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Wind Turbine News for September 18, 2013

Viktor Lawryniuk - Wednesday, September 18, 2013

ABB connects Thornton Bank offshore wind farm to Belgian grid

Energy Business Review

ABB connects Thornton Bank offshore wind farm to Belgian grid ... ABB has connected the 325MW Thornton Bank offshore wind farm project to the Belgian ... Executed for C-Power, ABB was responsible for system engineering, design, supply ...

Gamesa to Supply 1st G114-2.0MW Turbine in US

Today's Energy Solutions

Inc. announced the first U.S. project to feature its G114-2.0MW wind turbine. The 20MW Big Turtle Wind Farm will be built near Harbor Beach in Huron County on ...

Could wind power be Kimball's next boom?

The Western Nebraska observer

At the groundbreaking ceremony for the Kimball wind farm that now sits ... the Banner County Wind Energy Association's 'Big Wind' project which has been ...

Dominion Virginia Power won't build offshore wind farm on tract it ...

Washington Post

Dominion Virginia Power won't build offshore wind farm on tract it leased unless ... than a small, two-turbine offshore test project unless the costs come down.

Ireland connects first community-owned wind farm to grid

UPI.com

The project, he said, "demonstrates the potential of local communities to harness ... Tipperary Energy Agency Chief Executive Paul Kenny said the wind farm's long ... The wind farm boasts a pair of 2.3-megawatt turbines built by Germany's ...

Wind farm windfall boosts Henry County coffers

WQAD.com -- Quad Cities News & Weather from WQAD

But with 133 turbines operating and 50 more for Mid American Energy, it also makes ... “Without the wind farm money, a lot of the projects would not have gotten ...

Wind farm designation 'a blight on land'

Waikato Times

Work on the project has not yet begun. Last month the power company said it was exiting the joint venture with The Wind Farm Group, which is understood to be ...

A southern Alberta wind farm is well underway

Globalnews.ca

We have had kids go to the college for the Wind Turbine Technician program and we have local welders and labourers who have been hired for the project,” ...

Major bird charity plans wind turbine at HQ

Mother Nature Network

Whenever a new wind turbine project is announced, it's common for critics to ... of the RSPB is unlikely to silence the anti-wind farm and climate skeptic lobbies.

Wind farms project stalls in midst of green energy pricing vortex

Warrnambool Standard

Wind farms project stalls in midst of green energy pricing vortex ... NEARLY 100 wind turbines in south-west Victoria are facing delays because of national ... If that happens, the size of the wind farm could be drastically reduced because of ...

Navitus Bay wind farm plans 'may be scaled back again'

BBC News

Navitus Bay wind farm plans 'may be scaled back again' ... coast could be scaled back for a second time, says the project manager. ... Developers claim the wind farm will provide enough renewable energy to power up to 790,000 homes.

Bristol Channel wind farm plans could be scuppered by colony of ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Bristol Channel wind farm plans could be scuppered by colony of porpoises ... German energy firm RWE wants to build 240 huge turbines, each 733ft tall - more than ... Developers say the project some 10 miles off the North Devon coast would ...

Mixed fortunes for wind farm plans

John O'Groat Journal

Consideration of a five-turbine wind farm near Mybster Farm, proposed by ... operate Halsary Windfarm, a project we have been carefully planning for five years.

Green energy puts wind in sails of Saturn Power

Waterloo Record

In January of this year, Saturn Power's 10-megawatt wind farm came on stream in ... but vacated that sector about a year ago to concentrate on larger projects.

EDF EN Canada and Enbridge Dedicate the 300 megawatt Lac ...

Wall Street Journal

The Lac-Alfred project represents a best practice in wind farm development." ... Consequently, our region is well positioned as a leader in wind power ...

Google to Buy Power From 240-Megawatt Texas Wind Farm

Bloomberg

Power from the project will feed into the Southwest Power Pool regional grid and ... megawatts of renewable energy capacity the company has contracted to buy.

Wind turbine syndrome: Farm hosts tell a very different story

RenewEconomy

Anti-wind farm activists have promoted a bizarre and ever-growing number of health problems associated with turbine exposure. My favourite is the alarming ...

New Era abandons plan for Goodhue County wind farm

Pierce County Herald

RED WING -- New Era Wind will no longer pursue a turbine wind farm in Goodhue County. Owner Peter Mastic formally made the request to abandon the project ...

Guimaras wind project gets P600m

Manila Standard Today

Trans-Asia expects to commence construction of the wind farm project within the year ... energy firm engaged in oil and gas exploration and development, power ...

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