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  • 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

  • Change of Ownership Leads to Transformation

    Through the last six months HSWind has gone through a major transformation. This has meant a change in the group of owners, more power in the form of funds and a rigid glance at foreign countries. The transformation has resulted in the chance for a headlong future for the Viking household wind turbine. In 2009 HSWind build their first household wind turbine, the Viking 25kW turbine. 3 ...


    By Viking Wind ApS

  • EWE, E.ON and Vattenfall have constructed the first wind turbine for alpha ventus

    Germany has its first offshore wind turbine: the consortium of EWE, E.ON and Vattenfall, DOTI (Deutsche Offshore- Testfeld und Infrastruktur GmbH), has successfully completed construction today of the first of a total of 12 wind turbines for the alpha ventus offshore wind farm in the North Sea. A team of 50 specialists are on location at the open sea construction site. The 5-megawatt turbine is ...


    By E.ON AG

  • RWE Innogy commences with turbine installation for the Nordsee Ost Offshore Wind Farm

    At RWE’s base port in Bremerhaven the go-ahead was given yesterday for the installation of the 48 wind turbines that will comprise the Nordsee Ost Offshore Wind Farm: Four 240-tonnes tubular steel towers, together with the associated hubs and nacelles, were loaded onto the installation vessel “Victoria Mathias” which will transport them for installation at sea over the coming ...


    By RWE AG

  • Global Wind Energy Fortunes (and Turbines) Growing Fast, at Least in Short Term

    From Brazil to South Africa, from northern Europe to the American heartland, wind is on the rise. Already among the world's fastest growing energy sources, wind technology is on the cusp of advances that could multiply a turbine's ability to transform currents of air into electricity, and at a time when global leaders are seeking ways to power the planet without greenhouse gases. So wind energy ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Efficiency, Natural Gas, Renewables Transforming US Energy

    The US is consuming energy considerably more efficiently and with lower emissions than just five years ago thanks to a slew of modern technologies that are changing decades-old patterns, research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance and industry group the Business Council for Sustainable Energy find in a new report. The Sustainable Energy in America 2013 Factbook portrays a dynamic and rapidly ...


    By Bloomberg New Energy Finance

  • 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 ...

  • Knockaneden wind farm global wind day 2015

    Knockaneden wind farm in Ireland, owned by Caherciveen Wind Ltd and operated by Mainstream Renewable Power, welcomed three local schools to the wind farm yesterday to celebrate Global Wind Day 2015. The pupils, from St. Finians, Filemore and Coars primary schools, were given a tour of the wind farm which has been in commercial operation since 2012. Mainstream staff provided the pupils with ...


    By Mainstream Renewable Power

  • Gamesa showcases at Awea its new G114-2.5 MW wind turbine: more energy production with the lowest CoE

    The new turbine, based on the 2.0 MW platform proven technology, reaches the highest efficiency and profitability in medium wind sites G114-2.5 MW produces 29% more energy than Gamesa’s G97-2.0 MW turbine while lowering the cost of energy by 10% Gamesa, a global technology leader in the wind industry, showcases its new wind turbine with 2.5 MW of unitary power: the G114-2.5 ...


    By Gamesa

  • Department of Energy Awards nearly $7.5 million to help develop next generation wind turbines

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced that six projects in four states - California, Colorado, Florida, and New York - have been selected to receive nearly $7.5 million over two years to advance next-generation designs for wind turbine drivetrains. Drivetrains, which include a turbine's gearbox and generator, are at the heart of the turbine and are responsible for producing electricity ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Wind Energy Update: Electrical systems faults No.1 cause of offshore turbine downtime

    Scott reports failures of electrical and controls systems are the root cause of wind turbine repairs in 50% of cases, and operators should expect an electronic or electrical subassembly failure every 2 to 2.5 years, according to Wind Energy Update’s Offshore operations and Maintenance report 2011, released today. According to the report’s authors, while the failure rate event of electrical ...


    By PRWeb

  • Top 10 Wind Turbine Manufacturing Companies - Growth Strategies, Competitive Benchmarking, SWOT, Comparative, and Financial Analysis

    Top 10 Wind Turbine Manufacturing Companies - Growth Strategies, Competitive Benchmarking, SWOT, Comparative, and Financial Analysis  ...


  • ACCIONA Windpower introduces its 3 MW wind turbine at PowerExpo 2008 Exhibition in Zaragoza

    ACCIONA Windpower, ACCIONA's wind turbine manufacturing and supply division, today introduced its AW-3000 machine at PowerExpo 2008 Exhibition in Zaragoza, Spain. The new 3 MW rated capacity wind turbine expands the company's range of products in the multi-megawatt market segment. Designed to leverage the proven strength and high reliability of the company's AW-1500 machine, the AW-3000 offers ...


    By ACCIONA Energy

  • Longer Blades and New Materials are Dramatically Affecting the Global Wind Turbine Manufacturing Industry

    A recent report from Navigant Research examines the significant forces shaping the global wind power industry’s supply chain, including analyses of more than 500 component and materials suppliers. As the wind turbine manufacturing industry has evolved and matured, blades have become a strong area of strategic ...

  • Clean Energy Business Models are in the Midst of a Transformation, According to Pike Research

    As the clean energy industry emerges from a challenging period caused by the global economic downturn, it is entering a stage of rapid change in which business models are being transformed against a backdrop of regulatory uncertainty.In several key sectors, the market is shifting back toward business structures and technologies that were once abandoned, but are now being revived.A new white paper ...


  • Celebrating Global Wind Day

    The European Wind Energy Association and the Global Wind Energy Council are promoting awareness of wind energy as a principle means of reducing our appetite for fossil fuels and fighting the effects of global climate change. Local events to celebrate the first Global Wind Day are planned in 32 countries across Europe, Asia and North America. The global event has grown on the success of European ...


    By ABB

  • Global Wind Energy Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Global Wind Energy Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • ARPA-E awards $130 million for 66 transformational energy technology projects

    Today, Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced 66 cutting-edge research projects selected by the Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) to receive a total of $130 million in funding through its “OPEN 2012” program. ARPA-E seeks out transformational, breakthrough technologies that show fundamental technical promise but are too early for ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Secretary Chu awards $9.6 million for transformational energy research projects

    U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today announced the selection of six transformational energy research and development projects that could revolutionize how the country uses, stores and produces energy.  Funded with $9.6 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the projects announced today round out the selections made by the Department of Energy's Advanced Research ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Zuidwester wind farm demonstrates rapid progress achieved in wind industry

    Construction work on the Zuidwester wind farm is in full swing on the dyke along the shore of the IJsselmeer. Yesterday, the first of twelve wind turbines has been successfully put into operation. Fifty turbines installed during the late 1980s and early 1990s are being replaced by large new turbines. Each of the new Zuidwester turbines can generate as much electricity as all 50 turbines of the ...


    By RWE AG

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