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  • EBRD finances construction of new wind farm in Bulgaria

    €60 million syndicated loan to build Suvorovo wind farm The EBRD is supporting the development of renewable energy in Bulgaria with a €60 million syndicated loan to Eolica Bulgaria to finance the development of the Suvorovo wind farm, in the north-eastern region of the country. Similar to many countries in the region, Bulgaria relies significantly on thermal and nuclear sources to satisfy its ...

  • Start of construction at Königshovener Höhe wind farm

    Joint venture project of the city of Bedburg and RWE Investment volume of some € 70 million for first construction phase Senvion supplies the systems of the 3.2 megawatt class First phase due to be commissioned at the end of 2014 The official ground-breaking ceremony for the Königshovener Höhe wind farm is taking place today. At a ...


    By RWE AG

  • 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 ...

  • Abengoa starts construction of the Tres Mesas wind farm in Mexico

    Consisting of 45 wind turbines with a total capacity of 148.5 MW, this is the first wind farm for which Abengoa is carrying out both the engineering and the construction in Mexico. 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 begun construction of the Tres Mesas ...


    By Abengoa

  • Mainstream starts construction of two wind farms in South Africa

    Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power celebrated the start of construction of two wind farms in South Africa’s Northern Cape which have a combined generation capacity of 280 megawatts. The Khobab and Loeriesfontein wind farms, which are situated alongside each other within the Hantam Municipality, represent a total investment value of approximately 7 billion South African ...


    By Mainstream Renewable Power

  • Bedburg and RWE commission wind farm construction stage one

    The team installing the Königshovener Höhe wind farm have some eventful weeks behind them. At the weekend, the last of a total of twelve wind turbines was commissioned. Construction Stage One (38 megawatts) was thus completed on time after ten months of work, and Stage Two (29 megawatts) has already begun. This second stage will add nine wind turbines, class 3.2 megawatts. ...


    By RWE AG

  • Offshore wind farm construction noise can displace harbour porpoises

    Noise caused by construction of Germany’s first offshore wind farm caused significant habitat disturbance for harbour porpoises, according to a recent study. Its results suggest that porpoises avoided areas up to 20 kilometres from the noise source during construction of the wind farm’s foundations. Development of offshore wind farms plays a major role in the shift towards renewable ...

  • Britain to Construct World`s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

    LONDON, UK (ENS) - Two enormous offshore wind farms are to be built in the outer Thames Estuary, the Blair Government said Monday. When completed, the larger of the two, known as the London Array, will be the biggest offshore wind farm in the world. The London Array and Thanet wind farms together total 1.3 gigawatts of green electricity, enough to power a third of London's three ...

  • E.ON: Construction begins on Amrumbank West wind farm in the North Sea

    E.ON is further expanding its renewables business and has started construction of Amrumbank West wind farm in the North Sea. The first foundation was installed today 37 kilometer northwest of the island of Helgoland. To help build Amrumbank West and other offshore projects, E.ON has chartered the MPI Discovery, a self-elevating turbine installation vessel or jackup rig, for several years. The ...


    By E.ON AG

  • Iberdrola Renovables starts the construction of its first wind farm in Hungary

    IBERDROLA RENOVABLES has started the construction of its first wind farm in Hungary, called Kisigmand, which has an installed power of 50 megawatts (MW) and is located in the province of Komarom-Esztergom. The installation, which comprises 25 G90 wind turbines of 2 MW of nominal power made by Gamesa, will enable the Company to progress in the development of wind farms in Hungary, an attractive ...


    By Iberdrola

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Wind Works Power Corp. Signs Contract With REpower Systems for the Construction of Ontario Wind Farms Totaling 30 MW

    Wind Works Power Corp. (OTCQB: WWPW)(FRANKFURT: R5E1)(WKN: A0RPM2) is pleased to announce it has signed a contract with REpower Systems AG for the delivery, installation and maintenance of 15 REpower MM92 type turbines in a special cold climate version for three wind farms totaling 30 megawatts (MW) of installed power. The wind farms, named "Whispering Woods" (10 MW) and "Ganaraska" (20 MW), ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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 ...

  • Carmarthenshire wind farm given go-ahead

    A proposed 28-turbine wind power development at Brechfa Forest West, Carmarthenshire has been given the go-ahead by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. Developer RWE Npower expects the project to power the equivalent of up to 39,700 homes and to support up to 150 jobs during its construction phase. A Department of Energy and Climate Change spokesman said: “Onshore wind has ...

  • RES Americas Announces Completion of Crossroads Wind Farm

      BROOMFIELD, Colo., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas) is pleased to announce the completion of Crossroads Wind Farm.  Located in Dewey County, Oklahoma, the 227.5 megawatt (MW) project consists of 95 Siemens 2.3 MW turbines and three Siemens ...


    By RES-Americas Inc

  • Abengoa commissions its second wind farm in Uruguay

    The Talas del Maciel II project, Cadonal, required an investment of US$127 million. The company is consolidating itself as the 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 ...


    By Abengoa

  • Regulators: Safety, welding problems at offshore wind farm

    The nation's first offshore wind farm has experienced safety and welding problems, and regulators are closely monitoring construction, according to the regulatory agency that issued a permit for the work. Deepwater Wind is building a five-turbine wind farm off Block Island and began construction in July. Inspection reports about the initial weeks of construction identified "numerous" health and ...


    By Associated Press

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