Innovation

Iberdrola Once Again Included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Iberdrola has again been nominated for the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), the main international benchmark for measuring how companies contribute toward sustainable...

Want a Tax Credit for a Small Wind System? Be Sure It’s Certified

Small wind electric systems are one of the most cost-effective, home-based renewable energy systems for your home with zero emissions and pollution. If you...

Renewable NRG Systems Launches User Interface

Renewable NRG Systems (RNRG), a designer and manufacturer of decision support tools for the global renewable energy industry, has completely redesigned its software interface...

Pattern Energy Acquires Remaining Capacity in 283-MW Gulf Wind Power Facility

Pattern Energy Group Inc. recently announced that it has completed the acquisition of the remaining 170 MW ownership interests in the 283-MW Gulf Wind...

D.C. Sets Example with Major Wind Energy Purchase, Saving $45 Million

While Congress continues to debate extending the renewable energy Production Tax Credit and Investment Tax Credit, the nation’s capital city just endorsed wind power...

Getting to Grips with Wind Lidar Technology

Today, more than 1,000 wind Lidars of all types are being used globally for wind energy applications alone — a number that has roughly...

Clemson and NREL Will Collaborate On Turbine R&D

Two advanced U.S. wind energy research and testing facilities have joined forces to help the wind energy industry improve the performance of wind turbine...

DNV GL Awards Prototype Certificate For 7MW Siemens Turbine

DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts, has awarded Siemens Wind Power with offshore prototype certification for its new 7MW offshore...

Siemens Installs 7MW Offshore Prototype

Only a few months after its sales launch at the EWEA Offshore trade show in Copenhagen, the new Siemens offshore flagship wind turbine of...

GE Optimization Service Targets Wind Farm Efficiency

When planning a wind plant, collector cable systems play a critical role in how efficiently power can be delivered from the point of generation...

IEA Stresses Technology Boost To Meet Climate Goals

A concerted push for clean-energy innovation is the only way the world can meet its climate goals, the International Energy Agency stated upon the...

Lufft Wind Sensor Classified For Offshore Use

The Lufft Ultrasonic Anemometer VENTUS successfully completed the test at the International Technical Inspection Agency TÜV SÜD and now has the Protection Class IP68....

Flight From Danger

A trained falcon named Houdini darts and soars next to a wind power plant in the shadow of the Colorado Rockies, gathering radar data...

Achieving Quality By Calibrating Remote Sensing Devices

Recent years saw the advance of remote sensing devices (RSD) for measuring wind speed and wind direction in the wind energy sector. Depending on...

NREL Launches Clean Energy Incubator Network

The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) have launched the Clean Energy Incubator Network. The program,...

Online Crowdfunding Portal Fuels Renewables Investment

GridShare LLC recently announced the launch of its independent crowdfunding platform to help renewable energy projects and cleantech companies raise capital. GridShare is a...

PGE’s ‘smart’ gas plant helps balance wind, solar

Portland General Electric Company recently announced that its Port Westward Unit 2 plant, a 220-megawatt natural gas-fired power plant located near Clatskanie, Ore., went...

DOE seeks to improve wind forecasting in complex terrain

The Energy Department recently announced $2.5 million for a new project to research the atmospheric processes that generate wind in mountain-valley regions. This in-depth research,...

Turbine Blade Sanding Application Borrows from Aerospace Industry

Growing demand for wind power creates production demand that wind blade manufacturers can address by increasing capacity in one of three ways: 1) Hire...

AWS Truepower Adds to Wind Energy Technology Portfolio with Aquisition of Windographer Software

Continuing its strategy of creating and delivering exceptional wind analysis and development tools, AWS Truepower, LLC, an international leader in renewable energy consulting and...
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