Archive for the ‘Wind’ Category

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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[...]
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Brookfield Ventures on Hydro and Wind

Posted on November 8th, 2013 by

Brookfield Ventures on Hydro and Wind Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Canada’s biggest manager of alternative assets, plans to venture in South American wind farms and[...]
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South Africa Approves $3.3 Billion for 17 Clean Energy Projects

Posted on November 6th, 2013 by

South Africa Approves $3.3 Billion for 17 Clean Energy Projects South Africa approved 33.8 billion rand ($3.3 billion) for 17 clean energy projects in the[...]
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US Wind Power Crashes in 2013 After Soaring in 2012

Posted on November 4th, 2013 by

US Wind Power Crashes in 2013 After Soaring in 2012 Last year, developers installed 13.1 GW of wind capacity, surpassing natural gas plants for the[...]
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Post-Fukushima Japan Builds First of 140 Offshore Floating Windmills

Posted on October 28th, 2013 by

  Post-Fukushima Japan Builds First of 140 Offshore Floating Windmills Japan has nearly finished the construction on the first of 140 floating windmills that will[...]
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China Idles Fewer Wind Farms with Better Planning

Posted on September 10th, 2013 by

    China Idles Fewer Wind Farms with Better Planning Fewer wind turbines in China are now idled according to the National Renewable Energy Engineering[...]
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Amazing Feats of Wind Turbine Engineering

Posted on June 27th, 2013 by

Throughout history, there have been examples of how outstanding human ingenuity. From triumphs of historic proportions to others that fell under the radar, examples of[...]
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E.ON selects geoAMPS Software to Help Manage Wind Projects

Posted on April 23rd, 2013 by

E.ON Climate and Renewables (EC&R) North America, one of the world’s largest owners of renewable energy projects, has begun utilizing software developed by geoAMPS, a[...]
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World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm is now Connected to U.K.’s Grid

Posted on April 9th, 2013 by

World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm is now Connected to U.K.’s Grid All 175 of London Array’s turbines are now exporting power to the U.K. grid.[...]
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Renewables to Overtake Fossil Fuels in Europe by 2020

Posted on April 4th, 2013 by

Renewables to Overtake Fossil Fuels in Europe by 2020 Europe’s share of generation capacity from renewable sources will increase by at least 40 percent by[...]
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Leveraging Technology to Advance Wind Power

Posted on March 27th, 2013 by

Market realities, public policy and tax incentives have combined to give a substantial boost to the wind industry. By the end of 2012, new wind[...]
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Research Facility Spurs New High Performance Buildings

Posted on January 30th, 2013 by

Research Facility Spurs New High Performance Buildings Energy savings is precisely what the Research Support Facility at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable[...]
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An Automated Approach to Wind Siting

Posted on January 28th, 2013 by

The same sophisticated computer process that has been used to engineer the structure of a space satellite antenna or formulate financial trading strategies through multiple[...]