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2014-09-24 23:02:35

The 125-meter rotor, among the largest ones currently operational onshore in the world, optimizes power output and lowers the cost of energy. The turbine installed in Spain will help to complete the certification process by early 2015 Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 ACCIONA Windpower (AWP), a subsidiary of the ACCIONA group that designs, manufactures and commercializes wind turbines, has completed the installation of the world’s first AW125/3000 wind turbine, which combines a 125...

2014-09-24 20:21:24

- 114MW Cupisnique and Talara wind farms are Peru's largest and entered commercial operations in August 2014. LIMA, Peru and NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ContourGlobal, through its subsidiary Energia Eolica S.A., announced today that it had inaugurated its Cupisnique and Talara Wind Farms, becoming the largest wind farm owner and operator in Peru. With a combined investment of nearly US $250 million, the Cupisnique and the Talara Wind Farms are the first operational...

2014-09-24 04:21:15

HAMBURG, Germany, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third time the German city of Hamburg presented on Tuesday the German Renewables Award for innovations and pioneering achievements in wind energy. An independent jury selected four winners from 61 submissions and nominations in the categories "Lifetime Achievement, Wind Energy", "Product Innovation of the Year", "Project of the Year" and "Student Thesis of the Year, Wind Energy". At the leading international trade...

2014-09-23 16:23:02

A new financing round opens allowing New York residents the opportunity to invest directly in wind energy ITHACA, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Oak Wind Farm, LLC (Black Oak) has just opened a new equity investment round for New York residents and companies, to join the existing investors in owning a group of GE turbines on a ridge in the Finger Lakes region. Black Oak has the goal of building a 7-turbine wind farm in the Town of Enfield, in Tompkins County, NY....

2014-09-23 16:22:47

LONDON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Wind Energy O&M O&M is crucial in any wind energy system and is still quite capital intensive. This is because the use of wind energy does not require fuel expenses; therefore, the expenditure for the equipment represents the main component cost. An adequate O&M is necessary to protect the equipment to keep them running during their expected lifetime. Good O&M practices can optimize the profitability of wind farms, thereby...

2014-09-23 08:23:38

- First initiative of its kind in U.S. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four companies today jointly proposed a first-in-the-U.S., $8-billion green energy initiative that would bring large amounts of clean electricity to the Los Angeles area by 2023. The project would require construction of one of America's largest wind farms in Wyoming, one of the world's biggest energy storage facilities in Utah, and a 525-mile electric transmission line connecting the two sites. "This project...

2014-09-18 12:23:26

CHANDLER TOWNSHIP, Mich., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy's Echo Wind Park has reached commercial operation and company officials celebrated its dedication today in the shadow of one of 70 wind turbines in the park. The Echo Wind Park in Huron County adds another 112 megawatts (MW) to DTE Energy's renewable energy portfolio, or enough to power 52,000 homes. The wind park, primarily in Oliver and Chandler townships in Michigan's Thumb area, is sited on nearly 16,000 acres....

2014-09-16 23:16:27

Friends of Science are asking incoming Alberta Premier Jim Prentice and Education Minister Gordon Dirks to explain why millions of education funds have been invested by some school boards in the Southern Alberta Wind Farm project of Enmax, topped up by the Alberta Government. An additional $600 million value, 20+ year contract deal, associated with a purpose-built wind farm, commissioned by Alberta School Boards Commodities Purchasing Consortium seems to be more driven by climate change...

2014-09-15 12:22:22

BRIGHTON, Mich., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Green Energy LLC (CGE) said today the U.S. Patent Office has issued the company a patent that covers the WIND e20® vertical axis wind turbine. The patent for invention number 8,823,199 is for a fluid driven turbine that uses a rotor which rotates at an axis transverse to the fluid flow. "The WIND e20® is the face of distributed wind power in the future," said Bryan Zaplitny, president and CEO of CGE. Wind-powered electrical...

2014-09-15 04:20:34

DUBLIN, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power today announces the signing of an agreement with Swiss wind farm developer NEK Umwelttechnik to purchase the 225 megawatt (MW) Ayitepa Wind Farm, located 40 kilometres from Accra on the east coast of Ghana. The project, which represents a total investment of USD525 million, is expected to reach financial close next year and start generating power early in 2016. (Logo:...


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