Posts Tagged ‘European’

European wind energy generation potential in a 1.5 degree C warmer world

The UK and large parts of northern Europe could become windier if global temperatures reach 1.5 degrees C above pre-industrial levels, according to a new study. This has implications for wind energy generation among other things. View full post on Wind Power News

Spain’s Bilbao fights to lead European wind power sector

With a brand-new factory and a cluster of specialized firms, the Basque city of Bilbao is the focus of Spain's wind power industry which is fighting to hold its own in the face of fierce competition from China and northern Europe. Iberdrola and Gamesa , two of the most important players in the sector, have […]

Finding better wind energy potential with the new European Wind Atlas

New work details the limitations of methods that use the European Wind Atlas and the Global Wind Atlas and how it influenced the development of the New European Wind Atlas WASHINGTON D.C., September 6, 2017 — Over the last 25 years, the world has seen an increased dependency on wind energy that promises to continue […]

Wind Power Blows Past American Hydro Dams And European Coal

Wind power is making a comeback. One of the earliest energy sources to be harnessed by mankind has now overtaken coal-fired generation in Europe and hydroelectric dams in the U.S. Europe's wind industry was aided by increasing investments in offshore projects, while developers added thousands of new turbines on the breezy plains of Texas, Oklahoma […]

Renewables could lose European power grid priority, documents reveal

Industry concern after confidential impact assessment models scenarios for paring back the ‘priority dispatch’ system for clean energy Windfarms and solar power could soon lose the privilege of getting priority over other energy sources on European electricity grids, leaked documents show. Paring back the “priority dispatch” system could increase carbon emissions by up to 10%, […]

Potential impacts of climate change on European wind energy resource…

To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Climate change impacts on Europe wind energy resource were analysed using CMIP5 data. View full post on Wind Power News

European offshore wind investment hits €14bn in 2016

BusinessGreen: Record six-month period sees UK secure €10.4bn (£8.7bn) of investment in offshore wind projects, but installation rate slows The European offshore wind industry has enjoyed a record six months of investment, according to new figures released today by trade body WindEurope. In the first six months of this year Europe’s offshore wind projects attracted […]

European clean tech industry falls into rapid decline

Investment in low-carbon energy in Europe last year plummeted by more than half to $58bn, the lowest level in a decade, analysis shows Europe’s once world-beating clean technology industry has fallen into a rapid decline, with investment in low-carbon energy last year plummeting to its lowest level in a decade. The plunge in European fortunes […]

How synchronous is wind energy production among European countries?

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews , Vol. 59 , pp. 1622-1638, doi:10.1016/j.rser.2015.12.318 The amount of wind energy entering the European electricity transmission system is expected to increase in next decades. View full post on Wind Power News

European firms already making Iran deals

“We plan to quickly resume our [truck] business activities in the market there,” Wolfgang Bernhard of Germany’s automaker Daimler said Monday. Europe removed many of its economic sanctions on Iran Saturday after the Atomic Energy Agency announced Iran has complied with a deal to curtail its nuclear ambitions. View full post on Wind Power News