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RES Americas Announces Completion of 267 MW Washington Wind Energy Project

Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas), a leader in the development and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in North America, is pleased to announce substantial completion of the Tucannon River Wind Farm in Washington State. RES Americas served as the Balance of Plant (BOP) construction contractor for the project’s owner, … Continue reading RES Americas Announces Completion of 267 MW Washington Wind Energy Project

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GE Expands Wind Energy Presence in Poland

GE 2.5-103 Wind Turbines will Generate Power in Southern Poland to Assist with Polish Renewable Energy Goals. Galicja Wind Farm, planned to reach 120 MW, will be One of the Largest Wind Farms in Poland. GE 2.5-103 Wind Turbines will Generate Power in Southern Poland to Assist with Polish Renewable Energy Goals. Galicja Wind Farm, … Continue reading GE Expands Wind Energy Presence in Poland

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E.ON commissions large scale wind power and solar energy projects in the US

With the commissioning of two renewables projects E.ON is strengthening its position in the U.S. market for green energy. Both the start of commercial operation of the onshore wind farm Grandview I in the Texas Panhandle and of the Fort Huachuca Solar Plant in Arizona occurred in a single week. Grandview I is a 211-megawatt … Continue reading E.ON commissions large scale wind power and solar energy projects in the US

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Vattenfall has completed the sale of Thanet Offshore Wind Farm transmission infrastructure

Vattenfall has completed the sale of Thanet Offshore Wind Farm transmission infrastructure in a £164mn deal, approximately SEK 2 bln. The sale includes export cables and substations and is a part of the unbundling process. The agreement, with international infrastructure group Balfour Beatty, was finalised today following a tender process, managed by energy regulator Ofgem, … Continue reading Vattenfall has completed the sale of Thanet Offshore Wind Farm transmission infrastructure

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Iberdrola awards Navantia €160 million contracts for its german offshore wind farm

IBERDROLA and Navantia entered, today, into an agreement valued at €160 million, under the terms of which the shipbuilding firm will be completing work for the Wikinger offshore wind farm in Germany at its facilities in Puerto Real (Cádiz) and Fene (A Coruña). The contract is one of the largest awarded to date by IBERDROLA … Continue reading Iberdrola awards Navantia €160 million contracts for its german offshore wind farm

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$300 Million In Wind Power Project Financing Secured For 215 MW Of Goldwind Wind Turbines In Panama

Goldwind USA, the US subsidiary of Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (Shenzhen Stock Exchange: 002202, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited: 2208) (“Goldwind”), announced today that the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”) of the World Bank has financed the 215MW second phase of the Penonome Wind Project located in the Province of Cocle, … Continue reading $300 Million In Wind Power Project Financing Secured For 215 MW Of Goldwind Wind Turbines In Panama

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Nordex to build 65 MW wind farm in Ireland with 26 N90/2500 wind turbines

Nordex has received a contract for the 65 MW “Knockduff” wind farm project, entailing the delivery and installation of a total of 26 N90/2500 wind turbines plus premium service for a minimum period of 15 years. The wind farm is to go into operation in August 2015. The customer is project developer Green Energy Supply … Continue reading Nordex to build 65 MW wind farm in Ireland with 26 N90/2500 wind turbines

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Alstom secures a second wind power contract in South Korea

Alstom has been awarded a contract by DaeMyoung Energy Corporation, subsidiary company of DaeMyoung GEC, a large engineering and construction services company in South Korea to provide wind turbines for Gowon wind farm. The wind farm is located in Gangwon province approximately 170km east of Seoul. Alstom will supply and supervise the installation and commissioning … Continue reading Alstom secures a second wind power contract in South Korea

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Wind energy in Panama: wind farm with Goldwind wind turbines

A member of the World Bank Group was backing a wind power project in Panama that will be able to satisfy 5 percent of the country’s energy demands. The International Finance Corp. announced the completion of a $300 million finance package for the Penonome wind farm, which will become the largest wind farm in Central … Continue reading Wind energy in Panama: wind farm with Goldwind wind turbines

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US Congress extends policy critical to the success of wind energy

American wind power and tens of thousands of workers in its U.S. supply chain will have a brief opportunity for new projects as the U.S. Senate voted last night to extend a critical incentive for 2014. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) promised to continue seeking a more stable policy to allow wind energy to … Continue reading US Congress extends policy critical to the success of wind energy

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Gamesa and Iberdrola launch a new system for operating wind energy plants from a distance

Gamesa and the Iberdrola Group, through its engineering and construction subsidiary, have launched a wind sector-pioneering system which enables the remote management, using a single interface, of any make of wind turbine, anywhere in the world. Leveraging both firms’ know-how and experience in the wind sector, this new system, called WindCORE® + WindOne®, enables operators … Continue reading Gamesa and Iberdrola launch a new system for operating wind energy plants from a distance

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Senvion (Suzlon) completes first phase of 350 MW wind farm in Canada

Senvion SE, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth-largest manufacturer of wind turbines, has just completed commissioning of  phase one of  the wind project Rivière-du-Moulin. So far, 75 of 175 Senvion MM82 and MM92 type wind turbines in a special cold climate version (CCV) have been installed and commissioned.     … Continue reading Senvion (Suzlon) completes first phase of 350 MW wind farm in Canada

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Gamesa, first OEM to certify a wind turbine life extension

Gamesa has become the first wind turbine manufacturer to manage to certify its useful life extension programme under the standard issued by independent certification body, DNV GL. This certification -awarded to G47-660 kW life extension programme- evidences once again the company’s technological leadership, underpinned by a broad suite of products designed to reduce the cost … Continue reading Gamesa, first OEM to certify a wind turbine life extension

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Tata Power Completes Commissioning of 32 MW Wind Power Project in Maharashtra

Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, today announced the successful commissioning of the final 8 MW of the 32 MW wind farm at Girijashankarwadi in Maharashtra. The wind farm uses the 2 MW wind turbine from Kenersys India. With this commissioning, Tata Power’s total wind generation capacity stands at 470.6 MW, with wind farms … Continue reading Tata Power Completes Commissioning of 32 MW Wind Power Project in Maharashtra

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Nebraska Transmission Infrastructure Ready to Accommodate At Least 2,000 MW of Additional Wind Energy

Economists at The Brattle Group authored a study that identifies the factors that impact the desirability of developing 5,000 to 10,000 MW of renewable generation in Nebraska for export purposes. Prepared for the Nebraska Power Review Board (PRB) and submitted to the Nebraska Legislature for consideration today, the study also presents options available to policy … Continue reading Nebraska Transmission Infrastructure Ready to Accommodate At Least 2,000 MW of Additional Wind Energy

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Boralex offers $400 million for French wind power company Enel Green Power

Boralex Inc. (TSX:BLX) is acquiring a French wind power company for $400 million in an all-cash deal. Montreal-based Boralex says the purchase of Enel Green Power France SAS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Enel Green Power International B.V., would make it the largest independent wind power producer in France.     Canadian power producer Boralex … Continue reading Boralex offers $400 million for French wind power company Enel Green Power

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PGE Announces Completion of Tucannon River Wind Farm

Tucannon River is PGE’s second fully owned and operated large-scale wind energy project, with 116 wind turbines and a total installed capacity of 267 megawatts. Given the variability of wind power, the plant is expected to produce an average of 101 megawatts – enough to power the homes of about 84,000 average PGE residential customers. … Continue reading PGE Announces Completion of Tucannon River Wind Farm

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Abengoa, leading wind power generator in Uruguay

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has commissioned the Talas del Maciel II wind farm, Cadonal, its second project of this type in Uruguay. Located in the Flores department, the wind farm consists of 25 wind turbines producing a … Continue reading Abengoa, leading wind power generator in Uruguay

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World Wind Power Potential close to 100 million Megawatt – actual potential even higher

The Technical Committee of the World Wind Energy Association has published the first World Wind Resource Assessment Report. According to WWEA, the total wind energy potential of the world, as identified by these existing studies, is 95 million MW, or 95 TW. The group says the relation to the current global energy demand of around … Continue reading World Wind Power Potential close to 100 million Megawatt – actual potential even higher

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Argentina has great wind energy potential

In an interview with the Herald, senior climate change specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Claudio Alatorre said the costs of renewables have been dropping but changes on the rules that govern local electricity grids must be implemented across the region. Many countries in the region, including Argentina, still rely on fossil fuels. Do … Continue reading Argentina has great wind energy potential

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