Posts Tagged ‘Turbines’

Last of the 67 turbines for a British wind farm installed

Statoil, a Norwegian oil and gas company with a footprint in renewables, said the last of the 67 turbines at a wind facility off the British coast is in place. Statoil said the last of the 67 turbines at the Dudgeon wind farm off the British coast are in place. View full post on Wind […]

Tesla and Vestas team up to combine batteries and wind turbines

Two of the world's leading renewable energy giants are teaming up to work towards a sustainable energy future. Vestas , the world's largest wind turbine manufacturer, is working on a global program to combine wind power with batteries , and they've turned to none other than Tesla for help. View full post on Wind Power […]

Property, wind turbines: What the discussion misses

There has been discussion recently over a possible wind farm in my county. Residents close to the proposed turbine towers are concerned about the health effects, about disrupted rural landscape and about what it will do to their property values. View full post on Wind Power News

Virginia utility agrees to install two offshore wind turbines for study

This week, Virginia utility Dominion announced that it would partner with Danish firm Dong Energy to build two offshore wind turbines as test cases for a commercial-sized installation. Currently, the US only has one 30MW commercial offshore wind farm off Block Island in Rhode Island. View full post on Wind Power News

EDF Renewable Energy orders Vestas wind turbines for Copenhagen wind project

EDF Renewable Energy confirmed the order with Vestas Wind Systems A/S to supply V110-2 MW wind turbines for the 80 MW Copenhagen Wind Project. In addition, the company announced that Renewable Energy Systems won the balance of plant construction contract. View full post on Wind Power News

Mersey feat: world’s biggest wind turbines go online near Liverpool

UK cements its position as global leader in wind technology as increasing scale drives down costs The planet’s biggest and most powerful wind turbines have begun generating electricity off the Liverpool coast, cementing Britain’s reputation as a world leader in the technology. Danish company Dong Energy has just finished installing 32 turbines in Liverpool Bay […]

Higher, cheaper, sleeker: wind turbines of the future – in pictures

With the UK government ending subsidies for onshore wind and the Trump administration pushing for a return to coal, you might think the wind power revolution had run out of puff. Far from it. The cost of energy from offshore wind in Britain has fallen by a third since 2012, and wind accounts for over […]

Caddo County Couple Fighting Against Wind Turbines

Homeowners in Western Oklahoma are divided over wind energy. While many property owners are leasing their land for wind turbines, others are trying to escape their shadow. View full post on Wind Power News

Official Pledges ‘No Quarter’ In Fight Against Wind Turbines In New York

An upstate New York local official has promised “no quarter” in his town's battle against a planned wind power farm that has Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's support. Yates town councilman John Riggi opposes Apex Clean Energy's plan to build a 200-megawatt wind turbine project over the objections of local officials and a majority of voters. […]

Gigantic wind turbines signal era of subsidy-free green power

Offshore wind turbines are about to become higher than the Eiffel Tower, allowing the industry to supply subsidy-free clean power to the grid on a massive scale for the first time. Manufacturers led by Siemens are working to almost double the capacity of the current range of turbines, which already have wing spans that surpass […]