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GE Energy Financial Services Invests in Oklahoma Wind Farm, Calls for Stronger US Renewable Energy Incentives | Investorideas.com

Feb 16th, 2010 | By

GE Energy Financial Services is making a $65 million preferred equity investment to fund construction of the CPV Keenan II wind farm, with an option to invest $100 million more in partnership equity upon commencement of commercial operations. CPV Renewable Energy Company — an affiliate of Competitive Power Ventures, Inc. — plans to begin construction

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PHOTOS: Wind Turbine Erected | New Haven Independent

Feb 15th, 2010 | By

Crane power and man power began installation in Fair Haven Monday morning of the largest wind powered turbine in Connecticut. Crews hoisted into place the first of the three sections of the tower on the waterside property of Phoenix Press near the cul de sac where James Street meets the Quinnipiac River. via PHOTOS: Wind

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Vestas to supply 33 turbines for New Hampshire wind farm | BrighterEnergy.org

Feb 11th, 2010 | By

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas is to supply 33 of its 3MW-rated machines for a wind project in New Hampshire. The company has won the contract from wind developers Noble Environmental Power to supply the V90 machines for the Granite Reliable Power Windpark, in Coos County. The order also includes a two-year service and maintenance

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Mass. Senate OKs bill streamlining wind projects – Connecticut Post

Feb 5th, 2010 | By

BOSTON (AP) — Senate lawmakers have approved a bill designed to streamline the siting and permitting of land-based wind energy projects in Massachusetts. Senate President Therese Murray said the bill will help untangle current rules and boost the state’s reliance on renewable energy sources. via Mass. Senate OKs bill streamlining wind projects – Connecticut Post.



New England poised to be key wind energy player – Mass High Tech Business News

Feb 3rd, 2010 | By

New England is primed to ride a tailwind of advancements in wind turbines for both small and large systems, with the help of a few high-profile, fast-growing companies. While Europe is still king when it comes to large-scale turbine deployments (thanks to its wind-friendly feed-in tariffs), a combination of regulatory changes and financial incentives is

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U.S. Wind Energy Industry Installs 10,000MW of Capacity: Breaks All Previous Records

Feb 3rd, 2010 | By

Manufacturing Investment, Jobs Still Lag WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. wind industry broke all previous records by installing nearly 10,000 megawatts (MW) of new generating capacity in 2009 (enough to serve over 2.4 million homes), but still lags in manufacturing, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) said today in its Q4 report. These new projects

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Q&A with Brian Driscoll, President and Co-Owner, Phoenix Press Inc., New Haven | Hartford Business

Jan 31st, 2010 | By

Q&A with Brian Driscoll, President and Co-Owner, Phoenix Press Inc., New Haven via The Answer Is Blowing In The Wind | Hartford Business.



Cape Wind’s fate unclear, even with Obama’s support | The Day

Jan 25th, 2010 | By

Boston – After eight years of review, the future of a controversial wind farm off Cape Cod now rests in what would seem to be friendly hands – an Obama administration that's pledged to make the U.S. “the world's leading exporter of clean energy.” via Cape Wind’s fate unclear, even with Obama’s support | The

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Duke Energy Appoints New Executive To Lead Wind Power Development | North American Windpower

Jan 19th, 2010 | By

Duke Energy Generation Services (DEGS), part of Duke Energy's commercial businesses, has appointed Tony Dorazio senior vice president for wind energy development. Dorazio, who previously helped launch London-based BP Alternative Energy's wind power business, will lead the project development efforts of the Duke Energy unit. via Duke Energy Appoints New Executive To Lead Wind Power

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Windpower firm sells stake to Connecticut-based company | Daily Sound

Jan 16th, 2010 | By

United Technologies Corp. said this week it has closed a deal to acquire a 49.5 percent stake in Carpinteria-based wind turbine manufacturer Clipper Windpower. United Technologies’ investment inClipper is about $270 million, Hartfordbased UTC officials said. The company is trying to expand its power-generation portfolio entering the growing windpower segment, they said. The more than

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Connecticut-based printer breaking ground on wind turbine project

Jan 14th, 2010 | By

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The wind turbine project team at New Haven, Conn.-based printing company, Phoenix Press is set to break ground on a 150-foot wind turbine at 11 a.m. Jan. 21 outside of the company’s historic brick facility at 15 James St. in New Haven on the banks of the Quinnipiac River. The turbine

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Decision due on Cape Cod wind farm – The New Haven Register

Jan 14th, 2010 | By

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Wednesday he will decide by the end of April whether to approve a proposed wind farm off Cape Cod that has sparked a bitter, nine-year public fight. via Decision due on Cape Cod wind farm – The New Haven Register.



Ski resort owner gets some resolution from wind power | The Valley Advocate

Jan 12th, 2010 | By

On what had seemed like a nice spring day in April, 1999, Jim Schaefer and his wife, Elissa Anne Henderson, were climbing to the summit at Berkshire East Ski Resort in Massachusetts when Elissa had an asthma attack. Elissa died in Jim’s arms at the base of the mountain. The coroner’s report cited poor air

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Region 7 windmill approved by panel | The Republican-American

Jan 10th, 2010 | By

BARKHAMSTED — The Zoning Commission has approved an application for a wind turbine at the Northwestern Regional School campus. via Region 7 windmill approved by panel | The Republican-American.



Decision looms for Cape Wind; Nantucket Sound eligible for National Historic Register -The Green Blog – A Boston Globe blog on living Green in Boston

Jan 5th, 2010 | By

The Obama administration today signaled a sudden urgency to resolve the nine-year dispute over building a wind farm off Cape Cod, as US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced he would summon key parties to a meeting next week. The move came minutes after the Cape Wind project appeared to suffer an unexpected setback, when the

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Region 7 windmill approved by panel | The Republican-American

Dec 16th, 2009 | By

BARKHAMSTED — The Zoning Commission has approved an application for a wind turbine at the Northwestern Regional School campus. Optiwind’s design is unlike traditional windmills. The 300-kilowatt turbine is a canister-like tower with 12 fans secured to it. via Region 7 windmill approved by panel The Republican-American.



Wind projects resuscitated – The Advocate

Dec 16th, 2009 | By

Stamford-based GE Energy Financial Services is forging ahead with construction of a 300-megawatt wind farm in British Columbia after joining with Plutonic Power Corp. in paying $49.6 million to purchase the stalled project from EarthFirst Canada Inc. Located 684 miles northeast of Vancouver, Canada, the first phase of the Dokie Wind Project is expected to

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Wind farm may come to area – The Middletown Press

Dec 15th, 2009 | By

MIDDLEFIELD — A wind farm committee is finalizing a grant application for approximately $150,000 in stimulus money to determine whether wind in the mountains of Middlefield has enough potential to support harnessing it for energy. via Wind farm may come to area – The Middletown Press : Serving Middletown, CT.



Trumbull firm looks for offshore wind – Greenwich Time

Dec 10th, 2009 | By

Trumbull-based Ocean and Coastal Consultants Inc. will be managing a South Carolina project to investigate whether winds off the Atlantic Ocean can support a wind farm there. OCCI will have about three people from its office dedicated to the Palmetto Wind Research Project, with workers from other divisions of its parent company, the COWI Group

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R.I. wind farm developer signs deal to sell power | The Day

Dec 10th, 2009 | By

Providence (AP) – National Grid struck a 20-year deal with wind developer Deepwater Wind that will help a small proposed wind project off the coast of Rhode Island move forward, Gov. Don Carcieri announced Wednesday. via The Day – R.I. wind farm developer signs deal to sell power | News from southeastern Connecticut.