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24 MW Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant in Puerto Rico

AES Solar and Met Life Announce the Financing and Start of Construction of its Ilumina Project – a 24 MW Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant in Puerto Rico –The First Utility Scale Solar Project on the Island. AES Solar, a joint venture between The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) and Riverstone Holdings LLC, announced today that one … Continue reading 24 MW Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant in Puerto Rico

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First Solar Partners with Kiran Energy and Mahindra Solar One on 50 MW of PV Projects in Rajasthan

The two adjacent solar power projects, which together will be one of India’s largest PV installations upon completion, are part of the second batch of utility-scale solar projects concluded under India’s Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (NSM). The NSM aims to install 20,000 MW of new solar electricity generating capacity by 2022. First Solar, Inc. … Continue reading First Solar Partners with Kiran Energy and Mahindra Solar One on 50 MW of PV Projects in Rajasthan

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BASF to showcase sustainable solutions at the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s annual conference

Portfolio comprises epoxy systems, coatings, concrete, special grouting material, foams and lubricants BASF will showcase its portfolio of innovative solutions for the fabrication, installation and maintenance of wind turbines at the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s (CanWEA’s) 28th annual conference and exhibition, Oct. 15-17, 2012, at theDirect Energy Centre in Toronto, Ontario. Visitors to BASFbooth 1141 … Continue reading BASF to showcase sustainable solutions at the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s annual conference

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E.ON and Danish pension fund PensionDanmark agree on wind energy deal

The German energy group E.ON has sold 50 per cent of three US wind farms– two in Texas and one in Pennsylvania – to the Danish pension fund PensionDanmark. This is the first transaction of its kind between the two companies. “This transaction is an important step to implementing our strategy to generate more value … Continue reading E.ON and Danish pension fund PensionDanmark agree on wind energy deal

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Wind energy in Peru: Vestas receives wind power order for delivery of 114 MW

Vestas has received an order from ContourGlobal for a total capacity of 114 MW for the Cupisnique and Talara wind farm plants in Peru consisting of 45 wind turbines of the V100 platform and 17 units of the V100-1.8 MW, respectively. The contract is a turnkey contract, which means that Vestas will provide the entire … Continue reading Wind energy in Peru: Vestas receives wind power order for delivery of 114 MW

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Iran inaugurates 17 solar power plants

Iran has inaugurated 17 solar power plants simultaneously in different cities. Back in May Iran approved the allocation of €500 million from national development fund for renewable energy projects. Currently fossil fuels provide 78% of the world’s energy, this is while, 1 9% is supplied through renewable energy and 2.8% through nuclear energy. In 2010, … Continue reading Iran inaugurates 17 solar power plants

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Deepwater Wind working to build first U.S. offshore wind farm

Reuters is reporting that Deepwater Wind is working to build the first U.S. wind farm off Rhode Island. Deepwater Wind is racing to build the first U.S. offshore wind farm off Rhode Island and hopes to parlay that into a string of East Coast farms. The privately held U.S. wind power developer plans to begin … Continue reading Deepwater Wind working to build first U.S. offshore wind farm

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Micro combined heat and solar power plant installed at ArrowPharm (Malta)

A three-year, EU-funded research project, dubbed DIGESPO, an acronym for ‘Distributed CHP Generation from Small Size Concentrated Solar Power’, has just completed the installation of a pilot micro Combined Heat and Power (m-CHP) plant, based on innovative Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and Stirling engine technology, in Malta. The solar power plant is designed and built … Continue reading Micro combined heat and solar power plant installed at ArrowPharm (Malta)

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World’s Largest Linear Fresnel Solar Power Station Commences Operation

Puerto Errado 2 (PE2), the 30MW solar thermal power station built by Novatec Solar using its proprietary solar field technology, has been completed and is in operation. PE2’s solar boiler includes a mirror surface of 302,000m2 making it the world’s largest operational solar thermal power station based on linear Fresnel collector technology. PE2’s 30MW electrical … Continue reading World’s Largest Linear Fresnel Solar Power Station Commences Operation

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China’s geothermal energy equal to 860 trillion tonnes of coal equivalent

The figure is based on a new evaluation of geothermal energy resources buried 3,000 to 10,000 meters below 287 cities, 12 sedimentary basins and 2,562 hot springs. China’s geothermal energy resources amount to 860 trillion tonnes of coal equivalent, an amount 260,000 times greater than China’s annual energy consumption, according to newly issued statistics from … Continue reading China’s geothermal energy equal to 860 trillion tonnes of coal equivalent

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Test center for mega wind turbines opens in Denmark

An answer to the world’s need for more renewable energy is to develop larger wind turbines that produce significantly more energy. To achieve exactly this, Denmark inaugurates a test centre that can make the next generation of mega wind turbines a reality. The first wind turbine to be tested measures 197 meters, but the facility … Continue reading Test center for mega wind turbines opens in Denmark

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Wind energy would generate thousands of jobs in South Carolina

A report by Clemson University’s Restoration Institute and Strom Thurmond Institute of Government and Public Affairs details the extent of South Carolina’s wind-energy industry in 2012 and illustrates how the state’s financial landscape could look after development of an offshore wind farm. A wind farm off South Carolina’s coast could generate thousands of jobs and … Continue reading Wind energy would generate thousands of jobs in South Carolina

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Clean Wind Energy Tower, Inc. Provides Update on Previously Filed Patent Application “Atmospheric Energy Extraction Devices & Methods”

The application covers, including  other claims, the appropriately shaping of the external walls of the Tower so that the wind blowing upon the Tower may be captured and directed to conversion tunnels at the base of the Tower where the wind turbines may convert the mechanical wind energy to electrical energy. Clean Wind Energy Tower, … Continue reading Clean Wind Energy Tower, Inc. Provides Update on Previously Filed Patent Application “Atmospheric Energy Extraction Devices & Methods”

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Study highlights U.K. farmers’ need for small wind energy as price hedge

It’s as true in the U.K. as it is in the U.S.  It’s also just as true about small wind as it is about the utility-scale segment of the industry: clean, affordable wind power provides a hedge against notoriously volatile fossil-fuel prices. Gaia-Wind, a leading U.K. small wind turbine manufacturer (and AWEA member), recently highlighted … Continue reading Study highlights U.K. farmers’ need for small wind energy as price hedge

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Wind energy in Ukraine: DTEK commissions its first wind farm

Integrated energy holding DTEK (DTEUA) completed the construction of 20 wind turbines with a total capacity of 60 MW at its Botievo Wind Farm. The company said it is going to commission another 10 wind turbiness by the end of October to increase capacity to 90 MW, and further to 200MW by end-2013. At its … Continue reading Wind energy in Ukraine: DTEK commissions its first wind farm

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Suzlon wins repeat wind power order from Surat Municipal Corporation

Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth largest wind turbine supplier, announced its second consecutive order from Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) to set up, operate and maintain a 8.4 MW wind energy project in Gujarat. SMC holds the unique distinction of being India’s first civic body to set up a wind power project in the country and … Continue reading Suzlon wins repeat wind power order from Surat Municipal Corporation

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Wind energy could create 30,000 jobs in Ireland by 2020

Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) have claimed Ireland’s wind power market has the potential to create 30,000 jobs by 2020 – that’s if the Government brings about some reforms to the industry. The IWEA is holding its autumn conference in Killarney, Co Kerry, today, where it launched a new policy paper on exports and a … Continue reading Wind energy could create 30,000 jobs in Ireland by 2020

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Vestas To Supply Wind Turbines For Three Wind Farms In France

Vestas has received an order from Ostwind, for delivery of 12 units of the V90-3MWwind  turbine for the Atrebatie wind power project in France. The 12 wind turbines will compose three wind farms of four V90-3.0 MW turbines each: Le Bois du Haut, Le Vert Galant, and Garimetz, all located in Nord-Pas-de-Calais region, with a … Continue reading Vestas To Supply Wind Turbines For Three Wind Farms In France

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