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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

  • Wind turbine design software can help wind industry reach 2.8 terawatts by 2050

    The recently merged DNV GL has signed a contract to supply the 500th commercial license of its Bladed wind turbine design software. Bladed is trusted by manufacturers and certification agencies around the world for the calculation of turbine design loads and performance. It has contributed to the successful development and operation of thousands of turbines. In the same month that Bladed reached ...


  • 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

  • First Wind Picks GE Advanced Software to Enhance Output of Two Wind Farms in Maine

    GE (NYSE: GE) will install its WindCONTROL advanced software to help maximize energy output at two First Wind projects in Maine that feature a total of 95 GE wind turbines. The GE technology will regulate curtailment by monitoring and controlling the wind turbines’ ramp rates, effectively easing power spikes and putting less strain on the turbine compared to constant starts and stops. ...


    By General Electric

  • Southwest Windpower Offers Lifetime Warranty for Small Wind Turbines - An Industry First

    Southwest Windpower, the world's largest designer and producer of personal wind turbines, announced today a new generation of its AIR wind generators with improved reliability and optimized performance. In a move unprecedented in the wind power industry, the company now offers limited lifetime warranty for its AIR 40 and AIR Breeze products and a five year warranty for the AIR 30. First released ...


  • Invenergy to Install GE’s First Brilliant Wind Turbine with Integrated Battery Software Applications

    GE (NYSE: GE) and Invenergy announced today the purchase of the first 2.5-120 brilliant wind turbines in the world. Invenergy ...


    By General Electric

  • GL Garrad Hassan releases update of wind farm design software – WindFarmer 5.0

    Taking another step in the development of its wind farm design software, GL Garrad Hassan has released version 5.0 of WindFarmer. The software aids the design and analysis of wind farm layouts, to give maximum energy yield with minimum environmental impact. The new release includes wind flow modelling technology, enabling wind farm analysts to calculate the changes in wind speed across a ...


  • 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

  • New RainWise Inc. device collects wind data for wind turbine feasibility

    RainWise, Inc., one of the leading manufacturers of quality weather stations in the U.S. and abroad, is pleased to announce the release of the new WindLog™. This valuable device collects and records wind data to test the wind viability of a location prior to the installation of a wind turbine. The low cost ($350) WindLog™ is ideal for individual consumers and businesses who are contemplating the ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • ‘Dash for wind’ picks up pace as industry commitment to carbon trust’s ground-breaking R&D collaboration grows

    The ‘dash for wind’ accelerated today as the Carbon Trust secured industry commitment from seven leading developers, representing over 50% of the offshore wind capacity licensed in UK waters, to its Offshore wind Accelerator (OWA). The announcement was made by Carbon Trust’s Chief Operating Officer, Michael Rea, who addressed the UK offshore wind industry at RenewableUK’s ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • PE INTERNATIONAL and five winds are joining forces

    PE INTERNATIONAL and Five Winds International have merged and are now forming one company in North America, PE INTERNATIONAL, Inc. PE and Five Winds started their long-term partnership more than a decade ago and have been working together as a Joint Venture, PE Americas, since 2006. This natural progression of the partnership enables us to provide our clients value-added services and solutions ...


    By thinkstep

  • New software-based drive functions

    Siemens extends its range of software-based functions for Sinamics S120 drive system Advanced Technology Functions enable application-specific configuration or retrofitting of drive systems Fast and easy installation of functions on the drives via the DCC Editor Siemens is extending the range of applications for its Sinamics S120 drives family with new, software-based ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Meteodyn to attend 2014 Mexico Wind Power!

    Barlovento (EQ2 company) is the official distributor of meteodyn WT and meteodyn Forecast in all Latin America. Céline Bezault, wind energy expert from Meteodyn, will be on site with the local Mexican team to show the numerous benefits to use Meteodyn CFD software.   Software demo on the stand: CFD software ...


    By Meteodyn

  • New Book Explains Meteorology for Wind Energy Professionals

    The fundamentals of meteorology dictate the success or failure of wind projects, says Dr Landberg, yet many of the industry’s decision makers lack a ready resource for understanding the important theoretical concepts they need. “In Meteorology for Wind Energy: An Introduction, I have focused on the requirements of the industry, explaining the important concepts that are directly ...


    By DNV GL - Software

  • Meet Brüel & Kjær at Wind Turbine Noise Event

    Visitors to the Institute of Acoustics’ (IOA) Wind Energy meeting will have a chance to see noise specialist, Brüel & Kjær’s latest environmental tools. During the meeting - held on Thursday 26th January at the SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff - Bruel & Kjaer UK’s environmental specialists will be demonstrating the company’s kit for testing wind turbines, ...

  • WEPOWER Ecolutions Ships New Wind Turbines to Chile

    WEPOWER Ecolutions Inc. (the "Company"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Premier Holding Corp. (OTCBB: PRHL), an energy service provider and integrator of clean-energy solutions ("WEPOWER"), is proud to announce its first sale and shipment of three new WEPOWER Eco Seahawk2 700w KDS vertical axis wind turbines (VAWTs) to GMS Mining for deployment in their mining operations in Santiago, Chile. ...


  • New release meteodyn WT 4.5 software!

    Meteodyn developers and wind energy experts have worked hard to increase the software performance and meet requests from clients. Among new features: Large pre-processing time improvement: site checking and directional computation time reduced by a factor of 3 to 5 New available standard formats for topographical data (shape and tiff files), roughness database now ...


    By Meteodyn

  • Wind energy associations WWEA, BWE and BVKW present the latest small wind turbine market surveys at New Energy Husum

    The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA), the German Wind Energy Association (BWE) and the German Small Wind Turbine Association (BVKW) are releasing their small wind turbine market surveys, reports and studies at the New Energy Husum trade fair. “Small wind turbines are an important topic for New Energy Husum and for the renewable energy industry as a whole. Together with the three ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • GL Garrad Hassan Project FORCE to accelerate cost reductions for offshore wind

    GL Garrad Hassan has launched an ambitious project to bring fresh thinking to the design of offshore wind turbines. Project FORCE (turbine optimisation FOr Reduced Cost of Energy) will build on GL Garrad Hassan’s expertise in turbine design, control system engineering and structural modelling. The project will systematically consider new technologies that can be applied to offshore wind ...


  • GE Introduces 3.2-103 Brilliant Wind Turbine for UK, Ireland and Turkey

    Generates Higher Power Output for Tip Height Constrained Sites Produces 5 Percent Increase in Energy Output Compared to GE’s Current Model Brilliant Wind Turbine Integrates Energy Storage, Advanced Controls and Forecasting Algorithms Today, GE (NYSE: GE) announced its 3.2-103 brilliant wind turbine, producing a 5 ...


    By General Electric

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