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Amazon calls for extension of wind energy tax incentives

In making the announcement that it would buy power from the first wind farm in North Carolina, Amazon called for the extension of renewable energy tax incentives that are currently moving through Congress. Yesterday, Congress also took a step in the right direction when the U.S. Senate Finance Committee voted 23-3 to extend the primary federal … Continue reading Amazon calls for extension of wind energy tax incentives

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Gamesa secures 208 MW wind power order from Iberdrola Renewables for one wind farm in the United States

Gamesa will install 104 of its G114-2.0 MW wind turbines at the Amazon Wind Farm US East, located in North Carolina. Global wind energy leader Gamesa today announced that Iberdrola Renewables has placed a firm order for Gamesa to supply 208 MW for one wind farm in the United States. This is one of the … Continue reading Gamesa secures 208 MW wind power order from Iberdrola Renewables for one wind farm in the United States

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Groundbreaking at North Carolina’s First Wind Farm with 150 Wind Turbines

Gov. Pat McCrory, Policymakers Visit Amazon Wind Farm US East, Powered by Iberdrola Renewables at Desert Wind. For the first time, wind power is lifting off in North Carolina. Gov. Pat McCrory joined business and community leaders in Elizabeth City today to break ground on North Carolina’s first industrial-scale wind power project. Spanning farm fields … Continue reading Groundbreaking at North Carolina’s First Wind Farm with 150 Wind Turbines

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Iberdrola to build Amazon’s 208 MW wind farm in US

Iberdrola Renewables has been selected by Amazon Web Services (AWS) to build and operate a 208MW wind farm in the US. The project called, Amazon Wind Farm US East, will be built in Perquimans and Pasquotank counties. It is expected to start operation in December 2016.   Upon completion, the wind farm is estimated to … Continue reading Iberdrola to build Amazon’s 208 MW wind farm in US

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North Carolina wind farm would be first in US South

Fields in rural North Carolina are becoming an alternative energy hub as investors break ground on the South’s first big wind farm.   Political and business leaders will mark the start of construction on the industrial-scale wind power project near Elizabeth City on Tuesday. The $600 million effort is being built by Iberdrola Renewables, which is … Continue reading North Carolina wind farm would be first in US South

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Pattern Energy Acquires Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge) Project from Pattern Development

Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGI) (TSX: PEG) (“Pattern Energy”), today announced its acquisition of the 150 megawatt (MW) Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge) project in Indiana from Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development”). Upon completion of the project, Pattern Energy will have an owned interest of 116 MW and it is expected that institutional … Continue reading Pattern Energy Acquires Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge) Project from Pattern Development

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Siemens wind turbines for Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge) project in the US

Siemens will supply 65 wind turbines and 67 transformers for the Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge). The customer for this onshore wind energy project in Indiana is Pattern Energy. With a capacity of 150 megawatts, the wind power plant will provide Amazon Web Services’ data center with eco-friendly electricity. Installation is scheduled to begin in … Continue reading Siemens wind turbines for Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge) project in the US

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Brazil’s 350MW floating solar power plant

Brazil has announced a massive 350 MW floating solar photovoltaic (PV) plant. The solar energy project at the 250 MW Balbina hydroelectric plant in the Amazon is hoped to be the first solar development at hydroelectric dams whose construction results in large and ongoing releases of methane as well as to the initial loss of … Continue reading Brazil’s 350MW floating solar power plant

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Amazon Web Services to Use Wind Power to Supply its Datacenters

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today announced that it has teamed with Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) to support the construction and operation of a 150 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Benton County, Indiana, called the Amazon Web Services Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge).   This new wind farm is expected to … Continue reading Amazon Web Services to Use Wind Power to Supply its Datacenters

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Ecuador approves Yasuni park oil drilling in the Amazon

Ecuador has abandoned a conservation plan that would have paid the country not to drill for oil in previously untouched parts of Yasuni National Park in the Amazon rainforest. President Rafael Correa said rich nations had failed to back the initiative, leaving Ecuador with no choice but go ahead with drilling. The park is one … Continue reading Ecuador approves Yasuni park oil drilling in the Amazon

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