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Wind farm regulation makes consumers pay

  Consumers will be saddled with the cost of green energy infrastructure for at least 20 years under agreements that ensure profitability for Offshore Transmission Owners
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Proposed EU sea planning law will boost investor certainty

European offshore wind energy sector to plan investments based on a mapped use of sea space....
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Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen & Cape Wind Announce Settlement Agreement; Lawsuit Dropped

EDGARTOWN, MA – The Martha’s Vineyard / Dukes County Fishermen’s Association (MVDCFA) and Jonathan Mayhew (together hereafter referred to as ‘Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’) ...
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Scottish Government approve new Shetland wind farm

Despite heavy protests that the wind farm is 'too big', plans to erect a 103 turbine wind farm on moorland in Shetland have been approved....
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UK government support for wind energy under the spotlight

This is worth remembering next time you read media reports which exaggerate the costs of wind power subsidies. ...
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UK could become leading exporter of wave and tidal power, say MPs

New report from Energy and Climate Change Committee calls on government to establish long term goals for marine energy....
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UK’s world-leading small wind industry endangered following suggested feed-in tariff cuts

Tariffs slashed by over 40%, while farm and small business-scale turbines have seen cuts of over a quarter....
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Siemens receives major order for BorWin3 North Sea grid connection from TenneT
Siemens has received orders for five HVDC offshore grid connections in the German North Sea from the grid transmission operator TenneT. ...
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Remote condition monitoring brings big savings for Spanish wind farm
By installing condition monitoring systems from Schaeffler on 56 wind turbines, Spanish renewable energy provider Geolica is making significant annual cost savings....
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South Dale wind farm test mast to be taken down
A test wind mast on the site of a proposed new wind farm to the south west of Hunmanby is set to be taken down....
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Gamesa to supply 50 MW in India
The contract with the IPP GreenInfra calls for the development of a wind project in the State of Maharashtra, as well as the installation and maintenance (10 years) of 25 G97-2.0 MW turbines....
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South Dale wind farm test mast to be taken down
A test wind mast on the site of a proposed new wind farm to the south west of Hunmanby is set to be taken down....
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Gamesa to supply 50 MW in India
The contract with the IPP GreenInfra calls for the development of a wind project in the State of Maharashtra, as well as the installation and maintenance (10 years) of 25 G97-2.0 MW turbines....
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Work begins on new Enel Green Power wind farm in Mexico
Once constructed, the Dominica I plant, with an installed capacity of 100 MW, will be able to generate up to 260 GWh per year...
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First Goldwind 2.5 MW Turbine Installed in Romania
20 Goldwind 2.5 MW wind turbines are expected to be shipped to Romania by year end 2013....
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Northeast Wind Closes on $320 Million Term Loan B and $75 Million Letter of Credit Facilities
First Wind, an independent U.S.-based renewable energy company, today announced that its joint venture with Emera, Northeast Wind,...
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First Goldwind 2.5 MW Turbine Installed in Romania
20 Goldwind 2.5 MW wind turbines are expected to be shipped to Romania by year end 2013....
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Northeast Wind Closes on $320 Million Term Loan B and $75 Million Letter of Credit Facilities
First Wind, an independent U.S.-based renewable energy company, today announced that its joint venture with Emera, Northeast Wind,...
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Max Bögl Wiesner GmbH Installs GE 2.5-120, World’s Most Efficient High Output Wind Turbine
Representatives from GE (NYSE: GE) and Max Bögl Wiesner GmbH announced the official start of installation of the first GE 2.5-120 wind turbine in Schnaittenbach, a town in Bavaria, Germany....
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Enovos Luxembourg S.A. inaugurates its second wind farm in France
After ten months of construction, Enovos Luxembourg inaugurates a new 10 MW wind farm in Souilly, near Verdun....
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All eyes on Triodos Renewables’ new wind turbines
Green energy company Triodos Renewables will start the new-year with the erection of two new wind turbines at Eye, Suffolk this week. The Eye project ...
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Enovos Luxembourg S.A. inaugurates its second wind farm in France
After ten months of construction, Enovos Luxembourg inaugurates a new 10 MW wind farm in Souilly, near Verdun....
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All eyes on Triodos Renewables’ new wind turbines
Green energy company Triodos Renewables will start the new-year with the erection of two new wind turbines at Eye, Suffolk this week. The Eye project ...
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Siemens receives 126 MW wind power plants order in Ireland
Siemens Energy has received an order for delivery and servicing of 42 direct-drive wind turbines for two onshore wind power plants. Purchaser is ...
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Gamesa To Supply 47.6 MW to an Indian Power Project of SJVN, a Joint Venture With Indian Government
  Chennai, India, November 19. Gamesa -thought its subsidiary Gamesa Wind Turbines Private Limited in India- has signed and Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract to ...
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First Wind Announces Completion of Hawaii Wind Project
The 69 MW project has the potential to power 14,500 Oahu homes and becomes Hawaii’s largest wind energy project to date....
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Gamesa To Supply 47.6 MW to an Indian Power Project of SJVN, a Joint Venture With Indian Government
  Chennai, India, November 19. Gamesa -thought its subsidiary Gamesa Wind Turbines Private Limited in India- has signed and Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract to ...
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First Wind Announces Completion of Hawaii Wind Project
The 69 MW project has the potential to power 14,500 Oahu homes and becomes Hawaii’s largest wind energy project to date....
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The UK's biggest wind farm powers up
It has been a while since we last wrote, but we are pleased to report that the turbines have begun generating electricity.Since all 11 eleven ...
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GE Empowers Kennedy Renewables to Develop Company’s First Wind Project
•    Scotland’s Little Raith Wind Farm is Launch Project for Kennedy Renewables•    GE Industry Expertise Supports Entrepreneurial Venture and Project Success•    Nine 2.75-Megawatt Turbines Will ...
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Gamesa to supply 135MW turbines for wind farms in Finland
Spanish wind energy manufacturer Gamesa has secured a contract to supply, install and operate four G128 turbines at the 18MW Sino wind farm ...
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GE Empowers Kennedy Renewables to Develop Company’s First Wind Project
•    Scotland’s Little Raith Wind Farm is Launch Project for Kennedy Renewables•    GE Industry Expertise Supports Entrepreneurial Venture and Project Success•    Nine 2.75-Megawatt Turbines Will ...
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Gamesa to supply 135MW turbines for wind farms in Finland
Spanish wind energy manufacturer Gamesa has secured a contract to supply, install and operate four G128 turbines at the 18MW Sino wind farm ...
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Ralls Corp Sues Obama For Blocking Wind Farm Projects
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A small Chinese company sued President Barack Obama for squashing its wind farm projects that were close to a military ...
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Africa’s biggest wind farm set for Kenya
SOUTH HORR, Kenya — Tumbling down to the jade waters below, the rugged hills around Lake Turkana in northern Kenya are made of boulders and lava stone....
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Finavera Wind Energy receives approval for 49.6 MW wind farm in British Columbia
The wind turbines project started in the year, 2012. Finavera signed 25-PPAs with BC Hydro for the 60 MW Bullmoose, 117 MW Meikle, 77 MW Wildmare and 47 MW Tumbler Ridge wind power projects....
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Africa’s biggest wind farm set for Kenya
SOUTH HORR, Kenya — Tumbling down to the jade waters below, the rugged hills around Lake Turkana in northern Kenya are made of boulders and lava stone....
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Finavera Wind Energy receives approval for 49.6 MW wind farm in British Columbia
The wind turbines project started in the year, 2012. Finavera signed 25-PPAs with BC Hydro for the 60 MW Bullmoose, 117 MW Meikle, 77 MW Wildmare and 47 MW Tumbler Ridge wind power projects....
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