Posts Tagged ‘Opens’

World’s largest offshore windfarm opens off Cumbrian coast

Walney Extension will power 590,000 homes amid fears Brexit could stifle growth The world’s biggest offshore windfarm has officially opened in the Irish Sea, amid warnings that Brexit could increase costs for future projects. Walney Extension, off the Cumbrian coast, spans an area the size of 20,000 football pitches and has a capacity of 659 […]

Korea’s first commercial wind farm opens on Jeju

South Korea opened its first commercial wind power plant on the southern island of Jeju on Friday, stepping up its renewable energy initiative, a state-run utility company said. Korea South-East Power Co., which is wholly owned by the state-run Korea Electric Power Corp., said the 30-megawatt complex, composed of 10 wind power turbines, opened on […]

Madison sleep lab opens for tours

A sleep clinic in Madison is opening its doors to give people a chance to learn about the importance of sleep and some common disorders. “The most common complaint is daytime sleepiness, which is a real problem for Americans,” Plante told 27 News. View full post on Wind Power News

Bay State Wind opens downtown New Bedford office in wind power bid

NEW BEDFORD – Bay State Wind officially cut the ribbon on a downtown office Thursday, joining two others in a show of confidence that New Bedford will become the hub of the wind energy business in Massachusetts. Bay State Wind is a partnership with the Danish energy firm  Ørsted, formerly Danish Oil and Natural Gas, or […]

The Netherlands opens massive offshore wind farm

In recent years it has seemed like European countries are just constantly outdoing each other when it comes to wind power generation. The latest to steal the spotlight is The Netherlands, which has just opened a massive offshore wind farm that just falls short of being the world's largest. View full post on Wind Power […]

Full tilt: giant offshore wind farm opens in North Sea

Gemini windpark off the coast of the Netherlands will eventually meet the energy needs of about 1.5 million people, according to its owners Dutch officials have opened what is being billed as one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms, with 150 turbines spinning far out in the North Sea. Over the next 15 years […]

Google Quietly Opens Dutch Wind-Powered Facility Amid Scandal

Just days after making a pledge to power all of its worldwide data centers with 100 percent renewable energy by the end of 2017, Google very quietly opened its Eemshaven, Netherlands facility last week, according to Dutch online news service , which spoke to local union leaders there. But the news wasn't even covered […]

Sarasota opens new fire house on bee ridge road in effort to update fire safety

Sarasota County opens its newest fire station today. Fire Station No. 12 will serve the area around Bee Ridge Road. View full post on Wind Power News

Suzlon opens blade science center in Denmark

The center, in Vejle, Denmark, will focus on developing blades and control systems to help maximize levelized cost of energy in wind turbines. Wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Group announced on Feb. 1 the opening of its new Blade Science Center in Vejle, Denmark. View full post on Wind Power News

MENA’s largest wind farm opens in Jordan

The Tafila Wind Farm , the first and largest utility scale wind power plant in Jordan and the Middle East, was recently inaugurated by King Abdullah II. The 117-megawatt wind farm is directly connected to the national grid and will produce 400 gigawatt-hours of electricity annually, said a statement. View full post on Wind Power […]