Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Crosswinds

Google X Reaches New Heights with Makani Energy Kites

Makani doesn’t make a typical steel wind turbine tower, such as GE’s widely used 1.5-MW model that consists of 116-foot blades on top of...

Wind Turbine Blades of the Future Could Be Recyclable

What do you do with a wind turbine that is no longer operational? This question is becoming more and more relevant as the expiration...

How Brazilian Wind Farms Benefit from GE’s Largest Acquisition

South America’s vast Pampas stretch over three countries and cover an area larger than France. Farmers in the region have long discovered the appeal...

Wind Energy in Australia

Low operating costs and extensive availability make wind one of the most advantageous and effective renewable energy sources. To harness wind energy, large wind...

United Wind Helps People Harvest Wind Energy in Their Own Backyards

United Wind Inc., a provider of distributed wind energy solutions, recently secured $13.5 million in financing from the U.S. Bank and the New York...

Google to Buy Vestas’ Shares in Lake Turkana Wind Power

The share purchase agreement was announced in Washington, D.C., in connection with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s Climate and Clean Energy Investment Forum...

New Atlas Could Help Wind Energy Sweep Across Great Lakes

By compiling meteorological wind data derived from several sources, Cornell University and the Technical University of Denmark scientists have assembled the first full observational...

EDF Energies Nouvelles’ First Crowdfunding Campaign a Success

The first crowdfunding campaign launched in France by EDF Energies Nouvelles has exceeded its initial fundraising target by 35 percent. The aim was to...

No, Not That Bat Signal!

A team of researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Texas A&M University is developing a blade-mounted, ultrasonic whistle for wind turbines that...

Charity Cycling Event Tours UK Wind Farms

On Saturday June 13, and Sunday, June 14, 47 cyclists took part in the inaugural 200-mile Earth, Wind and Tyre cycle ride from Durham,...

Boise State Team Claims 2015 Collegiate Wind Competition

Seven teams of students from across the country gathered at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s National Wind Technology Center from April 29 – May...

Perfect Timing

When it comes to capturing a moment, timing is everything. That was certainly the case for Josefina Wallace, who took this photograph of a...

Brooklyn home to Big Apple’s first commercial wind turbine

New York City’s first commercial-scale wind turbine was officially unveiled in January. The turbine, which is far and away the city’s largest, was erected...

DOE Optimizes Resource Maps Based on Wind Suitability and Latest Technology

Maps can help you plan a road trip, explore new places, or even find buried treasure. But there’s another kind of map that can...

Siemens Goes on Tour With Linkin Park to Raise Sustainable Energy Supply Awareness

Wherever they play, the American rock band Linkin Park not only excites the crowd with the energy of their powerful songs. In a joint...

Renewable NRG Systems and FLiDAR Align for Offshore Wind Assessment in the Americas

Renewable NRG Systems and Belgium’s FLiDAR recently announced that they have entered an exclusive partnership for the distribution of FLiDAR’s offshore wind measurement buoys...

ABB Assists In Wind Integration On Alaskan Island Microgrid

ABB, the leading power and automation group, will install its PowerStore, an integrated commercial flywheel technology to integrate with a battery system on Kodiak...

Vestas Sponsors First-Ever Danish Entry To Volvo Ocean Race

Vestas Wind, the first-ever Danish boat to compete in the Volvo Ocean Race, will showcase Vestas’ products and services, enhance customer relations and bolster...

Ecotech Wind Technology Students To Gain Hands-On Experience Through Alstom Donation

Ecotech Institute, the only college entirely focused on renewable energy and sustainability training, now has a generator capable of powering 15,000 average America homes....

Wind Industry Celebrates Global Wind Day

Global Wind Day is a worldwide event that occurs annually on June 15th. It is a day for discovering wind, its power and the...
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