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  • Blowin` in the wind

    MIT students and staff worked together last month to install wind-monitoring equipment on a lighting post in the west campus athletic fields to evaluate whether to erect a wind turbine there in the spring. The planned turbine, a Skystream 3.7 with a rated output of 2.4 kilowatts, about enough to power an average home, is a gift from Philip Deutch as a tribute to his father, Institute Professor ...

  • juwi Wind Commences Construction of the Community Wind South Wind Project in Minnesota

    juwi Wind has commenced construction of the 30 MW Community Wind South wind farm in Nobles County, Minnesota. The project northwest of Worthington will feature the tallest turbines in the state. "juwi is proud to start construction on Community Wind South and transform the local community's vision into a reality of economic benefits and jobs for Nobles County. The project, which has been years in ...

  • juwi Wind Secures Financing for Minnesota Wind Farm

    juwi Wind has secured financing for the Community Wind South project, a 30 MW wind farm in southwestern Minnesota currently being constructed. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2012. Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftbank, or DZ Bank AG, the fourth biggest bank in Germany with a large branch in New York, has been the mandated lead arranger and provided the construction, ITC cash ...

  • Good winds boost wind power in Brazil

    The wind market is reaching high levels in global investments in power, and currently is the component of the energy mix that is growing faster. Recently, GWEC – the global wind power council – released the statistics related to the 2013 market, which presented a cumulative capacity of 318,137 MW, which represents an increase of nearly 200,000 MW in the past five years. In Brazil, the ...


    By Alstom

  • Noupoort wind farm erects first wind turbine

    Noupoort Wind Farm (80MW), in South Africa’s Northern Cape, has announced that it has completed the erection of the first of its thirty-five wind turbines. This is a pivotal point in the construction of the wind farm, with the next major construction milestone being the energisation of the substation. All the wind turbine foundations were completed ahead of schedule last month and the main ...


    By Mainstream Renewable Power

  • Collecting Wind Data With Remote Sensing and 60-Meter Masts is a Cost-Effective Alternative to 80-Meter Met Towers Alone, Analysis Finds

    Combining remote sensing measurement tools with 60-meter meteorological tower data is an accurate, cost-effective alternative to collecting wind information vs. with 80-meter met towers alone, according to a cost analysis from Second Wind.The analysis determined that one wind study using ...


  • Modular Wind Energy Enters Serial Production With GL Certification of 45-Meter Rotor Blade

    Modular Wind Energy (www.modwind.com), a manufacturer of revolutionary rotor blades for large-size wind turbines, announced today at Husum WindEnergy 2012 it received GL Certification on its prototype 45-meter modular rotor blade, signaling entry into the serial production phase of the company's growth plan. ...


  • China to build 400 wind towers to survey wind resources

    China will build 400 wind towers of 70 meters and 100 meters high in regions where there is abundant wind energy to carry out a detailed survey and evaluation of the country's wind resources and potential.  Gansu Weather Bureau's Wind and Solar Energy Evaluation Center will be responsible for building 17 70-meter high wind towers and two 100-meter high wind towers in Gansu's Hexi Corridor, ...


  • Model of a modern measurement meter

    Sound and vibration specialist, Brüel & Kjær has launched a fourth generation of hardware for its sound level meters and hand-held analyzers - Types 2250 and 2270 G4. This new hardware enables Types 2250 and 2270 users to run multiple, upgraded applications, such as frequency analysis, logging and signal recording. It also has a high-contrast colour screen, which makes performing ...

  • GE to Provide Wind Energy in Scotland

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that it will supply SSE Renewables with 10 GE-1.6 megawatt (MW) wind turbines for the Langhope Rig Wind Farm in Scotland. Once operational, the 16-MW Langhope Rig Wind Farm will generate the equivalent energy needs of approximately ...


    By General Electric

  • 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 ...

  • Juhl Wind, Inc. to Install Wind Energy Facility for Honda Plant in Ohio

     Juhl Wind, Inc., (OTCQB: JUHL), an established leader in the renewable-energy industry with a focus on Community-based Wind Power development, ownership and management, is pleased to announce an agreement with Honda Transmission Mfg. of America, Inc. to develop, install and operate two utility-scale wind turbines that will generate electricity for the plant in Russell's Point, ...


    By Juhl Energy, Inc.

  • The new Torque wind turbine is the world’s most advanced small wind turbine

    Torque Wind Turbine is presenting the world’s most advanced small wind turbine at the Clean Tech Business Day on December 9th 2014 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The driven scale model prototype provides interested customers, investors, part and generator manufacturers, distributors and installers, and of course the media, the opportunity to experience how this new wind turbine will ...


    By Torque Wind Turbine

  • Wind Farm Noise Assessment by XL2

    Wind Farm Noise Assessment by XL2 One of the largest acoustic consulting firms in Australia, “Renzo Tonin & Associates” was engaged by the New South Wales Department of Planning ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Favorable Winds Blow for Offshore Wind Power, Says Frost & Sullivan

        Future prospects to depend on novel developments in foundation solutions Wind energy is the most mature technology among all renewable energy solutions. Finding appropriate sites for developing onshore wind farms might, however, soon pose a challenge due to dense urbanization (especially in western Europe) and ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • GMP and NPS Award Wind Turbine

    Green Mountain Power is pleased to announce that Northlands Job Corps of Vergennes has been selected to host the first wind turbine installation of the Green Mountain Power & Northern Power Systems Community Wind Partnership to promote local wind power. "This is just the first of what we hope to be many Vermont-made community-scale wind turbines in our state," said Mary Powell, president and ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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 ...


  • Worldwide Smart Meter Shipments Fell by 15% in the First Quarter of 2012 as North American Programs Wind Down, Finds Pike Research Tracker

    After a relatively frantic acceleration period from 2009 to 2011, the smart meter market is cooling off.This was inevitable: the fast pace of deployments was never going to be sustained, and the market is returning to a more normal clip, with certain areas still poised for growth.According to a new tracker report from ...


  • Wind can help solve energy crisis

    Since it became a viable energy resource around 20 years ago, wind power has emerged as a leading renewable technology. At the end of 2006 the worldwide capacity of all wind turbines was close to 75 gigawatts, which represents around one percent of all electricity use in the world. Three quarters of that wind power usage is currently based in Europe. The Danes lead the way with nearly 20 percent ...

  • Winwind delivers eight wind turbines to France

    Winwind Ltd. and InnoVent have signed two wind turbine contracts. WinWinD and the French-based InnoVent have signed a contract for six 3 MW wind turbines. WinWinD will deliver the WWD-3 turbines to wind parks located in the Northern France in the municipalities of Fiefs and Sains-lès-Pernes by the end of 2011. The hub height of the turbines is 88 m and the rotor diameter is 103 m. ...


    By Winwind Ltd.

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