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  • The US Wind Industry - PCT Extension Fuels

    The US Wind Industry – Production Tax Credit Extension Fuels it Again Summary Production Tax Credit (PTC) is one of the most important renewable support policies in the US and it has transformed the country into one of the leading wind power countries. However, one of the issues associated with PTC in the US is that it has a short term approach. Since ...


  • Global Wind Energy Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Global Wind Energy Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Research and Markets: Expiration of Production Tax Credit will Impact the Wind Industry in the US

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mbjqpl/expiration_of) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Expiration of Production Tax Credit will Impact the Wind Industry in the US" to their offering. Over the past couple of years, the US has passed many federal incentives to ...


  • Officials hope 1st US offshore wind farm will boost industry

    Construction has begun off Rhode Island's coast on the nation's first offshore wind farm, a milestone that federal and state officials say will help the fledgling U.S. industry surge ahead. U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell said Monday that lenders, regulators and stakeholders can now see a path forward. "It's great to witness a pioneering moment in U.S. history," she said during a boat ...


    By Associated Press

  • US wind power industry increases employment by 70% in one year

    The U.S. wind power industry directly employs about 85,000 people today, a 70% increase from a year ago, according to a new report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). The trade association's annual wind industry report, released on April 13, found that 10 new manufacturing facilities went online in the past year, while 17 were expanded and another 30 new facilities were announced. ...

  • Research and Markets: 2012 Report on the US Wind Power Generation Industry

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dacea2/wind_power_generat) has announced the addition of the "Wind Power Generation" report to their offering. The US wind power generation ...


  • Kingspan Wind scoops industry award

    Kingspan Wind has been awarded ‘Highly Commended’ in the Large Scale Project of the Year category for its ‘Energise Funded Wind Initiative’ – a joint project in partnership with Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) and Orkney Renewables. The company received this prestigious accolade at this year’s ‘Scotland Energy Efficiency & Healthy Homes Regional ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • German Wind Industry Anticipates Breakthroughs

      Last week an initial breakthrough was made to further accelerate Germany's shift to renewable energy. The country's four major grid operators provided the German government with a new plan for a major grid expansion. The government is reviewing the plan and has recently intensified high-level meetings among national and state-level players. Germany Trade & Invest experts will attend ...


    By Germany Trade & Invest

  • US to allow eagle deaths to aid wind power

    Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades. The new rule is designed to address environmental consequences that stand in the way of the nation's wind energy rush: the dozens of bald and golden eagles ...


    By Associated Press

  • US Wind Energy Market 2013 Analysis

    ReportsnReports.com adds "The US Wind Energy Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2013" new market research report to its store. The report provides detailed analysis and forecasts of the global wind power market and the US wind market in particular. It also helps in analyzing and forecasting key metrics relating to the installed capacities, market size and growth. The report facilitates to ...


  • Number of countries using wind energy is growing rapidly

    The number of countries using wind energy for electricity generation increased in the first half of 2011 to 86. All wind turbines installed worldwide have crossed 200 Gigawatt and can generate 430 TWh per annum, equalling 2,5 % of the global electricity consumption. These and many other figures of the wind energy market are published in the 4th edition of WWEA's international yearbook, Wind ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • US wind power generation grows by 45% in 2007

    Overturning all previous records, the U.S. wind energy industry installed 5,244 megawatts of power in 2007, expanding the nation's total wind power generating capacity by 45 percent in a single calendar year and injecting an investment of over $9 billion into the economy, according to the American Wind Energy Association, AWEA. The new wind projects account for about 30 percent of the entire new ...

  • Interaction of wind turbines and industrial plumes – new research

    Initial findings by researchers at Glasgow University suggest that deposition of particle pollution could be higher around wind turbines when they are sited near industrial sites, as they concentrate the plume. The shortage of acceptable locations for wind turbines has led developers to consider siting them near industrial plant. However this new work - in response to concerns raised by ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Infocast`s US-China Wind 2011

    Infocast will hold their second annual US-China Wind Summit at the Marines' Memorial Club & Hotel in San Francisco, CA, December 13 - 15, 2011. This summit is perfectly timed as it coincides with a growing Chinese wind market as well as heightened US-China cooperation. This summit will provide you with insight into the legal and policy frameworks, business environment and assumptions, ...


    By Infocast

  • 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 ...


  • Duke Energy to build ninth US wind farm

    Duke Energy continues to add to its renewable power portfolio with the announcement that it will build and operate a 200-megawatt wind energy project near Casper, Wyo. The Top of the World Windpower Project will be the company’s ninth U.S. wind farm and its fourth in Wyoming. Duke Energy will construct the Top of the World project on approximately 17,000 acres of private and public land it holds ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Vibrant Wind Industry Seeks Tax Credit Extension

    Continuing a growth trend, the American wind power industry has added over 2,300 megawatts of generating capacity to the nation’s electrical grid so far this year. There are a total of more than 5,000 MW in various stages of construction, establishing wind as one of the largest sources of new power in the country today. But the industry's growth depends on renewal of a federal production tax ...

  • US continues to lead the world in wind power growth

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) today released the 2007 edition of its Annual Report on US Wind Power Installation, Cost, and Performance Trends, which provides a comprehensive overview of developments in the rapidly evolving U.S. wind power market.  Notably, the report finds that US wind power capacity increased by 46 percent in 2007, with US$9 billion invested in US wind plants in 2007 ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Wind Power in the US, Japan and UK to 2025

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Wind Power in the US, Japan and UK to 2025" to its huge collection of research reports. US:The report analyzes the power market scenario in the US (includes thermal conventional, nuclear, large hydro and renewables) and provides future outlook with forecasts up to 2025. The research details renewable power market outlook in the country ...


  • 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

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