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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Attorney David Elder, who represented Blue Canyon Wind Power LLC, said the company also has pending property tax lawsuits in Grady and Kiowa counties.
--Approximately $78.5 million nine canyon wind project revenue and refunding bonds series 2012, 2014 and 2015.
Jay Christianson, owner and winemaker at Canyon Wind Cellars in Palisade, Colo., told Wines & Vines that he picked all of his Merlot for Canyon Wind's rose on Sept.
<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.</p><p>This Biglow Canyon renewable energy project was developed by Orion Energy LLC and built, owned and operated by PGE.</p><p>The project is located on 25,000 acres near Wasco in Sherman County, Oregon and was built in three phases.
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.
ENERGY RESOURCE-18 June 2009-Phase Two Turbines Generating Power at Oregon's Biglow Canyon Wind Farm(C)2009 JeraOne - http://www.jeraone.com
The Danish wind turbines manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems A/S said on Thursday (3 March) that it had secured an order for 84 wind turbines of the model V80-1.8 MW from the Blue Canyon Wind Farm in Oklahoma in the US.
The Christiansons own Canyon Wind Cellars in Palisade, Colo., which also produces varietal wines and value blends from the winery's 30 acres of estate vineyards in the Grand Valley AVA.
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.
The contract covered 45 wind turbines of the type NM72 for Zilkha Renewable Energy's Blue Canyon Wind Farm in Oklahoma, NEG Micon said.