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  • Scandinavian wind farm optimisation

    Many Scandinavian wind farms face a number of challenges including high levels of turbulence and wind shear from surrounding forestry and the impact of blade icing, and this wind farm was no different, experiencing these effects also.  The owner approached SgurrEnergy to deliver SgurrOptimiser services to the wind farm. ...


    By SgurrEnergy Ltd.

  • Got green waste? Let’s turn it into something useful

    Need power in California? Got green waste? APL is now expanding into project development in California––operating its own equipment for on-site power and heat generation, focusing initially on sites that can net meter with the utility grid and have green waste onsite they’re paying to dispose of. ...


    By All Power Labs

  • 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

  • Blowin` in the wind

    MIT students and staff worked together last month to install wind-monitoring equipment on a lighting post in the west campus athletic fields to evaluate whether to erect a wind turbine there in the spring. The planned turbine, a Skystream 3.7 with a rated output of 2.4 kilowatts, about enough to power an average home, is a gift from Philip Deutch as a tribute to his father, Institute Professor ...

  • Cadmus Releases New Tool to Improve Siting Practices for Wind Energy Projects

    The Cadmus Group, Inc. today announced the release of a new online tool designed to help companies choose the most effective site for their wind energy project. The Distributed Wind Site Analysis Tool (DSAT) allows users to predict the energy output and environmental benefits of wind energy projects at sites across the United States. “DSAT represents a step ...


    By The Cadmus Group, Inc.

  • Opening day draws close for Janneby wind testing site

    The only independent wind turbine testing site in the German federal state of Schleswig-Holstein will soon be ready to accept its first wind turbines. The test field, which has been developed by GL Garrad Hassan, GEO (Gesellschaft für Energie und Oekologie mbH) and Bürgerwindpark Janneby e.G, received final building approval and will launch testing activities at the end of 2012. The ...


  • Massachusetts Offshore Wind Farm Denied Permit to Site Cables

    BOSTON, Massachusetts, October 18, 2007 (ENS) - The Cape Cod Commission has denied a permit for the nation's first proposed offshore wind farm to run submarine and upland transmission cables from the site in Nantucket Sound to connect with the power grid on the mainland. After voting against the proposal Thursday, the commission said it denied the permit application on procedural ...

  • Construction company cited in death of worker at wind energy site

    Employer name: Wanzek Construction, 83763 527th Avenue, Oakdale, Nebraska. The company is headquartered in West Fargo, North Dakota. Citations issued: The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued one ...

  • DOE Announces Webinars on Buildings of the Future, Overcoming Wind Siting Challenges, and More

    EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts. Upcoming Webinars ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Gordon Henderson MP visits site of PfR`s first wind farm

    Partnerships for Renewables (PfR) granted planning permission to build two 2.3MW wind turbines, supporting local communities on the Isle of Sheppey. Partnerships for Renewables (PfR) - in conjunction with the Ministry of Justice - has been granted planning permission to build two Enercon E82, 2.3MW wind turbines. They will each be 121 metres ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Artificial reefs from offshore wind and wave energy sites

    Offshore wind generation and wave energy foundations can step-up local abundances of fish and crabs. The reef-like structures also favor for example blue mussels and barnacles. What's more, it is possible to increase or diminish the abundance of various species by altering the geomorphological blueprint of foundation. This was demonstrated by Dan Wilhelmsson of the Department of Zoology, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Siemens to build major offshore wind manufacturing site in the UK

    The revised plan will be spread across two sites comprising the previously announced Green Port Hull project construction, assembly and service facility and a new rotor blade manufacturing facility in nearby Paull, in East Riding. Siemens is investing £160 million across the two locations and its port partner Associated British Ports (ABP) is investing a further £150 million in the ...

  • Washington’s Largest Wind-Power Site Begins Generating Electricity

    Washington’s newest and largest wind farm – the Lower Snake River Wind Facility-Phase I – today began ...

  • Stantec to conduct landmark ecological study for offshore wind siting

    Environmental consulting and engineering firm Stantec has announced its plans to launch a significant pilot study focused on evaluating bat and bird movements off the coast of Maine. The project, the first phase of which will run from late July through October this year, will collect data on migration patterns of bats and birds in the Gulf of Maine and represents the first such study of its kind ...


  • DOE Announces Webinars on Geography of Alternative Fuels, Wind Siting Considerations, and More

    EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts. Upcoming Webinars ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Wind measurement campaign completed at Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site using innovative floating LiDAR

    FLiDAR have completed the onsite wind measurements at the Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm being developed by Mainstream Renewable Power. Neart Na Gaoithe, a 448MW wind farm located in the North Sea off the East coast of Scotland, has recently been awarded a Contract for Difference (CfD) by the UK government. The FLiDAR floating LiDAR buoy (pictured) provided on-site wind measurements and ...


    By FLiDAR NV

  • Endurance Wind Power Commissions New Test Site in the UK for Its E-3120 50KW Wind Turbine

        - TUV NEL Site will Certify Turbine's Energy Production Endurance Wind Power (EWP), manufacturer of advanced wind turbines 50kW in size, designed specifically for distributed wind power applications, today announced it commissioned a third turbine for use on a new test ...


    By Endurance Wind Power

  • juwi Wind Commences Construction of the Community Wind South Wind Project in Minnesota

    juwi Wind has commenced construction of the 30 MW Community Wind South wind farm in Nobles County, Minnesota. The project northwest of Worthington will feature the tallest turbines in the state. "juwi is proud to start construction on Community Wind South and transform the local community's vision into a reality of economic benefits and jobs for Nobles County. The project, which has been years in ...

  • Noupoort wind farm erects first wind turbine

    Noupoort Wind Farm (80MW), in South Africa’s Northern Cape, has announced that it has completed the erection of the first of its thirty-five wind turbines. This is a pivotal point in the construction of the wind farm, with the next major construction milestone being the energisation of the substation. All the wind turbine foundations were completed ahead of schedule last month and the main ...


    By Mainstream Renewable Power

  • juwi Wind Secures Financing for Minnesota Wind Farm

    juwi Wind has secured financing for the Community Wind South project, a 30 MW wind farm in southwestern Minnesota currently being constructed. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2012. Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftbank, or DZ Bank AG, the fourth biggest bank in Germany with a large branch in New York, has been the mandated lead arranger and provided the construction, ITC cash ...

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