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. News Offshore Wind Power dnv gazelle wind powerFollow @EngelsAngle.

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

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

Renewable Energy World

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

Mastering Wind Power

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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

Empire State Building NY Goes 100% Wind Power Green!

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The post Empire State Building NY Goes 100% Wind Power Green! green business green home Green Jobs Wind Power green living news sustainability

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.

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.

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.

Wind-powered cargo vessel promises sustainable ocean shipping

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

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

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

Wind power bids to save the North Sea oil industry

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

American Wind Power Posts Record Third Quarter

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

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

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. S&P Global Platts, the leading global provider of energy and commodities information and spot market benchmarks, selected Gazelle for its innovative, stable, hybrid attenuated mooring platform, designed by expert career naval engineers

Will Airborne Wind Power Finally Fly in 2021?

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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.”

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.

Plans for wind power from Chinese firm fall apart in Myanmar

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

Introducing Oceanbird – the wind powered cargo vessel

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Introducing Oceanbird – the wind powered cargo vessel

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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.

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 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

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

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

UK wind power enjoys record-busting weekend

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

Shine Turbine is a wind-powered portable device charger

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

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

China drops electricity subsidy price for offshore wind power

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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

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

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Eco-friendly ceramic zinc plating-INNOZINC reduces environmental pollution

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

WIND POWER INDUSTRY CHALLENGED TO VALUE HUMAN INGENUITY ALONGSIDE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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

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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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.

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.

Could wind power's economic benefits have been underestimated?

Business Green

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.

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.