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Vattenfall signs new offshore wind power agreement – Climate Action Programme

Climate Action ProgrammeVattenfall signs new offshore wind power agreementClimate Action ProgrammeVattenfall has signed one of Europe’s first power purchase agreements involving an offshore wind farm. The Swedish energy company has finalised a deal for its upcoming Kreigers Flak project in the Baltic Sea to supply energy to two pharmaceutical …Novozymes and Novo Nordisk sign log-term PPA with Vattenfall in DenmarkPower Technologyall 2 news articles »

Two-thirds of Britons favour new onshore wind power – www.businessgreen.com

www.businessgreen.comTwo-thirds of Britons favour new onshore wind powerwww.businessgreen.comMore than two thirds of British people, including 61 per cent of Conservative voters, want see new onshore wind farms developed in the UK where they have local backing, according to a new YouGov poll for trade body RenewableUK. The survey of more than …Majority of public want onshore wind ban lifted, according to pollEnergy VoiceOnshore ‘backing’ from UK publicreNewsall 5 news articles »

Wind Power Becoming More Cost-Effective – ThomasNet News

ThomasNet NewsWind Power Becoming More Cost-EffectiveThomasNet NewsAccording to a recent report from the Energy Information Administration, the average cost of wind power installations in the U.S. declined by 33 percent between 2010 and 2016. The total…

Drones across Spain are spotting dodgy solar panels and wind turbines – The Star Online

The Star OnlineDrones across Spain are spotting dodgy solar panels and wind turbinesThe Star OnlineDrones the size of manhole covers are helping Spain’s biggest utility to squeeze costs of green electricity, spotting faulty solar panels and wind-turbine blades way ahead of engineers on the ground. Iberdrola SA’s €500,000 (RM2.35mil) investment in …

Montana wind power: Big projects on tap in central Montana – KPAX-TV

KPAX-TVMontana wind power: Big projects on tap in central MontanaKPAX-TVThis is the second installment of a two-part series on the status of wind-power development in Montana. MARTINSDALE – From the top of Gordon Butte, Montana’s sparsely populated upper Musselshell River Valley stretches below, dotted with the occasional …

Massachusetts’ second-largest wind farm expanding – MassLive.com

MassLive.comMassachusetts’ second-largest wind farm expandingMassLive.comThe Berkshire Wind Power Project atop Brodie Mountain in Hancock. The 10-turbine, 15-megawatt project began operation in 2011. The Berkshire Wind Power Cooperate Corporation said it will install two more 2.3-megawatt turbines by the end of 2019, …2 more turbines slated for Berkshire Wind Power project on Brodie MountainBerkshire Eagleall 3 news articles »

California Achieves 2020 Emissions-Reduction Target – North American Windpower

North American WindpowerCalifornia Achieves 2020 Emissions-Reduction TargetNorth American WindpowerElectricity generation had the largest decline among the sectors. Emissions from this sector declined 18% in 2016, reflecting continued growth in renewable energy – such as solar, wind and geothermal – as a result of the state’s renewable portfolio …and more »

Wpd ‘surprised’ by project cancellation mid-build – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyWpd ‘surprised’ by project cancellation mid-buildWindpower MonthlyWpd board member Hartmut Brösamle added: “Trust in the rule of law and investment security in Ontario would be trampled underfoot if the abrupt abandonment of the wind farm project, which is in the middle of construction, were confirmed. “A halt to …How the Tories might avoid a Liberal-style energy scandalTVOall 7 news articles »

Missouri Utility Garners Regulatory Support For 600 MW Wind Plan – North American Windpower

North American WindpowerMissouri Utility Garners Regulatory Support For 600 MW Wind PlanNorth American WindpowerThe Missouri Public Service Commission (MPSC) has announced its support for the Empire District Electric Co.’s plan to develop an additional 600 MW of wind energy. According to the MPSC, Empire’s proposed customer savings plan (CSP) involves the …UPDATE: PSC order moves Empire wind plan forwardJoplin GlobeMissouri regulators support Empire’s 600MW wind expansionRechargeall 4 news articles »

Duke Energy rejects RFP wind farms – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyDuke Energy rejects RFP wind farmsWindpower MonthlyThe utility issued a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 500MW of wind power in August 2017. Although projects have been proposed since then, “none were economic enough” for consideration, a Duke Energy spokesman told Windpower Monthly.and more »

UK offshore could reach 40GW with centralised focus – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyUK offshore could reach 40GW with centralised focusWindpower MonthlyIn a scenario in which the UK’s decarbonisation targets are met by large-scale generation on the transmission network, offshore wind farms could have a combined capacity of 29.9GW by 2030 and 43.4GW by mid-century. The grid operator predicted “strong” …and more »

Vestas awarded Serbia and Australia orders – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyVestas awarded Serbia and Australia ordersWindpower MonthlyVestas has also been awarded a 69MW deal to supply turbines to the Kosava 1 project in Serbia. Twenty V126-3.45MW turbines will be installed on “site-specific” 112-metre towers to meet tip-height constraints at the wind farm, Vestas said. The V126 is …Tasmania’s Granville Harbour wind farm reaches financial close …RenewEconomyGranville Harbour Wind Farm set to roll as Clean Energy Finance …The AdvocateVestas to supply 20 turbines for Kosava wind farm in SerbiaRenewables NowGlobeNewswire (press release) -The Mercuryall 17 news articles »

Seeing more anti-wind farm signs in DeWitt County? Here’s why – Herald & Review

Herald & ReviewSeeing more anti-wind farm signs in DeWitt County? Here’s whyHerald & ReviewTradewind Energy, developer of the proposed Alta Farms II wind farm, has not yet applied for the special use permit necessary to build turbines in DeWitt County. Preliminary plans indicate the turbines would be placed in a footprint from Waynesville to …

TPI to extend Mexico facility for Vestas – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyTPI to extend Mexico facility for VestasWindpower MonthlyBuilding on more than 30 years of experience and independent market research Windpower Monthly is proud to bring back the Blade O&M Forum, our flagship event in North America…

Nordex wins 595MW Brazilian contract – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyNordex wins 595MW Brazilian contractWindpower MonthlyPrior to the order for Lagoa dos Ventos, Nordex had 195MW under construction in Brazil, according to Windpower Intelligence, the research and data division of Windpower Monthly, with…