Tag: Wind Power

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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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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Nov 05

China’s Non-Hydropower Renewable Installed Capacity Will More than Triple to 609 Gigawatts by 2025

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China’s cumulative installed capacity for renewables, excluding hydropower, will increase from 196.3 Gigawatts (GW) in 2015 to an estimated 608.9 GW by 2025 ‘China’s renewable energy sources, especially wind power, will continue to grow thanks to the government’s supportive policies,’ says analyst   Cumulative installed capacity for renewables, excluding hydropower, in China will more than …

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Oct 06

Renewables Will Drive Denmark’s Cumulative Installed Capacity Beyond 16 GW by 2025

Denmark’s cumulative installed capacity is expected to expand from 13.5 Gigawatts (GW) in 2014 to reach 16.1 GW by 2025, rising at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 1.7%, says research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report* states that more than half of the total power generation will come from renewables (excluding …

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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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Mar 25


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  World’s Largest HOA Management Firm Enters into First Nationwide Partnership with Leading Home Solar Company    Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States, today announced a partnership with Associa, the world’s largest community association management firm, which serves more than two million households. This is Associa’s first relationship with a …

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Feb 19

Energy Efficiency Project For Federal Prisons

Conservation measures at Coleman, Fla., facility to exceed federal mandates for water and energy reductions, expected to save $79 million over 19 years  Constellation  today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the Federal Bureau of Prisons to implement $45 million in water and energy conservation measures and install a 2-megawatt (DC) solar …

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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 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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Aug 14

China to Remain Wind Power Market Leader in 2020

Despite demonstrating a slowed growth rate, China will continue to be the largest wind power market in 2020, as it attempts to reduce its carbon footprint while increasing electricity production in rural areas, says research and consulting firm GlobalData. According to the company’s latest report*, China has doubled its cumulative wind capacity every year between …

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Mar 21

Terrific Energy Sites

Alternative Energy HQ has been featured in a list of 101 Terrific Energy sites. Thanks! Techniques for harvesting solar energy, wind energy, and even the tidal movements of the ocean have been around for decades, but the importance of improving their efficiency and increasing their availability is growing rapidly. As oil companies sink more resources …

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Mar 06

Pew Report Finds That U.S. Companies Held $1.6 Billion Trade Surplus in Clean Energy Trade with China in 2011

The United States and China traded more than $8.5 billion worth of clean energy goods and services in 2011, the latest year for which data are available. According to a report released today by The Pew Charitable Trusts, U.S. companies enjoyed a $1.63 billion sales advantage over their Chinese counterparts. The report, Advantage America: The …

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Mar 06

American Wind Power Installed Record New MW Last Year

The U.S. wind energy industry had its strongest year ever in 2012, says the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), installing a record 13,124 megawatts (MW) of electric generating capacity, leveraging $25 billion in private investment, and achieving over 60,000 MW of cumulative wind capacity. The milestone of 60,000 MW (60 gigawatts) was reached just five …

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Mar 04

Why Go Hydro?

Energy By Water is the latest advancement in the field of power generation. Deep inside its mechanics, the product works on the principle of Hydropower systems. A hydropower system uses water to generate electricity. But why use water? What about other alternative sources of energy? Why are we inclined towards renewable energy systems at all? …

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Feb 18

Legislative hurdles for wind, solar

During his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Barack Obama doubled down on his vision for renewable energy, calling for more wind and solar power. In Texas, the Legislature is less enthusiastic. As the session progresses, renewable energy advocates are bracing to defend critical policies that have helped Texas become the leading wind-power …

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Mar 08

Wind Energy Industry Recovering

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Wind Energy Industry Boosted by Booming Repowering Market LONDON, UK (GlobalData), 8 March 2012 – Installed wind capacity is set to increase as wind power markets are expected to witness massive growth in multiple regions, following a temporary decline caused by the global recession, a new report by market intelligence experts GlobalData has found. The …

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