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Indonesia to set prices for wind energy to lure investment

Deputy Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry Rudi Rubiandini said that the government expected the new policy would increase the proportion of renewable energy in the country’s energy mix. The Indonesian government is preparing a new pricing regulation for micro-hydro, wind power and solar energy plants as an effort to lure investment in the … Continue reading Indonesia to set prices for wind energy to lure investment

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Pakistan’s first Wind Farm based at Jhimpir

The 50 megawatt Wind Energy Farm has been completed in a record time by FFC Energy Limited (FFCEL), a subsidiary of FFC established with the vision to introducing and promoting renewable and environmental friendly energy generation in Pakistan. On similar lines FFC CSR has initiated a community uplift and support program at Jhimpir, focusing on … Continue reading Pakistan’s first Wind Farm based at Jhimpir

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Wind energy in Nicaragua: MIGA backs wind farm with Gamesa’s wind turbines

The Eolo de Nicaragua project consists of 22 Gamesa G90 2-megawatt wind turbine generators, as well as the facilities and equipment required to connect the generators to a high-voltage substation. This wind farm will decrease greenhouse gas emissions, address the need for additional generation capacity in the country, and reduce the cost of electricity for … Continue reading Wind energy in Nicaragua: MIGA backs wind farm with Gamesa’s wind turbines

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Enercon to launch 2.5MW low wind turbine at HUSUM WindEnergy 2012

The rotor diameter of this new wind turbine is 115 metres with a rated power of 2.5 megawatts. The new E-115 series will be the main attraction at the ENERCON stand during this year’s HUSUM WindEnergy Fair (18-22 September). Designed for average wind speeds of 7.5 metres per second and gust intensities of up to … Continue reading Enercon to launch 2.5MW low wind turbine at HUSUM WindEnergy 2012

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Moldova Noua wind farm in Romania enters operation

The fully operational plant, comprised of 21 2.3 MW SWT wind turbines with a total installed capacity of 48MW, 25MW of which have been online since December of last year, will be capable of generating some 130 million kilowatt hours, thus avoiding the emission of over 70 thousand tonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere. With … Continue reading Moldova Noua wind farm in Romania enters operation

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RWE Innogy To Use REpower’s 6.15 MW Offshore Wind Turbines

Each of the 6.15 MW wind turbines can supply more than 6,000 households. The REpower 6M to date is the most powerful wind turbine ever to be installed on the high seas anywhere in the world. The turbine is produced in Bremerhaven. From there, the components can be transported directly to their destination on the … Continue reading RWE Innogy To Use REpower’s 6.15 MW Offshore Wind Turbines

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Wind energy in Philippines: Mindoro wind farm

The 48-megawatt Wind Energy Power System  consists of three phases each generating 16MW. The country’s largest wind farm starts construction tomorrow on a site overlooking Verde Island, involving a P6-billion private investment on power generation. Valencia Energy Secretary Rene Almendras and Oriental Mindoro Rep. Rodolfo Valencia will he joined by Italian Ambassador Luca Fornari, industry … Continue reading Wind energy in Philippines: Mindoro wind farm

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Enel Green Power starts operations at new wind farm in Andalusia

The clean energy produced by the nine 2 MW wind turbines at “Padul” wind farm will avoid annual atmospheric emissions of about 28,000 tons of CO2, saving around 14,000 tons of oil equivalent (TOE). Enel Green Power has connected a new 18 MW wind farm to the grid in Andalusia named “Padul” after the municipality … Continue reading Enel Green Power starts operations at new wind farm in Andalusia

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Acciona Windpower is awarded a 30 MW supply contract for a wind farm on Canada’s eastern seaboard

Joe Baker, CEO of Acciona Windpower North America, stated that “we’re very excited to partner with Prince Edward Island Energy Corporation on the first Canadian installation of our AW3000 turbine. PEI Energy Corporation has done an excellent job in selecting a turbine that will deliver low-cost, clean energy to its customers”. The contract with PEI … Continue reading Acciona Windpower is awarded a 30 MW supply contract for a wind farm on Canada’s eastern seaboard

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Swedish wind energy may slow

Sweden needs to raise its political objectives for installing new wind power “if we are to avoid a steep slowdown in the construction of turbine capacity,” she said. “Currently, low power prices and electricity- certificate subsidies offer no room for raising targets.” Swedish Wind Energy Association warned that electricity prices and subsidies at current levels … Continue reading Swedish wind energy may slow

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Jamaica Urges Investment in Wind Energy

Renewable energy is expected to represent some 20 per cent of the country’s energy mix by 2030. As Government continues to encourage investment in renewable sources of energy, private interests are being urged to consider wind energy as a lucrative area for investment. “We are trying to encourage private players, not just Government, to actually … Continue reading Jamaica Urges Investment in Wind Energy

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Wind power can help meet the UK’s climate goals

“With continuing government support, the average wind farm globally may produce power at costs that compete with fossil fuels as soon as 2016,” the report said, adding the generating technology keeps down the costs of reducing emissions and can help meet the 2020 renewable target. Wind power provides an effective way to reduce carbon dioxide … Continue reading Wind power can help meet the UK’s climate goals

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Western Wind Responds to Brookfield Renewable’s Acquisition of a Stake in the Company

Western Wind is a vertically integrated renewable energy production company that owns and operates wind and solar generation facilities with 165 net MW of rated capacity in production, in the States of California and Arizona. Western Wind further owns a 30-MW solar project nearing construction in Puerto Rico, and substantial wind and solar development assets … Continue reading Western Wind Responds to Brookfield Renewable’s Acquisition of a Stake in the Company

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Inquirer Editorial: Wind energy’s survival could depend on PTC

Gamesa has grown by leaps, building wind-power equipment and wind farms that generate 40 percent of the state’s wind power – all while relying on domestic suppliers for an increasingly large share of its components. But the planned cutbacks at Gamesa, reflecting similar layoffs at wind-energy firms across the country, stem from the uncertainty over … Continue reading Inquirer Editorial: Wind energy’s survival could depend on PTC

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EWEA seeks new CEO as Kjaer announces departure

The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) is looking for a new Chief Executive Officer following the decision of Christian Kjaer to stand down from April 2013. Christian Kjaer has been CEO of EWEA since 2006. From 2003-2006 he was EWEA Policy Director, and previously worked for the Danish Wind Industry Association and the Danish newspaper … Continue reading EWEA seeks new CEO as Kjaer announces departure

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Gamesa to deliver 48 MW of its 2.0 MW wind turbines to Longyuan Group in China

Gamesa will start to deliver 24 sets of G87- 2.0 MW Class S and G90-2.0 MW wind turbines from October this year. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has just signed a deal to supply 48 MW of capacity of its 2.0 MW wind turbines to Longyuan Group for a wind farm that … Continue reading Gamesa to deliver 48 MW of its 2.0 MW wind turbines to Longyuan Group in China

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