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In Estonia the Global Wind Day turned into a Week with a Real Wind Turbine Built

The most distant island of Estonia is called Ruhnu where less than 60 habitants live all year round. The island does not have electricity grid connected to the mainland and relies on expensive diesel generation. Mainly for that reason but also thanks to good wind the Estonian Wind Power Cluster – a consortium working under […]

E.ON chooses the Port of Sassnitz

Ideal logistics base for Arkona Becken Südost offshore wind project E.ON reached an important milestone for Arkona Becken Südost, a wind farm it plans to build in the German Baltic Sea, by selecting the Port of Sassnitz in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern as the farm’s logistics base during construction and its future operations center. With Mecklenburg-Vorpommern’s Energy Minister […]

Government announcement on onshore wind subsidies

Commenting on the Government’s announcement that the Renewables Obligation will be closed early to new onshore wind projects, Chief Executive of the Renewable Energy Association (REA), Dr Nina Skorupska, said: “If the government is to ensure we meet our climate targets in the most cost effective way, it is hard to think of a way […]

85 Companies protest Bill in Congress to slash Further Wind Farm Development

A threat to the most important federal policy for continued wind energy development in America has led 85 companies to protest to the 21 members of Congress involved. There are 20 co-sponsors of the “PTC Elimination Act” (H.R. 1901, known as the Marchant-Pompeo bill for its initial two sponsors). The 85 companies today sent each […]

RenewableUK urges Government to reconsider onshore wind cuts

RenewableUK, the trade association for the wind industry, is urging the Government to think carefully before it implements any cuts in financial support to onshore wind. Today’s announcement leaves thousands of British jobs and millions of pounds worth of investment hanging in the balance. The security of the UK’s future clean energy supplies is being […]

SunEdison Announces Acquisition Of Continuum Wind Energy In India

Acquires 242 MW AC of operating wind projects in India Acquires 170 MW AC of wind assets under construction and an incremental 1,000 megawatts in development SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the world’s largest renewable energy development company, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Continuum Wind Energy Limited, Singapore with assets […]

SunEdison Signs Definitive Agreement To Acquire GME, Central America’s Leading Renewable Energy Company, From Actis And Mesoamerica Power

Acquires 243 MW AC of operating wind power plants and an 82 MW DC solar power plant in Costa Rica, Honduras and Nicaragua Acquires 80 MW AC of wind assets under construction and an incremental 246 MW AC of wind assets under development SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the world’s largest renewable energy development company, today […]

Canada’s wind energy industry reaches another significant milestone

Canada has now surpassed 10,000 MW of installed wind energy capacity, enough to power over 3 million homes annually As Global Wind Day celebrations take place around the globe the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is pleased to announce that Canada’s wind energy industry has taken another significant leap forward. With the commissioning of the […]

Canada’s wind energy industry reaches another significant milestone

Canada has now surpassed 10,000 MW of installed wind energy capacity, enough to power over 3 million homes annually As Global Wind Day celebrations take place around the globe the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is pleased to announce that Canada’s wind energy industry has taken another significant leap forward. With the commissioning of the […]

Global businesses turn to wind power

This Global Wind Day we are celebrating the fact that multinational companies are turning to clean, reliable and cost-effective wind energy to power their businesses. Global Wind Day is a worldwide event that occurs annually on 15 June and it is a particularly pertinent date in the calendar this year as we look ahead to […]