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  • Distributed Power Generation in China

    Like many other countries with developing economies, China is expected to shift its focus to cleaner fuels for power generation. In the past, the country deployed district heating systems based around coal-fired heat-only boilers. However, the introduction of new small-scale power generation technologies using natural gas and potentially available renewable fuels such as biomass have provided a ...


  • Alterra power receives first equity distribution from dokie wind farm

    Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) is pleased to announce that the Dokie General Partnership has fully funded an $8.9 million required loan reserve and made an initial equity distribution of $1 million to the partners (Alterra receives 51% of all distributions). With the loan reserves now funded, future distributions are expected to reflect the full benefit of Dokie's operations. The Dokie wind farm ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Request for Information for Distributed Wind Energy Systems

    The Energy Department’s Wind Program is seeking feedback from the wind industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders regarding the Energy Department’s new perspective on Distributed Wind Research & Development (R&D) focus areas in order to inform future activities and priorities. Distributed wind energy ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Huge demand for PM all monitor

    Palas, the German manufacturer of particulate monitoring instruments, is expanding production to cope with demand for its fine particulate monitor, the Fidas® 200, which is distributed in the UK by Air Monitors. In the following article Jim Mills explains why Air Monitors is being kept busy by the demand for this exciting new technology. PM monitoring – the ultimate ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Endurance wind power targets the world

    Vancouver-based , Endurance Wind Power has set its sights on being the world leader in the distributed wind sector according to Glenn Johnson, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Our plan is to create the best wind turbines in the market and together with our distribution partners, grow the business to a leadership role in the industry," said Johnson, quoted in an article appearing on ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Research and Markets: Wind Power in Power Systems

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xp72pj/wind_power_in_powe) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Wind Power in Power Systems" to their offering. The second edition of the highly acclaimed Wind Power in Power Systems has been ...


  • TVA Wind Power Contracts Activated

    The Tennessee Valley Authority has started the New Year with the addition of 535 megawatts of renewable power from four wind farms in Kansas, Illinois and Iowa. New renewable wind power sources that began delivery in January to the TVA power grid are: 201 megawatts from ...

  • Siemens offers components for distributed power generation

    Siemens Industry Inc.'s Drive Technologies Division has launched a pilot program partnership with Boston-based Eastern Wind Power to test several new solutions for decentralized power generation in the small-mid range. Siemens will provide drive train solutions for small-scale or micro power generation projects between 30kW-900kW.  "This is an extremely fast moving business segment, and our ...

  • Interest in Distributed Energy Generation is Driving Growth in Small Wind Power, According to Pike Research

    Small-scale wind power has a long history of successful development in both Western Europe and the United States.During the 18th and 19th century, it is estimated that some 100,000 windmills were scattered throughout Europe.After wind power was largely displaced by steam engines and other sources of mechanical power in Europe, America became fertile soil for the ...


  • NREL Distributes Wind Competitiveness Improvement Project Round Four Funding

    The Energy Department's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is awarding four subcontracts under the fourth round of funding through DOE's Distributed Wind Competitiveness Improvement Project (CIP). The CIP aims to help manufacturers of small and mid-size wind turbines improve their turbine design and manufacturing processes while reducing costs and improving efficiency as they work ...

  • Siemens Opens U.S. Wind Service Distribution Center in Woodward, Oklahoma

    Siemens Energy, along with state and local public officials, and a host of community leaders, celebrated the official grand opening of the new 64,000-square-foot wind service distribution center in Woodward, Oklahoma, today. The ...


    By Siemens Energy, Inc.

  • Siemens to Open U.S. Wind Service Distribution Center in Woodward, Oklahoma

    With a continued strategic focus on providing increased efficiency to its wind power customers, Siemens Energy today announced plans for implementation of new wind service warehousing operations in Woodward, ...


    By Siemens AG

  • DOE Seeking Proposals to Advance Distributed Wind Turbine Technology and Manufacturing

    On December 29, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) released a third round of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) under DOE’s Distributed Wind Competitiveness Improvement Project (CIP). The CIP aims to help U.S. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy Department Announces Distributed Wind Competitiveness Improvement Project Awards

    The Energy Department and the Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory today announced funding for projects led by Pika Energy, Northern Power Systems, Endurance Wind Power, and Urban Green Energy that will help drive down the cost of small and medium-sized wind energy systems. Through the second round of the Competitiveness Improvement Project (CIP), the teams will receive a total ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • XZERES Wind Corp. Introduces Small Wind Power Systems for Marine Environments

    WILSONVILLE, OR -- (Marketwire) -- 08/19/10 -- Xzeres Wind Corporation (OTCBB: XWND) announced today the introduction and availability of two additional distributed energy, small wind power systems for marine applications and environments, the XZERES 442M 10kW and XZERES 110M 2.5kW marine units. These marine units, built for performance, reliability and value, are offered in 10kW and 2.5kW name ...


    By XZERES Wind

  • Kinangop Wind Farm in Kenya to be Powered by 38 GE Wind Turbines

    One of the Largest Wind Power Generation Projects to be Built in Sub-Saharan Africa Iberdrola Engineering to Build the 61-Megawatt Wind Farm; Aeolus Kenya Developing Project Planned Energy Mix Will Give Kenya’s Population the Reliability of Supply and Contribute to the Social and Economic Development of Kenya GE ...


    By General Electric

  • Siemens and Gamesa to merge wind businesses to create a leading wind power player

    Siemens and Gamesa have signed binding agreements to merge Siemens’ wind business with Gamesa Businesses are highly complementary with regard to markets, products and technology and will create great value to customers and shareholders Siemens to hold a 59 percent stake and consolidate the merged company and existing Gamesa shareholders to hold 41 percent Gamesa ...


    By Gamesa

  • Avista Selects First Wind's Palouse Wind Project for Power Purchase Agreement

    Avista, through a request for proposals (RFP) issued in February 2011, has selected to purchase power generated by the proposed Palouse Wind project in Whitman County, Washington. Palouse Wind, a wind energy facility permitted and being developed by First Wind, an independent U.S.-based wind energy company, will provide Avista with approximately 40 average megawatts of renewable energy, or as ...


    By Marketwire

  • Bills Introduce Wind Power Partner WindStream Technologies

    The Buffalo Bills today announced an agreement with WindStream Technologies to install their innovative, micro-wind turbines to generate supplemental energy for Ralph Wilson Stadium. The agreement represents an effort by the Bills to evaluate alternative sources for power, including Western New York's natural abundance of wind. The WindStream TurboMill® units, installed on the west end of the ...


    By Marketwire

  • Green Mountain Power files to build wind in lowell

    Green Mountain Power, owner of the only operating wind generation farm in Vermont, filed today with state regulators for permission to build a second wind generating plant, up to 63 megawatts, in Lowell, Vermont. The $150 million investment in the Northeast Kingdom will provide jobs and significant economic benefits, in addition to increasing the state"s renewable energy generation. This is the ...

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