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Samsung and Pattern Energy Complete Canada’s Largest Wind Project, South Kent Wind

Project is delivered on schedule and on budget despite record-breaking winter conditions The largest wind project in Canada is now up and running. Samsung Renewable Energy, Inc. (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGI) (TSX: PEG) (Pattern Energy) today announced its South Kent Wind project has completed construction and is fully operational. The 270 […]

Alliant Energy helps Renewable Energy grow through Partnerships with Customers

Majority of renewable energy in Iowa comes from wind and solar This year, Alliant Energy electric utility customers across Iowa will generate more renewable energy than ever before. In the last three years, the number of Alliant Energy customers who have installed a renewable energy generation system on their home or business in Iowa has […]

RenewableUK hails IPCC Report as Top-level Endorsement for Wind Power

Commenting on the publication of the 3rd UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, which calls for a shift away from fossil fuels to focus instead on developing renewable energy sources, RenewableUK’s Deputy Chief Executive Maf Smith said: “When it comes to taking practical action against carbon emissions, the most useful tool in the kit […]

IKEA makes Biggest ever Renewable energy Investment

IKEA has announced it will invest in a 98 megawatt (MW) wind farm near Chicago in the US, the single largest renewable energy investment the furniture-giant has ever made. The Hooperston Wind Project, which will consist of 49 Vestas V100-2.0 MW wind turbines, is IKEA’s first investment in US wind energy despite owning 206 wind […]

Siemens Canada awarded First Wind Turbine Order and Service in Saskatchawan

23-MW project to be located in Rural Municipality of Morse Siemens Canada has further expanded its wind power footprint into the Province of Saskatch-ewan in partnership with Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. to supply, deliver and commission ten direct drive SWT-2.3-113 wind turbines for the Morse Project. Construction of the wind farm is expected to […]

Wind Energy delivers Record Construction Numbers; leading Choice in many Regions for new Electric Capacity

U.S. industry endures challenging year, emerges busier than ever Wind energy continued its forward march in 2013 as an ever-growing piece of the mainstream U.S. electricity mix, with a record number of projects and generating capacity under construction by year’s end, billions of dollars of continued private investment, and new records for generation in many […]

ACCIONA Energy wins a Contract to supply 252 MW of Wind Power Capacity in Mexico

The company will build two wind farms with 3-megawatt ACCIONA Windpower turbines and will operate the facilities for 20 years The investment associated with these projects is around 650 million dollars (469.4 million euros) ACCIONA Energy has been awarded contracts for the engineering, construction and start-up of two wind farms in Mexico and the supply […]

ACCIONA Windpower obtains Approval from the BNDES for its 125-Meter Rotor Diameter Turbine

By fulfilling local manufacturing requirements for this product, the company’s customers are able to finance their purchases under special conditions. As a result, ACCIONA obtains the FINAME accreditation for the entire range of wind turbines it sells in Brazil. ACCIONA Windpower, an ACCIONA Group subsidiary that designs, manufactures and sells wind turbines, has obtained the […]

Wind Energy secures Significant CO2 Emission Reductions for the U.S.

Rapid development of the U.S. wind energy industry has led to significant reductions in power sector carbon emissions. In 2013, the U.S. wind fleet reduced power sector emissions by 96 million metric tons, or 4.4 percent, the equivalent of taking 16.9 million cars off the road. Wind energy is the lowest cost and most scalable […]

Funding Opportunity Announcement for Wind Forecasting Improvement Project in Complex Terrain

On April 4, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy announced a $2.5 million funding opportunity entitled “Wind Forecasting Improvement Project in Complex Terrain.” By researching the physical processes that take place in complex terrain, this funding opportunity will improve foundational weather models by developing short-term wind forecasts for use by industry professionals, specifically in the […]