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Allianz Capital Partners orders 16 V126-3.3 MW wind turbines for first wind power project in Sweden to use the new Vestas wind turbine

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for 16 V126-3.3 MW wind turbines for a wind power project in Sweden. The order was placed by Allianz Capital Partners, the Allianz Group’s in-house investment division for alternative investments. With a combined generation capacity of more than 1,000 MW, Allianz is one of the world’s largest […]

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Renewable energy in Egipt

Egypt generated 12.9-billion kilowatt per hour from hydroelectricity, mostly from Aswan High Dam and the Aswan Reservoir Dams, but analysts believe much of the area’s hydropower potential has been exhausted. A solar-thermal power plant located in Kuraymat, 100 kilometers from Cairo, generates around 140 MW of solar-thermal energy, saving 5,000 tons of natural gas per […]

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Acquisition of a 14 MW wind power project in France

Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”), through its subsidiary Boralex Europe S.A., has acquired Calmont 14 MW wind power project in the Midi-Pyrénées region in France. “With the Calmont wind power project acquisition, Boralex is pursuing its growth in France, strengthening its energy portfolio in the wind segment,” said Boralex President and CEO Patrick Lemaire. […]

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The European project CSP2 tests the new Concentrated Solar Power fluid

The global system will be analyzed and scale-up will be proposed toward industrial Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) facilities (10-50 MWe). The CSP2 project puts forward an alternative heat transfer fluid (HTF) for concentrating solar power (CSP) plants. We propose to use dense gas-particle suspensions -DPS- (approximately 50% of solid) in tubes as HTF; these tubes […]

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States can benefit economically by using wind power to meet new EPA carbon rule

The first-ever federal regulation on carbon pollution from existing electric power plants can be an economic boon to wind-rich states if they meet them by developing more wind energy, the industry’s trade association will testify tonight in Washington, D.C. Electricity generated from a wind farm in one location lets a utility reduce generation from fossil […]

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Germany onshore wind power surges

German onshore wind power grew strongly in the first half of 2014, ahead of the country’s adjusted law on renewable energy development coming into force in August, data from industry groups showed on Tuesday. In the first half of 2014, onshore wind turbines with some 1723 megawatts of capacity were installed, German Engineering Federation (VDMA) […]

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Wind power and renewable energy in the USA: Iberdrola wind farm starts with 101 wind turbines of Gamesa

Iberdrola has begun turbine assembly for 202-MW Baffin wind farm, which together with Peñascal I and II wind farms will create IBERDROLA’s largest renewable facility worldwide. IBERDROLA has started installing the turbines at 202-megawatt (MW) Baffin wind farm in the state of Texas, with grid connection expected for the year end. This renewable energy infrastructure […]

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First Solar, XSOL establish photovoltaic supply agreement in Japan

First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR), the leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions, and XSOL Co., Ltd., a leading distributor and integrator of solar systems in Japan, today announced that they have signed an agreement to supply First Solar’s cadmium telluride (CdTe) thin film modules in Japan. The agreement targets installation of 100 megawatts […]

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