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Enel Green Power completes first 200 MW of Cimarron Bend wind power plant in Kansas

Enel Green Power North America is closing out 2016 with the start of operations of the first 200 MW of the company’s largest wind power project in Enel Green Power’s global portfolio, the 400 MW Cimarron Bend wind project in Clark County, Kansas. Cimarron Bend, which began construction in April 2016, will further solidify EGPNA’s position … Continue reading Enel Green Power completes first 200 MW of Cimarron Bend wind power plant in Kansas

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Wind energy in Kansas

Two wind farms in central Kansas are now online and supplying electricity to Westar Energy. The wind farms came online within the last two weeks, even though a civil lawsuit seeking an injunction against one of them is still pending, the Hutchinson News reported. Westar Energy said the 120-turbine Kingman and 121-turbine Ninnescah Wind Energy … Continue reading Wind energy in Kansas

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Microsoft announces its largest purchase of wind power

On Monday, Microsoft Corp. announced its largest purchase of wind energy to date with the signing of two agreements. Combined, these agreements represent 237 megawatts of wind energy, which brings Microsoft’s total investment in wind energy projects in the U.S. to more than 500 megawatts.   “Microsoft is committed to building a responsible cloud, and … Continue reading Microsoft announces its largest purchase of wind power

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Vestas receives 178 MW order in Kansas

First Vestas V117-3.3 MW turbines in Kansas, underlining the 3 MW-platform’s versatility. Capital Power Corporation (TSX: CPX) has placed a firm and unconditional order for 54 V117-3.3 MW turbines, to be deployed at the 178 MW Bloom Wind Project in Kansas. The order includes a five-year Active Output Management (AOM) 5000 service agreement, which is … Continue reading Vestas receives 178 MW order in Kansas

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The value of Kansas wind energy

Being a windy state comes with an increased risk of prairie fires and downed power lines. But the natural resource’s abundance has its advantages as well, with the planned Cimarron Bend wind farm and nine other pending projects newly demonstrating how such clean energy can answer market demand while helping out Kansas’ economy. When the … Continue reading The value of Kansas wind energy

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Wind energy in Kansas: Enel begins its largest wind farm

With a total installed capacity of 400 MW, Cimarron Bend will be Enel’s largest wind farm worldwide. Enel will invest approximately 610 million US dollars in the construction of the new facility. The power and the renewable energy credits from Cimarron Bend will be sold under power purchase agreements to Google and to the Kansas … Continue reading Wind energy in Kansas: Enel begins its largest wind farm

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Wind energy in Kansas moving ahead

Tom Kiernan, CEO of the American Wind Energy Association said, “Wind energy remains quite strong. It makes sense for states to move forward.” After Texas, Kansas has the nation’s second largest wind power potential. Now the state ranks 6th among the states in wind power capacity. The huge wind power possibilities of Kansas was all … Continue reading Wind energy in Kansas moving ahead

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Siemens receives major U.S. order from Westar Energy for 280-megawatt wind power project

Siemens to supply and service 122 wind turbines for Western Plains wind power plant in Kansas. 280-megawatt onshore wind power project to be located in Ford County   Siemens has been awarded an order from Westar Energy, Inc. to supply, support install and provide service for 122 wind turbines for the Western Plains Wind Farm … Continue reading Siemens receives major U.S. order from Westar Energy for 280-megawatt wind power project

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Westar Energy to lower customer costs by adding more Kansas wind energy

More Kansas wind will help power the homes and businesses of Westar Energy’s customers by early 2017. Westar Energy Inc. (NYSE:WR) announced today an agreement that will add nearly 300 megawatts to its growing wind energy portfolio.   Westar in collaboration with Infinity Wind Power will construct the Western Plains Wind Farm, a 280-megawatt wind … Continue reading Westar Energy to lower customer costs by adding more Kansas wind energy

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Wind power in Kansas: strong activity for wind farm

Kansas had the third-highest amount of wind power capacity under construction in the country in the second quarter, with buyers including in-state utilities and an internet search company. There were 1,070.75 megawatts of wind power capacity under construction in Kansas as of the second quarter of 2015, according to the American Wind Energy Association, an … Continue reading Wind power in Kansas: strong activity for wind farm

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PPA for 65 MW of Kansas Wind Energy

Marshall Wind Energy LLC has secured three long-term wind power purchase agreements totaling 65 MW with municipal organizations in Missouri and Kansas. Columbia, Mo.-based Missouri Joint Municipal Electric Utility Commission (MJMEUC), Wichita, Kan.-based Kansas Power Pool (KPP), and the City of Independence, Mo., Department of Power and Light (IPL) have each signed up for output … Continue reading PPA for 65 MW of Kansas Wind Energy

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Westar plans to buy wind power from new wind farm in Kansas

Westar Energy says it plans to buy energy from a new wind farm to be built in Pratt County. The utility company announced Tuesday that it will buy the wind energy from a 200-megawatt wind farm built for it by an affiliate of NextEra Energy Resources.   The Ninnescah wind farm is expected to be … Continue reading Westar plans to buy wind power from new wind farm in Kansas

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Pattern buys 270 MW of midwest wind power

Pattern Energy Group has finalized its purchase of 351MW of operational wind capacity from Wind Capital Partners.   The deal gives Pattern ownership rights to the 201MW Post Rock facility in central Kansas and 150MW Lost Creek in northwestern Missouri, but the company expects to retain only 270MW of the acquired capacity. The remaining 81MW … Continue reading Pattern buys 270 MW of midwest wind power

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Wind power in Kansas: Vestas wind turbines for a 72 MW wind farm

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the United States for 36 V110-2.0 MW turbines to power the Marshall Wind Farm in Marshall County, Kansas.   The order was placed by RPM Access LLC, an independent developer, owner and operator of wind farms in the Midwest.  The project’s scope includes supply and commissioning … Continue reading Wind power in Kansas: Vestas wind turbines for a 72 MW wind farm

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Mortenson Construction to build Slate Creek wind farm in Kansas

Mortenson Construction’s Wind Energy Group announced its selection as EPC contractor to build the Slate Creek Wind Project by long-term partner, EDF Renewable Energy.   Located in Geuda Springs, Kansas, the Slate Creek Wind Project will consist of 75 Vestas 2.0 megawatt (MW) wind turbines. The project marks the 26th wind project Mortenson will construct … Continue reading Mortenson Construction to build Slate Creek wind farm in Kansas

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Siemens Receives Wind Power Order for 48-MW Alexander Wind Farm in Kansas

Siemens announces that it will supply 21 wind turbines to NJR Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV), a subsidiary of New Jersey Resources (NJR), for the 48-megawatt, Kansas-based Alexander wind project, located in Rush, Kan. A service and maintenance agreement was also signed to help ensure the turbines operate at optimal levels. NJRCEV will be investing up … Continue reading Siemens Receives Wind Power Order for 48-MW Alexander Wind Farm in Kansas

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Siemens receives wind power order for 48-MW Alexander wind farm in Kansas

Siemens announces that it will supply 21 wind turbines to NJR Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV), a subsidiary of New Jersey Resources (NJR), for the 48-megawatt Alexander wind farm, located in Rush, Kansas. A service and maintenance agreement was also signed to help ensure the wind turbines operate at optimal levels. NJRCEV is responsible for constructing, … Continue reading Siemens receives wind power order for 48-MW Alexander wind farm in Kansas

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The biggest wind farm in Kansas

Wind energy generation in Kansas increased at nearly double the national average during 2013. The state’s existing wind power projects are featured on a new list.   Wind energy potential in Kansas is estimated to be 952,371 megawatts, making it the second-best wind resource in the country, according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Such … Continue reading The biggest wind farm in Kansas

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Abengoa making ethanol from crop waste in Kansas

U.S. Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and Kansas Senator Pat Roberts offer remarks during on-site event commemorating landmark occasion for advanced biofuels industry.   Abengoa’s proprietary enzymatic hydrolysis technology turns crop residue (stalks, stems and leaves) into a sustainable fuel source – cellulosic ethanol.   Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: … Continue reading Abengoa making ethanol from crop waste in Kansas

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Yahoo Leader’s Purchase of Wind Energy Will Expand Sustainability Efforts

OwnEnergy, a national leader in the development of mid-sized wind farms, today announced that it has entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Yahoo!, Inc. Under the terms of the PPA, Yahoo will purchase wind power which will be used to offset much of Yahoo’s energy usage in the Great Plains region. “It’s … Continue reading Yahoo Leader’s Purchase of Wind Energy Will Expand Sustainability Efforts

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