Saxlund takes 3 million Euro order for biomass handling system for Welsh green energy project

Saxlund International has received an order for the delivery of a state-of-the-art biomass handling system for a green energy project in Margam – Port Talbot, between Swansea and Cardiff in South Wales, UK. Source:: Read more →

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Votorantim to Triple Wind Power Next Year, Sets 1 GW Goal

Votorantim Industrial SA, a Brazilian industrial conglomerate that expanded into renewable energy three months ago, is planning to triple its wind capacity by next year, part of a long-term effort to eventually own 1 GW of clean power plants. Source:: Read more →

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Russia Turns to Sun, Wind to Improve Electricity Supply for Country’s Far East

Russian company RAO ES East will construct 178 renewable energy facilities with a total capacity of 146 MW within the coming five to seven years at the country’s Far East and close to the Artic Circle. Source:: Read more →

Renewable energy showcase targeted by wind turbine protesters; State Rep. ‘really troubled by the tone of things’ #VT

By National Wind Watch Nearly 500 attendees jammed Vermont’s annual conference Thursday showcasing the virtues of renewable energy, an industry growing rapidly here. Five percent of all Vermonters now hold a job tied to renewables, like wind, solar, hydro and biomass, or in companies involved in energy efficiency. Yet large-scale wind development remains highly controversial, especially in communities that host… Read more →

Hearing set on Dan’s Mountain wind farm #MD

By National Wind Watch CUMBERLAND – The Allegany County Board of Zoning Appeals will conduct a hearing on the proposed 17-turbine Dan’s Mountain wind farm 9 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 27 at the Allegany County Fairgrounds. Due to an expected large turnout, the hearing will be conducted in the multi-purpose building at the fairgrounds, located off Route 220 in Bowling Green.… Read more →

Deepwater Wind working to quiet droning noise heard across Narragansett Bay #RI

By National Wind Watch North Kingstown residents have been complaining about the persistent droning sound late at night and in the early morning hours. The company building an offshore wind farm in the waters off Block Island is promising to try and eliminate the source of a droning noise that has been bothering people across Narragansett Bay. Some residents along… Read more →

Wind power’s future in Vermont lauded, critiqued #VT

By National Wind Watch SOUTH BURLINGTON – Inside the Emerald Ballroom, advocates of Vermont’s quickening embrace of renewable energy delivered round after round of applause. Outside the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in South Burlington, a couple dozen protesters sounded a more cautionary note: Large-scale wind is a poor match for Vermont, they said. Is the Green Mountain State’s environmental… Read more →

Anti-GridWest campaign welcomes end of southeast pylons plan #IRL

By National Wind Watch Campaigners against Eirgrid’s GridWest project have welcomed the company’s decision to abandon its pylons plan between Cork and Kildare. “We are now looking forward to Eirgrid also cancelling GridWest,” Moy Valley Protection Group chairman Eddie Farrell said on Thursday. Based in north Mayo, the Moy Valley Protection Group opposes plans for the 400kv grid link, and… Read more →