Category Archives: Wind Energy


2014 Mexico Wind Energy Performance Map, released by Vaisala

The 2014 Mexico Wind Performance Map, released by Vaisala, delivers positive news for much of southern Mexico where above-normal wind speeds boosted performance at many of the country’s operating wind projects. Conversely, wind speeds below the long-term average in Mexico’s interior negatively affected overall production at wind farms in that region. These departures from mean […]

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EDF Energies Nouvelles expands into the Brazilian wind power market

EDF Energies Nouvelles has purchased a portfolio of wind energy development projects from SOWITEC, one of the leading international renewable energy developers, with a total capacity of about 800 MW, including 70 MW already entitled to sign a regulated Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).   Pursuing the development of its international operations EDF Energies Nouvelles announces […]

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Energy Storage on the Grid

Nearly 700 Megawatts of Energy Storage Capacity Have Been Announced in 2014-2015

A new Tracker report from Navigant Research provides a comprehensive resource of energy storage projects worldwide, including information on 804 projects encompassing more than 12,000 individual systems.   2014 was a major year for the global energy storage industry, with some of the largest single contracts in history awarded to leading storage companies. Driven primarily […]

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EREC report Hat-trick 2030

Apple to build renewable energy datacentres in Europe

Apple® today announced a €1.7 billion plan to build and operate two data centres in Europe, each powered by 100 percent renewable energy. The facilities, located in County Galway, Ireland, and Denmark’s central Jutland, will power Apple’s online services including the iTunes Store®, App Store?, iMessage®, Maps and Siri® for customers across Europe. “We are […]

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Kaiser Permanente Makes Major Wind Power And Solar Energy Purchases

Concerned about climate change and its threat to human health, Kaiser Permanente today said it will purchase enough renewable energy to provide half of the electricity it uses in California and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions nationwide by 30 percent. Greenhouse gas emissions are a known contributor to climate change and the rise of pollution and disease. […]

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