Upcoming Renewables Projects

Author: Spencer Ogden
Date posted25/Jul/2018
Author: Spencer Ogden


Project: Gemini Solar Project
Location: Nevada, USA
Important dates: Construction due to begin July 2019 

Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners has confirmed its Gemini Solar Project will be located on 44,000 acres of land and will include up to 7,100 solar panels. 

The project will be located 25 miles north of the Las Vegas strip, and is expected to produce 3,800 jobs and add $436 million in economic development value to Nevada’s economy.



Project: Överturingen Project
Location: Sweden
Important dates: Construction scheduled to commence within the next 1-2 months    

Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) has announced it will be funding a €270m Swedish onshore wind farm project that will comprise of 56 Siemens Gamesa 4.2MW turbines. 

Siemens Gamesa has signed a 25-year agreement and will manage all project operations and maintenance services. 

Main construction of the project is expected to commence imminently, with full completion scheduled for December 2019, according to officials. 

Project: Wind XI Project 
Location: Iowa, USA
Important dates: Commercial operation expected to begin in December 2018 

MidAmerican Energy Company has selected Siemens Gamesa to supply turbines for its $3.6 billion  wind farm project.

Siemens has agreed to supply 25 SWT-2.625-120 and 5 SWT-2.3-108 wind turbines, totaling 77 MW, with the option to add up to five additional SWT-2.625-120 turbines for a total capacity of 90 MW.

MidAmerican Energy announced this Wind XI project in 2016. 

Once completed in 2019, the project is expected to add up to 2,000 megawatts of capacity, and produce enough wind energy to power more than 840,000 average Iowa homes.


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