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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


    By General Motors Corp

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 ...


  • Turning seawater into drinking water with sun and wind power

    A commercial-scale, seawater desalination plant powered by solar and wind energy that produces freshwater and dry salt has been designed by Spanish researchers. The new process does not discharge highly concentrated salty water back into the sea as a by-product, ensuring that there is little damage to the marine environment. Desalination plants extract freshwater from seawater and the technology ...

  • RWE to extend wind power portfolio in Poland

    RWE Innogy is to commence construction work on their 7th wind farm, Opalenica, in Poland this week. The plant manufacturer Nordex will build seven wind power turbines with a capacity of 2.4 megawatts (MW) each in the region of Poznan. Altogether, the wind farm will have an installed capacity of around 17 MW and will supply an equivalent of around 21,000 Polish households with green electricity ...


    By RWE AG

  • 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 ...

  • First wind-solar power station in Barcelona

    The Barcelona Energy Agency (AEB) has just signed a collaboration agreement with the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), Regesa, and Fecsa Endesa to build a mixed wind and solar power station in a complex of 175 apartments for young people in Barcelona. This is a pioneering project in the use of renewable energy, and will replace conventional power for water heating - a requirement of ...


  • Wind power helps Texas town desalinate groundwater

    The first project in the United States to use wind power to desalinate drinking water for an inland municipality rather than a coastal town has just received a $500,000 grant from the Texas state Office of Rural Community Affairs, ORCA. The $1.075 million pilot project utilizing wind power to desalinate brackish groundwater in West Texas will be located in the small city of Seminole in Gaines ...

  • Wind power capacity worldwide rose 27% in 2007

    Global wind power capacity rose 27 percent in 2007 to more than 94,100 megawatts, led by capacity additions in the European Union, the United States, and China, according to the latest Vital Sign Update from the Worldwatch Institute. New wind installations were second only to natural gas in the United States as an additional source of power capacity and were the leading source of new capacity in ...

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