Industry News

Ørsted Acquires Ford County Wind in Illinois from Ares
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 16

Ørsted is acquiring Ford County Wind, a 121 MW onshore wind farm in Ford County, Ill., from funds managed by Ares Management Corp.’s infrastructure opportunities strategy. The wind farm is located in Midwest Independent System Operator’s (MISO) territory, further strengthening Ørsted’s presence in the region. Ørsted acquired the 302 MW


REV Contracts with BayWa r.e. to Manage 13 Solar Assets Across Six States
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  May 16

BayWa r.e. has entered into 10-year agreements with REV Renewables to provide operations and maintenance (O&M) services to 13 existing solar power plants in the ISO New England and PJM Interconnection territories, including sites in Vermont, Ohio, North Carolina, Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey. Launched in 2021, BayWa r.e. Operation Services


Ørsted to acquire 121MW wind farm in Illinois
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  May 16


RWE enters Netherlands' offshore wind tender
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  May 16

German energy firm RWE joins list of offshore heavyweights competing in the Netherlands’ latest tender


N.C. Co-op Line Crews Stabilize Driver After Witnessing Head-On Crash
Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  |  May 16

South River EMC line crews credit the co-op’s safety training for helping them rescue a motorist seriously injured in a head-on collision near Fayetteville, North Carolina. At far right is Seth Lambert, the victim’s brother-in-law. (Photo By: David Larson/South River EMC) In the tight-knit communities served by electric cooperatives, there’s often


ScottishPower Renewables’ East Anglia offshore wind hub faces court challenge
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  May 16

Local campaign group seeks judicial review of government’s decision to approve 1.7GW of the 3.1GW development


Spearmint Launches as New Renewable Energy Development Platform
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  May 16

Spearmint Energy has its new business and platform for battery and solar project development, energy storage offtake, and renewables power trading. The company is aligned with the objectives of the Paris Climate accord to achieve Net Zero by 2050 by improving overall power grid resiliency. Founded by energy industry veteran Andrew


Strong wind and power prices boost European Energy's Q1 profits
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  May 16


Vestas Debuts V163-4.5 MW Turbine Focused on Low, Medium Wind Speeds
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 16

Vestas has introduced the new V163-4.5 MW wind turbine, expanding the company’s 4 MW platform and offering superior wind park performance in medium- to low-wind conditions. The V163-4.5 MW features an 18% increase in swept area and delivers up to 10% higher annual energy production (AEP) at park level compared to


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Vestas Debuts V163-4.5 MW Turbine Focused on Low, Medium Wind Speeds
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 16

RWE’s Hollandse Kust Proposal Includes Environmental R&D, Support Concepts
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 16

Ørsted Acquires Ford County Wind in Illinois from Ares
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 16

GE’s Renewable Energy Digital Solutions Optimize Wind Asset Management
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 16

RWE’s Hollandse Kust Proposal Includes Environmental R&D, Support Concepts
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 16

GE’s Renewable Energy Digital Solutions Optimize Wind Asset Management
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 16

As Wildfires Rage in New Mexico, Co-ops Grapple With Damage
Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  |  May 13

Michigan Electric Co-op Donates Funds for Relief Efforts in Ukraine
Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  |  May 13

Permitting Action Plan Fails to Address Electric Infrastructure Needs, NRCEA Says
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  May 13

Sol Systems, Illinois American Water Complete Peoria Solar Farm
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  May 13

Bank OZK Concludes 4.8 MW Solar Power Plant Construction in Arkansas
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  May 13

Upshur County Electric Cooperative Unveils New Solar Farm
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  May 13

Coop Lineworkers Volunteering to Help Electrify Guatemalan Village
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  May 12

Biden’s “Permitting Action Plan” Falls Short of Needed Reforms
Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  |  May 11

Lewis County Rural Electric Cooperative Receives $13.4 Million USDA Loan
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  May 9

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Source: ECT.coop  |  August 28