Tag: kansas

Siemens Loves Kansas, Opens New Wind Center

Siemens, one of the largest players in the wind energy business, has opened a new wind power distribution center in Wichita, Kan. The site, which includes a 73,000-square-foot warehouse along with seven acres of outdoor storage space, will be used… Read More
turbine raising, Eudora High School

Caught on Film: High School Turbine Raising

This is pretty cool: The Eudora High School Video Club in Eudora, Kan., has produced a time-lapse video of the school’s  recent turbine installation. Check it out at the conclusion of this story – but be prepared to get dizzy… Read More
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BP Plans To Build Big Wind Farm In Kansas

BP Wind Energy – yes, part of that BP – has announced plans to build a 419-megawatt (MW) capacity wind farm on a 66,000-acre site about 43 miles southwest of Wichita in south-central Kansas. If or when it’s built, it… Read More

Wind Turbines Going In At Kansas Schools

Four Kansas school districts will each receive $5,000 to fund the installation of wind turbines as part of a national program that aims to show students firsthand how wind energy is an important source of renewable energy, and how its… Read More
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Kansas Turbine Nacelle Plant Wins LEED Gold

Built to serve the American Wind Belt, Siemens’ wind turbine nacelle assembly plant in Hutchinson, Kansas, clearly serves a green purpose, but as an added bonus, it was built green as well. In recognition of the plant’s energy efficiency and… Read More

Wind Power Plant In Kansas Back on Track

Development will proceed on a long-planned wind farm in Kansas, thanks to a power purchase agreement announced by Infinity Windpower and Sunflower Electric Power. The Shooting Star Wind Project, located between Greensburg and Dodge City, was hatched in 2001 by… Read More

Rebuilt Tiny Kansas Town Now Officially Cool

Budget Travel has named its 10 Coolest Small Towns in America 2011 – towns that are “short on people,” with populations under 10,000, “but long on personality.” Because these towns are so small, most are not widely known, but EarthTechling… Read More