distributed wind energy system News

  • Request for Information for Distributed Wind Energy Systems

    The Energy Department’s Wind Program is seeking feedback from the wind industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders regarding the Energy Department’s new perspective on Distributed Wind Research & Development (R&D) focus areas in order to inform future activities and priorities. Distributed wind energy ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy Department Announces Distributed Wind Competitiveness Improvement Project Awards

    The Energy Department and the Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory today announced funding for projects led by Pika Energy, Northern Power Systems, Endurance Wind Power, and Urban Green Energy that will help drive down the cost of small and medium-sized wind energy systems. Through the second round of the Competitiveness Improvement Project (CIP), the teams will receive a total ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • AWEA Announces New Distributed Wind Association

    Initiative reflects maturing market for small- to mid-sized wind energy turbines WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today announced the formation of the Distributed Wind Energy Association (DWEA), which will focus on advocacy and education to promote the on-site generation and consumption of distributed wind energy. The new ...

  • Wind – green energy for Europe

    Opening speech at the European Wind Energy Conf. by Andris PiebalgsMarseille, 16 March 2009 Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure for me to be here at the opening session to welcome you to the 2009 edition of the European Wind Energy Conference in Marseille. I would like to thank EWEA for organising this major event, and for inviting me again this year. I really appreciate this yearly ...

  • NREL Distributes Wind Competitiveness Improvement Project Round Four Funding

    The Energy Department's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is awarding four subcontracts under the fourth round of funding through DOE's Distributed Wind Competitiveness Improvement Project (CIP). The CIP aims to help manufacturers of small and mid-size wind turbines improve their turbine design and manufacturing processes while reducing costs and improving efficiency as they work ...

  • DOE Seeking Proposals to Advance Distributed Wind Turbine Technology and Manufacturing

    On December 29, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) released a third round of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) under DOE’s Distributed Wind Competitiveness Improvement Project (CIP). The CIP aims to help U.S. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Wind Turbine Systems in China

    Demand for wind turbine systems in China is forecast to rise 5.3 percent annually through 2013 to ¥62.3 billion. Increases will be driven by a variety of factors, primary among them government policies that encourage the use of renewable and nonpolluting electric power sources such as wind. Such policies include favorable pricing of wind power generated from wind farms, tax incentives and ...


  • XZERES Consummates Letter of Intent With VG Energy, Ltd., the United Kingdom`s Largest Distributed Wind Energy Dealer Representing Minimum Orders of $5 Million

    XZERES Corp. (OTCBB: XPWR), designer, developer and producer of distributed generation, wind power systems and power management and efficiency devices for the renewable and clean energy markets, announced today that it has consummated a Letter of Intent, from the UK's largest distributed wind energy dealer, VG Energy, Ltd., of Scotland, representing a minimum ...


    By XZERES Wind

  • XZERES Wind Corp. Introduces Small Wind Power Systems for Marine Environments

    WILSONVILLE, OR -- (Marketwire) -- 08/19/10 -- Xzeres Wind Corporation (OTCBB: XWND) announced today the introduction and availability of two additional distributed energy, small wind power systems for marine applications and environments, the XZERES 442M 10kW and XZERES 110M 2.5kW marine units. These marine units, built for performance, reliability and value, are offered in 10kW and 2.5kW name ...


    By XZERES Wind

  • WEPOWER Ecolutions Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement With Feng Fa Science and Technology Co. for 750kW Wind Turbines

    WEPOWER EcolutionsInc. (the "Company"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Premier Holdings Corporation (OTCBB: PRHL), is proud to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding Agreement with Feng Fa Science and Technology Co., Shenzen, China ("SZFF"), for exclusive marketing, sales and distribution throughout the United States and Taiwan, including its 750kW ...


  • Aggreko and ComRent Combine for Wind Energy Agreement

    Focusing on wind energy, Aggreko the global leader in ...


    By Aggreko PLC

  • Research and Markets: Wind Power in Power Systems

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xp72pj/wind_power_in_powe) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Wind Power in Power Systems" to their offering. The second edition of the highly acclaimed Wind Power in Power Systems has been ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • DONG Energy and Carbon Trust team up to cut the costs of offshore wind

    DONG Energy and the UK Carbon Trust, through its Offshore Wind Accelerator programme (OWA), have reached an agreement to collaborate. OWA has awarded DONG Energy GBP 6 million (DKK 54 million) to co-fund full scale demonstration of a new offshore wind turbine foundation called the Suction Bucket Jacket. DONG Energy targets to drive down cost of electricity by 40 per cent for projects sanctioned ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • DOE announces more than $5 million to support wind energy development

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that the Department of Energy is awarding more than $5 million to support U.S. wind energy development. Two projects receiving a total of $3.4 million over two years will improve short-term wind forecasting, which will accelerate the use of wind power in electricity transmission networks by allowing utilities and grid operators to more accurately ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy Storage Systems for Solar and Wind Power Integration Will Surpass $10 Billion in Annual Market Value by 2023

    Global markets boasted 51,000 megawatts of wind and solar photovoltaic power generation capacity installed in 2012 alone, and while some variable generation markets may slow or stall, there is no doubt that wind and solar markets will continue to expand over the next 10 years. That growth will require grid operators to adapt to unprecedented levels of variable generation on their systems—in ...

  • GlobalSpec Announces Free Wind Energy Technology Online Tradeshow & Event

    Who:GlobalSpec,the leading specialized vertical search, information services, e-publishing and online events company serving the engineering, technical and industrial communities, recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) ...


  • 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 ...


  • Kinangop Wind Farm in Kenya to be Powered by 38 GE Wind Turbines

    One of the Largest Wind Power Generation Projects to be Built in Sub-Saharan Africa Iberdrola Engineering to Build the 61-Megawatt Wind Farm; Aeolus Kenya Developing Project Planned Energy Mix Will Give Kenya’s Population the Reliability of Supply and Contribute to the Social and Economic Development of Kenya GE ...


    By General Electric

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