Wind Archive

23 Apr 2014

KfW IPEX-Bank to provide financing for Boralex’s wind projects in France

Boralex Europe, a subsidiary of renewable energy projects developer Boralex, has signed a long-term financing agreement with KfW IPEX-Bank for the development of Fortel-Bonnières and Saint-François wind farms totaling 46MW in France. CTBR – News
22 Apr 2014

RES receives planning permission for Scottish wind farm

UK-based renewable energy developer RES has received the planning consent from the Scottish Government for the development of the Freasdail wind farm near Whitehouse on the Kintyre Peninsula in Argyll and Bute in Scotland. CTBR – News
21 Apr 2014

Where Is The Real Innovation In Wind Energy?

Wind energy is a tremendous success story world wide, with staggering amounts of innovation. It isn’t given sufficient credit for that and is even unfairly attacked by those opposed to it as old technology. Every aspect of
21 Apr 2014

Capital Stage acquires 51% stake in Kirchheilinge wind park in Germany

Germany-based renewable energy projects operator Capital Stage has acquired a 51% stake in the 12MW Kirchheilinge wind park, located at Thuringia, from Boreas Energie. CTBR – News
18 Apr 2014

Mabey Bridge to supply onshore wind turbine towers for EWT

EWT, a Dutch wind turbine manufacturer, has awarded a contract to UK-based Mabey Bridge for the supply of 30 onshore wind turbine towers. CTBR – News
17 Apr 2014

Brits: We Prefer Onshore Wind Farms Over Fracking

Originally published on Ecotrictity. Wind favoured over fracking. Government accused of ignoring own research on energy policy The majority of people in Britain would prefer to live near a wind farm than a fracking site, new YouGov
16 Apr 2014

Scaling Wind — Informative, Short Documentary On Moving US Wind Energy Ahead

Scaling Wind, directed by Michelle Nunez, and produced by GreenTech Films, is an informative 30-minute documentary showcasing the benefits and challenges of reaching 20% wind energy by 2030 in the US. The film shows how the goal
15 Apr 2014

Global Wind Power Capacity Projected To Nearly Double In 5 Years (Charts)

Asia is now leagues ahead of other regions within the global wind market. Furthermore, this market is expected to grow at an annual cumulative capacity rate of more than 10 percent over the coming five years. A
15 Apr 2014

First Wind to sell solar power to Hawaiian Electric

US-based renewable energy company First Wind will sell solar power generated at the planned 20MW solar plant in Mililani to Hawaiian Electric. CTBR – News
15 Apr 2014

China’s Wind Energy Capacity Tops 92 GW With 16 GW Addition In 2013

A wind farm in Jingtai County, Gansu province, ChinaCredit: Popolon | CC BY-SA 3.0 In 2013, China witnessed yet another year of impressive wind energy capacity addition. While the total capacity added was off the peak levels