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2012-02-21 09:21:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wind energy industry leaders, environmental advocates and policymakers gathered at the Union League of Philadelphia today to announce the launch of ChoosePAWind and the initiative's new website--www.choosepawind.com--which touts the economic and environmental benefits of wind power for Pennsylvania. "Wind energy has come a long way in the Commonwealth," said former Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell, who spoke at the press conference...

2012-02-16 17:34:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Energy, along with state and local public officials, and a host of community leaders, celebrated the official grand opening of the new 64,000-square-foot wind service distribution center in Woodward, Oklahoma, today. The establishment of this new facility underscores Siemens' commitment to providing increased efficiency to its wind power customers throughout the region. With its geographic location in the heart of the wind belt, the...

2012-01-25 10:23:00

SHREVEPORT, La., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) subsidiary Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO) has signed long-term power purchase agreements for a total of 358.65 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy from wind projects in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas. Together with a 49.2-MW agreement signed by the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority, SWEPCO and its affiliates have exceeded the 400-MW renewable energy commitment in a recent settlement of legal issues...

2011-12-20 08:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EverPower Wind Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of Terra Firma, a leading private equity firm, and OwnEnergy, the leader in Community Wind, announced today that they have closed a transaction where EverPower will acquire and construct Patton Wind Farm, LLC. This is a project that OwnEnergy has been developing from inception with its local landowner partner. The project will be 30 MW and will be fully operational by the end of 2012. An...

2011-12-19 13:45:00

Wind Energy Update: The renewable energy sector is quickly turning into a profitable business: in 2010 investment in the renewable energy projects exceeded the ones in fossil fuel demonstrating a new trend in investorsâ strategy. LONDON (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 Wind Energy Update reports offshore wind, with its incomparably high energy production per hour witnessed important developments during 2011: RWE - The fifth largest utility company in Europe, with 3 offshore wind...

2011-12-07 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OwnEnergy, the leader in Community Wind announced today that it has closed a transaction in Kay County, OK where NextEra Energy Resources will acquire, construct and operate the Blackwell Wind Farm. Blackwell is a project that OwnEnergy has been developing from inception alongside its local landowner partners. The 60 megawatt project is expected to be constructed by the end of 2012. The clean, renewable energy produced by the wind farm...

2011-11-22 12:28:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced its intention to abandon development of its Yolo County wind project due to the potential for impact on sensitive local bird species, including golden eagles and bald eagles. The 100 megawatt (MW) Yolo County project, located near Sacramento, was in mid-stage development and had not yet entered construction. "This would have been a strong source of wind power for California, which needs more...

2011-11-18 08:00:00

RPM Access LLC announced today the partial commercial operation of its 41 MW Elk Wind Farm near Greeley, Iowa, the purchase of 35 Nordex 2.5 MW turbines and commencement of construction of its 36 MW Hawkeye Wind Farm near West Union, Iowa and its 50 MW Rippey Wind Farm near Grand Junction, Iowa. RPMA anticipates full commercial operation of its Elk Wind Farm before the end of this year and also full commercial operation of its Hawkeye and Rippey Wind Farms by the end of fall, 2012. Central...

2011-11-03 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As Siemens Energy's wind power business continues its focus on regionalization and providing increased efficiency to its customers, the company today announced it has opened a new wind power distribution facility in Wichita, Kansas. The 73,000-square-foot warehouse, with seven acres of outside storage, will provide procurement, kitting, storage, refurbishment and distribution for the tooling needed to erect and install wind turbines throughout the...

2011-10-17 10:25:00

DALLAS, Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas M. Carbone has been appointed president of Tri Global Energy, a renewable energy project developer and operator with fifteen utility-scale wind farms under development in the Southwest. Carbone will also serve on Tri Global Energy's board of directors. According to CEO and board chair John Billingsley, "Tom is an energy industry veteran who brings substantial financial, operational and leadership experience to our firm. Tom will help us move...