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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • The UN registers two ACCIONA wind farms in India as a Clean Development Project

    The Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), an organization dependent on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), has agreed to register as a CDM project two wind farms owned by ACCIONA in India. Already in operation, these wind farms are the first installed by the company in this country. They are located in the state of Karnataka, in the south of the ...


    By ACCIONA Energy

  • Abengoa to develop new 70 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Uruguay

    Abengoa will be responsible for constructing, operating and maintaining the wind farm for 20 years; The project involves a total investment of US $165 million, of which Abengoa will contribute US $6 million in equity, and revenues of US $500 million over a 20 year period Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability ...


    By Abengoa

  • Development of Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest wind farm begins in Ethiopia

    Located near city of Mekele, the farm has an estimated annual production of 400 GWh and will save 300,000 tonnes of CO2 per year as well as provide a source of renewable electricity for nearly one million people annually. 84 wind turbines will make up the farm, which is being built by the French firm Vergner SA who assert that Ethiopia has one of the most impressive investment plans in renewable ...


    By Climate Action

  • Consent secured for largest onshore wind farm in Europe

    Scottish and Southern Energy plc (SSE) has been granted consent by Scottish Ministers to develop in southern Scotland a wind farm with a total capacity of up to 456MW. The wind farm will be built in two phases and, on completion, will be the largest onshore wind farm in Europe. The wind farm, known as Clyde, is located between Biggar and Moffat. It became part of SSE’s development ...


    By Scottish and Southern Energy

  • 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 ...

  • Scotland to be home of world’s largest floating wind farm

    The world’s largest floating wind farm will have a home off the east coast of Scotland.   The first prototype for this proposed wind farm was installed off the coast of Norway, by the Norwegian energy company, Statoil. The company is now expecting to have the Scottish wind farm, composed of five 6MW wind turbines, operational by 2017.   The Hywind wind project is a part of 40 ...


    By Orenda Energy Solutions Ltd.

  • BP to Build Five U.S. Wind Farms This Year

    HOUSTON, Texas (ENS) - BP Alternative Energy North America Inc. today announced that it expects to begin construction on five wind power generation projects in the United States in 2007. Located in four states - California, Colorado, North Dakota and Texas - the projects are expected to deliver a combined generation capacity of some 550 megawatts, MW. When complete, the projects ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Sopcawind, a Multidisciplinary Tool for Designing Wind Farms

    The SOPCAWIND tool is a piece of software that facilitates the design of wind farms, bearing in mind not only the aspects of energy productivity but also the possible impact the wind farm may have on the environment, radars or other telecommunications systems in the vicinity. It also assesses acoustic noise, the effect of shadow on nearby housing, and applies criteria for heritage protection or ...

  • Pennsylvania Wind Farm Starts Spinning Power

    MAHANOY TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania (ENS) - Governor Edward Rendell flipped the switch that started the turbines of Pennsylvania’s newest wind farm today. 'This is an exciting day for Pennsylvania,' said the governor, standing atop Locust Ridge in Schuylkill County. 'This project shows the kind of growth we can achieve by committing ourselves to clean and renewable ...

  • 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 ...

  • Giant British wind farm plans blown away

    The Scottish government has a number of powers separate from the British government in London, including planning and environment policy. Lewis Wind Power, a consortium of AMEC and British Energy, had proposed constructing 181 turbines, with a capacity of 651.6 megawatts -- enough to meet the average domestic electricity requirement of more than 20 percent of Scotland's population. 'The Lewis ...

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