Posts Tagged ‘Build’

Alberta chooses three companies to build four wind power projects in auction

The winning bids came from Edmonton-based Capital Power with a 201-MW project, Lisbon, Portugal-based EDP Renewables with a 248-MW project and Enel Green Power Canada, a division of a Rome-based global power company, with projects of 115 MW and 31 MW. CALGARY – Bids in an auction to pick renewable energy projects were so attractive […]

Facebook to build wind farm for Omaha data center

Facebook is partnering with a developer to build a wind power farm in northeast Nebraska that will supply energy for the company's planned data center. View full post on Wind Power News

Korea to build control tower to manage renewable energy

South Korea will establish a centralized “control tower” to manage its renewable energy policies and prepare backup facilities for solar and wind power plants for stable power supply, a government panel said Tuesday. The government plans to increase the ratio of renewable energy from the current 1.9 percent to 20 percent by 2030, with details […]

Sultanate of Oman prepares to build the first large-scale wind farm in the GCC region

Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company, Masdar, today signed an Engineering, Procurement & Construction contract with a global consortium comprising GE and Spain's TSK to build the Dhofar Wind Power Project, the first large-scale wind farm in Oman and the GCC. The Dhofar Wind Power Project is a result of the joint development agreement that was […]

Scotland hosts groundbreaking wind energy project to build new homes

Housing association invests in electricity-generating turbines that will fund affordable homes in rural Scotland Amid the rolling hills and woodland pastures of south-east Scotland, a wind of change is blowing through communities where low wages and casual work sit uneasily alongside the popular image of timeless market towns and pretty coastal villages. High above rich […]

Russell Wangersky: If you build it, customers might not exist

The clocks were flashing, there were tire tracks – large-wheeled truck tracks – in the driveway, crumpling one corner of the recently shovelled snowbank. On the deck, big bootprints with a clear deep tread, heading back to where the service line from Newfoundland Power enters plastic conduit on the way to the electric meter. View […]

State to build experimental structure to harness tidal energy at Cape Cod Canal

John Miller, director of the state's Marine Renewable Energy Collaborative , has an eye-opening scientific fact about the energy contained in a moving body of water. “A 6 miles per hour tide is the equivalent of a 400 mph wind,” he told The Standard-Times. View full post on Wind Power News

Why large-scale wind power is so hard to build

Why large-scale wind power is so hard to build Bureau of Land Management wants to shake up the rules on wind farm approvals. Check out this story on The Bureau of Land Management faces a problem and wants to shake up the rules around wind farm approvals. View full post on Wind Power […]

France’s Akuo and Toyota’s Eurus to Build Wind Park in Uruguay

French renewable energy developer Akuo Energy SAS and Eurus Energy America Corp., a unit of Toyota Tsusho Corp., will jointly build a wind park to supply about 30,000 homes in Uruguay, the latest step in the Latin American country's push toward cleaner power generation. The Florida II park will comprise 15 Vestas A/S V117 turbines […]

Egat seeks authority to build more power plants

THE Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand will ask the energy regulator to allow it to build more renewable-power plants and to raise its power-generation proportion to half of the country's total generating capacity, in a bid to strengthen national power-supply security. In his first media conference since become Egat governor last month , Kornrasit Pakchotanon […]