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2012-08-01 06:21:51

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prairie Wind Transmission, a transmission joint venture that includes American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company (through the companies' Electric Transmission America joint venture) and Westar Energy Inc. (NYSE: WR), today began construction of 108 miles of new double-circuit, 345-kilovolt transmission lines in south-central Kansas. The $180 million Prairie Wind Transmission project will stretch from Colwich, Kan.,...

2012-07-31 22:20:15

TSX.V Symbol: "WND" OTCQX Symbol: "WNDEF" Issued and Outstanding: 62,731,056www.westernwindenergy.com VANCOUVER, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Western Wind Energy Corp. - (Toronto Venture Exchange - "WND") (OTCQX - "WNDEF"), wishes to announce the following update on the July 31(st), 2012 news release issued by Andrew Reuben Midler and his dissident slate of directors: Andrew Reuben Midler states in his July 31, 2012 news release that he has assembled an exceptional slate of alternate...

Vertical Wind Turbines May Boost Offshore Power
2012-07-31 15:53:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A once-promising wind turbine prospect is getting a second look as engineers attempt to refine the technology for use in offshore power generation. Modern wind power is primarily generated by horizontal axis wind turbines (HAWT), but in the 1970s and 80s, during the early stages of wind power technology, another design was actively pursued because of its simplicity and reliability. Vertical axis wind turbines (VAWT), which have blades...

2012-07-31 06:22:26

BEIJING, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Huaneng Power International, Inc. ("HPI", the "Company") (NYSE: HNP; HKEx: 902; SSE: 600011) today announced its unaudited operating results for the six months ended June 30, 2012. For the six months ended June 30, 2012, the Company and its subsidiaries recorded consolidated operating revenue of RMB 67.180 billion (equivalent to approximately USD 10.622 billion based on the USD-RMB exchange rate of USD 1 to RMB 6.3249 as of June 30,...

2012-07-31 02:22:37

ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Wind Energy Tower, Inc. (OTCBB: CWET, the "Company") announced that the Company had communicated to their shareholders of record in a letter that stated: July 31, 2012 To our valued shareholders, The executive team at Clean Wind Energy Tower, Inc. has been busy pressing forward to monetize our valuable research, proprietary data and Intellectual Property. Last week we announced that our "Core Patent" had been issued and we believe this...

2012-07-30 14:20:41

WORCESTER, Mass., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. (OTC: MMMW) reports a net loss three cents per share or $396,085 in the fiscal year ending April 30, 2012. During the same fiscal period a year ago, Mass Megawatts reported a net loss of five cents per share or $472,851 for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2011. The Mass Megawatts' wind augmentation system utilizes a less complicated and inexpensive wind-focusing technique to increase the wind velocity directed...

2012-07-26 10:21:28

SAN DIEGO, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Calif. Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. joined Sempra Energy CEO Debra L. Reed, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) CEO Jessie J. Knight, Jr. and other state and local dignitaries today in eastern San Diego County to officially inaugurate the Sunrise Powerlink transmission line. The dedication ceremony, which included representatives from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the California Public Utilities Commission and government and...

2012-07-26 02:24:23

VANCOUVER, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Finavera Wind Energy Inc. ('Finavera Wind Energy' or the 'Company') (TSX-V: FVR) is pleased to announce it has signed a binding Purchase and Sale Agreement to sell the 77 megawatt ("MW") Wildmare Wind Energy Project for approximately $22,000,000 to Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (TSX: INE) ("Innergex"). The Wildmare Wind Energy Project, located near the community of Chetwynd in north east British Columbia, was awarded a 25 year power purchase...

2012-07-25 10:21:05

FARMINGTON, Conn., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Information Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of three new reports covering the market for clean energy and renewable energy applications. These reports are designed to help businesses maximize potential growth and make better, more informed decisions with estimated future cost trends and an understanding of how to frame strategies based on future wind and solar power outlook. (Photo:...

2012-07-25 06:21:51

MANCHESTER, N.H., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Freudenberg Group has developed a broad range of technically challenging product solutions and services for the fast growing American wind energy market. Various operating companies of the Freudenberg Group are dedicating considerable effort to the development of renewable energy resources. The extensive product portfolio ranges from sealing product innovations from Simrit, over several thousand different specialty lubricants from Kluber...