Browsing the "Wind" Category

MidAmerican Wind to Acquire Two California Wind Projects from Terra-Gen Power

October 1st, 2012 | by pressroom

MidAmerican Wind, a subsidiary of MidAmerican Renewables whose parent company is MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, today announced its agreement to acquire the 168-megawatt Alta Wind VII and the 132-megawatt Alta Wind IX projects from California Highwind Power, a subsidiary of Terra-Gen Power, LLC. The projects are in Tehachapi, Calif., and will feature a total of 100 Vestas 3-megawatt V90 wind turbines

NCC to Construct Wind Farms for SEK 460 Million

September 27th, 2012 | by pressroom

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

Enough Wind to Power Global Energy Demand

September 10th, 2012 | by pressroom

Using models, the team was able to determine that more than 400 terrawatts of power could be extracted from surface winds and more than 1,800 terrawatts could be generated by winds extracted throughout the atmosphere

Obama Admin Fast-Tracks 7 Solar/Wind Projects as part of “We Can’t Wait” Renewable Energy Strategy

August 15th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

Thankfully some American clean wind energy projects won’t be kept waiting. [repostus hash=1f6b4f6a74835780a6a35f3d2a503f2b title=Obama+Admin+Fast-Tracks+7+Solar%2FWind+Projects+as+part+of+%26%238220%3BWe+Can%26%238217%3Bt+Wait%26%238221%3B+Renewable+Energy+Strategy host=Clean+Technica short=1kmc9 snip=%C2%A0+The+Obama+Administration+is+putting+seven+solar+and+wind+energy+projects+on+%E2%80%9Cfast-track%E2%80%9D+review+for+federal+permitting+and+review%2C+part+of+President+Obama%E2%80%99s+%E2%80%9CWe+Can%E2%80%99t+Wait%E2%80%9D+strategy+for+catalyzing+further+growth+in+US+renewable+energy.+Spread+across+four+western+states%2C+the+projects%26hellip%3B thumb=2715199 jump

E.ON Climate & Renewables Secures $150mm for Illinois Wind Farm

June 6th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

Thanks to Andrew at Clean Technica for news on this Illinois wind farm. [repostus hash=55ffbf73ac7a63b80bae4f0bfdbbdfcb title=E.ON+Climate+%26amp%3B+Renewables+Secures+%24150mm+for+Illinois+Wind+Farm host=Clean+Technica short=1duPD snip=Some+welcome+news+on+the+US+wind+energy+front%3A+E.ON+Climate+%26+Renewables+North+America+on+June+4+announced+it+has+secured+%24150+million+of+institutional+equity+financing+for+its+150MW+Pioneer+Trail+Wind+Farm+from+Bank+of+America+Merrill+Lynch.+Located+in+central+Illinois%E2%80%99+Ford+and+Iroquois+counties%26hellip%3B [&hellip

As The Wind Blows

May 5th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

Interesting graphic from redOrbit on North Sea wind patterns. Information like this should be used in all schools as a part of [&hellip

Dong to Erect First 6-MW Siemens Offshore Wind Turbine

April 22nd, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

Offshore wind energy news from Clean Technica: [repostus hash=c4a518833dac046c5dc28ea999d1ce4a title=Dong+to+Erect+First+6-MW+Siemens+Offshore+Wind+Turbine host=Clean+Technica short=19txz snip=%C2%A0+Dong+Energy%2C+a+large+European+energy+company%2C+has+received+full+consent+to+test+Siemens%E2%80%99+new+6-MW+offshore+wind+turbines.+It+will+install+two+test+turbines+at+its%C2%A0Gunfleet+Sands+wind+farm+in+South+East+England.+This+will+mark+Dong%E2%80%99s+first+UK+demonstration+project+and+the+first+time+this+large%26hellip%3B

Clean Technology Venture Deals Rise While Dollars Fall in 1Q 2012

April 6th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

According to information from Cleantech Group, the number of venture deals for clean technology rose in the first quarter of 2012 even though the dollar total of the funding deals declined modestly. The firm reports that early-stage deals appear to be on the rise again, and the mergers and acquisition market remains strong.

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