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  • Cost-efficient and environmentally friendly wind energy

    Gearbox failure is the primary reason for downtime in a wind turbine and is extremely costly to replace. One of the main and most damaging causes of gearbox failure is ferrous metal contamination under 10 microns in size which leads to bearing failure. Metal contamination, the primary contaminant produced by gear wear, suspends in the lubrication oil causing premature bearing failure as it ...


  • Cost-efficient and environmentally friendly wind energy

    Gearbox failure is the primary reason for downtime in a wind turbine and is extremely costly to replace. One of the main and most damaging causes of gearbox failure is ferrous metal contamination under 10 microns in size which leads to bearing failure. Metal contamination, the primary contaminant produced by gear wear, suspends in the lubrication oil causing premature bearing failure as it ...


    By One Eye Industries Inc.

  • GE Software Powers Research on Efficient Wind Energy Production

    GE today announced that it is working with Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) to investigate ways to improve wind farm productivity and efficiency. The results of the study will directly contribute to future product and service designs. The project is part of a larger Department of Energy (DOE) investment of $9 million to an IIT-led consortium to enhance the ...


    By GE Intelligent Platforms

  • 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

  • Energy Efficiency 2009 Ukraine

    National Agency of Ukraine for the effective use of energy resources (NAER) and Specialized exhibition center «EXPODONBASS» are kindly inviting you to participate in the all-Ukrainian specialized trade fair for energy effective and energy saving equipment, technologies and materials «ENERGY EFFICIENCY 2009». The trade fair is supported by: Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Donetsk Regional State ...


    By Ukraine Partnership Bureau

  • Wind energy projects in Bulgaria

    Wind energy projects in Bulgaria In  this issue we present exhibitors in the SEE Exhibition ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • Global Wind Energy Industry

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


    By ReportLinker

  • A new algorithm improves the efficiency of small wind turbines

    In recent years, mini wind energy has been developing in a spectacular way. According to estimates by the WWEA-World Wind Energy Association, the level of development of the mini wind energy industry is not the same as that of the wind energy industry, although forecasts are optimistic. The main reason is that the level of efficiency of small wind turbines is low. To address this problem, the ...

  • Decentralized, efficient and intelligent energy production

    The international energy trade fair RENEXPO® will continue to build on its strong points in 2012 and expand on them with new innovative topics. The event will focus on sustainable energy systems and solutions for a sustainable and future oriented energy supply. The trade fair, conference and accompanying program offer a showcase for the entire spectrum of regenerative and decentralized ...


    By REECO GmbH

  • Wind Energy in Canada – 2015 Update

    Canada became one of only seven countries in the world to surpass 10,000 MW of wind power capacity when the 270 MW K2 Wind project near Goderich, Ontario came on line earlier this year. Industry leaders meeting in Toronto this week for the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s 31st annual conference agree that the technology’s growing cost-competitiveness has set the ...

  • GE Energy Accelerates Telecom Infrastructure Energy Efficiency

    GE Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced a broad portfolio of Retrofit Power Systems (RPS) designed to accelerate energy efficiency upgrades ...


    By General Electric

  • Free webinar: Calculate efficiently the wind flow in urban areas

    Meteodyn is offering its know how to assess the wind microclimate. Our CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) simulations take into account effects of all kind of build environements on the wind at every time and spatial scale. UrbaWind is a CFD software devoted to predict the wind in urban places. Learn how to: assess the urban climatic pedestrian ...


    By Meteodyn

  • 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

  • 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

  • GE Celebrates 10 Years of Advancing Wind Energy

    GE (NYSE: GE), a global technology leader and supplier of wind turbines and related services, is celebrating 10 years of industry leadership in wind energy. Since GE entered the industry through the acquisition of Enron Wind in 2002, it has installed 18,000 ...


    By General Electric

  • Energy efficiency must be an industrial strategy priority

    Engineering profession calls for stable delivery of a long term, low carbon energy strategy in new report Improving energy efficiency and resource productivity must be a priority in the government’s new industrial strategy, particularly in buildings and energy networks, according to a new report published today that summarises the engineering profession’s response to the ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Survey Reveals Projections for Lower Wind Energy Costs

    The cost of producing electricity via wind power is expected to fall 24-30 percent by 2030 and 35-41 percent by 2050, according to a survey of the world's foremost wind power experts. Cost reductions are anticipated as a function of continued advancements in wind energy technology. These findings are detailed in new study published in the journal Nature Energy and conducted by the ...

  • Google to join good energies in offshore wind consortium

    Good Energies, a leading global investor in renewable energy and energy efficiency industries, today announced an investment in the $5 billion Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) backbone transmission project, with a significant but unspecified contribution by Internet giant Google inc. The transmission backbone will provide approximately 6,000 MW of offshore wind capacity, enough power to serve 1.9 ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Efficiency, Natural Gas, Renewables Transforming US Energy

    The US is consuming energy considerably more efficiently and with lower emissions than just five years ago thanks to a slew of modern technologies that are changing decades-old patterns, research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance and industry group the Business Council for Sustainable Energy find in a new report. The Sustainable Energy in America 2013 Factbook portrays a dynamic and rapidly ...


    By Bloomberg New Energy Finance

  • WTEC: Total Solar and Wind Energy Solutions

      The Company Overview WTEC and its affiliates is an engineering, manufacturing, procurement and construction  company dedicated to the alternative energy market. It designs and produces products to move energy from the generation point to utility interconnect for both wind and solar energy. The Company's approach is to offer a comprehensive package of electrical ...


    By WTEC srl

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