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  • NREL finds U.S. wind energy potential larger than previously estimated

    The maximum potential to generate wind power in the United States is more than three times greater than previously estimated, according to a new study by DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The new analysis, developed in collaboration with AWS Truewind, LLC, is based on updated computer models and examines the wind potential at wind turbine hub heights of 80 meters and 100 meters. ...

  • NREL releases estimate of national offshore wind energy potential

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announces the release of a new report that assesses the electricity generating potential of offshore wind resources in the United States. According to the Assessment of Offshore Wind Energy Resources for ...

  • New Reports Highlight Major Potential in Offshore Wind Energy

    The Energy Department today announced a new report showing steady progress for the U.S. offshore wind energy industry over the past year. The report highlights 14 ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • U.S. EPA, dept. of energy launch innovative new tools to determine solar and wind energy potential on contaminated lands

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed and launched new tools designed to test underutilized sites and contaminated land for solar and wind energy potential. The tools give local communities and landowners ways to evaluate sites for renewable energy potential without the need for technical ...

  • Wind Energy - Sweden

    Wind Energy - Sweden Wind Energy Market In Sweden  Description The wind power market in Sweden has strong potential for growth among other sources of power in renewable energy ...


  • 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

  • Wind – green energy for Europe

    Opening speech at the European Wind Energy Conf. by Andris PiebalgsMarseille, 16 March 2009 Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure for me to be here at the opening session to welcome you to the 2009 edition of the European Wind Energy Conference in Marseille. I would like to thank EWEA for organising this major event, and for inviting me again this year. I really appreciate this yearly ...

  • Wind energy projects in Bulgaria

    Wind energy projects in Bulgaria In  this issue we present exhibitors in the SEE Exhibition ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • Global Wind Energy Industry

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


    By ReportLinker

  • 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 ...


  • US Interior Department identifies enormous potential for offshore wind power in Atlantic

    A comprehensive government survey of offshore energy resources shows enormous potential for offshore wind power, particularly off the Atlantic Coast, while at the same time identifying major information gaps for offshore oil and gas resources, according to energy and ocean policy experts at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The survey was released today by Secretary of Interior Ken ...

  • China wind power industry exhibits a strong growth potential

    With swift economic growth and flourishing industrial sectors, China has been witnessing a continued increase in the electricity consumption over the past few years. Because of this surge in demand, China has witnessed significant development in its power sector, with renewable energy sources garnering the major attention. Although there has been substantial growth in electricity generation from ...


  • National Atlas highlights our renewable energy potential

    Environment Minister Peter Garrett today launched the first ever, user friendly interactive atlas to map the full extent of Australia's renewable energy resources. Speaking at the site of the new solar 'big dish' at the Australian National University, Mr Garrett said the atlas would be a fantastic and invaluable tool for industry, governments and the community as Australia explored solutions to ...


    By Australian Government

  • You`re Invited: Public Scoping Meetings on Potential Oahu Offshore Wind

    On June 22, 2016, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Ross Hopper announced a major step in BOEM’s Hawaii offshore wind planning process. In addition to issuing a Call for Information and Nominations (Call) to gauge interest in acquiring commercial wind leases in areas offshore Oahu and solicit comments on potential ...


    By Electro – Metal BOEM

  • Energy Department Releases Report, Evaluates Potential for Wind Power in All 50 States

    In support of the President’s all-of-the above energy strategy, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced the release of Enabling Wind Power Nationwide, a report showing how the United States can unlock the vast potential for wind energy deployment in all 50 ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • DNV GL maps wind energy production potential in Zambia, Tanzania and The Maldives for World Bank ESMAP project

    DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has created the preliminary wind atlases for Zambia, Tanzania and The Maldives, as part of phase 1 of an Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) project funded by the World Bank. The project aims to reveal the true extent of wind energy production potential in each of the three countries. ...


    By DNV GL - Software

  • African renewables potential mapped

    Tapping into Africa's renewable energy could transform living standards across the continent, according to a report that has mapped the potential of renewables in the region. The report aims to help African governments set up renewable energy plans, and has called for the urgent transfer of relevant ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • The Potential for Biogas in Africa

    When thinking about renewable energy it’s common to think of wind power and solar. However there is massive potential in Africa for the utilisation of renewable gas for power generation. Some naturally occurring microbes are able to break down organic material in the absence of oxygen to produce different types of biologically created gas – ‘ ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Unleashing the potential of the green economy

    According to the UNEP 2008 Yearbook, elements of a global "green economy" are now emerging, and the private sector is assuming a more active role in its achievement. But governments must remove many barriers to make the high risk sustainability market more palatable for investors. The report identifies investment and market mechanics as the leading potential solutions to climate change. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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