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The table shows that the average cost of a wind farm formed by 5 turbines of 2 MW each is 10,320,000. As usual, this is a rough estimation but it gives an idea of the size of investment we need to make upfront.
Once the wind farm has been built, there are Operation & Maintenance (O&M) costs to take into account. O&M costs are related to a number of cost components, including:
- Land rent
- Regular maintenance
- Spare parts
- Own electricity consumption …
The long-embattled Cape Wind project won federal approval today, marking a major step toward becoming the first US offshore wind-power project and paving the way for a new source of renewable energy for America.
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In Pictures: The answer is blowing in the wind
For nearly a decade, regulatory battles have pitted residents of Massachusetts’ cape and islands, Indian …
… wholly owned subsidiary Hatchet Ridge Wind, LLC, the lessee of a 101.2 megawatt (MW) wind energy project located in Burney, California. The project produces clean power equivalent to the annual energy use of 44,000 California homes. MetLife’s investment was supported by long-term institutional lease debt arranged by Credit Agricole Securities. Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank provided a long-term letter of credit facility. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Hatchet Ridge Wind is the only commercial-scale wind project in California to reach operation this year. Hatchet Ridge Wind began full operation on October 27, 2010, one year after the project …
Greengate Power Receives Provincial Approval for Canada’s Largest Wind Energy Project
Calgary, AB, March 10, 2011 - Greengate Power Corporation (“Greengate”) has received approval from the Alberta Utilities Commission (“AUC”) to construct and operate its Blackspring Ridge I Wind Project pursuant to Section 11 of the Alberta Hydro and Electric Act. Greengate is expecting to begin construction on the project in 2012, with a target commercial operation date of 2013.
Upon completion, the Blackspring Ridge I Wind Project is expected to be Canada’s largest operating wind energy project with a total generating capacity of 300 MW. …
… to provide their Wind Turbine Obstacle Collision Avoidance System (OCAS) at the Talbot Wind Energy Project near Chatham, Ontario. RES Canada is the developer, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor and partial owner of the Talbot Wind Energy Project. The 98.9 MW Talbot wind farm consists of 43 Siemens turbines.
The OCAS solution utilizes patented radar technology mounted on the turbine tower to detect approaching aircraft and activates the turbine strobe lights for a primary visual warning as required by Transport Canada. This keeps the lights off at all times unless an aircraft approaches the wind turbines. If the aircraft does not take measures to avoid the …
Vestas Wind (VWDRY) Selects Broadwind Energy (BWEN) Wind Towers For Glacier Hills Project
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08:07:01 pm on November 29, 2010
Broadwind Energy (BWEN) it was selected by Vestas Wind (VWDRY) to be the wind tower supplier for the Glacier Hills Wind Park in Wisconsin. The 90 turbine project is expected to generate enough renewable electricity to power nearly 50K homes.
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Jess Collins, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Broadwind, stated, “We congratulate Vestas for …
… investor Boone Pickens said today that he is delaying, not canceling, a $10 billion wind energy project in Texas.
The so-called Pampa project will be postponed until 2013 when Texas is expected to complete a $4.9 billion transmission line, Pickens said in Washington today. Reports by the Dallas Morning News and Associated Press on Tuesday that he was ending the project were wrong, he said.
“I didn’t cancel it,” said Pickens, 81, the chairman of Dallas-based BP Capital LLC. “Financing is tough right now so what is going to happen is it’s going to be pushed back a year or two.” Pickens spoke after a …
… Council approved it. The loan represents about 6 percent of the financing of a $5.9 million project.
About 75 percent of the cost of the turbine will be covered by Lincoln Electric itself.
Lincoln Electric officials have indicated that the new wind turbine will help it grow its tower-related welding business, reduce its carbon footprint and save the company approximately $500,000 annually in energy costs.
Lincoln Electric is already a leading provider of welding technology for wind turbines, touching nearly 80 percent of all domestic wind turbines in production today.
The project is expected to serve as a training tool for Lincoln Electric and …
BP remains a player in Wise County wind project
WISE — Even while British Petroleum (BP) is up to its corporate neck in the oil-stained waters of the Gulf of Mexico, the company’s wind energy wing continues to explore the prospects of building wind farms in Wise and Tazewell counties along with its partner, Virginia Dominion Power.
An area of Wise County along the Kentucky border of Black Mountain that stretches from Big Stone Gap to northwest of Pound has been under scrutiny by BP Wind Energy and Dominion for more than a year. If …
… to New Heights at Texas Wind Farm With Tallest Turbine Towers in US, Also Partner on Kansas Wind Project
Posted on: Thursday, 10 January 2008, 12:00 CST
Enel SpA, through its subsidiary Enel North America, Inc., announced today the completion of a wind farm in Texas with the tallest utility-scale wind turbines in the United States as well as investments by an affiliate of GE Energy Financial Services, the energy investing unit of GE (NYSE: GE).
The Snyder Wind project in Scurry County, Texas, between Abilene and Lubbock, comprises 21 Vestas V90 3.0 megawatt wind turbines mounted on towers measuring a record-breaking 345 feet. Construction was …