Pros and Cons of Wind Power for the Home

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Wind power is one of the largest sources of clean, renewable energy in the United States, and it’s only going to keep growing. By 2030, wind power is expected to produce 20% of the U.S. With wind already making its way into the mainstream energy grid, it’s.

Rooftop wind power might take off using a key principle of flight

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A new device could open more areas to wind production by using stationary airfoils instead of twirling turbines. Innovation Renewable Energy Wind Power

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DNV verifies Gazelle Wind Power’s hybrid floating platform

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Global assurance and risk management provider DNV has verified the hybrid floating wind platform developed by Gazelle Wind Power with a statement of feasibility. Subscribe to Renewable Energy World’s free, weekly newsletter for more stories like this. Follow @EngelsAngle.

Albania launches first tender for wind power

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Albania launched its first tender for utility-scale onshore wind power plants today. Total tendered capacity equals 100 MW, and this may be increased to 150 MW in the coming months, in line with the country’s renewable energy targets. News Onshore Wind Power

U.S. connected 2.8 GW wind power capacity to the grid in Q2

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gigawatts of wind power capacity to the grid in the second quarter of 2021, according to analysis by S&P Global Market Intelligence. Q2 2021 was one of the strongest second quarters on record for wind power capacity additions, according to the analysis.

Q3 2021: Walmart, Microsoft empower communities; wind-powered hydrogen; Louisiana solar

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The major corporate renewable energy deals announced in the third quarter of 2021 tracked higher than the year-earlier period, but well below contracts announced for the same period in 2019

Wind power experts expect wind energy costs to decline up to 35% by 2035

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Technology and commercial advancements are expected to continue to drive down the cost of wind energy, according to a survey led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) of the world’s foremost wind power experts. Implications for the future of wind energy.

Empire State Building NY Goes 100% Wind Power Green!

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Even I was amazed to hear this morning that my favorite green energy company Green Mountain Energy just signed up the EMPIRE STATE BUILDING I was amazed. Knowing how GME prices their energy, I can only imagine the energy savings they received.

7.39-MW wind power plant in Japan begins operation

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On March 2, sustainable infrastructure company Ichigo announced the completion of its 52 nd power plant, Ichigo Yonezawa Itaya ECO Power Plant (Ichigo Yonezawa). Ichigo Yonezawa is the company’s first wind plant, with all of its other projects being solar.

More US wind power capacity was installed in 2020 than in any other year

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According to recent data released from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), in both 2019 and 2020, project developers in the United States installed more wind power capacity than any other generating technology. Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly.

GE supplying turbines for three Oklahoma wind power farms totaling 1.48 GW

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Wind project developer Invenergy has selected GE to provide a variety of turbines for three farms totaling 1.48 GE will deliver the turbines for the North Central Wind Energy facilities in north-central and northwest Oklahoma. GW appeared first on Renewable Energy World.

Wind-powered lamp post helps reduce light pollution

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Tobias Trübenbacher, a design student from Berlin, has created a wind-powered lamp post that uses an integrated wind rotor to generate energy and a motion detection system to create an insect-friendly light spectrum

Gazelle Wind Power Selected as 2021 S&P Global Platts Energy Awards Finalist

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Gazelle Wind Power, the developer of a unique floating wind platform, has been named a finalist in the 23rd annual S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards in two categories: Emerging Technology of the Year and the Rising Star Company Award.

Coronavirus: Falling power demand is impacting clean energy

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COVID-19 Energy & Climate Renewable Energy Solar Wind PowerWith the pandemic spurring a dramatic drop in economic activity across Europe, electricity, renewables and carbon prices have also plummeted.

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Exciting Technological Trends To Watch in Renewable Energy Sectors

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The US Energy Information Administration projects renewable energy sources will provide nearly half of the world’s electricity within the next three decades. Most of this, the EIA predicts, will come from solar, wind, and hydropower.

Mastering Wind Power

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Attendees will leave with an excellent understanding of all the key factors facing wind power developers and investors, from resource assessment and energy production complexities, through project development and planning challenges, to financial returns and risks

Coronavirus, the stay-at-home workstyle, and cloud energy consumption

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Here’s some perspective on how much power that requires and why efficiency matters more than ever. COVID-19 Energy & Climate Information Technology Practical Magic Wind Power Energy Efficiency

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Introducing Oceanbird – the wind powered cargo vessel

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Introducing Oceanbird – the wind powered cargo vessel

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Will Airborne Wind Power Finally Fly in 2021?

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An energy technology that even Google parent company and tech behemoth Alphabet couldn’t get to work might finally achieve commercial takeoff this year. “Thanks to its specific advantages, airborne wind energy is set to play a vital role in achieving this objective.”

GEV Wind Power and Wind Power Lab combine forces to offer multi-brand blade services across the value chain

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There remains a continued focus on producing more energy from renewable sources to drive down global carbon emissions in the coming years

Corporate Customers Buying Record Amount of American Wind Power

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wind power last year. wind energy, enough to power more than five million American homesBusinesses purchased a record amount of U.S. In total, corporate buyers have signed contracts for nearly 17,000 megawatts (MW) of U.S.

Wind Power Giant Vestas Launches Venture Capital Fund

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Leading global wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has launched a venture capital unit as it looks to stoke the energy transition. The goal is to learn from startups in its own sector and across the clean energy ecosystem.

American Wind Power Moves Forward Despite Second Quarter Challenges

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The American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) report reveals that many U.S. wind developers managed to get their projects over the finish line during the three-month period, despite the significant challenges associated with COVID-19

Wärtsilä’s energy storage system will boost Mexico’s wind power capabilities

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Wärtsilä to provide a 10-megawatt (MW) energy storage system for the 50-MW Coromuel Wind Farm in La Paz, Mexico

New Technology Reduces Waste in Wind Industry, Improves Sustainability

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Wind turbine giant Vestas has added a new technological breakthrough to its manufacturing facilities that could revolutionize wind, automotive, and aeronautics manufacturing in the decades to come. Wind Power Wind Technology Wind Turbines

Could wind power the green recovery?

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As the industry predicts it can deliver 234GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030, the burgeoning wind energy sector it poised to play a critical role in the global economic recovery, creating around a million jobs in the process. Furthermore, 1GW of offshore wind power avoids 3.5

Clean Energy Deal Tracker: Don’t say Amazon isn’t doing anything — international PPAs on the rise

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Corporate Procurement European Union Renewable Energy Solar Wind PowerThe corporate renewable procurements disclosed in the fourth quarter of 2019 were remarkable for being unremarkable.

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Utilities are the new cool

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Energy & Climate Innovation resilience Solar Utilities Wind Power Energy StorageThriving in the age of climate change pivots around electricity, and that means electric utilities are at the center.

Top Wind Power Producers Choose Pandell Software

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AWEA report reveals 20% of the biggest power-producing wind energy companies in the U.S. use Pandell’s integrated LandWorks & GIS software to gain operational efficiency

This Texas port city is a big fan of wind logistics

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appetite for renewable energy is creating opportunity across the Lone Star state in places such as Brownsville, Houston, Corpus Christi and Galveston. Energy & Climate Power Points Wind PowerThe U.S.

Offshore wind is gearing up for liftoff

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Clean Economy Clean Energy Electrification Energy & Climate Wind PowerThe source of electricity has enormous potential that has yet to be tapped in the U.S.

The Relationship Between Trees and Clean Energy

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When you hear clean energy, your mind likely goes to solar and wind power. While many researchers have been looking for even more ways to create clean energy, they may not be considering one of the greenest of all.

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Google’s jaw-dropping renewable procurement proclamation

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Its new 1.6-gigawatt solar and wind portfolio represents almost as much capacity as all of last year's corporate deals, combined. Renewable Energy Solar Wind Power Renewable Energy Procurement

German government investing $115M in renewable energy in Africa

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million) in investment to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy across Africa. The funding, announced during the United Nations High-Level Dialogue on Energy, will help “unlock private sector investment in green-baseload projects,” according to a statement.

Report analyzes value of renewable energy participation in ancillary services markets

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A new report from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory aims to advise renewable energy asset owners on the value of participating in ancillary services markets as an additional revenue source and grid resiliency tool. News Solar Storage Wind PowerFollow @EngelsAngle.

How long will the slowdown in renewables last?

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trillion of clean energy investments. Renewable Energy Solar tax credits Wind PowerThere was impressive growth in renewables during the last decade, with about $2.6 But the market seems poised to transition from a sprint to a long-distance event.

How a Single UK Turbine Could Prove a New Use Case for Wind Power

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A trial to test the concept of using a wind turbine to help smooth peaks and troughs in electricity supply and demand on the grid began earlier this month. ’s clean energy transition: grid constraint.

Blustery bank holiday weather sets new UK wind power generation record

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Wind power generated nearly half of electricity in Britain on Monday afternoon. Blustery weather over the Bank Holiday saw Britain's growing fleet of wind farms deliver more power than ever before, according to figures published by National Grid ESO.

Duke Energy’s Sustainable Solutions planning its first wind farm in Iowa

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Duke Energy’s newly formed Sustainable Solutions unit, merged from several entities only months ago, is building a 207-MW wind power project in Iowa. Once operational, it will increase Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions’ U.S. wind capacity to more than 3,100 MW.

Wind-powered pints: Huge turbine powers Budweiser brewery in Wales

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One of UK's largest onshore wind turbines installed to help directly power Budweiser's Magor brewery in South Wales.

INEOS agrees the largest ever industrial wind power purchase contract in Belgium with ENGIE

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• The 10-year deal will reduce INEOS’ carbon footprint by 1,150,000 tonnes of CO2.

Could wind power's economic benefits have been underestimated?

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New socio-economic research from Oxford Brookes focused on an Aberdeen offshore wind farm suggests developer underestimated the value the project would have for local and Scotland-wide economies. It estimates every wind turbine in Europe generates on average of €10m of economic activity.