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Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Google agrees largest wind purchase

Google has agreed a 407MW deal with MidAmerican Energy to use wind energy to power its data centre in Council Bluffs in Iowa.

The internet giant's deal with the US utility, part of billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, is its largest renewable energy purchase to date.

Power for the Iowa data centre will come from several wind projects in MidAmerican's Wind VIII programme, which is aiming to bring more than 1GW of new wind power online by the end of 2015.

InterGen buys half of 155MW Mexico scheme

US power company InterGen has agreed to buy a 50% stake in the 155MW Energia Sierra Juarez project in Mexico from a Sempra Energy subsidiary.

The $300m scheme is located 70km east of San Diego and south of the US-Mexico border. InterGen bought the stake from IEnova, the majority-owned Mexican subsidiary of US utility Sempra Energy.

The first phase of the project is due to complete next year. San Diego Gas & Electric has signed a 20-year deal to buy power from the scheme.

Gamesa 4.5MW turbine makes Finnish debut

Gamesa has installed four of its G128-4.5MW turbines at the 18MW Simo wind farm, which is being developed in Lapland by Finnish firm TuuliWatti.

The Spanish manufacturer’s 4.5MW turbines have been designed to withstand low temperatures, and this is the first commercial wind farm where they have been installed.

The turbines are also the most powerful installed so far in Finland.

KfW IPEX-Bank invests in 46MW French farms

KfW IPEX-Bank is lending €65m to Boralex for the Fortel-Bonnieres and Saint-Francois wind farms in northern France, which total 46MW.

The German bank has entered a 15-year agreement with Borelax Europe, a subsidiary of Canadian developer Borelax.

The deal is due to complete this month. Construction is underway at both sites; and the two schemes are scheduled to complete in early 2015.

Finavera concludes 184MW Canada sale

Finavera Wind Energy has completed the sale of the 184MW Melkie wind farm project in British Columbia in Canada to US company Pattern Energy.

The Canadian developer has sold the project for C$28m. Construction is due to start towards the end of 2014, with the scheme operational in 2016.

The deal, announced last year, gives Pattern the option to buy Finavera’s 77MW Wildmare and 60MW Bullmoose energy projects by April 2016.

Google agrees largest wind purchase

Google has agreed a 407MW deal with MidAmerican Energy to use wind energy to power its data centre in Council Bluffs in Iowa.

The internet giant's deal with the US utility, part of billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, is its largest renewable energy purchase to date.

Power for the Iowa data centre will come from several wind projects in MidAmerican's Wind VIII programme, which is aiming to bring more than 1GW of new wind power online by the end of 2015.

InterGen buys half of 155MW Mexico scheme

US power company InterGen has agreed to buy a 50% stake in the 155MW Energia Sierra Juarez project in Mexico from a Sempra Energy subsidiary.

The $300m scheme is located 70km east of San Diego and south of the US-Mexico border. InterGen bought the stake from IEnova, the majority-owned Mexican subsidiary of US utility Sempra Energy.

The first phase of the project is due to complete next year. San Diego Gas & Electric has signed a 20-year deal to buy power from the scheme.

Gamesa 4.5MW turbine makes Finnish debut

Gamesa has installed four of its G128-4.5MW turbines at the 18MW Simo wind farm, which is being developed in Lapland by Finnish firm TuuliWatti.

The Spanish manufacturer’s 4.5MW turbines have been designed to withstand low temperatures, and this is the first commercial wind farm where they have been installed.

The turbines are also the most powerful installed so far in Finland.

KfW IPEX-Bank invests in 46MW French farms

KfW IPEX-Bank is lending €65m to Boralex for the Fortel-Bonnieres and Saint-Francois wind farms in northern France, which total 46MW.

The German bank has entered a 15-year agreement with Borelax Europe, a subsidiary of Canadian developer Borelax.

The deal is due to complete this month. Construction is underway at both sites; and the two schemes are scheduled to complete in early 2015.

Finavera concludes 184MW Canada sale

Finavera Wind Energy has completed the sale of the 184MW Melkie wind farm project in British Columbia in Canada to US company Pattern Energy.

The Canadian developer has sold the project for C$28m. Construction is due to start towards the end of 2014, with the scheme operational in 2016.

The deal, announced last year, gives Pattern the option to buy Finavera’s 77MW Wildmare and 60MW Bullmoose energy projects by April 2016.

Google agrees largest wind purchase

Google has agreed a 407MW deal with MidAmerican Energy to use wind energy to power its data centre in Council Bluffs in Iowa.

The internet giant's deal with the US utility, part of billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, is its largest renewable energy purchase to date.

Power for the Iowa data centre will come from several wind projects in MidAmerican's Wind VIII programme, which is aiming to bring more than 1GW of new wind power online by the end of 2015.

InterGen buys half of 155MW Mexico scheme

US power company InterGen has agreed to buy a 50% stake in the 155MW Energia Sierra Juarez project in Mexico from a Sempra Energy subsidiary.

The $300m scheme is located 70km east of San Diego and south of the US-Mexico border. InterGen bought the stake from IEnova, the majority-owned Mexican subsidiary of US utility Sempra Energy.

The first phase of the project is due to complete next year. San Diego Gas & Electric has signed a 20-year deal to buy power from the scheme.

Gamesa 4.5MW turbine makes Finnish debut

Gamesa has installed four of its G128-4.5MW turbines at the 18MW Simo wind farm, which is being developed in Lapland by Finnish firm TuuliWatti.

The Spanish manufacturer’s 4.5MW turbines have been designed to withstand low temperatures, and this is the first commercial wind farm where they have been installed.

The turbines are also the most powerful installed so far in Finland.

KfW IPEX-Bank invests in 46MW French farms

KfW IPEX-Bank is lending €65m to Boralex for the Fortel-Bonnieres and Saint-Francois wind farms in northern France, which total 46MW.

The German bank has entered a 15-year agreement with Borelax Europe, a subsidiary of Canadian developer Borelax.

The deal is due to complete this month. Construction is underway at both sites; and the two schemes are scheduled to complete in early 2015.

Finavera concludes 184MW Canada sale

Finavera Wind Energy has completed the sale of the 184MW Melkie wind farm project in British Columbia in Canada to US company Pattern Energy.

The Canadian developer has sold the project for C$28m. Construction is due to start towards the end of 2014, with the scheme operational in 2016.

The deal, announced last year, gives Pattern the option to buy Finavera’s 77MW Wildmare and 60MW Bullmoose energy projects by April 2016.

Google agrees largest wind purchase

Google has agreed a 407MW deal with MidAmerican Energy to use wind energy to power its data centre in Council Bluffs in Iowa.

The internet giant's deal with the US utility, part of billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, is its largest renewable energy purchase to date.

Power for the Iowa data centre will come from several wind projects in MidAmerican's Wind VIII programme, which is aiming to bring more than 1GW of new wind power online by the end of 2015.

InterGen buys half of 155MW Mexico scheme

US power company InterGen has agreed to buy a 50% stake in the 155MW Energia Sierra Juarez project in Mexico from a Sempra Energy subsidiary.

The $300m scheme is located 70km east of San Diego and south of the US-Mexico border. InterGen bought the stake from IEnova, the majority-owned Mexican subsidiary of US utility Sempra Energy.

The first phase of the project is due to complete next year. San Diego Gas & Electric has signed a 20-year deal to buy power from the scheme.

Gamesa 4.5MW turbine makes Finnish debut

Gamesa has installed four of its G128-4.5MW turbines at the 18MW Simo wind farm, which is being developed in Lapland by Finnish firm TuuliWatti.

The Spanish manufacturer’s 4.5MW turbines have been designed to withstand low temperatures, and this is the first commercial wind farm where they have been installed.

The turbines are also the most powerful installed so far in Finland.

KfW IPEX-Bank invests in 46MW French farms

KfW IPEX-Bank is lending €65m to Boralex for the Fortel-Bonnieres and Saint-Francois wind farms in northern France, which total 46MW.

The German bank has entered a 15-year agreement with Borelax Europe, a subsidiary of Canadian developer Borelax.

The deal is due to complete this month. Construction is underway at both sites; and the two schemes are scheduled to complete in early 2015.

Finavera concludes 184MW Canada sale

Finavera Wind Energy has completed the sale of the 184MW Melkie wind farm project in British Columbia in Canada to US company Pattern Energy.

The Canadian developer has sold the project for C$28m. Construction is due to start towards the end of 2014, with the scheme operational in 2016.

The deal, announced last year, gives Pattern the option to buy Finavera’s 77MW Wildmare and 60MW Bullmoose energy projects by April 2016.

Google agrees largest wind purchase

Google has agreed a 407MW deal with MidAmerican Energy to use wind energy to power its data centre in Council Bluffs in Iowa.

The internet giant's deal with the US utility, part of billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, is its largest renewable energy purchase to date.

Power for the Iowa data centre will come from several wind projects in MidAmerican's Wind VIII programme, which is aiming to bring more than 1GW of new wind power online by the end of 2015.

InterGen buys half of 155MW Mexico scheme

US power company InterGen has agreed to buy a 50% stake in the 155MW Energia Sierra Juarez project in Mexico from a Sempra Energy subsidiary.

The $300m scheme is located 70km east of San Diego and south of the US-Mexico border. InterGen bought the stake from IEnova, the majority-owned Mexican subsidiary of US utility Sempra Energy.

The first phase of the project is due to complete next year. San Diego Gas & Electric has signed a 20-year deal to buy power from the scheme.

Gamesa 4.5MW turbine makes Finnish debut

Gamesa has installed four of its G128-4.5MW turbines at the 18MW Simo wind farm, which is being developed in Lapland by Finnish firm TuuliWatti.

The Spanish manufacturer’s 4.5MW turbines have been designed to withstand low temperatures, and this is the first commercial wind farm where they have been installed.

The turbines are also the most powerful installed so far in Finland.

KfW IPEX-Bank invests in 46MW French farms

KfW IPEX-Bank is lending €65m to Boralex for the Fortel-Bonnieres and Saint-Francois wind farms in northern France, which total 46MW.

The German bank has entered a 15-year agreement with Borelax Europe, a subsidiary of Canadian developer Borelax.

The deal is due to complete this month. Construction is underway at both sites; and the two schemes are scheduled to complete in early 2015.

Finavera concludes 184MW Canada sale

Finavera Wind Energy has completed the sale of the 184MW Melkie wind farm project in British Columbia in Canada to US company Pattern Energy.

The Canadian developer has sold the project for C$28m. Construction is due to start towards the end of 2014, with the scheme operational in 2016.

The deal, announced last year, gives Pattern the option to buy Finavera’s 77MW Wildmare and 60MW Bullmoose energy projects by April 2016.

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