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2012-04-30 06:21:33

LONDON, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- S&C Electric Europe Ltd has won the multi-million pound contract to supply reactive compensation to EDF Energy Renewables' Fallago Rig wind farm, one of the UK's largest onshore wind farms. The site in the Scottish borders will consist of 48 turbines providing 144MW of renewable electricity, which can power around 90,000 homes and will form a major step forward in meeting the Government's renewable energy targets. S&C will provide all required...

Long-Term Study Sheds New Light on Climate Change Impact Of Wind Farms
2012-04-29 14:12:51

Large wind farms located in certain regions of the United States can cause a slight increase in local temperatures, potentially impacting local climate and farming while also raising doubts about the long-term sustainability of wind power, various media outlets reported on Sunday. According to Robert Lee Hotz of the Wall Street Journal, researchers from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany and the University of Illinois spent nine years analyzing satellite readings of the...

2012-04-26 10:21:24

SAN FRANCISCO, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced that its St. Joseph Wind project - the largest wind farm in Manitoba - has reached its first full year of operation. The 138 megawatt (MW) wind power project, located in the southern Manitoba community of St. Joseph, has supplied the area with more than 500,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of clean and renewable energy, enough to meet the needs of 50,000 local homes. During its first year of operation,...

2012-04-26 02:24:01

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Renewables and Sumitomo Corp. of America (the U.S. subsidiary of Sumitomo Corp.) announced today the companies have finalized their 50-50 ownership arrangement for two Kansas wind farms and secured approximately $353 million in financing for construction and operating costs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO) Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, announced plans on March...

2012-04-25 02:26:36

IRVINE, Calif., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: QTWW) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Schneider Power Inc. ("Schneider"), a leading developer and owner of renewable energy power plants, backed by the Schneider family's 120 years of experience in renewable energy has acquired a newly constructed 10 megawatt utility-scale wind farm in Ontario, Canada. The Zephyr wind farm ("Zephyr") generation facility will supply...

2012-04-25 02:26:11

New Website Creates Link to Wind Energy Community, Information WASHINGTON, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wind Energy Foundation today announced the official launch of its website as part of a campaign to educate consumers, businesses and policymakers about wind energy. Windenergyfoundation.org contains current information about the wind energy market, case studies, featured reports and events, a comprehensive glossary and FAQ, photo gallery, videos, and links to...

2012-04-24 22:20:12

LONDON, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Globeleq Generation Limited (Globeleq), the emerging markets power company, announced the acquisition of the 44 MW Eolo wind project in Nicaragua further establishing the company as the leading renewable energy company in the Central American region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040611/DAF004LOGO) Through Globeleq's majority owned subsidiary, Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy (Wind) Limited (GME Wind), the company has purchased 100% of the...

2012-04-20 06:20:59

GENEVA, N.Y., April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Earth Day will be extra special this year for hair-care manufacturer Zotos International Inc. as the company celebrates the largest wind project of any manufacturer in the United States and meets its goal of using 100 percent renewable energy for its electrical needs. Zotos' 3.3 MW on-site, wind energy project, which powers its 670,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Geneva, is a first in the beauty industry. The project is comprised of two...

2012-04-20 06:20:55

WORCESTER, Mass., April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MMMW) today confirms preliminary findings indicating that water is being pumped at a rate that exceeds the efficiency of other wind powered systems designed to pump water. The Mass Megawatts water pump system is delivering water at an accelerated rate that is substantially larger than other water pumping systems in the area. A more detailed analysis will be conducted over the coming weeks to...

2012-04-19 02:25:03

WORCESTER, Mass., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MMMW) today announced the successful delivery and operation of a larger wind-powered, water pump system in Colorado. The patented Mass Megawatts water pump system provides a low-cost solution for water delivery applications commonly needed on farms and ranches throughout the central plains of the United States. The unit was constructed in under a week, and initial results have been very...