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Suzlon subsidiary Senvion has signed three new wind power contracts for UK onshore wind farm

Suzlon subsidiary Senvion has signed three new wind energy contracts for UK onshore wind power plants with a total capacity of 39MW with long-standing customers Energiekontor UK,  EDF Energy Renewables (EDF ER) and the Ventus Funds. Energiekontor’s 16.4MW Gayton le Marsh wind farm in East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, will use eight MM92 wind turbines – the […]

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Duke Energy Renewable Services lands O&M agreements for Rosiere and Lincoln wind power plants

Duke Energy Renewable Services has signed five-year service agreements for two wind power projects in Kewaunee County, Wis., owned by Madison Gas and Electric and Wisconsin Public Service. Duke began supplying each project with service and maintenance work on Sept. 24. “These contracts are a testimony to our growing footprint as a financially strong, safe […]

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Bolivia builds a new wind farm

The Bolivian government is seeking bidders to build a 20-megawatt wind farm for $50 million. Bolivia President Evo Morales said the project will be located in the Cochabamba region, in the nation’s Midwest. Bolivia has inaugurated its first solar energy plant, built by Spanish company Isotron and partly financed with a grant from Denmark. President […]

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Life cycle assessment of renewable energy future

A future where electricity comes mostly from low-carbon sources is not only feasible in terms of material demand, but will significantly reduce air pollution, a study published in the 6 October Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says.   An international team led by Edgar Hertwich and Thomas Gibon from the Norwegian University of […]

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Global Photovoltaic Demand Hits Quarterly High, Pushing Cumulative Deployment to 200 GW

Global solar photovoltaic (PV) installations added during Q4’14 are forecast to exceed 19.5 gigawatts (GW), pushing global cumulative PV deployment toward the 200 GW mark. The amount of solar PV deployed in Q4 is forecast to be equivalent to the energy supplied by five large-scale nuclear power plants and will surpass the total annual solar PV deployed […]

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ACCIONA Windpower signs a contract to supply 93 MW of wind power for Brazil

Acciona has started to supply wind turbines for a 300 MW wind power complex in Texas

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, and Prudential Capital Group today announced the financial closing of the first phase of a 300-megawatt (MW) onshore wind power project in Texas, USA (Green Pastures).     Once commissioned, Green Pastures will generate enough electricity to power 110,000 homes – according to US Environmental Protection Agency methodology […]

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Acciona and KKR reach financial close for global alliance in renewable energy

Acciona, a global infrastructure, water and renewable energy group, and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP (together with its affiliates, “KKR”), a leading global investment firm, today reached the financial close of their strategic alliance to consolidate and develop one of the largest operating international renewable energy portfolios in the world. KKR has acquired a […]

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