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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Wind power surges to new record

    The Global Wind Energy Council released its Annual Market Update today, with a comprehensive snapshot of the global wind industry at the end of 2012, along with a 5-year forecast out to 2017. Although policy uncertainty in the main OECD markets is a cause for concern, strong markets in China, India and Brazil, as well as in new markets in Latin America, Africa and the rest of Asia will drive ...

  • Mass Megawatts Wind Power, MMMW, Started Production of Wind-Powered Water Pump Systems for Delivery in Spring Months

    Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MMMW) started production of its wind-powered, water pump system for delivery in the next few months.  Construction was completed in December 2011 before the winter snow season on the initial unit, which provides a low-cost solution for water pump applications commonly needed on farms and ranches throughout the central plains of the United ...

  • Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. Reports First Sale and Delivery of Wind-Powered Water Pump System in Colorado

    Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MMMW) today announced the delivery of its first wind-powered water pump system in Colorado.  Construction was completed on the initial unit which provides a low-cost solution for water pump applications commonly needed on farms and ranches throughout the central plains of the United States. Developed by Mass ...

  • Mass Megawatts Wind Power Reports Successful Delivery And Operation Of Larger Wind-powered, Water Pump System

    Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MMMW) today announced the successful delivery and operation of a larger wind-powered, water pump system in Colorado. The patented Mass Megawatts water pump system provides a low-cost solution for water delivery applications commonly needed on farms and ranches throughout the central plains of the United States. The unit was constructed in under ...

  • Mass Megawatts Wind Power Confirms Initial Results of Wind-Powered, Water Pump Design

    Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MMMW) today confirms preliminary findings indicating that water is being pumped at a rate that exceeds the efficiency of other wind powered systems designed to pump water. The Mass Megawatts water pump system is delivering water at an accelerated rate that is substantially larger than other water pumping systems in the area. A more detailed ...

  • 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

  • Kinangop Wind Farm in Kenya to be Powered by 38 GE Wind Turbines

    One of the Largest Wind Power Generation Projects to be Built in Sub-Saharan Africa Iberdrola Engineering to Build the 61-Megawatt Wind Farm; Aeolus Kenya Developing Project Planned Energy Mix Will Give Kenya’s Population the Reliability of Supply and Contribute to the Social and Economic Development of Kenya GE ...


    By General Electric

  • 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

  • Sweden’s Erikshester Wind Farm to be Powered by GE Turbines

    Six GE 1.6-100 Wind Turbines Will be Installed at Erikshester Wind Farm GE Continues to Play a Significant Role in Sweden’s Growing Renewables Industry Contract Includes Five-Year Service Agreement Further advancing its growth in the Nordic region, GE (NYSE: GE) will provide ...


    By General Electric

  • 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

  • Wal-Mart Mexico to go all wind powered

    The largest retail chain in Mexico, Wal-Mart de Mexico (Walmex) and Central America today reported that the 348 stores, price clubs, and restaurants in Mexico City, Mexico State and Morelos, will be using wind power (wind-driven) from the Wind Farm 'I Lamatalaventosa Oaxaca,' located in Oaxaca. Scot Rank, executive chairman and CEP of the company said during the opening ceremony I Farm Oaxaca is ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • Offshore wind `could power UK homes by 2020`

    Business Secretary John Hutton revealed the vision at a conference for the European energy industry in Berlin on Monday. Mr Hutton made much of Britain's unrivalled wind resources though his speech was firmly focused on aspirations and possibilities rather than any concrete plan which would be implemented. 'The challenge for the government and for industry is to turn this potential - for our ...

  • US wind power generation grows by 45% in 2007

    Overturning all previous records, the U.S. wind energy industry installed 5,244 megawatts of power in 2007, expanding the nation's total wind power generating capacity by 45 percent in a single calendar year and injecting an investment of over $9 billion into the economy, according to the American Wind Energy Association, AWEA. The new wind projects account for about 30 percent of the entire new ...

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