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  • 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 ...


  • Canada to Study Wind Turbine Noise and Health

    Health Canada, in collaboration with Statistics Canada, will conduct a research study that will explore the relationship between wind turbine noise and health effects reported by, and objectively measured in, people living near wind power developments. "This study is in response to questions from residents living near wind farms about possible health effects of low frequency noise generated by ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • GE Announces Global Wind Turbine Repair Innovation Lab in Albany, NY

    Innovation Lab to Focus on Uptower Drivetrain Repairs for GE’s Global Wind Turbine Fleet Site Features Advanced Manufacturing, Tooling, Machining and Equipment to Develop Repair Technologies to Reduce Wind Turbine Cost of Life Part of GE’s Investment of More than $400 Million in the Capital Region over the Past ...


    By General Electric

  • Wind turbines not a risk to human health, says MIT study

    The review took into consideration health effects such as stress, annoyance and sleep disturbance among others that have, in the past, been raised in association with living close to wind turbines. "No clear or consistent association is seen between noise from wind turbines and any reported disease or other indicator of harm to human health" the study found. The MIT authors considered a number of ...


    By WindEurope

  • South Carolina Opens Nation’s Largest Wind Drivetrain Testing Facility

    On Thursday Nov 21, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman joined with officials from Clemson University to dedicate the nation’s largest and one of the world’s most advanced wind energy testing facilities in North Charleston, S.C. Led by Clemson University’s Restoration Institute, the facility will help test and validate new turbines, particularly for offshore wind ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Revolutionary Wind Energy Company Accio Energy, Inc. Adds CEO

    Jennifer Baird Brings Track Record of Successfully Commercializing Transformational Technologies to Start-Up That Captures Wind Energy Without the Use of TurbinesANN ARBOR, MI -- (Marketwire) -- 09/15/10 -- Accio Energy, Inc., an early stage alternative energy company, today announced that Jennifer Baird, until recently President and CEO of Accuri Cytometers, Inc., is joining the company as ...


  • Wind and solar core component manufacturers assess the Ontario market

    Ontario is hitting the radar screens of wind and solar manufacturers worldwide as a key destination to set up shop or upgrade existing facilities. The province's ambitious feed-in tariff (FIT) program, which guarantees fair prices for renewable energy over 20 years and includes domestic content requirements, has created exciting opportunities for renewable energy manufacturers. Now suppliers and ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Secretary Chu announces new investments in cutting-edge wind energy research facilities

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced new investments today in three university-led wind energy research facilities that will enhance the United States' leadership role in testing and producing the most advanced and efficient wind turbines in the world. The funding is from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, and the research will focus on improving both land-based and offshore wind ...

  • Energy Department Names Virginia and Illinois Electric Co-ops the 2013 Wind Cooperatives of the Year

    The U.S. Department of Energy and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) today recognized Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) of Virginia and the Rural Electric Convenience Cooperative (RECC) of Illinois as the 2013 Wind Cooperatives of the Year. The awards were presented at the TechAdvantage 2014 Conference and Expo in Nashville, Tenn., to ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Siemens Canada awarded 270-MW wind power order for South Kent project

    Siemens Canada has been awarded a milestone order by Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) for the supply and commissioning of 124 wind turbines for the South Kent wind project. The 270-MW project, located in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent in Southwestern Ontario, will generate enough energy for up to 100,000 ...


    By Siemens AG

  • enXco and KCP&L Sign Power Purchase Agreement for 100.8 MW Spearville 3 Wind Energy Project

    enXco, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, and KCP&L have entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for a 100.8 megawatt wind energy facility to be built in Ford County, Kansas, 17 miles northeast of Dodge City. The agreement was finalized in November 2011. enXco will develop, build, and own the Spearville 3 Wind Project, consisting of 63 General Electric (GE) XLE turbines, while KCP&L will ...


  • World’s first commercial tidal energy scheme to be launched in North Wales

    npower renewables, the British subsidiary of RWE Innogy, and Bristol-based tidal power developers Marine Current Turbines (MCT), have announced a pioneering partnership to help deliver one of the world’s first commercial-scale tidal stream projects, off the coast of Anglesey, north Wales.  This exciting and innovative showcase tidal farm scheme would be capable of generating 10.5 megawatts (MW) ...


    By RWE AG

  • Harnessing energy from the oceans

    Forever moving - our restless oceans have enough energy to power the world. As long as the Earth turns and the moon keeps its appointed cycle, the oceans will absorb and dissipate vast amounts of kinetic energy - a renewable energy resource of enormous potential. But harnessing this resource has proven more difficult than first thought. In this the latest installment of the GLOBE-Net Series on ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Harnessing energy from the oceans

    Forever moving - our restless oceans have enough energy to power the world. As long as the Earth turns and the moon keeps its appointed cycle, the oceans will absorb and dissipate vast amounts of kinetic energy - a renewable energy resource of enormous potential. But harnessing this resource has proven more difficult than first thought. In this the latest installment of the GLOBE-Net Series on ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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