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  • Faraday Future Uses RainWise PortLog Station to Monitor Test Track

    Faraday Future, an emerging electric car company based in Los Angelas, California, uses a RainWise PortLog weather station to monitor the weather conditions in their 0-60 MPH acceleration video. Weather conditions can obviously make a huge difference in car racing and everyday driving. This is why RainWise weather stations are used in a wide range of ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • New Zealand can play leading role in smart energy systems, says new IEA report

    New Zealand has long been a global leader in developing effective energy markets, renewable energy and establishing robust policies for electricity security, linked to its unique natural resource base and geography. Over the past decade, New Zealand's growing energy needs have outpaced improvements in energy efficiency, mainly because of the country's expanding economy and growing ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • New RainWise Inc. device collects wind data for wind turbine feasibility

    RainWise, Inc., one of the leading manufacturers of quality weather stations in the U.S. and abroad, is pleased to announce the release of the new WindLog™. This valuable device collects and records wind data to test the wind viability of a location prior to the installation of a wind turbine. The low cost ($350) WindLog™ is ideal for individual consumers and businesses who are contemplating the ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • 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

  • Blowin` in the wind

    MIT students and staff worked together last month to install wind-monitoring equipment on a lighting post in the west campus athletic fields to evaluate whether to erect a wind turbine there in the spring. The planned turbine, a Skystream 3.7 with a rated output of 2.4 kilowatts, about enough to power an average home, is a gift from Philip Deutch as a tribute to his father, Institute Professor ...

  • Wind firm sues to block release of bird-death data

    A company that operates at least 13 wind-energy facilities across three states is suing in federal court to block the U.S. government from releasing information to The Associated Press about how many birds are found dead at its facilities. Pacificorp of Portland, Oregon, is seeking an injunction in U.S. District Court in Utah to prevent the Interior Department from releasing information it ...


    By Associated Press

  • Vestas Wind Systems Turns to IBM Big Data Analytics for Smarter Wind Energy

    IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Danish energy company Vestas Wind Systems will use IBM big data analytics software and powerful IBM systems to improve wind turbine placement for ...


    By IBM Corporation

  • HSE incident data for offshore wind sector now available

    The G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association (G9), supported by the Energy Institute (EI), has published its first annual incident data report. This publication gives a comprehensive insight into the health and safety performance of the G9 members from 35 sites spread across the United Kingdom and Northern Europe. The offshore wind industry has seen impressive growth in recent years as ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Determination of Wind Velocity and Wind Direction with the PCE-WL 1 Wind Recorder

    PCE Instruments UK has recently added the new PCE-WL 1 wind recorder to its range of products. The PCE-WL 1 wind recorder is a measuring instrument which measures and records wind velocity over a long period. Thanks to the power supply via batteries, it can be used in mobile applications. Since wind power energy is a cost intensive investment, it is important to know how much wind energy is to be ...


    By PCE Instruments UK Ltd

  • Good winds boost wind power in Brazil

    The wind market is reaching high levels in global investments in power, and currently is the component of the energy mix that is growing faster. Recently, GWEC – the global wind power council – released the statistics related to the 2013 market, which presented a cumulative capacity of 318,137 MW, which represents an increase of nearly 200,000 MW in the past five years. In Brazil, the ...


    By Alstom

  • Where the Wind Blows?

    The most detailed data and statistics on global wind energy potential are now available online, thanks to a free resource launched today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). The Global Wind Atlas provides wind resource data at one-kilometre resolution. Prior to this release, global wind data was only publically available at ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Introduction to Dyacon Wind Sensors

    Wind sensors are critical pieces of weather instrumentation for the professional and amateur meteorologist. Dyacon WSD ...


    By Dyacon, Inc.

  • Wind Energy - China

    Wind Energy - China Wind Energy Market In China Description The wind energy market in China has been growing dynamically and is expected to grow further. It has been pegged at the ...


  • Global Wind Energy Industry

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


    By ReportLinker

  • Searoc Successfully Install Floating Wind Lidar For Garden State Offshore Energy – Seazephir Noted As ‘The Future Of Offshore Data Collection’ For Wind Farms.

    International marine engineering company SeaRoc are delighted to announce the successful delivery and deployment of a SeaZephIR product to Garden State Offshore Energy (GSOE), a US joint venture project between Deepwater Wind and PSE&G Renewable Generation. Garden State Offshore Energy is a planned utility scale project of approximately 1,000MW installed capacity, over 20 miles offshore due ...


    By SeaRoc Group

  • Climatronics` new rugged, `no-moving–parts` sonic anemometer provides the reliable wind speed and direction data so critical to efficient wind turbine operation

    Aerodynamic design maximizes wind measurement and 'ice–free' reliability heating efficiency for extreme applications. Climatronics introduces a new, “high survivability” sonic anemometer designed specifically for ambient wind sensing in extremely harsh environments for wind turbine control.  A replacement for conventional mechanical propeller cup and rotor anemometers as well as other types ...


    By Climatronics Corporation

  • Blue Diamond Completes Final Huerfano Wind Study to Satisfy Project Financing Requirements; Data Shows Very Strong Class 5 Winds at Site

    HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 09/27/10 -- Blue Diamond Ventures, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BLDV), through its affiliate Blue Diamond Ventures Renewables, LLC, announced today that its final wind study has been completed to satisfy project financing requirements for the proposed 198-megawatt wind project in Huerfano County, Colorado, with data showing very strong winds at the site. ...


    By Marketwire

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