Posts Tagged ‘Slowing’

Bad news for wind power: globally, winds are slowing

Near-surface wind speeds over landmasses across the planet have dropped by as much as 25% since the 1970s, and climate scientists are taking note. Michael Lucy reports. View full post on Wind Power News

Slowing Wind Energy Production Suffers From Lack of Wind writes: Gregory Meyer reports at the Financial Times that electricity generated by U.S. wind farms fell 6 per cent in the first half of the year, even as the nation expanded wind generation capacity by 9 per cent. The reason was some of the softest air currents in 40 years, cutting power sales from […]

Denmark: 1,000 Megawatts Of Offshore Wind, And No Signs of Slowing Down

On March 18, Dong Energy ‘s Anholt offshore wind farm connected its 36th Siemens 3.6 megawatt turbine to the electric grid, thereby bringing the total of Denmark’s connected offshore wind to 1 gigawatt . View full post on Wind Power News