Wind Power | Spearville 3 Wind Energy Project

It is expected that construction will start on a wind power project 17 miles northeast of Dodge City, Kansas in the first quarter of 2012. This is a 100.8MW wind farm that will be known as the Spearville 3 Wind Project and it will be developed, built and owned by enXco with expected completion of […] Read more »

Wind Power | NaiKun Offshore Wind Energy Project

The first offshore wind energy project to be developed in Canada’s waters may soon become a reality after British Columbia-based renewable energy company NaiKun Wind Energy Group and the Council of the Haida Nation formed a partnership that will operate and maintain the NaiKun wind energy project after construction. The NaiKun project is to be […] Read more »

Biomass | Portbury Dock Renewable Energy Plant

New plans have been announced by energy giant E.ON to invest around £300 million in a new biomass power plant 12km from Bristol. The biomass power plant will be called the Portbury Dock Renewable Energy Plant and is expected to have a maximum capacity to produce 150MW which would be enough electricity to power 200,000 […] Read more »

Wind Power | Fowler Ridge Wind Farm Phase II

Early in 2010 the second phase of the Fowler Ridge Wind Farm, consisting of 133 GE 1.5MW wind turbines, became operational. This added a further 200MW of capacity to the original 400MW that became operational in 2009. The planned total capacity of the project when all phases have been completed is expected to reach 750MW […] Read more »

Wind Power | Comber Wind Energy Project

The Comber Wind Energy Project is a 165.5MW wind farm that has been developed in Essex County, Ontario. The wind powered facility that has been developed by Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners (BREP) consists of 72 x 2.3MW Siemens turbines. The turbines that were used in the construction of the facility are the largest available in […] Read more »

Biomass | Bio Golden Raand Power Plant

Construction has begun on a new biomass power plant at the Northern Netherlands port of Delfzijl. The site is a 7 hectare piece of land and when it is completed the power plant will be capable of producing 50MW of electricity by using 300,000 metric tons of recycled wood. The project is being developed for […] Read more »

Wind Power | Waubra Wind Farm Project

A new 192 MW wind power project known as the Waubra Wind Farm Project, which is located approximately 35km north-west of Ballarat in Victoria, is currently under construction by Acciona Energy. The Waubra Wind Farm consists of 128 wind turbines spread over a 16.5 x 10.5km site and will generate enough electricity to meet the […] Read more »

Wind Power | Benton County Wind Farm

Indiana’s first commercial wind power station has been brought online this month. The 130MW capacity wind farm lies 90 miles northwest of Indianapolis near the Illinois state line. The Benton County Wind Farm comprises 87 wind turbines and generates enough power to suppply 43,000 homes. The project is the first in a planned construction project […] Read more »

Solar Energy | Shams 1 CSP Plant

A major Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) plant is being planned for development by Masdar, the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company. Named Shams1, the CSP plant will have a maximum capacity of 100MW and is expected to cost between $400 – $500 million. The technology used to produce the electricity will be parabolic trough technology and […] Read more »