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  • 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 legal discussion on wind energy

    There are several issues affecting the future of the US wind industry but what could be most important are the passage of a Renewable Electricity Standard (RES) and the future of the grid. Can the wind industry thrive or even survive without an RES? Who is going to control siting decisions for new transmission lines – federal, state or local authorities? And who is going to pay for these ...

  • Wind – green energy for Europe

    Opening speech at the European Wind Energy Conf. by Andris PiebalgsMarseille, 16 March 2009 Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure for me to be here at the opening session to welcome you to the 2009 edition of the European Wind Energy Conference in Marseille. I would like to thank EWEA for organising this major event, and for inviting me again this year. I really appreciate this yearly ...

  • Wind Energy - Sweden

    Wind Energy - Sweden Wind Energy Market In Sweden  Description The wind power market in Sweden has strong potential for growth among other sources of power in renewable energy ...


  • 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

  • Wind Energy - China

    Wind Energy - China Wind Energy Market In China Description The wind energy market in China has been growing dynamically and is expected to grow further. It has been pegged at the ...


  • Energy Department Reports Highlight Strength of U.S. Wind Energy Industry

    The U.S. continues to be a global leader in wind energy, ranking second in installed capacity in the world, according to two reports released today by the Department of Energy. Wind power is a key component of the nation’s all-of-the-above strategy to reduce carbon pollution, diversify our energy economy, and bring innovative technologies on line. With increasing wind energy generation and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy Department reports highlight trends of growing U.S. Wind Energy Industry

    According to two reports released today (Aug 10, 2015)by the Energy Department, the U.S. wind energy industry continued growing at an impressive rate in 2014, further solidifying America’s position as a global leader in wind energy. Wind power is a key component of the President’s all-of-the-above energy strategy and Clean Power Plan to reduce climate-changing carbon pollution, ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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

  • 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

  • Wind energy outlook for North America

    Home to the second largest wind market in the world - the United States - the region saw a total of 5,784 megawatts of wind capacity installed in 2010. Although 2011 was another difficult year for the industry, today the region accounts for more than 22% of the world's total installed wind capacity. According to a recent report from Pike Research, installations in the region ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Wind energy grows 45% in 2007

    The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) reported last week record growth in wind power generation with 5,244 megawatts of capacity installed in 2007 — a 45% increase reflecting $9 billion in investment and 30% of all new power generating capacity in 2007. 2008, however, will likely show growing pains as there is a current shortage of wind turbines, a situation that the AWEA sees as a big ...

  • Quebec to expand wind energy sector

    Quebec Premier Jean Charest has announced the installation of an additional 700 MW of wind power in Quebec. The government is pursuing the development of wind energy and ensure the preservation of jobs associated with this industry in the Gaspé and Matane RCM. "As in the previous tender, the Quebec government will ensure to maximize the economic benefits in Quebec in setting conditions of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • GE to Provide Wind Energy in Scotland

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that it will supply SSE Renewables with 10 GE-1.6 megawatt (MW) wind turbines for the Langhope Rig Wind Farm in Scotland. Once operational, the 16-MW Langhope Rig Wind Farm will generate the equivalent energy needs of approximately ...


    By General Electric

  • NOAA Teams Up with Department of Energy & Industry to Improve Wind Forecasts

    The growth of wind-generated power in the United States is creating greater demand for improved wind forecasts. To address this need, the Department of Energy is working with NOAA and industry on the Wind Forecast Improvement Project, funded and led by DOE. “Our goal is to improve short-term forecasts to help industry know how much wind power can be produced in various ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Wind energy outlook for North America

    The North American wind energy industry is lagging in key areas compared to Europe and Asia, but many key industry players are optimistic about the North American market as turbine costs continue to drop dramatically. In 2010, a total of 5,784 MW of wind capacity was installed in North America.  The region currently accounts for more than 22% of the world's total installed wind capacity and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • U.S. wind energy industry installed nearly 10,000 MW in 2009

    The U.S. wind industry installed nearly 10,000 megawatts (MW) of new wind turbines in 2009, increasing its generating capacity by 39%, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). The industry group credited the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the record-breaking year, which topped 2008 by nearly 19%. AWEA's fourth quarter report, released on January 26, places wind power ...

  • Gen. Colin Powell Inspires Wind Energy Industry at AWEA Fall Symposium

    PHOENIX, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Speaking to a rapt audience at the AWEA Wind Energy Fall Symposium in Phoenix, Ariz., retired General and former Secretary of State Colin Powell challenged the industry to fulfill its “noble pursuit” to “make America safer, more competitive, and make sure there’s enough energy not just for us but for the people of the world.” ...

  • Industry stands together to make economic case for wind energy in Poland

    The European wind industry will descend on Warsaw today to make the economic arguments for wind power in a market that faces increasing uncertainty. The Wind Power Poland 2016 event is organised by the Polish Wind Energy Association and is supported by EWEA. GE and Vestas are headlining as the two event ambassadors. Poland’s wind market was one of the strongest performers last year ...


    By WindEurope

  • The Spanish government launches a plan to support the Spanish wind energy industry

    The Wind Energy Industry Stimulus Plan (PRIE, under its Spanish form) was presented on October 15th at the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism (MINETUR). At the event, chaired by the Secretary of State for Energy, Alberto Nadal, participated the General Directors of Industry and SMEs, Innovation and Competitiveness, and International Trade and Investment, Victor Audera, María Luisa ...

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