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  • WeatherBug Professional Selected to Provide Live, Local Weather Information to Support SESCAM Emergency Services Operations in Spain

    Real-time Weather Stations, Advanced Weather Visualization, and State-of-the-Art Nowcasting System based on Total Lightning Data to Help Large Regional Healthcare Organization Provide Faster 24/7 Helicopter Medevac Services GERMANTOWN, Md. - WeatherBug®, the leading provider of consumer and professional weather products and services and operator of the largest weather observing and ...


  • GMP Selects Vestas Turbines for Kingdom Community Wind

    Green Mountain Power today announced that it has selected a turbine for its renewable wind project in Lowell that is 20 percent more efficient and will lower the expected cost of power from the project for GMP customers and Vermont Electric Cooperative members. With the Vestas V112 three megawatt turbine, the forecasted energy of the facility will increase, providing power to more homes and ...


  • Sauer Energy Announces Upcoming Entrepreneurial Opportunity With Wind

    Sauer Energy, Inc. ("SEI") (OTCBB: SENY), a developer of home and enterprise scale vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT) systems, is pleased to announce its development of Community Wind Projects featuring its wind turbine products. The concept is to generate energy from a strategically placed cluster of turbines in a low wind area while remaining close to an existing grid. In response to the ...


  • XZERES Wind to Present at the Cleantech Investor Forum 2011

    XZERES Wind Corp. (OTCBB: XWND), designer, developer and producer of distributed generation, wind power systems for the small wind (2.5kW-100kW) market, announced today that the Company's Chairman, David N. Baker, will be presenting at the Cleantech Investor Forum 2011. The conference will be held on Monday, March 7th, 2011 at The Four Seasons Hotel 2050 University Avenue East Palo Alto, ...


  • Alstom signs its first wind contract in Poland

    Alstom signed a contract with PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A., worth approximately €80 million , for the supply of 30 ECO110 wind turbines for the “Lotnisko 90MW” wind farm, which will be based in Kopaniewo. With a total output of 90MW and scheduled for commissioning at the end of 2015, Lotnisko is one of the largest project in the Polish wind power industry, and the first wind power ...


  • New research could solve the wind and radar problem

    New research that could solve the problem of radar interference from wind turbines starts today. Energy and climate change secretary Ed Miliband will announce the £5.15 million pound research in his speech to the British Wind Energy Association conference today. The £5.15m fund is made up of £1.6m from wind companies, £2m from the Crown Estate and £1.55m from DECC. Aviation radar objections are ...


  • New ocean monitoring system provides safe and efficient information on water and wind

    Mariners can now get free real-time information on water and wind conditions for the Port of Gulfport, Miss., from a new NOAA ocean observing system at the port. The NOAA Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System (PORTS®) at Gulfport provides observations of currents, water and air temperature, barometric pressure, and wind speed, gusts and direction through an easy-to-use Web portal at ...

  • Mangroves protect our coasts against wind and swell waves

    Ede, the Netherlands - A new report by The Nature Conservancy and Wetlands International proves that mangrove ...


    By Wetlands International

  • Wind Damage, Moisture and Mold in Commercial & Residential Buildings throughout Puerto Rico

    Powerful winds from tropical storms, hurricanes and thunderstorms are a common occurrence in Puerto Rico.  High velocity winds from these storms result in millions of dollars of property damage each year across the islands. Wind damage can cause everything from cosmetic or structural damage to a property’s complete destruction.  Even seemingly minor wind damage can ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Major Wind Developer Brings Remote Sensing to Projects Worldwide

    CWP adds value to its projects with Second Wind's Triton Sonic Wind Profiler Formed in 2007 to finance the development of wind farms in Central and Eastern Europe, Continental Wind Partners (CWP) has adopted Second Wind's Triton Sonic Wind Profiler as a part of its standard wind resource assessment practice. With a fleet of eight Tritons, CWP is using advanced remote ...


  • XZERES Wind Completes Second and Final Closing in Equity Private Placement

    XZERES Wind Corporation (OTCBB: XWND), designer, developer and producer of distributed generation, wind power systems for the small wind market (2.5kW-100kW), today announced it completed a second and final closing of its recent equity financing, raising an additional $585,700. Combined with its first closing, announced on March 21, 2011, XZERES raised total gross proceeds in the amount of ...


  • Green Mountain Power Begins Construction of Kingdom Community Wind

    Green Mountain Power (GMP) has begun construction of Kingdom Community Wind (KCW), a 63 MW renewable wind energy project in Lowell, Vermont. The 21 turbine wind project can provide power for more than 24,000 homes with the lowest-cost new renewable energy available to GMP customers and the members of the Vermont Electric Coop (VEC). "We are extremely excited to start construction on this ...


  • Vermont Public Service Board Rules in Favor of Green Mountain Power's Lowell Wind Project

    Green Mountain Power today received resounding support from Vermont regulators to build a 63 megawatt wind facility in Lowell, Vermont. After reviewing thousands of pages of evidence and expert testimony from 50 witnesses, the Vermont Public Service Board agreed that building Kingdom Community Wind will provide stably-priced, cost effective electricity to Vermonters and is in the public ...


  • airTEXT predicted last week’s pollution episode three days in advance

    Last Tuesday (17th March) saw levels of particulate pollution across London reach ‘High’ levels, according to the official UK Government definition. The airTEXT air quality forecasting system, operated by CERC, predicted this event three days in advance and as part of the Breathe Better Together campaign this triggered a cascade of alerts ...

  • Space technology optimises windmill efficiency

    A French start-up company from ESA’s Business Incubation Centre in the Netherlands has developed a small instrument to measure wind speed and direction from the ground up to heights of 200 metres – information that is vital when deciding where to build a wind turbine to produce electricity. The French company Leosphere developed their system Windcube using ‘lidar’ (light detection and ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • International electrotechnical commission technical committee 88 meets at gl head office

    The international growth in renewable energy, with wind energy at the fore, has required the development of international standards – to build confidence and differentiate between products, ensure safety, and create a global market. The International Electrotechnical Commission Technical Committee (TC 88), which is charged with the preparation of international standards for wind turbines, ...


  • Cover-All Building Systems Issues Safety Notice to Customers for the Titan Building Product Lines

    Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Friday, March 19, 2010 – Cover-All Building Systems Inc. today announced it has issued a safety warning to customers of the Titan Building product lines based on the findings of a review of previously sold buildings. Although the review continues, it was concluded that some elements of some Titan building product lines may not meet applicable building codes. In ...


  • GL Garrad Hassan at EWEA 2013

    Meet GL Garrad Hassan’s experts at presentations and poster sessions. GL Garrad Hassan will be at the EWEA 2013 conference in Vienna this week, with experts giving presentations, chairing sessions, while also being on hand to meet attendees at their exhibition stands. The topics GL Garrad Hassan experts are presenting include forecasting, yaw control and condition monitoring. GL Garrad ...


  • In Minnesota, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Poneman highlights clean energy industries that are driving American manufacturing growth

    U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman today highlighted how Minnesota clean energy companies and workers are supporting American leadership and global competitiveness in manufacturing during a series of events across the Twin Cities area. While in Minnesota, Deputy Secretary Poneman also called for the extension of clean energy tax credits to support American jobs, including for ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • GC China Turbines Receives Patents

    GC China (OTCBB: GCHT) announced today that it has applied for and received Chinese utility patents for passive-yaw system, a flexible drive system for support-tube structure, and a teeter-structured flexible hub, which further underpin the Company's commitment to technology leadership in the global wind energy market. Description of Technology The adoption of passive-yaw system allows ...


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