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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:...

2014-09-10 08:22:02

Two turbines have exceeded power projections in first six months of operation PIPESTONE, Minn., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Juhl Energy, (OTCQB: JUHL) -- Just six months after the landmark installation of two power-producing wind turbines at Honda Transmission Mfg. of America, Inc., the turbines are producing more renewable, low emissions electrical power than was anticipated when the towers went into operation in January. The wind turbines have exceeded the projected power...

2014-09-03 08:25:57

NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AWS Truepower, an international leader in renewable energy consulting and engineering services, has been hired to act as Independent Engineer to support the financing and construction of the Ventika I & Ventika II wind projects in Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The Ventika Wind Project consists of two 126 MW wind projects, for a total capacity of 252 MW, making it the largest wind project in Mexico at the time of financing. AWS Truepower provided...

2014-08-30 12:21:20

DALLAS, August 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The HVDC transmission market is expected to reach $9.62 billion by 2018, at an estimated CAGR of 16.97% from 2013 to 2018. The major driving factors for HVDC transmission market are the growth in offshore wind farms installation and increasing the government incentivization. In the report, different technologies are discussed like line commutated converters and voltage source converters. The configuration includes back to back,...

2014-08-29 23:02:12

SD School of Mines professor Sangchul Bang is making history by designing suction pile foundations for what will be the world's largest windmill on a 2,500-megawatt (MW) wind farm in the Yellow Sea off the shores of South Korea. Rapid City, S.D. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Off the shores of South Korea, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology professor Sangchul Bang is making history. Designing suction pile foundations for a 2,500-megawatt (MW) wind farm, his nearly $200,000...

2014-08-27 23:08:17

With the influx of wind farm projects being constructed in the US, vandalism and theft at these large and remote facilities have also been on the rise. HGH Infrared Systems' Spynel would be an effective solution for 24/7 security and surveillance to protect the valuable assets within. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Clean, renewable energy by the way of wind farms have been gaining popularity in the US recently, a trend that was effectively reinforced after last month’s...


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