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Wind


Technical articles and commentary on wind power generation issues for power plant owners and operators, from siting to financing and operating

Reduced Cost for Renewables Supports Sector Growth

A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows costs for renewable power are increasingly cheaper than those for generation from coal, reinforcing the trend of increased investment…


Renewables Gain Investors as Some Flee Oil, Gas, and Coal

The global crash of prices for crude oil, on top of a prolonged slump in the price of natural gas, is taking a toll on the oil and gas sector.…


POWER Digest [June 2020]

SGRE Signs Deal for O&M on Wind Turbines. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has secured a long-term, 20-year contract to provide full-scope operation and maintenance (O&M) services for a 135-MW…


IRS Grants Wind and Solar Sectors Critical COVID-19 Reprieves

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has granted a one-year extension of the continuity safe harbor, providing much-needed relief for many wind developers, which, crippled by pandemic-related delays, were racing…


With Vogtle Completion in Sight, Southern Company Targets Net-Zero Carbon Emissions

Fresh off the announcement that the final module for Vogtle Unit 3 was placed at the nuclear expansion project in Georgia, Southern Company said on May 27 that it was…


IEA: Renewables Showing Resiliency Despite Serious COVID Disruptions

Renewable power sources will mark their first annual decline in new additions in 20 years, owing to delays in construction activity, supply chain disruptions, lockdown and social distancing measures, and…