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Northern Power Systems’ wind turbine fleet exceeds two million hours of operation

NPS™ 100 turbines deliver industry leading 98+% availability BARRE, VT, USA (August 29, 2012) – Northern Power Systems (www.northernpower.com), a next-generation wind turbine company, announced that its NPS 100 permanent magnet direct drive (PM/DD) wind turbine fleet has achieved more than two million hours of operation. The Company’s 100 kW fleet has been operating at more than 98% availability since 2008, which means that turbine owners benefit from high energy production and little downtime. Over one hundred seventy five NPS 100 wind turbines are installed […]

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Burke Mountain celebrates installation of wind turbine

EAST BURKE, VT, USA (October 26, 2011) – Reinforcing its commitment to provide skiers and riders with an authentic Vermont experience, Burke Mountain today celebrated a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new Northern Power 100 kW wind turbine at the summit of Burke Ski Mountain. “The wind turbine marks a key addition in the long term sustainability plan for Burke Mountain” said Tim McGuire, VP & General Manager at Burke Mountain. “The turbine is anticipated to produce up to 300,000 kWh annually or approximately 15%-20% […]

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Mayor gives gift of wind to local school

McGlynn Elementary & Middle School, Medford, MA Medford, Massachusetts is a thriving residential and business community with the Boston skyline as its backdrop. This small city is home to over 55,000 residents and a university. In 2004, Mayor Michael McGlynn created the Medford Clean Energy Committee in an effort to become a municipal leader in the use of clean power. Through this effort, the city identified a wind turbine as an ideal solution to meet its 21st century goals of energy independence. The enthusiasm for […]

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Teacher brings the lessons of wind power right to the classroom

Lessons of wind power in the classroom: Wausau East High School Lauren Ebbecke, Energy Educator of the Year for Wisconsin, wanted to do more than teach energy lessons from a textbook. With the support of the school district, the local community and a private foundation, she led the creation of Wisconsin’s first High School Renewable Energy Center, featuring Northern Power’s NPS 100-21 wind turbine. Gaining local approval for the project was easy, given the NPS 100’s right fit, reliable, safe and quiet operation, and ample […]

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Northern Power Systems announces strong commercial momentum for new 2.3MW direct drive wind turbine

Completed extensive testing, received new order, and expanded product offering; strong commercial momentum for new 2.3MW direct drive wind turbine BARRE, VT, USA – May 23, 2011 – Northern Power Systems, Inc. (www.northernpower.com), a manufacturer of next-generation permanent magnet direct drive (PM/DD) wind turbines, is pleased to announce strong commercial momentum for its new 2.3 MW PM/DD wind turbine, the “NPS 2.3”. Following initial introduction of the NPS 2.3 at the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) annual conference in March, the Company has now successfully […]

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Northern Power Systems wind turbines financed by US Export-Import Bank

U.S. wind turbine company exports to Italy BARRE, VT – March 15, 2011 – Northern Power Systems, Inc. (www.northernpower.com), a next-generation wind turbine manufacturer, announced today that it has secured U.S. Export-Import Bank (“Ex-Im Bank”) financing for the export of permanent magnet direct drive (PM/DD) Northern Power® 100 wind turbines to Italy.  These community wind projects will be developed in partnership with PurEnergy, a leading wind energy developer based in Bisaccia, Italy, and will be financed by the Ex-Im Bank in cooperation with RB International […]

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Northern Power Systems introduces new 2.3MW permanent magnet direct drive wind turbine

The Northern Power® 2.3 offers customers more power, more of the time for a better bottom line BARRE, VT, USA – March 14, 2011 – Northern Power Systems, Inc. (www.northernpower.com), a next-generation wind turbine manufacturer, announced today the introduction of the  Northern Power 2.3 permanent magnet direct drive (PM/DD) wind turbine designed for the onshore utility wind market. This breakthrough product is being launched at the European Wind Energy Association Annual Event in Brussels, Belgium March 14-17, 2011. Additionally, Northern Power Systems today announced that […]

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Northern Power Systems partners with Harvest the Wind Network

BARRE, VT – November 17, 2010 – Northern Power Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of next-generation direct-drive wind turbines, today announced a partnership with Harvest the Wind Network. The Harvest the Wind Network was born out of a 4th generation family business – BTI Inc. BTI Wind Energy formed the Harvest the Wind Network of dealers to sell, service, and support wind energy products across North America. “We are very excited to be partnering with Harvest the Wind Network” said Parthiv Amin, President of the […]

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Northern Power Systems acquires blade manufacturing capability

Blade manufacturing capability added to industry leading community-scale wind turbine business BARRE, VT – November 10, 2010 – Northern Power Systems, Inc. (www.northernpower.com), a leading manufacturer of next generation direct-drive wind turbines, today announced the acquisition of the assets of Knight & Carver Wind Group’s community wind turbine blade manufacturing business. This acquisition will strengthen Northern Power’s ability to deliver world-class high quality wind turbines to customers in the rapidly growing community wind marketplace. “To compete in the global marketplace today, a successful wind turbine […]

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First community in Canada with wind powered wastewater treatment plant

Harnessing an island’s natural resource: Kensington, PEI The strong coastal winds that blow on Prince Edward Island (PEI) are no secret — they are part of the scenic landscape that draws visitors from around the world to the beautiful beaches, rolling hills, and the infamous home of “Anne of Green Gables” author, Lucy Maud Montgomery. PEI is home to 133,000 people and over 50 wind turbines that have helped the island stay green by utilizing clean energy and reducing electrical costs. So when it came […]

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