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RES Americas secures wind energy project financing for the Border Winds and Pleasant Valley Wind Power Projects

Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas), a leader in the development and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in the Americas, is pleased to announce it has reached financial close of a $222 million construction loan for the 150 MW Border Winds Project in Rolette County, North Dakota and a $286 […]

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Solar power in Uganda

Despite the immense opportunities associated with solar energy, its adoption in Uganda has been relatively slow. Even as the ministry of Energy and Mineral Development prepares to roll out Phase II of the Rural Electrification Programme, which is financed by the World Bank, it is becoming increasingly clear that hydropower is not a viable option. […]

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Energy Storage Market Rises to $50 Billion in 2020

Energy storage, driven largely by electronics and plug-in electric vehicles, will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 8% to USD 50 billion in 2020, with dramatic shifts coming from the transportation industry, according to Lux Research. Energy storage, driven largely by electronics and plug-in vehicles, will grow at a compound annual growth rate […]

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Hill International to Manage the Construction of Seven Wind Energy Farms in Brazil

Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that its Brazilian subsidiary Engineering S.A. has received a contract from Contour Global to provide project management services during construction of seven wind farms located in Chapada do Araripe, Piauí, Brazil. The 18-month contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately R$4.9 million […]

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Pattern Development receives environmental assessment certificate for Meikle Wind Power project in Canada

Reaching a key milestone in the development process, Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development” or the “Company”) today announced it has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate for its Meikle Wind project, a 185 megawatt (MW) wind power project located in British Columbia. “This is Pattern Development’s first project in British Columbia, expanding the Company’s presence […]

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Alstom obtains financing for Israeli concentrated solar power (CSP) plant

Alstom and its project partners have obtained financing to build a concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Israel. Megalim Solar Power Ltd (Megalim) – a special purpose company formed by Alstom (25.05%), BrightSource (25.05%), and NOY Infrastructure & Energy Investment Fund (49,9%) – obtained the financing of the European Investment Bank and the Bank Hapoalim […]

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Siemens to supply 12 direct-drive wind turbines to Süderlügum in Schleswig-Holstein

Siemens Energy has secured an order for a total capacity of 36 megawatts (MW) in Nordfriesland. Siemens is to supply twelve direct-drive wind turbines, eleven model SWT-3.0-113 and one model SWT-3.0-101 turbine, for the Süderlügum publicly-operated wind farm. The installation of Süderlügum onshore wind power plant is scheduled for late 2014. The owner has contracted […]

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Cuba develops wind energy

The vice-president of the World Wind Energy Association Conrado Moreno said that Cuba expects to generate 633 megawatts out of wind energy and 700 out of solar energy, while developing hydro-energy which will contribute 56 megawatts. “Cuba not only counts on an important solar potential, but also on significant wind, hydraulic and biomass energy to […]

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