Posts Tagged ‘construction’

Crews carry out Site C construction work on the north bank of the Peace River in 2017.

Brazil has flooded large swaths of the Amazon for hydro dams, despite opposition from Indigenous Peoples, environmentalists and others. The country gets 70 per cent of its electricity from hydropower. View full post on Wind Power News

$200M Jay County wind energy center updates construction

The project includes construction of the Bluff Point Wind Energy Center in southern Jay County and 57 General Electric wind turbines, said NextEra Energy Resources in a news release. “This project has been years in the making and it's exciting to see it all come together,” said Zack Melda, project director for NextEra Energy Resources, […]

Construction continues on OG&E’s Mustang power plant modernization project

Crews work Tuesday on new natural gas units at Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co.' s Mustang plant in western Oklahoma City. View full post on Wind Power News

Xcel unveils new phase of wind power construction, with huge plant in South Dakota

Xcel Energy Inc. will build its largest Upper Midwest wind project ever in eastern South Dakota, the latest phase of a huge new wind power investment in Minnesota and the Dakotas. The Minneapolis-based utility unveiled new details of the wind plan Thursday, which include three new projects, one each in Minnesota, South Dakota and western […]

Construction starts on wind energy project on Amherst Island despite…

The opening stages of construction of the Amherst Island wind energy project are underway, much to the dismay of the residents who opposed the development. Michele Le Lay, president of the Association to Protect Amherst Island, said the start of construction has come before all of the required permits have been secured and before efforts […]

13:36 Government agency plans construction of solar power plant and wind turbine in Issyk-Kul

The Agency for Investments Promotion of Kyrgyzstan said it is considering the construction of solar power plant and wind turbine in Issyk-Kul region, The Agency said besides construction of small hydropower plants, the government is studying the potential projects for the construction of solar power plants and wind mills. Wind is a clean source of […]

Wind power developer: Construction on wind project to begin

Developers say construction on a wind turbine project in the Green Mountain National Forest will begin within the next few months after state regulators approved an agreement that aims to protect nearby bear habitat. Vermont Public Radio reports Iberdrola will contribute $1 million toward ongoing bear studies under an agreement between the company and the […]

NSW’s largest wind farm begins construction

The construction of the White Rock Wind Farm in Glen Innes, the largest wind farm in New South Wales, will begin within weeks. The wind farm is being built by Goldwind Australia, a wholly owned Chinese subsidiary, and China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Wind Power. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind Powered New Energy Construction in 2015

“Despite its ongoing fracking boom, the U.S. added more new wind capacity in 2015 than natural gas,” reports Rob Wile. The news comes via data released by the Energy Information Administration, which reported in a press release that it was the fourth time since 2006 that wind power had outpaced natural gas. View full post […]

Conway construction bylaw aimed at pipeline

Conway’s Planning Board will host an informational meeting Thursday night to discuss a proposed bylaw that would regulate noise, earth removal and other activities associated with large scale construction projects. View full post on Wind Power News