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Pattern confirms 'takeover interest'

Pattern confirms 'takeover interest'

Pattern Energy Group has confirmed interest from third parties, following media reports linking the California-based yieldco to takeover talks.

US PPA market up 28% in Q2

US PPA market up 28% in Q2

Wind power customers announced almost 2GW in new power purchase agreements (PPAs) in the second quarter of 2019, according to the American Wind Energy Association's Q2 2019 quarterly report.

GE Renewable Energy's losses widen

GE Renewable Energy's losses widen

Losses in GE's Renewable Energy division increased to $184 million in the second quarter of 2019, mainly due to legacy joint venture costs and research and development (R&D) spending.

Wind supplies more than coal in Texas

Wind supplies more than coal in Texas

In the first half of the year, wind power-generated electricity exceeded that of coal in Texas for the first time since records began, edging past by 1%.

Timeline altered at 3GW site to dovetail with transmission

Timeline altered at 3GW site to dovetail with transmission

Construction of the sprawling 3GW Chokecherry and Sierra Madre (CCSM) wind project in Wyoming has been adjusted to align turbine installation with the availability of a $3bn transmission line so the power from the two-phase site has somewhere to go.

AEP targets 1.5GW of Invenergy projects

AEP targets 1.5GW of Invenergy projects

Two American Electric Power (AEP) subsidiaries have selected three Oklahoma wind farms with a combined capacity of nearly 1.5GW they hope to buy from Invenergy.