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  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • Turning seawater into drinking water with sun and wind power

    A commercial-scale, seawater desalination plant powered by solar and wind energy that produces freshwater and dry salt has been designed by Spanish researchers. The new process does not discharge highly concentrated salty water back into the sea as a by-product, ensuring that there is little damage to the marine environment. Desalination plants extract freshwater from seawater and the technology ...

  • Machine Learning in Support of Complex Wind Data Management

    EWC Weather Consult take part in the European largest and most important wind event, the EWEA 2014 Annual Event, 10-13 March 2014 in Barcelona. In Hall 6, Stand 6B42, the weather service providers and wind experts from Karlsruhe will be presenting their solutions in complex weather data management. The service portfolio includes MCP (Measure Correlate Predict) wind measurement procedures, ...


    By WindEurope

  • Financial incentives and government policies are driving wind technology

    Bharatbook added a new report on 'Global Small Wind (50-350kW) Power Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2015' provides detailed market opportunities and challenges for small wind (50-350kW) power market players in the world. Global Small Wind (50-350kW) Power Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2015This report gives an in-depth analysis of the global small wind turbine market and provides forecasts up ...


  • Alstom signs its first wind contract in Poland

    Alstom signed a contract with PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A., worth approximately €80 million , for the supply of 30 ECO110 wind turbines for the “Lotnisko 90MW” wind farm, which will be based in Kopaniewo. With a total output of 90MW and scheduled for commissioning at the end of 2015, Lotnisko is one of the largest project in the Polish wind power industry, and the first wind power ...


  • XZERES Wind to Present at the Cleantech Investor Forum 2011

    XZERES Wind Corp. (OTCBB: XWND), designer, developer and producer of distributed generation, wind power systems for the small wind (2.5kW-100kW) market, announced today that the Company's Chairman, David N. Baker, will be presenting at the Cleantech Investor Forum 2011. The conference will be held on Monday, March 7th, 2011 at The Four Seasons Hotel 2050 University Avenue East Palo Alto, ...


  • NextEra Energy Resources Selects GE’s New 1.7-100 Brilliant Wind Turbine for Michigan Wind Farm

    Today GE (NYSE: GE) introduced the 1.7-100 brilliant wind turbine, the world’s most efficient wind turbine in its ...


    By General Electric

  • 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 ...


  • Second Wind Expands European Sales Team to Meet Increasing Global Demand for Wind Measurement Technologies

    Wind measurement leader taps experienced wind industry sales professional to serve growing European wind power market SOMERVILLE, Mass., Oct. 26 - Second Wind today announced it has expanded its European sales team with the addition of Jason Wood as director of European sales. Based in the ...


  • New Sound Level Meter from Larson Davis

    Larson Davis - a division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc., announces their new SoundExpert™ LxT Sound Level Meter, a full-featured meter designed for general product evaluation and noise monitoring applications. This rugged, hand-held meter comes equipped with a graphic display and a fixed set of firmware options and is backed by a 2-year factory warranty, 24-hour application support, and an ...

  • Smart meters enable the two-way flow of electricity

    The worldwide economy may be riding something of a roller coaster, but according to the Vancouver-based GLOBE Foundation, companies that can provide clean technologies and solutions will prosper. In their report Securing the Workplace ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Recycling Lives and E.ON find a future for redundant meters

    Energy company E.ON has joined leading commercial recycler and social welfare charity Recycling Lives to reuse or recycle up to 1.5 million old gas and electricity meters. The contract, which initially runs for two years, will see Recycling Lives sorting old gas and electricity meters that will be removed from homes when they reach the end of their lives or are replaced by newer versions. Any ...


    By Recycling Lives Ltd

  • GE Successfully Proves Technology to Extend Wind Turbine Blades

    Innovative Technology Increases Rotor Diameter by 40 Percent; Demonstrated Power Output Increases by More than 20 Percent Unique Aerodynamic Insert Extends a 37-Meter Blade to 44 Meters Continued Expansion of GE’s Technology Advancements to Improve Existing Fleet Production ...


    By General Electric

  • Pulsar Noise Meter Outdoor kit helps protect your Sound Level Meter

    Pulsar Instruments Plc. offer the option of converting your hand held instruments into either short term or longer term semi-permanent noise monitors.  Environmental noise monitoring usually takes place outside and the sound level meter is therefore subjected to various weather conditions. Rain or even heavy fog, can make using a normal sound level meter outside for long periods impractical, ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • 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 ...


  • Upcoming Funding Opportunity to Develop Larger Wind Turbine Blades

    On February 20, 2015 EERE’s Wind Program announced a Notice of Intent to issue a funding opportunity titled “U.S. Wind Manufacturing: Larger Blades to Access Greater Wind Resources and Lower Costs.” This funding will support the ...


    By US Department of Energy

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