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  • 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 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 ...

  • Tax Professionals Unfamiliar With US Clean Energy Incentives, Survey Finds

    Tax professionals are generally unfamiliar with the various tax incentives available to private investors in clean energy projects, despite the fact that many have participated in other kinds of "tax equity" transactions, according to a survey ...


    By Bloomberg

  • Aggreko and ComRent Combine for Wind Energy Agreement

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


    By Aggreko PLC

  • Student and young professionals` competition 2011

    EPUK's National Student and Young Professional Competition was held at the University of the West of England on 28th June. The competition was hosted by EPUK (South West Division) and held in UWE's brand new 'R' block built to exacting environmental criteria for the faculty of Built Environment. Six finalists presented papers. Presentations are available at the ...

  • Wind is key to cutting emissions

    Wind is key to cutting emissions   The wind power could help the EU meet almost a third of its emissions reduction target. A new report from the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) showed that by 2020, the EU wind industry would avoid 342 million tonnes ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • Energy Institute to collaborate with G9 on offshore wind health and safety

    The Energy Institute (EI) and the G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association have announced their plans to collaborate on developing a programme of good practice and guidance on health and safety issues in the offshore wind industry. At the Renewables UK Health and Safety Conference in Sheffield, Iwan Tukalo, General Manager, Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind, speaking on behalf of Paul Smith, ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Global and China Offshore Wind Energy Forecasts for 2010-2014

    ReportsnReports.com adds "2010-2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Offshore Wind Energy" new market research report to its store. 2010-2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Offshore Wind Energy was published by QYResearch Wind Energy Research Center on Nov 2010. It was a professional and depth research report on Global and China Offshore Wind Farm Operation. We make a ...

  • 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.

  • Global and China Offshore Wind Energy to 2014 - Deep Research Report

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Global and China Offshore Wind Energy to 2014 Deep Research Report" to its huge collection of research reports. It was a professional and depth research report on Global and China Offshore Wind Farm Operation. We make a detailed analysis on 12 major offshore wind energy countries including Denmark UK Sweden etc in the world. We analysis their ...


  • Pattern Energy Begins Operations at First Commercial Wind Project in Puerto Rico

    Pattern Energy's Finca de Viento Santa Isabel (FVSI) wind project began producing clean energy, as Puerto Rico Governor Luis G. Fortunoofficially started operations at the first commercial-scale wind power project in Puerto Rico, and largest in the Caribbean. Fortuno also announced that, thanks to a recent agreement between Pattern and the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), FVSI will ...


    By Pattern Energy Group LP.

  • Global wind expert says offshore wind will be one of the cheapest UK energy sources by 2025

    Last week at the Carbon Trust’s annual innovation lecture at the British Library global wind energy expert, Henrik Stiesdal, Chief Technical Officer at Siemens Wind Power told an audience of 200 prominent offshore wind stakeholders that offshore wind will be one of the cheapest, scalable solutions for the UK, as compared to other renewables and fossil fuel energy sources by 2025, if the ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Scottish & Southern Energy gets planning consent for Scottish wind farm

    The decision follows a Public Inquiry into the development, which was concluded in August 2007 – the original planning application was made in October 2005. The wind farm will have 23 turbines and construction work is expected to begin next year, with the wind farm scheduled to be commissioned in 2010. Its development will require the investment of around £55m. When Achany is commissioned, SSE ...


    By Scottish and Southern Energy

  • UL to Acquire Wind Energy Measurement Leader DEWI GmbH

      NORTHBROOK, Ill. , April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UL, a world leader in advancing safety, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire DEWI GmbH, a world leader in wind energy measurement and testing services, from the German state of Lower Saxony.  Additionally, UL has agreed to acquire a 50.8 percent stake in DEWI GmbH, an accredited DAP (German accreditation) ...


    By UL LLC

  • GlobalSpec Announces Free Wind Energy Technology Online Tradeshow & Event

    Who:GlobalSpec,the leading specialized vertical search, information services, e-publishing and online events company serving the engineering, technical and industrial communities, recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) ...


    By IEEE Globalspec

  • Energy Department Announces $2.5 Million to Improve Wind Forecasting

    The Energy Department today announced $2.5 million for a new project to research the atmospheric processes that generate wind in mountain-valley regions. This in-depth research, conducted by Vaisala of Louisville, Colorado, will be used to improve the wind industry's weather models for short-term wind forecasts, especially for those issued less than 15 hours in advance. With access to better ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Pattern Energy Completes Financing on the Ocotillo Wind Project in Southern California

    Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced that it has closed the financing of its Ocotillo Wind project, a 265 megawatt (MW) wind power project that will utilize 112 Siemens 2.37 MW turbines. The financing is structured as a construction loan with a seven-year commercial bank tranche co-led by Deutsche Bank and RBC Capital ...


    By Pattern Energy Group LP.

  • Nevada`s First Wind Power Project Begins Generating Clean Energy

     Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced that its Spring Valley Wind project – the first wind power project in the state of Nevada – has completed construction and is fully operational. A ceremony is being held today to commence commercial operations at the 151.8 megawatt (MW) Spring Valley Wind project, which is located near the town of Ely. "I couldn't be happier that ...


    By Pattern Energy Group LP.

  • GE Accelerates Wind Energy Development in Brazil with Opening of New Services Center

    Facility is First of Two Brazilian Wind Energy Service Centers to Open this Year, Improving Efficiency and Speed of Services to Local Customers Centers Represents a $1.5M Investment of a Total of $5.5M in 2013 for the Renewable Industry in Brazil GE (NYSE: GE), one of the world's leading wind turbine suppliers with more than ...


    By General Electric

  • GE Software Powers Research on Efficient Wind Energy Production

    GE today announced that it is working with Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) to investigate ways to improve wind farm productivity and efficiency. The results of the study will directly contribute to future product and service designs. The project is part of a larger Department of Energy (DOE) investment of $9 million to an IIT-led consortium to enhance the ...


    By GE Intelligent Platforms

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