Posts Tagged ‘Operator’

New England electric grid operator completes power auction

The annual auction to determine who will provide enough electricity for New England three years in the future has yielded the lowest clearing prices in five years, according to officials with the regional power grid operator. ISO-New England officials said Thursday that the 12th Forward Capacity Market auction closed with a preliminary clearing price of […]

VOSHA investigating after crane operator killed at wind project site

The Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the Tuesday death of a man at the Deerfield Wind construction site. David Sprague, 59, of Windham, Maine was electrocuted when the crane he was operating came into contact with high tension power lines , according to Vermont State Police. View full post on Wind Power […]

Dong Energy IPO to value windfarm operator at £11bn

Danish firm that is major investor in UK offshore windfarms expects to sell up to 17% of shares in year’s biggest float so far Danish-based Dong Energy, a major investor in British offshore windfarms, is heading for the world’s biggest stock market flotation so far this year with a price tag for the entire business […]

Windfarm operator Dong Energy announces stockmarket plans

Danish company is single largest investor in UK offshore wind power and IPO would be one of Europe’s biggest listings this year Dong Energy, the Danish company that has invested £6bn in UK offshore wind power, is planning to float in what would be one of Europe’s biggest listings this year. Dong is already the […]

Major offshore wind operator plans £6bn UK investment by 2020

Dong Energy says it is now convinced UK government will back offshore wind power despite recent cuts to renewable energy sector subsidies Dong Energy, the biggest operator of offshore windfarms in Britain, has said it plans to spend a further £6bn in the UK by 2020, convinced that the government is serious about supporting wind […]

Boosting Denmark wind power will require more links -operator

Expanding wind power further in Denmark will required establishing more international links to help handle the volatility in supply from turbines, transmission system operator Energinet.dk said on Friday. Wind power accounted for 39 percent of Denmark’s total consumption in 2014, a new world record, and the government wants to increase that to 50 percent by […]

Windfarm operator offers homeowners compensation for building turbines

Under RES scheme, homeowners will receive discounts on their energy bills as compensation for having windfarms built nearby Householders are to be paid at least £100 a year for living near turbines owned by a windfarm developer. RES, a windfarm operator, is pioneering the schemes, known as local energy discount schemes, which are part of […]

Largest Texas Grid Operator Sets Wind Power Record

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas , the state’s largest grid operator, set a new state record for wind energy production on November 10. View full post on Wind Power News