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  • Collecting Wind Data With Remote Sensing and 60-Meter Masts is a Cost-Effective Alternative to 80-Meter Met Towers Alone, Analysis Finds

    Combining remote sensing measurement tools with 60-meter meteorological tower data is an accurate, cost-effective alternative to collecting wind information vs. with 80-meter met towers alone, according to a cost analysis from Second Wind.The analysis determined that one wind study using ...


  • Model of a modern measurement meter

    Sound and vibration specialist, Brüel & Kjær has launched a fourth generation of hardware for its sound level meters and hand-held analyzers - Types 2250 and 2270 G4. This new hardware enables Types 2250 and 2270 users to run multiple, upgraded applications, such as frequency analysis, logging and signal recording. It also has a high-contrast colour screen, which makes performing ...

  • Windlab Expands Fleet of Second Wind Triton Sonic Wind Profilers

    International wind farm developer adopts Triton for wind farm site assessments worldwide after success in U.S. Midwest SOMERVILLE, Mass. and CANBERRA, Australia - International wind energy developer Windlab has adopted Second Wind's Triton Sonic Wind Profilers as part of its standard wind resource assessment methodology, Second Wind and ...


  • 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 ...


  • Wind can help solve energy crisis

    Since it became a viable energy resource around 20 years ago, wind power has emerged as a leading renewable technology. At the end of 2006 the worldwide capacity of all wind turbines was close to 75 gigawatts, which represents around one percent of all electricity use in the world. Three quarters of that wind power usage is currently based in Europe. The Danes lead the way with nearly 20 percent ...


  • Machine Learning in Support of Complex Wind Data Management

    EWC Weather Consult take part in the European largest and most important wind event, the EWEA 2014 Annual Event, 10-13 March 2014 in Barcelona. In Hall 6, Stand 6B42, the weather service providers and wind experts from Karlsruhe will be presenting their solutions in complex weather data management. The service portfolio includes MCP (Measure Correlate Predict) wind measurement procedures, ...


    By WindEurope

  • 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, ...


  • Second Wind Offers Flexible Rental and Leasing Programs for Triton Sonic Wind Profiler

    Options allow customers at any stage of development to easily take advantage of remote sensing for wind data SOMERVILLE, Mass. - Enabling a wide range of wind energy companies to measure hub-height wind speeds by employing highly reliable and dependable remote sensing systems in their wind resource assessment studies, Second Wind announced today a new, flexible leasing ...


  • Second Wind Expands European Sales Team to Meet Increasing Global Demand for Wind Measurement Technologies

    Wind measurement leader taps experienced wind industry sales professional to serve growing European wind power market SOMERVILLE, Mass., Oct. 26 - Second Wind today announced it has expanded its European sales team with the addition of Jason Wood as director of European sales. Based in the ...


  • Installed Base of Smart Meters for Distribution Automation Applications Will Surpass 143 Million Worldwide by 2020

    As initial smart grid programs begin to wind down and the sector as a whole matures, utilities are increasingly shifting their focus from the deployment of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) technology to distribution automation (DA) applications that can reduce both capital and operating costs, as well as improve the efficiency and quality of the power grid. The integration of DA systems and ...

  • Smart meters enable the two-way flow of electricity

    The worldwide economy may be riding something of a roller coaster, but according to the Vancouver-based GLOBE Foundation, companies that can provide clean technologies and solutions will prosper. In their report Securing the Workplace ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • New Funding Opportunity to Develop Larger Wind Turbine Blades

    The Energy Department today announced $1.8 million in funding for the development of larger wind turbine blades that will help capture more power from wind resources and increase the efficiency of wind energy systems. This funding will support the research and development of technological innovations to improve the manufacturing, transportation, and assembly of wind turbine blades longer than 60 ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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 ...


  • Global Wind Energy Fortunes (and Turbines) Growing Fast, at Least in Short Term

    From Brazil to South Africa, from northern Europe to the American heartland, wind is on the rise. Already among the world's fastest growing energy sources, wind technology is on the cusp of advances that could multiply a turbine's ability to transform currents of air into electricity, and at a time when global leaders are seeking ways to power the planet without greenhouse gases. So wind energy ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • 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 ...


  • Marshall University Uses Second Wind's Wind Data Collection Solutions to Plan Clean Energy Futures of West Virginia Surface Mine Sites

    Coal mined from West Virginia's mountains has powered this country for decades, and now Second Wind's wind data collection solutions are helping former and active coal mining sites find second energy-producing lives as homes for wind farms and other renewable energy facilities. Marshall University's Center for Environmental, Geotechnical and ...


  • ONERA acquires Brüel & Kjær wind tunnel test system

    The system’s first use will be for scale-model, aero-acoustic measurements at the S1 large sonic wind tunnel in Modane, after which ONERA will use the system in a number of its other wind tunnels. This system integrates with the wind-tunnel control system at the Modane facility, which can remotely control the data acquisition process. During data recording, process data is simultaneously ...

  • Second Wind names Clean Electric Israel as authorized reseller in Israel and CIS

    Second Wind, a leading developer of wind measurement technology for the world's wind power industry, today announced that it is partnering with one of the leaders in the Israeli wind industry to offer wind measurement equipment in Israel and the CIS countries. Clean Electric Israel, a Petah-Tiqwa-based company providing wind assessment and forecasting services, will offer Second Wind's Nomad® ...


  • University of Windsor establishes Wind and Renewable Energies Research Centre

    The University of Windsor today signed an agreement with Brüel & Kjær - the world’s oldest and largest manufacturer and supplier of sound and vibration measurement apparatus - to establish North America’s first Wind and Renewable Energies Centre of Expertise (WRECE) in the Centre for Engineering Innovation. The agreement, signed jointly by University of Windsor ...

  • GE Developing Wind Blades That Could Be the “Fabric” of Our Clean Energy Future

    In a move that could put wind energy on equal economic footing with traditional fossil fuels, GE (NYSE: GE), Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech), and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), will begin work on a project that could fundamentally change the way wind blades are designed, manufactured and installed. With most of the cost of electricity for ...


    By General Electric

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