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  • National Wind Technology Center begins first Validation of Wave Energy Conversion Device

    The National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has begun validation work on the first water power technology ever tested in an NREL dynamometer facility. Representatives from Columbia Power Technologies, NREL and project partners celebrate the start of generator testing for the Columbia Power wave energy generator. ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • Energy Department Accepting Small Business Grant Applications for Large Wind Turbines

    The Energy Department began accepting applications on November 24 for its FY 2015 Phase 1 grant topics, including a Wind Program topic, under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • UK wind energy goes large

    The power of the UK’s offshore and onshore wind resource is set to be harnessed further today, with the go-ahead given for two large wind farms. Planning consent granted for what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm off the Lincolnshire and Norfolk coast - £3.6 billion investment, around 1,130 jobs created and providing power to 820,000 homes. ...

  • 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. ...

  • GMP and NPS Award Wind Turbine

    Green Mountain Power is pleased to announce that Northlands Job Corps of Vergennes has been selected to host the first wind turbine installation of the Green Mountain Power & Northern Power Systems Community Wind Partnership to promote local wind power. "This is just the first of what we hope to be many Vermont-made community-scale wind turbines in our state," said Mary Powell, president and ...


    By Marketwire

  • Siemens and E.ON sign large wind power deal

    Siemens Energy and E.ON have signed one of the largest wind power deals ever. The two major German companies agreed that Siemens will supply 500 wind turbines with a total capacity of 1,150 megawatts (MW) to E.ON for new projects in the United States and in Europe. The wind turbines will be delivered and installed in 2010 and 2011. This major contract marks a new era of collaboration between E.ON ...


    By E.ON AG

  • Opportunities Opening Up for Service Providers in the Large-Scale Wind Turbines Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    SINGAPORE - Wind turbine services have been experiencing considerable gains with the mushrooming of wind farms and the impending expiration of service contracts. As half of the installed base of the above 1.0 MW wind turbines in the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) region is less than five years old, they are likely to be under warranty/original equipment manufacturer (OEM) long-term service ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Statement by energy secretary Steven Chu on unveiling of first-ever large-scale wind turbine manufactured in Michigan

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu issued the following statement on today's unveiling by Merrill Technologies Group and Northern Power Systems of the first-ever utility-scale wind turbine manufactured and assembled in Michigan. Merrill Technologies' Saginaw, Michigan manufacturing facility that supplied parts for the turbine was funded in part under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, also ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • GE Introduces 2.85-103 Wind Turbine for Japan

    Generates High Power Output for Constrained Areas Engineered for Higher Turbulence Conditions Experienced in Typhoon Class Wind Speeds and to Fit the Unique Japanese Landscape Proven Platform of More than 22,000 GE Wind Turbines Installed Globally Today, GE (NYSE: GE) announced its ...


    By General Electric

  • China Wind Turbine Industry Report, 2013-2016

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report" China Wind Turbine Industry Report, 2013-2016 " to its huge collection of research reports. China Wind Turbine Industry Report, 2013-2016 released by Sino Market Insight predicts that by 2016, China's wind turbine output will remain at about 7.4 million sets. View Full This Report ...


  • 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.

  • Wind turbine manufacturers, Siemens and Gamesa, to merge

    Siemen’s AG and Gamesa Corp. Tecnologica SA , two large wind turbine manufacturers have recently completed negotiations to move forward on an $11 billion merger. Although a deal has been negotiated, the merger is still required to move through shareholder and regulatory approvals but is expected to be fully completed by Q1 2017. This new conglomerate will be able to rival the likes of ...


    By Orenda Energy Solutions Ltd.

  • 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

  • Don’t throw caution to the wind with offshore turbine maintenance

    The European Union’s push away from fossil fuels toward renewables, along with falling costs, has seen offshore wind thrive. And the sector is about to receive another boost, now that the focus on and investment in floating wind turbines is reaching fruition. This incredible feat of engineering has the potential to totally reshape offshore renewables, allowing for greater ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • WEPOWER Ecolutions Ships New Wind Turbines to Chile

    WEPOWER Ecolutions Inc. (the "Company"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Premier Holding Corp. (OTCBB: PRHL), an energy service provider and integrator of clean-energy solutions ("WEPOWER"), is proud to announce its first sale and shipment of three new WEPOWER Eco Seahawk2 700w KDS vertical axis wind turbines (VAWTs) to GMS Mining for deployment in their mining operations in Santiago, Chile. ...


    By Marketwire

  • A new algorithm improves the efficiency of small wind turbines

    In recent years, mini wind energy has been developing in a spectacular way. According to estimates by the WWEA-World Wind Energy Association, the level of development of the mini wind energy industry is not the same as that of the wind energy industry, although forecasts are optimistic. The main reason is that the level of efficiency of small wind turbines is low. To address this problem, the ...

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