grid-tied wind turbine News

  • How a Wind Turbine Works

    This week we’re celebrating the launch of a new series on Energy.gov: How Energy Works. Join us today on Twitter at 2 p.m. ET for our How Energy Works live Q&A answering everything you want to know about wind turbines. Use #HowEnergyWorks to submit questions and follow the live discussion. From massive wind farms ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Wind Turbine Systems in China

    Demand for wind turbine systems in China is forecast to rise 5.3 percent annually through 2013 to ¥62.3 billion. Increases will be driven by a variety of factors, primary among them government policies that encourage the use of renewable and nonpolluting electric power sources such as wind. Such policies include favorable pricing of wind power generated from wind farms, tax incentives and ...


  • Power Electronics for Wind Turbines

    In 2011, almost 44GW of wind energy has been installed in the world and half of it was in China. Each years’ results are greater than predictions, and it has been so for the last 10 years. But we envision a slow down in this growth, fully explained in this report: 22% annual growth is huge. Based on the history, we believe the market will stay between 15% and 20% growth until 2015. Compared ...


  • Noupoort wind farm erects first wind turbine

    Noupoort Wind Farm (80MW), in South Africa’s Northern Cape, has announced that it has completed the erection of the first of its thirty-five wind turbines. This is a pivotal point in the construction of the wind farm, with the next major construction milestone being the energisation of the substation. All the wind turbine foundations were completed ahead of schedule last month and the main ...


    By Mainstream Renewable Power

  • The new Torque wind turbine is the world’s most advanced small wind turbine

    Torque Wind Turbine is presenting the world’s most advanced small wind turbine at the Clean Tech Business Day on December 9th 2014 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The driven scale model prototype provides interested customers, investors, part and generator manufacturers, distributors and installers, and of course the media, the opportunity to experience how this new wind turbine will ...


    By Torque Wind Turbine

  • New wind turbines at pixel revealed

    Grocon today unveiled new wind turbine technology atop its carbon neutral Pixel building in Carlton. CEO Daniel Grollo said there would be three wind turbines on the building's Green Roof, with the first installed only last week. 'These wind turbines have a vertical axis, meaning they spin around a pole, unlike wind turbines on wind farms with a horizontal axis,' he said. ...

  • Maine Project Launches First Grid-Connected Offshore Wind Turbine in the U.S.

    The Energy Department today recognized the nation’s first grid-connected offshore floating wind turbine prototype off the coast of Castine, Maine. Led by the University of Maine, this project represents the first concrete-composite floating platform wind turbine to be deployed in the world – strengthening American leadership in innovative clean energy technologies that diversify the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • GLOBE 2008 tech - gus wind turbines

    GUS Power Canada, headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario is displaying a new and unconventional wind turbine on the GLOBE 2008 trade floor in the Ontario pavilion. The unique new design has caught the attention of many industry peers attending the conference. The vertical axis wind generator has substituted the traditional propeller blades for an aerodynamic carbon-fibre body. The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • NREL and alstom celebrate wind turbine installation

    Officials from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), along with officials from Alstom, today commemorated the successful installation and full capacity operation of a 3 megawatt Alstom ECO 100 wind turbine at NREL’s National Wind Technology Center.  This event signifies a crucial step forward in the long-term, collaborative ...

  • GE expands Brazil Wind Turbine production facility

    São Paulo Facility Expansion to Add 35 Skilled Jobs Expansion an Investment for the Wind Industry in Brazil New Facility to Produce Machine Heads for GE 1.7-100 and 1.85-82.5 wind Turbines Today GE (NYSE: GE) announced the expansion of its Campinas, São Paulo, manufacturing facility and the creation of 35 new skilled jobs. Co-located with Brazilian ...


    By General Electric

  • Turkey’s GAMA Enerji Invests in GE Wind Turbines

    GAMA Enerji A.Ş., a GAMA Holding-GE Energy Financial Services joint venture, has achieved financial close and completed the first drawdown for a 35-megawatt (MW) wind power plant in Akhisar, Manisa, 40 kilometers from Izmir, Turkey. GAMA Enerji signed a loan agreement with TSKB in Istanbul on July 5, for financing the Gök II wind park, which is expected to reach commercial operation in ...


    By General Electric

  • GE Milestone: 1,000th Wind Turbine Installed in Canada

    The 1,000th GE (NYSE: GE) wind turbine to be installed in Canada will enter service next month at Cartier Wind Energy’s Gros Morne project in the Gaspésie Region of Quebec, GE announced today at CanWEA’s 27th Annual Conference and Exhibition. Continuing to expand its presence in Canada’s wind energy sector, GE expects to have more ...


    By General Electric

  • Response to Daily Mail article on wind turbines

    The article fails to use the latest figures which were published on 18th December 2014. They showed that despite unusually low wind speeds ...

  • McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm to be Powered by GE Turbines

    Northland Power and Mnidoo Mnising Power’s McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm on Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Will be Powered by 24 GE Wind Turbines McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm Will Provide 60 Megawatts of Wind Power to the Ontario Grid GE Will Provide around-the-Clock Innovative Remote Monitoring and Diagnostics and 10-Year Service ...


    By General Electric

  • New wind turbines to replace old in Germany

    Many of Germany’s wind turbine projects began in the late 1990’s and are now faced with declining output, thanks to wear and tear. Now with newer technologies surpassing old, and larger available wind turbines, it makes sense to start replacing older systems with new. As a result, Nordex will be replacing 16 legacy wind turbines with 9 newer models by the end of the year, at the ...


    By Orenda Energy Solutions Ltd.

  • Enercon World's Most Powerful Wind Turbine at Present!

    Enercon World's Most Powerful Wind Turbine at Present! Enercon to Participate for ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • Kinangop Wind Farm in Kenya to be Powered by 38 GE Wind Turbines

    One of the Largest Wind Power Generation Projects to be Built in Sub-Saharan Africa Iberdrola Engineering to Build the 61-Megawatt Wind Farm; Aeolus Kenya Developing Project Planned Energy Mix Will Give Kenya’s Population the Reliability of Supply and Contribute to the Social and Economic Development of Kenya GE ...


    By General Electric

  • Gaia-Wind secures wind turbine order in New York State

    Gaia-Wind recently completed their first sale in the state of New York. The turbine will complement the energy supply to a rural residence and is scheduled for installation in the autumn. The project has received approval for NYSERDA funding and will be implemented by Green in Greene Inc., one of Gaia-Wind’s authorized resellers in the state. Keith Abrams, co-founder of Green in Greene, said “we ...


    By Gaia-Wind Ltd.

  • Iberdrola connects first offshore wind turbines to grid at West of Duddon Sands wind farm

    The company is carrying out this project via its British subsidiary ScottishPower Renewables and in cooperation with Danish firm Dong;  WODS, the first offshore wind farm complex to be commissioned by a Spanish company, will have a capacity of 389 megawatts (MW) and require a total investment amounting to  £1.6 billion; IBERDROLA has already installed 42 of the 108 wind turbines ...


    By Iberdrola Renewables LLC

  • GE Introduces 2.5-120, the World’s Most Efficient High-Output Wind Turbine—the First Brilliant Wind Turbine

    Today, GE (NYSE: GE) announced the 2.5-120, the world’s most efficient high-output and the first brilliant wind turbine. The 2.5-120 is ...


    By General Electric

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