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  • 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

  • Where the Wind Blows?

    The most detailed data and statistics on global wind energy potential are now available online, thanks to a free resource launched today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). The Global Wind Atlas provides wind resource data at one-kilometre resolution. Prior to this release, global wind data was only publically available at ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Scandinavian wind farm optimisation

    Many Scandinavian wind farms face a number of challenges including high levels of turbulence and wind shear from surrounding forestry and the impact of blade icing, and this wind farm was no different, experiencing these effects also.  The owner approached SgurrEnergy to deliver SgurrOptimiser services to the wind farm. ...


    By SgurrEnergy 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

  • Could wind power work for you?

    A major new report aimed at helping the public and businesses understand the potential for small wind power generation at their sites has been launched. The report, based on research by Met Office Consulting and Entec and supported by the Carbon Trust, aims to improve understanding about the potential for small-scale wind energy in the UK. It also includes insights and recommendations for ...


    By The Met Office

  • Wind turbines - not pretty but not unhealthy - Ontario

    The scientific evidence does not demonstrate any direct causal link between wind turbine noise and adverse health effects according to a new report from Dr. Arlene King, Ontario"s Chief Medical Officer of Health. The report was prepared by the Chief Medical Officer of Health and in consultation with the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • CustomWeather Ranks #1 in Accuracy in Wind Speed Forecasting

    CustomWeather, Inc., a specialized provider of high resolution weather forecast and alert services, is pleased to announce that in the first 4 months of 2012, they have ...


    By CustomWeather, Inc.

  • Research and Markets: Directory of Wind Farms, North America

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gn93ft/directory_of_wind) has announced the addition of the "Directory of Wind Farms, North America" directory to their offering. A comprehensive directory of ...


  • Improved forecasts to identify the risk of icing on wind turbines

    Icing is a well known problem at wind farms in cold climates. SMHI has mapped how conditions for icing appear. Researchers are working on developing forecasts that indicate a risk of icing on wind turbines. Development improves decision-making data An ensemble forecast consists of numerous parallel forecast calculations. Forecast uncertainty can be better assessed through ...

  • New way of predicting ice on wind turbines

    As wind turbines become an increasingly important source of energy, there is a growing need to better predict when ice forms on them and prevents electricity from being produced. A research project at SMHI has developed new methods for projecting ice formation on wind turbines. There is growing interest in wind turbines as an energy source in Sweden, but wintertime the turbines are affected by ...

  • China Wind Turbine Nacelle Cover Industry - ReportsnReports

    2012 Deep Research Report on China Wind Turbine Nacelle Cover Industry> was a professional and depth research report on China Wind turbine Nacelle Cover Industry. Firstly the report describes the background knowledge of Wind turbine Nacelle Cover, including Wind turbine Nacelle Cover Concepts Classification production process and design; then statistics 21 Wind turbine Nacelle Cover ...


  • Research and Markets: Directory of Wind Farms, Canada

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vhq5vd/directory_of_wind) has announced the addition of the "Directory of Wind Farms, Canada" directory to their offering. A comprehensive directory of wind farms ...


  • Research and Markets: Directory of Wind Farms, Mexico

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w7gc58/directory_of_wind) has announced the addition of the "Directory of Wind Farms, Mexico" directory to their offering. A comprehensive directory of wind farms ...


  • 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

  • seebaWIND Service presents a new model for the continued operation of wind power plants at WindEnergy Hamburg

    seebaWIND Service GmbH will be presenting a new service package for the continued operation of wind power plants at the trade fair WindEnergy Hamburg this September. In keeping with the motto “Service Thought Through to the End”, the service provider, itself not affiliated with any manufacturer, will be showing how one can continue to operate wind power plants economically even at ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • 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

  • Finavera Wind Energy Announces $22 Million Sale of 77 MW Wildmare Wind Energy Project

      Finavera Wind Energy Inc. ('Finavera Wind Energy' or the 'Company') (TSX-V: FVR) is pleased to announce it has signed a binding Purchase and Sale Agreement to sell the 77 megawatt ("MW") Wildmare Wind Energy Project for approximately $22,000,000 to Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (TSX: INE) ("Innergex"). The Wildmare Wind Energy Project, located near the community of Chetwynd in ...


    By Finavera Renewables

  • 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

  • Funding Opportunity Announcement for Wind Forecasting Improvement Project in Complex Terrain

    On April 4, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy announced a $2.5 million funding opportunity entitled “Wind Forecasting Improvement Project in Complex Terrain.” By researching the physical processes that take place in complex terrain, this funding opportunity will improve foundational weather models by developing short-term wind forecasts for use by industry professionals, ...


    By US Department of Energy

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