NCC to Construct Wind Farms for SEK 460 Million

NCC Construction Sweden has been commissioned to construct a total of 123 base plates, with associated roads, for two wind farms on the borders between the Swedish counties of Västernorrland and Jämtland. The client is Statkraft SCA Vind AB and the total order value is SEK 460 million, which will be registered in the fourth quarter.

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Army Expands Research and Development on Mobile Renewable Energy Solutions

Scientists and engineers in the U.S. Army are working to develop mobile energy solutions that capture renewable power from the sun and wind. Photo: cobalt123 Reported on Clean Technica Army Scientists Developing Deployable Renewable Equipment (via Clean Technica) Renewable energy options are very important these days for the Unite States Army, especially when it concerns soldiers stationed in remote combat outposts. Soldiers face a barrage of challenges when it comes to having available energy – a necessity for everything from…

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Altaeros Energies Airborne Wind Turbine = More Electricity

This was originally posted on Clean Technica. Airborne Wind Turbine Video from Altaeros Energies – Seeing Is Believing (via Clean Technica)   Tina Casey reported on a helium-based airborne wind turbine from Altaeros Energies capable of delivering electricity from elevations ranging from 350 feet to 1000 feet, The image used for her post was a donut, reflecting the shape of the device. Now Altaeros Energies has released a You Tube…

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Latin America’s Largest Wind Project to Power Mexico Coca-Cola, Heineken, OXXO

It is always fun to spread news about renewable energy projects that are being launched to provide power for global corporations. This is such a story, by Andrew at Clean Technica. Latin America’s Largest Wind Project to Power Mexico Coca-Cola, Heineken, OXXO (via Clean Technica) Latin America’s largest wind project to date is moving forward as Mexico’s Marena Renovables has placed an order for 396-MW worth of wind turbines with Danish manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems A/S. Vestas announced the order…

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Iberdrola builds huge wind farm in US

More news on alternative energy in the United States, this time about wind. Spanish energy concern Iberdrola has completed one of the world’s biggest wind farms in the state of Ohio, which will produce more than 300 megawatts of power. [repostus hash=1d3f24e7a33c04294d4e004f3020c686 title=Iberdrola+builds+huge+wind+farm+in+US host=AFP short=16x7T snip=Spanish+energy+giant+Iberdrola+has+completed+one+of+the+world%27s+biggest+wind+farms+in+the+US+state+of+Ohio%2C+which+will+produce+more+than+300+megawatts+of+power%2C+it+said+on+Monday.+Iberdrola+%22has+completed+construction+of+the+Blue+Creek+wind+farm+in+the+United+States%2C+one+of+the+largest+such+facilities%26hellip%3B thumb=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.1.rp-api.com%2Fthumb%2F993631]

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Ecofys Combines Ocean Wind with Seaweed Biofuel

Since covering the issue of alternative fuels, it’s encouraging to share this recent post from Tina Casey, writing for Clean Technica about a double dose of alternative fuels from the Dutch company, Ecofys. In what might work as a 24/7 option for renewable electricity, the company is combining ocean wind power with seaweed biofuel. Ecofys Bets on a Wind Power and Seaweed Biofuel Mashup (via Clean Technica) The Dutch company Ecofys has just launched a new offshore wind farm and…

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