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  • Microsoft announces largest ever wind energy purchase

    Microsoft inked its largest wind energy deal to date earlier this month, signing two agreements representing 237 megawatts (MW) of wind capacity, bringing Microsoft’s total investment in wind energy in the U.S. to over 500 megawatts. Microsoft has contracted with Allianz Risk Transfer to acquire energy from the new 178 MW Bloom Wind project in  Kansas, as well as with Black Hills ...

  • Wind Iris Lidar Installation at Caracoles Wind Farm

    With assistance from RNRG team member Dale Lamell, Ventus Ingenieria recently installed a Wind Iris nacelle-mounted Lidar at the 20MW Caracoles wind farm in Uruguay. The Wind Iris is being used to monitor turbine performance and offer optimization solutions for the project. Here's an overview of the trip, told in pictures: RNRG and Ventus arrive at the Caracoles wind farm ready to install a Wind ...


    By Renewable NRG Systems

  • juwi Wind Secures Financing for Minnesota Wind Farm

    juwi Wind has secured financing for the Community Wind South project, a 30 MW wind farm in southwestern Minnesota currently being constructed. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2012. Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftbank, or DZ Bank AG, the fourth biggest bank in Germany with a large branch in New York, has been the mandated lead arranger and provided the construction, ITC cash ...

  • Knockaneden wind farm global wind day 2015

    Knockaneden wind farm in Ireland, owned by Caherciveen Wind Ltd and operated by Mainstream Renewable Power, welcomed three local schools to the wind farm yesterday to celebrate Global Wind Day 2015. The pupils, from St. Finians, Filemore and Coars primary schools, were given a tour of the wind farm which has been in commercial operation since 2012. Mainstream staff provided the pupils with ...


    By Mainstream Renewable Power

  • Noupoort wind farm erects first wind turbine

    Noupoort Wind Farm (80MW), in South Africa’s Northern Cape, has announced that it has completed the erection of the first of its thirty-five wind turbines. This is a pivotal point in the construction of the wind farm, with the next major construction milestone being the energisation of the substation. All the wind turbine foundations were completed ahead of schedule last month and the main ...


    By Mainstream Renewable Power

  • Offshore Wind Farm Manufacturing Worldwide

    Bharatbook added a new report on 'Offshore Wind Farm Manufacturing Worldwide' which gives Product Innovation, Public Policy and development in Offshore wind farm Manufacturing worldwide. Offshore Wind Farm Manufacturing WorldwideThe global move to offshore wind farm ...


  • Official inauguration of the wind farm in Ethiopia

    The Ethiopian government on October 15, 2013 officially opened the Ashegoda power-generating complex, which is among the largest wind farms in sub-Saharan Africa with a capacity of 120 MW. This inauguration will be a landmark in the development of renewable energy in Africa. With planned annual production of 400 GWh, this new complex, located in Mekele, Ethiopia, will save 300,000 tonnes of CO2 ...


    By Vergnet Eolien

  • Joint wind farms in the Baltic Sea?

    The countries around the Baltic Sea could collaborate on joint wind farms in the common sea. This proposal was raised when Nordic and Baltic politicians discussed various scenarios for energy supplies in the Baltic Sea Region in the Danish parliament on 20 October. The goal is to halve the CO2 emissions and oil consumption in 2030 compared to the levels in 1990. Parliamentarians from the ...


    By The Nordic Council

  • Kent offshore wind farm to be extended

    One of the first offshore wind farms built in the UK has been given the go-ahead for an extension today by Energy Secretary Edward Davey. Up to 17 new turbines will be added to Vattenfall’s Kentish Flats offshore wind farm, which already hosts 30 turbines. The wind farm – off the coast of North Kent - has been operational since 2005. Its existing capacity level would be expected ...

  • Wind Farm Noise Assessment by XL2

    Wind Farm Noise Assessment by XL2 One of the largest acoustic consulting firms in Australia, “Renzo Tonin & Associates” was engaged by the New South Wales Department of Planning ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Communities of Alena Wind Farm Project Visit Cuel Wind Farm in Chile

    The Cuel Wind Farm, located in the Biobío region near the city of Los Ángeles, recently opened its gates to members of the local community from the Alena wind farm project which is currently being developed by Mainstream. Thirty  people from the community associations of El Chequen, Chacaico, and Rinconada de Chacaico spent two hours on a guided tour of the wind farm during ...


    By Mainstream Renewable Power

  • EDPR opens the Dammarie wind farm

    EDPR opened a new wind farm in France with an installed capacity of 12 MW. The wind farm is located in the municipality of Dammarie, in the French Department of Eure-et-Loir. The wind farm’s output will allow it to supply clean energy to the equivalent of almost 11,000 homes. The opening ceremony was attended by Estelle Cochard, Councillor for the region of Centre-Val de Loire and ...


    By EDP Renováveis

  • Galloper offshore wind farm gets green light

    Galloper Wind Farm Limited have been granted permission by Government to construct a 504MW wind farm off the coast of Suffolk and related infrastructure at Sizewell which will connect the wind farm to the electricity grid system. The developer estimates that the 140 turbine development will provide enough electricity to power the equivalent of as many as 500,000 homes a year when completed in ...

  • Public inquiry into Mid Wales wind farms

    A public inquiry will be held into applications for consent to build five new onshore wind farms in Powys, Mid-Wales. This follows objections by Powys County Council in September to CeltPower Limited’s Llandinam (126MW) scheme, Fferm Wynt Llaithddu Cyf’s Llaithddu (66.7MW) scheme and RES UK & Ireland Limited’s Llanbrynmair (100MW) scheme. These projects will now be ...

  • Paldiski onshore wind farm officially opened in Estonia

    Eighteen GE 2.5-100 Wind Turbines to Mark Company’s Debut in the Country 45 Megawatts of Wind Power to Increase Estonia’s Renewable Energy Capacity Estonia in Pole Position to Reach the 2020 Renewable Energy Targets GE (NYSE: GE) announced today the opening of the Paldiski Wind Farm on the Pakri peninsula in ...


    By General Electric

  • Worlds largest offshore wind farm opens in UK

    The world's largest offshore wind farm opened Thursday off the British coast, with 100 wind turbines capable of supplying enough electricity for 200,000 homes a year. The farm, off the coast of Kent in southern England, is part of a major renewable energy initiative spearheaded by the previous British government. Swedish energy company Vattenfall will operate the farm after having invested around ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • NIB finances the Anholt offshore wind farm

    The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Danish energy company DONG Energy have signed a loan totalling EUR 240 million (DKK 1.8 billion) for financing the Anholt offshore wind farm. ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Scotland to build $4 billion wind farm

    Scotland has just been given the green light on an offshore wind farm worth $4 billion US (a week after announcing they will be home to the world’s largest floating wind farm.) SSE, the company behind the project, said the wind farm would power 450,000 households and will be “one of the largest private investments ever made in Scottish infrastructure.” According to the press ...

  • The Netherlands to build the largest, cheapest wind farm in the world

    The first phase of the Borssele offshore wind farm will be 700MW, and generate 22.5% more electricity than anticipated, enough power for 1 million homes. The government would like to expand the initial wind farm from 700MW to 3,500MW with the addition of 4 more wind farms. To give some perspective, the largest wind farms built in Europe last year, on average, was roughly 337.9MW. According to the ...


    By Orenda Energy Solutions Ltd.

  • Greater community say on wind turbines and solar farms

    Communities now have a greater say on the siting of wind turbines and solar farms in new guidance. The guidance makes clear the importance of environmental protections in deciding applications, Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles said today (29 July 2013). The planning ...

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