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  • Microsoft announces largest ever wind energy purchase

    Microsoft inked its largest wind energy deal to date earlier this month, signing two agreements representing 237 megawatts (MW) of wind capacity, bringing Microsoft’s total investment in wind energy in the U.S. to over 500 megawatts. Microsoft has contracted with Allianz Risk Transfer to acquire energy from the new 178 MW Bloom Wind project in  Kansas, as well as with Black Hills ...

  • 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

  • Wind-powered desalination for bahrain

    Wind-powered desalination technology is to be promoted in Bahrain under a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed on 31 January 2011 between Jade Consultancy of Bahrain and Synlift Systems GmbH of Germany. The MoU will enable Jade to introduce green desalination technologies for the first time in the Gulf region. The consultancy will provide advice on business opportunities and the ...

  • CCID Consulting: Wind/PV Hybrid System, a New Way Out for New Energy Utilization

    As wind/PV hybrid system in China’s large wind power generators (with the installed capacity of a single system above 1 MW), on-grid solar PV and solar thermal power generation is still at an early stage, its mainstream application is confined to small and medium-sized wind power generators (with the installed capacity of a single system at or below 100 ...


    By CCID Consulting Co., Ltd.

  • Putting a label on the wind

    In  a direct response to increasing consumer demand for sustainable products, some of the world's leading corporations and non-profit organizations announced today their support for the development the first global consumer label identifying corporations and products made with wind energy. The Global Wind Energy Council, WWF, the LEGO Group, the UN Global Compact, Vestas Wind Systems, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Five Winds International 2009 in Review

    A Year of Growth and Success for Five Winds 2009 was a year of sustainability headlines; climate change, water, supply chain management, sustainability as a survival strategy in a tough economy, and other topics littered newspapers and blogs from January to December. For Five Winds International—a sustainability management consulting company founded in 1998 with offices across the globe—2009 ...

  • Joint wind farms in the Baltic Sea?

    The countries around the Baltic Sea could collaborate on joint wind farms in the common sea. This proposal was raised when Nordic and Baltic politicians discussed various scenarios for energy supplies in the Baltic Sea Region in the Danish parliament on 20 October. The goal is to halve the CO2 emissions and oil consumption in 2030 compared to the levels in 1990. Parliamentarians from the ...


    By The Nordic Council

  • Juhl Wind, Inc. to Install Wind Energy Facility for Honda Plant in Ohio

     Juhl Wind, Inc., (OTCQB: JUHL), an established leader in the renewable-energy industry with a focus on Community-based Wind Power development, ownership and management, is pleased to announce an agreement with Honda Transmission Mfg. of America, Inc. to develop, install and operate two utility-scale wind turbines that will generate electricity for the plant in Russell's Point, ...


    By Juhl Energy, Inc.

  • Quebec to expand wind energy sector

    Quebec Premier Jean Charest has announced the installation of an additional 700 MW of wind power in Quebec. The government is pursuing the development of wind energy and ensure the preservation of jobs associated with this industry in the Gaspé and Matane RCM. "As in the previous tender, the Quebec government will ensure to maximize the economic benefits in Quebec in setting conditions of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Statement by Edward Davey on onshore wind

    In reaction to press stories about onshore wind today, Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey said: “There has been no change to Government policy on renewable energy, as collectively agreed by the Coalition Cabinet. “We set out in the Renewable Energy Roadmap in July 2011 how we expect to reach our target of getting 30% of all UK electricity from renewable sources by ...

  • Wind turbines - not pretty but not unhealthy - Ontario

    The scientific evidence does not demonstrate any direct causal link between wind turbine noise and adverse health effects according to a new report from Dr. Arlene King, Ontario"s Chief Medical Officer of Health. The report was prepared by the Chief Medical Officer of Health and in consultation with the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Second Wind and Dulas announce strategic partnership on advanced wind measurement systems

    Second Wind, a leading provider of wind measurement technology, software and services, today announced an expanded relationship with Dulas, one of the UK's leading renewable energy services firms, designed to offer the UK's wind industry a full range of wind measurement technologies and turnkey field services. Through the new partnership, UK-based wind developers and wind farm operators -- both ...


  • WRG expands into wind energy sector

    Waste Recycling Group, together with its Spanish parent company FCC, is planning to build wind turbines on its landfill sites. Investing £100 million into the project, WRG and FCC expect the wind turbines will produce 80MW of electricity once they are built. WRG development director Andy Ryan said: “[We looked] at our closed and operational landfill sites around the country and carried ...

  • Juhl Wind, Inc. Announces Completion and Startup of the Winona County Wind Project

            WOODSTOCK, Minn., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Juhl Wind Inc. (OTCBB: JUHL), the Leader in Community Wind Power, today announced the official commercial operation date of the $3.6 million Winona County Wind Project in Winona ...


    By Juhl Energy, Inc.

  • Wind Farm Noise Assessment by XL2

    Wind Farm Noise Assessment by XL2 One of the largest acoustic consulting firms in Australia, “Renzo Tonin & Associates” was engaged by the New South Wales Department of Planning ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • 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

  • Wind Energy Market And Wind Turbine Market: Global Scenario (2011 - 2016)

    The report provides the status of global and geography wise installed as well as expected wind energy installations. The influencing factors for this market including drivers, restraints and opportunities have been discussed for probing the current and expected trends in future. Browse:  ...


  • Wind energy reaches greater heights

    Original story at MIT News Wind turbines across the globe are being made taller to capture more energy from the stronger winds that blow at greater heights. But it’s not easy, or sometimes even economically feasible, to build taller towers, with shipping constraints on tower diameters and the ...

  • 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

  • Statement on ending subsidies for onshore wind

    Mr Speaker, with your permission I would like to make a statement on ending new subsidies for onshore wind. This Government is committed to meeting objectives on cutting carbon emissions and to continue to make progress towards the UK’s 2020 renewable energy targets. The renewable electricity programme aims to deliver at least 30% of the UK’s electricity demand from renewables by ...

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