Wind Farms

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First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 44 mins ago - 4 reports

EFG Hermes acquires 49 per cent of French wind energy company in USD208m LBO

EFG Hermes’ private equity arm has signed a USD208 million transaction to acquire a 49 per cent equity shareholding and outstanding shareholders loans in EDPR France.EDPR France has a portfolio of 33 operational wind farms with a combined gross capacity ... [Published Private Equity Wire - 44 mins ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

Belford Burn wind farm faces refusal

Plans to build nine wind turbines at Belford Burn are being recommended for refusal by Northumberland County Council.The application by Energiekontor UK Ltd has attracted 500 letters of objection from local residents and just nine letters of support.Opposition ... [Published Berwick Advertiser - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Could living near a wind farm make you DEAF? Low frequency 'hum' could damage the inner ear, experts warn

Wind farms could cause people living nearby to go deaf, a new study claims.The barely audible low frequency hum emitted by turbines harms ‘the exquisite mechanics of our inner ears’, scientists say.A study of 21 healthy young men and women who were exposed ... [Published - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 6 reports

Nordex Receives Follow-On Order In Finland

The financial investor Impax Asset Management has placed a second order with Nordex to build a wind farm in Finland.The 51 MW Kuolavaara-Keulakkopaa project will feature 17 N117/3000 Delta machines specially designed for regions with medium-strength winds. ... [Published North American Windpower - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Perthshire wind farm ‘would jeopardise wild land’

THE unspoilt status of wild land across Scotland would be “in jeopardy” if a wind farm earmarked for near Loch Rannoch is approved, MSPs heard last night.Talladh-a-Bheithe Wind Farm, a subsidiary of Netherlands-based Eventus BV, has submitted plans to ... [Published The Scotsman - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 3 reports

Third council rejects wind farm plan

A third local authority has rejected proposals for a giant wind farm off the south coast.Christchurch Borough councillors voted unanimously against the planning application by Navitus Bay, at an extraordinary full council meeting.Concerns included the ... [Published BBC - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

E.ON invites local people to find out about changes to its proposed Enoch Hill Wind Farm

:23 E.ON is inviting local community members to attend public exhibition sessions, to find out more about their plans to develop the Enoch Hill Wind Farm to the south west of New Cumnock.The wind farm would be located south west of New Cumnock in East ... [Published E.ON UK - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 5 reports

Bats lured to deaths at wind farms 'because they think turbines are trees'

"Bats may not have the cognitive ability to differentiate wind turbines or other tree-like structures from real trees either at a distance or at close range," the researchers said. "The simplest explanation for bats closely approaching turbines may be ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Beef cattle grazing near wind farm

Hereford cattle grazing near the Macarthur wind farm, in south west Victoria. ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 30 2014]
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First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 7 reports

Debate over wind farm proposal

Objectors say the proposed wind farm would spoil views from several peaks around Rannoch Moor A proposed wind farm project near Loch Rannoch which has drawn a number of objections is to be discussed in the Scottish parliament.Plans were submitted to the ... [Published BBC - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 4 reports

AMSC Secures Three New D-VAR Contracts

Massachusetts-based AMSC has announced three new D-VAR STATCOM contracts in the U.S., the U.K. and Canada.According to the company, its D-VAR solutions provide dynamic voltage control, power factor correction and post-contingency reactive compensation. ... [Published North American Windpower - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Planned Wind Farm Hits Investment Goal

A proposed wind farm in southeastern South Dakota has enough money to jumpstart major development. The Dakota Power Community Wind project has more than $1.5 million for the Lincoln County venture. That puts project leaders on track for additional analysis ... [Published SDPB - Sep 29 2014]


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EESE Research news - Award for Professor Zhang [Published University of Birmingham - 2 hours ago]
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OPINION: Chinese wind reboots [Published - 3 hours ago]
U of Wyoming Gets $4.25 Mil for Wind Research [Published Domestic Fuel - 3 hours ago]
OGE Energy: An Excellent Utility With Growing E... [Published Seeking Alpha - 4 hours ago]
How a decaying Swedish city became an eco-frien... [Published GreenBiz - 4 hours ago]
Dogger Bank Hearings Start This Month [Published Offshore Wind - 4 hours ago]
Trail Centre Guide: Afan Argoed [Published Mountain Bike Rider - 4 hours ago]
Euro MP blasts Wirral off-shore windfarm extens... [Published Wirral Globe - 4 hours ago]
Swire Pacific Acquires 3rd L Class PSV [Published Maritime Global News - 5 hours ago]
Wind farm poses a threat to the birds and beaut... [Published Farmer's Weekly - 5 hours ago]
EDPR offloads 49% French stake [Published Renewable Energy News Europe - 5 hours ago]
Plans for area’s first wind turbine in Alexandria [Published Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter - 5 hours ago]
EFG Hermes buys into French wind power firm [Published Trade Arabia - 5 hours ago]
Objections to wind turbines not strong enough [Published Bournemouth Daily Echo - 6 hours ago]
Siemens Could Supply Turbines for Danish Project [Published Offshore Wind - 6 hours ago]
Mars Petcare Opens First Innovation Center in t... [Published theCSRfeed - 6 hours ago]
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QUICK NEWS, Oct. 1: MONEY MOVING TO OCEAN WIND;... [Published NewEnergyNews - 3 hours ago]
MONEY MOVING TO OCEAN WINDInvestors warming up to German offshore wind plantsChristoph Seitz (w/ Keith Weir), Sept. 25, 2014 (Reuters)“Germany's offshore wind parks, once seen as only for brave investors because of high costs and operational risks, are ...
Mars Petcare Opens First Innovation Center in t... [Published theCSRfeed - 6 hours ago]
New $110 million gold LEED-certified campus will serve as Global Center of Excellence for dry cat and dog food SOURCE: Mars, Incorporated DESCRIPTION: THOMPSON’S STATION, Tenn., October 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today Mars Petcare officially opened the ...
KfW IPEX-Bank finances "Kuke" onshore wind farm... [Published PRESSEMITTEILUNGEN - 9 hours ago]
Frankfurt am Main (ots) - – Market entry: First wind financing by KfW IPEX-Bank in Finland – Export support and environmental boon: German manufacturer Nordex delivers seventeen 3MW wind turbines KfW IPEX-Bank is supporting the construction of the Kuolavaara-Keulakkopään ...
Capstone Infrastructure Corporation Announces C... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - 21 hours ago]
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 30, 2014) - Capstone Infrastructure Corporation (TSX:CSE)(TSX:CSE.DB.A)(TSX:CSE.PR.A)(TSX:CPW.DB) (the "Corporation") today announced approximately $76 million in new project-level financing for the 25-megawatt ...
GMDC plans 50 MW wind power project for Rs 300 cr [Published Panchabuta - Cleantech & Renewable Energy in India - 23 hours ago]
According to reports, state-run Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation (GMDC) will set up a 50 Mega Watt (MW) wind power project in a bid to harness green energy potential, said, a senior GMDC official. The fresh addition will take the total capacity ...
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DGAP-News: Nordex SE receives follow on order f... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Sep 30 2014]
Black Oak Wind Farm Opens Equity Offering in Ne... [Published Financial Services - Sep 23 2014]
Arise to hold a Capital Markets Day [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 22 2014]
DGAP-News: PNE WIND AG: Capital measures to ini... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 11 2014]
AWS Truepower Contracted as Lender Engineer for... [Published Financial Services - Sep 03 2014]
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