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  • Public support for wind farms increases with community participation

    Public support grows for wind farms if they are located away from recreational areas and if they are either fully or partly owned by organisations within the local community. In addition, Swedish consumers would accept bigger bills for electricity generated by wind power if the local population were heavily involved in wind farm planning, a recent survey suggests. Public attitudes towards wind ...

  • GE’s Wind PowerUp* to Increase Power Output at Five European Wind Farms

    First Customized Software-enabled Platform PowerUp Services to be Installed in Germany and Romania PowerUp Services to Enhance Installed Base, Provide Up To Five Percent Higher Annual Energy Production (AEP) Today, GE (NYSE: GE) announced European wind farm operators ENERTRAG AG and Monsson Group have selected GE’s ...


    By General Electric

  • Fortum to Start Building the Ånstadblåheia Wind Farm in Norway

    Fortum is launching construction of the Ånstadblåheia wind farm in Norway. The construction will begin with ground works in March, and the wind farm is expected to start production in 2018. Fortum announced the acquisition of three wind projects on 8 November 2016 and 5 January 2017. Fortum has decided to purchase 14 wind turbines from Vestas for the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Duke Energy and Sumitomo Complete First Kansas Wind Farm

     Duke Energy Renewables and Sumitomo Corp. of America (the U.S. subsidiary of Sumitomo Corp.) announced today the completion of the first of the joint venture partners' two Kansas wind farms – the Cimarron II Windpower Project in Gray County. Kansas City Power & Light purchases all of the ...


    By Duke Energy

  • The UN registers two ACCIONA wind farms in India as a Clean Development Project

    The Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), an organization dependent on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), has agreed to register as a CDM project two wind farms owned by ACCIONA in India. Already in operation, these wind farms are the first installed by the company in this country. They are located in the state of Karnataka, in the south of the ...


    By ACCIONA Energy

  • EBRD supports EUR 29m wind farm project in Poland

    The EBRD has signed a PLN 125.9 million (€29 million)-loan agreement to support a wind farm project in Tychowo, northern Poland, with a generation capacity of 50MW of “green energy”. The wind farm is expected to start operation in December this year. Total project cost will amount to PLN 346 million (€79 million) and will be co-financed by the EBRD and the bcp Millennium Group. The recipient of ...

  • New partnership heralds green light for Galloper Offshore Wind Farm

    Four-way international partnership secures £1.5 billion UK renewable energy project Significant boost to UK economy creating nearly 800 jobs Project can generate enough clean energy for up to 336,000 homes RWE Innogy has today announced three new project partners for Galloper Wind Farm Ltd (GWFL). UK Green Investment Bank (GIB), Siemens Financial Services and ...


    By RWE npower

  • GE’s 2.75-Megawatt Wind Turbine Technology to Power New Wind Farm on Sweden’s West Coast

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that Swedish energy developer Triventus Wind Power AB will use GE’s proven ...


    By General Electric

  • GL Renewables Certification at EWEA 2012: Preparing to reap the whirlwind - The influence of cyclones on wind turbine design

    As wind energy production expands around the world, an increasing number of onshore and offshore wind farms are proposed which would lie in cyclone-affected areas, mainly in China, Korea, Japan and the U.S. A properly designed wind farm should be able to withstand the tropical storms that are likely to affect it within its lifetime. Andreas Schroeter, Managing Director of GL Renewables ...


  • GL Renewables Certification at AWEA WINDPOWER 2012: Preparing to reap the whirlwind: The influence of tropical cyclones on wind turbine design

    As wind energy production expands around the world, an increasing number of onshore and offshore wind farms are proposed which would lie in tropical cyclone-affected areas, mainly in the U.S., China, Korea and Japan. A properly designed wind farm should be able to withstand the severe storms that are likely to affect it within its lifetime. Mike Woebbeking, Vice President of GL Renewables ...


  • Modular Wind Energy Enters Serial Production With GL Certification of 45-Meter Rotor Blade

    Modular Wind Energy (www.modwind.com), a manufacturer of revolutionary rotor blades for large-size wind turbines, announced today at Husum WindEnergy 2012 it received GL Certification on its prototype 45-meter modular rotor blade, signaling entry into the serial production phase of the company's growth plan. ...


  • Orenda Energy reveals plans to raise $25million USD to create 100 turbine UK Wind Farm

    Wind turbine manufacturer Orenda Energy Solutions, which has locations in Ontario, Canada and Livingston, Scotland, is seeking to raise US$25million through a series of US investment banks as it embarks on a programme of expansion to build its own distributed wind farm across the UK. Orenda is currently finalizing the project financing which will see one hundred of its own manufactured SKYE 49kW ...


    By Orenda Energy Solutions 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

  • 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 ...

  • RWE to extend wind power portfolio in Poland

    RWE Innogy is to commence construction work on their 7th wind farm, Opalenica, in Poland this week. The plant manufacturer Nordex will build seven wind power turbines with a capacity of 2.4 megawatts (MW) each in the region of Poznan. Altogether, the wind farm will have an installed capacity of around 17 MW and will supply an equivalent of around 21,000 Polish households with green electricity ...


    By RWE AG

  • RWE to extend Polish wind portfolio to 240 MW

    Poland is an important core market for RWE. The construction work for the erection of 14 wind power systems at Nowy Staw near the city of Gdansk is starting today. RWE Innogy has been operating a wind farm with a capacity of 45 megawatts (MW) here since 2013, which is now being extended by 28 MW. The systems of the manufacturer Senvion have a capacity of two MW each. All in all, the Nowy Staw ...


    By RWE AG

  • RWE to extend wind power portfolio in Poland

    RWE Innogy is to commence construction work on their 7th wind farm, Opalenica, in Poland this week. The plant manufacturer Nordex will build seven wind power turbines with a capacity of 2.4 megawatts (MW) each in the region of Poznan. Altogether, the wind farm will have an installed capacity of around 17 MW and will supply an equivalent of around 21,000 Polish households with green electricity ...


    By RWE AG

  • NREL and alstom celebrate wind turbine installation

    Officials from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), along with officials from Alstom, today commemorated the successful installation and full capacity operation of a 3 megawatt Alstom ECO 100 wind turbine at NREL’s National Wind Technology Center.  This event signifies a crucial step forward in the long-term, collaborative ...

  • Aggreko and ComRent Combine for Wind Energy Agreement

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


    By Aggreko PLC

  • InterContinental Miami goes 100% Green with Wind Power

    Luxury hotel InterContinental Miami today announced that it has partnered with Greenlight Energy to purchase 15,467,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of wind power in 2012.  The purchase is part of a broader corporate-wide sustainability strategy and makes InterContinental Miami the largest green power purchaser in Florida to be named to the most recent 100% Purchaser’s List maintained by the ...

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