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2011-06-21 06:00:00

DUBLIN, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading offshore wind developer, Mainstream Renewable Power, today announced its Board level membership of the U.S. Offshore Wind Development Coalition. The company, which is already actively developing over 7,600MW of offshore wind projects in Europe, recently expressed an interest in developing a major wind farm as part of New Jersey's offshore wind program. Mainstream, which is headed by former Airtricity CEO Eddie O'Connor, has...

2009-06-15 07:00:00

CHICAGO and DUBLIN, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Mainstream Renewable Power, the global renewable energy company, today announced its first U.S. investment, purchasing a portfolio of wind farm projects in Illinois with the potential to generate 787 megawatts by 2013. The company acquired the assets from local wind farm developers Bruce and Joyce Papiech of FPC Services for an undisclosed price. The portfolio comprises three separate projects at various stages of development, located within 100...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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