Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Dual-Stage Magnetic Filtration Shown As Effective In Reducing Fluid Contamination

In the fast-growing industry of wind power, new technologies for gearboxes, blades, rotors, and other major components are emerging every day but something that...

Maintenance Cost Reduction Achieved Through Comprehensive Fleet Monitoring

Major component repair costs are a real issue for wind farms over five years old. Taking as an example data set of six wind...

BOEM Defines Offshore Areas Off The Coast Of NC

In mid-August, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has defined three Wind Energy Areas offshore North Carolina, which total approximately 307,590 acres, for...

Fishermen’s Energy Signs Department Of Energy Grant

At the end of Steel Pier, with the ocean as a backdrop, Fishermen’s Energy, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, State Senator Jim Whelan, Atlantic City...

Juhl Energy Acquires Two Wind Farms In Iowa

Juhl Energy, Inc. has announced that the company has completed its previously announced acquisition of two operating wind farms in Iowa. The $4 million...

Vestas, EP Global Expand Wind For Prosperity Into Africa

Vestas and EP Global Energy have been working since March on developing a donor-funded wind farm in Jordan to help the country address its...

Study: Price Of Wind In The U.S. At All-Time Low

Wind energy pricing is at an all-time low, according to a new report released by the U.S. Department of Energy and prepared by Lawrence...

GE To Invest In Atria Power’s Wind Farms In India

GE Energy Financial Services has invested equity in three Atria Power wind projects under construction in India, supporting GE’s commitment to invest USD $1...

DOE Boosts Distributed Wind Manufacturing Funding Through Competitiveness Project

The Energy Department and the Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory recently announced funding for projects led by Pika Energy, Northern Power Systems, Endurance Wind...

Hoosier Energy Signs PPA With EDP Renewables

Hoosier Energy has entered into a 15-year power purchase agreement with EDP Renewables North America that will add 25 MW of wind energy from...

Gamesa Concludes Turnkey Construction Of Its First Wind Farm In Chile

Gamesa has concluded turnkey construction of its first wind farm in Chile — the 36 MW San Pedro Chiloé wind farm — for the...

Nordex To Build 37.5 MW Orla Wind Farm In Poland

Wind turbine manufacturer Nordex has been awarded a contract for the delivery and installation of nine turbines from its N100/2500 series. This constitutes the...

Technological Advances To Take Center Stage This Month At WindEnergy Hamburg

This month, the international wind energy industry will gather at the WindEnergy Hamburg fair. More than 1,000 companies hailing from over 30 different countries...

Siemens D6 Turbine Obtains Type Certification By DNV GL

Siemens Energy has obtained type certification by certifying body DNV GL for the company’s innovative D6 offshore wind turbine. The model Siemens SWT-6.0-154 is...

Acciona To Pilot Moventas’ High Torque Density Gearbox

Acciona Windpower has agreed with Moventas on prototype as well as serial deliveries of a 3 MW wind gearbox product based on Moventas’s new...

OFS Adds New Look, Increased Functionality To Website

OFS is recently announced the launch of its new website — www.ofsoptics.com — incorporating simpler navigation, a comprehensive product catalog and a fresh new...

RES Exercises 166 MW Of U.S. Supply Agreement With Vestas For Project In Minnesota

Vestas has received a 166 MW order for 83 V100-2.0 MW turbines for RES Americas’ 200 MW Pleasant Valley Wind Project in Minnesota. The...

Department Of The Interior Sets Auction For Offshore Maryland Wind Energy Area

The Department of the Interior announced in early July that nearly 80,000 acres offshore Maryland will be offered for commercial wind energy development in...

Microsoft Signs 20-Year Power Purchase Agreement With EDF-RE For 175 mw Pilot Hill Project...

EDF Renewable Energy has secured a 96 percent stake in the 175 MW Pilot Hill Wind Project (formerly known as K4) from Orion Energy...

Report: Global Wind Power Capacity Expected To Reach 678 GW By 2020, More Than...

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...