Archive for the ‘Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines’ Category

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Jian Sun Receives Power Electronics Achievement Award

Jian Sun, professor of electrical, computer, and systems engineering and director the New York State Center for Future Energy Systems at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, received the 2017 R. David Middlebrook Outstanding Achievement Award from the IEEE Power Electronics Society . He was recognized for “contributions to modeling and control of power electronic converters and systems.” […]

How an energy-efficient house can become a big wind-powered battery

Passivhaus or PassiveHouse buildings have a lot of insulation and lose heat very slowly; I have previously called them thermal batteries, speaking figuratively. But now Es Tressider of Lean Green Consulting and Highland Passive shows how PassiveHouse buildings could literally be batteries, storing wind power. View full post on Wind Power News

Australian first trial shows wind can provide energy security

An Australian first trial is taking wind farms from passive producers that sell all their output in a slab to more active, and opportunistic, participants in the energy market. Neoen Australia's South Australian Hornsdale 2 wind farm has carried out a trial which could see wind replace coal, gas and even pumped hydro in providing […]

Rochester aims for 100% renewable energy

Globally renowned as a terminus of health, Rochester's focus on medical wellness clashes with its consumption of fossil fuels for energy, which pollutes the environment and endangers public health. Luckily, Rochester took a leap toward the growing renewable energy trend that values our health and environment. View full post on Wind Power News

Offshore Wind Turbine 2018 Global Market Expected to Grow at CAGR 20 % and Forecast to 2021 Presents “Global Offshore Wind Turbine Market 2017-2021” New Document to its Studies Database. The Report Contain 73 Pages With Detailed Analysis.. View full post on Wind Power News

Constitutional revision to help build beautiful China

Building a beautiful China and an ecological civilization has been written into the country's Constitution to reconcile economic development and ecological protection, fill the gaps in terms of environmental governance and comply with people's aspirations and wishes. The move was in response to serious air, water and air pollution that affected China because of rapid […]

Jordan Selects Finalists to Bid for 300MW of Solar, Wind Power an hour ago

Jordan selected 45 companies including France's Total SA and Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power as finalists to bid for six solar and wind energy power plants with total capacity of 300 megawatts of power. The 31 companies selected for the four solar power plants include Linuo Group, FRV Solar Holdings, ACWA Power, Chint Solar, Total Solar […]

Louisville’s IdentiFlight has wind energy solution that’s for the birds

Bruce Lawson, mechanical engineer, works on assembling an IdentiFlight bird detection camera system Wednesday. View full post on Wind Power News

“Our Time to Shine” pushes for 100% clean energy on campus

“Our Time to Shine” was the first public event sponsored by Campus Leaders for Energy Action Now or “CLEAN”. They had two presenters at the event. View full post on Wind Power News

Weatherwatch: how to maximise the power from mighty blades

Engineers are working on turbine blades that automatically adjust to high wind pressure and will stand up to strong winds and turbulent gusts Wind turbine blades are getting ever larger and producing more power, but fluctuations in wind speed mean they are not always efficient. Blades can now be 85m long (and will be longer […]