wind power project Articles

  • Relief for Allergy Sufferers: AQM Stations from Plair Visualize Pollen

    The prevalence of pollen allergy is vast, attaining 25-30% of the population worldwide, and this number continues to grow. Symptoms include rhino-conjunctivitis, asthma and eczema. Plair’s Rapid-E system powered with artificial intelligence provides real-time pollen measurements together with other particle present in the air to ...

  • Optimizing Wind and Solar Power in Africa

    Editor's Note: The following is a news release authored by Julie Chao and issued by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on April 5, 2017 To meet skyrocketing demand for electricity, African countries may have to triple their energy output by 2030. While hydropower and fossil fuel power plants are favored approaches in some quarters, a new assessment by the Department of Energy’s Lawrence ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Want to improve wind and solar power? Bring them together

    By combining intermittent renewable energy sources through hybrid projects, developers are taking advantage of the strengths of each. What’s keeping solar and wind power from fully taking over the electric grid? For starters, the sun only shines during the day. Wind blows intermittently, is ...


    By Ensia

  • Romania Wind Power Market Research Report to 2025, Update 2014

    RnRMarketResearch.com adds report “Wind Power in Romania, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 – Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles” to its store.   “Wind Power in Romania, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), ...


  • Integrated solar and wind energy powers oil recovery system

    Recovery of free-product petroleum at the former St. Croix Alumina (SCA) site in Kingshill on St. Croix, VI, is addressing ground-water contamination caused by past releases of fuel and refined petroleum at SCA. The oil recovery system employs wind-driven turbine compressors (WTCs), wind-driven electric generators (WEGs), and photovoltaic (PV) panels to power pneumatic and electric submersible ...

  • Weather claims and wind safety

    Anybody working in the construction industry either here in the UK or anywhere else in the world is likely to know that the weather can present us with particular hazards. While rain, ice and snow are particularly dangerous to work in, we must always be aware that the wind is also likely to make conditions unsafe, particularly for those who work at height and those who ...

  • Amassing Wind Information

    Wind is a variable resource, but not an indecipherable one. Second Wind encourages harnessing the full range of wind sensing technologies that are available today. When it comes to wind information, much attention is focused on the choice of wind measurement technology and data collection practices in wind resource assessment and project design. Right now, wind data plays a limited role in the ...


  • Projects: Endeavor I – Iowa

    Location: Osceola and Dickinson Counties, approximately 230 miles northwest of Des Moines, IA. Project Owner: FPL Energy Project Size: 100 MW Turbine Size: 2.5 MW Number of Turbines: 40 Construction Start Date: August 2006 Estimated Online Date: Fourth Quarter 2007 Average American homes served: about 33,000 The Endeavor Wind Power Project is a 100 MW wind energy ...


  • Projects: Flying Cloud – Iowa

    Project Owner: Iberdrola Renewables Location: Dickinson County, Northwestern Iowa Project Size: 43.5 MW Turbine Size: 1.5 MW Number of Turbines: 29 Construction Start Date: June 2003 Online Date: December 2003 Average American homes served: approximately 20,000 The Flying Cloud project is a 43.5 MW wind energy generation facility located 10 miles west of Spirit Lake ...


  • Basin Electric - wind and waste heat

    Location: Waste Heat Recovery projects in Culbertson, MT and Garvin, MN – Wind Projects Located in South Dakota and North Dakota Project Start Dates: 2009 – 2011 Element Markets is helping Chevrolet meet its CO2 reduction goal, and simultaneously helping a large Midwest power cooperative earn revenues needed to support its clean energy projects. This ...


    By Element Markets LLC

  • Projects: Intrepid - Iowa

    Project Owner: Mid-American Energy Company Location: Schaller, Iowa Project Size: 160.5 MW Turbine Size: 1.5 MW Number of Turbines: 107 Construction Start Date: June 2004 Online Date: December 2004 Average American homes served: approximately 43,000 The Intrepid Wind Energy Project is a 160.5 MW wind generation facility installed just outside of Schaller, Iowa about ...


  • Projects: Victory I – Iowa

    Project Owner: Mid-American Energy Company Location: Carroll and Crawford Counties in west central Iowa Project Size: 99 MW Turbine Size: 1.5 MW Number of Turbines: 66 Construction Start Date: April 2006 Online Date: December 2006 The first phase of the two-phase Victory Wind Power Project developed by Clipper Windpower with construction starting in April 2006 came online ...


  • Wind & solar energy and nature conservation

    Climate change and the degradation of ecosystems and biodiversity cannot be solved in isolation. Land and marine ecosystems play a crucial role in the climate system, capturing roughly half of carbon dioxide emissions generated by human activities (UNEP, 2009). Protecting biodiversity preserves ecosystem services that are important for regulating the climate and helping us to adapt to the impacts ...

  • Hybrid Solar/Wind plant in Madagascar

    Distinguished among the winners of the Sunidarity initiative, the World Energy Foundation announced Thursday that it had installed in the extreme south of Madagascar a concentration photovoltaic equipment (CPV) provided by Soitec, one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of global CPV systems. Called Plug & Sun, this equipment allows an autonomous solar-electric generation in areas ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Projects: Medicine Bow - Liberty® Prototype

    Project Owner: Clipper Windpower Location: Medicine Bow, Wyoming Project Size: 2.5 MW Turbine Size: 2.5 MW Number of Turbines: 1 Construction Start Date: February 2005 Online Date: March 2005 Average American homes served: approximately 700 Liberty I, the first commercial Clipper wind turbine was installed in Wyoming's harsh environment in early 2005. Located at ...


  • Projects: Silver Star I – Texas

    Location: West Central Texas in Eastland and Erath Counties Project Size: 60 MW Turbine Size: 2.5 MW Number of Turbines: 24 Estimated Construction Start Date: October 2006 Estimated Online Date: First Quarter 2008 Average American homes served: over 20,000 The Silver Star I Wind Power Project, a proposed 60 megawatt wind energy generation facility, is being developed by ...


  • Exploring the ambitious Google-Project Loon!

    Google has proved itself best with its high quality services. It has taken an ambitious dream t provide internet access in remote areas and rural areas. This project is called ’loon for all’ or project loon. Google is mile ahead of its competitor. The service, products and information provided by Google is just perfect. No one can dare to compete it anyway, anyhow. It has been proved ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Verification of wind energy related measurements with a SODAR system

    Abstract Complex terrain and growing wind energy converters (WEC) in wind parks generate increasing interest in determining wind profiles and turbulence besides the general forecast of annual energy production. Increasing hub heights and growing rotor diameters of advanced WEC make SODAR systems a valuable alternative to meteorological towers. SODAR systems provide wind profiles as well as ...

  • We learn how to finance a renewable energy project

    At the 12th annual Canadian-German wind and solar energy conference, it's all about dollars and cents It’s no secret that the Germans have done a lot right when it comes to renewable power. They have some of the highest renewable capacity in the world! So, for a fledgling renewable market like Alberta, the 12th Annual Canadian-German Wind and Solar Energy ...


    By Green Energy Futures

  • Deep research on China wind turbine blade industry

    It was a professional and depth research report on China Wind Turbine Blade industry. Since 2009, the price of China's wind turbine blade has decreased substantially, which is a big challenge for these new entrants and existing wind turbine blade manufacturers. On the development trends of current domestic wind power equipment market, supply and demand tension has been greatly eased with the ...


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