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  • US Interior Department identifies enormous potential for offshore wind power in Atlantic

    A comprehensive government survey of offshore energy resources shows enormous potential for offshore wind power, particularly off the Atlantic Coast, while at the same time identifying major information gaps for offshore oil and gas resources, according to energy and ocean policy experts at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The survey was released today by Secretary of Interior Ken ...

  • China wind power industry exhibits a strong growth potential

    With swift economic growth and flourishing industrial sectors, China has been witnessing a continued increase in the electricity consumption over the past few years. Because of this surge in demand, China has witnessed significant development in its power sector, with renewable energy sources garnering the major attention. Although there has been substantial growth in electricity generation from ...


  • Vattenfall speeds up delivery of offshore wind power potential

    Vattenfall, the owner of the second largest fleet of offshore wind farms in the world, joins the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator. Vattenfall has tied up a strategic collaboration with the Carbon Trust's £45m research, development and demonstration programme - Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), as part of their commitment to help drive down the cost of ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Wind Power Poland 2016

    The EU is committed to strengthening energy cooperation among its Member States. The EU Energy Union and its vision for a new energy market design aim to build truly integrated regional markets that ensure energy security. Renewable energy is at the heart of this integration. The EU has agreed that renewables should provide just under half of its total electricity consumption by 2030. Such a high ...


    By WindEurope

  • 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 ...


  • Good winds boost wind power in Brazil

    The wind market is reaching high levels in global investments in power, and currently is the component of the energy mix that is growing faster. Recently, GWEC – the global wind power council – released the statistics related to the 2013 market, which presented a cumulative capacity of 318,137 MW, which represents an increase of nearly 200,000 MW in the past five years. In Brazil, the ...


    By Alstom

  • NREL finds U.S. wind energy potential larger than previously estimated

    The maximum potential to generate wind power in the United States is more than three times greater than previously estimated, according to a new study by DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The new analysis, developed in collaboration with AWS Truewind, LLC, is based on updated computer models and examines the wind potential at wind turbine hub heights of 80 meters and 100 meters. ...

  • Energy Department Releases Report, Evaluates Potential for Wind Power in All 50 States

    In support of the President’s all-of-the above energy strategy, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced the release of Enabling Wind Power Nationwide, a report showing how the United States can unlock the vast potential for wind energy deployment in all 50 ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Wind Power Generation Market in Argentina

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Wind Power Generation Market in Argentina ...


    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

  • New Reports Highlight Major Potential in Offshore Wind Energy

    The Energy Department today announced a new report showing steady progress for the U.S. offshore wind energy industry over the past year. The report highlights 14 ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Wind Power Market in India 2013

    The report begins with an introduction into the energy scenario in India. Installed capacity, demand supply gap of power prevailing in India and hence the need for renewable sources of energy is showcased.   The market overview section provides an insight into the wind power market which includes the historical and forecasted growth and size of wind installations in India. Expected ...


  • Wind-powered landmine detector developed

    An Afghan designer has developed a wind-powered device that could substantially lower the risk to human life and financial cost of clearing landmines. The 'Mine Kafon' was created by Massoud Hassani, who is based at the Design Academy Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Built out of inexpensive, prefabricated materials, the device consists of a heavy plastic core containing a GPS (global positioning ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Siemens and Gamesa to merge wind businesses to create a leading wind power player

    Siemens and Gamesa have signed binding agreements to merge Siemens’ wind business with Gamesa Businesses are highly complementary with regard to markets, products and technology and will create great value to customers and shareholders Siemens to hold a 59 percent stake and consolidate the merged company and existing Gamesa shareholders to hold 41 percent Gamesa ...

  • Energy Department report finds major potential to increase clean hydroelectric power

    The US Energy Department has  released a renewable energy resource assessment detailing the potential to develop electric power generation at existing dams across the United States that aren't currently equipped to produce power. The report estimates that without building a single new dam, these available hydropower resources, if ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Energy Department report finds major potential to increase clean hydroelectric power

    As part of President Obama’s all-out, all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today released a renewable energy resource assessment detailing the potential to develop electric power generation at existing dams across the United States that aren’t currently equipped to produce power. The report estimates that without building a single new dam, these available hydropower ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • The Future of Offshore Wind Power Generation - ReportsnReports

    Offshore wind power is one of the newest major sources of renewable electricity generation to be developed and also one of the most interesting. Its history is short, no more than 20 years, and yet over that period the technology has been able to establish itself as both viable and potentially profitable. Explore Table of Contents of this report @ ...


  • Offshore wind `could power UK homes by 2020`

    Business Secretary John Hutton revealed the vision at a conference for the European energy industry in Berlin on Monday. Mr Hutton made much of Britain's unrivalled wind resources though his speech was firmly focused on aspirations and possibilities rather than any concrete plan which would be implemented. 'The challenge for the government and for industry is to turn this potential - for our ...

  • Off-shore wind power set to expand

    In South Korea, wind power would be a likely resource to help the world's tenth largest energy consumer meet government goals to lower fossil fuel dependency through greater investment in renewable energy. Yet efforts to build wind turbines in South Korea have met fierce opposition, even among environmentalists, due to the lack of open land in the densely populated country. Only about 100 ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Pennsylvania Wind Farm Starts Spinning Power

    MAHANOY TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania (ENS) - Governor Edward Rendell flipped the switch that started the turbines of Pennsylvania’s newest wind farm today. 'This is an exciting day for Pennsylvania,' said the governor, standing atop Locust Ridge in Schuylkill County. 'This project shows the kind of growth we can achieve by committing ourselves to clean and renewable ...

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