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Wind Prospect’s diverse expertise continue to benefit the Waddi Wind Farm Project

09/11/2016

 Wind Prospect is excited to continue its involvement in both the planning and development of the Waddi Wind Farm, located approximately 150km north of Perth in the mid-west region of Western Australia’s wheatbelt.

Following the sale of the Waddi Wind Farm project to Trustpower Australia Pty Ltd in 2015, Wind Prospect has continued to work with Trustpower to ...

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Wind Energy Holding To Acquire CWP Renewables

15/03/2016

Wind Energy Holding Co., Ltd., (‘WEH’ or ‘the Company’), majority owned by the KPN Group and one of Thailand’s and Southeast Asia’s leading renewable energy companies, had announced that it has agreed to invest into CWP Renewables Pty., Ltd. (‘CWP’), a leading renewable energy developer and asset manager in Australia, from Continental ...

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Construction to Commence on CWP Renewables 260MW Sapphire Wind Farm

10/03/2016

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government has awarded developer CWP Renewables’ Sapphire Wind Farm a feed-in tariff of A$89.10 per MW/h for 100MW of capacity to power nearly 50,000 homes, giving the go ahead for construction. CWP Renewables is a joint venture between Wind Prospect and Continental Wind Partners.

Sapphire, located near Inverell in northern ...

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Wind Prospect's Q4 Newsletter 2015

28/09/2015

 Download our latest newsletter here.

Highlights include:

  • Wind Prospect’s first contract in Kazakhstan
  • Unified European asset management platform, WPO, launches
  • Poland’s new service for the 2016 Contracts for Difference auction system
  • ERS team support 1.6GW in South Africa’s latest round
  • ...

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Wind Prospect\'s Q4 2015 Newsletter

April Newsletter 2015

17/04/2015

Download our April newsletter here.

Highlights include:

  • Wind Prospect assists with the delivery of 27MW Lynt solar farm
  • Ireland manages 500MW portfolio
  • Poland launches construction management
  • Pioneering research could reduce project risk
  • Boco Rock's open day success
  • New recruits strengthen ...

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Download the April newsletter here.

November Newsletter 2014

31/10/2014

Download our November newsletter here. Highlights include:

 

  • Wind Prospect Africa secure first LTA role in Kenya
  • An extract from our Expert Series article, Investing in Measurements
  • Wind Prospect Polska complete 600MW of Due Diligence
  • WPO asset management portfolio reaches 1GW
  • News from Burnfoot ...

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Read Wind Prospect\'s November Newsletter

Boco Rock Wind Farm wins Community Engagement Award

30/07/2014

 CWP Renewables, a joint venture between Wind Prospect and Continental Wind Partners, was presented with the Clean Energy Council Community Engagement award at the GE Australia Gala Dinner at Clean Energy Week in Sydney in June. 

Mr Thornton, Acting Clean Energy Council Chief Executive said;

"It's official - Boco rocks. Building a wind farm is challenging, ...

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Boco Rock Wind Farm wins Community Engagement Award

Watch the Boco Rock wind farm blades unloading at Port of Eden

24/06/2014

Stage One of the Boco Rock Wind Farm will comprise 67 GE wind turbines (GE 1.6MW and 1.7MW) and will have an installed capacity of 113MW. The components for the 67 wind turbines comprising 201 tower sections, 201 blades, 67 nacelles and 67 hubs have been arriving from the Port of Eden, the local port being used for ocean shipments. Components are unloaded by ship-borne cranes ...

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The first turbine was erected in early June

June Newsletter 2014

11/06/2014

 Please download our latest newsletter, highlights include:

South African High Commissioner visits Wind Prospect, Blades Arrive at Boco Rock, Wind Prospect Launches in Germany, and more.

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June Newsletter 2014

Wind Prospect Launches in Germany

12/05/2014

Wind Prospect is pleased to announce the opening of its German subsidiary on May 1st close to Frankfurt and the financial headquarters of the European Union.

Headquartered in Darmstadt, Wind Prospect GmbH will be headed up by Wolfgang Kühn. Barrister and former executive director of specialised investment funds, Wolfgang brings with him fifteen years’ ...

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Boco Rock Wind Farm Turbine Components Arrive at site

29/04/2014

The first turbine components for Boco Rock Wind Farm near Nimmitabel (New South Wales, Australia) were delivered this week by road from the Port of Eden. CWP Renewables, acting as the Principal’s Representative on behalf of owners EGCO expect turbine installation to begin in May.

Adrian Oakey, CWP Renewables and Manager of the Boco Rock Wind Farm, said:

“This ...

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Boco Rock Turbine Components Arrive at Site

Wind Prospect Africa recognised for its commitment to B-BBEE with level two status

20/03/2014

Wind Prospect Africa is proud to announce an improvement in their Broad–Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) certification to a level two (2 of 8) contributor in 2014 from a level eight contributor in 2013.


B-BBEE is a certification scheme developed by the South African government to bring about a strong economy in South Africa that accurately reflects ...

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Wind Prospect Spring Newsletter

11/03/2014

Please download our latest newsletter, highlights include:

Continuing Construciton Success in Ireland, Nominated in the Philippines, Eight New Long-term Contracts Mark a Strong Year for Asset Management Service, Mexican First as ERS Team Map Panuco Site, First in Kenya and South African Round One End in Sight.

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Wind Prospect Spring Newsletter

First 2 South African Projects Over the Line

18/02/2014

Hopefield wind farm, became fully operational on the 1st Feburary 2014, making it the first project from Round One over the finish line. Hot on its heels was Van Stadens, achieving commercial operation just days later.

Hopefield wind farm, located 105Km north of Cape Town consists of 37 turbines with a capacity of 66MW. Wind Prospect originally acted as Technical Advisor ...

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Hopefield wind farm

Govt. Report Shows Wind Prospect as No.1 Developer in Australia

04/11/2013

A report released by the Australian Government has highlighted Wind Prospect as the No.1 developer in Australia.

The figures reported this week by Business Monitor, reveal the statistics as published by the Australian Bureau of Resource and Energy Economics.

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Wind Prospect - Number One in Australia

'New' GM Appointed to Cape Town Office

22/10/2013

Wind Prospect has accelerated its plans for growth in 2014 by appointing a new General Manager to head up its Cape Town business.

Oscar van Rooy, who joined Wind Prospect in August, has now been promoted to the role of General Manager ahead of schedule, allowing the internationally experienced engineer and MBA graduate to start laying the foundations for 2014 with immediate ...

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Oscar van Rooy Appointed as General Manager

Cape Town Totals 10.5GW of Advisory Projects

26/09/2013

Wind Prospect, has today announced that it has exceeded the 10GW mark for Advisory support in Africa, having secured and completed 98 wind energy contracts, totalling 10.5GW since setting up in Cape Town just three years ago.

With advice and support to major players in Africa - including GE Energy, Globeleq and Portuguese utility, EDP - Wind Prospect’s team has ...

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Wind Prospect is Project Manager on Dorper Wind Farm, South Africa

African Newsletter 2013

09/09/2013

Please download our South African newsletter produced for the WINDaba conference, September 25th - 27th at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Higlights include; Turbines Rising at Sout African Wind Farms, Dominating Due Diligence, Round 3: Boosting Project Value in Tough Locations, Gearing up for Asset Management, and an interview with Engineerign Manager ...

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African Newsletter 2013

First Sod Turned on 67-Turbine Boco

30/08/2013

Construction of the first 67 turbines on the Australian Boco Rock wind farm has officially commenced, following a ceremony at the site attended by key players including owners EGCO, local Federal Member of Parliament Mike Kelly, EPC contractors GE Energy and Downers, and the Wind Prospect CWP team.

The work represents the start of the first phase of the wind farm, which ...

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Key players at the launch stage of Boco Rock, including Thai owners EGCO, GE and Wind Prospect CWP

South Africa: First Turbine in the Ground at Dorper

08/08/2013

The first turbine has been successfully erected at Dorper Wind Farm.

The team are delivering the remaining 39 turbines to site and all 40 turbines are expected to be erected by March 2014.

Wind Prospect is acting as Owner’s Engineer on the project, on behalf of Rainmaker Energy and Sumimoto Corporation.

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First Turbine in the Ground at Dorper

Paris Office Move for Wind Prospect SAS

11/07/2013

We are pleased to announce that Wind Prospect SAS moved into its new registered address:

22, rue de Palestro
75 002 Paris
France
 

The new offices are more spacious and conveniently located within Paris, allowing us to better service the needs of our clients. Telephone, fax and email contact details remain unchanged.
 

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Boco Rock Wind Farm – Construction to Commence

27/06/2013

Wind Prospect is pleased to announce that following financial close on 26 June, construction of the first phase of the Boco Rock Wind Farm will commence in the third quarter of 2013. Stage One of the project comprises 67 turbines totalling 113 MW, spread over 13 properties.

Michael Vawser, Managing Director of Wind Prospect Pty said: “We have been working on the ...

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EMEA Newsletter

22/04/2013

Please download our EMEA newsletter, produced for the ICCI fair at Istanbul Expo Centre held in Turkey, April 2013.


 

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EMEA Newsletter

Polish Newsletter

18/04/2013

Please download our Polish newsletter, produced for the PWEA conference and exhibition held in Serock, April 2013.

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Wind Prospect Polish Newsletter

Ireland Newsletter - IWEA

26/03/2013

Please download our Irish newsletter, produced for the IWEA conference and exhibition held in Dublin, March 2013.

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Wind Prospect Ireland Newsletter

French Business Expands

14/03/2013

As part of a major strategy for growth, Wind Prospect SAS has integrated the staff and core activities of Wind Direct Services* into its business, taking on board four new employees and a wealth of wind and solar experience.

Toulouse-based Wind Direct Services was established in 2009, providing systems and services for the operation and maintenance of wind farms and solar ...

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Barthélémy Rouer - Expanding Wind Prospect in France

Survey Re-Affirms Wind Prospect as Market Leader in Energising Ireland

01/02/2013

International renewable energy business Wind Prospect has re-affirmed its standing in the Irish wind market, with involvement in 83% of all MWs energised across Ireland in 2012.

Figures published in a survey by IWEA (Irish Wind Energy Association) towards the end of 2012 anticipated the energisation of 221MW of projects - and with a total of 199MW energised, the reality ...

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Wind Prospect worked on Carrowleagh (34.2MW) in Ireland

Doubling of Asset Management Portfolio ‘UK & Ireland’

23/01/2013

The ‘UK & Ireland’ Asset Management portfolio of international renewable energy business, Wind Prospect, has more than doubled in the space of just 16 months, and prompted the team to seek new offices in Manchester.

Recent contract wins and the retention of existing portfolios has resulted in the team rapidly reaching 284MW of clients’ wind projects ...

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Wind Prospect\'s \'UK & Ireland\' Asset Management portfolio has more than doubled

Major Milestone for Bristol City Council Turbine Project

19/12/2012

Wind Prospect has delivered on a major milestone for Bristol City Council, by finalising the turbine supply agreement (TSA) with Nordex UK, for the Council’s twin-turbine wind energy project.

Around-the-clock negotiations across a two-week period resulted in Wind Prospect’s Advisory team finalising contracts with Nordex UK, for the supply of two 2.5MW N100 ...

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36MW Green Rigg Up and Running

05/12/2012

EDF Energy Renewables has announced the commissioning at Green Rigg wind farm in Northumberland. The wind farm was developed by Wind Prospect, and was project managed by Wind Prospect during the construction phase.

Green Rigg wind farm, near Otterburn, Northumberland, is equipped with eighteen turbines with an installed capacity of 36 MW. The wind farm could generate ...

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36MW Green Rigg Wind Farm, Northumberland

New Partnership Accelerates Polish Growth

23/11/2012

Wind Prospect Group has further strengthened its services capabilities in Poland by joining forces with Wroclaw-based engineering company, Ecovation Energy. The pair will now trade under the existing Wind Prospect Poland business.

The move immediately brings additional expertise to the Group’s expanding services business, and increases the total number staff employed ...

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Gaby Amiel (L) and Krzysztof Wojtysiak (R)

Scottish Wind Farm Attracts all the Right Attention

19/11/2012

Companies constructing one of the largest wind farms in the UK have attracted the attention of councils and statutory authorities in the Scottish Borders for all the right reasons.

The construction site at EDF Energy Renewables’ 48-turbine Fallago Rig wind farm has been identified by Scottish Borders Council as an example of good working practice.

The EDF ...

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Wind Prospect - Fallago Rig

Group Stands Firm on Solar Prospects in Australia

15/11/2012

Wind Prospect has confirmed that it remains committed to the development of solar energy projects in Australia following news that the proposed 250MW Solar Dawn project will no longer be progressed.

Earlier this week the Solar Dawn Consortium, which includes AREVA Solar, announced that it will not pursue development of the proposed solar thermal power facility near Chinchilla ...

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Wind Prospect stands firm on solar

New Contract Confirms Solar Prospect as a Market Leader

08/11/2012

Solar Prospect has signed an agreement to provide operating and forecasting services for a group of Solar PV generation plants in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (France), demonstrating Solar Prospect’s strength in the market.

The new contract involves crucial reporting to the network operators due to the nature of the high tension electrical network.

The plant, ...

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Solar Prospect

Snowtown Team Wins Praise from South Australian Government

07/11/2012

The team behind a major Australian wind farm has been praised for its commitment to renewable energy and its work with the community, during a session of the South Australian parliament.

Wind Prospect, TrustPower and Siemens Australia were all singled out during a session of state parliament (31 October 2012) for their work on Snowtown Stage 2.

During the October ...

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Snowtown Stage 1

Ecology Monitoring Well Underway at Little Raith

06/11/2012

Wind Prospect has commenced environmental monitoring and post construction ornithological assessments on the Little Raith project in Fife, Scotland for Kennedy Renewables.

The work, involving winter monitoring of pink footed geese and scavenger trials, is ensuring that the project complies with the planning conditions set out and agreed by Fife Council, ...

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Little Raith During Construction

Wind Prospect UK Newsletter - October 2012

31/10/2012

Please download our 'Renewable-UK Newsletter' produced for the Renewable-Uk conference and exhibition held in October 2012.

The newsletter is a summary of events mainly in the UK and contains a page summary of the work that we have won in 2012 so far.

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R-UK Newsletter

New Office Blows Positive Change

19/10/2012

The expansion of Wind Prospect Group, has propelled its Solihull team into new premises at Warwick House, taking a 3,846 sq ft letting.

The company which has been developing wind farms for almost two decades also provides advice and services to others within the renewable energy business across the globe and established a Solihull presence back in 2004.

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Vicki Burnett, Jones Lang LaSalle (centre) with Eva Gromadzki and Tony Gagnon

Services Team Takes the Higher Ground

10/09/2012

International renewable energy business Wind Prospect has expanded its services capabilities with the opening of a new office in the Highlands of Scotland.

The premises at Dochfour Business Park, near Inverness will initially service the team’s contracts at Berryburn wind farm in Morayshire (up to 78.3MW) and Baillie wind farm near Thurso (52.5MW) amongst others ...

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Wind Prospect new Inverness office

WP Services Gears for Growth

24/08/2012

International renewable energy business Wind Prospect has strengthened its global Wind Services Division with a major UK appointment, whilst at the same time gearing up its expertise in the Australian energy resource market.

The changes herald a major push by Wind Prospect as it seeks to grow its European, African and AsiaPac services divisions.

Achim Hoehne has ...

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Achim Hoehne - gearing for growth

Polish newsletter 2012

30/05/2012

Please download our 'Polish Newsletter' produced for the Polish Wind Energy Association conference held 22nd - 23rd May 2012.

This bulletin combines activities our Polish team have been undertaking, with news from around the world.

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Polish newsletter

Wind Prospect newsletter

28/05/2012

The latest Wind Prospect newsletter produced for EWEA, describing our latest activities in Europe and beyond.

Highlights include:

Joint venture in Poland

Work in Kazakhstan and Pakistan

South ...

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EWEA newsletter

Canadian sale funds global expansion

27/03/2012

 

Wind Prospect has announced the sale of its Canadian arm, Wind Prospect Inc, to Nova Scotia renewables specialist, Natural Forces Technologies.

Since establishing the Canadian business in 2006 Wind Prospect Inc has consented 64MW of projects, including all necessary planning approvals and grid connections.


Many of these projects were sold ...

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Nova Scotia

Irish newsletter

26/03/2012

Please download our 'Irish Newsletter' produced for the Irish Wind Energy Conference held in Dublin, 22nd & 23rd March 2012.

This document provides a round up of what has been going on in Wind Prospect projects across the island of Ireland.

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Irish newsletter 2012

Solar Dawn Continues to Advance

07/02/2012

The Solar Dawn Consortium continues to advance the development and commercial closure of its proposed 250 megawatt solar thermal power plant after being granted a time extension by the Commonwealth Government.

Project Director Anthony Wiseman said the Consortium, which includes AREVA Solar and Wind Prospect CWP, welcomed the extension as a confirmation of the progress ...

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Solar Dawn Continues to Advance

WP Guides 600MW through Round-1 Bidding

22/12/2011

The Cape Town office of Wind Prospect today announced that it has successfully steered 600MW of government-backed onshore wind projects through to ‘preferred bid status’ with the Department of Energy.

The success of Wind Prospect’s clients in securing 600MW of the total 633MW onshore wind energy projects comes as the company celebrates a successful first ...

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Solar Dawn receives Development Approval

13/12/2011

Chinchilla moved a step closer to becoming a solar power generation hub with the 250 megawatt Solar Dawn Project recently receiving Development Approval from the Western Downs Regional Council.

Solar Dawn spokesperson Andrew Dickson today confirmed that the Development Approval is a major milestone in the Project’s detailed design and development phase.

“The ...

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Solar Dawn Logo

Build begins on Fife’s first wind farm

23/08/2011

Wind Prospect is delighted to announce construction work has commenced on the Little Raith Wind Farm, Fife’s first commercial wind farm development.

Little Raith Wind Farm was acquired by Kennedy Renewables in September 2010 and work began on site in the first week of August. Wind Prospect is project managing ...

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Pat Madden, Wind Prospect

Newsletter

15/08/2011

Please see Wind Prospect’s newsletter describing our latest activities in the UK and beyond.

Highlights include

  • Our first wind master class
  • New construction project
  • Irish wind farm goes live
  • Office opening

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Newsletter

Turbine supply agreements that ensure return on investment

15/07/2011

As developers seek to capitalise on South Africa’s burgeoning wind energy market, it is crucial that a balance is struck between maximising energy production and minimising capital.

For a prospective wind farm developer, selecting a wind turbine supplier and closing a contract with the supplier are important ...

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Due Diligence Concludes on Sale of Caribbean Solar Project

04/07/2011

The solar arm of Wind Prospect, Solar Prospect, has completed the technical due diligence for the sale of 10 future Solar-PV projects in the French Caribbean.

The project which closed earlier this month involves OFI Infravia, Siemens and Deutsche Bank; all major players in the solar market.

Solar Prospect conducted the technical due diligence for the portfolio ...

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New Office in Singapore

01/07/2011

Wind Prospect is delighted to announce the opening of its first office in Singapore. The new base will provide a superb location from which to deliver development expertise and consultancy services for renewable energy investments across the South East Asian and South Asian regions; enabling a strong proposition as a local, reliable and cost-effective partner.

Wind Prospect ...

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Polish Team Secures 500m Met Mast Contract

22/06/2011

Global renewable energy company, Wind Prospect, has begun work to install five x 100m met masts throughout Poland before the end of the year, bringing the company’s total number installed in Poland to 30.

This latest contract was awarded to Wind Prospect by renewable energy developer Green Bear, as Green Bear continues to grow its 500MW portfolio across Eastern ...

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Met Mast Success

Wind Prospect Announced in Australia’s Largest Solar Energy Project

18/06/2011

The Australian arm of Wind Prospect has played a major role in winning the bid to develop the largest solar powered energy plant in the Southern Hemisphere.

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard made the announcement today, following an 18-month competitive process which started in late 2009.

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Consortium representatives from AREVA Solar, CS Energy and Wind Prospect with research partner Unive

Wind Prospect Polish Newsletter

13/04/2011

Please download our 'Polish Newsletter' produced for the Polish Wind Energy Association conference held 12th - 14th April 2011.

This document describes some of the activities our Polish team have been recently undertaking.

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Wind Prospect Polish newsletter

Irish Newsletter

24/03/2011

Please download our 'Irish Newsletter' produced for the Irish Wind Energy Conference held in Dublin, 24th & 25th March 2011.

This document provides a round up of what has been going on in Wind Prospect projects across the island of Ireland.

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Irish Newsletter 2011

Wind Prospect purchase Triton for hire in Poland

17/03/2011

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Scottish Secretary Opens EDF Energy Renewables’ First Scottish Windfarm

22/11/2010

The Secretary of State for Scotland, Michael Moore MP, officially opened EDF Energy Renewables’ first wind farm in Scotland, on 22 November.

The 19 turbine wind farm is situated in Mr Moore’s constituency at Longpark, near Galashiels, and is capable of generating enough electricity to power 19,000 homes each year – the equivalent of powering enough ...

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Scottish Secretary Michael Moore surveys the landscape at Longpark (courtesy EDF)

Wind Prospect SAS Acquires Stake in French Wind Farm

06/10/2010

Wind Prospect (France) has completed the acquisition of a 10% stake in SEM Energies Renouvelables (SEMER) including part-ownership of a 12MW wind farm near Issoudun in Central France

The deal has been concluded by Wind Prospect’s Paris office and includes an agreement for the company to handle the commercial and technical management of the wind assets of the acquired ...

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Les Tilleuls (Courtesy of La Ville d\'Issoudun)

Services Division Targets Number One Slot in Africa

11/08/2010

Leading independent renewable energy group, Wind Prospect, today announced its intention to open a new office in South Africa and immediately set its sights on becoming the number one service provider to the African wind market by 2012.

Since launching its Developer Services business in 2009, Wind Prospect has opened offices in emerging markets across Europe including ...

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Boco Rock 270MW Wind Farm Granted Development Approval

10/08/2010

Wind Prospect CWP is pleased to announce that the Boco Rock Wind Farm has been granted Development Approval by the NSW Government. The project, located 6 km south west of Nimmitabel and approximately 40 km south of Cooma on the Monaro plains, will comprise up to 122 wind turbines spread over 17 different properties. The wind farm has the potential to produce over 840,000 megawatt ...

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Boco Rock Wind Farm Granted Approval

Wind Prospect in Sunday Times 'International Track 100'

12/07/2010

The Sunday Times ‘International Track 100’ has this week listed Wind Prospect among Britain’s private firms with the fastest growing overseas sales.

The figures published by the Sunday Times show Wind Prospect at no.27 in the list, with a growth in international sales of over 95% between years 2006 – 2008.

Listed amongst other companies ...

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International Track 100 Logo

Consent Achieved on Fenland Wind Farm Site

24/05/2010

Planning permission for a Fens wind farm has been granted by the Planning Inspectorate, following an appeal against the decision made by Peterborough City Council to refuse the scheme.

The 7-turbine Nutsgrove development is a joint venture between partners Wind Prospect Developments and Ridgewind. It will have a maximum capacity of 14MW and be sufficient to power the ...

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Irish Newsletter March 2010

22/04/2010

Please download our 'Irish Newsletter' produced for the Irish Wind Energy Conference held in Dublin, 25th & 26th March 2010.

This document provides a round up of what has been going on in Wind Prospect projects across the island of Ireland.

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Irish Newsletter March 2010

Welsh Minister Opens Largest On-Site Wind Project

15/03/2010

Wales’ environment minister Jane Davidson has officially opened two wind turbines developed, constructed and now operated by Wind Direct at the site of Solutia Chemicals, Newport.

The Wind Direct project, which is the largest of its kind in Wales, was also fittingly chosen as the background to the launch of the Welsh Assembly Government’s Energy Policy Statement ...

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Welsh Minister Jane Davidson speaking at the Launch

AGL hit the green light on Hallett 5

26/02/2010

AGL Energy Limited (AGL) have announced it has entered into agreements for the construction of the 52.5MW Hallett 5 wind farm at the Bluff Range in the mid-north of South Australia.  Wind Prospect first gained Council consent for this project in 2004. 

Construction will begin in July 2010 with completion anticipated in December ...

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Power of Scotland - Wind Prospect's Portfolio Blossoms

24/02/2010

Wind Prospect is starting 2010 determined to live up to its catchphrase - providing services and consultancy “from the people who build their own”.

And the Group is starting with a bang as the Edinburgh team prepares to submit a Section 36 application for the 81MW Braemore wind farm.

The project, which is being developed in partnership with Alpha Wind, ...

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Longpark under construction

Contract Win as Nova Scotia Powers Ahead with Wind

28/01/2010

Wind Prospect Inc. has been awarded a contract to develop the Fairmont Wind Farm in Nova Scotia, Canada, by Nova Scotia Power.

The 4MW development in Antigonish County will become only one of a small number of wind farms to be developed in Nova Scotia since 2007, as the Province accelerates in earnest towards its renewable energy target of 25% by 2015.

The Fairmont ...

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European Expansion for Wind Prospect

08/01/2010

Wind Prospect is set to bolster its European expansion with the opening of offices in both Istanbul and Warsaw during the first quarter of 2010.

The news comes hot on the heels of an announcement by Wind Prospect that it has secured a major European contract covering several countries, including Poland, Bulgaria and Sweden.

Wind Prospect has already recruited ...

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Wales’ Largest On-Site Wind Project Operational at Solutia Chemicals (UK)

15/12/2009

The largest on-site wind generation project in Wales became operational yesterday as turbine blades started turning at Solutia Chemicals (UK).

Having completed the testing phase, the two 2.5MW wind turbines are now fully operational and will supply up to a third of the chemical company’s needs at the site in Newport, Wales.

Solutia is the second chemical ...

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View from Turbine 2

Wind Prospect breaks the UK's 4GW barrier

19/10/2009

The 38MW Longpark wind farm which was developed and constructed by Wind Prospect, will be owned by EDF Energy Renewables. Chief executives of both companies, Euan Cameron and Vincent de Rivaz visited the site during June 2009 (see picture).

Having developed the UK's 2nd wind farm in 1992 (Haverigg), Wind Prospect have one of the longest track records in the ...

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Chief executives Vincent de Rivaz (left) and Euan Cameron visiting Longpark during construction

Armaec Energy chooses know-how of Wind Prospect for 400MW Indian portfolio

05/10/2009

Wind Prospect has been appointed to provide development and engineering consultancy services on nine wind power projects across India for the Armaec Energy Group.

Wind Prospect is reviewing over 400MW of projects which are at varying stages of development in the states of Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. The company will provide support to the projects ...

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An operational wind farm as viewed from sites being reviewed by Wind Prospect in India

GE Energy Award Wind Prospect Major Consultancy Contract

24/09/2009

Wind Prospect’s consultancy division has signed a five-year contract to provide development and technical services to GE Energy.

Wind Prospect will begin by managing the development of over 700MW of wind power projects within Poland, Bulgaria, Sweden and Romania, with further schemes already identified.

Where existing developers have already been assigned ...

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How ReNews reported the GE Energycontract

Major Update on Hong Kong Offshore Wind Farm

03/08/2009

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report on the Proposed Offshore Wind Farm Project Approved

Wind Prospect and CLP today welcome the approval of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report on the proposed offshore wind farm project. The approval represents an important milestone to realising ...

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Hong Kong Offshore Wind Farm

Major milestone on road to maiden Hong Kong project

18/06/2009

Reproduced with kind permission of REnews:

Wind Prospect and local partner CLP Holdings have overcome a significant hurdle on the way to building a 200MW wind farm in the waters off Hong Kong. Planning authorities have approved the project’s environmental impact assessment for public inspection, kicking off 30 days of open consultation ...

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Hong Kong renews article

Boco Rock website goes LIVE

19/12/2008

www.bocorockwindfarm.com.au

A new interactive website has been launched, to keep local residents and the community informed of progress on the proposed Boco Rock Wind Farm, 10km south east of Nimmitabel, in New South Wales, Australia.

The website has been established ...

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Nimmitabel

The deep south of New Zealand in the spotlight

08/12/2008

5 members of the Wind Prospect team attended a Public Exhibition Open Day that was held at the Wyndham Memorial Town Hall.  Wyndham is located approximately 80km from Invercargill in the deep south of New Zealand. 

Approximately 70 local residents and interested guests visited between ...

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Slopedown Public Exhibition Open Day

Corporate News - Latin American

11/11/2008

A Corporate Newsletter was produced in Spanish for Wind Expo LAWEA held at Expo, Guadalajara, Mexico from the 5th - 7th Novemeber 2008.

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Snowtown renamed Windtown

02/11/2008

Stage 1 of the Snowtown Wind Farm was officially launched on Sunday 2nd November with a "fair dinkum" Australian experience in the Mid North of South Australia, approximately 2 hours drive north of Adelaide. 

The local community enjoyed a day of live music, market stalls, childrens activities, photography ...

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Suzlon turbine blade erected in Snowtown

Wind Prospect chalks up win

23/10/2008

Developer Wind Prospect has been given the go ahead to build the 9.9MW Merlin wind farm in Chatham Kent, Ontario.

The UK company this week secured its ‘conditional zoning consent’ under the Canadian province’s Standard Offer Programme.

It is expected to break ...

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Wind Prospect launch French business

14/10/2008

Wind Prospect celebrated the launch of their new independent French business Wind Prospect SAS at The Musée des Arts et Métiers, Paris on the 14th October 2008.

Wind Prospect has been operating in France for the past year as a division of Wind Prospect Group, but Wind Prospect SAS will now stand alone ...

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Purchase advice on 600MW US offshore wind farm

29/07/2008

Over the summer of 2007 Wind Prospect acted as technical and commercial advisors to Babcock & Brown before they decided to acquire Bluewater Wind LLC along with the proposed Delaware 600MW offshore wind farm.

We advised on turbine selection, grid connection, installation vessels, permitting, capital & operating ...

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Wind Prospect in Top 100 Fastest Growing companies

03/12/2007

Wind Prospect the international wind energy developer has entered this year's Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100. The well respected league table, published at the weekend for the 11th year, records the growth of Britain's fastest-growing private unquoted companies.

Wind Prospect is mentioned in the early pages and ...

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Carbon Neutral achieved

01/03/2007

Wind Prospect Pty Ltd has recently become a carbon neutral company.

By measuring the net greenhouse gas emissions associated with our electricity use, flights, vehicular travel, waste and paper use, we have been able to offset these emissions through the purchase of:

Carbon Neutral

Australia Gas and Light to Construct Brown Hill Range Wind Farm

31/01/2006

Australian Gas and Light (AGL) announced today that it would construct the 95 MW, $236m Hallett Wind Farm. This project was developed by Wind Prospect and was formerly known as the Brown Hill Range wind farm. ...

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Brown Hill Wind Farm

Wind Prospect in Fiji

01/10/2005

Wind Prospect is expanding its presence in the Asia Pacific region with the provision of engineering support for Fiji's Butoni Wind Farm, which is currently in the construction phase. Butoni is located in the southwest corner of the island of Viti Levu.

Butoni Wind Farm will be Fiji's first large-scale wind farm, ...

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Butoni wind farm location

Carbon Neutral Project begins

01/08/2005

Wind Prospect has embarked on a new project - becoming a carbon neutral company. By reducing our net greenhouse gas emissions to zero, we will be furthering our commitment to slowing climate change.

Although we play an important role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions through our wind farm development work, ...

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Canunda Wind Farm opened by State Premier

01/04/2005

The Canunda wind farm in South Australia has now been officially opened by Premier Mike Rann. The wind farm is the first to be fully commissioned in South Australia\'s south east and only the second in the state. It is a joint development between developer Wind Prospect, owner International Power (Australia) and Vestas, the turbine manufacturer.

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