Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Irish firm touts wind farm plans in Boone County - Rockford, IL - Rockford Register Star

The wind farm envisioned by Dublin-based Mainstream Renewable Power would stretch across 6,200 acres, mostly in LeRoy Township, said Boone County Board Vice Chairman Marshall New-
house, who discussed the project Wednesday night with fellow board members.

Company representatives met earlier Wednesday with Newhouse, County Board Chairman Bob Walberg, County Administrator Ken Terrinoni, County Engineer Rich Lundin and Belvidere-Boone County interim Planning Director Kathy Miller at Belvidere City Hall, where the city-county planning department is located.

Click on the following for more details on the Rockford Register Star article:  Irish firm touts wind farm plans in Boone County - Rockford, IL - Rockford Register Star

Other News Stories regarding:  Mainstream Renewable Power

Chicago, IL: Goldwind USA, the US arm of the world’s 5th largest wind turbine manufacturer, was informed by the Illinois Power Agency recently that it had been selected to provide energy from the 106.5 MW Shady Oaks project in Lee County, Illinois. As part of the successful bid, Goldwind will now acquire the project from Mainstream Renewable Power, the well-known global wind farm developer with whom they partnered to participate in the IPA’s competitive process.

The project will be governed by a 20 year renewable energy offtake agreement from ComEd through the Illinois Power Agency’s long term procurement plan and will be Goldwind’s second turbine project in the United States …For more of this story:

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