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  • GMP and NPS Award Wind Turbine

    Green Mountain Power is pleased to announce that Northlands Job Corps of Vergennes has been selected to host the first wind turbine installation of the Green Mountain Power & Northern Power Systems Community Wind Partnership to promote local wind power. "This is just the first of what we hope to be many Vermont-made community-scale wind turbines in our state," said Mary Powell, president and ...


    By Marketwire

  • Canada to Study Wind Turbine Noise and Health

    Health Canada, in collaboration with Statistics Canada, will conduct a research study that will explore the relationship between wind turbine noise and health effects reported by, and objectively measured in, people living near wind power developments. "This study is in response to questions from residents living near wind farms about possible health effects of low frequency noise generated by ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Wind turbines not a risk to human health, says MIT study

    The review took into consideration health effects such as stress, annoyance and sleep disturbance among others that have, in the past, been raised in association with living close to wind turbines. "No clear or consistent association is seen between noise from wind turbines and any reported disease or other indicator of harm to human health" the study found. The MIT authors considered a number of ...


    By WindEurope

  • GE Announces Global Wind Turbine Repair Innovation Lab in Albany, NY

    Innovation Lab to Focus on Uptower Drivetrain Repairs for GE’s Global Wind Turbine Fleet Site Features Advanced Manufacturing, Tooling, Machining and Equipment to Develop Repair Technologies to Reduce Wind Turbine Cost of Life Part of GE’s Investment of More than $400 Million in the Capital Region over the Past ...


    By General Electric

  • South Carolina Opens Nation’s Largest Wind Drivetrain Testing Facility

    On Thursday Nov 21, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman joined with officials from Clemson University to dedicate the nation’s largest and one of the world’s most advanced wind energy testing facilities in North Charleston, S.C. Led by Clemson University’s Restoration Institute, the facility will help test and validate new turbines, particularly for offshore wind ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Revolutionary Wind Energy Company Accio Energy, Inc. Adds CEO

    Jennifer Baird Brings Track Record of Successfully Commercializing Transformational Technologies to Start-Up That Captures Wind Energy Without the Use of TurbinesANN ARBOR, MI -- (Marketwire) -- 09/15/10 -- Accio Energy, Inc., an early stage alternative energy company, today announced that Jennifer Baird, until recently President and CEO of Accuri Cytometers, Inc., is joining the company as ...


    By Marketwire

  • EDF Renewable Energy Dedicates the Pacific Wind Project and Catalina Solar Project

    EDF Renewable Energy, formerly enXco, celebrates the construction and operation of two Kern County projects producing clean energy for Southern California. The 140 MW Pacific Wind and 143 MWp Catalina Solar projects were developed and contracted independently; however, their close geographic proximity to one another enabled the projects to share certain infrastructure ...


    By Marketwire

  • Wind and solar core component manufacturers assess the Ontario market

    Ontario is hitting the radar screens of wind and solar manufacturers worldwide as a key destination to set up shop or upgrade existing facilities. The province's ambitious feed-in tariff (FIT) program, which guarantees fair prices for renewable energy over 20 years and includes domestic content requirements, has created exciting opportunities for renewable energy manufacturers. Now suppliers and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Secretary Chu announces new investments in cutting-edge wind energy research facilities

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced new investments today in three university-led wind energy research facilities that will enhance the United States' leadership role in testing and producing the most advanced and efficient wind turbines in the world. The funding is from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, and the research will focus on improving both land-based and offshore wind ...

  • Energy Department Names Virginia and Illinois Electric Co-ops the 2013 Wind Cooperatives of the Year

    The U.S. Department of Energy and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) today recognized Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) of Virginia and the Rural Electric Convenience Cooperative (RECC) of Illinois as the 2013 Wind Cooperatives of the Year. The awards were presented at the TechAdvantage 2014 Conference and Expo in Nashville, Tenn., to ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Green Mountain Power & Northern Power Systems Partner to Expand Community Wind Installations in the Green Mountain State

    As part of its celebration of Global Wind Day, Green Mountain Power today announced it is strengthening its commitment to sustainable wind energy in Vermont by offering to install and operate a Northern Power®100 (NPS 100) wind turbine from Northern Power Systems at a customer site. Businesses, schools, farms, municipalities and community energy committees in GMP's service territory are ...


    By Marketwire

  • Secretary Chu, governor Patrick announce US$25m for Massachusetts wind technology testing center

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Governor Deval Patrick today announced the Department of Energy's intent to award Massachusetts $25 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to accelerate development of the state's Wind Technology Testing Center and create hundreds of new jobs in the area. The new center will test commercial-sized wind turbine blades to help reduce ...

  • Siemens Canada awarded 270-MW wind power order for South Kent project

    Siemens Canada has been awarded a milestone order by Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) for the supply and commissioning of 124 wind turbines for the South Kent wind project. The 270-MW project, located in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent in Southwestern Ontario, will generate enough energy for up to 100,000 ...


    By Siemens AG

  • enXco and KCP&L Sign Power Purchase Agreement for 100.8 MW Spearville 3 Wind Energy Project

    enXco, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, and KCP&L have entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for a 100.8 megawatt wind energy facility to be built in Ford County, Kansas, 17 miles northeast of Dodge City. The agreement was finalized in November 2011. enXco will develop, build, and own the Spearville 3 Wind Project, consisting of 63 General Electric (GE) XLE turbines, while KCP&L will ...


    By Marketwire

  • Study finds no widespread impact of wind power projects on surrounding residential property values in the US

    Over 30,000 megawatts of wind energy capacity are installed across the United States and an increasing number of communities are considering  new wind power facilities. Given these developments, there is an urgent  need to empirically investigate typical community concerns about wind  energy and thereby provide stakeholders involved in the wind project siting process a common base of knowledge. A ...

  • Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners Increases Distribution Following Acquisition of Two California Wind Farms

    All amounts in U.S. dollars. Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners L.P. (TSX: BEP.UN) ("Brookfield Renewable") is pleased to announce an increase in its unitholder distributions to $1.38 on an annualized basis, representing an increase of three cents per unit per year. The increase will take effect with the first quarter distribution payable in April 2012. The increase in distributions is the ...


    By Marketwire

  • Contract Awards - Clocaenog & Brechfa West Forestry Works

    It is with great pleasure that Civil Engineering Division announces the award of our latest contracts for RWE Innogy. We have been appointed as Principal Contractor under the CDM Regulations for the tree-felling works required to permit further site investigation at the locations of two proposed onshore wind farms in Wales. The projects are in their initial stages, having recently achieved ...


    By I & H Brown Ltd

  • Sauer Energy Announces It Has Selected Its New Consolidated Headquarters Location

    Sauer Energy, Inc. ("SEI") (OTCBB: SENY), a developer of the patented WindCharger™ vertical-axis wind turbine (VAWT), announces that it has selected its new consolidated headquarters location. The new Sauer Energy Headquarters will be located in Southern California and house its Executive, Production, Research & Development, Sales/Marketing, Showroom and Warehouse operations. The facility is ...


    By Marketwire

  • EDP Renewables presents the first Polish edition of University Challenge

    EDP Renewables announced the winner of the first edition of the EDPR University Challenge for students from Polish universities. The awards ceremony, held in Poland, was led by João Manso Neto, CEO of EDPR, who was accompanied by Polish executives of the company. It took place in Warsaw today at the Cervantes Institute. This initiative aims is to awaken the spirit of innovation and ...


    By EDP Renováveis

  • World’s first commercial tidal energy scheme to be launched in North Wales

    npower renewables, the British subsidiary of RWE Innogy, and Bristol-based tidal power developers Marine Current Turbines (MCT), have announced a pioneering partnership to help deliver one of the world’s first commercial-scale tidal stream projects, off the coast of Anglesey, north Wales.  This exciting and innovative showcase tidal farm scheme would be capable of generating 10.5 megawatts (MW) ...


    By RWE AG

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