Archive for the ‘Wind’ Category

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Technology Making Wind Energy More Competitive

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by

Much has been written about recent improvements to equipment used to produce energy from wind. There are good reasons for that. Power output sizes and ratings[...]
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US Legislators Urge Extension of Renewable Tax Credits

Posted on March 25th, 2014 by

US Legislators Urge Extension of Renewable Tax Credits Several dozen members of the House of Representatives, have appealed to House Speaker John Boehner to help[...]
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Transmission Lines to Carry Wind Power Across US Sparks Controversy

Posted on March 20th, 2014 by

Transmission Lines to Carry Wind Power Across US Sparks Controversy Clean Line Energy Partners wants to build a $2.2 billion 750-mile-long high-voltage transmission lines to[...]
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Offshore Wind Turbines May Weaken Oncoming Hurricanes

Posted on March 3rd, 2014 by

Offshore Wind Turbines May Weaken Oncoming Hurricanes New research by Stanford University and the University of Delaware claims that an army of offshore wind turbines[...]
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Beech Ridge Energy Plans Battery Storage System at Wind Farm in West Virginia

Posted on February 28th, 2014 by

Beech Ridge Energy Plans Battery Storage System at Wind Farm in West Virginia Beech Ridge Energy LLC has applied for approval at the West Virginia[...]
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U.K. Wind Expansion Ditched on Concern Birds May be Harmed

Posted on February 20th, 2014 by

U.K. Wind Expansion Ditched on Concern Birds May be Harmed EON SE and its partners Dong Energy A/S and Masdar Abu Dhabi Future Energy Co.[...]
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For the 1st Time, Wind Accounted for Over 50% of Denmark’s Electricity for One Month

Posted on February 5th, 2014 by

  For the 1st Time, Wind Accounted for Over 50% of Denmark’s Electricity for One Month For years, Denmark has led the world in wind power capacity[...]
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Nineteen Countries Pledges to Form Africa Clean Energy Corridor

Posted on January 30th, 2014 by

Nineteen Countries Pledges to Form Africa Clean Energy Corridor Nineteen countries vowed to form an Africa Clean Energy Corridor to exploit the regions enormous renewable[...]
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Wind was Spain’s Top Energy Source in 2013

Posted on January 20th, 2014 by

Wind was Spain’s Top Energy Source in 2013 For the first time ever, wind power ranked as Spain’s top electricity source. The wind turbines provided[...]
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NREL’s New Test Center to Improve Wind Turbines

Posted on January 8th, 2014 by

NREL’s New Test Center to Improve Wind Turbines In its quest for more reliable and lower-cost wind turbines, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory has added[...]
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Investors Urged to Buy as Vestas Stock Soars 400%

Posted on January 2nd, 2014 by

Investors Urged to Buy as Vestas Stock Soars 400% Analysts are now encouraging investors to buy shares in Vestas Wind Systems than at any time[...]
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Natural Gas and Renewables Both Critical to Future of Texas Energy

Posted on December 18th, 2013 by

Wind and natural gas are expected to play complementary roles in generating electric power in Texas in the coming two decades. The Lone Star state[...]
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Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Project Seeks to Reduce Cost by Half

Posted on December 2nd, 2013 by

Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Project Seeks to Reduce Cost by Half Wind farm operators in the waters off Fukushima prefecture are pushing to reduce the[...]
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RWE Scraps $7.3 Billion Atlantic Array Wind Farm in U.K. on Costs

Posted on November 27th, 2013 by

RWE Scraps $7.3 Billion Atlantic Array Wind Farm in U.K. on Costs Germany’s RWE decided to scrap the construction of the 7.3 billion dollar Atlantic[...]
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Fukushima’s Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Now Operational

Posted on November 12th, 2013 by

Fukushima’s Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Now Operational An offshore wind project funded by the Japanese government and led by Marubeni Corp. has started generating electricity[...]
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Underwater Kites That Can Harvest 64 Times More Power than Undersea Turbines

Posted on November 11th, 2013 by

  Underwater Kites That Can Harvest 64 Times More Power than Undersea Turbines According to David Olinger, an associate professor of mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, tethered[...]