wind power technology News

  • Wind power technology explodes in Europe

    According to the Worldwatch Institute, wind power accounted for about 40 percent of new electricity generation installations across Europe in 2007. Wind capacity in the European Union rose 18 percent in 2007, with new records in several countries.  Additions of 8,554MW, an increase of 12 percent over 2006 installations, brought the EU's total to 56,535 megawatts. Total wind capacity ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Bills Introduce Wind Power Partner WindStream Technologies

    The Buffalo Bills today announced an agreement with WindStream Technologies to install their innovative, micro-wind turbines to generate supplemental energy for Ralph Wilson Stadium. The agreement represents an effort by the Bills to evaluate alternative sources for power, including Western New York's natural abundance of wind. The WindStream TurboMill® units, installed on the west end of the ...


  • Factors influencing wind power technology transfer

    New research has investigated the many ways in which technological transfer occurs for wind power projects in developing countries. These range from trading with developed countries, to local innovation. In India and China, successful transfer was found to depend more on existing capabilities in these countries than international projects, such as the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). ...

  • Wind Power goes Urban

    While wind turbines are a clean, green way to generate power, they can be a bit of an eyesore and require quite a bit of room meaning, more often than not, they need to be located in sparsely populated areas far from where the generated power is actually needed. Nevada based Mariah Power, combats the large footprint problem with their Windspire by employing a propeller-free design that makes it ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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

  • 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

  • Growth of wind power in Latin America

    Wind power is becoming the main renewable energy source in Latin America. It is expected to attain a capacity of 10, 000 MW in the next eight years. Many wind projects are currently underway not only in Brazil and Mexico but also in other countries like Argentina, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru and Chile. At present, the wind power sector produces power to the tune of 3,5000 to ...

  • Improving international wind power law

    International regulations and laws laid down in 1982 by the United Nations are failing to address the modern issues surrounding the development of offshore wind farms, according to a legal expert at the Russian Academy of Science in Moscow. Writing in the International Journal of Public Law and Policy, Ekaterina Anyanova explains how alternative methods of energy production, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • China energy technology invested into China coal mining and wind power

    China Engery Technology (CET )has been working with with the strongly support from provincial and autonomous region governments, CET has signed number of exploration and development agreements with different county governments in Guizhou Province, Shanxi Province, Shaanxi Province, Xinjiang Autonomous Region and Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. CET has acquired total 1,773 km2 potential coal ...

  • Research and Markets: Power Electronics for Wind Turbines: Market & Technology Report 2012

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ss2xt2/power_electronics) has announced the addition of the "Power Electronics for Wind Turbines: Market & Technology Report 2012" report to their ...


  • 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 ...


  • GE’s 2.75-Megawatt Wind Turbine Technology to Power New Wind Farm on Sweden’s West Coast

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that Swedish energy developer Triventus Wind Power AB will use GE’s proven ...


    By General Electric

  • 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

  • Kinangop Wind Farm in Kenya to be Powered by 38 GE Wind Turbines

    One of the Largest Wind Power Generation Projects to be Built in Sub-Saharan Africa Iberdrola Engineering to Build the 61-Megawatt Wind Farm; Aeolus Kenya Developing Project Planned Energy Mix Will Give Kenya’s Population the Reliability of Supply and Contribute to the Social and Economic Development of Kenya GE ...


    By General Electric

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 @ ...


  • enXco Acquires Texas Wind Development Assets From Cielo Wind Power

    enXco, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, and Cielo Wind Power, LP (Cielo) announced today that enXco has signed a purchase agreement to acquire from a Cielo affiliate the development assets for the Spinning Spur Wind Project. The 161 megawatt (MW) Spinning Spur Wind Project spans 28,426 acres in Oldham County, Texas approximately 30 miles west of Amarillo. The project, consisting of 70 ...


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