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  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 ...


  • Global Wind Energy Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Global Wind Energy Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • 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

  • CERC applies new FLOWSTAR-Energy model to assess impact of proposed wind farm

    CERC was recently commissioned to carry out an assessment of the impact of two proposed large wind turbines on the wind energy yield of an existing smaller wind turbine in the neighbourhood of the proposed site. The assessment used FLOWSTAR-Energy to model the impact of the proposed wind turbines on the local flow and turbulence including the effect of the local topography. The picture shows ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Microsoft enters 20-year deal for Texas wind power

    It takes a lot of energy to store all the data 1 billion people and 20 million businesses plug into their computers, phones, tablets and gadgets. So as part of an effort to become carbon neutral, Microsoft Corp. has entered a 20-year deal to buy power from a new wind farm in Texas, the first time the tech giant is directly purchasing electricity from a specific source. The deal ...


    By Associated Press

  • Free webinar: Calculate efficiently the wind flow in urban areas

    Meteodyn is offering its know how to assess the wind microclimate. Our CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) simulations take into account effects of all kind of build environements on the wind at every time and spatial scale. UrbaWind is a CFD software devoted to predict the wind in urban places. Learn how to: assess the urban climatic pedestrian ...


    By Meteodyn

  • Indiana Schools Install Wind Turbines With Help From Performance Services and NativeEnergy

    NativeEnergy, a leading provider of carbon credits, is offering carbon offsets from a trio of wind turbines serving Indiana school districts. By harnessing a natural resource, this project powers school buildings, saves money and teachers' jobs, and provides hands-on renewable energy training for young people. "Our customers enthusiastically support community wind projects," said Jeff Bernicke, ...


  • GE Introduces Smart, Powerful 2.75-120 Wind Turbine

    Next-Generation GE Brilliant Turbine Generates 5 Percent More Annual Energy Production than GE’s 2.5-120 Available with Turbine-Integrated or Centralized Energy Storage for More Predictable Wind Power Various Tower Technologies, Spanning 85-139 Meters, Help Tailor Turbine for Site Conditions ...


    By General Electric

  • We’ve got the power: GE-powered wind farms can increase output by up to 5 percent

    Five Percent Incremental Power Delivers up to 20 Percent More Profit per Turbine for Wind Operators Using GE’s 1.5-77 Turbine Before-and-after Wind Farm Power Output Analysis Validates Performance Improvement Continuous PowerUp Platform Available for Incremental Power Output Increases Today, GE (NYSE: GE) announced ...


    By General Electric

  • Energy Department Awards $4.5 Million for Innovative Wind Power R&D Projects

    The Energy Department today announced $4.5 million for four projects to help increase deployment of innovative wind power technologies by optimizing the operation, boosting efficiency, and improving the environmental performance of wind energy systems. The research and development (R&D) projects, located in Maine, North Carolina, Nebraska, and Texas, contribute to the Energy ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ‘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

  • WindSim AS Introduces WindSim Version 5.1 With Powerful Tools for Wind Resource & Energy Assessors, Meteorologists, and Researchers

    WindSim AS, a pioneer and leading provider of CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) technology used to optimize wind turbine placement, wind performance, and bankable AEP, announced the release of ...


  • Gamesa and Iberdrola launch a new, next-generation system for operating wind farms from a distance

    Gamesa and the Iberdrola Group, through its engineering and construction subsidiary, have launched a wind sector-pioneering system which enables the remote management, using a single interface, of any make of wind turbine, anywhere in the world. Leveraging both firms' know-how and experience in the wind sector, this new system, called WindCORE® + WindOne®, enables ...

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