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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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • FLOWSTAR-Energy forecast for wind turbine

    CERC are providing forecasts of hourly power output for an operational wind turbine in a rural area near Inverurie, Scotland (see the map) for up to 4 days ahead. The predictions enable the turbine owner to plan energy usage. An example is shown in the figure. The live forecasts can be seen at the bottom of the CERC home page. The forecasts are calculated using our own ...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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:  ...


  • A new web site for wind energy and climatology solutions

    http://meteodyn.com/en/   Meteodyn is proud to launch its new website about wind engineering: find all the solutions to benefit from wind energy, make safe your rojects and use clean and renewable resources (wind, sun...). Meteodyn provides software and consulting services to assess wind, solar potential, forecast wind production for large and small wind projects, optimize sun gain and ...


    By Meteodyn

  • European Commission prepares offshore wind energy plan

    The European Commission is inviting investors, project developers, wind turbine manufacturers, energy companies, government services, environmental NGOs and all other interested stakeholders, including the general public, to help identify the key barriers for the further development of offshore wind energy in Europe and what might be done to overcome them. On 23 January 2008 the Commission made a ...

  • New Book Explains Meteorology for Wind Energy Professionals

    The fundamentals of meteorology dictate the success or failure of wind projects, says Dr Landberg, yet many of the industry’s decision makers lack a ready resource for understanding the important theoretical concepts they need. “In Meteorology for Wind Energy: An Introduction, I have focused on the requirements of the industry, explaining the important concepts that are directly ...


    By DNV GL - Software

  • Wind energy blows through economic downturn

    Despite the global credit crunch and decreased energy demand in many countries, more wind energy was installed last year than ever before. Wind power capacity worldwide increased 31 percent in 2009, with an additional 37,500 megawatts installed, according to the Global Wind ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Uruguay to develop as much wind energy as possible

    Uruguay, South America's third-cleanest country in terms of carbon emissions, plans to develop as many wind farms as its electricity grid can support to diversify energy supplies beyond fossil fuel and hydropower. The country has 500 megawatts of wind projects in the works, and Ramon Mendez, director of energy at the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining, said Uruguay may generate 25 percent to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Aggreko and ComRent Combine for Wind Energy Agreement

    Focusing on wind energy, Aggreko the global leader in ...


    By Aggreko PLC

  • Revolutionary Wind Energy Company Accio Energy, Inc. Adds CEO

    Jennifer Baird Brings Track Record of Successfully Commercializing Transformational Technologies to Start-Up That Captures Wind Energy Without the Use of TurbinesANN ARBOR, MI -- (Marketwire) -- 09/15/10 -- Accio Energy, Inc., an early stage alternative energy company, today announced that Jennifer Baird, until recently President and CEO of Accuri Cytometers, Inc., is joining the company as ...


    By Marketwire

  • Finavera Wind Energy Announces $22 Million Sale of 77 MW Wildmare Wind Energy Project

      Finavera Wind Energy Inc. ('Finavera Wind Energy' or the 'Company') (TSX-V: FVR) is pleased to announce it has signed a binding Purchase and Sale Agreement to sell the 77 megawatt ("MW") Wildmare Wind Energy Project for approximately $22,000,000 to Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (TSX: INE) ("Innergex"). The Wildmare Wind Energy Project, located near the community of Chetwynd in ...


    By Finavera Renewables

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Cadmus Releases New Tool to Improve Siting Practices for Wind Energy Projects

    The Cadmus Group, Inc. today announced the release of a new online tool designed to help companies choose the most effective site for their wind energy project. The Distributed Wind Site Analysis Tool (DSAT) allows users to predict the energy output and environmental benefits of wind energy projects at sites across the United States. “DSAT represents a step ...


    By The Cadmus Group, Inc.

  • Worldwide Wind Energy Market and Wind Turbine Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecasts 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. To Read the Complete Report with TOC Visit: ...


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