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  • Analysis of the Wind Turbine Components Market - ReportsnReports

    The global wind turbine components market has grown during the last three years as a consequence of increasing government concerns about energy security and independence. In addition, other factors, such as rising energy prices; volatility of fuel costs; and government incentives for renewable energy, have contributed to the acceleration of market growth. The present research service analyzed the ...


  • Torque Wind Turbine Video Online - How does it work?

    Torque Wind Turbine presents a video where viewers can see the turbine rotating. It is a wind turbine that not only looks completely different than the wind turbines we are used to, it also works in a different way. It is a very dynamic and intelligent wind turbine that can work in nearly all circumstances from low wind speeds up to high storm wind speeds. It uses wind ...


    By Torque Wind Turbine

  • US to allow eagle deaths to aid wind power

    Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades. The new rule is designed to address environmental consequences that stand in the way of the nation's wind energy rush: the dozens of bald and golden eagles ...


    By Associated Press

  • GC China Turbine Corp. Announces Results of Special Committee Investigation

    GC China Turbine Corporation ("GC China" or the "Company") (OTCBB: GCHT) today announced that the previously appointed Special Committee of the Company's Board of Directors comprised of its independent directors, Cary Zhou and Marcus Laun (the "Special Committee") has completed its investigation of the facts and circumstances surrounding the allegations made in an anonymous email to Deloitte ...


    By Marketwire

  • Wind Energy Update: Wind Farm O&M Predictive vs. Preventative Maintenance

    Wind Energy update: Maintenance practices on wind turbines are primarily either ‘preventative’ actions performed at routine intervals according the manufacturers specification...or ‘reactive’ when a turbine’s component is damaged causing the machine to shut down. New ‘preventative’ maintenance practices are now being developed, using high tech condition monitoring technologies, which aim to ...


    By PRWeb

  • Wind farms get pass on eagle deaths

    It happens about once a month here, on the barren foothills of one of America's green-energy boomtowns: A soaring golden eagle slams into a wind farm's spinning turbine and falls, mangled and lifeless, to the ground. Killing these iconic birds is not just an irreplaceable loss for a vulnerable species. It's also a federal crime, a charge that the Obama administration has used to prosecute oil ...


    By Associated Press

  • Address to the Renewables UK Offshore Wind Conference

    Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, I want to start by taking you back 15 years to the year 2000, the first year of the new millennium. It was the year the Spice Girls broke up. The year Chris Evans stopped making TFI Friday. It was the year we partied to see in the millennium. But what is the significance of this milestone year for us ...

  • Edward Davey speech to the Global Offshore Wind Conference

    Check against delivery Thanks very much. I’m delighted to be here today. This is my first Global Offshore Wind conference, and I’m immediately struck by the size of the exhibition. From British engineers to Norwegian shipbuilders, from the smallest control components to the largest installation vessels… the range of businesses on display is testament not just to ...

  • DOE to invest up to US$33.5m in wind energy projects

    DOE announced on May 12 that it plans to provide Massachusetts with $25 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to accelerate the development of the state's Wind Technology Testing Center. Conveniently located in Boston Harbor, the new center will be the first commercial facility in the nation for large wind turbine blades. It will allow for the testing of blades longer ...

  • Wind Energy Services Company (WES) Expands Services and Workforce

    One segment of the wind energy business that is not stagnating is on-site service and maintenance of wind generation equipment, according to Wind Energy Services Company (WES), a specialist in composite components such as blades, nacelles and nose cones. The company announced today that they have expanded their service offerings to meet the evolving needs of wind farm operators – and as a ...


    By PRWeb

  • New supply partners for biggest wind energy distribution portal

    Exactly on schedule to coincide with the beginning of the repair season, the online distribution platform WINDSOURCING.COM has further expanded its position as the leading global sales portal for product and service offerings in wind energy. Its product range from components, spare parts and repair equipment has further grown to around 15,000 items. Forming part of it now is the entire wind ...


    By WINDSOURCING.COM GmbH

  • Pattern Energy Completes 150 MW Amazon Wind Farm in Indiana

    Growing its operational capacity, Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGI) (TSX: PEG) (“Pattern Energy”) today announced that construction has completed for the 150 megawatt (MW) Amazon Wind Farm Fowler Ridge in Benton County, Indiana and the wind farm is now fully operational. The facility will sell 100% of the electricity produced to Amazon Web Services (AWS), which will supply the ...


    By Pattern Energy Group LP.

  • ACCIONA Windpower to Supply 3-megawatt Turbines to Prince Edward Island Energy Corporation

    ACCIONA Windpower and Prince Edward Island Energy Corporation (PEIEC) have signed a turbine supply agreement for the Hermanville & Clear Springs Wind Project. The turbine supply agreement is the first between the two companies and comes after a competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) process undertaken by PEIEC, which included touring ACCIONA ...


    By ACCIONA S.A

  • GC China Turbine Announces Non-Reliance on Previously Issued Audit Reports; Internal Investigation

    GC China Turbine Corp. ("GC China" or the "Company") (OTCBB: GCHT) today announced that it received a letter from Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu CPA Ltd. ("Deloitte"), the Company's former independent accounting firm, noting that Deloitte's previously issued audit report dated April 15, 2010 in respect of the Company's financial statements for the years ended December 31, 2008 and 2009, audit report ...


    By Marketwire

  • MidAmerican Energy, Siemens Energy and Mortenson Construction Celebrate Renewable Energy at Rolling Hills Wind Project

    Construction of the 443.9-megawatt Rolling Hills wind project in southwest Iowa is progressing on schedule toward a planned year-end completion. Today, officials from MidAmerican Energy Company, Mortenson Construction and Siemens Energy gathered with community leaders ...


    By MidAmerican Energy

  • DOE announces nearly US$14m to go to 28 new wind energy projects

    U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu has announced the selection of 28 new wind energy projects for up to $13.8 million in funding – including $12.8 million in Recovery Act funds.  These projects will help address market and deployment challenges including wind turbine research and testing and transmission analysis, planning, assessments. Along with the new awards, Secretary Chu ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Greensburg, Kansas` third anniversary of devastating tornado begins with green dedication of the Greensburg wind farm

    On Friday, April 30, 2010 residents of Greensburg, Kansas will witness a milestone in the town's recovery and its effort to become 'the greenest town in America.' Greensburg Mayor Bob Dixon will accept a plaque on the steps of the newly rebuilt City Hall, officially recognizing the environmental benefits from the Greensburg Wind Farm and recognizing the thousands of business and individual ...

  • Infigen And Gamesa Enter 15-Year Long-Term Services Agreements

     Infigen Energy (Infigen) and Gamesa Wind US LLC (Gamesa) today announced that they have settled all outstanding legal proceedings related to Gamesa-manufactured turbines purchased by Infigen. Five of the U.S. wind farm project companies (U.S. project companies) in which Infigen holds Class B membership interests have each executed 15-year Warranty and Maintenance Agreements (WMA) with ...


    By Gamesa

  • Sauer Energy Enters Into Strategic Alliance With VEC Technology, LLC

    Sauer Energy, Inc. ("SEI") (OTCBB: SENY), a developer of home and enterprise scale vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT) systems, announces that VEC Technology, LLC, has been chosen to jointly manufacture its WindCharger model for the development of the propriety molds for the production of its renewable energy wind turbine blades and long term production runs. VEC Technology has a proven ...


    By Marketwire

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