wind turbine operation News

  • 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 ...


  • `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 ...

  • StatoilHydro inaugurates floating wind turbine

    “Today, we’re inaugurating the pilot facility which could help floating wind turbines to make an important contribution in the longer term to meeting the world’s big demand for energy,” says Margareth Øvrum, executive vice president for Technology & New Energy (TNE) in StatoilHydro. Hywind is a good example of the way StatoilHydro’s long experience from the offshore oil and gas business can be ...


  • New wind turbines at pixel revealed

    Grocon today unveiled new wind turbine technology atop its carbon neutral Pixel building in Carlton. CEO Daniel Grollo said there would be three wind turbines on the building's Green Roof, with the first installed only last week. 'These wind turbines have a vertical axis, meaning they spin around a pole, unlike wind turbines on wind farms with a horizontal axis,' he said. ...

  • Ingeteam optimises operation of wind turbines in snow and icy conditions

    Ingeteam is currently working with the University of Castilla la Mancha (UCLM), on research into advanced de-icing techniques for the prevention of the accumulation of snow and formation of ice on wind turbine blades. These measures to combat adverse weather will result in greater profitability for wind parks as they will help avoid uncontrolled stoppages of wind turbines located in ...

  • Ingeteam optimises operation of wind turbines in snow and icy conditions

    Ingeteam is currently working with the University of Castilla la Mancha (UCLM), on research into advanced de-icing techniques for the prevention of the accumulation of snow and formation of ice on wind turbine blades. These measures to combat adverse weather will result in greater profitability for wind parks as they will help avoid uncontrolled stoppages of wind turbines located in ...

  • First Commercial Operation of GE’s 2.5-120 High Output Wind Turbine

    GE’s 2.5-120 Wind Turbine Generates Power to Help Meet the Energy Needs of Approximately 2,000 German Homes Investor is Max Bögl Wiesner Gmbh The 2.5-120’s Advanced Control Technology and a Specially Designed Hybrid Tower Configuration Make It Advantageous for Low Wind Locations ...


    By General Electric

  • GMP and NPS Award Wind Turbine

    Green Mountain Power is pleased to announce that Northlands Job Corps of Vergennes has been selected to host the first wind turbine installation of the Green Mountain Power & Northern Power Systems Community Wind Partnership to promote local wind power. "This is just the first of what we hope to be many Vermont-made community-scale wind turbines in our state," said Mary Powell, president and ...


    By Marketwire

  • N.S. announces wind turbine plant

    Nova Scotia's green economy is continuing to grow through a new venture between the province of Nova Scotia and Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Ltd. (DSME). DSME will establish a wind turbine tower and blade manufacturing facility at the former TrentonWorks site, creating hundreds of jobs. The province is investing almost $60-million and getting an equity stake in the Pictou County ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Half of the turbines operational at the world’s second largest offshore wind farm

    More than half of the 160 turbines at RWE Innogy UK’s flagship offshore wind farm, Gwynt y Môr, off the North Wales coast, have been commissioned and are generating electricity. The milestone was reached last week with the 81st turbine connected to the National Grid. Construction of the world’s second largest offshore wind farm will be completed later this year with final ...


    By RWE AG

  • FLOWSTAR-Energy forecast for wind turbine

    CERC are providing forecasts of hourly power output for an operational wind turbine in a rural area near Inverurie, Scotland (see the map) for up to 4 days ahead. The predictions enable the turbine owner to plan energy usage. An example is shown in the figure. The live forecasts can be seen at the bottom of the CERC home page. The forecasts are calculated using our own ...

  • Wind Turbine Market in India 2014

    The latest market research report titled Wind Turbine Market in India 2014 mentions that renewable energy is gaining prominence within the country. Wind energy accounts for majority of the renewable energy generated in the country. With India facing continuous shortfall in the supply of energy required to cater to the demands of its growing population through conventional sources, the focus is ...

  • 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

  • Wind Turbine Service Market in Europe 2014 - 2018

    ResearchMoz include new market research report"Wind Turbine Service Market in Europe 2014 - 2018: Industry Size, Shares, Growth, Analysis and Forecast" to its huge collection of research reports. Wind Turbine Service market in Europe to grow at a CAGR of 9.02 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in aging wind farms. The Wind ...


  • 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

  • Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Companies

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Companies - Profile and Project Overview" to its huge collection of research reports. The report profiles twelve major vessel companies operating in the offshore wind turbine installation market. Companies profiled in the report include A2SEA A/S, MPI-Offshore Limited, Seajacks International Ltd., GeoSea ...


  • A new algorithm improves the efficiency of small wind turbines

    In recent years, mini wind energy has been developing in a spectacular way. According to estimates by the WWEA-World Wind Energy Association, the level of development of the mini wind energy industry is not the same as that of the wind energy industry, although forecasts are optimistic. The main reason is that the level of efficiency of small wind turbines is low. To address this problem, the ...

  • New wind turbines to replace old in Germany

    Many of Germany’s wind turbine projects began in the late 1990’s and are now faced with declining output, thanks to wear and tear. Now with newer technologies surpassing old, and larger available wind turbines, it makes sense to start replacing older systems with new. As a result, Nordex will be replacing 16 legacy wind turbines with 9 newer models by the end of the year, at the ...


    By Orenda Energy Solutions Ltd.

  • 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 ...

  • China Wind Turbine Casting Industry Overview

    Bharatbook added a new report on '2010 Deep Research Report on China Wind Turbine Casting Industry' which gives Wind Turbine Casting Manufacture Technology and its Processes. 2010 Deep Research Report on China Wind Turbine Casting Industry It was a professional and depth research report on China Wind Turbine Casting industry. In the report, the following information will be included: China Wind ...


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