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EDEN PRAIRIE, today confirmed it has entered into long term wind development rights agreements covering an aggregate of 650 acres located in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Grosser Mountain Wind I, LLC is the WEA's first Pennsylvania wind energy project and is located northeast of Harrisburg. At project build-out, WEA anticipates 20 MW, or more, of power generating capacity from Grosser Mountain Wind I ("GMW").Collection of site specific wind data will commence at GMW with the installation of a 60 meter (200 ft.) NRG Systems meteorological tower transmitting data back to EAPC Wind Energy, via an Iridium satellite uplink. Contracts for installation and monitoring of the wind data have been executed. While wind data is collected, additional important development milestones including, without limitation, interconnection engineering, turbine engineering and obtaining turbine debt financing, must be completed by WEA. Accordingly, WEA cautions that project commissioning (completion) at GMW is not expected until at least the end of the WEA's fiscal 2011-12 year, or later depending upon future events.This project is one of several in WEA's project pipeline, initiated by the current management team prior to joining WEA in November of 2009. "Moving forward with our Pennsylvania project will help Wind Energy America make progress

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The Suzlon Energy Limited - SWOT Analysis company profile is the essential source for top-level company data and information. Suzlon Energy Limited - SWOT Analysis examines the company's key business structure and operations, history and products, and provides summary analysis of its key revenue lines and strategy.Suzlon Energy (Suzlon) is engaged in the manufacture and sale of wind turbine generators (WTGs) and components. It provides various wind energy solutions including wind resource mapping, site identification and development, installation, operation, and maintenance services. The company has operations across Americas, Asia, Australia, and Europe. It is headquartered in Pune, India and employs about 14,000 people. The company recorded revenues of INR260,817 million ($5,691 million) in the financial year ended March 2009 (FY2009), an increase of 90.7% over FY2008. The operating profit of the company was INR22,184.7 million ($484.1 million) in FY2009, an increase of 23.5% over FY2008. The net profit was INR2,364.8 million ($51.6 million) in FY2009, a decrease of 77% compared with FY2008.CompaniesandMarkets.com provides a wide range of research reports, industry statistics and competitive intelligence on the environmental market.Topics covered include alternative energy, clean technology, wind energy, renewables, biodiesel, solar pv, photovoltaic, green energy, fuel cell, bioethanol, offshore wind energy and

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Western Wind Energy Corp ("Western Wind or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has closed a Non-Brokered private placement offering (the "PP Offering") of 2,593,300 units ("Units") at a price of $1.10 per Unit for gross proceeds of $2,852,630. Each Unit is comprised of one (1) common share and one half (1/2) of one share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant entitles the holder to purchase one (1) additional common share for a period of two years at a price of $1.50 per share. The hold periods for the Units and the underlying securities expires on dates from October 31, 2010 to November 7, 2010.In addition to the PP Offering, Western Wind is in the final stages of closing a corporate loan from an institutional investor for US$2 million ("Debt Offering). The loan bears interest at 10% per annum and will be come due on June 30, 2011. Western Wind will issue, subject to approval of the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange"), an aggregate of up to 463,471 bonus shares, or such other number of shares which may be allowed under applicable Exchange policies.Western Wind has also agreed to pay in connection with these transactions a cash finder's fee

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The Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) has adopted rules to encourage the development of more small wind generation systems across Iowa and help the state continue to be a leader in renewable energy. The rules are for a State program to simplify and encourage small wind generation systems (100 Kilowatts or less nameplate capacity) being interconnected with electric utilities, through the establishment of small wind innovation zone designations in political subdivisions.The new program stems from House File 810 enacted by the Iowa Legislature in 2009. In March 2010, a model ordinance for establishing an expedited local government approval process for small wind generation systems was completed by the Iowa League of Cities, the Iowa State Association of Counties, the Iowa Environmental Council, the Iowa Wind Energy Association, and representatives from the utility industry.To be designated as a small wind innovation zone, a political subdivision (including but not limited to a city, county, township, school district, community college, area education agency, institution under control of the State Board of Regents, or any other local commission, association, or tribal council) must either adopt or be within the boundaries of a local government that adopts the model ordinance.In addition, an area seeking designation as

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LGC Skyrota Wind Energy Corp. announces that it has engaged Wellington West Capital Inc. on a best efforts agency basis, to complete a private placement (the "Offering") of up to $1,000,000 principal amount of 10% convertible debentures (the "Debentures"). The Offering is expected to be completed on or before September 30, 2010.The Debentures are to be priced at $1,000 principal amount per Debenture, bear interest at a rate of 10% per annum, payable semi-annually, and mature five years from the date of closing. The Debentures are to be convertible into common shares in the capital of the Company (each a "Common Share"), at the option of the holder at any time prior to maturity, at a conversion price of $0.125 per Common Share. The Company may redeem the Debentures on the first, second, third and fourth year anniversary from the date of closing. The payment of principle of and interest on the Debentures will be subordinated to the prior payment in full of senior indebtedness of the Company, but will rank pari passu with all future debentures issued by the Company.Wellington West will earn 7% of the gross proceeds of the Offering, plus broker warrants exercisable to purchase the number

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"Atlantic Offshore Wind Energy Consortium" Opens Up New Perspectives for Offshore Wind ProjectsSecond Offshore Summit in Rostock in September 2010: Knowledge Exchange Between Representatives of German and U.S. Government Agencies and International Offshore ExpertsThe United States are starting to rely increasingly on ocean wind for energy generation. Last month, the "Atlantic Offshore Wind Energy Consortium" was established: U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and the governors from Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina signed a Memorandum of Understanding to streamline offshore projects that span multiple states and to optimize expertise across state boundaries. "I am very pleased to be joining with the governors of Atlantic coastal states to promote the safe and environmentally responsible development of the exceptional wind energy resources off our coasts," Salazar said.The U.S. offshore market is growing at a fast pace: At the beginning of 2009, there were 5 offshore projects off the coasts of the U.S., at the end of 2009, there were 20. The target is 54 GW offshore capacity by 2030. At present, 83 percent of all offshore turbines are manufactured in Europe, which means great export opportunities to the U.S.

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It would appear that budding opportunities for market growth in the Western European wind energy sector blow strongest to the North.A study from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.energy.frost.com), Investment Opportunities in the Wind Energy Sector in Europe, reveals that Sweden has the highest potential market growth in Western Europe. The Scandinavian powerhouse boasts the most conducive environment for the growth of the wind energy market.Sweden presents an attractive market, due to promising wind resources, the large size of the country and relatively small population. With enough land for the installation of numerous wind farms, whose production would surpass internal demand, Sweden could export electricity and thereby earn more revenue, while assisting countries without similar assets and growing demand for electricity.Although the support system in Sweden (which is the green certificate and quota obligation system) has been less successful than the feed-in-tariff system, installed wind capacity in the country doubled in 2007 and 2008, resulting in an increase of government support for both onshore and offshore wind energy sectors. At the beginning of 2009, there were 10 onshore projects under construction and 18 with permits.According to Frost & Sullivan's green energy team, the electricity generated from wind energy is expected to rise

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Welwind Energy International Corp. (the "Company") announces that China company officials will be leaving for Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China on July 4, 2010. The company will be in negotiations to acquire an 80% interest in an existing 100 MW wind farm. This is an advanced phase wind energy project with significant expansion potential.The company is preparing a series of updates that will be released in the coming weeks as part of its Investor Awareness Program. Updates on the company via news releases, the website, newsletter programs and conference calls will facilitate timely updates to current and potential investors. Investors are encouraged to sign onto the company site and register for the newsletter mailing list, to be included in this program.The company is solidifying news on the Zhanjiang wind farm project. Final confirmation of news is expected within the next 10 days.ABOUT WELWINDWelwind Energy International Corp. is committed to providing the best resource option available for renewable energy, protecting our environment, empowering communities, bolstering local economies and respecting the rights of future generations.Welwind Energy International was founded to build, own and operate wind farms on an international scale. The company's goal is to become a leading provider of clean energy products

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Ruukki has agreed with the Norwegian company Aker Verdal AS on the delivery of steel structures for the Nordsee Ost wind farm project to be built offshore from Germany in the North Sea. Steel structure deliveries for the jacket foundations of offshore wind turbines are a new entry for Ruukki. Offshore wind turbine towers are anchored to the sea bed by huge piles and massive 12-metre welded structures are used to fasten the wind turbine towers to their jacket foundations. Ruukki's delivery includes a total of 240 of these individual structures to anchor the towers and join the structures together.Manufacture of the steel structures for offshore wind turbines in the North Sea will begin in Ruukki's plant in Kalajoki, Finland in the fourth quarter of this year. Deliveries will last for about a year, and the project will employ about one hundred people at the Kalajoki plant."We have long worked together with Ruukki in the offshore industry. Ruukki's ability to provide total delivery ranging from raw material to ready components enables more efficient project supply chain management," says a spokesperson from Aker Verdal about the cooperation with Ruukki."The wind power industry is one of our strategic focus areas. Steel

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The release by ENTSO-E of the revised pilot Ten-Year Network Development Plan (TYNDP) today"marks a useful step towards a much-needed European electricity grid that interconnects nationalelectricity systems, benefits consumers, and enables the integration of large amounts of wind energy"according to Justin Wilkes, Policy Director of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA).The pilot TYNDP acknowledges that "large grid investments must be undertaken at a quicker pacethan during the last years so as to achieve the contemplated EU 2020 targets."However, it only reflects the current plans of the TSOs and not the targets of the EU and its memberstates. ENTSO-E promises to take into account the Renewable Energy Action Plans (NREAPs) thatMember States will submit to the European Commission this year. As a result, the report currently onlyenvisages that 25.5% of the power demand in the EU will be supplied by RES in 2020 - considerablyless than the 34% of electricity that the European Commission thinks will be provided by RES by 2020. 

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