Posts Tagged ‘Turbines’

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 […]

South-west job bonanza from wind turbines

Portland engineering firm Keppel Prince expects to double its workforce from 100 to 200 workers later this year as the wind energy industry throughout Australia ramps up. Keppel Prince general manager Steve Garner said that as well as creating the 100 extra jobs at his firm, the upturn in the company's production would also generate […]

15 Deerfield Wind turbines go online

BANNER FILE PHOTOProtesters, including Annette Smith, executive director of Vermonters for a Clean Environment, dressed as batwoman, greeted those arriving for a groundbreaking ceremony in September 2016 for the Deerfield Wind project in Readsboro and Searsburg. The 15-turbine project began operating on Friday. View full post on Wind Power News

Using wind turbines to maximize productivity, reduce costs

Wind turbines can achieve an online availability of about 98%, giving operators approximately one week in the year when planned maintenance can be completed. It is essential to use this time efficiently, concentrating on the most important issues, which can be identified using preventive maintenance techniques. View full post on Wind Power News

Stanford researchers test public receptiveness to different wind energy turbines

With global carbon emissions on the rise, wind power continues to be an attractive option for states and countries looking to limit fossil fuel use and increase renewable energy. Wind already accounts for over 5 percent of electricity generation in the United States. View full post on Wind Power News

Vermont Sets New Noise Rules for Wind Turbines

How loud is too loud? Vermont's Public Utilities Commission has adopted new regulations that limit turbine noise levels during the day and at night. One expert said new technology will be needed to allow turbines to operate at full capacity and still meet the nighttime cap. View full post on Wind Power News

It’s true, wind turbines are monstrous. But I have learned to love them | Alice O’Keeffe

At first I resented the way they blocked the view. But now the towers look like part of a brighter future Over the last few months I have been watching with mixed feelings as the Rampion wind farm emerges like a great monster from the sea off Brighton beach. It has happened so quickly: one […]

Wind turbines ‘provided double the amount of energy needed for homes in October’

Power generated by wind turbines provided enough energy for almost double the number of homes in Scotland last month, according to data. Power generated by wind turbines provided enough energy for almost double the number of homes in Scotland last month, according to data. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind turbines spur property rights debate

INDIANAPOLIS – Some companies and citizens are at odds when it comes to who should have the power to determine where wind turbines are built. “I've lived in the same house for 60 years and I like to get to get up and see the sunrise not a bunch of metal and things flying around,” […]

Wind turbines pit environmentalists against neighbors tired of noise, view

A Dispatch videographer straps on a protective harness, hard hat and safety glasses, joined by two employees of the farm's operator, EDP Renewables. They are about to climb inside one of 55 wind turbines at Timber Road II wind farm in Paulding County. View full post on Wind Power News