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  • UK Small Scale Wind Incentives to Continue with Feed in Tariff

    Following a recent announcement from the UK Government that the Renewable Obligation for Onshore Wind will close at the end of March 2017, we would like to highlight that the closure of the Renewable Obligation is not the same scheme as the Feed in Tariff which will continue for Small & Medium Scale Wind Turbines. The Feed in Tariff scheme has been very successful and despite a reduction in ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • 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

  • 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

  • Are motorways the best spot for wind turbines?

    Wind turbine noise can be detected at low levels, even when it is heard alongside motorway traffic noise, a study finds. It is possible for louder motorways to drown out turbine noise, however. The participants in this listening experiment could easily detect wind turbine noise, but only once they knew it was present in recordings of environmental noise. Public annoyance with wind turbine noise ...

  • Wind energy associations WWEA, BWE and BVKW present the latest small wind turbine market surveys at New Energy Husum

    The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA), the German Wind Energy Association (BWE) and the German Small Wind Turbine Association (BVKW) are releasing their small wind turbine market surveys, reports and studies at the New Energy Husum trade fair. “Small wind turbines are an important topic for New Energy Husum and for the renewable energy industry as a whole. Together with the three ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • 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.

  • 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

  • First Galapagos wind turbines set to halve diesel imports

    To celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Galapagos' Islands discovery, Ecuador's President Rafael Correa Monday launched a program to end the use of fossil fuels on the Galapagos by 2015.  The initiative is led by the San Cristobal Wind Project, which erected three wind turbines near the town of El Progresso on San Cristobal Island.  The wind farm is on the island that suffered the worst oil ...

  • Torque Wind Turbine Video Online - How does it work?

    Torque Wind Turbine presents a video where viewers can see the turbine rotating. It is a wind turbine that not only looks completely different than the wind turbines we are used to, it also works in a different way. It is a very dynamic and intelligent wind turbine that can work in nearly all circumstances from low wind speeds up to high storm wind speeds. It uses wind ...


    By Torque Wind Turbine

  • Advocacy Group: Wind Turbine Rules Needed to Protect Birds

    The sky above a tabletop-flat expanse of eastern Michigan farmland near Lake Huron is a well-traveled pathway for migratory birds journeying between summer nesting areas in Canada's boreal forests and wintering grounds to the south. Thanks to reliably brisk winds, the ground below is dotted with hundreds of electricity-generating turbines. Federal guidelines from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife ...


    By Associated Press

  • Government increases climate emissions target to 80 per cent - as Miliband backs financial incentives for small-scale renewable energy

    Friends of the Earth has welcomed the Government's decision today (Thursday 16 October 2008) to increase its target for cutting UK emissions to 80 per cent but warned pollution from planes and ships needs to be dealt with in law. The move follows Friends of the Earth's successful Big Ask campaign for a tough climate change law. The environmental campaign group also welcomed today's acceptance of ...


  • Interest in Distributed Energy Generation is Driving Growth in Small Wind Power, According to Pike Research

    Small-scale wind power has a long history of successful development in both Western Europe and the United States.During the 18th and 19th century, it is estimated that some 100,000 windmills were scattered throughout Europe.After wind power was largely displaced by steam engines and other sources of mechanical power in Europe, America became fertile soil for the ...


  • Wind Power Now Lucrative Energy Option for UK Consumers - Southwest Windpower`s turbine is now MCS Certified

    LONDON - Southwest Windpower, the world's leading supplier of small wind generators, has received product certification for its Skystream 3.7(R) wind turbines under the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS), enabling customers who install a Skystream wind turbine to qualify for the UK government's Feed-in Tariffs (FiTs) or Clean Energy Cash-Back Scheme. Introduced by ...


  • WEPOWER Ecolutions Sells and Ships Falcon Wind Turbines to Puerto Rico for Installation at VA Caribbean Healthcare System in San Juan

    WEPOWER EcolutionsInc. (the "Company"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Premier Holding Corporation (OTCBB: PRHL), is proud to announce the sale and shipment of two Falcon 5.5kW Vertical Axis Wind Turbines to Puerto Rico Electrical & Environmental Solutions Corporation ("PRESCO") for Veterans Affairs (VA) Caribbean Healthcare System in San Juan. The WEPOWER ...


    By Marketwire

  • Ex-Im Bank Provides $159 Million in Trade Finance for Pennsylvania Manufacturer to Export Turbines to Wind Farm in Honduras

    WASHINGTON, - Gamesa Wind US LLC, a wind-turbine manufacturer headquartered in Langhorne, Pa., will export equipment and services for the Cerro de Hula Wind Farm, the first utility-scale wind project in Honduras, with the support of project financing from the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank). Ex-Im Bank's $159 million direct loan to the ...


    By Gamesa

  • MarketsandMarkets: Global Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Market Will Reach $14.6 Billion With Annual Installations of 0.14 Million Blades by 2016

    According to a new market research report, "Global Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Market by Testing, Material, Blade Size, Regulations & Outlook (2011-2016)" published by MarketsandMarkets, global wind turbine rotor blade market will grow from estimated $7.7 billion in 2011 to $14.6 billion in 2016 with a compound annual growth rate of 13.6% during the ...


  • Energy answer: Blowing in the wind?

    When the federal government approved the Cape Wind project in April, allowing 130 power-generating turbines to be placed in the waters off Cape Cod, it gave a significant boost to the prospects of wind energy. The comparatively high costs of wind power, however, remain a problem. But in a study, MIT researchers have concluded that some of the price problems associated with wind power can be ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Global Wind Energy Industry

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


    By ReportLinker

  • Wind – green energy for Europe

    Opening speech at the European Wind Energy Conf. by Andris PiebalgsMarseille, 16 March 2009 Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure for me to be here at the opening session to welcome you to the 2009 edition of the European Wind Energy Conference in Marseille. I would like to thank EWEA for organising this major event, and for inviting me again this year. I really appreciate this yearly ...

  • 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

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