Tuesday, December 6, 2022

U.S. offshore wind development area doubles

As part of the Obama administration’s Climate Action Plan, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director...

Energy department partners with advocacy groups

In order to provide the highest quality information to support decision-making regarding wind energy, the Energy Department in June launched a collaborative partnership between...

Silicon Valley Power and Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority win 2014 Public Power Wind Awards

The U.S. Department of Energy, together with the American Public Power Association (APPA), have recognized the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA) and Silicon Valley...

Report: Global installed wind energy capacity to more than double by 2020

Despite an overall slump in installations in 2013, the global cumulative wind power capacity will more than double from 319.6 GW at the end...

Pattern Energy reaches full commercial operation of Chile’s largest wind project

Expanding its commercial operations into Chile, Pattern Energy Group Inc. has announced that the 115 MW El Arrayán Wind project has completed construction and...

Gamesa to build and supply a 54 MW wind project in the Philippines

Gamesa has reinforced its presence in the Philippines thanks to a new turnkey contract for the construction, supply and installation of a 54 MW...

Reducing Offshore Costs Through Integrated Design

Chapter One-Executive Summary Energy security and CO2 reduction are vital for a sustainable energy future, but anyone following energy issues in the media will be...

Comparing Maintenance Options: OEMs and ISPs

The clock starts ticking the moment a wind turbine stops working. Wind turbine efficiency is evaluated in terms of minutes (of production up/downtime) and...

EDF Renewable Services signs O&M deal with DTE Energy

EDF Renewable Services has signed a multiyear operations and maintenance agreement with DTE Energy for the 75 MW Brookfield Wind Park. Located in Huron...

Moventas offers lubrication upgrade for WinWind 3 models

Moventas has developed a special gearbox lubrication upgrade for customers operating WinWind made WWD3 turbines, to extend their lifetime considerably. The first one of...

GE breaks ground on Advanced Manufacturing Works

General Electric today announced the construction of a new state-of-the-art Power & Water advanced manufacturing facility to be built in Greenville, SC. GE plans...

Educational program set for IMTS 2014 Conference held in September at McCormick Place...

Registration is open for the IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 Conference, which will run four days during IMTS, Sept. 8 –...

DNV GL advises on transmission line project in Kenya

DNV GL recently demonstrated its commitment to modernizing and developing power in Africa by advising on the construction of a 400kV high voltage overhead...

Thank you for making Windpower 2014 a success!

Wind Systems would like to thank all WINDPOWER 2014 attendees who helped make our conference a success by visiting our booth in Las Vegas....

Women of Wind Energy recognizes award winners

The winners of the Women of Wind Energy (WoWE) Awards were announced on Thursday May 8 at the annual luncheon held at AWEA’s WINDPOWER...

Nordex to invest heavily in rotor blade capabilities

Nordex SE has announced it will invest EURO 50 million in series production of modern, large-dimensioned rotor blades. This investment will initially involve the expansion...

CASE STUDY: Building One of Chile’s Largest Wind Farms in Three Months

Wind energy has come a long way in Chile since the first wind farm was inaugurated in 2001, the Alto Baguales, a three-turbine farm...

Full-Field Wind Measurements Can Make Wind Power More Competitive

At present, the efficiency of a wind turbine cannot be accurately measured because of inadequate data on the wind field across the swept area...

GE Demonstrates Blade Extension Technology at WINDPOWER 2014

At WINDPOWER 2014 in Las Vegas, GE demonstrated its new blade extension technology which takes GE wind turbines from a 77-meter rotor to a...

Vestas Installs Next Generation Low-Wind Protype

Vestas has installed the first V110-2.0 MW prototype turbine at a test site in Høvsøre, Denmark. The turbine has produced its first kilowatt hour...
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