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  • Wind energy testing is a breeze for Vestas

    To increase their efforts in providing environmentally friendly power sources, Vestas has expanded its wind turbine testing capabilities. The Danish-based company recently purchased its second Hand Held Sound Analyzer (Type 2270) from Brüel & Kjær, which contains real-time analyzers, with 1/1 and 1/3-octave. These are supported by Fast Fourier Transformation (FFT) analysis for tone ...

  • 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

  • DepthAnalysis: Global Wind Energy Market and Wind Turbine Market to 2016

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report"Footwear Market - Global Scenario, Trends, Industry Analysis, Size, Share And Forecast 2012 - 2018 " to its huge collection of research reports. All Points are covered in table of Content of this Report some of them listed here: 1. Executive Summary 2. Market Analysis 3. Market Segmentation I: By Category 4. Market Segmentation ...


  • Number of countries using wind energy is growing rapidly

    The number of countries using wind energy for electricity generation increased in the first half of 2011 to 86. All wind turbines installed worldwide have crossed 200 Gigawatt and can generate 430 TWh per annum, equalling 2,5 % of the global electricity consumption. These and many other figures of the wind energy market are published in the 4th edition of WWEA's international yearbook, Wind ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Wind Energy: TÜV Rheinland Receives New Accreditation

    TÜV Rheinland has been accredited by the German Accreditation Body (DAkkS) as a certification body for type and component certification of wind turbines in accordance with international standard IEC 61400-22. This authorizes the company to conduct conformity assessments of onshore and offshore turbines and their components and to issue certificates accordingly.  “With this ...


    By TÜV Rheinland AG

  • GE Celebrates 10 Years of Advancing Wind Energy

    GE (NYSE: GE), a global technology leader and supplier of wind turbines and related services, is celebrating 10 years of industry leadership in wind energy. Since GE entered the industry through the acquisition of Enron Wind in 2002, it has installed 18,000 ...


    By General Electric

  • Wind and Solar Energy Market in Turkey – Risks and Opportunities

    The demand for electricity in Turkey is expected to rise sharply in future. Since the government is keen to avoid foreign dependency, considerably more power will be required from domestic sources. Turkey has a huge potential in wind and solar energy thanks to favourable climatic conditions. To achieve the government's target of 20 GW installed wind energy capacity by 2023, the industry will need ...


  • On-line training accelerates the marketplace for Renewable Energies

    “The world-wide growth in Renewable Energy over the last year has dramatically increased the demand for people that understand these technologies from a business perspective,” says Frederic Pouyot, Vice President of Clean Energy at Willis College of Business and Technology and CEO of GPEKS Constructions Inc. Willis College and GPEKS teamed up four years ago to deliver quality on-line courses ...

  • Wind Energy Update: Pushing the Design Envelope: the Emerging Reality of 10-20MW Offshore Wind Turbines

    Scott Macdonald reports according to the Offshore Wind Supply Chain Strategy Report 2011 the average size of offshore wind turbines is set to grow from its present 2 to 7MW capacity range to between 10 and 20MW in the next 10 to 15 years. Wind Energy Update writes... on the basis of a wide-ranging industry survey of offshore wind turbine manufacturer OEMs the new report finds that 40 per cent of ...


    By PRWeb

  • 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)

  • New growth strategies in wind energy are now essential, says Frost & Sullivan

    Due to the strong growth and placement of wind turbine orders in 2008 and the lead time between placing the orders and shipping them out to customers, the top line for wind turbine manufacturers in 2009 has been relatively unaffected. However, the fall in orders in 2009 will affect revenues of these companies in 2010. Therefore, it is essential for companies to adopt new strategies to keep their ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • enXco Service Canada Inc. Signs Agreement With Cartier Wind Energy Inc.

    enXco Service Canada Inc., an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, has signed an agreement with Cartier Wind Energy Inc. to provide remote monitoring services for the 109.5 megawatt Baie-des-Sables Wind Farm located in Baie-des-Sables, Quebec. Consisting of 73 GE 1.5-MW SLE wind turbines, the project was commissioned in November 2006 and generates clean energy for approximately 21,000 homes. ...


    By Marketwire

  • University of Windsor establishes Wind and Renewable Energies Research Centre

    The University of Windsor today signed an agreement with Brüel & Kjær - the world’s oldest and largest manufacturer and supplier of sound and vibration measurement apparatus - to establish North America’s first Wind and Renewable Energies Centre of Expertise (WRECE) in the Centre for Engineering Innovation. The agreement, signed jointly by University of Windsor ...

  • Wind Energy Services Company (WES) Expands Services and Workforce

    One segment of the wind energy business that is not stagnating is on-site service and maintenance of wind generation equipment, according to Wind Energy Services Company (WES), a specialist in composite components such as blades, nacelles and nose cones. The company announced today that they have expanded their service offerings to meet the evolving needs of wind farm operators – and as a ...


    By PRWeb

  • EDF Renewable Energy Dedicates the Pacific Wind Project and Catalina Solar Project

    EDF Renewable Energy, formerly enXco, celebrates the construction and operation of two Kern County projects producing clean energy for Southern California. The 140 MW Pacific Wind and 143 MWp Catalina Solar projects were developed and contracted independently; however, their close geographic proximity to one another enabled the projects to share certain infrastructure ...


    By Marketwire

  • French Developers and GE Fuel Wind Energy Growth in France

    GE to Provide 27 Advanced Wind Turbines to Meet Europe’s Highest Reliability, Availability Standards Developers Boralex and InnoVent Invest in GE Culture of Health, Environment and Safety for New Wind Farms in France 77 Megawatts of New Wind Energy Will Help France Reach Renewable Energy Goal of 23 Percent by ...


    By General Electric

  • Finavera wind energy secures agreement with McLeod Lake Indian Band

    Finavera Wind Energy Inc. has reached agreement in principle with the McLeod Lake Indian Band for the development of the Company's four wind projects in the Peace Region of British Columbia. The agreement marks the beginning of a partnership that will see benefits flow to both parties through the construction and operation of four wind projects that will produce 300 megawatts of clean, renewable ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • Modular Wind Energy Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification

    Modular Wind Energy (www.modwind.com), a manufacturer of innovative rotor blades for large-size wind turbines, has achieved certification from Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) as an ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems compliant organization for the design, manufacture, installation, and service of wind turbine blades. LRQA is accredited by American National ...

  • NREL, Clemson University Collaborate on Wind Energy Testing Facilities

    Two of our nation's most advanced wind energy research and test facilities have joined forces to help the wind energy industry improve the performance of wind turbine drivetrains and better understand how the turbines can integrate more effectively with the electrical grid. Through a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA), the Energy Department's National Renewable ...

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