Posts Tagged ‘farm’

Underwater video shows marine life growing at wind farm

Offshore wind proponents are touting new undersea footage that suggests a vibrant marine habitat is growing around the nation's first offshore wind farm – a five-turbine operation off Rhode Island's waters. The American Wind Energy Association, an industry trade group, says the roughly two-minute clip it posted on YouTube this week shows the potential for […]

Dutch plan to build giant offshore solar power farm

An offshore seaweed farm in the North Sea will be turned into a large solar power farm that aims to pipe energy to the Dutch mainland in roughly three years. The project comes at a critical time for the Netherlands, which is struggling to curb fossil fuel use and meet greenhouse gas emission targets after […]

World’s soon-to-be largest offshore wind farm just began…

For all of their apparent benefits, it should be no surprise to anyone why many countries have decided to go all in for wind energy by building massive wind farms. Soon, the world's largest offshore wind farm will finally be in operation. View full post on Wind Power News

Rocky Mountain Power to spend $2 billion on wind farm turbines, upgrades

A transmission line, electrical collector system and a collector substation are proposed to be installed at the Cedar Springs Wind Project approximately 19 miles northeast of Glenrock, according to a public notice from RMP. The upgrades and additions are a part of RMP's Energy Vision 2020 Plan, a plan to add 1,100 megawatts of new […]

Massachusetts Unveils Three Offshore Wind Farm Proposals

The race is on to build the first utility-scale offshore wind farm in the United States on the federal Outer Continental Shelf. In December, three companies – Bay State Wind, Deepwater Wind, and Vineyard Wind – submitted bids in response to the Request for Proposal issued by the Massachusetts Electric Distribution Companies , in coordination […]

Wind energy company against wind farm clusters

A major wind energy company is backing the call by the National Wind Farm Commissioner for more high capacity power transmission lines throughout Victoria to reduce excessive clusters of wind farms. Acciona Energy Australia managing director Brett Wickham said Wind Farm Commissioner Andrew Dyer was right to call for more high capacity transmission lines so […]

Siemens Gamesa Renewable ENERGYSiemens Gamesa to supply the turbines for Cepsa’s first ever wind farm

Siemens Gamesa, Spain's leading wind turbine OEM, continues to fortify its position in the country having secured a new order for the supply of the turbines for Cepsa's first ever wind farm, a project with which the Spanish energy player is diversifying its business into the renewables arena. The wind farm, which is being developed […]

The Dutch plan to build the world’s biggest wind farm, complete with a large floating island

A Dutch company aims to construct the world's largest wind farm to deliver power to the Netherlands and United Kingdom, and later Belgium, Germany, and Denmark. A 2.3-square-mile artificial island would support equipment that could allow the farm to generate 30 gigawatts of power. View full post on Wind Power News

Outcry on power lines from Salt Creek wind farm

Concern: Member for Polwarth Richard Riordan with one of the large towers being installed to carry transmiussioin lines from the Salt Creek wind farm near Mortlake. New high capacity power transmission lines from the Salt Creek wind farm north of Mortlake are sparking concern with several Mortlake district residents. View full post on Wind Power […]

Tazewell’s wind farm a ‘good neighbor’

At Issue: While power-generating wind farms have stirred controversy in other communities, Rail Splitter Wind Farm in Tazewell County has been a “good neighbor.” Local Impact: Rail Splitter produces about $526,000 in property tax revenue annually, shared by the county and taxing districts surrounding the farm. View full post on Wind Power News