grid connected wind turbine News

  • Maine Project Launches First Grid-Connected Offshore Wind Turbine in the U.S.

    The Energy Department today recognized the nation’s first grid-connected offshore floating wind turbine prototype off the coast of Castine, Maine. Led by the University of Maine, this project represents the first concrete-composite floating platform wind turbine to be deployed in the world – strengthening American leadership in innovative clean energy technologies that diversify the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Iberdrola connects first offshore wind turbines to grid at West of Duddon Sands wind farm

    The company is carrying out this project via its British subsidiary ScottishPower Renewables and in cooperation with Danish firm Dong;  WODS, the first offshore wind farm complex to be commissioned by a Spanish company, will have a capacity of 389 megawatts (MW) and require a total investment amounting to  £1.6 billion; IBERDROLA has already installed 42 of the 108 wind turbines ...


    By Iberdrola Renewables LLC

  • Research and Markets: Grid Connectivity Issues Faced by the German Offshore Wind Industry

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p5mdjn/grid_connectivity) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Grid Connectivity Issues Faced by the German Offshore Wind Industry" to their offering. Grid Connectivity Issues Faced by the German Offshore Wind ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Turkey’s GAMA Enerji Invests in GE Wind Turbines

    GAMA Enerji A.Ş., a GAMA Holding-GE Energy Financial Services joint venture, has achieved financial close and completed the first drawdown for a 35-megawatt (MW) wind power plant in Akhisar, Manisa, 40 kilometers from Izmir, Turkey. GAMA Enerji signed a loan agreement with TSKB in Istanbul on July 5, for financing the Gök II wind park, which is expected to reach commercial operation in ...


    By General Electric

  • Gaia-Wind secures wind turbine order in New York State

    Gaia-Wind recently completed their first sale in the state of New York. The turbine will complement the energy supply to a rural residence and is scheduled for installation in the autumn. The project has received approval for NYSERDA funding and will be implemented by Green in Greene Inc., one of Gaia-Wind’s authorized resellers in the state. Keith Abrams, co-founder of Green in Greene, said “we ...


    By Gaia-Wind Ltd.

  • Viking Wind’s turbine is now on the positive list from Danish Energy Association

    Distribution companies have the responsibility for administration of the technical regulations of Energinet for the grid connection of generating units to the public power grid. In order to make the process for power grid connection of small generating units up to 50 kW more effective, positive lists are drawn up for generating units and generating unit components, which ...


    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

  • Torque Wind Turbine Video Online - How does it work?

    Torque Wind Turbine presents a video where viewers can see the turbine rotating. It is a wind turbine that not only looks completely different than the wind turbines we are used to, it also works in a different way. It is a very dynamic and intelligent wind turbine that can work in nearly all circumstances from low wind speeds up to high storm wind speeds. It uses wind ...


    By Torque Wind Turbine

  • 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

  • New IEC Standard to help improve wind turbine quality

    Wind power technology has seen remarkable developments in recent years, spurred on by its promise as a dependable source of renewable energy. As a result, it has moved from a niche form of power generation to acquire complete legitimacy in the energy sector. To respond to this rapid evolution in the technology, the IEC has published the second edition of its Standard for measuring the power ...

  • 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

  • Market Analysis of Small Wind Turbines up to 100kW in Key Countries to 2020

    ReportsnReports.com adds Small Wind Turbines up to 100kW, 2013 Update – Global Market Size, Analysis by Power Range, Regulations and Key Country Analysis to 2020 report to its store. The research provides an understanding of the technology and market forces in the global small wind power market, as well as cost analysis, and data on installed capacity and power generation for the ...


  • 2012 Deep Research Report on China Wind Turbine Industry

    2012 Deep Research Report on China Wind Turbine Industry is a professional and in-depth research report on China Wind Turbine Industry. We focus on China's domestic market in this report and make a comprehensive and objective reflection of the status of China's current Wind Turbine industry. Including Wind Turbine definition classification working principal, we analysis Wind Turbine production ...


  • 2012 Deep Research Report on Global and China Wind Turbine Tower Industry

    This report having 572 Tables and Figures for the Global and China Wind Turbine Tower Industry is a professional and in-depth research report on China Wind Power Tower Market.  Firstly the report describes the background knowledge of Wind Turbine Tower, including Wind Turbine Tower Concepts, Classification, production process and product specifications as well as technical parameters. The ...


  • Gamesa showcases its new 5 MW offshore wind turbine at the Offshore Wind 2013 trade fair

    The company expects the turbine installed in Arinaga, Canary Islands, Spain, to begin operating in the third quarter of 2013 and the installation of the initial units in 2014 Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, is exhibiting for the 3rd consecutive year at the Offshore Wind 2013 trade fair, one of the industry's premier events, in Manchester, UK, from 12-13 June. At ...

  • GE’s 2.75-Megawatt Wind Turbine Technology to Power New Wind Farm on Sweden’s West Coast

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that Swedish energy developer Triventus Wind Power AB will use GE’s proven ...


    By General Electric

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