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  • Worldwide Small & Medium Wind Power Installations are Expected to Total More than 3.2 Gigawatts From 2014 through 2023

    A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for small and medium wind turbines (SMWTs), including global market forecasts for capacity and revenue through 2023. The market for modern SMWTs has existed for 30 years, though growth has been tied to state and federal incentives in the ...

  • Worldwide Revenue from Small & Medium Wind Power Systems is Expected to Reach Nearly $2.4 Billion by 2023

    A recent report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for small and medium wind turbines (SMWTs), including global market forecasts for capacity and revenue through 2023. Fueled by the spread of innovative financing programs centered around the leasing model, growth in the installation of small and medium wind power ...

  • Good winds boost wind power in Brazil

    The wind market is reaching high levels in global investments in power, and currently is the component of the energy mix that is growing faster. Recently, GWEC – the global wind power council – released the statistics related to the 2013 market, which presented a cumulative capacity of 318,137 MW, which represents an increase of nearly 200,000 MW in the past five years. In Brazil, the ...


    By Alstom

  • 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

  • Juhl Wind, Inc. to Install Wind Energy Facility for Honda Plant in Ohio

     Juhl Wind, Inc., (OTCQB: JUHL), an established leader in the renewable-energy industry with a focus on Community-based Wind Power development, ownership and management, is pleased to announce an agreement with Honda Transmission Mfg. of America, Inc. to develop, install and operate two utility-scale wind turbines that will generate electricity for the plant in Russell's Point, ...


    By Juhl Energy, Inc.

  • Juhl Wind, Inc. Announces Completion and Startup of the Winona County Wind Project

            WOODSTOCK, Minn., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Juhl Wind Inc. (OTCBB: JUHL), the Leader in Community Wind Power, today announced the official commercial operation date of the $3.6 million Winona County Wind Project in Winona ...


    By Juhl Energy, Inc.

  • Favorable Winds Blow for Offshore Wind Power, Says Frost & Sullivan

        Future prospects to depend on novel developments in foundation solutions Wind energy is the most mature technology among all renewable energy solutions. Finding appropriate sites for developing onshore wind farms might, however, soon pose a challenge due to dense urbanization (especially in western Europe) and ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • RWE to extend wind power portfolio in Poland

    RWE Innogy is to commence construction work on their 7th wind farm, Opalenica, in Poland this week. The plant manufacturer Nordex will build seven wind power turbines with a capacity of 2.4 megawatts (MW) each in the region of Poznan. Altogether, the wind farm will have an installed capacity of around 17 MW and will supply an equivalent of around 21,000 Polish households with green electricity ...


    By RWE AG

  • Global Small Wind (50-350kW) Power Industry

    ReportsnReports.com adds "Global Small Wind (50-350kW) Power Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2015" new market research report to its store. GlobalData’s “Global Small Wind (50-350kW) Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2015” report gives an in-depth analysis of Global small wind power market and provides forecasts up to 2015. The research analyzes the growth, evolution of ...


  • Wind Turbines Affect Behavior of Desert Tortoise Predators

    How a wind energy facility is designed can influence the behavior of animal predators and their prey, according to a recent study published in The Journal of Wildlife Management by researchers at the University of California, Davis, and the U.S. Geological Survey. Scientists placed ...

  • 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

  • Frost & Sullivan: Advent of Smart Grids Charges Up the High and Medium-Voltage Switchgear Markets

    The market for both high- and medium-voltage switchgears is tied to the development of infrastructure, as they are integral to the electrical network, both in the transmission and distribution space. An increase in the electrical installed capacity of developing and developed countries and the rising need for energy in commercial and industrial sectors are driving the demand for switchgears. ...


  • 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

  • Sail-inspired turbine promises cheaper wind energy

    A Tunisian invention that harvests wind energy through adesign inspired by sailboats promises cheaper, more efficient wind energy. The bladeless wind turbine, the Saphonian, named after the wind divinity that was worshipped by the ancient Carthaginians, also promises to be more environmentally friendly than existing wind turbines that produce noise and kill birds through their blade rotation. ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • RWE to extend wind power portfolio in Poland

    RWE Innogy is to commence construction work on their 7th wind farm, Opalenica, in Poland this week. The plant manufacturer Nordex will build seven wind power turbines with a capacity of 2.4 megawatts (MW) each in the region of Poznan. Altogether, the wind farm will have an installed capacity of around 17 MW and will supply an equivalent of around 21,000 Polish households with green electricity ...


    By RWE AG

  • Boost for inward investment and innovation in offshore wind

    Michael Fallon has announced the creation of an Offshore Wind Investment Organisation (OWIO) to boost levels of inward investment and to further stimulate jobs in the UK offshore wind industry Business and Energy Minister, Michael Fallon has announced the creation of an Offshore Wind Investment Organisation (OWIO) to boost levels of inward investment and to further stimulate jobs in the ...

  • Largest Federal Wind Farm to Be Built by Siemens

    The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has awarded a contract to Siemens Government Technologies, Inc. (Siemens) to construct the federal government’s largest wind farm. The Pantex wind farm is expected to save an average of $2.9 million annually over the 20-year contract term. The installation will consist of five 2.3 megawatt turbines located on 1,500 acres of ...

  • Juhl Wind, Inc. Enters Joint Venture to Acquire Existing Wind Farms throughout the United States and Canada

    Juhl Wind, Inc. (OTCQB: JUHL), the Leader in Community Wind Power, is pleased to announce that it recently formed a joint venture with Boulder, Colorado-based 8030 Companies with a focus on the acquisition of existing wind farms and other clean energy assets across the United States and Canada.  The joint venture has conducted preliminary discussions with targeted owners of existing wind ...


    By Juhl Energy, Inc.

  • Michael Fallon speech to the RenewableUK Offshore Wind conference

    Michael Fallon's keynote speech to the RenewableUK Offshore Wind 2013 conference. Originally given at Manchester. This is a transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered. Introduction Good morning. I’m very pleased to be here today speaking at this important event. This is my first speech to RenewableUK since I was asked by the Prime ...

  • Juhl Wind, Inc. Announces New $10 Million Community Wind Farm for Gundersen Lutheran Hospital

    WOODSTOCK, Minn., - Juhl Wind Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: JUHL), the Leader in Community Wind Power, today announced the recent execution of a $10 Million wind project Development Agreement with GL Wind – a wind farm LLC formed by Gundersen Lutheran Hospital.  Gundersen Lutheran Hospital is a leading teaching hospital consistently named among the top 100 in the nation, based in La ...


    By Juhl Energy, Inc.

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