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  • Power Electronics for Wind Turbines

    In 2011, almost 44GW of wind energy has been installed in the world and half of it was in China. Each years’ results are greater than predictions, and it has been so for the last 10 years. But we envision a slow down in this growth, fully explained in this report: 22% annual growth is huge. Based on the history, we believe the market will stay between 15% and 20% growth until 2015. Compared ...


  • UK-Ireland wind power deal is model for Europe

    The agreement to be signed today in Dublin by the Energy Minister of Ireland and the UK Secretary of State for Energy to pave the way for the export of Ireland's wind energy to Britain could serve as a template for other countries - and be a step towards a pan-European electricity grid. "With greater grid integration the UK and Ireland can expect more independence from imported fossil fuels, ...


  • Could wind power work for you?

    A major new report aimed at helping the public and businesses understand the potential for small wind power generation at their sites has been launched. The report, based on research by Met Office Consulting and Entec and supported by the Carbon Trust, aims to improve understanding about the potential for small-scale wind energy in the UK. It also includes insights and recommendations for ...


    By The Met Office

  • Wind Power – a real alternative energy

    Private energy generation from domestic scale wind turbines is now a reality. The increasing availability of small, effective, affordable, wind turbines offers consumers the choice to take control of power supply for at least the next decade.As world wide energy resources dwindle and power costs continue to increase the case for wind power has never been stronger.Leading European suppliers of ...


    By Joliet Technology

  • 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 ...


  • Offshore wind powers ahead in Europe

    A building boom is underway offshore in Europe. Up to 400 giant wind turbines are due to be built off the northeast coast of the UK in what will be the world’s largest offshore wind development. Output from the Dogger Bank project will be 1.2 Gigawatts – enough to power ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Tender models were the main topic at the third Spanish Wind Power Congress

    Topics discussed included the indisputable advantages of the auction system in the context of Spain’s tender process. Though it is a complex system, its competitiveness and efficiency is unquestionable; 3.7 GW have already been awarded and an additional 3 GW will be awarded at the auction set to take place in July. A total of 6.7 GW will be reached by 2019. ...


    By DN Tanks

  • 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

  • Meteodyn to attend 2014 Mexico Wind Power!

    Barlovento (EQ2 company) is the official distributor of meteodyn WT and meteodyn Forecast in all Latin America. Céline Bezault, wind energy expert from Meteodyn, will be on site with the local Mexican team to show the numerous benefits to use Meteodyn CFD software.   Software demo on the stand: CFD software ...


    By Meteodyn

  • 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

  • Offshore wind industry working on a new power class

    The offshore wind industry is gearing up for the next turbine generation despite uncertainty about Germany's future political and economic environment. Far from being modified onshore machines, these turbines will be specifically designed for the offshore market in the next-higher power class of 7 to 10 MW. "Investors want technology that lowers their energy costs and makes offshore projects more ...


  • 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 ...

  • McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm to be Powered by GE Turbines

    Northland Power and Mnidoo Mnising Power’s McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm on Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Will be Powered by 24 GE Wind Turbines McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm Will Provide 60 Megawatts of Wind Power to the Ontario Grid GE Will Provide around-the-Clock Innovative Remote Monitoring and Diagnostics and 10-Year Service ...


    By General Electric

  • 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

  • Silicon Valley Power and Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority Win 2014 Public Power Wind Awards

    The U.S. Department of Energy, together with the American Public Power Association (APPA), today recognized the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA) and Silicon Valley Power (SVP) of Santa Clara, California, as the winners of the 2014 Public Power Wind Awards. The awards, presented at the APPA National Conference in Denver, Colorado, recognize publicly owned utilities that ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • XZERES Wind Introduces Micro-Generation Utility Model

    Company Launches Disruptive Business Model Selling Wind Energy Directly to End-Users Globally WILSONVILLE, OR - XZERES Wind Corporation (OTCBB: XWND), designer, developer and producer of distributed generation, wind power systems for the small wind market (2.5kW-100kW), today launched its Micro-Generation Utility model. This innovative business model offers residential and commercial customers ...


    By XZERES Wind

  • NREL Supercomputing Model Provides Insights from Higher Wind and Solar Generation in the Eastern Power Grid

    A new study from the United States Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) used high-performance computing capabilities and innovative visualization tools to model, in unprecedented detail, how the power grid of the eastern United States could operationally accommodate higher levels of wind and solar photovoltaic generation. The analysis considered scenarios of up ...

  • 2012 Deep Research Report on Europe and China Offshore Wind Power Industry

    Single User License (PDF): 2500USD ; Global License: 4500USD ; Pages: 257 ; Tables and Figures: 77 ; Published date: Jul 19, 2012. Offshore wind is the mean of a reliable, intensive and abundant renewable energy. This relatively new source of electricity generation, which is capable to meet much of the populated coastal areas need for power around the world, has been also stimulating the ...


  • Wind Power: Integral Ecologists Present New Approach to Assessing Wildlife Risk from Wind Turbines

    Harnessing wind power involves many factors that can affect the siting of wind energy facilities, including potential adverse effects on wildlife. These potential wildlife impacts are primarily associated with habitat disruption and mortality of birds and bats due to turbine strikes. Impacts on wildlife are most readily assessed by simple enumeration of the incidents of wildlife encounters over ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

  • seebaWIND Service presents a new model for the continued operation of wind power plants at WindEnergy Hamburg

    seebaWIND Service GmbH will be presenting a new service package for the continued operation of wind power plants at the trade fair WindEnergy Hamburg this September. In keeping with the motto “Service Thought Through to the End”, the service provider, itself not affiliated with any manufacturer, will be showing how one can continue to operate wind power plants economically even at ...


    By Krampitz Communications

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