wind resource assessment News

  • Research and Markets: Wind Resource Assessment - A Practical Guide to Developing a Wind Project

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zxwzp7/wind_resource_asse) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Wind Resource Assessment. A Practical Guide to Developing a Wind Project" to their offering. This is a practical, authoritative guide to the ...


  • Offshore wind assessment to provide certainty

    Offshore wind energy in Scottish territorial waters will undergo strategic environmental assessment (SEA) to establish a clear and consistent approach to future development. The Scottish Government study will ensure the significant offshore wind resource is developed consistently. The move follows a strong response from developers to The Crown Estate’s call for applications for offshore wind ...


    By The Crown Estate

  • NextEra Energy Resources commissions its 10,000th megawatt of wind energy

    Earlier today, NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, celebrated the commissioning of its 10,000th megawatt (MW) of wind energy. NextEra Energy Resources achieved this significant milestone when it commissioned its 10,000th MW at its 400-MW Limon Wind Project in Colorado. Altogether, NextEra Energy Resources' ...


    By NextEra Energy, Inc.

  • New tool to assess the ecological impacts of offshore wind turbines

    How do offshore wind farms affect marine wildlife? A new study outlines a systematic approach developed for Swedish waters that could also be useful for assessing wind energy impacts on the marine environment more widely. Under the 20-20-20 targets, the EU is committed to increasing the proportion of its energy that is produced from renewable resources to 20% by 2020. To address this challenge, ...

  • Wind and solar core component manufacturers assess the Ontario market

    Ontario is hitting the radar screens of wind and solar manufacturers worldwide as a key destination to set up shop or upgrade existing facilities. The province's ambitious feed-in tariff (FIT) program, which guarantees fair prices for renewable energy over 20 years and includes domestic content requirements, has created exciting opportunities for renewable energy manufacturers. Now suppliers and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • WindSim AS Introduces WindSim Version 5.1 With Powerful Tools for Wind Resource & Energy Assessors, Meteorologists, and Researchers

    WindSim AS, a pioneer and leading provider of CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) technology used to optimize wind turbine placement, wind performance, and bankable AEP, announced the release of ...


    By Marketwire

  • Wind Turbine Payback

    US researchers have carried out an environmental lifecycle assessment of 2-megawatt wind turbines mooted for a large wind farm in the US Pacific Northwest. Writing in the International Journal of Sustainable Manufacturing, they conclude that in terms of cumulative energy payback, or the time to produce the amount of energy required of production and installation, a wind turbine with a working ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Xcel Energy joins NextEra Energy Resources for ribbon-cutting ceremony at Limon wind farms

    Ranchers, federal, state and local officials, along with energy industry leaders, gathered today for the ribbon-cutting ceremony for NextEra Energy Resources' Limon I and II Wind Energy Centers. NextEra Energy Resources, the nation's largest generator of wind power, hosted the event and was joined by Xcel Energy and ...


    By NextEra Energy, Inc.

  • A legal discussion on wind energy

    There are several issues affecting the future of the US wind industry but what could be most important are the passage of a Renewable Electricity Standard (RES) and the future of the grid. Can the wind industry thrive or even survive without an RES? Who is going to control siting decisions for new transmission lines – federal, state or local authorities? And who is going to pay for these ...

  • Alteris Renewables Chooses Remote Sensing Technology to Aid in Wind Assessment Study for Jamestown, RI

    Second Wind, a leader in wind measurement systems, today announced Alteris Renewables, the largest renewable energy installer in New England, will use its wind measurement technology to provide comprehensive wind resource analysis to the town of Jamestown, RI. The town is conducting the ...


  • Windlab Expands Fleet of Second Wind Triton Sonic Wind Profilers

    International wind farm developer adopts Triton for wind farm site assessments worldwide after success in U.S. Midwest SOMERVILLE, Mass. and CANBERRA, Australia - International wind energy developer Windlab has adopted Second Wind's Triton Sonic Wind Profilers as part of its standard wind resource assessment methodology, Second Wind and ...


  • Second Wind and Dulas announce strategic partnership on advanced wind measurement systems

    Second Wind, a leading provider of wind measurement technology, software and services, today announced an expanded relationship with Dulas, one of the UK's leading renewable energy services firms, designed to offer the UK's wind industry a full range of wind measurement technologies and turnkey field services. Through the new partnership, UK-based wind developers and wind farm operators -- both ...


  • Second Wind Launches Wind Energy Operations Services Based on Triton Sonic Wind Profiler

    Second Wind, a leading provider of wind measurement technology, software and services, today announced the introduction of a suite of wind farm operations services based on the company's Triton Sonic Wind Profiler and SkyServe Wind Data Service. Triton, a remote sensing system using sodar technology to provide wind measurements across the turbine rotor sweep, and SkyServe, a cloud-based data ...


  • NaiKun wind takes steps to sustain its offshore wind project

    Naikun Wind Energy Group Inc., one of the high profile wind energy developers whose project was rejected in the recent BC Hydro clean power call, has announced  a strategic review to find a new business plan. A statement issued by the company notes it has initiated a process to retain an advisory firm "to assist the Company in undertaking a review of the strategic alternatives available to ...


    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 ...


  • XZERES Launches UK Web Site and Online Site Assessment to Begin Active Marketing of Its Small Wind Power Systems to the UK Market

    XZERES Wind Corporation (OTCBB: XWND), designer, developer and producer of distributed generation, wind power systems for the small wind market (2.5kW-100kW), today announced the launch of its United Kingdom website www.xzeres.co.uk. The new site includes site assessment for England, Scotland and Wales and is a part of the XZERES WindRx™ ( ...


    By Marketwire

  • Meteodyn to attend 2014 Mexico Wind Power!

    Barlovento (EQ2 company) is the official distributor of meteodyn WT and meteodyn Forecast in all Latin America. Céline Bezault, wind energy expert from Meteodyn, will be on site with the local Mexican team to show the numerous benefits to use Meteodyn CFD software.   Software demo on the stand: CFD software ...


    By Meteodyn

  • A new web site for wind energy and climatology solutions

    http://meteodyn.com/en/   Meteodyn is proud to launch its new website about wind engineering: find all the solutions to benefit from wind energy, make safe your rojects and use clean and renewable resources (wind, sun...). Meteodyn provides software and consulting services to assess wind, solar potential, forecast wind production for large and small wind projects, optimize sun gain and ...


    By Meteodyn

  • Bigger is better when it comes to wind turbines

    A new study in the journal Environmental Science & Technology explores the question of whether larger wind turbines have made wind energy more or less environmentally friendly. As larger turbines require more resources to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Entec helps secure consent for Middleton Wind Farm

    Entec has supported RWE npower renewables in its successful bid to secure planning approval for a proposed 15 megawatt (MW) wind farm in East Renfrewshire, Scotland. Entec was responsible for preparing the environmental statement, planning application and supporting statement as well as carrying out a carbon assessment to support the application, which was submitted in February 2008.If all goes ...


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