Category: Wind Power

Sep 15

Offshore Wind Energy in UK

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It’s official: UK offshore wind reaches price parity with fossil fuels – and Lloyd’s Register is a driving force 15 September 2017 – Three new windfarms are to be built in the UK as offshore wind prices reach their lowest levels ever. This follows research published by Lloyd’s Register in February 2017 revealing that the majority of …

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Sep 08

Wind Turbine – Innovative New Design

CGE Energy Completes Fabrication of 1/10th Scale Prototype WIND-e20 Wind Turbine  CGE Energy, Inc. (OTCPink:CGEI), the leading engineer of no capital cost energy solutions, announces the completion of a one-tenth scale working demonstration unit of its WIND-e20 vertical-axis wind turbine. With the 10-foot WIND-e20 prototype, CGE Energy can visually demonstrate the complete innovative installation process to interested parties …

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May 23

New Wind Turbines – Competitive Pricing

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Senvion announces highly competitive new wind turbines Industry-leading LCoE and modular design aimed at North American market Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, presents the Senvion 3.6M140 at this year’s AWEA Windpower conference. The company is also announcing the adaptation of its new series of modular two-megawatt class turbines, the 2XM series, to …

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Dec 12

First U.S. Offshore Wind Project Goes Online

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Offshore Wind Project – Rhode Island The nation’s first offshore wind project, located in Rhode Island in waters off Block Island, began generating electricity today, officially launching a clean energy technology that has the potential to power millions of U.S. homes and businesses while further bolstering America’s domestic wind energy industry . Rhea Suh, president …

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Aug 31

Higher Wind and Solar Generation in the Eastern Power Grid

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NREL opens data to help planners and regulators understand implications of higher wind and solar generation August 31, 2016 – A new study from the United States Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) used high-performance computing capabilities and innovative visualization tools to model, in unprecedented detail, how the power grid of the …

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Jul 21

Wind Energy In Texas

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Power Up: Check Out Target’s New Wind Energy Partnership in Texas   Take a drive down Highway 87 near Lubbock, Texas, and you’ll come upon a forest of 262-foot-tall wind turbines, turning slowly but powerfully in the breeze. It may seem like you’ve entered a fantasy world, but you’ve actually ventured onto a wind farm—and those …

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Jan 12

Radar-Activated Obstruction Lighting System for Wind Turbines

Laufer Wind’s Radar-Activated Obstruction Lighting System for Wind Turbines and Tall Towers Meets FAA Performance Standards – Follows Extensive Testing Aircraft Detection System mitigates the visual impact of tall structures’ blinking lights on neighbors—also beneficial to migratory wildlife Following Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) testing and introduction of new performance guidelines, Laufer Wind is now making …

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Oct 22

Portable Wind Turbine

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Can it be true? A Truly Portable Wind Turbine Born and raised in Iceland, brothers Einar and Agust Agustsson were both inspired and determined to share the benefits of clean energy with the rest of the world. In their country, they have  an endless supply of fresh air and clean, wind-generated energy. After taking a …

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Jul 01

China’s Wind Power Capacity

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  China’s installed wind capacity will treble from 115.6 Gigawatts (GW) in 2014 to an estimated 347.2 GW by 2025 However, ‘future annual wind installations will not grow as much as before and will range between 20 GW and 22 GW each year during the next decade,’ says analyst China’s Wind Power Capacity Will Treble …

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May 06

Germany Will Lead Annual Offshore Wind Installations in 2015

Germany will become the world’s leading market for annual offshore wind turbine installations in 2015, with the country set to add an impressive 2,071 Megawatts (MW) this year, an almost fourfold increase from the 529 MW added in 2014, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.The company’s latest report* states that global annual offshore wind …

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Apr 16

Capturing Clean, Affordable Wind Energy with Power Kites

INTRODUCING KITEGEN Turin, Italy – April 14, 2015.   KiteGen, a young Italian company based in Turin, has found the way to provide affordable clean energy thanks to a powerful and until now unexploited resource: the high altitude winds. After 10 years of continuous research, which led to the development of several prototypes, the KiteGen …

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Dec 05

What is the future of energy? The answer is blowing in the wind

An innovative new book from Routledge explores the rise of wind power as a global industry and examines the challenges it faces in today’s unpredictable energy climate.   Wind Power: The Struggle for Control of a New Global Industry, written by Ben Backwell and published by Routledge, looks at the nations, companies and people fighting for …

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Sep 04

Northern Power Systems launches new distributed wind turbines

NPS 100 and NPS 60 improve annual energy production by up to 15% Northern Power Systems (www.northernpower.com) (TSX: NPS), has launched the next generation of their industry leading permanent magnet/direct drive distributed wind turbines. The 100 kilowatt (kW) NPS 100C and the 60 kW NPS 60C are commercially available for delivery to markets around the world starting in the fourth quarter of …

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Aug 18

Top Nine Energy Storage Project Finalists

Public Voting Opens to Select Three Most Innovative Energy Storage Projects in North America Energy Storage North America (ESNA), the most influential gathering of policy, technology and market leaders in energy storage, today announced finalists for its 2014 annual Innovation Award, recognizing excellence in energy storage project development. The nine Innovation Award finalists represent excellence …

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Mar 31

Texas Sets New Wind Power Record

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) announced last week that March 26 saw a new wind power record: 10,296 MW at 8:48 PM. This represented close to 29% of the nearly 36,000 MW of electricity on the power grid at that moment, and smashed the record set only weeks ago by 600 MW. No issues concerning …

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Mar 30

Wind Power Can Be Cost-Comparable

This chart shows the production tax credit at its most recent level (dashed lines). The credit is currently worth 2.3 cents per kWh for ten years, or about 1.6 cents per kWh when levelized over the 20-year life of a typical wind contract.    The costs of using wind energy and natural gas for electricity …

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Mar 21

Wind Power Updates

News about the world of Wind Power development. China is trying to expand wind power energy production, a new report on wind farms and how they can provide a surplus of power, and finally the efforts in Argentina to fund wind power for their country. Fresh Breeze for Wind Power in China – TheStreet.com http://news.google.com …

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Feb 28

Offshore Wind Industry

 Slowed by Birds, Bombs, Sharks Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg A boat passes between wind turbines at the London Array project, the world’s largest… Read More Birds, sharks and unexploded bombs from World War II are being blamed for holding up offshore wind farms, raising doubts about the costs of the technology. Three utilities yesterday scrapped an expansion …

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Feb 18

Converting Wind Power To Gas

Excess Wind Power Turned into Gas in Denmark Using Hydrogenics Technology Hydrogenics Corporation (NASDAQ:HYGS; TSX:HYG),  a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation and hydrogen-based power modules, today announced that it will be a participating partner of the Power-to-Gas Biological Catalysis (“BioCat”) Project in Denmark. The “BioCat” installation will use hydrogen made ??from excess wind power to …

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Jan 29

Increase in the number of UK wind farms

Green energy from renewable sources continues to be the subject of a great deal of debate.  The idea that our power requirements as a nation could be provided by cheap, clean natural sources such as solar, wave and wind power would seem to be a notion that nobody could really have much objection to. However, the whole …

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