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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Albania launches first tender for wind power

Renewable Energy World

Albania launched its first tender for utility-scale onshore wind power plants today. We are delighted with the progress Albania is making on scaling up wind and solar energy through open and transparent tenders. News Onshore Wind Power

Mastering Wind Power

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Mastering Wind Power

7.39-MW wind power plant in Japan begins operation

Renewable Energy World

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.

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

Renewable Energy World

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.

Wind power bids to save the North Sea oil industry

Eco-Business

Can the world’s largest floating offshore wind farms help the North Sea oil industry to cut carbon emissions? Should they

Wind-powered cargo vessel promises sustainable ocean shipping

Inhabitat - Innovation

Oceanbird is a massive sailing cargo ship designed to reinvent sustainable ocean shipping and reduce transatlantic travel emissions by 90

Ex-LM Wind Power Chairman John Leahy Joins Board of Blade Maintenance Specialist GEV Wind Power

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Ex-LM Wind Power Chairman John Leahy Joins Board of Blade Maintenance Specialist GEV Wind Power to support its growth ambitions

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

Renewable Energy World

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.

Introducing Oceanbird – the wind powered cargo vessel

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Introducing Oceanbird – the wind powered cargo vessel

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

Renewable Energy World

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. News Onshore Project Development Wind Power

Will Airborne Wind Power Finally Fly in 2021?

GreenTechMedia

The German company SkySails Power last month announced that its energy kite concept would be taking to the skies this year in the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius. “Thanks to its specific advantages, airborne wind energy is set to play a vital role in achieving this objective.”

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

Wind Power Giant Vestas Launches Venture Capital Fund

GreenTechMedia

Leading global wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has launched a venture capital unit as it looks to stoke the energy transition.

Cyclones reduce India’s wind power generation

Eco-Business

This caused a 20% drop in electricity generated by wind Although India’s windy season was longer than usual in 2020, a series of cyclones that hit the country’s coasts forced operators to shut down the turbines to prevent damage.

American Wind Power Posts Record Third Quarter

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AWEA releases 2020 third-quarter report and important addendum to 2019 annual report

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.

Plans for wind power from Chinese firm fall apart in Myanmar

Eco-Business

Myanmar’s first wind power project is in the doldrums after the government changes direction on how it backs projects

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

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

China drops electricity subsidy price for offshore wind power

Renewable Energy World

China’s National Development and Reform Commission (the NDRC) issued a Circular on Policies of Improving the Electricity Price for On-Grid Wind Power (the Circular) at the end of May 2019. According to the Circular, the price of electricity from offshore wind power projects is cut to 0.8 News Policy Wind Power Project Development Offshore

Could wind power the green recovery?

Business Green

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

Shine Turbine is a wind-powered portable device charger

Inhabitant

This portable wind-turbine weighs less than three pounds and fits in your backpack

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

GreenTechMedia

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. “There are not as many opportunities for small wind farms to provide flexibility in this way.

UK wind power enjoys record-busting weekend

Business Green

On Sunday afternoon wind power provided 38 per cent of the UK's electricity

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

WIND POWER INDUSTRY CHALLENGED TO VALUE HUMAN INGENUITY ALONGSIDE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Celebrating the Achievements of Wind Power on Global Wind Day

Green Market Oracle

June 15th is Global Wind Day, an opportunity to explore the power of wind energy to help reshape our energy systems, decarbonise our economies and boost jobs and growth. added 7,588 megawatts (MW) of new wind power capacity in 2018 which is 21 percent of all new U.S.

Utilities are the new cool

GreenBiz

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.

This Texas port city is a big fan of wind logistics

GreenBiz

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

Builder of Saudi Aramco oil rigs plans to expand into wind power

Renewable Energy World

An Abu Dhabi-based company that builds drilling platforms for oil giant Saudi Aramco plans to diversify into renewable energy by supplying gear for offshore wind farms. Wind Power Project Development Asset Management Offshore

Shine Turbine is a wind-powered portable device charger

AGreenLiving

A modern problem of the off-grid and outdoorsy lifestyle is how to keep your devices powered. Related: The Gaia off-grid container house has a custom rooftop wind turbine Designed and manufactured in Nova Scotia, Canada, the patent-pending technology ‘Shines’.

Vietnam’s trade ministry heeds calls to extend wind power tariff policy, submits proposal to government

Eco-Business

If signed, the extension will give the industry and investors the certainty and confidence needed to maintain wind energy momentum in the country, experts say

Global Wind Power Growth Must Triple To Achieve Net Zero

Forbes Green Tech

The wind industry recorded its strongest year with a record 93GW of new capacity in 2020. Yet GWEC believes growth must triple over this next decade to have a chance at achieving 2050 net zero goals. Green Tech /green-tech Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Business energy

220-MW Grady Wind power facility in New Mexico now operational

Renewable Energy World

New Mexico’s newest wind power facility is now up and running. Pattern Energy Group 2 LP (Pattern Development) announced it has completed construction and begun operations at its 220-MW Grady Wind facility located in Curry County, New Mexico. This is the third and final phase of a 544-MW suite of wind projects, which now represent the largest investment in clean power in the history of New Mexico, according to Pattern.

Exciting Technological Trends To Watch in Renewable Energy Sectors

U.S. Green Technology

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

Blustery bank holiday weather sets new UK wind power generation record

Business Green

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.

Google’s jaw-dropping renewable procurement proclamation

GreenBiz

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

Renewables: Total Expands in Wind Power in France with the acquisition of Global Power Wind France

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Total, through Total Quadran - its 100% renewable developer and producer in France, acquires 100% of Global Wind Power (GWP) France, a company with a 1000-megawatt (MW) portfolio of onshore wind projects, including 250 MW scheduled to come on stream by 2025

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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KEMP Combines 4th Generation Technology to Produce Offshore Wind Power Structures

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Eco-friendly ceramic zinc plating-INNOZINC reduces environmental pollution