Posts Tagged ‘Close’

Insulation company to close Maine plant, move to Texas

The Portland Press Herald reports Owens Corning announced Monday the plant was closing and moving its machinery to Wichita Falls, Texas. Owens Corning spokesman Todd Romain says the 60 employees who are being laid off will not be relocated. View full post on Wind Power News

US$ 120 million deal for Sainshand wind farm in Mongolia reaches financial close

The Sainshand wind farm in Mongolia , the third privately financed wind farm in the country, will receive a US$ 120 million project financing package from a group of international investors and financiers. Located 460 km south-east of Ulaanbaatar in the Gobi Desert, Sainshand Salkhin Park LLC is sponsored by French energy leader ENGIE, German […]

Don’t close door on wind power

Most people agree that increasing the amount of energy we generate from renewable sources such as wind is a good idea. When wind turbines were proposed in DeKalb County in 2009, there was a marathon 19-hour public hearing that drew more than 700 people. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind farm close to start

WORK on the Salt Creek Wind Energy Facility is expected to start in the latter half of this year – more than a decade after the wind farm was first mooted. Since then, Moyne Shire has granted four time extensions to developers TILT Renewables and previous proponents NewEn and Trustpower, with the most recent coming […]

Last California plant to close as nuclear power struggles

California's last nuclear power plant will close by 2025 under an accord announced Tuesday, ending three decades of safety debates that helped fuel the national anti-nuclear power movement. View full post on Wind Power News

Steel manufacturing plant to close in Nova Scotia after $56-million investment

A steel manufacturing facility in northeastern Nova Scotia that received $56.3 million in provincial money is shutting down, ending an ambitious plan to create hundreds of jobs in the wind energy sector. Business Minister Mark Furey said Friday that the board of directors for DSME Trenton, known as DSTN, had informed government the company is […]

Africa: Largest Wind Power Project Achieves Full Financial Close

Following the financial close of Lake Turkana Wind Power Project , the first disbursement of funds pursuant to the financing agreements signed in March 2014 has been received. The Sh70 billion project is the largest single wind power project to be constructed in Africa and is to date, the largest private investment in the history […]

Plans for power line to UK close to controverisal pylon route

A private wind energy company has submitted plans to build a major new power interconnector close to a key site on EirGrid’s controversial Grid Link route, the Sunday Independent has learned. The proposal by Greenwire to the European Transmissions System Operations of Electricity would allow for the construction of a second interconnector at Dunstown in […]

‘Too big, too close and in the wrong location’, critics tell Navitus Bay wind farm meeting

There were speakers for and against the project, but the majority of the 630-strong audience supported the view that it was ‘too big, too close and in the wrong location’. View full post on Wind Power News

SSE to close two coal-fired power stations

Units at Ferrybridge and Uskmouth to close as power supplier invests in new wind farms and other forms of generation Growing concerns about a future power generating capacity crunch were highlighted on Friday when SSE unveiled plans to close two coal-fired power stations, one of them the huge Ferrybridge complex in West Yorkshire. The move […]