Friday, August 09, 2013

Ambitious Developer Plans 1 GW Community Wind Farm

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Ambitious Developer Plans 1 GW Community Wind Farm In S.D.
on 08 Aug 2013 by Joseph Bebon
South Dakota-based developer Dakota Plains Energy wants to team up with local landowners in Lincoln County to build a community wind farm between 500 MW and 1 GW. The ambitious developer cites two main catalysts for the project: South Dakota's strong-but-underutilized wind regime and a nearby transmission project. According to [read more]
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Innergex Secures Financing For Quebec Wind Farm
on 08 Aug 2013 by NAW Staff
Canadian-based independent power producer Innergex reports it has closed a C$61.7 million non-recourse construction and term project financing for the Viger-Denonville wind energy project located in Quebec. The 24.6 MW wind farm is a 50/50 joint venture between Innergex and the Riviere-du-Loup Regional County municipality and is located entirely on [read more]
DONG Energy Partners With Academia To Lower Offshore Wind Costs
on 08 Aug 2013 by NAW Staff
DONG Energy will work with three universities to research and develop methods to reduce the cost of energy from offshore wind turbines. The academic consortium, led by the University of Oxford and including Imperial College London and University College Dublin, will investigate how offshore wind turbine foundations can be designed [read more]
New IBM Weather-Modeling Technology Aims To Increase Reliability From Renewables
on 08 Aug 2013 by NAW Staff
IBM says its power- and weather-modeling technology can help utilities increase the reliability of renewable energy resources, such as wind and solar. Using weather prediction and analytics to accurately forecast the availability of wind and solar energy will allow utilities to integrate more renewable energy into the power grid and [read more]
Greater Gabbard, World's Second Largest Wind Farm, Comes Online
on 08 Aug 2013 by NAW Staff
One month after the world's largest offshore wind farm officially opened, the second largest offshore wind farm has been energized in the U.K. The U.K.'s 500 MW Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Project, which was jointly developed by SSE Renewables and RWE Innogy, is located 23 kilometers off the coast of [read more]


Vestas Faces Possible Lawsuit From Deminor
on 08 Aug 2013 by NAW Staff
Deminor International intends to sue turbine maker Vestas on behalf of disgruntled investors. Vestas says the claim is based on an existing lawsuit filed by Deminor against Vestas in the U.S. on behalf of Commerzbank International Portfolio Management, who claims the turbine maker issued false information regarding its revenue and [read more]
Logistics Provider Uses Massive Liebherr Crane To Unload Tower Sections
on 08 Aug 2013 by NAW Staff
Transportation Partners & Logistics LLC (TP&L) is using a Liebherr crawler crane to unload wind turbine mast sections off of rail cars. According to the crane manufacturer, TP&L is using the first Liebherr LTR 1220 telescopic boom crawler crane in North America to unload and load wind turbine mast sections [read more]
RAM Associates Receives U.S. Patent
on 08 Aug 2013 by NAW Staff
Wind resource assessment and turbine micrositing consultancy RAM Associates says it has received a U.S. patent for wind-modeling algorithms used in its RAMWind modeling software, which produces estimates of wind speeds at turbine sites. RAM Associates says its terrain-based wind model, RAMWind, has proven to be more accurate than other [read more]
Alstom Inaugurates Its First Wind Tower Factory In Latin America
on 07 Aug 2013 by NAW Staff
Power generation and transmission provider Alstom says it has opened a wind tower factory in southern Brazil, the company's first such plant in Latin America. According to Alstom, the site will have the capacity to produce 120 steel towers per year, enough to supply approximately 350 MW of electricity. The [read more]
Despite Quebec Strike, Boralex Wind Farms On Schedule
on 07 Aug 2013 by NAW Staff
Montreal-based independent power producer Boralex updated the status of its Canadian-based wind farms during its quarterly earnings release. "Construction of Phase I of the Seigneurie de Beaupre wind farms is still on schedule despite a one-week work shutdown caused by a general strike in Quebec's construction industry last June," notes [read more]
Manitowoc Updates Lac Alfred Progress
on 07 Aug 2013 by NAW Staff
Crane manufacturer Manitowoc anticipates completing construction at EDF En Canada's Lac Alfred wind farm in October. The 300 MW project, located near the village of Amqui, Quebec, and consisting of 150 wind turbines, will be Canada's largest upon completion. According to the company, four Manitowoc 16000s are lifting the top [read more]
Romax Rolls Out New Patent
on 07 Aug 2013 by NAW Staff
Citing the need for increased reliability in wind turbines, drivetrain design provider Romax Technology has been granted a U.K. patent for a twin offset gear planet carrier. According to Romax, because of the drive for smaller, lighter gearboxes and higher power turbines, the pressures on gearbox design are increasing dramatically. [read more]
AMSC Reports Lower Revenue, Widening Net Loss
on 07 Aug 2013 by NAW Staff
Devens, Mass.-based wind and grid services provider AMSC reported revenues were $23.1 million for the quarter ending June 30, compared with $28.7 million in revenues last year. AMSC's Windtec Solutions segment, which provides wind turbine electronic controls and systems, designs and engineering services, contributed $14.7 million in revenue, down from [read more]

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