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  • Wind Energy to Power GM’s Texas Assembly Plant

    General Motors’ Arlington Assembly plant will soon be able to build up to 125,000 trucks a year using wind power from turbines whose blades span the length of a football field in diameter. Arlington Assembly produces more than 1,200 vehicles daily, including the Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe; GMC Yukon and Yukon XL; and Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV. The 115 million kilowatt hours of ...


  • North American Wind Power Plant Services Market

    The North American wind power plant services study details the market driving and restraining forces that are currently existing in the market. The report also discusses some of the challenges the industry is likely to face during the forecast period. Implications of the market dynamics and industry challenges during the forecast period (2010-2017) have also been analyzed. Furthermore, the market ...


  • 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

  • N.S. announces wind turbine plant

    Nova Scotia's green economy is continuing to grow through a new venture between the province of Nova Scotia and Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Ltd. (DSME). DSME will establish a wind turbine tower and blade manufacturing facility at the former TrentonWorks site, creating hundreds of jobs. The province is investing almost $60-million and getting an equity stake in the Pictou County ...


    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 ...


  • seebaWIND Service Rebuilds Burned-down Wind Power Plant in Schleswig-Holstein

    The manufacturer-independent service provider seebaWIND Service has successfully repaired a badly damaged 1.5 megawatt wind power plant in the district of Schleswig-Flensburg and put it back in operation. For this challenging project, seebaWIND Service served as project manager, working with several manufacturers, appraisers and other service providers. In addition to the technical work of ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • Wind-powered landmine detector developed

    An Afghan designer has developed a wind-powered device that could substantially lower the risk to human life and financial cost of clearing landmines. The 'Mine Kafon' was created by Massoud Hassani, who is based at the Design Academy Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Built out of inexpensive, prefabricated materials, the device consists of a heavy plastic core containing a GPS (global positioning ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Improving international wind power law

    International regulations and laws laid down in 1982 by the United Nations are failing to address the modern issues surrounding the development of offshore wind farms, according to a legal expert at the Russian Academy of Science in Moscow. Writing in the International Journal of Public Law and Policy, Ekaterina Anyanova explains how alternative methods of energy production, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Analyzing the US Wind Power Industry

    Analyzing the US Wind Power Industry  US Wind Power Industry Market The rise of wind energy is no longer being looked upon as an alternate source of ...


  • GE Launches Power Plant with Breakthrough Flexibility and Efficiency to Enable Greater Use of Wind, Solar and Natural Gas on Power Grid

    GE (NYSE: GE), whose technology helps to deliver a quarter of the world’s electricity, today announced a first-of-its-kind power plant engineered to deliver an unprecedented combination of flexibility and efficiency. By rapidly ramping up and down in response to fluctuations in wind and solar power, the technology will enable the integration of more ...


    By General Electric

  • ReportsnReports - Wind Power in Thailand, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles

    Wind Power in Thailand, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles  Wind Power in Thailand, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company ...


  • ReportsnReports - Wind Power in Ukraine, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles

    Wind Power in Ukraine, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles  Wind Power in Ukraine, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company ...


  • Juhl Wind, Inc. to Install Wind Energy Facility for Honda Plant in Ohio

     Juhl Wind, Inc., (OTCQB: JUHL), an established leader in the renewable-energy industry with a focus on Community-based Wind Power development, ownership and management, is pleased to announce an agreement with Honda Transmission Mfg. of America, Inc. to develop, install and operate two utility-scale wind turbines that will generate electricity for the plant in Russell's Point, ...


    By Juhl Energy, Inc.

  • EU reaches 100 GW wind power milestone

    100 GW of wind power can generate electricity over a year to meet the total consumption of 57 million households, equivalent to the power production of 39 nuclear power plants.  It took the European wind energy sector some twenty years to get the first 10 GW grid connected. It only needed 13 years to add an additional 90 GW. Half of the total European wind power capacity has been installed ...


  • 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

  • GMP Searsburg Wind Plant Has Banner Year

    Green Mountain Power's Searsburg wind power facility had its most productive year on record in 2010, thanks to weather conditions and strong operating performance. "In its 13 years of continuous operation, the Searsburg facility has demonstrated that wind power works in Vermont," said Mary Powell, president and CEO of Green Mountain Power. Above average wind speed contributed to record ...


  • US continues to lead the world in wind power growth

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) today released the 2007 edition of its Annual Report on US Wind Power Installation, Cost, and Performance Trends, which provides a comprehensive overview of developments in the rapidly evolving U.S. wind power market.  Notably, the report finds that US wind power capacity increased by 46 percent in 2007, with US$9 billion invested in US wind plants in 2007 ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Wind Power Growth Surging Where Supports Provided

    Double-digit growth continued in the global wind market in 2013. Of today’s 318 gigawatts (GW) total generating capacity, 35 GW was added in 2013 alone. However, this growth (12.5 percent increase over 2012) was a significant drop from the average growth rate over the last 10 years (21 percent). Overall investment declined slightly from $80.9 billion in 2012 to $80.3 billion in 2013, write ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Pennsylvania County First to Power All Buildings with Wind

    NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania, September 28, 2007 (ENS) - Montgomery County in Pennsylvania Thursday became the first 100 percent wind powered county in the United States. Montgomery County, the utility PECO and Community Energy officials today announced a 29 million kilowatt hour wind energy purchase that will power all county facilities. Equal to the electric consumption of ...

  • First US sale of offshore wind power signed

    The first offshore wind farm to be developed in the United States has already sold one-third of the power that will be generated during its first 25 years of operation before a turbine is even placed in the water. Delmarva Power agreed Monday to buy up to 200 megawatts of power from an offshore wind farm to be developed by Babcock & Brown's subsidiary, Bluewater Wind Delaware. The purchase ...

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