Monthly Archives: November 2014

TRIG buys a wind farm in Ireland

  The Renewables Infrastructure Group Ltd. (TRIG) has recently bought a wind farm in Ireland for a grand total of 17.3 million euros ($22 million). The wind farm, with a capacity of 25.3MW located in County Cork, was bought from … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on November 30, 2014 |

A Canadian energy company invests in wind farms in the US

  Enbridge Inc., a Calgary-based energy company has decided to invest in wind farms in the US. The company will have 80% interest in wind farms located in Texas and Indiana, collectively valued at $650 million USD and a combined … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on November 29, 2014 |

IKEA buys another wind farm in the US

  Back in April, IKEA purchased Hoopeston Wind Farm in Vermillion County, Ill, with an installed capacity of 98MW. Now, the Swedish company has purchased another wind farm in the US, this time in Texas.   The Cameron Wind farm … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on November 22, 2014 |

TPREL hoping to add 300MW of wind energy per year

  Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (TPREL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Power Company (TPC) is hoping to add 300MW per year of wind energy through projects and acquisitions.   TPREL currently has over 1,200MW of installed renewable energy … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on November 21, 2014 |

Power Energy Solutions: The big debate

    Steve McMahon, VP of Sales and Marketing for Orenda is featured in the Power Energy Solutions (PES) publication called ‘The Big Debate’.   What is ‘The Big Debate’? Well, as PES puts it, ‘The wind industry is constantly … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on November 21, 2014 |

Wind farm project approval in Niagara

  Niagara Region Wind Corporation (NRWC) has been given the Renewable Energy Approval (REA) by the Ministry of the Environment to build a huge wind farm in Niagara region. The project is expected to have a total capacity of 230 … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on November 14, 2014 |

A Quebec wind farm has 150MW contract in place

  The Mesgi’g Ugju’s’n (MU) wind farm in Quebec has signed a contract with Senvion who will be the company to supply wind turbines for the 150MW project. Senvion is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Suzlon Group, which is … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on November 10, 2014 |

Coal has grown 9 times faster than wind energy since 2003

  Earlier last week, I wrote a blog post about the methane cloud found over the Southwestern US; according to a new study, coal consumption has increased 9 times faster than wind energy and 40 times faster than solar. Can … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on November 5, 2014 |

Wind turbines powered the equivalent of 3 million homes in Scotland

  In the month of October, wind turbines in Scotland generated approximately 982,842MWh, which is enough electricity to power just over 3 million homes in the UK. According to the WWF Scotland stats, that’s the equivalent of 28% of the … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on November 5, 2014 |