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EDP Renewables 1H 2012: EBITDAup by 23% (YoY) to 504 million Euros

REVE EDP Renewables (EDP Renováveis, Euronext: EDPR), a global leader in the renewable energy sector and the world’s third-largest wind energy producer, today announced that in 1H 2012 electricity output increased by 13%YoY to 9.9TWh, as a result of the capacity growth over the last 12 months ( 339 MW),an average load factor of 32% … Continue reading EDP Renewables 1H 2012: EBITDAup by 23% (YoY) to 504 million Euros

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GE, Gama complete Turkish wind farm as country boosts renewables

Located in the city of ?zmir in the Aegean region, the 10-megawatt wind power project began generating electricity on July 4, 2012. Four 2.5-megawatt GE wind turbines, which just surpassed two gigawatts of installed capacity worldwide, are in use at the site. GAMA Enerji’s other wind farm, the 22.5-megawatt Sares wind farm, uses nine 2.5-megawatt … Continue reading GE, Gama complete Turkish wind farm as country boosts renewables

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Wind energy: Gamesa to deliver wind turbines MW to Huadian Group in China

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has just signed a deal to supply 48 MW of capacity of its G87-2.0 MW Class S wind turbine to Chinese wind power company Huadian Group for a wind farm the power company built in Liyushan of Fujian Province. All the machines will be started to deliver … Continue reading Wind energy: Gamesa to deliver wind turbines MW to Huadian Group in China

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Repsol – Developing synergies in energy

Repsol is no stranger to offshore activity, having operated in the most demanding of environments for the exploration and production of oil and gas. However one of the challenges for Repsol as an energy company has been to increase its knowledge and experience by investing further in the research and development of renewable energy sources. … Continue reading Repsol – Developing synergies in energy

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Wind Energy to Quench Thirst of Power

The Brazilian economy today can be characterized into one of the fastest growing economies of the world. The population figures too are raising eyebrows. Being Latin America’s largest nation, this burgeoning economy’s consumption of power has been a major issue of discussion worldwide. Also, with the rising growth rate of overall installed capacity year by … Continue reading Wind Energy to Quench Thirst of Power

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More wind energy industry factory visits, another plea for PTC extension

The factory tour: it’s become a standard way of underlining wind energy’s ability to create new manufacturing jobs and calling on Congress to extend the federal wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC), to preserve those new jobs and allow the industry to create more. There’s a good reason for this.  The past several years have … Continue reading More wind energy industry factory visits, another plea for PTC extension

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Wind power in Turkey: Wind Farm Through GAMA Enerji

GAMA Enerji’s other wind farm, the 22.5-megawatt Sares wind farm, uses nine 2.5-megawatt GE wind turbines and began commercial operations in March 2011. GE unit GE Energy Financial Services is pursuing its global growth, reinforcing the company’s ecomagination initiative and increasing renewable energy in Turkey by completing the country’s newest wind farm – the Karadag Wind … Continue reading Wind power in Turkey: Wind Farm Through GAMA Enerji

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Quebec Set To Add Another 700MW of Wind Energy

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) applauds today’s Québec government announcement of a fourth call for tenders for the commissioning of a new 700-MW wind energy block. In issuing this new call for tenders, Québec Premier Jean Charest reaffirms his government’s commitment to renewable energy by seeking to attain the 4,000-MW objective set in its … Continue reading Quebec Set To Add Another 700MW of Wind Energy

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IEA: Wind Energy Will Be Among Top Global Renewable Sources By 2017

Renewable power generation is expected to continue its rapid growth over the next five years, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) that acknowledges the coming-of-age of the renewable energy sector. The report says that despite economic uncertainties in many countries, global power generation from hydropower, solar power, wind power and … Continue reading IEA: Wind Energy Will Be Among Top Global Renewable Sources By 2017

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Wind Farm: REpower hits 1 GW in the UK with latest supply wind turbines contracts

REpower Systems SE has signed projects with an overall capacity of more than 1 GW in the UK following today’s announcement of a further five onshore wind energy contracts. In 2012 alone, the company has signed close to 200 MW in the UK. With a market share of 12 per cent in 2011 REpower is … Continue reading Wind Farm: REpower hits 1 GW in the UK with latest supply wind turbines contracts

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Clean Wind Energy Tower Receives Efficient Energy Conversion Devices & Methods Patent

Clean Wind Energy Tower, Inc. (OTCBB: CWET) announced the publishing of its patent titled Efficient Energy Conversion Devices & Methods (U.S. Pat. No. 8,120,191) by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The patent covers specific aspects of deploying multiple turbines in a wind tunnel coupled to a novel hydraulic system capable of maintaining high … Continue reading Clean Wind Energy Tower Receives Efficient Energy Conversion Devices & Methods Patent

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Wind energy will grow by 100 terawatt-hours per year – IEA

Wind power will be the second biggest contributor to global renewable electricity generation by 2017, according to a ground-breaking report by the International Energy Agency (IEA). Despite economic uncertainties in many countries, global power generation from renewable sources including wind turbines will increase by more than 40% to almost 6,400 terawatt hours (TWh) – roughly … Continue reading Wind energy will grow by 100 terawatt-hours per year – IEA

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Wind power: Pioneering community college hopes for PTC extension soon

Columbia Gorge Community College, in The Dalles, Ore., is hoping for an extension of the federal wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC), according to a Public News Service article. The college, which was one of the first in the U.S. to develop a training course for wind energy technicians, is seeing a drop-off in the … Continue reading Wind power: Pioneering community college hopes for PTC extension soon

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Siemens to provide wind turbines for 1,800 MW wind power projects in UK

Dong Energy has selected Siemens to provide wind turbines for 1,800MW offshore wind energy planned to be built off the British coast. Under the signed framework agreement, Siemens will provide SWT-6.0-154 type 300 wind turbines each with a generating capacity of 6MW. Each 6MW turbine can produce electricity to light up 6,000 European households. DONG Energy … Continue reading Siemens to provide wind turbines for 1,800 MW wind power projects in UK

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Blue Summit Wind Farm, north of Vernon, with 80 wind turbines

As wind energy puts a new face on energy in West Texas, wind power generated electricity is charging the economies of several small towns and bringing new faces onto the scene – mostly construction workers, some with families. Along U.S. 287 and several routes, tall transmission-line towers are going into place. New substations near Kirkland, between … Continue reading Blue Summit Wind Farm, north of Vernon, with 80 wind turbines

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DLF gets shareholders’ nod to sell wind power unit

DLF said shareholders have approved the proposal to sell its wind energy unit. Shareholders have approved the proposal to sell DLF’s entire wind power unit through a postal ballot, the company said in a BSE filing. Of the 144.59 crore votes polled, 99.98 percent were in favour of the resolution, it said. On June 18, … Continue reading DLF gets shareholders’ nod to sell wind power unit

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Wind energy in Chile on the rise with new 90 MW wind farm

SoWitec Energías Renovables de Chile has completed construction of the 90MW Valle de Los Vientos wind farm in Loa province of northern region II, Chilean renewable energy center (CER) said in a press release. The US$200mn project received a 25-year concession from the energy ministry for the land. It is the first active wind power … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile on the rise with new 90 MW wind farm

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Innergex and the Mi’gmawei Mawiomi annouce a partnership agreement for the development of a wind farm

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (TSX: INE) (“Innergex” or the “Corporation”) and the Mi’gmawei Mawiomi (the Mi’gmaq of Quebec) announce that they have concluded a partnership agreement for the development, financing, construction, and operation of a large wind farm on the Gaspé Peninsula of Quebec, in Canada. The two partners believe that this project corresponds perfectly … Continue reading Innergex and the Mi’gmawei Mawiomi annouce a partnership agreement for the development of a wind farm

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