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2010-10-11 09:04:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy's Top of the World Windpower Project near Casper, Wyo., is now on line and producing clean, renewable electricity. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) The 200-megawatt (MW) wind farm, located in Converse County, supplies wind energy to PacifiCorp under the terms of a 20-year power purchase agreement. The 110 wind turbines that comprise...

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2010-08-24 11:50:00

According to initial data from the state grid operator, Texas set a fourth all-time electricity used record on Monday afternoon as many school districts and universities across the state started school, boosting air conditioning demand. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) said that power use between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. CDT was 65,715 megawatts, surpassing the 64,805 MW record set last week. ECROT did not expect peak-house power consumption to reach 65,000 MW before the summer of...

2010-07-29 17:50:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OG&E announced today that the Oklahoma Corporation Commission has approved a settlement agreement reached by all the parties to the company's application to build and operate a new wind farm in northwestern Oklahoma. Known as "Crossroads," the wind farm is expected to come online in the second half of 2011. "This is a good outcome resulting from collaboration of the various parties interested in the expansion of renewable energy in...

2010-06-15 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced that one of its subsidiaries has entered into a 20-year power purchase and operating agreement (PPOA) with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) for the sale of 75 megawatts produced at the Pattern Santa Isabel Wind Project, a wind energy generation facility being developed by Pattern that will be located in Southern Puerto Rico in the Municipality of Santa Isabel. The Pattern Santa Isabel...

2010-05-24 09:06:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Renewable Energy Groups of Minneapolis-based Mortenson Construction is currently building nine new wind power projects throughout the United States and Canada, all of which are expected to come on-line in 2010, generating more than 800 megawatts of clean, natural wind power. In addition, Mortenson expects to start projects in Fall 2010, generating 800 to 1,000 megawatts. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100524/CG09555) Since entering...

2010-05-24 05:15:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Iowa's leadership in wind energy continues to gain momentum as the state looks to ramp up efforts to export wind energy beyond its state lines - all while moving toward exceeding national goals of the amount of energy produced from wind. With 14 percent of Iowa's in-state energy produced by wind, the state is looking to make significant strides in transmission infrastructure policy as the industry matures in the United States. As a result of Iowa's...

2010-05-18 11:27:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Energy recently secured an order for its single largest U.S. wind turbine project. Puget Sound Energy, Washington state's oldest, local energy utility, has ordered 149 wind turbines rated at 2.3 megawatts (MW) each for Phase I of the Lower Snake River Wind Project in Washington state's Garfield County. With an installed capacity of 343 MW, the wind power facility is expected to provide clean power for more than 100,000 homes. PSE has an option...

2010-05-06 01:03:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 6 /PRNewswire/ --Wind and Solar Jobs for Ohio, a coalition of businesses and organizations advocating for a more competitive environment for wind and solar projects in Ohio, today launched an intense three-week effort to push for passage of pending legislation before the summer recess to get Ohio back in the game for renewable power development. Renewable energy investment in Ohio's fledgling wind farm sector is being crippled by the state's out-of-date taxation model...

2010-04-27 13:30:00

FORT MADISON, Iowa, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Siemens hosted the President of the United States, Barack Obama, for a tour and visit to its recently expanded 600,000 sq. ft. wind turbine blade facility at Fort Madison, Iowa. The President of the United States toured the facility - seeing a blade for a 2.3 MW wind turbine in the process of manufacturing. He then addressed an audience of 300 employees, visitors and local representatives highlighting the Fort Madison plant as...

2010-04-21 09:45:00

ORLANDO, Fla., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- E.ON has placed an order with Siemens Energy for the supply of 87 2.3-MW SWT-2.3-101 wind turbines for the Papalote Creek II wind power plant in San Patricio County, Texas. With a total installed rated capacity of more than 200 megawatts (MW), the Papalote Creek II wind farm is expected to provide clean power to approximately 60,000 households. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070904/SIEMENSLOGO ) "With this new project, E.ON and...


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