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  • New partnership heralds green light for Galloper Offshore Wind Farm

    Four-way international partnership secures £1.5 billion UK renewable energy project Significant boost to UK economy creating nearly 800 jobs Project can generate enough clean energy for up to 336,000 homes RWE Innogy has today announced three new project partners for Galloper Wind Farm Ltd (GWFL). UK Green Investment Bank (GIB), Siemens Financial Services and ...


    By RWE npower

  • Public support for wind farms increases with community participation

    Public support grows for wind farms if they are located away from recreational areas and if they are either fully or partly owned by organisations within the local community. In addition, Swedish consumers would accept bigger bills for electricity generated by wind power if the local population were heavily involved in wind farm planning, a recent survey suggests. Public attitudes towards wind ...

  • GE’s Wind PowerUp* to Increase Power Output at Five European Wind Farms

    First Customized Software-enabled Platform PowerUp Services to be Installed in Germany and Romania PowerUp Services to Enhance Installed Base, Provide Up To Five Percent Higher Annual Energy Production (AEP) Today, GE (NYSE: GE) announced European wind farm operators ENERTRAG AG and Monsson Group have selected GE’s ...


    By General Electric

  • London Array consortium welcomes Government move to increase support for offshore wind

    The companies behind London Array, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, have welcomed the UK Government’s proposal to increase its incentives to build offshore wind farms. DONG Energy, E.ON and Masdar, which make up the joint venture, were reacting to the Government’s energy proposals. The Government proposes to increase the number of Renewable Obligation Certificates (ROCs) available for ...


    By E.ON AG

  • GL Garrad Hassan: Offshore wind has come of age

    GL Garrad Hassan, the world’s largest renewable energy advisory organisation and part of the recently merged DNV GL Group today published a landmark document providing exclusive insight into the last ten years of offshore wind. ‘10 Years: 10 Lessons’ is a series of ten thought-provoking essays from experts with personal experience of a decade of progress. The report celebrates ...


  • Asia`s Largest and World`s Second Largest Offshore Wind Event

    The Offshore Wind China 2012 Conference and Exhibition, Asia's largest and the world's second largest wind power event, will take place in Shanghai between 30 May and 1 June 2012, with the aim of promoting offshore wind power development not only locally in the Shanghai area but also worldwide. The exhibition session will take place at Shanghai New International Expo Center, while the meeting ...

  • GE’s 2.75-Megawatt Wind Turbine Technology to Power New Wind Farm on Sweden’s West Coast

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that Swedish energy developer Triventus Wind Power AB will use GE’s proven ...


    By General Electric

  • Carbon Trust awards funding to cut offshore wind costs by up to £100m per year

    Following an international competition the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has awarded contracts to three cable manufacturers to help commercialise the development of 66kV offshore wind farm intra-array cables. It is providing funding of £400k (£133k to each cable ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • New project underway using vibration to install monopiles to reduce costs of offshore wind energy

    RWE Innogy, DONG Energy, EnBW, E.ON and Vattenfall have commenced a one year onshore-test to validate the use of vibration to install large monopiles for the use offshore with support from the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) and the offshore supply industry Project aims to reduce costs, risks ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • GL Renewables Certification at EWEA 2012: Preparing to reap the whirlwind - The influence of cyclones on wind turbine design

    As wind energy production expands around the world, an increasing number of onshore and offshore wind farms are proposed which would lie in cyclone-affected areas, mainly in China, Korea, Japan and the U.S. A properly designed wind farm should be able to withstand the tropical storms that are likely to affect it within its lifetime. Andreas Schroeter, Managing Director of GL Renewables ...


  • GL Renewables Certification at AWEA WINDPOWER 2012: Preparing to reap the whirlwind: The influence of tropical cyclones on wind turbine design

    As wind energy production expands around the world, an increasing number of onshore and offshore wind farms are proposed which would lie in tropical cyclone-affected areas, mainly in the U.S., China, Korea and Japan. A properly designed wind farm should be able to withstand the severe storms that are likely to affect it within its lifetime. Mike Woebbeking, Vice President of GL Renewables ...


  • Global Wind Energy Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Global Wind Energy Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Sinovel receives GL Renewables Certification statement of compliance for design assessment

    GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has issued a Statement of Compliance for the A-Design Assessment of the Sinovel SL 3000/90 50 Hz offshore wind turbine. The Statement of Compliance confirms that SL 3000/90 meets the requirements of GL RC’s “Guideline for the Certification of Offshore Wind Turbines,” Edition 2005, which addresses the safety philosophy, quality assurance and ...


  • Analyzing the US Wind Power Industry

    Analyzing the US Wind Power Industry  US Wind Power Industry Market The rise of wind energy is no longer being looked upon as an alternate source of ...


  • Research and Markets: Wind Power in Power Systems

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xp72pj/wind_power_in_powe) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Wind Power in Power Systems" to their offering. The second edition of the highly acclaimed Wind Power in Power Systems has been ...


  • 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 ...

  • 30% wind power feasible, new U.S. study finds

    A new U.S. Department of Energy study concludes that up to 30 percent of the eastern and Midwestern United States could technically power itself with wind energy, the most optimistic government projection produced so far. A 2008 analysis of wind speeds, infrastructure capacity, and government regulations estimated that the United States could generate 20 percent of its electricity from wind ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • UL to Acquire Wind Energy Measurement Leader DEWI GmbH

      NORTHBROOK, Ill. , April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UL, a world leader in advancing safety, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire DEWI GmbH, a world leader in wind energy measurement and testing services, from the German state of Lower Saxony.  Additionally, UL has agreed to acquire a 50.8 percent stake in DEWI GmbH, an accredited DAP (German accreditation) ...


    By UL LLC

  • Research and Markets: China Wind Power Industry and Market Forecast (2004-2015)

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5xpt44/china_wind_power_i) has announced the addition of the "China Wind Power Industry and Market Forecast (2004-2015)" report to their ...


  • 2012 Deep Research Report on China Wind Turbine Industry

    2012 Deep Research Report on China Wind Turbine Industry is a professional and in-depth research report on China Wind Turbine Industry. We focus on China's domestic market in this report and make a comprehensive and objective reflection of the status of China's current Wind Turbine industry. Including Wind Turbine definition classification working principal, we analysis Wind Turbine production ...


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