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Vestas wins 124 MW wind energy order under RES Americas master supply agreement in U.S.

Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas) places order for 62 V100-2.0 MW wind turbines for the 150 MW Border Winds Project in North Dakota in the United States. Vestas has received an order for 62 V100-2.0 MW turbines for the 150 MW Border Winds Project in North Dakota. The initial 26 MW were announced … Continue reading Vestas wins 124 MW wind energy order under RES Americas master supply agreement in U.S.

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Proposed North Dakota wind farm clears hurdle

A proposed wind farm south of Hebron in southwestern North Dakota has cleared a hurdle. The Bismarck Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1gikA2Q ) that the Morton County and Stark County commissions have approved special use permits for Sunflower Wind Project LLC. The project still needs a county building permit and the approval of the state Public Service … Continue reading Proposed North Dakota wind farm clears hurdle

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Minnesota Power chooses Siemens for 205-MW Bison 4 wind power project in the U.S.

Siemens Energy has been awarded a major order by Minnesota Power for 64 units of the company’s latest 3-MW D3 platform wind turbines to be installed at the Bison Wind Energy Center near New Salem, North Dakota. The innovative wind turbines feature a 113-meter rotor and 92.5-meter hub height. Installation of the turbines is scheduled … Continue reading Minnesota Power chooses Siemens for 205-MW Bison 4 wind power project in the U.S.

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Wind Works Power Corp. Orders Nordex Wind Turbines for its Thunder Spirit Project in North Dakota

Wind Works Power Corp. (OTC:WWPW – News), is pleased to announce it has placed an order with Nordex USA, Inc. for up to 60 wind turbines for its 100% owned Thunder Spirit project, which will enable the project to maintain eligibility for the federal production tax credits (PTC). Thunder Spirit, located in Hettinger, North Dakota, … Continue reading Wind Works Power Corp. Orders Nordex Wind Turbines for its Thunder Spirit Project in North Dakota

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North Dakota regulators have approved plans for a $300 million wind farm

North Dakota regulators have approved plans for a $300 million wind farm in southwestern Adams County, after discussion about whether the state already generates enough of the renewable energy. The state Public Service Commission voted 2-1 Wednesday to approve the Thunder Spirit Wind LLC project, which is to include up to 75 turbines near Hettinger, … Continue reading North Dakota regulators have approved plans for a $300 million wind farm

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LM Wind Power adding jobs in Little Rock

Leading wind turbine blade manufacturer, LM Wind Power, ramps up capacity in its US manufacturing base, adding more than 850 jobs to support increased volumes from major customers. LM Wind Power, the world’s leading supplier of blades for wind turbines, today announced that it has doubled its US workforce in less than six months from … Continue reading LM Wind Power adding jobs in Little Rock

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Geronimo Energy inks agreements with Xcel for 400 MW wind energy

Minnesota-based wind energy and solar power developer Geronimo Energy signed two 200 megawatt-long-term wind energy purchase agreements with Xcel Energy. Under the agreement, 200 MW of wind energy will come from the Courtenay Wind Farm, located in Stutsman County, North Dakota. The wind farm consists of around 125 wind turbines and is expected to meet … Continue reading Geronimo Energy inks agreements with Xcel for 400 MW wind energy

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Minnesota Power Doubles Renewable Portfolio with Dedication of 101-Turbine Bison Wind Energy Center

Landowners, political leaders and officials of ALLETE, Inc. (NYSE: ALE) and Minnesota Power gathered today to dedicate to public service the company’s Bison Wind Energy Center, which delivers renewable energy east to Minnesota across a dedicated transmission line. North Dakota Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley and U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp were among the guests who spoke … Continue reading Minnesota Power Doubles Renewable Portfolio with Dedication of 101-Turbine Bison Wind Energy Center

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North Dakota gov. marks completion of wind energy farm

With the completion of the Bison Wind Energy Center, North Dakota’s wind energy farms have the capacity to generate about 1,600 megawatts of electricity, Wrigley said. North Dakota Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley joined utility company executives on Thursday at the dedication of a new wind energy project center. With the completion of the Bison Wind … Continue reading North Dakota gov. marks completion of wind energy farm

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Wind energy: North Dakota’s other oil field

The North Dakota State University (NDSU) student newspaper NDSU Spectator recently carried an article by Opinion Editor Nathan Stottler titled “North Dakota’s other oil field” focusing on the state’s enormous wind potential. Mr. Stottler opens by speaking with real feeling about North Dakota’s abundant winds:  “Every one of you has asked yourself the same question, … Continue reading Wind energy: North Dakota’s other oil field

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North Dakota Regulators Approve Allete Wind Farm

The wind energy project is being developed by Allete Clean Energy. It will have as many as 50 wind turbines. They’ll be spread over about 19 square miles north of Glen Ullin in Morton and Mercer counties. North Dakota’s Public Service Commission gave the project a construction permit Wednesday. Commissioner Kevin Cramer says the company … Continue reading North Dakota Regulators Approve Allete Wind Farm

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