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Suzlon Climbs as India Sets More Ambitious Wind Energy Tenders

India set out plans to step up the pace of issuing contracts for electricity from wind farms, triggering a surge in the shares of one of the nation’s biggest maker of turbines. Suzlon Energy Ltd. climbed 3.5 percent in Mumbai after the...

Flat Top Wind I, LLC Places Order for 200 MW Project in the U.S.

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the U.S. from Flat Top Wind I, LLC, an indirect subsidiary of Alterra Power Corp., for the 200 MW Flat Top wind project located in central Texas. The order is their first order with Vestas in the...

Siemens Gamesa Receives 20-Turbine Order from Indonesia for Equis Energy’s ‘Tolo 1’ Onshore Wind Power Plant

- ‘Tolo 1 Wind Farm’ in Indonesia will consist of 20 wind turbines of the type SWT-3.6-130  - Construction on site in Jeneponto, South Sulawesi, commissioning in early 2018  - Scope includes engineering, procurement, construction...

ALL Family of Companies Named Authorized Dealer for Kobelco Cranes

Effective immediately, the ALL Family of Companies has been named an authorized dealer for Kobelco Construction Machinery USA for the exclusive territory of Ohio, West Virginia, and Western Pennsylvania, including Pittsburgh. The ALL Family will...

Alterra Power Completes Financing and Partnership for Flat Top Project

Alterra Power Corp. ("Alterra") is pleased to announce the completion of financing for the 200 MW Flat Top wind project and the concurrent advancement of the project into the final phase of construction. Key components of the financing...

Smart Wind Turbine Automation: 1 in 3 Wind Turbines Worldwide is Equipped with Bachmann Controllers or CMS

Four months after the first round of tendering for onshore wind energy in Germany, everything at Husum Wind, the meeting place of the German-speaking wind industry, will be about cost reduction. And also at the Bachmann Electronic stand 5B07....

Jacobs Wins Roles on Major New Wind Farm Project in Australia

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) has been appointed by the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF), to carry out the project management and owners engineers’ roles for a proposed 200 Megawatt wind farm in Western New South Wales,...

Apple’s Oregon Wind Farm Cleared for Super-Sized Turbines

The biggest turbines in the region now top out around 100 to 110 meters in rotor diameter and 2.5 megawatts in generating capacity. Longer blades give turbines a greater “swept area,” increasing energy capture for each watt of installed...

Senvion Wins First Order in Croatia

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed a contract with the Croatian "Vjetroelektrana Orjak" for the delivery of five turbines for the Greda wind farm. The project will feature five Senvion MM92 turbines at a hub height...

Kilberehert Wind Farm Powers Ahead Thanks to Wood Group

Wood Group’s clean energy business, previously known as SgurrEnergy, recently completed owner’s engineer work for the pre-construction and construction phase of Metro Energy DAC’S Kilberehert Wind Farm near Freemount, County Cork,...

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Sany Electric Commissions First Wind Turbines in Texas

Sany Electric commissioned its first five 2MW wind turbines in the United States. There was a short ceremony at the...

US Forest Service Issues Final Agency Guidance for Wind Energy Special Use Authorizations

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The Wake Effect: Impacting turbine siting agreements

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New Tools to Determine Wind Energy & Solar Power Potential on Contaminated Lands

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