Projects & Contracts – Page 418

Kaheawa Exceeds Production Targets

Posted by NAW Staff on January 21, 2008

According to UPC Wind, a North American wind power company, Hawaii's largest wind energy facility, Kaheawa Wind Power (KWP), generated more than 125,000 MWh of electricity in 2007, exceeding its production targets. During the past year, KWP also continued to [Read More]

FPL Amends Applications For St. Lucie Wind Turbines

Posted by NAW Staff on January 18, 2008

Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) has amended applications it filed in St. Lucie County, Fla., to rezone properties proposed for wind turbine locations. The amended plans will remove four turbine sites previously under consideration at John Brooks and Frederick [Read More]

Sunflower Signs Contract For Smoky Hills Output

Posted by NAW Staff on January 17, 2008

Sunflower Electric Power Corp. has signed a contract to purchase 24 MW of energy generated from the second phase of the Smoky Hills wind project, Smoky Hills II. The project site is located 25 miles west of Salina, Kan. Sunflower [Read More]

Company Acquires Seven U.S. Wind Farms

Posted by NAW Staff on January 16, 2008

Babcock & Brown, a wind energy developer and operator, has acquired seven midwestern wind energy projects – under various stages of development – from Gamesa Energy USA and Navitas Energy, a subsidiary of Gamesa. The seven wind energy projects, totaling [Read More]

LURC Recommends Approval Of Wind Project In Maine

Posted by NAW Staff on January 16, 2008

Power company TransCanada Corp. has announced that Maine's Land Use Regulation Commission (LURC) voted unanimously to direct its staff to prepare a decision document approving the zoning change and preliminary development plan sought by TransCanada for the 132 MW Kibby [Read More]

MMS Publishes Cape Wind Energy Project DEIS

Posted by NAW Staff on January 15, 2008

The Interior Department's Minerals Management Service (MMS) has filed the draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the Cape Wind Energy Project with the Environmental Protection Agency. The MMS will begin accepting comments on the DEIS on Jan. 18, when a [Read More]

Judge Reverses Verdict In Wind Farm Dispute

Posted by NAW Staff on January 15, 2008

Judge Bruce E. Priddy, from the 116th Civil District Court, has reversed an earlier jury verdict and ruled that Dallas-based TXU Corp. is not entitled to any damages in a contract dispute with wind farm operator FPL Energy, according to [Read More]

MTC Grant Will Fund SED Wind Project

Posted by NAW Staff on January 11, 2008

The Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MTC) has awarded grant-funding to all four of the projects that Sustainable Energy Developments (SED) submitted. SED will start design and construction on three new sites and conduct a feasibility study at one new site. SED's [Read More]

Cartier Wind Energy Completes Wind Farm

Posted by NAW Staff on January 11, 2008

Cartier Wind Energy has commissioned its 100.5 MW Anse-a-Valleau wind farm on Quebec's Gaspe Peninsula, the second of six wind farms that Hydro-Quebec has contracted it to build and operate. Construction of the $164 million project began in October 2006 [Read More]

Enel Announces Completion Of Texas Wind Farm

Posted by NAW Staff on January 11, 2008

Enel SpA, through its subsidiary Enel North America Inc., has completed a wind farm in Texas with what the company says are the tallest utility-scale wind turbines in the U.S. The Snyder Wind project in Scurry County, Texas, between Abilene [Read More]