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2012-04-17 06:22:36

50,000 MW of new wind energy capacity projected to be built in North America in the next five years and emerging markets are playing a growing role in driving the fast-growing wind energy sector worldwide OTTAWA, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Canada will enjoy another record year for wind energy development in 2012 with the addition of approximately 1,500 MW of new installed capacity, according to the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA). The projection was highlighted in the...

2012-04-17 02:24:06

SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced that its Spring Valley Wind project has settled a lawsuit by reaching an agreement, together with the Bureau of Land Management, the Center for Biological Diversity and Western Watersheds Project. The settlement was accepted by the Federal District court in Nevada on March 29, 2012, and the lawsuit was dismissed. "We believe this positive settlement underscores Pattern's commitment to being one of...

2012-04-04 06:22:04

DALLAS, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mesa Power Group LLC, a Texas-based renewable energy development company, is partnering with Wind Tex Energy, LP, on the Stephens Bor-Lynn Wind Project (SBL), about 50 miles south of Lubbock. The SBL project, located in Borden and Lynn counties, is planned to begin commercial operations in 2013. It will produce 377 megawatts of electricity when operating at full capacity. Mesa Power will be deploying 233 GE 1.6-megawatt wind turbines. "Mesa...

2012-03-30 02:21:47

VANCOUVER, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Finavera Wind Energy Inc. ("Finavera" or the "Company") (TSX-V: FVR) is pleased to announce the Company's 49.6 megawatt ("MW") Tumbler Ridge Wind Energy Project has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate "EAC"). B.C. Minister of the Environment Terry Lake and Minister of Energy and Mines Rich Coleman made the decision to grant the EAC after considering the review led by B.C.'s Environmental Assessment Office ("EAO"). The $125-million...

2012-03-19 06:21:34

RICHMOND, Va., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power told the federal government today that it is interested in obtaining leases off the Virginia coast in an area that has the potential to generate approximately 1,500-2,000 megawatts of electricity from offshore wind turbines. The exact capacity would be dependent on detailed site investigations. Dominion expressed its interest in the entire 113,000 acres the government is making available approximately 24 miles off the...

2012-03-13 08:45:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- One offshore substation platform with two 230,000-volt power lines is appropriate to transmit to shore every 500-700 megawatts of wind-generated electricity constructed off the coast of Virginia, a study done at Dominion Virginia Power's request recommends. The report, completed by ABB Power Systems Consulting, evaluated the offshore transmission options to support future projects and built its recommendations on the company's first study in...

2012-03-05 20:00:00

West Texas Wind Farm is in the Heart of New Multi-Billion Dollar Transmission Expansion Lubbock, Texas (PRWEB) March 05, 2012 Tri Global Energy, LLC announced today that it had entered into a Joint Development with Floyd County Wind Farm, LLC and Westerly Wind, LLC and closed on the initial funding to form South Plains Wind Energy, LLC. The newly formed South Plains Wind Energy, LLC will receive initial development funding from Westerly Wind, LLC to accelerate the development of a wind...

2012-03-05 14:32:00

LUBBOCK, Texas, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tri Global Energy, LLC announced today that it had entered into a Joint Development with Floyd County Wind Farm, LLC and Westerly Wind, LLC and closed on the initial funding to form South Plains Wind Energy, LLC. The newly formed South Plains Wind Energy, LLC will receive initial development funding from Westerly Wind, LLC to accelerate the development of a wind farm project located in Floyd County, Texas. The wind farm project is a...

2012-02-23 09:56:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Energy has received another large onshore wind order in the U.S. Following successful completion of its 593.4-megawatt wind projects in Iowa in 2011, MidAmerican Energy Company, headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, is again partnering with Siemens on its 407.1-megawatt wind project expansion in 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070904/SIEMENSLOGO ) In November 2011 at the conclusion of a competitive tender process,...

2012-02-21 07:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas) is pleased to announce the completion of Crossroads Wind Farm. Located in Dewey County, Oklahoma, the 227.5 megawatt (MW) project consists of 95 Siemens 2.3 MW turbines and three Siemens 3.0 MW direct-drive turbines, the first of their kind in the United States. Substantial completion was reached at the end of 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120221/DA56488LOGO)...