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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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30 MW “Fair Wind” wind farm to be connected to the grid in autumn 2015

Nordex SE has been awarded another contract for the delivery and commissioning of wind turbines for a wind power project in the United States. The project entails twelve N100/2500 wind turbines, which will be installed by September 2015. As well as this, Nordex will be providing premium service for the wind farm for a 20-year … Continue reading 30 MW “Fair Wind” wind farm to be connected to the grid in autumn 2015

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EDF Renewable Energy completes wind power agreement with Vestas with wind energy order of 150 MW

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the United States from EDF Renewable Energy for 75 V100-2.0 MW wind turbines.     With today’s announcement, Vestas and EDF RE close the books on their previous master supply agreement (ref. Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No. 52/2013 of 20 December 2013). That agreement … Continue reading EDF Renewable Energy completes wind power agreement with Vestas with wind energy order of 150 MW

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U.S. solar energy reaches a total of 16.1 GW of Concentrated Solar Power and Photovoltaic

As of the end of Q3, 2014, the U.S. was home to 578,000 individual solar installations on rooftops, parking lots, landfills, deserts and fields. This represents a cumulative 16.1 gigawatts (GWdc) of photovoltaic (PV) generating capacity and 1.4 GWac of concentrated solar power (CSP) capacity, up from 1.2 GWdc of PV and 0.4 GWac of CSP five years ago. … Continue reading U.S. solar energy reaches a total of 16.1 GW of Concentrated Solar Power and Photovoltaic

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2014, the biggest year ever for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) in United States

Abengoa’s Mojave Solar (250 MW) achieved commercial operation in December 2014, making 2014 the biggest year ever for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP).   Continuing its strong growth, the United States installed 1,354 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaics (PV) in Q3 2014, up 41 percent over the same period last year. The numbers come from the … Continue reading 2014, the biggest year ever for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) in United States

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Wind power in USA: Nordex to build large-scale wind farm with 43 N100/2500 wind turbines

Nordex SE has been awarded a contract for the delivery of 43 N100/2500 wind turbines plus a service contract for a period of at least five years. The “Thunder Spirit” wind energy project has already qualified under the applicable production tax credit system and has signed a power purchase agreement with a regional utility. The … Continue reading Wind power in USA: Nordex to build large-scale wind farm with 43 N100/2500 wind turbines

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Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) in 2013 increased by nearly 0.9 GW, up 36%, to more than 3.4 GW

The concentrating solar thermal power (CSP) market continued to advance in 2013 after record growth in 2012. Total global Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) capacity increased by nearly 0.9 GW, up 36%, to more than 3.4 GW.   The United States and Spain continued their global market leadership. However, a global shift to areas of high … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) in 2013 increased by nearly 0.9 GW, up 36%, to more than 3.4 GW

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74% of All New Generation in the U.S. Came from Solar Energy (PV and Concentrated Solar Power) in Q1

The U.S. installed 1,330 MW of solar photovoltaics (PV) in the first quarter of 2014 to total 14.8 GW installed capacity, enough to power 3 million homes. In another significant development, Q1 2014 was the largest quarter ever for concentratesd solar power (CSP).         Key Figures   The U.S. installed 1,330 MWdc of … Continue reading 74% of All New Generation in the U.S. Came from Solar Energy (PV and Concentrated Solar Power) in Q1

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Stellar Wind Power Production in the USA

The Rocky Ridge and Chisholm View wind farms are operating with a capacity factor of 60-65 percent and offering daily production that is equivalent to the consumption of around 185,000 US households. ‘Stellar production levels’, is how renewable energy magazine ReCharge describes Enel Green Power’s wind power performance in the early weeks of this year, … Continue reading Stellar Wind Power Production in the USA

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Nearly 2.6 Million Plug-In Electric Vehicles Will Be Sold in the United States between 2013 and 2022

As the market for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) in North America matures, the highest rates of growth can be found in predictable places: California, New York, and Florida, which have among the highest gasoline prices in the United States.  Significant sales are also occurring, however, in more surprising locales, such as North Carolina and Texas. … Continue reading Nearly 2.6 Million Plug-In Electric Vehicles Will Be Sold in the United States between 2013 and 2022

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Iberdrola confirms commitment to wind energy in United States

IBERDROLA, world leader in wind power, has commissioned three new wind farms in the United States, where it is already the second operator in the Renewables sector in terms of installed capacity, with over 5,700 megawatts (MW). To be more specific, these new wind power facilities are: Manzana (California), Groton (New Hampshire) and Hoosac (Massachusetts) … Continue reading Iberdrola confirms commitment to wind energy in United States

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Iberdrola confirms commitment to wind energy in United States by installing three new wind farms

Installed capacity already in excess of 5,700 MW in U.S.. Its installed capacity has increased by 265 megawatts with the commissioning of the Groton, Hoosac and Manzana complexes. The Manzana wind farm is one of the company’s largest wind farm facilities in the world, with an installed capacity of 189 MW. IBERDROLA is still one … Continue reading Iberdrola confirms commitment to wind energy in United States by installing three new wind farms

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Juhl Wind enters JV to acquire existing wind farms throughout the United States and Canada

Juhl Wind, Inc. (OTCQB: JUHL), the Leader in Community Wind Power, is pleased to announce that it recently formed a joint venture with Boulder, Colorado-based 8030 Companies with a focus on the acquisition of existing wind farms and other clean energy assets across the United States and Canada. The joint venture has conducted preliminary discussions … Continue reading Juhl Wind enters JV to acquire existing wind farms throughout the United States and Canada

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Marubeni acquires interest in a wind energy facility in the US owned by EDF Renewable Energy

Upon completion of this transaction, Marubeni’s total generation capacity, worldwide, will be 30,091MW (gross) and 8,938MW (net). Marubeni Corporation (“Marubeni”) is pleased to announce that it has completed a transaction to acquire an economic interest in a wind power generation project owned by EDF Renewable Energy,  a renewable energy company in the North American market … Continue reading Marubeni acquires interest in a wind energy facility in the US owned by EDF Renewable Energy

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US’ First Offshore Wind Farm Obtains Critical Federal Approval

The FAA’s most recent determination found that the Cape Wind project poses no hazard to air navigation. For the fourth time the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on August 15, 2012 issued a Determination of No Hazard to the proposed Cape Wind project, which, if constructed after a decade of planning, will be the United States’ … Continue reading US’ First Offshore Wind Farm Obtains Critical Federal Approval

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