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  • Possible effects of giant wind farms on the weather

    Wind power can make a large contribution towards renewable energy targets but there are concerns about their impacts on the weather. A new study models the effects of a hypothetical giant wind farm in North America on the weather. The researchers suggest that it could be possible to use these effects positively. The EU set itself the target of increasing the share of renewables in energy use in ...

  • Paldiski onshore wind farm officially opened in Estonia

    Eighteen GE 2.5-100 Wind Turbines to Mark Company’s Debut in the Country 45 Megawatts of Wind Power to Increase Estonia’s Renewable Energy Capacity Estonia in Pole Position to Reach the 2020 Renewable Energy Targets GE (NYSE: GE) announced today the opening of the Paldiski Wind Farm on the Pakri peninsula in ...


    By General Electric

  • Research and Markets: Directory of Wind Farms, North America

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gn93ft/directory_of_wind) has announced the addition of the "Directory of Wind Farms, North America" directory to their offering. A comprehensive directory of ...


  • Start of construction at Königshovener Höhe wind farm

    Joint venture project of the city of Bedburg and RWE Investment volume of some € 70 million for first construction phase Senvion supplies the systems of the 3.2 megawatt class First phase due to be commissioned at the end of 2014 The official ground-breaking ceremony for the Königshovener Höhe wind farm is taking place today. At a ...


    By RWE AG

  • McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm to be Powered by GE Turbines

    Northland Power and Mnidoo Mnising Power’s McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm on Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Will be Powered by 24 GE Wind Turbines McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm Will Provide 60 Megawatts of Wind Power to the Ontario Grid GE Will Provide around-the-Clock Innovative Remote Monitoring and Diagnostics and 10-Year Service ...


    By General Electric

  • Research and Markets: Directory of Wind Farms, Canada

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vhq5vd/directory_of_wind) has announced the addition of the "Directory of Wind Farms, Canada" directory to their offering. A comprehensive directory of wind farms ...


  • Research and Markets: Directory of Wind Farms, Mexico

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w7gc58/directory_of_wind) has announced the addition of the "Directory of Wind Farms, Mexico" directory to their offering. A comprehensive directory of wind farms ...


  • RWE offshore wind farm attracts new investor

    RWE Innogy has today agreed terms for the sale of a 10% share in its Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm with the UK Green Investment Bank. RWE Innogy will generate £220m of new capital as a result of the sale, which will be reinvested into other renewable energy projects within its extensive portfolio. The transaction will close when the construction of Gwynt y Môr is ...


    By RWE AG

  • Gamesa to build a 70-MW wind farm in Uruguay under a turnkey arrangement

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has received an order from Rafisa, trustee of the Financiero Arias Trust, backed and managed by Uruguay's state utility, UTE, for the turnkey construction of a 70-MW wind farm in Uruguay. Under the scope of the agreement, the company will supply, install and commission 35 G114-2.0 MW turbines at the Colonia Arias wind farm located in the ...


    By Gamesa

  • China Wind Farm Operators 2012 Deep Research Report

    2012 Deep Research Report on China Wind Farm Operators is a professional and depth research report on China Wind Farm Operation industry. In this report we focus on China domestic market and make comprehensive and objective reflection of China's current status of wind farm operation. We also make a forecast of China Wind power market. At first, we make an introduction of the background knowledge ...


  • Iberdrola Renovables starts up three wind farms in the USA

    Iberdrola Renovables has brought three new wind farms on stream in the U.S. with a combined capacity of 168.5 megawatts (MW), thus boosting its growth and advancing its strategic goals in this market. The three are Providence Heights in Bureau County (Illinois), with 72 MW coming from 36 Gamesa model G87 2 MW nameplate capacity wind turbines, Winnebago I in Winnebago County (Iowa), with 10 ...


    By Iberdrola

  • ADB finances wind farms to help cut PRC greenhouse gas emissions

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will partly finance a $73 million wind farm in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region to support the People's Republic of China's (PRC) efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions and to promote privateinvestment in renewable energy. ADB is extending a long-term local currency loan of up to CNY164 million ($24 million) to Datang Sino-Japan (Chifeng) Renewable Power ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • Meteo-Logic Offers Accurate Localized Weather Forecasts for Wind Farms

    Meteo-Logic, an innovative provider of custom-made accurate weather forecasting, launched today a new service specifically designed to provide the wind farm energy industry with highly accurate localized weather forecasts. Meteo-Logic offers detailed weather parameters and tools required for making ...


    By Meteo-Logic Ltd.

  • Research and Markets: 2012 Deep Research Report on China Wind Farm Operators

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kkh22z/2012_deep_research) has announced the addition of the "2012 Deep Research Report on China Wind Farm Operators" report to their offering. ...


  • Iberdrola Renovables commissions Europe’s second-largest wind farm in Granada, Spain

    Iberdrola Renewables ended 2007 with 7,704 MW of operational capacity, and projects for another 42,000 MW, consolidating its world leadership position*. The company invested more than €250 million in the El Marquesado facility in Granada province, Andalusia’s largest wind farm with a capacity of 198 MW. Chairman Ignacio Galán announced new investments of €1 billion in Andalusia through 2010. ...


    By Iberdrola

  • Siemens and E.ON to build EUR 275m major Danish offshore wind farm

    E.ON has placed an order with Siemens Energy for the supply of 90 wind turbines for the Rødsand II offshore wind farm south of the Danish island of Lolland in the Baltic Sea. With an installed capacity of 207 megawatts (MW) the new project will be one the largest offshore wind farms in the world. The 90 turbines with a rotor diameter of 93 meters and a capacity of 2.3 MW each will be installed in ...


    By E.ON AG

  • NASA Satellite Measurements Imply Texas Wind Farm Impact On Surface Temperature

    A Texas region containing four of the world's largest wind farms showed an increase in land surface temperature over nine years that researchers have connected to local meteorological effects of the turbines. The land surface temperature around the west-central Texas wind farms warmed at a rate of .72 degrees Celsius per ...

  • Popular TV Programme trusts XL2 for Noise Monitoring of Wind Farms

    Eco Eye, Irelands longest running and most successful environmental documentary series recently turned their attention to Wind Energy using the XL2 sound level meter and weather protected microphone to monitor noise from one of Irelands largest wind farms. In the episode broadcast on the 10th February titled ‘Greening our Electricity’ the renowned Irish journalist Duncan ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Mainstream to test large scale battery storage at Irish wind farm

    Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power, with assistance from Enterprise Ireland, will conduct a study to assess the commercial viability of attaching a large-scale storage device (such as a battery) to an operating wind farm in Ireland. If successful, the system could provide the solution to the single biggest challenge faced by wind power generation in the world today; what ...


    By Mainstream Renewable Power

  • Wind Energy Update: Wind Farm O&M: Best Practice on Cost Containment

    O&M costs under-estimated On the basis of an exhaustive industry survey, Wind Energy Update finds that wind farm return on investment is around -21 percent. This underperformance is attributable to over-estimation of power production and underestimation of O&M costs. In the early days, the industry had costed out O&M at roughly 0.5c/kw over a turbine’s 20-year life. But as newer ...


    By PRWeb

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