wind power generation News

  • Microsoft announces largest ever wind energy purchase

    Microsoft inked its largest wind energy deal to date earlier this month, signing two agreements representing 237 megawatts (MW) of wind capacity, bringing Microsoft’s total investment in wind energy in the U.S. to over 500 megawatts. Microsoft has contracted with Allianz Risk Transfer to acquire energy from the new 178 MW Bloom Wind project in  Kansas, as well as with Black Hills ...

  • Wind Power Generation Market in Argentina

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Wind Power Generation Market in Argentina ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Global Wind Power Generated Record Year in 2006

    BRUSSELS, Belgium (ENS) - Booming wind energy markets around the world exceeded expectations in 2006, with the sector experiencing a second consecutive record year. Covering wind energy developments in more than 70 countries, figures released by the Global Wind Energy Council, GWEC, show the installation of 15,197 megawatts last year, an increase of 32 percent over 2005 - another ...

  • US wind power generation grows by 45% in 2007

    Overturning all previous records, the U.S. wind energy industry installed 5,244 megawatts of power in 2007, expanding the nation's total wind power generating capacity by 45 percent in a single calendar year and injecting an investment of over $9 billion into the economy, according to the American Wind Energy Association, AWEA. The new wind projects account for about 30 percent of the entire new ...

  • The Future of Offshore Wind Power Generation - ReportsnReports

    Offshore wind power is one of the newest major sources of renewable electricity generation to be developed and also one of the most interesting. Its history is short, no more than 20 years, and yet over that period the technology has been able to establish itself as both viable and potentially profitable. Explore Table of Contents of this report @ ...


  • Research and Markets: Wind Power Generation Market in Argentina

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rdgc2h/wind_power) has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan's new report "Wind Power Generation Market in Argentina" to their offering. Opportunities Following the Feed-in Tariff The Wind Power Generation Market in Argentina ...


    By Research and Markets

  • Wind Power goes Urban

    While wind turbines are a clean, green way to generate power, they can be a bit of an eyesore and require quite a bit of room meaning, more often than not, they need to be located in sparsely populated areas far from where the generated power is actually needed. Nevada based Mariah Power, combats the large footprint problem with their Windspire by employing a propeller-free design that makes it ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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.

  • Power in Canada: the next generation

    According to the report, Power in Canada: The Next Generation, released by Canaccord Adams, the Canadian power industry requires an unprecedented 40,000 MW of new generation capacity that could cost up to $150 billion by 2015 to meet new demand and retire old plants. The build will be complicated by changing emission standards, new technologies and, possibly most important, NIMBY issues. We are ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • Wind power generation can overtake that from natural gas in 2012

    With the expiry of the tax credit coming to a closer, companies are gearing up to install the wind turbines in the U.S. As a result, the installation of wind turbines may be more than that of power plants that run on fuel. As per the Ventyx Inc., a subsidiary of Swiss Power transmission equipment maker ABB Ltd. (ABBN), the power capacity through harnessing wind energy was 6,519 MW by the end of ...

  • Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. Generates Added Benefits for Commercial Applications

    Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. (OTC: MMMW) plans to incorporate a method of reducing demand charges with commercial wind power systems.  In high wind locations with high electric prices, the rate of return can be improved by reducing the payment requirement of large electric users for the right to have energy capacity available at all times even if the electric users do not use the capacity. In ...

  • Research and Markets: 2012 Report on the US Wind Power Generation Industry

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dacea2/wind_power_generat) has announced the addition of the "Wind Power Generation" report to their offering. The US wind power generation ...


  • Amazon division to use power generated by big NC wind farm

    A division of Amazon is buying the renewable energy generated by the South's first big wind-power project. Seattle-based Amazon Web Services said Monday it has agreed to buy the electricity generated by the 200-megawatt operation to be built near Elizabeth City in rural eastern North Carolina. A groundbreaking for the project being built by Iberdrola Renewables is scheduled for  ...


    By Associated Press

  • Nevada`s First Wind Power Project Begins Generating Clean Energy

     Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced that its Spring Valley Wind project – the first wind power project in the state of Nevada – has completed construction and is fully operational. A ceremony is being held today to commence commercial operations at the 151.8 megawatt (MW) Spring Valley Wind project, which is located near the town of Ely. "I couldn't be happier that ...


    By Pattern Energy Group LP.

  • Wind, Solar Generation Capacity Catching Up with Nuclear Power

    Advocates of nuclear energy have long been predicting its renaissance, yet this mode of producing electricity has been stalled for years. Renewable energy, by contrast, continues to expand rapidly, even if it still has a long way to go to catch up with fossil fuel power plants, writes Worldwatch Institute Senior Researcher ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • U.S. ranks first in world for electricity generated from wind power

    According to the 2015 Wind Technologies Market Report released in August by the Energy Department and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the United States ranks second in the world for wind power capacity and remains first for electricity generated from wind power. Total installed wind power capacity from turbines rated at more than 100 kilowatts in the United States grew at 12% in 2015 and ...

  • Washington’s Largest Wind-Power Site Begins Generating Electricity

    Washington’s newest and largest wind farm – the Lower Snake River Wind Facility-Phase I – today began ...

  • 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 ...


Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you