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2010-12-03 02:00:00

HUTCHINSON, Kan., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In line with its ongoing U.S. manufacturing expansion efforts, Siemens Energy celebrated the official opening of its new wind turbine nacelle assembly facility in Hutchinson, Kansas, today. This is an important milestone in Siemens' growth strategy in the U.S., further demonstrating the company's stated commitment to U.S. investment and its confidence in the long-term future of the U.S. renewable energy market. (Logo:...

2010-10-27 06:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP today announced its Hatchet Ridge Wind project in Burney, California has completed construction and is now operational. The 101.2 megawatt (MW) wind energy project will produce energy equivalent to the annual energy use of 44,000 California homes and is the only large-scale wind project in California to reach operation this year. Pattern held an opening ceremony today to celebrate the commencement of operations at Hatchet...

2010-10-22 05:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- From the wind-swept plains of eastern Colorado to the inner city neighborhoods of Kansas City, citizens and businesses across America are devoting scarce resources to producing renewable energy. They are sharing their triumphs and frustrations with Tom Weis, who today announced his website, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter programs chronicling the "Ride for Renewables." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100913/SF63407) (Photo:...

2010-10-11 09:04:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy's Top of the World Windpower Project near Casper, Wyo., is now on line and producing clean, renewable electricity. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) The 200-megawatt (MW) wind farm, located in Converse County, supplies wind energy to PacifiCorp under the terms of a 20-year power purchase agreement. The 110 wind turbines that comprise...

2010-09-24 03:00:00

GREAT FALLS, Mont., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable energy and energy storage group, Gaelectric, has today (Friday) announced that it has successfully raised $18 million to book 960 MW of transmission capacity for its wind energy developments in Montana, USA. Gaelectric North America has announced that the funds raised have been placed on deposit with transmission system operators, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and NorthWestern Energy (NWE), to book transmission capacity on...

2010-08-20 16:12:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gamesa Wind US LLC, a wind-turbine manufacturer headquartered in Langhorne, Pa., will export equipment and services for the Cerro de Hula Wind Farm, the first utility-scale wind project in Honduras, with the support of project financing from the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank). Ex-Im Bank's $159 million direct loan to the project sponsor, Energia Eolica de Honduras S.A., will finance its purchase of 51 Gamesa G87 2-MW wind...

2010-06-28 13:03:00

BlueGreen Alliance, American Wind Energy Association, and USW Provide "Manufacturing Blueprint" to Build Out Domestic Wind Energy Supply Chain and Create U.S. Manufacturing Jobs WASHINGTON, June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a report released today by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), BlueGreen Alliance and the United Steelworkers, the U.S. wind industry can create tens of thousands of additional jobs manufacturing wind turbines and components if the U.S. passes...

2010-06-10 12:24:00

Joint 'Framework Agreement' Reached to Create 'Partnership for Progress' WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the United Steelworkers (USW) today released a joint "Framework Agreement" to create a "Partnership for Progress" in accelerating the development and deployment of wind energy production in the U.S. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) Leo W. Gerard, USW International President, said, "The...

2010-05-26 06:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Governor Ted Strickland announced on May 24, 2010, a new partnership between GE and the Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) to harness the wind power of Lake Erie and develop the first fresh water offshore wind farm in North America. Strickland made the announcement at the American Wind Energy Association's annual WINDPOWER Conference in Dallas. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071107/CLW113LOGO ) "Ohio's greatest...

2010-05-25 16:01:00

DALLAS, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Alstom, a global leader in power generation, today announced that Alstom Wind has signed a long-term, collaborative R&D agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). As part of the agreement, NREL will complete a comparative study of Alstom's proven wind power technology. Specifically, the agreement calls for testing and reporting on the performance of the ALSTOM PURE TORQUE (TM) design, a unique...