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  • Government Support for Offshore Wind Creates Massive Economic Opportunity for Britain

    RenewableUK says the UK government's announcement on November 9 of the next round of competitive auctions to support offshore wind will provide a boost for British industry. "It's great news that the Government is supporting offshore wind. This will enable our world-leading industry to deliver significant investment to the UK. The competitive auction process is continuing to drive down ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • US Interior Department identifies enormous potential for offshore wind power in Atlantic

    A comprehensive government survey of offshore energy resources shows enormous potential for offshore wind power, particularly off the Atlantic Coast, while at the same time identifying major information gaps for offshore oil and gas resources, according to energy and ocean policy experts at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The survey was released today by Secretary of Interior Ken ...

  • China wind power industry exhibits a strong growth potential

    With swift economic growth and flourishing industrial sectors, China has been witnessing a continued increase in the electricity consumption over the past few years. Because of this surge in demand, China has witnessed significant development in its power sector, with renewable energy sources garnering the major attention. Although there has been substantial growth in electricity generation from ...


  • Vattenfall speeds up delivery of offshore wind power potential

    Vattenfall, the owner of the second largest fleet of offshore wind farms in the world, joins the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator. Vattenfall has tied up a strategic collaboration with the Carbon Trust's £45m research, development and demonstration programme - Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), as part of their commitment to help drive down the cost of ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Glad tidings for sea power potential

    Two countries with the highest tides in the world, Canada and the UK, both claim to be the world leaders in creating electricity from the tides. They are among a group of coastal states − including China, South Korea, the US and Australia − that are hoping to harness the enormous power of their local twice-daily tides to tap a new and reliable supply of electricity. Unlike wind ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Wind Power Poland 2016

    The EU is committed to strengthening energy cooperation among its Member States. The EU Energy Union and its vision for a new energy market design aim to build truly integrated regional markets that ensure energy security. Renewable energy is at the heart of this integration. The EU has agreed that renewables should provide just under half of its total electricity consumption by 2030. Such a high ...


    By WindEurope

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • Energy Department Releases Report, Evaluates Potential for Wind Power in All 50 States

    In support of the President’s all-of-the above energy strategy, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced the release of Enabling Wind Power Nationwide, a report showing how the United States can unlock the vast potential for wind energy deployment in all 50 ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Outlook is bright for UK`s solar power potential

    Solar energy is sometimes dismissed as a fanciful idea with little to offer so far in such a cloudy country as the UK, but a new report says power from the sun could thrive in Britain in barely five years’ time − without the need for any subsidy. The report – published on the website of Thema1, a Berlin-based group that works to accelerate the transition to a ...


    By Climate News Network

  • 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

  • Wind Power Market in India 2013

    The report begins with an introduction into the energy scenario in India. Installed capacity, demand supply gap of power prevailing in India and hence the need for renewable sources of energy is showcased.   The market overview section provides an insight into the wind power market which includes the historical and forecasted growth and size of wind installations in India. Expected ...


  • 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

  • NREL finds U.S. wind energy potential larger than previously estimated

    The maximum potential to generate wind power in the United States is more than three times greater than previously estimated, according to a new study by DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The new analysis, developed in collaboration with AWS Truewind, LLC, is based on updated computer models and examines the wind potential at wind turbine hub heights of 80 meters and 100 meters. ...

  • New Reports Highlight Major Potential in Offshore Wind Energy

    The Energy Department today announced a new report showing steady progress for the U.S. offshore wind energy industry over the past year. The report highlights 14 ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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

  • The Potential for Biogas in Africa

    When thinking about renewable energy it’s common to think of wind power and solar. However there is massive potential in Africa for the utilisation of renewable gas for power generation. Some naturally occurring microbes are able to break down organic material in the absence of oxygen to produce different types of biologically created gas – ‘ ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Unleashing the potential of the green economy

    According to the UNEP 2008 Yearbook, elements of a global "green economy" are now emerging, and the private sector is assuming a more active role in its achievement. But governments must remove many barriers to make the high risk sustainability market more palatable for investors. The report identifies investment and market mechanics as the leading potential solutions to climate change. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • African renewables potential mapped

    Tapping into Africa's renewable energy could transform living standards across the continent, according to a report that has mapped the potential of renewables in the region. The report aims to help African governments set up renewable energy plans, and has called for the urgent transfer of relevant ...


    By SciDev.Net

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