Category Archives: Wind Energy

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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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EDF Renewable Energy’s Hereford Wind Power Project in Texas Becomes Operational

EDF Renewable Energy announced today that the 200-megawatt (MW) Hereford Wind Project in Texas reached commercial operation (COD) on December 22, 2014. In addition, tax equity financing closed with BNY Mellon and MUFG Union Bank, N.A. Financial details were not disclosed.   Encompassing approximately 15,000 acres in Deaf Smith County, southeast of the town of […]

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HelioSage & Gulf Power Announce 120 Megawatts of Photovoltaic Solar Power in Florida

HelioSage Energy, a national developer of utility scale solar projects, and Gulf Power Company, a Florida investor-owned electric utility and subsidiary of Southern Company, have announced the development of three large-scale solar projects across Northwest Florida totaling 120 megawatts (MW). Gulf Power and HelioSage have partnered with the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy to […]

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We heart wind energy

AWEA’s commitment to a more ecologically sustainable planet is driven by our hard work promoting American wind energy. There are also many things we do behind the scenes to lessen the environmental impact of our work. Here are just a few examples: Through one of our member companies, EDP Renewables North America, we secured enough […]

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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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