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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 ...


  • 2011-2015 Global Wind Turbine Components Market

    TechNavio’s report, the Global Wind Turbine Components Market 2011–2015, has been prepared based on an in-depth analysis of the market with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Wind Turbine Components market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a ...


  • Global Wind Turbine Components Market Estimated to grow at a CAGR of 11.3 % by 2015

    The Global Wind Turbine Components market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 11.3 percent over the period 2011–2015. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the need for increased energy. The Global Wind Turbine Components market has also been witnessing emergence of high-capacity wind turbines. However, the high cost of wind turbines could pose a challenge to 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 ...


  • How a Wind Turbine Works

    This week we’re celebrating the launch of a new series on Energy.gov: How Energy Works. Join us today on Twitter at 2 p.m. ET for our How Energy Works live Q&A answering everything you want to know about wind turbines. Use #HowEnergyWorks to submit questions and follow the live discussion. From massive wind farms ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • The new Torque wind turbine is the world’s most advanced small wind turbine

    Torque Wind Turbine is presenting the world’s most advanced small wind turbine at the Clean Tech Business Day on December 9th 2014 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The driven scale model prototype provides interested customers, investors, part and generator manufacturers, distributors and installers, and of course the media, the opportunity to experience how this new wind turbine will ...


    By Torque Wind Turbine

  • 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

  • `Anti-noise` silences wind turbines

    If wind energy converters are located anywhere near a residential area, they must never become too noisy even in high winds. Most such power units try to go easy on their neighbors' ears, but even the most careful design cannot prevent noise from arising at times: One source is the motion of the rotor blades, another is the cogwheels that produce vibrations in the gearbox. These are relayed to ...

  • Research and Markets: Global Wind Turbine Components Market 2011-2015 - An Increased Need for Energy is Causing this Market to Grow

    Dublin - Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w6343s/global_wind_turbin) has announced the addition of the "Global Wind Turbine Components Market 2011-2015" report to their ...


    By Research and Markets

  • Blades arrive for world’s largest offshore wind turbines

    The blades for the world’s largest offshore wind turbines have finally arrived in Belfast this past week. The giant blades were designed, tested and manufactured in the Isle of Wight especially for the V164-8.0 MW wind turbines made by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. Each of the blades are and extraordinary 80m long and will be part of the Burbo Bank Extension project which has its pre-assembly ...

  • First Turbine Erected at Kingdom Community Wind Project

    The first turbine at Green Mountain Power's 63-megawatt Kingdom Community Wind project has been erected. "We've made tremendous progress on the project the last couple of months and are eagerly anticipating the project's commissioning," said Mary Powell, President and CEO of Green Mountain Power. "The mild winter allowed us to ramp construction back up in early April and we've been steadily ...


    By Marketwire

  • Top 10 Wind Turbine Manufacturing Companies

    The latest research of GBI “Top 10 Wind Turbine Manufacturing Companies - Vestas Continues to Dominate as Emerging Chinese Players Provide Stiff Competition to Global Leaders” is a study, which is an offering from the company’s Energy Research Group, looks at the major global wind turbine manufacturing companies, including information on their growth strategies, as well as SWOT ...

  • Global Offshore Wind Turbine Market 2011-2015

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Offshore Wind Turbine Market 2011-2015 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Sail-inspired turbine promises cheaper wind energy

    A Tunisian invention that harvests wind energy through adesign inspired by sailboats promises cheaper, more efficient wind energy. The bladeless wind turbine, the Saphonian, named after the wind divinity that was worshipped by the ancient Carthaginians, also promises to be more environmentally friendly than existing wind turbines that produce noise and kill birds through their blade rotation. ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Don’t throw caution to the wind with offshore turbine maintenance

    The European Union’s push away from fossil fuels toward renewables, along with falling costs, has seen offshore wind thrive. And the sector is about to receive another boost, now that the focus on and investment in floating wind turbines is reaching fruition. This incredible feat of engineering has the potential to totally reshape offshore renewables, allowing for greater ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • REpower commissions its tallest wind turbine

    At the beginning of July, REpower Systems SE successfully commissioned its tallest wind turbine Winnberg 4 in Sengenthal near Neumarkt, Bavaria. The turbine, with a rated power of 3.2 megawatts, a rotor diameter of 114 metres and a 143 metre concrete and steel hybrid tower, has a total height of 200 metres and is thus the tallest wind turbine that REpower has erected to date. It was built on ...


    By REpower UK Ltd.

  • GLOBE 2008 tech - gus wind turbines

    GUS Power Canada, headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario is displaying a new and unconventional wind turbine on the GLOBE 2008 trade floor in the Ontario pavilion. The unique new design has caught the attention of many industry peers attending the conference. The vertical axis wind generator has substituted the traditional propeller blades for an aerodynamic carbon-fibre body. The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • GE expands Brazil Wind Turbine production facility

    São Paulo Facility Expansion to Add 35 Skilled Jobs Expansion an Investment for the Wind Industry in Brazil New Facility to Produce Machine Heads for GE 1.7-100 and 1.85-82.5 wind Turbines Today GE (NYSE: GE) announced the expansion of its Campinas, São Paulo, manufacturing facility and the creation of 35 new skilled jobs. Co-located with Brazilian ...


    By General Electric

  • 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

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