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Wednesday, January 23, 2008

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El Paso Electric RFP
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El Paso Electric (EPE) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for diverse renewable energy resources that meet the requirements of the New Mexico Renewable Energy Act (REA) and New Mexico Public Regulation Commission's renewable portfolio standard requirements. The REA requires that EPE provide a [read more]
Gilead Initiates Community Consultation For Ostrander
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Peterborough, Ontario-based Gilead Power Corp. has initiated community consultation as part of its plan to develop a 20 MW wind power facility at Ostrander Point in Prince Edward County, Ontario. Once the project becomes operational, Gilead says the Ostrander Point Wind Energy Park, situated on 324 hectares of Crown land, [read more]
California Firm Invests In Large Wind Turbine
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California energy company Clipper Windpower has chosen Blyth, Northumberland, England, as the site for its 7.5 MW offshore wind turbines, according to North England Inward Investment Agency (NEIIA). The $65 million development program, called the Britannia Project, advances Clipper turbine technology to a 7.5 MW wind turbine scale, which will [read more]
Canadian Hydro Updates Melancthon II Wind Project
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Canadian Hydro Developers Inc. anticipates the 132 MW Melancthon II Wind Project will be in service by Nov. 30. The previous completion date was June 30. These changes are the result of Canadian Hydro's assessment of the impact on Melancthon II from the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearings to approve [read more]
Pawlenty Announces Energy Initiatives
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Through two executive orders and additional legislative proposals, Gov. Tim Pawlenty, R-Minn., unveiled energy initiatives that promote the use of small, local renewable energy technologies, focus on clean energy research and development, and create the Minnesota Office of Energy Security and the Carbon Market Planning Authority. The initiatives include four [read more]
Ontario Lifts Moratorium On Applications For Offshore Projects
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The Ontario government has lifted a deferral on existing proposals for offshore wind power projects and will be accepting new onshore and offshore applications for applicant-of-record status in the near future. "This government is committed to developing clean, renewable sources of energy so Ontarians will have a sustainable supply of [read more]
Hendrix Offers New Voltage Cable
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Milford, N.H.-based Hendrix Wire & Cable, a provider of overhead and underground power distribution products, is offering a 34.5 kV TRXLP-insulated medium voltage cable for applications in the wind power industry. The 34.5 kV cable is available in aluminum or copper conductor, full- and reduced-concentric neutral and in [read more]
GWEC: Global Wind Market Sees Record Year
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The global wind energy markets have seen another record year in 2007, with 20 GW of new installations, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). Installations were up by 30% compared to the new installations in 2006, while the sum of the world's total installations had increased by 27% [read more]
Direct Energy, CAPP Complete Renewable Energy Credits Deal
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Realizing the growth and potential of wind energy and the need for private and public entities to be environmentally conscious, Direct Energy and select members of the Cities Aggregation Power Project (CAPP), a nonprofit group that pools Texas cities' electric power needs in order to negotiate lower, more stable prices [read more]
South Dakota Community-Owned Wind Project Proposed
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Dakota Wind Energy LLC, plans to take advantage of South Dakota's wind potential with the formation of the state's first utility-scale community-owned wind project. The project is located in Roberts, Marshall and Day counties and has the potential of ultimately producing over 750 MW of wind energy spread over [read more]
PSC Grants Certificate For Sheldon Wind Project
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The New York State Public Service Commission has authorized the construction and operation of a wind energy project capable of generating 112.5 MW of electricity in Sheldon, N.Y., that will connect with an existing New York State Electric & Gas Corp. (NYSEG) transmission line. In granting a certificate of public [read more]
Kaheawa Exceeds Production Targets
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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 implement its Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP), designed to ensure a [read more]
Outland Renewable Energy Hires Brent Bergland
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Minnesota-based Outland Renewable Energy LLC has announced the appointment of Brent Bergland as the director of engineering and construction. Bergland will oversee all aspects of construction to ensure projects are delivered safely, on time and on budget. He will also work with Outland's leadership on project budgets as well as [read more]
Port Of Longview Promotes Staff Members
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The Port of Longview in Washington recently promoted three staff members. Norm Krehbiel, director of facilities and engineering for the Port of Longview, will now also carry the title of deputy executive director. In this capacity, Krehbiel will assume new executive responsibilities, while remaining in the position as head of [read more]
NYISO Earns Sixth Consecutive Clean Audit
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An independent audit by KPMG LLP recently found that the New York Independent System Operator's (NYISO) controls were complete, accurate and in accordance with the standards established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, earning the NYISO its sixth consecutive unqualified, or "clean," SAS 70 Type 2 audit opinion. [read more]
FPL Amends Applications For St. Lucie Wind Turbines
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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 Douglass parks and propose placing six wind turbines on property [read more]
Wind Capital Group Expands Staff
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Wind Capital Group, a St. Louis-based wind energy developer, has hired four new employees to fill key positions within the company. "We are very excited about the addition of these important staff members to our team," says Thomas Carnahan, president and founder of Wind Capital Group. "Wind Capital Group was [read more]
Ritter Appoints RE Advocate To PUC
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Gov. Bill Ritter, D-Colo., has appointed Matt Baker to a four-year term on the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC), filling a vacancy left by Paulette Page, whose second term expired Jan. 8. "As one of the architects of Colorado's renewable energy standard and a champion of Colorado's environment and consumer [read more]
CRS Announces Management Changes
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Arthur O'Donnell will succeed Jan Hamrin as executive director of The Center for Resource Solutions (CRS). O'Donnell brings to the position more than 20 years of experience as a nationally recognized energy and environmental journalist, and he is the founding editor and associate publisher of the award-winning California Energy Markets [read more]
University Of Iowa Offers Wind Power Courses
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The University of Iowa College of Engineering Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering will begin offering senior undergraduate- and graduate-level courses aimed at preparing students for possible careers in the wind power industry. Beginning with the start of the spring 2008 semester on Jan. 22, the college will offer courses [read more]
Acciona Completes Iowa Wind Turbine Manufacturing Facility
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Spain-based Acciona has officially opened its wind turbine generator production facility in West Branch, Iowa. The facility, which is Acciona's first manufacturing facility in the U.S., was constructed in seven months. Acciona says the new facility will provide more than 100 new jobs and will produce 200 wind turbines in [read more]
Real Logic Launches Energy Division
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Real Logic Inc., a company that specializes in alternative transportation vehicles, will launch an energy division that will include a wind energy component. "The new division will focus on clean, renewable wind energy as an important aspect of the company's 'green' concentration to reduce fuel emissions, global warming and fuel [read more]
AWEA Reports 45% Increase In Wind Power Capacity In 2007
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The U.S. wind energy industry installed 5,244 MW in 2007, expanding the nation's total wind power generating capacity by 45% in one year and injecting an investment of more than $9 billion into the economy, according to the American Wind Energy Association's (AWEA) recently released annual market report. The new [read more]

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Schneider Power Inc. - Corporate and Technical Opportunities Available

Run Energy - Seeking Wind Technicians and Operations & Maintenance professionals

TetraTech - Seeking Project Managers, Regulatory Specialists, Avian/Wetlands Biologists, Cultural Resource Specialists, Civil/Electrical Engineers, Visual Impact Assessment Specialists

Knight and Carver - Seeking Account Executive

EcoEnergy - Seeking Senior Developer, Construction Project Manager, Senior Electrical Engineer

PowerWorks - Seeking a Corporate Attorney

NaturEner - Seeking in CA: Sr Electrical Engineer, Civil Engineer, GIS/CAD Engineer and Proj. Devel. Mgr; in Alberta: Proj. Devel. Mgr, GIS Tech., Transmission Engineer; and in Montana: Project Constr/Asset Mgr.

D.H. Blattner - Seeking Site Managers, Superintendents & Forepersons, Electrical Engineers & Superintendents, Field Engineers, Safety Coordinators, Crane & Heavy Equipment Operators, Tower Climbers and more...

Acciona - Seeking Director of Development - Central Region; Project Developers - San Diego, Chicago, Albany and Toronto; Operations & Maintenance Site Manager for Wind Farm; Traveling Technician for Wind Turbine Generator Commissioning.

Global Windpower - Seeking O&M Site Manager, Field Service Technicians, Gearbox Repair Specialists, Blade Repair Technicians

EAPC - Seeking Wind Resource Analyst

Invenergy Wind - Seeking Managers for: Wind Energy Development, Asset, Operations & Maintenance, Transmission Markets; and Operations & Maintenance Technician

Wind Coalition - Seeking Executive Director

Katana Summit LLC - Seeking Plant, Production, and Project Managers, Floor Supervisor and Craft Workers

OwnEnergy - Seeking GIS and Project Site Specialist

Distributed Energy Systems - Positions in Engineering, Sales, Field Service and Supply Management

PPM Energy - Seeking Operations & Maintenance Safety Manager, Senior Business Developer

GE - Seeking Managers for Wind Customer Value, Wind Service Site, and Mgr and Leader for Wind Energy Warehouse Operations

Laramie County - Seeking Instructor to Develop Wind Energy Technician Program

Garrad Hassan - Seeking in the USA: SCADA Project Engineer, Senior Electrical Engineer and Electrical Engineer and Wind Resource Analyst; in CANADA - Technical Due Diligence Manager and Wind Resource Analyst

Wanzek - Seeking Site Project Managers, Wind Energy Superintendents, Turbine Erectors, Crane Operators, Electrical Superintendent, Electrical Engineer

Clipper - Positions in Project Development, Turbine Design, Manufacturing, Construction, Operations, Customer Service and more...

Airtricity - Seeking Sr Operations Engineer and Sr Transmission & Interconnection Manager

Dialight - Seeking Western Regional Manager - LED Obstruction Marker and Beacon Lights

Rev 1 - Seeking Site Managers, Wind Commissioning and Maintenance Technicians, HV/Substation and Mechanical Commissioning, I&C Technicians, DCS Engineers, Navy Nuclear Trained Personnel and more...

Macquarie - Seeking Wind Development Specialist


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