Posts Tagged ‘Turbine’

Offshore Wind Turbine 2018 Global Market Expected to Grow at CAGR 20 % and Forecast to 2021 Presents “Global Offshore Wind Turbine Market 2017-2021” New Document to its Studies Database. The Report Contain 73 Pages With Detailed Analysis.. View full post on Wind Power News

GE to develop largest, most powerful wind turbine

GE Renewable Energy unveiled March 1 its plan to develop the largest, most powerful offshore wind turbine: the Haliade-X. Featuring a 12 MW direct drive generator and an industry leading gross capacity factor of 63%1 the Haliade-X will produce 45% more energy than any other offshore turbine available today2. View full post on Wind Power […]

Offshore Wind Power Market (Turbine, Substructure, and Electrical…

Offshore Wind Power Market is expected to grow from an estimated USD +27.01 Billion in 2017 to USD +55.10 Billion by 2022, registering a CAGR of +15.31% from 2017 to 2022. Renewables in the power generation mix, energy efficiency mandates demanding carbon emission reduction, and government incentives supporting renewable energy deployment. View full post on […]

Citizens sue province over proposed wind turbine parks

Citizens living near five proposed wind turbine parks in Ontario – including two near Ottawa – have launched a lawsuit alleging the provincial government is allowing the companies behind the projects to defy noise limits. Citizens living near five proposed wind turbine parks in Ontario have launched a lawsuit alleging the provincial government is allowing […]

Weatherwatch: extending life of turbine blades is next challenge for wind power

Researchers are investigating materials that are resistant to the extreme climate conditions Onshore wind turbines have become the cheapest form of generating electricity in the UK – and many other windy parts of the world. This is partly because the design of blades to make maximum use of available wind has improved along with the […]

Purcell proposes ‘fairer’ wind turbine payments

Landholders on properties adjoining wind turbines should get a payment recognising the noise and visual impact the turbines have on their lives, Member for Western Victoria James Purcell says. Mr Purcell said the “trickle down” payments to neighbouring properties would also help overcome the division occurring in south-west rural communities over wind farms. View full […]

Wind turbine becomes 1st-class stage for musicians in Gaspe, Que.

When StA©phane Brochu thought of perching musicians on top of a wind turbine, he thought getting authorization and insurance would be his biggest challenges. It turned out finding musicians who didn't have vertigo to perform 80 metres above the ground was the more grueling task. View full post on Wind Power News

As Wind Power Sector Grows, Turbine Makers Feel the Squeeze

Vestas Wind Systems and Siemens Gamesa are giants of the wind-power industry, building mammoth turbines that rise high into the air and power more and more homes. But disappointing earnings reports from the two companies last week indicated that even they are struggling to adapt to a fast-changing sector. View full post on Wind Power […]

PHOTOS: Work begins on wind turbine factory at Fawley Power Station

As reported by the Daily Echo, Danish firm MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is to build a new premises, on land at the decommissioned Fawley Power Station site, to paint and store the 80m long turbine blades, which it manufactures at Newport on the Isle of Wight. The new factory is expected to create 50 jobs […]

Wind turbine project for Thurston/Lewis counties moves forward

The Skookumchuck wind energy project, first pitched in Thurston County more than a year ago, continues to inch its way through the land-use process. A Colorado-based company called RES Americas proposes to build 51 wind turbines on Weyerhaeuser property, near the Skookumchuck reservoir, that straddles the Thurston-Lewis county line. View full post on Wind Power […]