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January 25, 2015
150-MW Briscoe wind project fully funded
Zug, Switzerland (SPX) Jan 23, 2015
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, GE Energy Financial Services and Morgan Stanley are pleased to announce they have completed financing for the 150-megawatt (MW) Briscoe Wind Farm, LLC ("Briscoe Wind Farm") spanning 20,000 acres in Briscoe County, Texas, USA. Once operational, Briscoe Wind Farm targets providing clean and renewable power generation that is anticipated to cut the equivalent of carbon dioxide emissions from over 890,000 barrels of oil otherwise consumed for the same ... read more
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Dulas to acquire fleet of ZephIR Lidars for rental to UK wind market
Trusted providers of bankable wind data, Dulas, have confirmed plans today to acquire 'a fleet' of ZephIR 300 and ZephIR DM's to work as rental lidars to the UK and wider European market. This expan ... more

Offshore wind would boost jobs, energy more than oil: study
Developing offshore wind technology in the Atlantic Ocean would produce twice the energy and job growth as drilling for oil would, an environmental group said Wednesday. ... more

ConEd Development acquires wind farm on South Dakota ranch
A parcel of land in Clark County, South Dakota - owned by a respected family with roots in the state dating back to 1901 - will soon serve as a wind farm providing enough electricity to power approx ... more


295 MW German wind farm ready to go
German renewable energy company RWE Innogy said all 48 turbines at the Nordsee Ost wind farm off the German coast are in place. ... more


Panama makes climate splash with wind energy
A member of the World Bank Group said it was backing a wind power project in Panama that will be able to satisfy 5 percent of the country's energy demands. ... more
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China snaps up UK wind farms
China's largest nuclear power producer will buy an 80 percent stake in three British wind farms run by a unit of EDF, the French energy giant said on Monday. ... more

Poland faces EU fines over renewable energy failures
Poland faces heavy fines for breaking EU laws on renewable energy use, officials said Wednesday, dealing a blow to an eastern European member almost entirely reliant on coal. ... more
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Scotland claims leads in low-carbon agenda
Scotland calls on members of the international community to follow its lead by adopting ambitious climate change policies, a minister said Monday. ... more

Environmental group: U.S. tax credit for wind energy not enough
An environmental group said a bill extending tax relief for the U.S. wind energy sector pales in comparison to subsidies for the fossil fuels industry. ... more

Virginia mulls offshore wind energy
Virginia's plans for offshore wind installations will be weighed against the environment and socioeconomic impacts, the federal government said. ... more
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AREVA maintenance contract for five years renewed in the North Sea
AREVA and the operating consortium DOTI (Deutsche Offshore-Testfeld und Infrastruktur GmbH and Co. KG) signed a five years contract for the service and maintenance of the AREVA turbines at the alpha ... more

New acreage available for U.S. offshore wind energy
New acreage available off the coast of Massachusetts will triple the amount available for wind energy development, the U.S. Interior Department said. ... more
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Labor building behind East Coast wind energy industry
A labor pool is building up slowly around an emerging offshore wind industry on the eastern U.S. coast, a regional labor leader said. ... more

Moventas completes first ever Clipper up-tower service
Moventas USA recently carried out the 1st Clipper Liberty intermediate assembly roller bearing replacements that has ever been made up-tower. Mastering this type of challenging repairs is another ex ... more

Momentum builds behind U.S. offshore wind sector
Deepwater Wind, the company leading the offshore wind industry in the United States, announced assembly of some offshore structures will start next year. ... more

Second stage of Snowtown Wind Farm blows away the competition
The Clean Energy Council has congratulated Trustpower and Siemens on the launch of the second stage of the Snowtown Wind Farm, but warned other projects would be few and far between under the Federa ... more

Wind power a key player in Quebec's energy strategy
Canada's wind energy industry members have confirmed their desire to remain an active partner in Quebec's energy discussion as the Canadian Wind Energy Association's (CanWEA) 30th Annual Conference ... more

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Leaders Discuss Wind Power in Canada's Energy Future
Keynote speaker Ms. Megan Leslie, NDP Deputy Leader and Environment Critic joined Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) President, Robert Hornung, to speak of the role Canadian wind energy can p ... more

British study raises questions about wind energy reliability
The British power grid may need to complement its wind energy output with fossil fuels to make up for production gaps, a study finds. ... more
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EU Forced to Oppose Russian Resolution on Arms Ban in Space

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Off-grid German village banks on wind, sun, pig manure


UAE's Masdar to build $125-million wind farm in Oman


Scotland wants more control over U.K. energy policies


Wind turbines briefly outpace nuclear power plants in U.K.


Study recommends ongoing assessment of offshore wind farms


U.S. states get federal backing for clean-energy programs


SeaRoc and HSEQ Experts join forces to support offshore wind projects in Europe


RWE says Nordsee Ost wind farm off German coast nearly ready


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Scottish renewable energy output up 30 percent from 2013

UAE's Masdar joins mega wind project off Britain

RWE Innogy gets new British wind energy running

Moventas to service two turbines in Eesti Energia's Aulepa wind park

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Go green and prosper, British government says

EU calls for study of 2020 renewable energy targets

Stealth wind turbines to become operational in France in 2015

Wind energy cuts the electricity bill

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Scottish government approves build of Iberdrola wind farm

U.S. Wind Inc. wins rights to wind energy offshore Maryland

Bidding starts for wind energy offshore Maryland

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Commercial wind projects reviewed offshore North Carolina

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Japan's Marubeni gets capital for Westernmost Rough wind project

Victoria tweaks Wind Farm Planning Rules

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