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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...

2011-05-20 07:38:00

WORCESTER, Mass., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. (OTC: MMMW) plans to incorporate a method of reducing demand charges with commercial wind power systems. In high wind locations with high electric prices, the rate of return can be improved by reducing the payment requirement of large electric users for the right to have energy capacity available at all times even if the electric users do not use the capacity. In other news, Mass Megawatts Wind Power plans to...

2011-05-17 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, May 17 /PRNewswire/ - Finavera Wind Energy Inc. ('Finavera Wind Energy' or the 'Company') (TSXV: FVR) is pleased to announce it has signed interconnection agreements with British Columbia Hydro for the Company's 77 megawatt ("MW") Wildmare and 47 MW Tumbler Ridge Wind Energy Projects. Finavera and BC Hydro have signed a Standard Generator Interconnection Agreement ("SGIA") for the Tumbler Ridge Wind Energy Project and an Early Engineering and Procurement Agreement ("EEPA")...

2011-05-10 06:30:00

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Here Enterprises, Inc. (Pink Sheets: HRTE), a growing developer of clean wind energy, is moving forward with its objective of generating profitable and clean wind energy at its Cycle Ranch project in Floresville, Texas. Having erected high performance wind turbines at Cycle Ranch, Here Enterprises filed the Customer-Owned Distributed Generation Renewable Energy Service Application with the local utility, Floresville Electric Light &...

2011-05-05 10:56:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Using a greener, more reliable and cost-effective method of transportation, Siemens transported 22 wind turbine nacelles and hubs by rail from its new wind turbine nacelle assembly facility in Hutchinson, Kansas, yesterday. Shipping the 87-metric-ton nacelles by train has significant efficiency and environmental benefits, including an up to 80 percent carbon footprint reduction compared to truck transportation over long distances. (Photo:...

2011-05-03 08:00:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. and SOMERVILLE, Mass., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Wind Energy (Apex) and Second Wind have announced the commencement of a multi-month wind farm optimization (WFO) campaign using two Triton advanced SoDAR systems at a utility scale wind project under development by Apex. This WFO represents the first case of multiple mobile ground-based wind measurement instruments being deployed simultaneously to verify several project sub-sectors and enhance pre-construction...

2011-04-05 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced its St. Joseph Wind project - the largest wind farm in Manitoba - has completed construction and is now fully operational. The 138 megawatt (MW) wind energy project, which is located in the southern Manitoba community of St. Joseph, can produce enough clean power every year to serve the needs of 50,000 homes in the Manitoba area. "The St. Joseph wind project created 350 jobs during its...

2011-03-31 09:43:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power, a subsidiary of Dominion (NYSE: D), is initiating a study of what it would take to build a high-voltage underwater transmission line from Virginia Beach into the Atlantic Ocean to support potentially multiple offshore wind farms. Dominion sees this as the first of many steps with the ultimate goal being the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the transmission line necessary to make the offshore wind...

2011-03-31 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Energy, Inc. recently and successfully commissioned its pad-mount transformers at the Flat Water Wind Farm. The transformers, rated at 1,750 kVA, three-phase at 60 Hz, are connected to wind turbines and are used as generation step-up transformers. They are meeting three unique wind farm electrical requirements that affect the usage of pad-mounted transformers: operation as a step-up transformer, over-excitation requirements and the need...

2011-03-28 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Finavera Wind Energy Inc. ('Finavera Wind Energy' or the 'Company') (TSX-V: FVR) announces its 2010 year-end financial results and provides a corporate update for shareholders. Finavera Wind Energy CEO Jason Bak said, "2010 marked an exciting year for the Company and 2011 promises to generate further value for shareholders. Milestones that we expect to achieve include the award of Environmental Assessment Certificates for the Tumbler Ridge...


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