Category Archives: Wind Energy

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Canadian wind energy as a solution to climate change and greenhouse gas emission reduction in North America

As climate change once again captures headlines, the need to explore potential solutions like wind energy has never been greater.   In Quebec, the provincial government will soon undertake a review of the province’s energy future; determining the optimal mix of cost-effective and non-greenhouse gas emitting renewable electricity sources like hydro and wind to support […]

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U.S. General Services Administration Signs Power Purchase Agreement for 140 Megawatts of Wind Farm in Illinois

MG2 Tribal Energy (“MG2″), a partnership between the Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians (“Mesa Grande”) and renewable energy company, Geronimo Energy (“Geronimo”), is pleased to announce that the United States General Services Administration (“GSA”) has entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to purchase 140 megawatts (MW) of clean wind energy from the Walnut […]

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U.S. wind energy reaches 62.3 GW

The United States now generates 62.3 gigawatts of wind power, according to the American Wind Energy Association, which released its third quarter results this month. New installations resulted in 419 megawatts coming online during the third quarter, which increased the total amount of completed wind energy to 1,254 MW this year. The reasons behind the increase from the second […]

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Vestas at China Wind Power: New strategy, new wind turbines for the Chinese wind energy market

Vestas introduces newest wind turbine technology to China; latest variants of V110-2.0 MW and V100-2.0 MW wind turbines and flexible service packages are key elements in achieving profitable growth in world’s largest wind energy market. Today in Beijing, global wind energy leader Vestas Wind Systems unveiled the two latest additions to its turbine technology portfolio […]

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Vestas and ABB to collaborate on wind energy projects in Kenya

Vestas and ABB sign MOU to jointly develop power technology and system integration solutions for remote off-grid and micro-grid communities. Initial efforts to focus on Wind for Prosperity projects in Kenya.    Solving the technical challenge of stabilizing and controlling off-grid and micro-grid power generation solutions is essential for Wind for Prosperity projects to succeed.  […]

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