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Cape Wind gets $600mn boost


An offshore wind energy project off the coast of Massachusetts received a $600 million loan from a Danish export credit agency.

NextEra Energy: Canada wind farms expected to be operational by June


Wind farms in Middlesex County, Canada are expected to be operational by the of June, a NextEra Energy Canada Project Manager said.

GE opens wind turbine repair innovation lab


GE (NYSE: GE) announced the opening of its wind turbine repair innovation lab at the site of its Power Generation Repair Technology Center in Albany, N.Y.

GE Energy Financial Services acquires two wind farms in Ireland


GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE (NYSE: GE), made its first equity investment in Ireland’s wind power by acquiring two wind farm construction projects, from Element Power, that will be powered by GE’s 2.85-MW wind turbines.

GE introduces wind turbine for Japan


GE (NYSE: GE) announced its 2.85-103 wind turbines are available for Japan.

Plans for wind power project on reservation canceled


A wind power project that would have generated up to 250-MW of power, with as many as 85 turbines on a California reservation, has been canceled.

Siemens wind turbines to be used at Bison Wind project


Minnesota Power picked Siemens (NYSE: SI) to supply 64, 3-MW D3 platform wind turbines for the Bison Wind Energy Center in North Dakota.

Alterra Power Corp. buys Texas wind power project.


Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) completed the acquisition of the 202-MW Shannon wind project in Clay County, Texas from Horn Wind LLC. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Army awards additional contracts to renewable energy companies


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, working with the Army Energy Initiatives Task Force (EITF), awarded 20 base contracts to companies part of the $7 billion large-scale renewable and alternative energy power production Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC).

325 MW of new capacity added in U.S. in January


The U.S. added 325 MW of power capacity last month, according to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Officers of Energy Projects Energy Infrastructure Update for January.

Brazil to lead wind power market by 2022 in Latin America


Wind power development in Brazil is growing rapidly and will provide the bulk of Latin America’s wind market in the coming years.

Iowa wind farm substation burglarized


In the past two weeks a wind farm substation in Iowa has been burglarized twice.

Seattle company to build Pacific Coast’s first offshore wind farm


Seattle’s Principle Power has received approval from the U.S. Department of the Interior to seek a lease for 15 square miles of water off Coos Bay, Ore., to build the nation’s first offshore wind farm in the Pacific Coast.

Dominion to join auction for Maryland offshore wind


Dominion (NYSE: D) filed with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to join the bidders interested in developing wind generated electricity nearly 80,000 acres off the coast of Maryland.

Vestas to supply 21-MW wind power contract in Costa Rica


Vestas has signed a contract to supply wind turbines for a 21-MW wind power facility in Costa Rica.

Vestas receives seven-year service contract from Canadian wind power project


Vestas has received a seven-year service and maintenance contract from TransAlta for the Kent Hills wind power project in New Brunswick, Canada.

Google invests more than $1B in renewable energy projects


Google Inc. has invested more than $1 billion in renewable energy projects to help fuel the electricity demands of the company's data centers and related infrastructure.

30-MW wind power project back at full capacity in Hawaii


The Kahuku Wind project in Hawaii is back online at full capacity, according to First Wind.

Donald Trump loses Scottish wind farm appeal


Donald Trump lost his appeal against the developers of a Scottish wind farm he said would ruin the scenic views of his $1.2 billion golf resort in Aberdeenshire.

First Wind secures $206mn financing for wind power project


First Wind obtained $206 million in financing for its 150 MW Route 66 Wind project in Texas.