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All news, trends, investments, projects, research and announcements concerning electricity generated by wind power as a renewable energy resource. Onshore and offshore wind projects will be covered, as well as turbine and components updates and hybrid storage solutions. Wind power PPAs and tenders will provide detail on the commercial side of the sector.

China includes renewables in energy blueprint

China plans for a fraction of the power generation it will develop in the coming 15 years to come from renewable sources, according to the Asia Pulse news agency.

Scots’ island wave power flows into national grid

The Scottish island of Islay sends electricity into the UK national grid today from a pioneering wave-power plant on the island's rugged western peninsula.

Turkey gives go-ahead for first large-scale wind plants

Turkish officials have signed implementation agreements with Cannon, a U.S. wind energy developer, for wind projects totaling 185 MW.

EWEA boosts wind energy targets again as industry continues boom

The members of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) agreed at its recent annual general meeting in Kassel, Germany, to increase the Association's targets for future installed wind energy capacity.

Crisis spurs development of alternative energy in Brazil

There's nothing like a crisis to drive the development of renewable energy sources. Electrical shortages on top of high petroleum prices threaten to obstruct Brazil's economic growth, leading policy-makers to look for alternative energy supplies.

16.8 MW Foote Creek IV wind power project nearing completion

SeaWest WindPower Inc.?s 16.8 MW Foote Creek IV wind power project is nearing completion. To date, all 28 of the MHI 600 kW wind turbines have been erected, with commissioning and electrification nearly complete.

Reliant Energy signs on for wind, landfill gas projects

Houston's Reliant Energy Inc. will buy electricity from a new $150 million 200 Mw wind power project in west Texas, the company reported Thursday. In addition, the company is participating in a landfill gas-to-electricity project with Waste Management Inc. which will produce about 50 Mw of power, Job Bob Perkins, Reliant Energy Wholesale Group president said at a press conference.

TXU Electric and FPL Energy Announce Major Wind Power Project

TXU Electric & Gas and FPL Energy LLC plan to build one of the largest wind farms in U.S. history. The 160 MW project will generate enough electricity to annually power about 29,000 homes.

BPA Evaluates New Wind Power Development

The Bonneville Power Administration and SeaWest WindPower Inc. recently signed a pre-development agreement for the 24 MW Condon Wind Project in Oregon.

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