Wind

Wind is locomotive of changing energy supply

Bonn (WWEA) – WWEA President Dr. Anil Kane declares on the occasion of the Global Wind Day: “Wind energy has become the locomotive of the change of the energy system worldwide. Today, the worldwide wind capacity has crossed 200 Gigawatt and wind power...
Get Ready for Eddy – 600w turbine

Get Ready for Eddy – 600w turbine

Urban Green Energy Launches Small Vertical Axis Wind Turbine for Home and Office New York (Issues Wire / PRWEB) May 21, 2010 — The small vertical axis wind turbine that is poised to change the landscape of wind power. On the site, interested parties can learn...
Getting Wind Power Off the Ground

Getting Wind Power Off the Ground

A new crop of entrepreneurs believes that wind power can and should take to the skies — literally. By: Frank Nelson Magenn has developed the blimp-like Magenn Air Rotor System, a revolving cylinder with three blades spinning in the wind like a paddle steamer wheel...

China-U.S. to Build TX Wind Farm

By JOHN COLLINS RUDOLF A consortium of Chinese and American companies announced a joint venture on Thursday to build a 600-megawatt wind farm in West Texas, using turbines made in China. Construction of the $1.5 billion wind farm will be financed largely by Chinese...

China to slash number of wind energy companies

China is preparing to significantly reduce the number of wind energy companies operating in the country by 90%. The government in Beijing has also ordered banks not to extend loans for wind farm projects that are deemed to be unnecessary or of poor quality. According...

Reduced Wind Turbine Bat mortality

Scientists at the University of Calgary claim that reducing wind turbine speed in low wind periods significantly reduces bat mortality at wind farms. “Biologically, this makes sense as bats are more likely to fly when wind speeds are relatively low. When...

GE & Plutonic purchase 144MW Wind Project

Following up on a deal last discussed in our July 30, 2009 edition, GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE, and Plutonic Power Corporation are proceeding with their plans to purchase the 144 MW Dokie Ridge Wind Project, the largest wind farm under construction in...

enXco inks Wind deal with Chevron

enXco Service Corporation has signed an “Operations and Maintenance Agreement” with Chevron Global Power Company, a division of Chevron U.S.A. Inc., for the Casper Wind Power project in Wyoming. enXco will provide commissioning assistance during...

100.5 MW Wind Farm in Illinois

ACCIONA Energy North America has opened its 100.5 MW EcoGrove Wind Farm, in Stephenson County, Illinois – the company’s fifth wind project in the U.S. and the first in the state. The project’s turbines were manufactured in ACCIONA’s West...

World’s largest Offshore Wind Project

Dong Energy has opened its Horns Rev 2 wind farm – the world’s largest offshore wind farm – in the North Sea off the west coast of Denmark. The project is comprised of 91 turbines in a 21 square mile area and is anticipated to generate 210 MW of...