Denmark’s Offshore Wind Power among Best in World, with More Growth by 2020

Denmark’s cumulative offshore wind power installed capacity to rise from 1.27 Gigawatts (GW) in 2013 to 2.24 GW by 2020. The country is now the second largest nation globally in terms of offshore wind power. Extensive government support and wind turbine technology modernization will assist the continued growth of Denmark’s cumulative offshore wind power installed […]

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Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) ‘Black Hole’ Material Unveiled

The team were challenged as part of the U.S. government’s SunShot program to increase the efficiency of large-scale concentrated solar power (CSP) technology. A multidisciplinary engineering team at the University of California, San Diego developed a new nanoparticle-based material for concentrating solar power plants designed to absorb and convert to heat more than 90 percent […]

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MidAmerican Energy signs wind power contract with Siemens for Iowa wind energy projects

Siemens will provide service and maintenance at 12 MidAmerican Energy Company wind energy projects in Iowa through June 2024. Combined capacity of more than 2 gigawatts (GW). Largest onshore wind power service contract to date for Siemens. Siemens has signed a long-term agreement with MidAmerican Energy to provide service and maintenance for 958 SWT-2.3 turbines […]

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Forbes column tries to claim wind’s consumer benefits are somehow a bad thing

A recent column criticized the federal production tax credit (PTC) for renewable energy but ignored that all energy sources receive incentives – even though the column’s authors represent companies that have themselves pursued such incentives. They also tried to recycle the thoroughly debunked claim that it’s somehow a bad thing that wind energy is […]

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Offshore wind energy: Iberdrola wind farm in the UK with 108 wind turbines from Siemens

The 389-megawatt (MW) West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm is the first such wind power commissioned by a Spanish company and will generate enough electricity to meet the annual demands of 280,000 homes. Today, the UK Secretary for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, IBERDROLA Chairman, Ignacio Galan, and DONG Energy Executive Vice President, […]

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Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm

A consortium comprised of Marubeni (project integrator), the University of Tokyo (technical advisor), Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan Marine United, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Hitachi, Furukawa Electric, Shimizu, and Mizuho Information & Research, has been participating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry of […]

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Thailand solar power

Alongside rising overall power demand, the NEPC’s public hearings indicate broad civic acceptance of renewable energy, especially solar, biomass and waste-based projects. Initial capacity additions of 800MW (on top of the 576MW left over from the previous AEDP) for solar farms have been submitted and we also expect at least 200MW of the previously oversubscribed […]

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New Siemens D3 Wind Turbine for High Energy Yields at Low Wind power Sites

Siemens’ new SWT-3.3-130 wind turbine model is featured today at the 30th annual CanWEA conference in Montreal, Quebec. Delivering 3.3 megawatts of electric power, this turbine extracts the maximum energy yield from low to moderate wind velocities, thereby rounding off Siemens’ wind power portfolio as an innovative and extremely efficient wind turbine for sites with […]

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