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Wind Farms Are Becoming A Favorite Hunting Ground For Seals

Wind Farms Are Becoming A Favorite Hunting Ground For Seals

Cell Press By using sophisticated GPS tracking to monitor seals' every movement, researchers have shown for the first time that some individuals are repeatedly drawn to offshore wind farms and pipelines. Those man-made structures probably serve...

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2014-07-18 16:20:37

Major Step Forward for Radar-Activated Lighting for Wind Farms NEW YORK, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Laufer Wind (http://www.lauferwind.com) today announced the successful demonstration of its Aircraft Detection Sight Solution (ADSS), the first-ever trial against a radar-activated obstruction lighting system on a wind farm in the U.S. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) participated in the trial. Laufer...

2014-07-10 20:21:27

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is providing a $64.5 million direct loan to Astidey S.A., in Montevideo, Uruguay, for the purchase of U.S.-manufactured wind-turbine generators being exported by Gamesa Technology Corporation Inc., headquartered in Feasterville-Trevose, Pa. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110414/MM83673LOGO The authorization, which is Ex-Im Bank's second wind transaction in Uruguay,...

2014-07-03 16:21:13

CÔTE-DE-BEAUPRÉ, QC, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - After three years of construction, Boralex Inc. ("Boralex"), Gaz Métro Limited Partnership ("Gaz Métro") and Valener Inc. ("Valener") are pleased to officially open Phase I of the Seigneurie de Beaupré Wind Farms, a 272-MW project commissioned in December 2013 and one of the biggest wind farms in Canada. In recognition of this important milestone, a ceremony was held at the foot of one of the project's tallest turbines earlier...

2014-06-30 08:23:47

Construction to begin on 150 MW project in North Dakota BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas), a leader in the development and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in North America, is pleased to announce it has received notice to proceed (NTP) for construction on the Border Winds Project in Roulette County, North Dakota. RES Americas is the developer and engineering, procurement, and...

2014-06-26 16:22:26

TÉMISCOUATA-SUR-LE-LAC, QC, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Boralex Inc. ("Boralex") and Témiscouata Regional County Municipality ("RCM") have closed a $64.1 million financing for the Témiscouata I wind farm. At the same time, Boralex has closed a $142.7 million financing for Témiscouata II wind farm. "Completion of financing for the two Témiscouata wind farms is an important step in the development of these projects. Along with the RCM, Boralex has managed to successfully...

2014-06-24 16:22:17

DALLAS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tri Global Energy, LLC, the developer of utility-scale community wind power projects, has announced that interests held by project partner, Floyd County Wind Farm, LLC, in a joint wind project development with Westerly Wind LLC, has been sold to Westerly South Plains, LLC. Westerly South Plains has in turn entered into an agreement with a subsidiary of First Wind Holdings LLC, which will acquire, construct and operate the project. The Floyd...

2014-06-18 23:03:06

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Wind Energy Market and Wind Turbine Market: Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecasts 2011 - 2016" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/wind-energy-wind-turbine-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The report provides the status of the global and geography wise installed as well as expected wind energy installations. The influencing factors for...

2014-06-11 12:23:00

MONTREAL, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The 4(th) Québec Wind Industry Gala, organized by the TechnoCentre éolien in Gaspé (Québec, Canada) on June 10, awarded Boralex Inc. ("Boralex" or the "Corporation") as Business of the Year. Having nominated Boralex in the Developer and Operator of wind farm category and Étienne Champagne as Personality of the Year category, the Corporation was awarded by the jury, in recognition of the excellence of our entire application, the highlight...

2014-06-04 08:35:35

NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Terra-Gen Power, LLC ("Terra-Gen"), an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners and Global Infrastructure Partners, announced today that it has signed a purchase and sale agreement with NRG Yield for the sale of its 947 megawatt ("MW") Alta Wind I-V, X & XI, and Realty projects ("Alta Wind"). Terra-Gen expects to close the transaction in the third quarter of 2014, pending customary closing conditions, including the receipt of regulatory...

2014-06-02 12:23:21

75-megawatt Pheasant Run II Wind Park to be renamed DETROIT, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) has exercised its option to purchase one of the two Pheasant Run wind parks from a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources LLC. The 75-megawatt (MW) Pheasant Run II wind park in the Thumb area's Huron County will be renamed the Brookfield Wind Park as a result of the purchase. Operating since earlier this year, it will shut down for one to two weeks to accomplish the...


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