us wind industry News

  • SgurrEnergy advises on investment in world’s first floating offshore wind farm

    SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, acted as technical advisor for the investment in Hywind floating offshore wind farm. Located off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, it is the world’s first multi-turbine floating offshore wind farm. This project is an important milestone between demonstration and full commercialisation of floating wind.  ...


    By SgurrEnergy Ltd.

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...


  • The US Wind Industry - PCT Extension Fuels

    The US Wind Industry – Production Tax Credit Extension Fuels it Again Summary Production Tax Credit (PTC) is one of the most important renewable support policies in the US and it has transformed the country into one of the leading wind power countries. However, one of the issues associated with PTC in the US is that it has a short term approach. Since ...

  • Global Wind Energy Industry

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


    By ReportLinker

  • Research and Markets: Research Report on the US Wind Power Industry 2012

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mhvsgf/us_wind_power) has announced the addition of the "US Wind Power Industry" report to their offering. Wind power is the most popular type of renewable energy being ...


  • German Wind Industry Anticipates Breakthroughs

      Last week an initial breakthrough was made to further accelerate Germany's shift to renewable energy. The country's four major grid operators provided the German government with a new plan for a major grid expansion. The government is reviewing the plan and has recently intensified high-level meetings among national and state-level players. Germany Trade & Invest experts will attend ...


    By Germany Trade & Invest

  • Research and Markets: Expiration of Production Tax Credit will Impact the Wind Industry in the US

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mbjqpl/expiration_of) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Expiration of Production Tax Credit will Impact the Wind Industry in the US" to their offering. Over the past couple of years, the US has passed many federal incentives to ...


  • US wind power industry increases employment by 70% in one year

    The U.S. wind power industry directly employs about 85,000 people today, a 70% increase from a year ago, according to a new report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). The trade association's annual wind industry report, released on April 13, found that 10 new manufacturing facilities went online in the past year, while 17 were expanded and another 30 new facilities were announced. ...

  • Research and Markets: 2012 Report on the US Wind Power Generation Industry

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dacea2/wind_power_generat) has announced the addition of the "Wind Power Generation" report to their offering. The US wind power generation ...


  • Officials hope 1st US offshore wind farm will boost industry

    Construction has begun off Rhode Island's coast on the nation's first offshore wind farm, a milestone that federal and state officials say will help the fledgling U.S. industry surge ahead. U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell said Monday that lenders, regulators and stakeholders can now see a path forward. "It's great to witness a pioneering moment in U.S. history," she said during a boat ...


    By Associated Press

  • Zuidwester wind farm demonstrates rapid progress achieved in wind industry

    Construction work on the Zuidwester wind farm is in full swing on the dyke along the shore of the IJsselmeer. Yesterday, the first of twelve wind turbines has been successfully put into operation. Fifty turbines installed during the late 1980s and early 1990s are being replaced by large new turbines. Each of the new Zuidwester turbines can generate as much electricity as all 50 turbines of the ...


    By RWE AG

  • US Wind Energy Market 2013 Analysis

    ReportsnReports.com adds "The US Wind Energy Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2013" new market research report to its store. The report provides detailed analysis and forecasts of the global wind power market and the US wind market in particular. It also helps in analyzing and forecasting key metrics relating to the installed capacities, market size and growth. The report facilitates to ...

  • Press release: Wind in the sails of the offshore wind industry council

    The first meeting of the new offshore wind sector council will take place today co-chaired by Keith Anderson, Chief Corporate Officer (CCO) of ScottishPower and Business and Energy Minister Michael Fallon. The meeting comes as government and the industry prepare to deliver the offshore wind industrial strategy which will be published in the coming months. ...

  • Number of countries using wind energy is growing rapidly

    The number of countries using wind energy for electricity generation increased in the first half of 2011 to 86. All wind turbines installed worldwide have crossed 200 Gigawatt and can generate 430 TWh per annum, equalling 2,5 % of the global electricity consumption. These and many other figures of the wind energy market are published in the 4th edition of WWEA's international yearbook, Wind ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Climate Change: Some winds decreasing across US

    Declining wind speeds in parts of the United States could impact more than the wind power industry, say Iowa State University climate researchers. Three Iowa State researchers contributed their expertise in modeling North America's climate to a study to be published in the Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres. The study – led by Sara C. Pryor, a professor of atmospheric science at ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Powerful Wind Blows through US Energy Sector

    The wind turbines are turning across America, and a majorreport by the US Department of Energy (DOE) says the wind energy sector now supplies 4.5% of the nation’s electricity. Given the right energy policies and investment in infrastructure, that figure could increase to 10% by 2020 and to 35% by 2050, the DOE predicts. That will not ...


    By Climate News Network

  • US to allow eagle deaths to aid wind power

    Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades. The new rule is designed to address environmental consequences that stand in the way of the nation's wind energy rush: the dozens of bald and golden eagles ...


    By Associated Press

  • US wind power generation grows by 45% in 2007

    Overturning all previous records, the U.S. wind energy industry installed 5,244 megawatts of power in 2007, expanding the nation's total wind power generating capacity by 45 percent in a single calendar year and injecting an investment of over $9 billion into the economy, according to the American Wind Energy Association, AWEA. The new wind projects account for about 30 percent of the entire new ...

  • Infocast`s US-China Wind 2011

    Infocast will hold their second annual US-China Wind Summit at the Marines' Memorial Club & Hotel in San Francisco, CA, December 13 - 15, 2011. This summit is perfectly timed as it coincides with a growing Chinese wind market as well as heightened US-China cooperation. This summit will provide you with insight into the legal and policy frameworks, business environment and assumptions, ...


    By Infocast

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