residential wind News

  • Wind Power goes Urban

    While wind turbines are a clean, green way to generate power, they can be a bit of an eyesore and require quite a bit of room meaning, more often than not, they need to be located in sparsely populated areas far from where the generated power is actually needed. Nevada based Mariah Power, combats the large footprint problem with their Windspire by employing a propeller-free design that makes it ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Wind turbines - not pretty but not unhealthy - Ontario

    The scientific evidence does not demonstrate any direct causal link between wind turbine noise and adverse health effects according to a new report from Dr. Arlene King, Ontario"s Chief Medical Officer of Health. The report was prepared by the Chief Medical Officer of Health and in consultation with the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • `Anti-noise` silences wind turbines

    If wind energy converters are located anywhere near a residential area, they must never become too noisy even in high winds. Most such power units try to go easy on their neighbors' ears, but even the most careful design cannot prevent noise from arising at times: One source is the motion of the rotor blades, another is the cogwheels that produce vibrations in the gearbox. These are relayed to ...

  • Wind Farm Noise Assessment by XL2

    Wind Farm Noise Assessment by XL2 One of the largest acoustic consulting firms in Australia, “Renzo Tonin & Associates” was engaged by the New South Wales Department of Planning ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Dutch Start Up is Working on a Revolutionary Wind Turbine

    The Archimedes, one Dutch Startup, is working on a roof Micro Wind Turbine. This solution would be able to solve two main problems of installation for residential use. Till Today, This market segment was unexplored because of high payback period of investment, due to Low efficiency and Noise gererated when turbine ...

  • Where now with wind turbine impact assessment

    Environmental Protection UK's recent event 'Where Now with Wind Turbine Impact Assessment' was a big success, providing valuable insight into an often confusing area. The event brought together over 120 delegates including practitioners experienced in noise assessment, renewable energy developers, local authority officers who have dealt with or are facing applications and community neighbours of ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • With a boost from innovation, small wind is powering ahead

    The Solarium, a new 8-story apartment building in New York City, is part of a new wave of green buildings in Gotham. Its exterior is made from 100 percent recycled material. The burnished floors are sustainably farmed bamboo. The apartments lack bathtubs in order to save water. Perhaps the most novel green accoutrement of the Solarium, however, is a small, black windmill perched on a short pole ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Clean currents announces `Wind Powered Baltimore Week`

    Maryland based Clean Currents is hosting Wind Powered Baltimore Week October 15 – 21st, 2012 to celebrate Baltimore’s growing community of businesses, non-profits, and homes powered by wind. The week long recognition of green energy powered organizations includes events, promotions, and kicks off this year’s Green Neighborhood Challenge. Over 35 businesses and community groups ...

  • Bills Introduce Wind Power Partner WindStream Technologies

    The Buffalo Bills today announced an agreement with WindStream Technologies to install their innovative, micro-wind turbines to generate supplemental energy for Ralph Wilson Stadium. The agreement represents an effort by the Bills to evaluate alternative sources for power, including Western New York's natural abundance of wind. The WindStream TurboMill® units, installed on the west end of the ...


  • Exelon Responds to Wind Subsidy Phase-Out Plan

    Exelon Corporation today released the following statement in response to the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) proposal to phase out the wind production tax credit (PTC): “The proposal which the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has offered for 'phasing-out' the federal wind energy production tax credit (PTC) is completely unacceptable. Rather ...


    By Exelon Corporation

  • XZERES Wind Introduces Micro-Generation Utility Model

    Company Launches Disruptive Business Model Selling Wind Energy Directly to End-Users Globally WILSONVILLE, OR - XZERES Wind Corporation (OTCBB: XWND), designer, developer and producer of distributed generation, wind power systems for the small wind market (2.5kW-100kW), today launched its Micro-Generation Utility model. This innovative business model offers residential and commercial customers ...


    By XZERES Wind

  • 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

  • Enercon World's Most Powerful Wind Turbine at Present!

    Enercon World's Most Powerful Wind Turbine at Present! Enercon to Participate for ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • WEPOWER Ecolutions Ships New Wind Turbines to Chile

    WEPOWER Ecolutions Inc. (the "Company"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Premier Holding Corp. (OTCBB: PRHL), an energy service provider and integrator of clean-energy solutions ("WEPOWER"), is proud to announce its first sale and shipment of three new WEPOWER Eco Seahawk2 700w KDS vertical axis wind turbines (VAWTs) to GMS Mining for deployment in their mining operations in Santiago, Chile. ...


  • World Wind Power Climbs to New Record in 2011

    By J. Matthew Roney Wind energy developers installed a record 41,000 megawatts of electricity-generating capacity in 2011, bringing the world total to 238,000 megawatts. With more than 80 countries now harnessing the wind, there is enough installed wind power capacity worldwide to meet the residential electricity needs of 380 million people at the European level of consumption. ...


    By Earth Policy Institute

  • First US sale of offshore wind power signed

    The first offshore wind farm to be developed in the United States has already sold one-third of the power that will be generated during its first 25 years of operation before a turbine is even placed in the water. Delmarva Power agreed Monday to buy up to 200 megawatts of power from an offshore wind farm to be developed by Babcock & Brown's subsidiary, Bluewater Wind Delaware. The purchase ...

  • China challenging the United States for world wind leadership

    Leadership of the global wind market is about to change hands. The United States—the birthplace of the modern wind industry—has held the top spot in new installations since 2005, growing at 50 percent a year and adding a record 8,540 megawatts of wind generating capacity in 2008. But if the credit-crunched U.S. industry adds only 8,000 megawatts in 2009, as anticipated, China’s ...


    By Earth Policy Institute

  • Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. New Wind Turbine Prototype to be Exhibited at Denver Home Show

     Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. (OTC: MMMW) is planning to exhibit a prototype of its new patented, 'Wind Electric Power Generator' with only seven moving components at the Denver Home Show being held at the National Western Complex in Denver, Colorado on the weekend of March 15, 2013 through March 17, 2013.  This wind-based, power system produces reliable, ...

  • Building Turbines, Inc. in Contract Negotiations for Multiple Rooftop Wind Turbine Installations

    Building Turbines, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BLDW), a designer and manufacturer of commercial rooftop wind turbine systems and other renewable energy technologies, today announced it is in negotiations with a major national retailer to sell and install its horizontal-axis turbines atop four different stores in several cities across the state of Texas. To date Building Turbines has installed turbines in ...


  • Europe Emerged as the leading market for wind power : Grand View Research

    The global cumulative installed capacity for wind power is expected to reach 760.35 GW by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Favorable regulatory scenario with a view to reduce carbon footprints is expected to be a key driving factor for the market. Governmental support in the form of tax ...


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