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  • Growth of wind power in Latin America

    Wind power is becoming the main renewable energy source in Latin America. It is expected to attain a capacity of 10, 000 MW in the next eight years. Many wind projects are currently underway not only in Brazil and Mexico but also in other countries like Argentina, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru and Chile. At present, the wind power sector produces power to the tune of 3,5000 to ...

  • GE’s Wind PowerUp* to Increase Power Output at Five European Wind Farms

    First Customized Software-enabled Platform PowerUp Services to be Installed in Germany and Romania PowerUp Services to Enhance Installed Base, Provide Up To Five Percent Higher Annual Energy Production (AEP) Today, GE (NYSE: GE) announced European wind farm operators ENERTRAG AG and Monsson Group have selected GE’s ...


    By General Electric

  • EIB paves the way for wind power in Cyprus

    The European Investment Bank is providing EUR 65 million for the Orites wind farm, near Paphos. This is the first substantial renewable energy project in Cyprus. The project concerns the design, construction and operation of an 82 MW wind farm of 41 turbines. Owned by DK Wind Supply Ltd, the project is promoted by the European Renewable Energy Fund I and in particular Platina Partners LLP. The ...

  • Fastest Growth in Wind Power Will Occur in Emerging Markets

    Several factors, including austerity measures implemented in a number of European economies and boom-and-bust cycles in the United States caused by fluctuating policy on production tax credits, are combining to limit the growth of wind power markets across much of the developed world in the coming years. At the same time, demand for wind power in Africa and the former Soviet Union is growing. ...

  • Wind to rival nuclear power in the United States

    Two decades from now Americans could get as much electricity from windmills as from nuclear-power plants, according to a US government report that lays out a possible plan for wind-energy growth. Prepared by the U.S. Department of Energy and a broad cross section of stakeholders across industry, government, and three of DOE’s national laboratories - the National Renewable Energy ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Research and Markets: Power Cable Installation In Offshore Wind

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b9fthw/power_cable_instal) has announced the addition of the "Power Cable Installation In Offshore Wind" report to their offering. ...


    By Research and Markets

  • Wind energy could power China, study finds

    Wind power alone could provide electricity for all of China if the country overhauls its rural grids and raises the subsidy for wind energy, a new study finds.  China has rapidly become a global leader in wind energy and now ranks fourth in the world in installed capacity. But coal-fired power plants continue to supply most of the country's rising electricity needs - a development path that ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Powerful Wind Blows through US Energy Sector

    The wind turbines are turning across America, and a majorreport by the US Department of Energy (DOE) says the wind energy sector now supplies 4.5% of the nation’s electricity. Given the right energy policies and investment in infrastructure, that figure could increase to 10% by 2020 and to 35% by 2050, the DOE predicts. That will not ...


    By Climate News Network

  • 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 Beats Nuclear Again in China

    China, the country that is building more nuclear reactors than any other, continued to get more electricity from the wind than from nuclear power plants in 2014. This came despite below-average wind speeds for the year. The electricity generated by China’s wind farms in 2014—-16 percent more than the year before—-could power more than 110 million Chinese homes. ...


    By Earth Policy Institute

  • Wind Power Capacity Reached 196,853 MW in 2010

    MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Market by Testing, Material, Blade Size, Regulations & Outlook (2011 - 2016)," to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit ...


    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 ...

  • Wind energy bumps into power grid`s limits

    When the builders of the Maple Ridge Wind farm spent US$320 million to put nearly 200 wind turbines in upstate New York, the idea was to get paid for producing electricity. But at times, regional electric lines have been so congested that Maple Ridge has been forced to shut down even with a brisk wind blowing. That is a symptom of a broad national problem. Expansive dreams about renewable ...

  • The international launch of The Power of Transformation Wind, Sun and the Economics of Flexible Power Systems

    Wind power and solar photovoltaics (PV) are crucial to meeting future energy needs while decarbonising the power sector. Deployment of both technologies has expanded rapidly in recent years, one of the few bright spots in an otherwise bleak picture of clean energy progress. However, the inherent variability of wind power and solar PV raises unique and pressing questions: Can power systems remain ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Golden West Power Partners Select 147 GE 1.7-100 Brilliant Wind Turbines to Power Colorado Wind Farm

    GE’s 1.7-100 Wind Turbine, Most Efficient in Its Class, Selected for This Project Golden West Wind Farm Will Provide Nearly 250 Megawatts of Wind Power to the Colorado Grid GE to Provide Five-Year Full Service Agreement for Golden West Wind Farm GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that it will supply ...


    By General Electric

  • Borealis Infrastructure Buys Equity Stake in Four US Wind Farms from Spain`s EDP Renováveis

    EDP Renovaveis S.A. ("EDPR") has reached an agreement to sell 49% of the Class A shares in a portfolio of wind farm assets located in the United States to Borealis Infrastructure for US$230 million. The portfolio is comprised of four wind farms totalling 599 MW, all of which were installed between 2007 and 2008 and have long-term Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) in place. EDPR will continue to ...


    By EDP Renováveis

  • 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 ...

  • Alliance Power Awards RMT Colorado Highlands Wind Project

        MADISON, Wis., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wind energy developer Alliance Power, Inc. has selected RMT, Inc. (RMT), a renewable energy engineering, procurement and ...


    By RMT, Inc.

  • 30% wind power feasible, new U.S. study finds

    A new U.S. Department of Energy study concludes that up to 30 percent of the eastern and Midwestern United States could technically power itself with wind energy, the most optimistic government projection produced so far. A 2008 analysis of wind speeds, infrastructure capacity, and government regulations estimated that the United States could generate 20 percent of its electricity from wind ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • 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 ...


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