wind energy site assessment News

  • Research and Markets: Wind Resource Assessment - A Practical Guide to Developing a Wind Project

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zxwzp7/wind_resource_asse) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Wind Resource Assessment. A Practical Guide to Developing a Wind Project" to their offering. This is a practical, authoritative guide to the ...


  • Opening day draws close for Janneby wind testing site

    The only independent wind turbine testing site in the German federal state of Schleswig-Holstein will soon be ready to accept its first wind turbines. The test field, which has been developed by GL Garrad Hassan, GEO (Gesellschaft für Energie und Oekologie mbH) and Bürgerwindpark Janneby e.G, received final building approval and will launch testing activities at the end of 2012. The ...


  • BC Hydro`s site C project to undergo joint environmental assessment

    A draft agreement has been inked by B.C. and Ottawa for a joint, harmonized review panel for the proposed Site C dam. The project consists of a dam and 1,100-megawatt generating station on the Peace River in northeastern B.C. Site C would be the third dam on the Peace. B.C. Hydro said the eco-assessment for Site C ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EPA and U.S. department of energy to develop renewable energy on previously contaminated sites

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory are evaluating the feasibility of developing wind or solar power production on three previously contaminated sites in New York State. EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck today visited the community near the former Bethlehem Steel plant in Lackawanna, one of two Buffalo ...

  • BOEM Publishes EA for Commercial Wind Lease Issuance and Site Assessment Activities on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf Offshore New York for a 30-day Public Comment Period

    On June 6, 2016, BOEM published the Environmental Assessment for Commercial Wind Lease Issuance and Site Assessment Activities on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf Offshore New York (EA) for a 30-day public comment period. In response to stakeholder requests, BOEM is now extending the public comment period. The original comment deadline, set for ...


    By Electro – Metal BOEM

  • EPA, NREL partner to develop renewable energy on potentially contaminated sites

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are evaluating the feasibility of developing renewable energy production on Superfund, brownfields, and former landfill or mining sites. Superfund sites are the most complex, uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites identified by EPA for cleanup due to the risk ...

  • EPA, NREL partner to develop renewable energy on potentially contaminated sites

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are evaluating the feasibility of developing renewable energy production on Superfund, brownfields, and former landfill or mining sites. Superfund sites are the most complex, uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites identified by EPA for cleanup due to the risk ...

  • Alteris Renewables Chooses Remote Sensing Technology to Aid in Wind Assessment Study for Jamestown, RI

    Second Wind, a leader in wind measurement systems, today announced Alteris Renewables, the largest renewable energy installer in New England, will use its wind measurement technology to provide comprehensive wind resource analysis to the town of Jamestown, RI. The town is conducting the ...


  • Windlab Expands Fleet of Second Wind Triton Sonic Wind Profilers

    International wind farm developer adopts Triton for wind farm site assessments worldwide after success in U.S. Midwest SOMERVILLE, Mass. and CANBERRA, Australia - International wind energy developer Windlab has adopted Second Wind's Triton Sonic Wind Profilers as part of its standard wind resource assessment methodology, Second Wind and ...


  • On EPA Web Site: Consumers Can Calculate How Individual Energy Use Contributes to Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Air Pollution

    Washington, D.C. - With just a few clicks of the mouse and a ZIP code, consumers can see how their individual energy use is affecting the Earth. EPA's Power Profiler calculates how much air pollution results from individual electricity use, the fuels used to produce that electricity and how to reduce the impact. 'EPA's Power Profiler makes it easy to research the air emissions that come from ...

  • Merchant Hydrogen Generation and On-site Distributed Generation

    The purpose of this report is to measure and forecast the demand for hydrogen that is sold as a commodity for end-uses that range from petroleum refining to energy production.  This commodity sale and use of hydrogen is informally referred to as the “merchant hydrogen market.”  The remainder of the hydrogen market is referred to as the “captive” segment.  ...


  • Second Wind Offers Flexible Rental and Leasing Programs for Triton Sonic Wind Profiler

    Options allow customers at any stage of development to easily take advantage of remote sensing for wind data SOMERVILLE, Mass. - Enabling a wide range of wind energy companies to measure hub-height wind speeds by employing highly reliable and dependable remote sensing systems in their wind resource assessment studies, Second Wind announced today a new, flexible leasing ...


  • Strategic environmental assessments - saving money and the environment

    In a recent report, the BC Auditor General stated "major projects such as mines or power plants must be reviewed not only to gauge their potential environmental impacts, but also their potential economic, social, heritage and health effects as well". Based on a review of the province's Environmental Assessment Office (EAO), the Auditor General concluded that "Adequate monitoring and enforcement ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Reducing costs for power curve measurements: Site calibration performed with LiDAR

    Utrecht/Lelystad, The Netherlands, 16 November 2015 – For the first time ever, LiDARs were used for a site calibration in preparation of IEC-compliant power curve certification measurements for a wind turbine prototype. Stand-alone LiDARs have been used for years to assess the wind resource for project development. The technology has global recognition within the wind energy industry and ...


    By Ecofys

  • Major Wind Developer Brings Remote Sensing to Projects Worldwide

    CWP adds value to its projects with Second Wind's Triton Sonic Wind Profiler Formed in 2007 to finance the development of wind farms in Central and Eastern Europe, Continental Wind Partners (CWP) has adopted Second Wind's Triton Sonic Wind Profiler as a part of its standard wind resource assessment practice. With a fleet of eight Tritons, CWP is using advanced remote ...


  • Eskasoni Corporate Division and juwi Wind Canada Sign MOU

    On June 26th juwi Wind Canada and Community Wind Farms Inc., met with Eskasoni Chief and Council and the Eskasoni Corporate Division to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the development, construction, ownership and operation of a 4.4 megawatt community wind project. Harmony Community Wind is a community wind project in development near Truro, Nova Scotia and Eskasoni Corporate ...


  • Greenscape Announces Solar and Wind Suppliers for Denver Green Parking Project

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/19/10 -- Announcement Highlights: -- wind, solar and geothermal incorporated within development of world's greenest parking facility Greenscape Capital Group Inc. ("Greenscape") (TSX VENTURE: GRN) is pleased to announce that Green Park Denver LLC ("GP") has selected solar and wind energy suppliers for its Denver parking facility. ...


  • Greenscape Announces Solar and Wind Suppliers for Denver Green Parking Project

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/19/10 -- Announcement Highlights: -- wind, solar and geothermal incorporated within development of world's greenest parking facility Greenscape Capital Group Inc. ("Greenscape") (TSX VENTURE: GRN) is pleased to announce that Green Park Denver LLC ("GP") has selected solar and wind energy suppliers for its Denver parking facility. ...


  • juwi and Millbrook First Nation Moving Forward With Millbrook Wind Project

    Last month, juwi Wind Canada made another positive step in entering the Canadian wind energy market when one of juwi's Community Feed In Tariff (COMFIT) eligible partners, the Millbrook First Nation, received a COMFIT award from the Nova Scotia Department of Energy for a project located in Colchester County. Over the next 12-18 months juwi Wind Canada will work with the Millbrook ...


  • ETI study to assess technological development needs for CCS by Mineralisation

    The Energy Technologies Institute is to carry out a detailed study of the availability and distribution of suitable minerals across the UK and technologies that could be used to economically capture and store carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.  These may arise from distributed sources such as small power plants and industrial facilities as well as large power stations. The leading technology ...

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