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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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.”

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

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

Mastering Wind Power

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Mastering Wind Power

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

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

American Wind Power Posts Record Third Quarter

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

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

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.

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?

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

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

WIND POWER INDUSTRY CHALLENGED TO VALUE HUMAN INGENUITY ALONGSIDE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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

Business Green

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

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.

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

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.

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

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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

UK wind power enjoys record-busting weekend

Business Green

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

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.

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

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.

Wind-powered cargo vessel promises sustainable ocean shipping

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Conceptually, the wind-powered cargo vessel is designed for car and truck shipments and will have the capacity to carry up to 7,000 cars at a time. Wallenius Marine, the company responsible for Oceanbird (along with the Royal Institute of Technology, SSPA and the Swedish Transport Administration), believes in the future of zero-emissions shipping using wind as the main energy source. Excerpt from: Wind-powered cargo vessel promises sustainable ocean shipping.

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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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 EfficiencyBetween video calls, collaboration applications and streaming services, data centers are working overdrive.

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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.

Celebrating the Achievements of Wind Power on Global Wind Day

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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. Wind is key to our energy mix because it reduces fossil fuel use which combats climate change and contributes to cleaner air. There is now more than 591GW of wind power capacity installed globally in 91 countries, with continued growth predicted. Wind energy contributed 6.5

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.

Shetland wind power set to reach UK mainland via new HVDC link

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A major renewable energy infrastructure project is to bring wind power from Shetland to the UK mainland via Europe's first multi-terminal high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) interconnection, the firms behind the development announced yesterday.

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.

What Is An Off-The-Grid Home System And How To Convert Your Home Into One

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Globally, the need to embrace eco-friendly energy options are more evident than ever before. As a way of reducing greenhouse gases to save the planet, more people are now opting for an off-the-grid home system.

This Texas port city is a big fan of wind logistics

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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.

Nestlé UK bags 15-year wind power purchase agreement with Ørsted

Business Green

Deal with Race Point offshore wind farm will cover 50 per cent of Nestlé UK’s power consumption. Nestlé UK has inked a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Danish wind energy giant Ørsted, securing access to a 31MW share of a wind farm off the coast of Norfolk. The agreement is also a major milestone for the Danish wind developer, marking the biggest fixed-price power deal it has signed to date with a corporate customer in the UK.

McDonald’s to buy 380 MW of Texas solar and wind power

Solar Power World

The restaurant chain will purchase the power generated by Aviator Wind West and a utility-scale solar project, both in Texas. Facebook was reported in September as also buying a 200-MW segment of the Aviator Wind project. In March 2018, McDonald’s became the first restaurant… The post McDonald’s to buy 380 MW of Texas solar and wind power appeared first on Solar Power World.

?Scandlines installs Norsepower’s wind-powered rotor sail on hybrid ferry

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Operating between Germany and Denmark, the M/V Copenhagen belongs to Scandlines’ already-existing fleet of hybrid ferries , which combines diesel and battery power. Since 2013, the ferry operator has invested more than €300 million in building and retrofitting ferries from conventional diesel to hybrid power. When wind conditions are favorable, it enables the electric propulsion thrusters and center propeller to be throttled back, reducing emissions.

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

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