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  • Paldiski onshore wind farm officially opened in Estonia

    Eighteen GE 2.5-100 Wind Turbines to Mark Company’s Debut in the Country 45 Megawatts of Wind Power to Increase Estonia’s Renewable Energy Capacity Estonia in Pole Position to Reach the 2020 Renewable Energy Targets GE (NYSE: GE) announced today the opening of the Paldiski Wind Farm on the Pakri peninsula in ...


    By General Electric

  • Floating wind sector urged to copy onshore manufacturing model to cut costs

    To compete on costs with fixed-bottom offshore wind and other renewables, the floating wind industry should industrialize the foundation in the same way it has manufactured and commoditized the turbines for onshore wind, according to Henrik Stiesdal, wind energy pioneer and former CTO of Siemens Windpower. Stiesdal told Wind Energy Update that a “quantum leap” on floater designs holds ...

  • Wind Power Growth Surging Where Supports Provided

    Double-digit growth continued in the global wind market in 2013. Of today’s 318 gigawatts (GW) total generating capacity, 35 GW was added in 2013 alone. However, this growth (12.5 percent increase over 2012) was a significant drop from the average growth rate over the last 10 years (21 percent). Overall investment declined slightly from $80.9 billion in 2012 to $80.3 billion in 2013, write ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Wind Power Growth Still Surging Where Strongly Supported

    Double-digit growth continued in the global wind market in 2013. Of today’s 318 gigawatts (GW) total generating capacity, 35 GW was added in 2013 alone. However, this growth (12.5 percent increase over 2012) was a significant drop from the average growth rate over the last 10 years (21 percent). Overall investment declined slightly from $80.9 billion in 2012 to $80.3 billion in 2013,write ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Alstom Haliade 150 Offshore Wind Turbine – Part of US DOE’s1 Advanced Technology Demonstration Programme

    Alstom is a member of a team led by Dominion Virginia Power, which has been ...


    By Alstom

  • Harnessing Turkey’s Strong Winds, GE- and GAMA-Owned Wind Farm Now Powering the Country, a First for Their Joint Venture

    Turkey’s newest wind farm – the first owned by a joint venture of GAMA Holding A.S. and GE (NYSE:GE) unit GE Energy Financial Services – is now selling clean electricity and helping the country meet its renewable energy generation targets, the companies announced today at an American Council on Renewable Energy conference in New York. The ...


    By General Electric

  • Energy answer: Blowing in the wind?

    When the federal government approved the Cape Wind project in April, allowing 130 power-generating turbines to be placed in the waters off Cape Cod, it gave a significant boost to the prospects of wind energy. The comparatively high costs of wind power, however, remain a problem. But in a study, MIT researchers have concluded that some of the price problems associated with wind power can be ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • For Cape Wind, Summer Breeze Makes Offshore Wind Feel Fine

    Harsh winds from extreme storms battered Cape Cod this past winter and resulted in power outages across the region, and as summers get warmer, beachgoers rely more and more on cooling breezes off the bay. Now, the winds off Cape Cod could be a solution to both the region’s electricity constraints and the threat of extreme weather caused by climate change. Today, the Department of ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Global Wind Energy Industry

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


    By ReportLinker

  • Frost & Sullivan: Wind Energy Market Set to Boom in Japan as Doubts over Nuclear Power Remains

    The wind energy industry, one of the key growth engines amongst renewable energy technologies slipped into a slowdown in 2012 plagued by Europe's and other developed countries' economic woes, its first since witnessing double digit growth rate y-o-y since 2009. Amidst this, the wind energy industry is likely to regain its lost sheen back in 2013 with the extension of federal tax credit in the US ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • GE Stimulates Wind Energy Growth in the UK

    More than 40 Megawatts of Cleaner Energy Capacity to be Installed at Chelveston Wind Farm and Burton Wold Wind Farm Extension in Central England Two Wind Farms to Provide Power Equivalent to the Required Energy Needs of Approximately 30,000 Homes in the Region Orders Highlight GE’s Presence in the United Kingdom and GE’s Commitment ...


    By General Electric

  • Japan starts up offshore wind farm near Fukushima

    Japan switched on the first turbine at a wind farm 20 kilometers (12 miles) off the coast of Fukushima on Monday, feeding electricity to the grid tethered to the tsunami-crippled nuclear plant onshore. The wind farm near the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant is to eventually have a generation capacity of 1 gigawatt from 143 turbines, though ...


    By Associated Press

  • Siemens achieves major step in type certification for 6MW Offshore Wind Turbine

    The Provisional Type Certificate is a milestone towards the final certification of the wind turbine. It attests the conformity of the wind turbine design, manufacturing and testing processes for all safety relevant items with the normative references. Siemens developed the turbine SWT-6.0 especially for the demanding conditions in offshore locations. The first unit was installed in 2011 at the ...


  • MidAmerican Energy Company Awards Additional 407.1-Megawatt Wind Turbine Order to Siemens

     Siemens Energy has received another large onshore wind order in the U.S. Following successful completion of its 593.4-megawatt wind projects in Iowa in 2011, MidAmerican Energy Company, headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, is again partnering with Siemens on its 407.1-megawatt wind project expansion in 2012. In ...


    By Siemens Energy, Inc.

  • Ocean Power Technologies Announces Results for the Year Ended April 30, 2010

    PENNINGTON, N.J. - Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTT and London Stock Exchange AIM: OPT) (“OPT” or “the Company”) announces its financial results for the year ended April 30, 2010. Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2010 Highlights Revenue grew by 26% to $5.1 million for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2010, ...

  • What’s next for alternative energy?

    For skeptics, alternative energy has long been more hype than genuine promise. Yet several alternative-energy technologies are approaching inflection points in their development, and the day when they could have a profound impact on the global energy landscape could come far sooner than is commonly assumed, says a new report from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The report, released today and ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Mainstream CEO welcomes strong close to Q3

    Speaking in Dublin, Mainstream Renewable Power CEO, Dr Eddie O’Connor, has welcomed a strong close to the third quarter across all the company’s markets. “Over this quarter we have completed our 46MW Oldman 2 windfarm in Alberta for IKEA, obtained planning consent for our 450MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore windfarm in the UK, and are currently waiting the imminent financial close ...


    By Mainstream Renewable Power

  • REMINDER: Launch of `Projected Costs of Generating Electricity 2015`, 31 August, 3:00 p.m. Paris time

    The international launch of Projected Costs of Generating Electricity - 2015 Edition Webinar/teleconference On Monday, 31 August 2015, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Paris time Laszlo Varro, Head of Gas, Coal and Power Markets Division, International Energy Agency Jaejoo Ha, Head of the Division of ...


    By International Energy Agency

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