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  • DNV GL maps wind energy production potential in Zambia, Tanzania and The Maldives for World Bank ESMAP project

    DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has created the preliminary wind atlases for Zambia, Tanzania and The Maldives, as part of phase 1 of an Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) project funded by the World Bank. The project aims to reveal the true extent of wind energy production potential in each of the three countries. ...


    By DNV GL - Software

  • 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 ...


  • U.S. EPA, dept. of energy launch innovative new tools to determine solar and wind energy potential on contaminated lands

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed and launched new tools designed to test underutilized sites and contaminated land for solar and wind energy potential. The tools give local communities and landowners ways to evaluate sites for renewable energy potential without the need for technical ...

  • 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 – 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 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

  • 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

  • 700 wind energy jobs announced

    Responding to news that German manufacturing giant Siemens is to develop an offshore wind turbine production facility in the UK to meet future demand, creating 700 jobs, Friends of the Earth's Executive director Andy Atkins said: 'This is fantastic news - it shows that as Ministers set stronger policies for a green economy, businesses invest in the UK. 'But it should only be the beginning - the ...


  • WRG expands into wind energy sector

    Waste Recycling Group, together with its Spanish parent company FCC, is planning to build wind turbines on its landfill sites. Investing £100 million into the project, WRG and FCC expect the wind turbines will produce 80MW of electricity once they are built. WRG development director Andy Ryan said: “[We looked] at our closed and operational landfill sites around the country and carried ...

  • Swedish technology could unlock Canada`s offshore energy potential

    The windy - wavy coast of Sweden is about to become the test site for a suite of floating off shore energy technologies that have the potential for use along Canada's expansive coastlines. Hexicon AB, a Swedish renewable energy company, has designed the floating energy platform. It has partnered with other Swedish companies (Fagerdala Marine Systems, Ocke Mannerfelt Design Team, and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • A new web site for wind energy and climatology solutions

    http://meteodyn.com/en/   Meteodyn is proud to launch its new website about wind engineering: find all the solutions to benefit from wind energy, make safe your rojects and use clean and renewable resources (wind, sun...). Meteodyn provides software and consulting services to assess wind, solar potential, forecast wind production for large and small wind projects, optimize sun gain and ...


    By Meteodyn

  • Key issues for future of wind energy in Spain

    The journal Energy Policy has recently reported two studies that highlight some key issues for the future of wind energy in Spain. A team of engineers from the University of Zaragoza believes it is 'technically viable and economically reasonable' for wind energy to account for 30% of Spain's overall energy production. A report by two researchers from the University of Alcalá (UAH) and the ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • DEWI GmbH publish Wind Energy Study 2008

    The international wind energy industry takes a very positive view of further development of the worldwide wind energy market in the coming years. Thus the world market volume of annual new installations is expected to be multiplied by five within ten years, from about 20 000 MW in 2007 to about 107 000 MW in 2017. The results of the fourth WindEnergy Study were presented in Berlin today – they ...

  • Wind energy could power China, study finds

    Wind power alone could provide electricity for all of China if the country overhauls its rural grids and raises the subsidy for wind energy, a new study finds.  China has rapidly become a global leader in wind energy and now ranks fourth in the world in installed capacity. But coal-fired power plants continue to supply most of the country's rising electricity needs - a development path that ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • New study shows potential value of UK’s offshore wind 19 May 2010

    The Offshore Valuation Group, today publishes the first full economic valuation of the UK’s offshore renewable resource. The study was part-funded by the CCC, one of a range of commissioning organisations of the independent study, which included the UK, Scottish and Welsh Governments, and eight energy companies. The study suggests that the offshore renewable energy industry in the UK could ...

  • Aggreko and ComRent Combine for Wind Energy Agreement

    Focusing on wind energy, Aggreko the global leader in ...


    By Aggreko PLC

  • 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 ...


  • New Atlas Shows Energy Potential of Africa and Opportunities for Investment to Meet Africa`s Energy Needs

    Energy consumption in Africa is the lowest in the world, and per capita consumption has barely changed since 2000 shows a new Atlas released by the UN Environment and African Development Bank at the World Economic Forum being held in Durban, South Africa. Current energy production in Africa is insufficient to meet demand. About a third of the total African population still lacks access to ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Celebrating Global Wind Day

    The European Wind Energy Association and the Global Wind Energy Council are promoting awareness of wind energy as a principle means of reducing our appetite for fossil fuels and fighting the effects of global climate change. Local events to celebrate the first Global Wind Day are planned in 32 countries across Europe, Asia and North America. The global event has grown on the success of European ...


    By ABB

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