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Vestas has received its first Italian V100 wind power order consisting of 11 wind tubines V100-1.8 MW

Vestas has received its first Italian V100 wind energy order consisting of 11 units of the V100-1.8 MW wind turbine, representing a total capacity of 19.8 MW, for the Santa Luce Wind Farm, which will be located in Tuscany, Italy. The contract comprises delivery, transportation, installation and commissioning of the wind turbines, a VestasOnline® Business … Continue reading Vestas has received its first Italian V100 wind power order consisting of 11 wind tubines V100-1.8 MW

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Obama Administration Announces Seven Major Renewable Energy Infrastructure Projects

Today, as a part of his We Can’t Waitinitiative, President Obama announced that seven nationally and regionally significant solar and wind energy projects will be expedited, including projects in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Wyoming. Together, these job-creating infrastructure projects would produce nearly 5,000 megawatts (MW) of clean energy – enough to power approximately 1.5 million … Continue reading Obama Administration Announces Seven Major Renewable Energy Infrastructure Projects

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Wind energy to get incentives in India

The wind power sector is all set to get back the ‘generation-based incentive’ (GBI) benefits, Chairman, Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers’ Association and Chairman and Managing Director, Gamesa India Pvt Ltd, Ramesh Kymal, said quoting ministry sources. Under the ‘GBI scheme’, wind power generators were given an incentive of 50 paisa per unit, subject to a … Continue reading Wind energy to get incentives in India

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Des Moines Register: Wind power tax credits should be extended

On Sunday, the Des Moines (Iowa) Register newspaper endorsed an extension of the federal wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC), saying America “needs to encourage clean energy development.” Noting that Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s campaign has called for an end to the PTC as part of an effort to provide a “level playing field” for … Continue reading Des Moines Register: Wind power tax credits should be extended

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Wind turbines: Rep. Noem to visit technical school, discuss PTC extension

South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem (R) is scheduled to visit Mitchell (S.D.) Technical Institute (MTI) this afternoon to tour the facility, which offers wind technician training, and host a roundtable discussion on the impending expiration of the federal wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC), according to the Mitchell Daily Republic newspaper. Noem, who is in … Continue reading Wind turbines: Rep. Noem to visit technical school, discuss PTC extension

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Wind farm: Seeing which way the wind blows, off the French shore

Support for the onshore wind energy industry in France has blown hot and cold in recent months, but government backing for offshore was reinforced in April by its decision to award tenders to build offshore wind farms to produce 2 GW of energy. French company Nass&Wind Offshore, is taking full advantage of this momentum and … Continue reading Wind farm: Seeing which way the wind blows, off the French shore

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FIT Regime for wind energy, solar power and geothermal energy in Japan

A new feed-in tariff regime (the “FIT Regime”) for renewable energy power plants (solar energy, wind power, hydro, geothermal energy and biomass) came into effect in Japan on July. A new feed-in tariff regime (the “FIT Regime”) for renewable energy power plants (solar, wind, hydro, geothermal and biomass) came into effect in Japan on July … Continue reading FIT Regime for wind energy, solar power and geothermal energy in Japan

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PTC: Wind power manufacturer to close, lay off nearly 400

Wind tower manufacturer DMI Industries Inc. will close its plants in Tulsa, Okla. and West Fargo, N.D. The Tulsa plant will close in November and 167 people will be laid off. The plant in West Fargo will close in October and lay off 217 employees. “The market value for DMI’s assets has been significantly impacted … Continue reading PTC: Wind power manufacturer to close, lay off nearly 400

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Cutting edge wind farm attracts major interest from wind turbined suppliers

Significant global interest from wind turbine manufacturers to deploy at a cutting edge offshore wind demonstration centre, off Aberdeen, was confirmed today [07/08/12] with the scheme’s backers announcing that they had signed working agreements with six potential suppliers. As a result of these Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs), the partners behind the more than £230 million, … Continue reading Cutting edge wind farm attracts major interest from wind turbined suppliers

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Medical experts favour wind energy over dangerous, toxic fossil fuels

It’s curious Health Canada has taken an interest in studying the health impacts of something as benign as wind turbines when for years health and environment experts have been cautioning about the negative impacts of fossil fuels on human health. Medical authorities in Canada and around the globe have given wind energy a clean bill of … Continue reading Medical experts favour wind energy over dangerous, toxic fossil fuels

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Geronimo Wind Energy sells the Prairie Rose Wind Farm to Enel Green Power

Geronimo Wind Energy (Geronimo) announced today the sale of its 200 megawatt Prairie Rose Wind Farm to its strategic partner, Enel Green Power (EGP). Subsequent to the purchase of the project, General Electric (NYSE: GE) unit GE Financial Services has acquired an ownership interest in the project from EGP. “The sale of the Prairie Rose … Continue reading Geronimo Wind Energy sells the Prairie Rose Wind Farm to Enel Green Power

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Developing Wind Energy, Solar Power, and Geothermal Energy on Public Lands

Today, on the eve of the National Clean Energy Summit 5.0 in Las Vegas, the Center for American Progress released “The Vast Potential for Renewable Energy in the American West,” an analysis projecting that the federal lands in six western states—Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah—could house clean energy projects with the potential … Continue reading Developing Wind Energy, Solar Power, and Geothermal Energy on Public Lands

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Massachusetts Law Boosts Wind Power And Solar Energy

On August 3, 2012, Massachusetts Governor Patrick signed new energy legislation that, among other things, expands the incentives and opportunities for developing wind energy, solar power, hydro and other forms of renewable power generation to serve the state’s electricity consumers. This law, Senate Bill 2395, An Act relative to competitively priced electricity in the Commonwealth … Continue reading Massachusetts Law Boosts Wind Power And Solar Energy

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Sri Lanka to connect 30 MW wind power this week

The second wind farm was near an existing coal plant in Kalpitiya built by Daily Life Renewable (Pvt) Ltd. It had eight wind turbines Sri Lanka’s state-run Ceylon Electricity Board will connect 30MegaWatts of wind power from three privately owned wind farm plants this week, pushing total capacity to 63MW, the islands, power ministry said. … Continue reading Sri Lanka to connect 30 MW wind power this week

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RWE Innogy grows wind power portfolio in Poland to 152 megawatts

Gamesa wind farm Taciewo taken over Growth to 300 megawatts wind energy planned by 2015 RWE Innogy took over the Taciewo onshore wind farm in Poland from Gamesa. Situated in the northeast of the country and developed by Gamesa, its 15 wind power systems add up to a total installed capacity of 30 megawatts. The … Continue reading RWE Innogy grows wind power portfolio in Poland to 152 megawatts

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Pharos Completes Cable Repair On London Array Offshore Wind Farm

Pharos Offshore Group has completed cable repair and burial for the London Array Offshore Wind Farm on a section of damaged subsea export cable. Pharos delivered a work package with the rapid mobilisation of engineering, fabrication and operational teams to locate, recover, re-lay and re-bury the power cable off the Kent coast. The 800mm² HVDC … Continue reading Pharos Completes Cable Repair On London Array Offshore Wind Farm

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Pakistan strives to generate 143,000MW from solar energy and wind power potentials

According to a USAID report, Pakistan has the potential of producing 150,000 megawatts of wind energy, of which only the Sindh corridor can produce 40,000 megawatts. Rich of solar power and wind energy resources having the capacity to generate around 143,000MW of electricity, the government has embarked upon various plans of attracting foreign investments to … Continue reading Pakistan strives to generate 143,000MW from solar energy and wind power potentials

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GE Acquires Stake In 200 MW Prairie Rose Wind Farm

Geronimo Wind Energy has sold its 200 MW Prairie Rose Wind Farm to its partner, Enel Green Power (EGP). Expanding its partnership with global renewable energy company Enel Green Power, GE (NYSE: GE) unit GE Energy Financial Services has committed approximately $156 million in common equity for one of Minnesota’s largest wind farms, using GE … Continue reading GE Acquires Stake In 200 MW Prairie Rose Wind Farm

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Wind Energy: Why extending the PTC is good policy

The following was posted as a response to a question about the Production Tax Credit on the National Journal Energy Experts blog. As I’m sure most readers know by now, the wind energy production tax credit (PTC) advanced last Thursday, winning strong bipartisan support from the Senate Finance Committee. We applaud the Committee for this … Continue reading Wind Energy: Why extending the PTC is good policy

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Wind energy: wind farm in Minnesota with GE’s wind turbines

The two wind power agreements relate to the construction of the wind farm located in Minnesota, which will have an installed capacity of 200 MW, requiring a total equity investment of approximately 305 million USD. Under the terms of the equity partnership agreement, EFS Prairie Rose, a GE Capital subsidiary, will invest approx. 156 million … Continue reading Wind energy: wind farm in Minnesota with GE’s wind turbines

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