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Nordex USA to provide wind turbines for ND wind power project


Wind Works Power Corp. announced it has placed an order with Nordex USA Inc. for up to 60 wind turbines for its Thunder Spirit wind power project in Hettinger, N.D.

MidAmerican begins construction on Iowa’s largest wind project


MidAmerican has begun construction of its Highland Wind Project, the largest wind farm project in Iowa.

Wind energy tax credit set to expire


Federal tax credits for renewable energy production is set to expire Dec. 31, leaving some wind project developers concerned.

Texas school district attracts wind project, offers tax break


The Cameron Wind project will bring 80 wind turbines to the Los Fresnos, Texas.

Invenergy completes project financing for Texas wind power project


Invenergy Wind LLC has arranged project debt and tax equity financing for a 288.6-MW wind farm in northern Texas.

SDG&E sued by Montana wind farm operator


NaturEner, which owns and operates three wind farms in Montana accounting for about 62 percent of wind power generation in the State, sued San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) on Friday for breaching contracts to invest in the Rim Rock wind farm.

Acciona sells 18 wind farms


Acciona SA will sell 18 German wind farms to counter cuts in renewable energy payments.

EDF Renewable unit acquires Texas wind energy farm


EDF Renewable Energy acquired the 200 MW Longhorn North Wind Project in Texas from Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas).

Duke Energy fined $1M for eagle deaths


The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) fined Duke Energy Renewables, a subsidiary of North Carolina-based Duke Energy,  for killing 14 golden eagles and 149 other federally protected birds including hawks, blackbirds, larks, wrens, and sparrows.

Gamesa wins 50MW wind farm contract


Green Infra, an independent power, has awarded Gamesa Wind Turbines an order to supply wind turbines for a 50MW wind power project.

Wind power project to supply electricity to Massachusetts co-op


First Wind signed an agreement to supply electricity generated from its wind power project to the Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Co (MMWEC).

Iowa wind energy projects to use Siemens turbines


MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co. purchased 448 Siemens (NYSE: SI) wind power turbines for five projects in Iowa.

Kansas county halts wind farm plans


Douglas County, Kan. commissioners postponed large-scale wind energy projects until Spring 2014, according to the Lawrence Journal World.

Vestas wins 59MW wind power contract


Vestas has landed a 59 MW contract with Eolus Vind for four wind power projects in Sweden, providing wind turbines.

J.P. Morgan invests $96M in E.ON's Panther Creek Wind Farm


JPM Capital Corporation (J.P. Morgan) has invested approximately $96.2 million, in exchange for partial interest, in E.ON Climate & Renewables North America's (EC&R) Panther Creek I&II Wind Farm.

NextEra’s 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report highlights clean energy investment


NextEra released its 2013 responsibility report Thursday, which highlights how the company is investing in clean energy while growing.

Ground broken on Mexico wind energy project


Enel Green Power started construction on the planned 100 MW Dominica I wind farm in Mexico. Construction is expected to cost $196 million.

Xcel receives approval to increase wind, solar capacity in Colorado


The Colorado Public Utilities Commission has approved Xcel Energy’s request to increase the amount of wind and solar power on its system in Colorado by 620 MW, according to a report from the Denver Business Journal.

EDF Renewable Energy sells 50% stake in Texas wind energy project


EDF Renewable Energy and UBS International Infrastructure Fund signed a definitive agreement in which UBS will acquire a 50 percent equity stake in the 161 MW Spinning Spur II wind energy project in Texas.

Legal protection on eagle deaths extended for wind farms


As the eagle population declines in the nation, wind energy farms are getting a pass if they accidently kill eagles.