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2013-08-15 16:21:39

Company Delivers Record Growth in First Half of 2013 Due to Energy Sector Diversification & Acquisitions PIPESTONE, Minn., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Juhl Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: JUHL, the "Company"), a leading provider of Clean Energy Solutions and the Leader in Community Wind Power, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30(th), 2013. "We are very pleased with the results of our second quarter and the first six months of 2013," stated Dan Juhl, Chairman and CEO...

New Report Provides First Detailed Look At Distributed Wind Across The United States
2013-08-06 13:20:56

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Americans are increasingly installing wind turbines near their homes, farms and businesses to generate their own energy, concludes a new report released today. The 2012 Market Report on Wind Technologies in Distributed Applications is the first comprehensive analysis on a growing field called distributed wind, which involves generating wind energy close to where it will be used instead of purchasing power from large, centralized wind farms....

2013-08-06 08:25:22

MONTREAL, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Boralex Inc. ("Boralex" or the "Corporation") (TSX: BLX) has closed financing for the Jamie Creek hydroelectric project in Canada and, through its subsidiary Boralex Europe S.A., for the Vron wind power project in France. "The closing of these two financing arrangements is further recognition of the quality of the projects we develop and the capital market's trust in Boralex to successfully complete the construction of both hydroelectric...

2013-08-05 12:23:27

55 MW wind farm is Panama's first wind project CHICAGO, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials with Goldwind USA, Inc. announced today that the company has closed a USD $71 million project financing deal for the 55MW project, which represents the first phase of the Penonome wind farm, located in the Province of Cocle, Panama. This project represents the largest wind energy project utilizing Goldwind wind turbines financed by western lenders. Sponsors for the deal, Goldwind...

2013-07-25 23:21:58

International utilities, developers, ECP contractors and manufacturers involved in the development of offshore wind parks will meet in Hamburg later this year to discuss how to improve existing strategies and utilize the latest technology to bring down costs in their next projects, despite uncertainty in the market. London (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Germany has put forward plans to scale back support for Offshore Wind which includes a reduction to the current feed-in tariff [FIT]. Under the...

2013-07-09 08:23:02

GE Ventures invests in the development and market penetration of Pentalum's Nacelle Mounted LiDAR system for wind turbine control REHOVOT, Israel, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pentalum Technologies, which develops the SpiDAR, a cost effective wind Light Detection and Ranging system (LiDAR) for remote sensing of wind, announced today that it has received a strategic investment from GE Ventures, the investment arm of GE one of the world's leading suppliers of wind turbines. The...

2013-07-03 23:19:12

Ways to Lower the Levelised Cost of Energy in Offshore Wind LONDON (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Current wind farm projects have indicated that costs have stabilised at around £140 / €160 per MWh and regulators have put forward a challenge that offshore wind should reach a LCOE of £100 / €120 MWh by 2020, in order to maximise the size of the industry. Opportunities for savings across Offshore Wind finance, technology and supply chain have now been recognised and there are many,...

2013-06-16 20:20:13

DALLAS and TREVOSE, Pa., June 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Infigen Energy (Infigen) and Gamesa Wind US LLC (Gamesa) today announced that they have settled all outstanding legal proceedings related to Gamesa-manufactured turbines purchased by Infigen. Five of the U.S. wind farm project companies (U.S. project companies) in which Infigen holds Class B membership interests have each executed 15-year Warranty and Maintenance Agreements (WMA) with Gamesa for a fixed annual fee. Under the agreements,...

2013-06-13 00:22:31

Three-Day Event Promotes Recovery of Wind Power Industry in China SHANGHAI, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of firms in China exiting or reducing their exposure to the wind power sector is expected to significantly level off, as new policies supporting renewable energy being developed at the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and the National People's Congress (NPC) come on line. At the end of last year, China Longyuan Power Group's 150MW...

2013-06-12 16:22:20

Growing jobs in the wind energy industry are featured as Ontario, Quebec factories open doors to public OTTAWA, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - To mark the 5(th) Annual Global Wind Day, held on June 15(th), the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is proud to launch the second annual Power of Wind Blog Contest with bursary prizes for students entering post-secondary education. CanWEA is inviting students from across Canada to submit a 300 word blog on the subject of Building a clean...