebraska will be constructed by Orsted’s U.S. onshore company Lincoln Clean Energy. The firm issued the Final Notice to Proceed on its Plum Creek wind farm in Wayne County located in the northeast part of the state. The investment decision was made by Orsted’s Board of Directors …

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Facebook signs deal for wind power from West Texas

  Facebook will be getting some of its electrical power from a Coke County, Texas wind farm. It reached a deal with ARES Infrastructure and Power strategy and Apex Clean Energy to receive power from the 525 MW Aviator Wind project located in Coke County, Texas. An additional unnamed corporate power purchase agreement for the …

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Wind farm growth reported in all 50 states

The U.S. now has more than 83,000 wind turbines in use to generate electrical power for homes and businesses in all 50 states. The U.S. Department of Energy released its annual market reports documenting data and trends in wind installations, technologies, costs, prices and performance through the end of 2018. “Onshore wind energy installation continues …

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Newest wind farm going up in eastern Colorado

  The nation’s newest wind farm will be built in eastern Colorado near the Interstate 70 city of Limon, a city whose elevation is actually higher than the mile-high city of Denver. Holy Cross Energy and Guzman Energy signed an agreement to build the 150 megawatt Arriba Wind Farm in Lincoln County where Hugo is …

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Texas Panhandle wind farms get new owner

Eight wind energy projects located north of Amarillo in the Texas Panhandle have a new owner. Chicago-based GlidePath Power Solutions, one of America’s leading independent energy storage developers, announced its acquisition of a 149 MW portfolio of wind farms in North Texas. This latest acquisition brings GlidePath’s operating portfolio to more than 445 MW, in …

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Emergency wind farm rules introduced by state regulators

New proposed emergency rules designed to protect U.S. military installations from wind farm encroachment were announced Monday by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. They require wind farm operators to make filings with the Federal Aviation Administration for any new wind towers. One new requirement forces wind farm operators to first file with the FAA then make …

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American Wind Week observed by Oklahoma wind developer

ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE , is in the middle of its biggest wind energy construction year as it celebrates this week’s American Wind Week. ALLETE Clean Energy is poised to nearly double its carbon-free wind capacity to more than 1,000 megawatts with three new wind farms under construction in 2019 …

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Southern Oklahoma wind farm operator reports 2Q increased earnings

ALLETE, Inc., the Minnesota energy company building its largest wind power site in southern Oklahoma reported this week second quarter 2019 earnings of 66 cents a share on net income of $34.2 million. The results were better than last year when the earnings were 61 cents a share on net income of $31.3 million. “We …

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