canyon wind

canyon wind

[′kan·yən ¦wind]
(meteorology)
Also known as gorge wind.
The mountain wind of a canyon; that is, the nighttime down-canyon flow of air caused by cooling at the canyon walls.
Any wind modified by being forced to flow through a canyon or gorge; its speed may be increased as a jet-effect wind, and its direction is rigidly controlled.
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Jay Christianson, owner and winemaker at Canyon Wind Cellars in Palisade, Colo.
lt;p>Electric utility Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) revealed on Wednesday that the company has completed the final phase of its USD1bn Biglow Canyon Wind Farm with a total installed capacity of 450 megawatts.
Portland General Electric Company has been making some big moves to incorporate renewable energy recently, and now the first 24 turbines at Phase 3 of PGE s Biglow Canyon Wind Farm have begun turning, supplying renewable energy to the Pacific Northwest s electricity grid.
The turbines are to be used for phase two of its Biglow Canyon Wind Farm.
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Canyon Wind Cellars has often used Chef Wayne Smith and his students from the Colorado Culinary Academy at Mesa State College.
The mayor also announced plans for the adjacent Pine Canyon wind farm that will be built on 12,000 acres and generate 150 megawatts of energy, enough to power another 70,000 homes.
8 MW from the Blue Canyon Wind Farm in Oklahoma in the US.
Fitch also affirms the following outstanding ratings for Energy Northwest Nine Canyon Wind Project:
The Logan County-based venture, about 130 miles north-east of Fort Collins, will be located close to the active 60-MW Spring Canyon wind farm of Invenergy.
The first shipment by rail began earlier this week, moving 42 of the company's 148-feet long, 12-ton blades from its Fort Madison blade factory to Portland General Electric's Biglow Canyon Wind Farm in Sherman County, Oregon, where they will be combined with nacelles and towers for installation.