Monthly Archives: October 2015

Belgium wind energy to power 170 trains

  Belgium plans to power 170 trains with wind energy in an ambitious project recently reported by local media. The project consists of 25 wind turbines to be installed along their main rail line, from Leuven to Liege, 7 of … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on October 29, 2015 |

Google invests in largest wind farm in Africa

  Google has recently invested in the largest wind farm in Africa, called the Lake Turkana Wind Power Project. Back in May, we wrote about the project overcoming major setbacks, and now with Google’s investment, it is safe to say … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on October 27, 2015 |

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. announces joint venture in wind power project

  According to their press release, Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (APUC), “has agreed to jointly develop a 150MW construction stage wind project in the United States with Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc.”   The project is expected to cost … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on October 22, 2015 |

Envision Energy invests in 600MW worth of wind power projects in Mexico

  China’s Envision Energy has just invested in 600MW of wind power projects being developed by ViveEnergia in Mexico. These partners are hoping to install a total of 1.5GW of wind power by 2020.   Envision Energy is the leading … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on October 20, 2015 |

Plans for wind farms in Southern Scotland

  Partnering companies, 2020 Renewables and Buccleuch Estates, have started feasibility studies for a possible wind farm located at Hopsrig, while earlier this year they were looking at sites in the Lowther Hills in Dumfries and Galloway.   It seems … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on October 15, 2015 |

WindEnergy Hamburg and EWEA conference to be held in September 2016

  In September 2016, the EWEA (European Wind Energy Association) annual conference will be held at the same time as the WindEnergy Hamburg event and in the same location.   Both events are integral parts of the wind industry, where … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on October 14, 2015 |

White house supports offshore wind

  The White House is putting its money where its mouth is by providing a $600k grant to Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York in order to help those States secure offshore wind power.   Although the US has … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on October 8, 2015 |

Uralla chosen to be Australia’s first zero net energy town (ZNET)

  A town called Uralla, located in NSW Australia, has been chosen to be the country’s first zero net energy town (ZNET).   The project was initiated by a consortium of organizers who have been working together since mid 2013 … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on October 6, 2015 |