Monthly Archives: October 2016

Another Scottish wind farm given the go ahead

The Aikengall IIa Community Wind Farm has been given consent by Scottish Ministers this week and will be located on the border of East Lothian and Scottish Borders.   The wind farm will be composed of 19 wind turbines generating a total … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on October 27, 2016 |

Hungary bans wind turbines?

  In the latest regulations created by the Hungarian government, it seems impossible for wind turbines to be installed anywhere in the country.   A new amendment made to the electricity act and though it is not explicitly stated, it … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on October 25, 2016 |

White Rock Wind Farm is well on its way

Some of the largest wind turbines in Australia are currently being constructed in New South Wales for the White Rock Wind Farm located in the New England Tablelands.   The groundbreaking ceremony took place back in May of this year … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on October 20, 2016 |

Creag Riabhach Wind Farm gets the green light

The 72.6MW Creag Riabhach Wind Farm has been approved by Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse and will located on the Altnaharra Estate, near Lairg, in the North Highlands, Scotland.   The wind farm will generate enough power for 36,000 homes and … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on October 18, 2016 |

GE to acquire LM Wind Power in $1.65B deal

  GE is planning to acquire LM Wind Power, a manufacturer of wind turbine blades to the tune of $1.65B.   According to the press release: The transaction is subject to customary regulatory and governmental approvals and GE expects to … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on October 13, 2016 |

Wind energy supplements income for farmers

A new Bloomberg article, written by Jennifer Oldham, highlights the importance of wind energy to farmers and rural communities in the United States.   As the article states: ‘commodity prices threaten to reach decade lows and farmers struggle to meet … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on October 12, 2016 |

Eagle conservation and wind power

  Dan Ashe, Director of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, published an article on Huffington Post this year discussing eagle conservation and the impact of wind power.   Eagles have been taken off the endangered species list, since 2007, but … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on October 6, 2016 |

Apex acquires Novus IV wind energy project in Texas

  Apex has acquired the Novus IV wind energy project located in Hansford County and Sherman County, Texas (the north Texas panhandle).   The project could potentially bring in 360MW of wind energy into Southwest Power Pool market and may begin construction … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on October 4, 2016 |