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Airvolution Continue Shopping For Acquisitions


Airvolution Energy Ltd has announced the acquisition of a second consented wind project from the Wind Prospect Group with a view to financing and building out the project within the next year.

The consented project, 5MW Kinegar Quarry in the Scottish Borders, is the second project purchased since the Company announced its active search for acquisitions in May this year.
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Boco Rock Wind Farm wins Community Engagement Award


 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

Turbines at Extension to Burnfoot Hill Wind Farm Erected


Two new turbines have been erected at Burnfoot Hill Wind Farm, completing the planned extension of the site.

Work to construct and commission the turbines was completed on schedule earlier this month by a construction team from EDF Energy Renewables who own and operate the existing Burnfoot Hill wind farm. The team worked alongside Wind Prospect who acted as “clients ...

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Burnfoot Hill Extension near the end of construction

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


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


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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

South African High Commissioner visits Wind Prospect


His Excellency Mr Obed Mlaba, High Commissioner for South Africa in the UK, visited the Bristol office of Wind Prospect on 21st May during a two day visit to the region organised by the South West Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

The selection of Wind Prospect to discuss the South African renewables market with the delegation reflects the company’s extensive ...

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Mr Obed Mlaba, High Commissioner for South Africa in the UK visits Wind Prospect

Wind Prospect Launches in Germany


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


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 turbine to power potato packaging plant


Wind turbine to power potato packaging plant
• The nation’s leading potato supplier will be greener thanks to power from new wind turbine
• Completion of deal between UK’s leading supplier of fresh potatoes and Triodos Renewables

Renewable energy company, Triodos Renewables Plc, and Greenvale, the UK’s ...

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


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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First in Kenya


Wind Prospect Africa is gearing up to provide Lender’s Technical Advisor (LTA) services to Kenyan bank Stanbic, on the 61MW Kinangop wind farm in Kenya.

Kinangop was developed by Aeolus Kenya and is one of the largest proposed wind generation schemes in East Africa. To date Wind Prospect has provided advice on eight projects in Kenya, however, this is the ...

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Wind Prospect Spring Newsletter


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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


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

Second Extension to Burnfoot Hill Wind Farm Approved


A six-turbine extension to Burnfoot Hill Wind Farm located in the Ochil Hills, was granted planning consent at appeal this week.

The 12 megawatt (MW) Rhodders Wind Farm development will be located immediately to the west of the operational 13 turbine wind farm, which is owned and operated by EDF Energy Renewables.

Wind Prospect Developments Ltd, on behalf of EDF ...

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Burnfoot Hill Wind Farm

Revised Breaker Hill Wind Farm proposal submitted


Wind Prospect Developments Ltd, on behalf of EDF Energy Renewables, has submitted a planning application to South Ayrshire Council for Breaker Hill Wind Farm, located approximately 7.5km south of Girvan and 2.7km north east of Colmonell.

A planning application for a wind farm at Breaker Hill was submitted in 2009 for 15 wind turbines each 99 metres from the ...

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


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


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


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

Monaincha Bog Construction Taking Shape


Wind Prospect are engaged by Element Power as Project Managers for the Monaincha Bog Wind Farm at Roscrea, County Tipperary, Ireland.

The project is currently in construction and consists of 15 no. N117 Nordex 2.4 MW turbines. All the turbine foundations are being piled due to poor ground conditions.

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Piling Rig for Turbine Foundations at Monaincha Bog

Saddle Hill Wind Farm proposed for eastern Scotland


Wind Prospect Developments Ltd, on behalf of EDF Energy Renewables, is considering developing a wind energy project north west of Kilry, Scotland, named Saddle Hill Wind Farm. The site is located within the local authority areas of Angus Council and Perth & Kinross Council.

The proposal is for up to 22 wind turbines each with an installed ...

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