wind power modelling News

  • Power Electronics for Wind Turbines

    In 2011, almost 44GW of wind energy has been installed in the world and half of it was in China. Each years’ results are greater than predictions, and it has been so for the last 10 years. But we envision a slow down in this growth, fully explained in this report: 22% annual growth is huge. Based on the history, we believe the market will stay between 15% and 20% growth until 2015. Compared ...


  • UK-Ireland wind power deal is model for Europe

    The agreement to be signed today in Dublin by the Energy Minister of Ireland and the UK Secretary of State for Energy to pave the way for the export of Ireland's wind energy to Britain could serve as a template for other countries - and be a step towards a pan-European electricity grid. "With greater grid integration the UK and Ireland can expect more independence from imported fossil fuels, ...


    By WindEurope

  • 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 Power – a real alternative energy

    Private energy generation from domestic scale wind turbines is now a reality. The increasing availability of small, effective, affordable, wind turbines offers consumers the choice to take control of power supply for at least the next decade.As world wide energy resources dwindle and power costs continue to increase the case for wind power has never been stronger.Leading European suppliers of ...


    By Joliet Technology

  • Offshore wind powers ahead in Europe

    A building boom is underway offshore in Europe. Up to 400 giant wind turbines are due to be built off the northeast coast of the UK in what will be the world’s largest offshore wind development. Output from the Dogger Bank project will be 1.2 Gigawatts – enough to power ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Research and Markets: Wind Power in Power Systems

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xp72pj/wind_power_in_powe) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Wind Power in Power Systems" to their offering. The second edition of the highly acclaimed Wind Power in Power Systems has been ...


  • Tender models were the main topic at the third Spanish Wind Power Congress

    Topics discussed included the indisputable advantages of the auction system in the context of Spain’s tender process. Though it is a complex system, its competitiveness and efficiency is unquestionable; 3.7 GW have already been awarded and an additional 3 GW will be awarded at the auction set to take place in July. A total of 6.7 GW will be reached by 2019. ...


    By DN Tanks

  • 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

  • Offshore wind industry working on a new power class

    The offshore wind industry is gearing up for the next turbine generation despite uncertainty about Germany's future political and economic environment. Far from being modified onshore machines, these turbines will be specifically designed for the offshore market in the next-higher power class of 7 to 10 MW. "Investors want technology that lowers their energy costs and makes offshore projects more ...


  • McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm to be Powered by GE Turbines

    Northland Power and Mnidoo Mnising Power’s McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm on Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Will be Powered by 24 GE Wind Turbines McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm Will Provide 60 Megawatts of Wind Power to the Ontario Grid GE Will Provide around-the-Clock Innovative Remote Monitoring and Diagnostics and 10-Year Service ...


    By General Electric

  • Favorable Winds Blow for Offshore Wind Power, Says Frost & Sullivan

        Future prospects to depend on novel developments in foundation solutions Wind energy is the most mature technology among all renewable energy solutions. Finding appropriate sites for developing onshore wind farms might, however, soon pose a challenge due to dense urbanization (especially in western Europe) and ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • 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

  • Silicon Valley Power and Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority Win 2014 Public Power Wind Awards

    The U.S. Department of Energy, together with the American Public Power Association (APPA), today recognized the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA) and Silicon Valley Power (SVP) of Santa Clara, California, as the winners of the 2014 Public Power Wind Awards. The awards, presented at the APPA National Conference in Denver, Colorado, recognize publicly owned utilities that ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • XZERES Wind Introduces Micro-Generation Utility Model

    Company Launches Disruptive Business Model Selling Wind Energy Directly to End-Users Globally WILSONVILLE, OR - XZERES Wind Corporation (OTCBB: XWND), designer, developer and producer of distributed generation, wind power systems for the small wind market (2.5kW-100kW), today launched its Micro-Generation Utility model. This innovative business model offers residential and commercial customers ...


    By XZERES Wind

  • ACCIONA Windpower signs a contract to supply 93 MW of wind power for Brazil

    In addition to the turbine supply contracts, the operation and maintenance of the wind farms has been contracted for a period of 15 years. To date ACCIONA Windpower has supplied, or has orders for, 423 MW in Brazil, all for its most powerful model of wind turbines. ACCIONA Windpower (AWP), a subsidiary of the ACCIONA ...


    By ACCIONA Energy

  • 2012 Deep Research Report on China Wind Power Converter Industry

    It is a professional and in-depth research report on China Wind Power Converter Industry. We focus on China's domestic market in this report and make a comprehensive and objective reflection of the status of China's current wind Power Converter industry. Including wind Power Converter definition classification working principal, we analysis Wind Power Converter production process and production ...


  • 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

  • ISO New England Selects GL Garrad Hassan as Wind Power Forecaster

    In order to manage wind generation in its real-time and day-ahead markets, the system operator for the New England area of the U.S., ISO New England Inc., has awarded GL Garrad Hassan a two-year contract to provide wind power forecasting services to all wind in the ISO’s footprint, including generation within the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode ...


  • 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

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