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