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  • CustomWeather Ranks #1 in Accuracy in Wind Speed Forecasting

    CustomWeather, Inc., a specialized provider of high resolution weather forecast and alert services, is pleased to announce that in the first 4 months of 2012, they have ...


    By CustomWeather, Inc.

  • GE Prototype of World’s Most Efficient High-Output Wind Turbine Operational at European Test Site

    GE (NYSE: GE) announced today that a prototype of the world’s most efficient high-output wind turbine, the new 2.5-120, is operational at a ...


    By General Electric

  • GE Introduces 2.5-120, the World’s Most Efficient High-Output Wind Turbine—the First Brilliant Wind Turbine

    Today, GE (NYSE: GE) announced the 2.5-120, the world’s most efficient high-output and the first brilliant wind turbine. The 2.5-120 is ...


    By General Electric

  • XZERES Launches UK Web Site and Online Site Assessment to Begin Active Marketing of Its Small Wind Power Systems to the UK Market

    XZERES Wind Corporation (OTCBB: XWND), designer, developer and producer of distributed generation, wind power systems for the small wind market (2.5kW-100kW), today announced the launch of its United Kingdom website www.xzeres.co.uk. The new site includes site assessment for England, Scotland and Wales and is a part of the XZERES WindRx™ ( ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Best marine energy sites could be cost competitive with nuclear and onshore wind by 2025 with accelerated and targeted innovation

    Major three-year Carbon Trust marine energy R&D programme sets course for future growth New in-depth analysis published today by the Carbon Trust shows the UK’s best marine energy sites could generate electricity at costs comparable with nuclear and onshore wind1.  With continued and targeted innovation this could be as soon as 2025, once cost reductions from deploying ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Scandinavian wind farm optimisation

    Many Scandinavian wind farms face a number of challenges including high levels of turbulence and wind shear from surrounding forestry and the impact of blade icing, and this wind farm was no different, experiencing these effects also.  The owner approached SgurrEnergy to deliver SgurrOptimiser services to the wind farm. ...


    By SgurrEnergy Ltd.

  • Dogger Bank site for innovation with another first

    New & safer installation technique used to lift meteorological mast tower on top of wind turbine foundation at Dogger Bank offshore wind zone. The Dogger Bank offshore wind zone is proving to be a site for innovation as a new and safer installation technique has been used to lift Forewind's initial meteorological mast tower on top of the innovative suction-installed bucket ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Google to test flying wind turbines in Hawaii

    According to reports, the company has selected a site on Hawaii where it hopes to develop and test its latest innovation. Makani Power, which Google acquired last year and absorbed into its Google X division, is running the project and has designed lightweight kites that can harness energy from high-altitude winds. Alden Woodrow, Google X business team lead, visited Hawaii earlier this month to ...


    By Climate Action

  • Wind farms get pass on eagle deaths

    It happens about once a month here, on the barren foothills of one of America's green-energy boomtowns: A soaring golden eagle slams into a wind farm's spinning turbine and falls, mangled and lifeless, to the ground. Killing these iconic birds is not just an irreplaceable loss for a vulnerable species. It's also a federal crime, a charge that the Obama administration has used to prosecute oil ...


    By Associated Press

  • Entec helps secure consent for Middleton Wind Farm

    Entec has supported RWE npower renewables in its successful bid to secure planning approval for a proposed 15 megawatt (MW) wind farm in East Renfrewshire, Scotland. Entec was responsible for preparing the environmental statement, planning application and supporting statement as well as carrying out a carbon assessment to support the application, which was submitted in February 2008.If all goes ...


  • GE Introduces 2.85-103 Wind Turbine for Japan

    Generates High Power Output for Constrained Areas Engineered for Higher Turbulence Conditions Experienced in Typhoon Class Wind Speeds and to Fit the Unique Japanese Landscape Proven Platform of More than 22,000 GE Wind Turbines Installed Globally Today, GE (NYSE: GE) announced its ...


    By General Electric

  • Salazar, chu announce major offshore wind initiatives

    Unveiling a coordinated strategic plan to accelerate the development of offshore wind energy, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today announced major steps forward in support of offshore wind energy in the United States, including new funding opportunities for up to $50.5 million for projects that support offshore wind energy deployment and several high ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • HBRE Wind Power Company Selects GE Turbines for Vietnam’s Tay Nguyen Wind Farm

    Memorandum of understanding to continue development of wind power in Vietnam GE to help HBRE to undertake wind engineering analyses, analyze site layout, and assess constructability GE (NYSE: GE) and HBRE Wind Power Company Ltd. (HBRE) have recently signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in developing the Tay Nguyen wind farm in Dak Lak province, located in the ...


    By General Electric

  • ACCIONA Windpower signs a contract to supply 93 MW of wind power for Brazil

    In addition to the turbine supply contracts, the operation and maintenance of the wind farms has been contracted for a period of 15 years. To date ACCIONA Windpower has supplied, or has orders for, 423 MW in Brazil, all for its most powerful model of wind turbines. ACCIONA Windpower (AWP), a subsidiary of the ACCIONA ...


    By ACCIONA Energy

  • GE Introduces 3.2-103 Brilliant Wind Turbine for UK, Ireland and Turkey

    Generates Higher Power Output for Tip Height Constrained Sites Produces 5 Percent Increase in Energy Output Compared to GE’s Current Model Brilliant Wind Turbine Integrates Energy Storage, Advanced Controls and Forecasting Algorithms Today, GE (NYSE: GE) announced its 3.2-103 brilliant wind turbine, producing a 5 ...


    By General Electric

  • Utility Grade Wind Turbine Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts to 2018

    China is emerging as a significant user of wind energy. The leadership of China has a focus on local generation of electricity using wind and solar renewable sources. Chinese leadership is very concerned about the pollution brought by the fossil fuel power generations and is very concerned about the deleterious effect of air pollution on the grandchildren. Like people everywhere, these leaders ...


  • Meteo-Logic Offers Accurate Localized Weather Forecasts for Wind Farms

    Meteo-Logic, an innovative provider of custom-made accurate weather forecasting, launched today a new service specifically designed to provide the wind farm energy industry with highly accurate localized weather forecasts. Meteo-Logic offers detailed weather parameters and tools required for making ...


    By Meteo-Logic Ltd.

  • New Market Research Projects the Utility Grade Wind Turbine Market

    MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Utility Grade Wind Turbine Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2012 to 2018," to their collection of Wind Power market reports. For more information, visit ...


    By MarketResearch

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