Posts Tagged ‘largest’

This giant offshore wind farm will be the largest in the U.S.

The 90-megawatt project planned near Long Island, New York, would be only the second offshore wind farm to operate in the country, which lags way behind Europe and China when it comes to wind power. The wind farm cleared a major hurdle on Wednesday after Long Island's public utility unanimously approved a long-term contract to […]

Why China’s Largest Windfarm Almost Never Generates Any Power

Wind turbines used to generate electricity are seen at a wind farm in Guazhou, 950km northwest of Lanzhou, Gansu Province September 15, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Barria China is only using about 40 percent of a huge 7,000 turbine wind farm in a rural region due to low demand and technical difficulties, according to The New York […]

Kenya to launch largest wind farm in Africa

This is after Lake Turkana Wind Power so far installed 155 turbines of 365 turbines in the past six months with the project expected to be completed by June next year. Lake Turkana Wind Power General Manager, Phylip Leferink says the completion of the project will play a key role in Kenya's energy supply thus […]

China General Nuclear acquires Belgiuma s largest onshore wind farm

China General Nuclear Power Group has signed an agreement in Paris withBelgium's Windvision to take over Esperance wind farm on Thursday. CGN started its European subsidiary in France in 2014, mainly focusing on investmentand acquisition of renewable energy such as wind power and solar energy. View full post on Wind Power News

Dong Energy plans world’s largest windfarm repair hub at Grimsby

Danish company says creation of 200-plus long-term jobs at service centre is ‘massive vote of confidence’ in the offshore sector Dong Energy is planning to create the world’s largest offshore wind maintenance hub in Grimsby, creating at least 200 jobs. The Danish company said the hub would be up and running from March 2018, initially […]

Largest US wind project will power 800,000 homes in Iowa

According to the American Wind Energy Association, Iowa ranks second in the nation for wind power with 6,365 megawatts of installed capacity. That's enough wind energy to power 1.6 million homes. View full post on Wind Power News

Indian Government Abandons Costly Solar Power, Becomes World’s Largest Producer Of Greenhouse Gases

A worker inspects solar panels at a solar Dunhuang, 950km northwest of Lanzhou, Gansu Province September 16, 2013. China is pumping investment into wind power, which is more cost-competitive than solar energy and partly able to compete with coal and gas. View full post on Wind Power News

World’s largest floating windfarm to be built off Scottish coast

Statoil granted seabed lease to develop floating windfarm 15 miles off the coast of Peterhead that is expected to be operational by the end of 2017 The world’s largest floating windfarm is set to be built off the coast of Scotland after its developers were granted a seabed lease on Monday. Statoil, the Norwegian energy […]

NSW’s largest wind farm begins construction

The construction of the White Rock Wind Farm in Glen Innes, the largest wind farm in New South Wales, will begin within weeks. The wind farm is being built by Goldwind Australia, a wholly owned Chinese subsidiary, and China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Wind Power. View full post on Wind Power News

How Google Became to World’s Largest Corporate Purchaser of Renewable Energy

Google is leading the clean-energy revolution like no other company. It has invested in 22 renewable energy projects to date. View full post on Wind Power News