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Texas wind farm begins commercial clean energy operation

Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of Avangrid, has announced that its 307.06MW Karankawa Wind Farm has started clean energy supply.

New Jersey picks Danish firm Orsted for wind energy project

Danish renewables firm Ørsted’s 1.1-GW Ocean Wind project is the winner of New Jersey’s first award for offshore wind, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) said on June 21.

World's largest offshore wind farm opens off northwest England

The world’s largest offshore wind farm has officially opened off northwest England. Located in the Irish Sea, the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm has a total capacity of 659 megawatts and is capable of powering nearly 600,000 homes in the U.K

Mexico's largest wind farm inaugurated on Monday

A new wind farm that will be Mexico’s largest and one of the biggest in Latin America is being inaugurated Monday in Reynosa, Tamaulipas. It will prevent the emission of 739,000 tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere every year.

Aberdeen wind farm opposed by Donald Trump generates first power

An offshore wind farm in Scotland, that was fervently opposed by President Donald Trump a few years ago, has commenced operations. Located 1.5 miles off the Aberdeenshire coast, it is fully visible from a golf course owned by the President.

GE and Invenergy working on Largest wind farm in U.S.

Invenergy and GE Renewable Energy have announced they are building what will be the largest wind farm in the United States and the second largest in the world. Called Wind Catcher Energy Connection, the facility is being built in the Oklahoma Panhandle.

Internet giant Google to start getting Norwegian wind power

After extensive planning and preparation, Google expects to receive its first wind power from Norway by September, the company told Reuters on Wednesday.

World's second largest offshore wind farm is now operational

A new wind farm just came online this week, and it's the second largest in the world. Situated in the North Sea, about 85 kilometers (53 miles) off the coast of Groningen, Netherlands, the Gemini wind farm will provide energy for 1.5 million people.

Op-Ed: GOP lawmakers in North Carolina oppose Amazon's wind farm

Elizabeth City - Now that the Amazon Wind Farm U.S. East in North Carolina is ready to start generating electricity, the state's GOP lawmakers are wanting the project halted by the new Trump administration because it's a threat to national security.

China's monstrous wind and solar projects - Most of it is wasted

Beijing - China is the world's biggest energy market, and like many energy projects in the country, wind and solar farms are some of the largest on the globe. But with all the country's investments in renewables, China's economy is still dependent on fossil fuels.

Amazon is ready to flip the switch on utility-scale wind farm

Elizabeth City - The Amazon Wind Farm U.S. East, located on 22,000 acres of farmland near Elizabeth City, North Carolina, is the first utility-scale wind farm in the state and maybe the Southeast U.S. By the start of the New Year, it will be churning out electricity.

Wind farm coming to US 'Dead zone for wind power'

Elizabeth City - The southern United States is about to get something never seen before in the South. On a large tract of farmland near Elizabeth City, North Carolina, a $600 million commercial-scale wind farm is being built.

World's Biggest Wind Farm Opens Near Kent

The world's biggest wind farm was opened today by Energy Secretary Chris Huhne. The Thanet Offshore Wind Farm is in Kent.

Wind farm at Ontario important bird area killing birds and bats

Kingston - A dearth of studies about how wind turbines affect flying wildlife has meant a report about the deaths caused by the Wolfe Island eco-power facility has unleashed a firestorm of controversy.

Reindeer Concerns a Problem for Lapland Wind Farm

Concerned about the effect a proposed wind farm will have on their reindeer herds, a group of Samis in the far north of Sweden have rejected a compensation package from the developer.

Texas wind farm uses technology to prevent migratory bird deaths

Wind farms kills thousands of birds every year in the US, and a Texas firm wants to avoid killing the birds during their migration with special radar technology.

Mexico Launches World's Biggest Wind Farm in Oaxaca

The world’s largest building materials supplier CEMEX will launch one of the biggest wind farms in Mexico, providing 250 MW of power.

Cape Breton Wind Farm Being Built

A new wind farm is planned for Cape Breton and will eventually supply Nova Scotia Power with enough energy to serve around 6000 homes. A long term agreement has been signed with RESL

Giant Offshore Wind Farm Approved

Cape Cod has been approved by State authorities to have the first offshore wind-powered farm in the US. However, there is opposition to the project from state politicians and business leaders who have homes on Cape Code, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket.

Canada's Largest Wind Farm Now In Operation

This is great news for northern Ontario where hydro rates are going through the roof.
 

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Wind turbines at a wind farm in California s Altamont Pass.
Wind turbines at a wind farm in California's Altamont Pass.
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US Wind s Maryland Project site.
US Wind's Maryland Project site.
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A wind farm in Copenhagen  Denmark
A wind farm in Copenhagen, Denmark
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Wolfe Island Wind Farm located on Wolfe Island  Ontario  within the Township of Frontenac Islands.
Wolfe Island Wind Farm located on Wolfe Island, Ontario, within the Township of Frontenac Islands.
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This is a wind turbine at the Penn State Sustainability Institute  University Park.
This is a wind turbine at the Penn State Sustainability Institute, University Park.
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Huron Wind is the first commercial wind farm in Ontario. It is located in the village of Inverhuron ...
Huron Wind is the first commercial wind farm in Ontario. It is located in the village of Inverhuron, Ontario near Tiverton.
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Mitsubishi Electric s floating LIDAR applications Measures and visualizes the wind condition of the ...
Mitsubishi Electric's floating LIDAR applications Measures and visualizes the wind condition of the wind farm to: - adjust the yaw angle of the wind turbines - patrol the wind conditions.
Mitsubishi Electric
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Wind power - This may be the future for Southeastern U.S.
Wind power - This may be the future for Southeastern U.S.
Avangrid Renewables
Black Mesa  the tallest point in Oklahoma (actual highest point off image to left).
Black Mesa, the tallest point in Oklahoma (actual highest point off image to left).
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Ngong Hills Wind Project  Kenya
Ngong Hills Wind Project, Kenya
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A wind farm in Scotland
A wind farm in Scotland
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Mitsubishi Electric s floating LIDAR applications Measures and visualizes the wind condition of the ...
Mitsubishi Electric's floating LIDAR applications Measures and visualizes the wind condition of the wind farm to: - adjust the yaw angle of the wind turbines - patrol the wind conditions.
Mitsubishi Electric
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Samuel Mann
A view of the Wolfe Island wind farm  also known as an  eco-power center.
A view of the Wolfe Island wind farm, also known as an 'eco-power center.'
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Wind Catcher Energy Connection is a $4.5 billion infrastructure investment that will bring Oklahoma ...
Wind Catcher Energy Connection is a $4.5 billion infrastructure investment that will bring Oklahoma wind power to more than 1.1 million energy customers in the South Central U.S.
Wind Catcher Energy Connection
A total of 11 turbines make up the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC).
A total of 11 turbines make up the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC).
Vanderfall
The Sarnia Photovoltaic Power Plant in Ontario is the third largest solar farm in Canada.
The Sarnia Photovoltaic Power Plant in Ontario is the third largest solar farm in Canada.
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Manjil and Rudbar wind farm No. 2 in Iran.
Manjil and Rudbar wind farm No. 2 in Iran.
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