Gemini 600MW offshore wind farm approved in Netherlands

Typhoon Offshore, on behalf of Gemini, announced today that the permits for Gemini, the 600MW offshore wind farm that will be built in the North Sea 55 kilometers north of the Dutch island of Schiermonnikoog, are now irrevocable. The permits had to be amended due to the complete redesign of the project, resulting in a … Continue reading Gemini 600MW offshore wind farm approved in Netherlands

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Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and Deutsche Messe Announce Long-Term Partnership to grow CanWEA’s Annual Conference and Exhibition

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and Deutsche Messe announced today a long-term partnership to enhance and expand CanWEA’s Annual Conference and Exhibition. Starting with CanWEA 2014 in Montreal, CanWEA and Deutsche Messe’s North American subsidiary, Hannover Fairs USA (HFUSA), will jointly work to organize and operate the event. my family essay “Deutsche Messe has … Continue reading Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and Deutsche Messe Announce Long-Term Partnership to grow CanWEA’s Annual Conference and Exhibition

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Wind energy supporters worried about extension of Production Tax Credit

Officials in Iowa’s wind energy industry are concerned the federal government still hasn’t extended the Production Tax Credit — or PTC — for wind projects. Harold Prior, executive director of the Iowa Wind Energy Association, says Senate leaders haven’t included the PTC in markup legislation, and that’s a worry since time is running out and … Continue reading Wind energy supporters worried about extension of Production Tax Credit

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Vestas receives 44 MW wind turbines order for the Kangal RES wind power plant in Turkey

Kangal Elektrik Uretim A.S. has signed an agreement to construct a wind farm using 22 V100-2.0 MW wind turbines. The company’s first wind energy project will be ready for turbine installation in the first quarter of 2014. The 44 MW Kangal RES wind power plant will be installed in the Sivas province, Turkey. The contract … Continue reading Vestas receives 44 MW wind turbines order for the Kangal RES wind power plant in Turkey

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Ascent Solar

Ascent Solar Technologies, a manufacturer of award winning flexible CIGS thin-film photovoltaic modules as well as consumer and off-grid products integrated with the flexible modules, announced the company’s proud involvement in the Volvo Pure Tension Pavilion project, where Ascent’s revolutionary, flexible and lightweight CIGS solar modules were selected for integration into the Pavilion’s tensioned mesh membrane … Continue reading Ascent Solar

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Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) in Spain

custom writing paper Currently, Spain has 2055 MW of Concentrated Solar Thermal Power (CSP) in operation and another 300 MW under construction scheduled to come online before the end of 2013. Although most of these plants employ parabolic trough technology (2272.5 MW distributed in 46 plants), there are 3 plants (51 MW) employing power tower … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) in Spain

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Gamesa to supply 128 MW wind turbines to Gestamp Wind in Brazil

The company will fit 64 G97-2.0 MW wind turbines in Rio Grande do Norte state and will maintain them for 10 years. Gamesa continues to consolidate its presence in Brazil, where it has secured contracts for over 1,000 MW. The parties have also agreed the installation of another 10 MW in Turkey. Gamesa, a global … Continue reading Gamesa to supply 128 MW wind turbines to Gestamp Wind in Brazil

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SunEdison and Mayor Bloomberg Introduce New York City

SunEdison (NYSE: SUNE), one of the world’s largest solar energy providers, last week introduced an innovative renewable energy project in partnership with America’s largest city.   New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, alongside SunEdison officials, unveiled a progressive partnership to build what will be the City’s largest solar energy project.  “Freshkills was once the site … Continue reading SunEdison and Mayor Bloomberg Introduce New York City

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AREVA reaches major milestone on concentrated solar power (CSP) project in India

On November 29th, AREVA completed a major milestone in the commissioning of its concentrated solar power (CSP) plant by achieving the first steam production. This concentrating solar thermal power plant, which integrates AREVA’s compact linear Fresnel reflector technology, is Asia’s largest CSP installation. Located at Dhursar in the state of Rajasthan, it will be operated … Continue reading AREVA reaches major milestone on concentrated solar power (CSP) project in India

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Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Gemasolar setting of PlayStation

The Gemasolar Concentrated Solar Thermal Power plant stars again in the advertising campaign of a product, this time in the Gran Turismo®6 (GT6TM) video game for PlayStation®, Sony Computer Entertainment’s console. loan shop online The Gemasolar solar plant, owned by Torresol Energy, stars again in the advertising campaign of a product, this time in the … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Gemasolar setting of PlayStation

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China’s first Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant

The Government of China has announced a target of 1 GW of Concentrated Solar Thermal Power (CSP) capacity by 2015 and 3 GW by 2020. cash loans online The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is helping the People’s Republic of China (PRC) build a first-of-its-kind, large-scale concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) plant in the northwestern province … Continue reading China’s first Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant

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LA Times off target on renewables, reliability

While apocalyptic writing may sell newspapers, it doesn’t make good journalism. Regrettably, the Los Angeles Times has veered in the direction of fear-mongering over the state’s transition to renewable energy with a new article by Evan Halper, “Power struggle: Green energy versus a grid that’s not ready.”The reality is that large amounts of wind energy … Continue reading LA Times off target on renewables, reliability

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Virginia groups call for legislative support of offshore wind power

As Congress considers extending critical federal incentives for wind energy this month, leaders from the Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority, the City of Norfolk, and the Virginia Ship Repair Association joined Environment Virginia to detail the economic and environmental benefits of supporting offshore wind power and its related supply chain industries. America

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Wind turbines: First V164-8.0 MW nacelle completed

The prototype nacelle for the world’s most powerful wind turbine, Vestas’ V164-8.0 MW, has been completed at Lindø Industrial Park, Denmark. The nacelle is now en route to installation at the Danish national test centre at Østerild. classical argument essay “The complete nacelle and all of its components have now successfully passed the extensive testing … Continue reading Wind turbines: First V164-8.0 MW nacelle completed

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UK to change subsidies to boost offshore wind power

  The British government plans to reduce support for onshore wind energy and solar energy while giving more backing to offshore wind power, deputy finance minister Danny Alexander said on Wednesday. The government in June announced details of a scheme aimed at making renewable energy more attractive and less risky for investors by guaranteeing a … Continue reading UK to change subsidies to boost offshore wind power

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EDF Energies Nouvelles and wpd offshore submit bids for two new wind energy projects alongside Alstom

The European consortium comprising EDF Energies Nouvelles and wpd offshore, have announced that they have submitted two bids for the Tréport and Ile d’ Yeu/Ile de Noirmoutier projects. These two offers fall within the framework of the second call for tenders for French offshore wind energy projects, representing total new capacity of 1,000 MW to … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles and wpd offshore submit bids for two new wind energy projects alongside Alstom

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SolarReserve Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Expands International into Australia

SolarReserve opens an office in Perth, offering unique, reliable Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) solutions that will benefit Australia’s mining sector and the environment. SolarReserve, a leading developer of large-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, today announced the company’s international expansion into Australia through the opening of its office in Perth. Continuing its … Continue reading SolarReserve Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Expands International into Australia

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