Posts Tagged ‘Wind’

Tilos, Greece: the first island in the Med to run entirely on wind and solar power

Tiny Tilos, in the Dodecanese, is a pioneering nature reserve. Now, Greece’s ‘green island’ is set to be powered by renewable energy You’re more likely to run into friendly partridges, rare orchids and endangered eagles than people as you trek around Tilos. The entire Dodecanese island is a nature reserve, with more than 150 species […]

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 […]

Offshore Wind Energy Market Is Expected to Witness Substantial Growth During Forecast by 2025.

As per the Global Wind Energy Council , weakening prices of offshore wind energy is luring countries outside developed regions, thus steering the offshore wind energy market toward development. The Global Wind Report, published recently by GWEC revealed that over 54GW of wind power was installed worldwide in 2016 and that the industry is likely […]

Journalist: Wind Power Is ‘Neither Clean Nor Green’

David Brockwell walks between wind turbines during a routine inspection at the Infigen Energy wind farm located on the hills surrounding Lake George, 50 km north of the Australian capital city of Canberra May 13, 2013. Infigen Energy's Capital Windfarm, built five years ago, was a vanguard for wind power as Australia sought to wean […]

11:40 Chinese company looks to invest in Kazakh wind power

Chinese group Sany plans to invest in the development of wind energy in Kazakhstan, according to the company's vice president, Wind Power Monthly reported. Among the proposed options are the Almaty, Zhambyl, Akmola and the Mangystau regions of the country, which have the best conditions for the development of wind power. View full post on […]

Senate budget includes wind energy halt

The N.C. Senate's proposed state budget includes a moratorium on state approval of any new wind energy projects that is expected to meet stiff opposition in the state House. Released Tuesday, the Senate's proposed $22.9 billion budget would define state spending for the coming year while advancing various policy priorities. View full post on Wind […]

Calls for wind power revolution

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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 […]

American wind power reports strongest first quarter since 2009

New wind turbine installations in the first quarter spanned the U.S. from Rhode Island and North Carolina to Oregon and Hawaii. America's wind power workforce installed 908 utility-scale turbines in the first quarter of 2017, totaling 2,000 megawatts of capacity. View full post on Wind Power News