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  • Wind energy projects in Bulgaria

    Wind energy projects in Bulgaria In  this issue we present exhibitors in the SEE Exhibition ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • Iran opens major new wind energy project

    Iran has launched a major new wind farm project as it looks to boost the share of renewable power sources in its energy mix. Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian and the MAPNA Group opened the first phase of the Kahak wind farm in the north-west province of Qazvin, which neighbours Tehran Province and reports suggest that it will have a 17.5MW capacity. The first phase of the project ...


    By Climate Action

  • Oregon offshore wind energy farm project announced

    A Seattle company is being given the green light to develop plans to build the West Coast's first offshore wind energy farm - five floating turbines off Oregon's Coos Bay, federal and state officials said Wednesday. The 30-megawatt pilot project was announced at a press conference by Gov. John Kitzhaber, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell ...


    By Associated Press

  • Millions of Euros for innovative wind energy demonstration projects

    A call for renewable energy project funding, which potentially totals tens of millions of Euros under NER300, was launched by the European Commission today. NER300 is the EU's funding programme for innovative demonstration projects for renewable energy and carbon capture and storage (CCS). However while no CCS projects qualified for funding as part of the first call in 2011, renewables projects ...


    By WindEurope

  • Seven wind projects to benefit from energy department

    The Department of Energy has announced that it would award seven wind projects in a bid to help the wind industry on the design and development technology of off-shore power generation. The total award is to the tune of $28 million and the companies will receive their shares of $4 million each. The amount is to be spent on completing the work they have undertaken in six states after which three ...

  • Constellation Energy Dedicates Criterion Wind Project

    Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) held a ribbon cutting ceremony on July 19 for its Criterion Wind Project in Oakland. Local business and community leaders and landowners were on hand for the dedication, as was Maryland Del. Wendell Beitzel and W. Kevin Hughes, Gov. Martin O’Malley’s deputy legislative officer. ...


    By Constellation Energy

  • Energy Department Announces Innovative Offshore Wind Energy Projects

    As a part of the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today announced the selection of three pioneering offshore wind demonstrations to receive up to $47 million each over the next four years to deploy innovative, grid-connected systems in federal and state waters by 2017. These projects – located off the coast of New Jersey, Oregon and Virginia ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • juwi Wind Commences Construction of the Community Wind South Wind Project in Minnesota

    juwi Wind has commenced construction of the 30 MW Community Wind South wind farm in Nobles County, Minnesota. The project northwest of Worthington will feature the tallest turbines in the state. "juwi is proud to start construction on Community Wind South and transform the local community's vision into a reality of economic benefits and jobs for Nobles County. The project, which has been years in ...

  • A legal discussion on wind energy

    There are several issues affecting the future of the US wind industry but what could be most important are the passage of a Renewable Electricity Standard (RES) and the future of the grid. Can the wind industry thrive or even survive without an RES? Who is going to control siting decisions for new transmission lines – federal, state or local authorities? And who is going to pay for these ...

  • Wind – green energy for Europe

    Opening speech at the European Wind Energy Conf. by Andris PiebalgsMarseille, 16 March 2009 Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure for me to be here at the opening session to welcome you to the 2009 edition of the European Wind Energy Conference in Marseille. I would like to thank EWEA for organising this major event, and for inviting me again this year. I really appreciate this yearly ...

  • Energy answer: Blowing in the wind?

    When the federal government approved the Cape Wind project in April, allowing 130 power-generating turbines to be placed in the waters off Cape Cod, it gave a significant boost to the prospects of wind energy. The comparatively high costs of wind power, however, remain a problem. But in a study, MIT researchers have concluded that some of the price problems associated with wind power can be ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Nova Scotia to proceed with three new wind energy projects

    Nova Scotia to proceed with three new wind energy projects Nova Scotia is moving ahead with three commercial-scale wind-energy projects that will create jobs and $200 million of new investment. Energy Minister Charlie Parker said the projects, in Lunenburg and Guysborough counties, will help stabilize electricity prices in Nova Scotia and benefit the environment. "These large wind projects ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Cadmus Releases New Tool to Improve Siting Practices for Wind Energy Projects

    The Cadmus Group, Inc. today announced the release of a new online tool designed to help companies choose the most effective site for their wind energy project. The Distributed Wind Site Analysis Tool (DSAT) allows users to predict the energy output and environmental benefits of wind energy projects at sites across the United States. “DSAT represents a step ...


    By The Cadmus Group, Inc.

  • DOE to invest up to US$33.5m in wind energy projects

    DOE announced on May 12 that it plans to provide Massachusetts with $25 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to accelerate the development of the state's Wind Technology Testing Center. Conveniently located in Boston Harbor, the new center will be the first commercial facility in the nation for large wind turbine blades. It will allow for the testing of blades longer ...

  • Global Wind Energy Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Global Wind Energy Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Finavera Wind Energy Announces $22 Million Sale of 77 MW Wildmare Wind Energy Project

      Finavera Wind Energy Inc. ('Finavera Wind Energy' or the 'Company') (TSX-V: FVR) is pleased to announce it has signed a binding Purchase and Sale Agreement to sell the 77 megawatt ("MW") Wildmare Wind Energy Project for approximately $22,000,000 to Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (TSX: INE) ("Innergex"). The Wildmare Wind Energy Project, located near the community of Chetwynd in ...


    By Finavera Renewables

  • Tetra Tech awarded $40 million EPC wind energy project

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has been awarded a $40 million contract to design and build a 152-megawatt (MW) wind farm outside of Woodward, Oklahoma. Tetra Tech will provide engineering-procurement-construction (EPC) services to CPV Keenan II Renewable Energy Company, LLC for the Keenan II Wind Farm. Tetra Tech previously completed the upfront environmental and ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • Energy Department announces new investments in pioneering U.S. offshore wind projects

    Underscoring the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above strategy to develop more secure, domestic energy sources and strengthen American competitiveness in the global market, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced seven offshore wind awards for projects in Maine, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Texas and Virginia. As part of the Energy Department’s broader efforts to launch an ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Gamesa Selects Towers from Broadwind Energy for U.S. Wind Projects

    NAPERVILLE, Ill. - Gamesa Technology Corp., a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of Gamesa Corporación Tecnológica, a global manufacturer of wind turbine generators with headquarters in Spain and operations in the U.S., Europe, China and India has selected Tower Tech, Inc., a subsidiary of Broadwind Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWEN), to supply structural wind towers for wind sites in the United ...

  • Mainstream awarded 250MW of wind energy projects in South Africa Government tender

    A consortium led by global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power was today awarded Preferred Bidder status by the Department of Energy in South Africa for two large-scale wind energy projects with a total generation capacity of 250 megawatts. The award was made under the fourth round of the South African Government’s Renewable Energy Procurement Programme and the two wind farms ...


    By Mainstream Renewable Power

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