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Siemens to supply 200 MW of turbines to Thailand for the first time

Germany’s Siemens A.G. said it just entered the Thai wind market with turbine orders for two wind power plants in Northeastern Thailand with a combined capacity of about 200 megawatts. The company’s Siemens Energy division will be delivering a total of 90 wind turbines to two subsidiaries of Thailand’s Wind Energy Holding Company.

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Vestas receives 206 MW in turbine orders, mostly for the U.S.

Vestas Wind Systems A.S. said it received an order for 150 megawatts’ worth of wind turbines to an undisclosed customer in the United States. Other details were withheld. In an online information sheet, Vestas said the order is for the supply and commissioning of wind turbines along with Vestas’ Scada wind farm management system. Vestas will also service the turbines for five years. The turbines will be delivered in the second half of this year.

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Juhl Wind brings community ownership concept to New York

Minnesota-based wind power company Juhl Wind, Inc. will be developing the 15- to 30-megawatt Black Oak wind farm near Ithaca, New York, with commissioning date sometime in 2013.

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Three groups start head-on fight for France’s 3-GW offshore tender

Three consortia led by Iberdrola S.A. and two rival utilities in France have all submitted bids to secure five spots in the French coast earmarked for the development of the country’s first offshore wind farms. The French government had announced plans to have 6 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity by 2020 as it tries to meet a target of sourcing 23 percent of its energy from renewables by 2020.

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Michigan counties kick off new year by boosting wind farms

Chicago-based Exelon’s subsidiary Exelon Wind’s 90-megawatt, 50-turbine Michigan Wind 2 Project in Minden City, a village in Sanilac County, has been completed and has started producing electricity. This is the company’s first commercial wind power plant

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NRG puts offshore wind projects on hold starting with Delaware wind farm

New Jersey-based NRG Energy, which acquires, develops, and manages energy-related operations nationwide, will be suspending offshore wind development for an indefinite period of time due to wind industry challenges and the lack of policies to buffer the market in such trying times.

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China’s Goldwind continues South American supply deals

Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Company agreed to make available 23 turbines fit for low wind speeds for a project in Chile. The second largest maker of wind turbines in China said this is its second order for South America following an earlier commission for a high-altitude wind farm in Ecuador.

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Suzlon turbines to be used in 135-MW South African wind project

Suzlon Energy, the world’s fifth largest wind turbine supplier, will provide turbines for a 135 megawatt wind project to be built on the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The Cookhouse Wind Energy Facility will have up to 200 wind turbines and a generation capacity enough to power over 88,000 homes. It has successfully secured a power purchase agreement under the South African REBID procurement process.

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Vestas China producing 49-meter blades for 2-MW wind turbines

Vestas China said it has produced the first batch of 49-meter long wind turbine blades in their manufacturing complex in Tianjin, northern China. With this first batch, Vestas China is now poised to start mass manufacturing of the blades at their manufacturing complex in the Tianjin Economic Development Area, Chinadaily.com reported.

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Siemens finishes MidAmerican Energy wind turbine project in Iowa

Siemens A.G. subsidiary Siemens Energy Inc. completed the expansion of Iowa energy company MidAmerican Energy’s wind turbine project in the state. Thirteen Siemens wind turbines were put up at the Pomeroy wind expansion project located in the Pocahontas and Calhoun counties, adding 29.9 megawatts of electricity for Iowa’s households. General contractor Mortenson Construction will erect three wind projects in Iowa in this year.

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