Kimberly-Clark to Power Mills with Wind Energy

Kimberly-Clark Corporation has made a major commitment to renewable energy with agreements to annually purchase approximately 245 MW of electricity from two new wind power projects in Texas and Oklahoma. The renewable energy supplied by the wind farms is equivalent to about one-third of the electricity needs of Kimberly-Clark’s North American manufacturing operations and will …

GM To Buy 200 Megawatts Of Wind Energy For Ohio & Indiana Facilities

US automotive behemoth GM has announced it will purchase 200 megawatts worth of wind energy to meet 100% of the electricity needs of its Ohio and Indiana manufacturing facilities. GM announced this week that it will buy a total of 200 megawatts (MW) worth of wind energy from two separate wind farms, one each in …

Siemens Gamesa Awarded Mammoth 300 Megawatt Wind Turbine Order In China

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced this week that it had received one of its largest ever Chinese wind turbine order, for 300 megawatts set to be delivered to Inner Mongolia. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the result of a merger between the two named companies, Siemens’ Wind Power business & Spanish wind energy company Gamesa, …

DONG Energy Partners With NaiKun Wind Energy Group To Develop 2 Gigawatt British Columbia...

Danish offshore wind energy giant DONG Energy has signed a Letter of Intent with the Canadian NaiKun Wind Energy Group for exclusive rights to the Haida Energy Field Offshore Wind Project in British Columbia, an offshore wind location with up to 2 gigawatts of potential capacity. DONG Energy, one of Europe’s leading offshore wind developers, …

Scotland Breaks Another Wind Power Record

Scotland is celebrating yet another record-breaking month for wind power, new figures show. Scottish wind turbines provided 846,942 megawatt hours of electricity to the National Grid, enough to supply the power needs of 2.25 million, or 93 percent of, Scottish households, according to WWF Scotland. That’s 33 percent more homes than the same time last …

Walney Extension World’s First To Use 8.25 Megawatt Wind Turbines

The 330 megawatt Walney Extension West offshore wind farm has begun wind turbine installation and will go down as the world’s first offshore wind project to use wind turbines rated at 8.25 megawatts. Located in the Irish Sea off the coast of the North West of England, the Walney Extension West offshore wind project recently …