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2011-08-31 10:02:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Energy, Inc., Mortenson Construction, and MidAmerican Energy Company recently completed the expansion of MidAmerican Energy's wind project near Pomeroy, Iowa. Thirteen Siemens wind turbines were erected at the site, creating an additional 29.9 megawatts of generation capacity. The 13 units are the first of 258 wind turbines Siemens is providing and Mortenson Construction is erecting at three MidAmerican Energy wind projects in Iowa...

2011-08-26 09:08:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced that it has completed the financing of Spring Valley Wind, the first wind energy project in the state of Nevada. The financing is a secured construction loan that converts into an 18-year term loan. The lenders are Siemens Financial Services, Inc., Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, and Union Bank, N.A. "The successful financing of Nevada's first wind power project is an historic...

2011-08-08 13:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) announced plans today to build a large-scale wind farm in Willacy County, Texas, and sell the electricity it generates to San Antonio-based CPS Energy, the nation's largest municipally owned energy utility. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, will build, own and operate the 200-megawatt (MW) Los Vientos I Windpower Project...

2011-07-27 16:00:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction of the 443.9-megawatt Rolling Hills wind project in southwest Iowa is progressing on schedule toward a planned year-end completion. Today, officials from MidAmerican Energy Company, Mortenson Construction and Siemens Energy gathered with community leaders and local residents at the site to showcase the project. Attendees celebrated the region's continued focus on bringing renewable energy and economic development to the...

2011-06-16 17:11:00

EDINBURG, Texas, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas has a global reputation for being home to major oil and natural gas fields, but the winds of change have brought a new energy player to the Lone Star State; wind energy. Baryonyx Corporation, of Austin, Texas, has announced submission of applications for three wind energy sites in South Texas to the US Army Corps of Engineers. The wind farms are planned for development across more than 60,000 acres of submerged land under lease from the...

2011-06-15 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced it has begun construction on the Spring Valley Wind project. The project is located on public lands in northern Spring Valley, approximately 30 miles east of Ely, Nevada, and will be the state's first wind energy project. The 150 megawatt (MW) Spring Valley Wind project will take approximately one year to build and will create approximately 225 jobs during construction, with a preference given...

2011-06-07 06:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Here Enterprises Inc. (Pink Sheets: HRTE), a growing developer of clean wind energy, is pleased to announce the Company is advancing toward production at its Cycle Ranch wind project in Floresville, Texas. Here Enterprises has installed wind turbines and is set to complete electrical work required to connect the facility to the power grid this month. Here Enterprises is working to contribute to the nation's wind power industry which, according to...

2011-05-24 09:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) will use 73 Siemens wind turbines, each capable of generating 2.3 megawatts of emission-free electricity, to build its first wind farm in Kansas. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, will build, own and operate the 168-megawatt (MW) Ironwood Windpower Project in Ford County - approximately 150 miles west of Wichita....

2011-05-23 15:10:00

ORLANDO, Fla. and ANAHEIM, Calif., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With a continued strategic focus on providing increased efficiency to its wind power customers, Siemens Energy today announced plans for implementation of new wind service warehousing operations in Woodward, Oklahoma. Construction of two facilities will begin this month and is expected to be completed by the end of 2011. With a total of 64,000 square feet, the combined main component, tooling and spare parts facilities will...

2011-05-23 09:14:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Coal mined from West Virginia's mountains has powered this country for decades, and now Second Wind's wind data collection solutions are helping former and active coal mining sites find second energy-producing lives as homes for wind farms and other renewable energy facilities. Marshall University's Center for Environmental, Geotechnical and Applied Sciences (CEGAS) is using Second Wind Triton® Sonic Wind Profiler and...