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  • Wind Turbine Payback

    US researchers have carried out an environmental lifecycle assessment of 2-megawatt wind turbines mooted for a large wind farm in the US Pacific Northwest. Writing in the International Journal of Sustainable Manufacturing, they conclude that in terms of cumulative energy payback, or the time to produce the amount of energy required of production and installation, a wind turbine with a working ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Nepal to finalise national wind policy

    KATHMANDU] Nepal is set to finalise a draft national wind policy in the coming months, to harness wind energy's potential as a solution to its current energy crisis. The policy, prepared by Nepal's national wind task force (NWTF), will be finalised in the next three months, said NWTF member Manoj Kumar Mishra at a national workshop on wind energy this week (31 January). It aims to attract foreign ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • First Sustainability Standard for Household Clothes Washers Developed to Identify Environmentally Responsible Products

    The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM( http://www.aham.org )), CSA Group( http://www.csagroup.org ), and UL( http://www.ul.com/environment ) (Underwriters Laboratories) today announced the release of AHAM 7003-2013/CSA SPE-7003-13/UL 7003, Sustainability Standard for ...


    By UL LLC

  • Could wind power work for you?

    A major new report aimed at helping the public and businesses understand the potential for small wind power generation at their sites has been launched. The report, based on research by Met Office Consulting and Entec and supported by the Carbon Trust, aims to improve understanding about the potential for small-scale wind energy in the UK. It also includes insights and recommendations for ...


    By The Met Office

  • Wind Power – a real alternative energy

    Private energy generation from domestic scale wind turbines is now a reality. The increasing availability of small, effective, affordable, wind turbines offers consumers the choice to take control of power supply for at least the next decade.As world wide energy resources dwindle and power costs continue to increase the case for wind power has never been stronger.Leading European suppliers of ...


    By Joliet Technology

  • First Sustainability Standard for Household Clothes Washers Developed to Identify Environmentally Responsible Products

    The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), CSA Group, and UL (Underwriters Laboratories) today announced the release of AHAM 7003-2013/CSA ...


    By UL LLC

  • 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. ...

  • GE to Provide Wind Energy in Scotland

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that it will supply SSE Renewables with 10 GE-1.6 megawatt (MW) wind turbines for the Langhope Rig Wind Farm in Scotland. Once operational, the 16-MW Langhope Rig Wind Farm will generate the equivalent energy needs of approximately ...


    By General Electric

  • Edward Davey response to Guardian wind power articles

    Edward Davey told the Guardian: “A responsible energy policy for this country is one that rules IN all of the key low carbon technologies to help us keep the lights on and emissions down. “Ruling any of them OUT would be folly.  It would mean one less way of cutting our dependence on imported gas, one less way of cutting our carbon emissions.  And it would hit consumers ...

  • Entec helps secure consent for Middleton Wind Farm

    Entec has supported RWE npower renewables in its successful bid to secure planning approval for a proposed 15 megawatt (MW) wind farm in East Renfrewshire, Scotland. Entec was responsible for preparing the environmental statement, planning application and supporting statement as well as carrying out a carbon assessment to support the application, which was submitted in February 2008.If all goes ...


  • Goole Fields 1 Wind Farm is officially opened

    16 turbine wind farm generating electricity for up to 18,200 average UK households Total investment amounts to £45million Today saw the official opening of RWE Innogy UK’s £45million Goole Fields 1 Wind Farm in East Riding of Yorkshire. Over 60 community members and business representatives attended the inauguration ...


    By RWE AG

  • First Wind Farm Operating in Willacy County

    E.ON Climate & Renewables (EC&R) North America celebrated the official opening of the Magic Valley Wind Farm today with an onsite ceremony. The project, located approximately 5 miles east of Raymondville and the first wind energy project in Willacy County, is powered by 112 Vestas 1.8 megawatt turbines providing more than 200 megawatts (MW) of power—enough to provide clean power to ...


    By E.ON AG

  • EU reaches 100 GW wind power milestone

    100 GW of wind power can generate electricity over a year to meet the total consumption of 57 million households, equivalent to the power production of 39 nuclear power plants.  It took the European wind energy sector some twenty years to get the first 10 GW grid connected. It only needed 13 years to add an additional 90 GW. Half of the total European wind power capacity has been installed ...


    By WindEurope

  • Proposal would send Wyoming wind energy to LA

    Four companies proposed an $8 billion project Tuesday that within a decade could send wind energy generated on the plains of Wyoming to power-thirsty households in Southern California. The sprawling project - if approved and financed - would create one of the country's largest wind farms 40 miles north of Cheyenne, a huge energy storage site inside caverns in a Utah salt formation and a 525-mile ...


    By Associated Press

  • First US sale of offshore wind power signed

    The first offshore wind farm to be developed in the United States has already sold one-third of the power that will be generated during its first 25 years of operation before a turbine is even placed in the water. Delmarva Power agreed Monday to buy up to 200 megawatts of power from an offshore wind farm to be developed by Babcock & Brown's subsidiary, Bluewater Wind Delaware. The purchase ...

  • seebaWIND Service Monitors World’s Northernmost Wind Park

    The independent service provider seebaWIND Service GmbH has been monitoring 15 Nordex N80 wind turbines with a total nominal power of 37.5 megawatts since the beginning of May. Since they are around 50 kilometres south of the North Cape, these turbines are commonly subject to wind speeds of 35 to 40 metres per second and quickly changing wind direction; for this reason, this wind park, ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • juwi Wind Expands North American Footprint Into Canada

    juwi has expanded its North American footprint into Canada continuing juwi's worldwide growth and expansion efforts. juwi Wind Canada LTD, a wholly owned subsidiary of the juwi Group, is focused on all aspects of wind project development from site identification to finance, construction and operations. juwi also brings capabilities for long term ownership and operation along with a 16 year ...


    By Marketwire

  • European offshore wind projects confront challenging seas

    As the winds blowing over Lolland Island turned a morning drizzle into a cold shower, Bjarne Haxgart told his crew that, as on many days this past August, they would stay indoors. 'This year we have had an awful lot of wind,' said Haxgart, site manager of the Rødsand 2 offshore wind farm. 'It's a big difference for the people who are out there doing the work. If it's a little windy, they would be ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Constellation Energy Dedicates Criterion Wind Project

    Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) held a ribbon cutting ceremony on July 19 for its Criterion Wind Project in Oakland. Local business and community leaders and landowners were on hand for the dedication, as was Maryland Del. Wendell Beitzel and W. Kevin Hughes, Gov. Martin O’Malley’s deputy legislative officer. ...


    By Constellation Energy

  • RWE to extend Polish wind portfolio to 240 MW

    Poland is an important core market for RWE. The construction work for the erection of 14 wind power systems at Nowy Staw near the city of Gdansk is starting today. RWE Innogy has been operating a wind farm with a capacity of 45 megawatts (MW) here since 2013, which is now being extended by 28 MW. The systems of the manufacturer Senvion have a capacity of two MW each. All in all, the Nowy Staw ...


    By RWE AG

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