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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 12:40:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of its landmark 100th wind project announcement, Mortenson's Renewable Energy Groups is cautiously optimistic about the potential for new wind power generation throughout North America in 2011 and 2012. Fueling the company's outlook is the fact that Mortenson is building 11 new wind projects in North America. The 11 projects will add 1,363 megawatts of clean electrical power to the U.S. power grid by year-end 2011, providing power to...

2011-05-23 05:05:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The state of Iowa is continuing its tradition of leadership in wind energy and showcasing the state's forward-looking strategy to develop alternative energy sources for the economy of the future at the American Wind Energy Association's (AWEA) 2011 WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition. Well on the path to generate 20 percent of its electricity from wind turbines, Iowa is receiving recognition from several key government and industry leaders...

2011-05-12 18:31:00

LOS ANGELES, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP announced today that Edward Zaelke and Adam Umanoff have joined the firm's project finance practice as partners in Los Angeles. They are being joined by partners Thomas I. Dupuis and Lloyd MacNeil. The lawyers previously practiced at Chadbourne & Parke LLP and are nationally recognized leaders in project finance and the renewable energy industry. (Photo:...

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:...

2011-04-26 08:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) announced today that it has partnered with Samsung Renewable Energy to acquire wind power projects in Ontario from ACCIONA and Boralex. These projects will be combined with Pattern and Samsung's larger South Kent Wind Farm, which is under development. The 270 megawatt (MW) wind farm, located in the Regional Municipality of Chatham-Kent, is estimated to produce enough electricity each year to power more than...

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2011-04-20 06:30:00

The US government on Tuesday approved construction of a controversial wind farm off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, which could begin this fall, reports AFP. The proposed 130-turbine wind farm covering 25 miles in the Nantucket Sound -- called the Cape Wind Energy Project -- has been the center of a decade-long dispute over issues such as increased power costs for customers and potential impacts on local fishing grounds. The State Supreme Court rejected those claims, and the Obama...

2011-04-05 08:41:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As Poland's wind energy industry accelerates its new project development initiatives to meet European Union mandates and exploit the country's promising wind resources, project developers are being offered expanded access to technology that will help drive the development process. The global renewable energy consulting firm Wind Prospect will be taking delivery of two Second Wind Triton® Sonic Wind Profilers this month to...

2011-03-25 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Energy has been awarded another order from Minnesota Power for 35 3-megawatt (MW) SWT-3.0-101 direct drive wind turbines for its Bison 2 wind energy center near Center, North Dakota. The scope of supply for the wind power plant includes the transportation, erection and commissioning of the 35 wind turbines, as well as a three-year service and maintenance agreement. Deliveries of the wind turbines will commence in August 2012, and the...

2011-03-15 00:00:27

Northern Power Systems Introduces New 2.3 MW Permanent Magnet Direct Drive Wind Turbine The Northern Power® 2.3 Offers Customers More Power, More of the Time for a Better Bottom Line&trade Barre, VT, USA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 14, 2011 Northern Power Systems, Inc. (http://www.northernpower.com), a next-generation wind turbine manufacturer, announced today the introduction of the Northern Power 2.3 permanent magnet direct drive (PM/DD) wind turbine designed for the onshore utility...