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First Pakistan-owned wind power project starts operation – The Express Tribune

The Express TribuneFirst Pakistan-owned wind power project starts operationThe Express TribuneBEIJING: The first Pakistan-owned early-harvest wind power project constructed under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework has started commercial operation after passing required assesments. The 49.5MW facility developed by Sachal …China’s Renewables Investment is Paying OffIndustry Leaders Magazineall 6 news articles »

Borssele consortium seeks more investors – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)Borssele consortium seeks more investorsWindpower Monthly (subscription)A spokesman said the consortium was seeking further investment in the project due to offshore wind requiring “substantial capital”. … We are in the energy transition for the long-haul and broad-based support will help continuity in the long-term,” he …

Japan to acquire 66 MW wind energy project – Climate Action Programme

Climate Action ProgrammeJapan to acquire 66 MW wind energy projectClimate Action ProgrammeGE Renewables Energy – one of the largest wind turbine manufacturers in the world – has announced its development of a 66 megawatt (MW) wind energy project in the Akita prefecture in northern Japan. GE Renewables Energy said it has reached an …and more »

Opinion: Noise rules would kill wind power – BurlingtonFreePress.com

BurlingtonFreePress.comOpinion: Noise rules would kill wind powerBurlingtonFreePress.comI’m proud to say that I work at Northern Power Systems where we design and build wind turbines right here in Barre. There are dozens of people down in the factory floor building wind turbines and getting them ready to ship around the U.S. and the world.and more »

Trump blasts wind energy in state that gets one-third of its power from wind – Mashable

MashableTrump blasts wind energy in state that gets one-third of its power from windMashableSpeaking in one of the top wind-producing states in the country, President Trump on Wednesday attacked wind energy for harming birds and being unreliable. “I don’t want to just hope the wind blows to light up your homes and your factories,” Trump said …The Energy 202: Trump takes on wind energy, talks solar-powered border wall in Iowa speechWashington Postall 15 news articles »

Trump’s putdown of wind energy whips up a backlash in Iowa – DesMoinesRegister.com

DesMoinesRegister.comTrump’s putdown of wind energy whips up a backlash in IowaDesMoinesRegister.comPresident Donald Trump’s putdown of wind energy at his Iowa rally was denounced Thursday across the state, which takes pride in its position as a national leader in wind generation. Trump was talking up his support for coal during his speech in Cedar …Trump attacks wind power in state that gets nearly third of energy from windThe Hill (blog)Trump bashes wind energy in a state that gets a third of its electricity from windThinkProgressTrump Takes a Dig at Wind Farms: ‘As the Birds Fall to the Ground’CNSNews.comVox -VICE Newsall 836 news articles »

Proposed Cleveland offshore wind farm seeking suppliers – cleveland.com

cleveland.comProposed Cleveland offshore wind farm seeking supplierscleveland.comCLEVELAND, Ohio — The proposed Icebreaker wind farm in Lake Erie still doesn’t have a green light, but that hasn’t stopped the developer from lining up suppliers. Earlier this month, the Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. put two phases of the …

Vestas scales up to 4.2MW – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)Vestas scales up to 4.2MWWindpower Monthly (subscription)Vestas claims the V150 will be the highest yielding low-wind onshore turbine. The V117-4.0/4.2MW takes the Vestas platform into typhoon territory for the first tim…

The Rise Of Wind Energy Raises Questions About Its Reliability – NPR

NPRThe Rise Of Wind Energy Raises Questions About Its ReliabilityNPR”We ended up with some towers on our property,” he says, nodding toward the giant, spinning, white wind turbines dotting the farmland around his house. Xcel Energy, a Midwest-based utility, installed three on his land, among the 100 turbines placed …and more »

Record level of wind power produced – Times of India

Times of IndiaRecord level of wind power producedTimes of IndiaAHMEDABAD: On Tuesday, Gujarat saw its highest ever levels of power generation from wind energy, thanks to high wind velocities on its coast and steadily increasing generation capacity. Win…

Tenders for wind power pre-licenses floated – Daily Sabah

Daily SabahTenders for wind power pre-licenses floatedDaily SabahEnerjisa Enerji Üretim AŞ and Esengüç Enerji Yatırım AŞ were the winners on the first day of the pre-license tenders for the construction of an electricity generation plant based on wind power in the Kayseri-Niğde region with a capacity total of 80 …

GE to provide 66 MW of wind power to Japan’s Akita region – Windpower Engineering (press release)

Windpower Engineering (press release)GE to provide 66 MW of wind power to Japan’s Akita regionWindpower Engineering (press release)The project will provide 66 MW of power, enough to power the equivalent of 40,000 homes in Japan. The deal also includes a 15-year service agreement for the wind farm, and GE will establish a satellite facility for service and maintenance in Akita. The …and more »

SMMPA to get electricity from a second wind power project – Southernminn.com

Southernminn.comSMMPA to get electricity from a second wind power projectSouthernminn.comEDF Renewable Energy is one of the largest renewable energy developers in North America with 9 gigawatts of wind, solar, biomass, and biogas projects developed throughout the continent. Stoneray is the company’s 12th wind project in Minnesota, totaling …EDF sells 50% stake of Great Western Wind Project to AlliantWindpower Engineering (press release)EDF RE Inks Utility PPA For Minnesota Wind FarmNorth American WindpowerEDF Renewable Energy Secures PPA for Minnesota Wind ProjectPower Engineering MagazinereNewsall 6 news articles »

Vestas set for 1GW Russia deal – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)Vestas set for 1GW Russia dealWindpower Monthly (subscription)Finnish company Fortum’s joint venture with local energy group Rusnano was the biggest winners in the auction, securing contracts for 1GW of wind power. The Fortum-Rusnano JV will deliver 26 projects between 2018 and 2022, securing €115-€135/MWh in …and more »

Can Offshore Wind Power Revive US Ports? – Scientific American

Scientific AmericanCan Offshore Wind Power Revive US Ports?Scientific AmericanOfficials in New Bedford, Mass., are focused on integrating the wind industry into America’s leading fishing port. The city’s fishermen hauled in more than $320 million worth of fish in 2014 and 2015, more than any at other port in the country. Credit …and more »