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SunEdison and TerraForm Power Close Acquisition of First Wind

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), the world’s largest renewable energy developer, and TerraForm Power, Inc. (Nasdaq:TERP), a global owner and operator of clean energy power plants, today announced that they have completed their previously announced acquisition of First Wind Holdings, LLC.   In the transaction, TerraForm Power purchased 500 MW of operating wind power plants and 21 […]

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Wind power in Brazil: Gamesa will install 42 G114-2.0 MW wind turbines at three wind farms located in Rio Grande do Norte

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has secured a new order from Força Eólica do Brasil (FEB), a consortium made up of Iberdrola and Neoenergia, for the supply of 42 of its G114-2.0 MW turbines (84 MW) at three wind farms located in Rio Grande do Norte, in north-eastern Brazil. Gamesa will supply, […]

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Wind energy in Kazakhstan: Chinese Company to Build a Wind Farm in Zhambyl Region

Negotiations took place between Akim (Governor) of the Zhambyl region Karim Kokrekbaev and Chairman of the People’s Government of Shaanxi Province of China Lou Qinjian.     The Zhambyl News information agency stated, “Cooperation is identified in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy, which is aimed at the realisation of a joint project, […]

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What is wind?

Wind is somewhat of a mystery. We can’t see it, but can feel it. So what exactly is wind?   Wind is the movement of large amounts of air. Even though we can’t see air, we know that it is made up of molecules of different kinds of gasses, mostly nitrogen and oxygen. When lots […]

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Briscoe Wind Farm is a large-scale asset in the Texas wind energy market

Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, GE Energy Financial Services and Morgan Stanley are pleased to announce they have completed financing for the 150-megawatt (MW) Briscoe Wind Farm, LLC (“Briscoe Wind Farm”) spanning 20,000 acres in Briscoe County, Texas, USA.   Once operational, Briscoe Wind Farm targets providing clean and renewable power generation that […]

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The Spanish Wind Energy Association launches the wind power barometer to show that wind energy reduces electricity price

It´s a fact that wind power reduces the price of electricity: the more the wind blows, the lower the pool or wholesale electricity market price is, which benefits consumers and companies in their electricity bills. To make this lowering effect of wind power on prices more evident to consumers, the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) […]

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Wind power in France: 1,042 MW of wind energy came online in 2014

French wind energy industry ‘regained momentum’ throughout 2014, as investment hit €1.5bn. France has become the latest European country to celebrate a strong performance by its wind energy industry during 2014, as new figures revealed over 1GW of new capacity was added last year. France’s wind energy trade body, France Énergie Éolienne (FEE), announced late […]

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Wind power capacity is set to rise from 364.9 Gigawatts (GW) in 2014 to 650.8 GW by 2020

Global wind power installed capacity is set to rise from approximately 364.9 Gigawatts (GW) in 2014 to 650.8 GW by 2020, increasing the demand for wind turbine components across the value chain, says research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report states that due to future demand growth, global investment in wind power projects […]

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