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  • Wind power technology explodes in Europe

    According to the Worldwatch Institute, wind power accounted for about 40 percent of new electricity generation installations across Europe in 2007. Wind capacity in the European Union rose 18 percent in 2007, with new records in several countries.  Additions of 8,554MW, an increase of 12 percent over 2006 installations, brought the EU's total to 56,535 megawatts. Total wind capacity ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • EU Invests 444 Million in Key Energy Infrastructure

    Today (2/17) EU Member States agreed on the Commission's proposal to invest 444 million in priority European energy infrastructure projects. The 18 selected electricity, smart grids and gas projects are seen as contributing to achieving the  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Factors influencing wind power technology transfer

    New research has investigated the many ways in which technological transfer occurs for wind power projects in developing countries. These range from trading with developed countries, to local innovation. In India and China, successful transfer was found to depend more on existing capabilities in these countries than international projects, such as the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). ...

  • Bills Introduce Wind Power Partner WindStream Technologies

    The Buffalo Bills today announced an agreement with WindStream Technologies to install their innovative, micro-wind turbines to generate supplemental energy for Ralph Wilson Stadium. The agreement represents an effort by the Bills to evaluate alternative sources for power, including Western New York's natural abundance of wind. The WindStream TurboMill® units, installed on the west end of the ...


    By Marketwire

  • Wind-powered desalination for bahrain

    Wind-powered desalination technology is to be promoted in Bahrain under a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed on 31 January 2011 between Jade Consultancy of Bahrain and Synlift Systems GmbH of Germany. The MoU will enable Jade to introduce green desalination technologies for the first time in the Gulf region. The consultancy will provide advice on business opportunities and the ...

  • 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 ...


  • Wind Power goes Urban

    While wind turbines are a clean, green way to generate power, they can be a bit of an eyesore and require quite a bit of room meaning, more often than not, they need to be located in sparsely populated areas far from where the generated power is actually needed. Nevada based Mariah Power, combats the large footprint problem with their Windspire by employing a propeller-free design that makes it ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New Zealand can play leading role in smart energy systems, says new IEA report

    New Zealand has long been a global leader in developing effective energy markets, renewable energy and establishing robust policies for electricity security, linked to its unique natural resource base and geography. Over the past decade, New Zealand's growing energy needs have outpaced improvements in energy efficiency, mainly because of the country's expanding economy and growing ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Research and Markets: Power Electronics for Wind Turbines: Market & Technology Report 2012

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ss2xt2/power_electronics) has announced the addition of the "Power Electronics for Wind Turbines: Market & Technology Report 2012" report to their ...


    By Research and Markets

  • China energy technology invested into China coal mining and wind power

    China Engery Technology (CET )has been working with with the strongly support from provincial and autonomous region governments, CET has signed number of exploration and development agreements with different county governments in Guizhou Province, Shanxi Province, Shaanxi Province, Xinjiang Autonomous Region and Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. CET has acquired total 1,773 km2 potential coal ...

  • 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’s 2.75-Megawatt Wind Turbine Technology to Power New Wind Farm on Sweden’s West Coast

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that Swedish energy developer Triventus Wind Power AB will use GE’s proven ...


    By General Electric

  • 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

  • enXco Acquires Texas Wind Development Assets From Cielo Wind Power

    enXco, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, and Cielo Wind Power, LP (Cielo) announced today that enXco has signed a purchase agreement to acquire from a Cielo affiliate the development assets for the Spinning Spur Wind Project. The 161 megawatt (MW) Spinning Spur Wind Project spans 28,426 acres in Oldham County, Texas approximately 30 miles west of Amarillo. The project, consisting of 70 ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

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