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EBRD loan for the construction of wind farm plants in Montenegro

Company “Krnovo Green Energy” plans to apply for a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to finance the construction of wind power plants in Krnovo.   Construction of wind power plant Krnovo will partly be financed by loans and KGE intends to invite companies to bid for contracts to build wind … Continue reading EBRD loan for the construction of wind farm plants in Montenegro

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The Skaftåsen wind power project – up to 400 MW

EVWIND Arise Windpower has concluded an agreement with Bergvik Skog AB for the takeover of the Skaftåsen wind power project. The project is located to the east of Lillhärdal in southern Härjedalen. An application for an environmental permit for the planned wind farm has been submitted but not yet approved. The project comprises up to … Continue reading The Skaftåsen wind power project – up to 400 MW

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enXco becomes EDF Renewable Energy

enXco, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, announces a name change to EDF Renewable Energy. The new brand name is a natural progression of the integration process with the EDF group, the leading electricity company in the world. “EDF Renewable Energy is an innovative company with dedicated and passionate employees, and we’re proud of our 25 … Continue reading enXco becomes EDF Renewable Energy

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Gamesa deploys new wind turbine to Minnesota wind farm

Gamesa’s G97-2.0 MW Class IIIA wind turbine has nacelle enhancements and a newer, more aerodynamic blade design that optimizes energy output. The 36 MW Big Blue Wind Farm in Minnesota will feature Gamesa Technology Corp.’s newest wind turbine model designed specifically for low-wind sites making wind energy development accessible to a broader region. These advancements … Continue reading Gamesa deploys new wind turbine to Minnesota wind farm

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Past and present, Montana a leader in wind energy

In 1927, long before President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his Rural Electrification Administration (REA) brought electricity to the countryside, Marcellus Jacobs from eastern Montana invented the three-bladed wind turbine for electricity production. At night, the Jacobs family farm provided the best advertisement for the effectiveness of his new technology, basking alone in the glow of … Continue reading Past and present, Montana a leader in wind energy

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Wind energy in Chile: Acciona wind farm project with 22 wind turbines

EVWIND The regional bisecretario stressed that this example can put the Coquimbo Region as “the capital of renewable energy, particularly wind power. Today we have 97% of this energy, we have five wind farms and 192 MW of installed capacity. This region offers all conditions for wind farm factors above 28%. ” The Seremi highlighted … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile: Acciona wind farm project with 22 wind turbines

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Skanska investing in new wind farm in Jämtland, Sweden

Skanska Infrastructure Development and Jämtkraft are investing in a wind power plant with a total cost of about SEK 1.2 billion. Skanska and Jämtkraft owns 50 percent each. The construction contract for Skanska is worth about SEK 200 M, which is booked in the third quarter 2012. The new wind farm, Mullberg Wind Park, is … Continue reading Skanska investing in new wind farm in Jämtland, Sweden

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India wind power market emerges key driver for Gamesa

India was the second country after China in terms of major revenue contribution to Spanish wind turbine maker in 2011. Gamesa has now revised its global wind turbine sales guidance downwards to about 2,000 MW for 2012 from the earlier 2,800-3,000 MW levels in view of the sluggish demand in India and China during the … Continue reading India wind power market emerges key driver for Gamesa

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Wind energy in Philippines: Mindoro wind farm

Puetro Galera wind farm is the second project under the renewable energy program of Mindoro’s Power Development Plan for 2012-2014 following the 4.5-MW Linaw-Kawayan Mini-Hydro plant in San Teodoro town. The memorandum of agreement and service contract for Phase 1 were approved last June by Energy Secretary Jose Almendras witnessed by representatives from CMC Asia, … Continue reading Wind energy in Philippines: Mindoro wind farm

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Protectionism clouds over wind energy and solar power

China’s new energy industry faces an unprecedented challenge because of the United States’ anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations against Chinese wind power and solar energy products. So China will need a “green revolution” in its traditional energy sector to reach its energy conservation target and achieve sustainable development. In May, the US Department of Commerce imposed … Continue reading Protectionism clouds over wind energy and solar power

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Chinese study of Ethiopia shows 1300 GW potential of wind energy

EVWIND HCIE in a joint-venture with Chinese construction group CGCOC recently completed a 51MW wind farm near Nazareth (Adama), equipped with 34 Goldwind 1.5MW wind turbines. Ethiopia’s wind resource amounts to over 1,300GW according to an assessment study recently completed by HydroChina International Engineering Company (HCIE) financed by the Chinese government. The cooperation between Ethiopia … Continue reading Chinese study of Ethiopia shows 1300 GW potential of wind energy

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WindFloat project ushers in a new era of offshore wind energy

EVWIND The WindFloat Agucadoura unit is a Vestas 2 MW floating wind turbine moored in water depths of slightly less than 50 meters, 4 km offshore the northern coast of Portugal. Portugal’s first offshore wind turbine – a floating offshore wind turbine called the WindFloat Agucadoura – has been installed and certified. ABS, the leading … Continue reading WindFloat project ushers in a new era of offshore wind energy

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Renewable energy could provide more than 125,265 jobs by 2020 in Spain

Transitioning to a green economy has a huge potential to create new jobs in Spain at a time when the crisis-hit country is reeling from a 50 per cent youth unemployment rate, according to a newly released report. However, the report titled Green Jobs for Sustainable Development – The case of Spain, says the severity … Continue reading Renewable energy could provide more than 125,265 jobs by 2020 in Spain

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Windreich congratulates PNE – the German small firm sector pulls off the energy change

Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. (FH) Willi Balz congratulates PNE WIND AG on the sale of their offshore wind park “Gode Wind” to the Danish DONG Energy. The chairman of the board of Windreich AG is pleased, that with DONG Energy, the world market leader in the area of offshore wind energy with more than 20 years of offshore … Continue reading Windreich congratulates PNE – the German small firm sector pulls off the energy change

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