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2012-12-14 05:01:33

Demand for wind power generation will take off in the next five years, supported by favorable state-level assistance and lower prices. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Wind Power industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 The Wind Power industry is booming. Revenue is expected to increase at an average annual rate of 19.5% to $4.4 billion in the five years to 2012, with anticipated growth of...

2012-12-12 20:20:37

CLEVELAND, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today $5 million in new funding for Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo), the non-profit corporation leading the effort for the first freshwater offshore wind project in the nation. Through a one-year cooperative agreement, the DOE has committed $4 million to support the advancement of the offshore wind energy project known as "Icebreaker", which consists of five to nine wind turbines seven...

2012-12-12 16:21:12

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power welcomed the news today that the U.S. Department of Energy had selected a company-led team to begin award negotiations for initial engineering, design and permitting for an offshore wind turbine demonstration facility off the coast of Virginia. In its DOE application, Dominion proposed designing, developing, and demonstrating a grid-connected, 12-megawatt offshore wind facility consisting of two Alstom 6-megawatt turbines...

2012-12-12 12:21:56

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced that its Spring Valley Wind facility in Ely, Nevada has been awarded the Wind Project of the Year Award by POWER-GEN International. The award was announced Monday night at POWER-GEN International's Projects of the Year awards gala in Orlando. The 151.8 MW Spring Valley Wind Project is the first wind project on public land, as well as the first wind project in the state of Nevada. "We...

2012-11-14 16:22:12

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Red State Renewable Alliance, an ad-hoc coalition of citizens and companies dedicated to promoting the wind energy industry and its role in cultivating jobs and revitalizing manufacturing, announced its launch today. The mission of the Red State Renewable Alliance is simple: to tell the full story of the success of clean renewable wind energy in traditionally conservative areas of the country and emphasize the importance of...

2012-11-09 08:23:00

WORCESTER, Mass., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. (OTC: MMMW) today announced plans to position itself as an affordable, green-energy supplier in the Northeast region of the United States. The company will offer discounted electrical rates to commercial and residential electricity users in several states, including Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Illinois. The discounted electrical plans and rates will comply with...

2012-10-04 02:21:50

DUBLIN, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Irish renewable energy development and energy storage Group, Gaelectric has today (Thursday) announced that it has secured planning approval for a further two on-shore wind energy projects in Northern Ireland located at Smulgedon, north east of Dungiven in Co. Derry, and at Monnaboy on Loughtermore Mountain, also in Co. Derry. Both projects total to an additional 25 MW of consented wind power and bring Gaelectric's on shore portfolio with...

2012-09-11 06:21:44

Congressional Inaction on Production Tax Credit Threatens to Stop Major Boost for Employment WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each major wind farm in America creates nearly 1,100 jobs and can add tens of millions of dollars in new taxes and other benefits to the communities where they're located, according to two new reports from the Natural Resources Defense Council. A new 250-megawatt wind farm will create 1,079 jobs throughout the many steps of building that wind...

2012-08-08 02:23:53

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced that its Spring Valley Wind project - the first wind power project in the state of Nevada - has completed construction and is fully operational. A ceremony is being held today to commence commercial operations at the 151.8 megawatt (MW) Spring Valley Wind project, which is located near the town of Ely. "I couldn't be happier that Nevada's first commercial wind facility is located in Spring Valley,"...

2012-06-06 06:22:13

BRECKENRIDGE, Mich., June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy today announced the completion of construction and the start of full commercial operations for the Gratiot County Wind Project. The wind park is a 212.8-megawatt (MW) project featuring 133 1.6-MW GE wind turbines. It generates enough renewable energy to power more than 50,000 Michigan homes. Sixty-four of the turbines are owned by DTE Energy, while 69 turbines are owned by Gratiot Wind LLC, an affiliate of Invenergy Wind LLC....