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Five 100MW-plus US projects brought online in June

Five 100MW-plus US projects brought online in June

Five of the ten largest wind farms fully commissioned in June were in the United States, with those projects accounting for almost a third of the capacity brought online globally last month.

Five-year extension proposed for PTC

Five-year extension proposed for PTC

The main support scheme for wind power in the US could be extended by five years under proposals included in a new bill introduced in the House of Representatives.

Icebreaker developer appeals ruling after project approval - updated

Icebreaker developer appeals ruling after project approval - updated

The developer of the US’ first freshwater wind farm in the Great Lakes has appealed against over-restrictive operating restrictions on the approval it received last month.

Video: GE plans 200-metre '3D-printed on-site' towers

Video: GE plans 200-metre '3D-printed on-site' towers

GE Renewable Energy has teamed with a robotics firm and a buildings materials manufacturer to co-develop wind turbines with 3D-printed concrete towers that could reach hub heights of up to 200 metres.

Pattern Energy buys up to 1GW New Mexico wind farm

Pattern Energy buys up to 1GW New Mexico wind farm

Pattern Energy has acquired the up to 1GW Clines Corners wind complex in Torrance and Guadalupe counties, New Mexico, from Orion Wind Power Resources – a joint venture between Orion Renewable Energy Group and Map Energy.

Enel prepares to produce green hydrogen

Enel prepares to produce green hydrogen

Italy’s Enel expects to be producing green hydrogen within a year, with likely sites for its first wind and solar farms with electrolysers seen in the US, Chile and Spain, said Antonio Cammisecra, the company’s head of global power generation.