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Wind energy, solar power and geothermal energy exceeded that provided by conventional hydropower

For the first time ever, during the first quarter of this year, electricity generated in the U.S. by non-hydro renewables (wind power, solar energy and geothermal energy) exceeded that provided by conventional hydropower. That is according to the SUN DAY Campaign’s new analysis of data in the latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s … Continue reading Wind energy, solar power and geothermal energy exceeded that provided by conventional hydropower

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Denmark, Portugal, and Spain Leading the World in Wind Power

Denmark produced one third of its electricity from the wind in 2013. In no other country has wind’s share of annual electricity generation yet topped 30 percent. But the Danes are not stopping there—they are eyeing a goal of 50 percent wind by 2020, with most of the needed expansion coming from offshore wind farms. … Continue reading Denmark, Portugal, and Spain Leading the World in Wind Power

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Revolutionary Urban Wind Turbines

The Rotterdam based research and development company “The Archimedes” reveals that it has developed a totally new generation of wind turbines for domestic use. This wind turbine will gain much more energy out of the wind than current generation wind turbines. Additionally this so-called Liam F1 Urban Wind Turbine hardly produces sound because of its … Continue reading Revolutionary Urban Wind Turbines

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Enercon to supply wind turbines to 90 MW Dutch wind farm

The wind power project will be made up of 12 Enercon E126 7.5MW wind turbines, which will be installed along the dyke across the Ijsselmeer lake, near Amsterdam. RWE broke ground on the project last week at an official ceremony and said that it intends to commission the project in 2017. Due to its location … Continue reading Enercon to supply wind turbines to 90 MW Dutch wind farm

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Nordex to install 62.7 MW wind farm in the Netherlands

Nordex secures order for Generation Delta in the Netherlands: The company will be installing the Delfzijl-Noord wind farm for its customer Eneco Wind BV from autumn 2014. A total of 19 strong-wind N100/3300 turbines are to be connected to the grid latest in March 2015, supplying 55,000 households with green electricity. The order, which was … Continue reading Nordex to install 62.7 MW wind farm in the Netherlands

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Vestas wind power appoints new President for Vestas Central Europe

Dr. Christoph Vogel has been appointed new Group Senior Vice President of Vestas and President of Vestas Central Europe. Christoph, who comes from a position as Vice President & General Manager at Johnson Controls, enters into his new position on 1 June. Christoph has extensive global experiences across multiple businesses and functions. He has held … Continue reading Vestas wind power appoints new President for Vestas Central Europe

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Turkey’s dependency on foreign energy resources should be eliminated

The Soma mine disaster claimed 301 lives last week, sparking, among other debates, discussion over the use of fossil fuels and Turkey’s dependency on foreign energy. Turkey has an obligation to pursue clean energy, despite the fact that the government has not pursued a transition to renewable energy sources, as some developed countries have. Since … Continue reading Turkey’s dependency on foreign energy resources should be eliminated

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33 wind power projects under development in Pakistan

AEDB is pursuing and facilitating 33 wind power projects which are in different stages of development through collaboration of private sector. There are three wind power projects of 150MW capacity under construction and will be completed in 2014 while another 13 wind projects having a cumulative capacity of 680 MW are at advance stages and … Continue reading 33 wind power projects under development in Pakistan

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WFES 2012 to support integration of solar energy (photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power) in MENA

With the cost of solar energy modules plummeting by 76 per cent in just three years, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, experts say the key to widespread adoption will depend less on price and more on improved awareness of the potential of the technology. That is the message that solar power innovators and analysts … Continue reading WFES 2012 to support integration of solar energy (photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power) in MENA

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Wind energy is an attractive alternative to fossil fuels

Wind energy is an attractive alternative to fossil fuels. It is plentiful, renewable,widely distributed, clean and produces no greenhouse gas emissions. Europe is a global leader in wind energy. In 2009, it accounted for five of the top ten wind suppliers and it held a 46 % share of globally installed wind energy capacity. In … Continue reading Wind energy is an attractive alternative to fossil fuels

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nkt cables’ order for the Gemini wind power power

As announced previously, nkt cables is involved in the offshore wind farm project “Gemini” developed by Typhoon Offshore B.V. and owned by a consortium of investors. The consortium has now confirmed that the project has reached financial close. With this, nkt cables has now received a binding order worth approximately 165 mEUR for the delivery … Continue reading nkt cables’ order for the Gemini wind power power

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Wind energy sector in Europe reaches 117 GW in 2013

The wind energy sector reached 117 GW of installed capacity in Europe in 2013. This is sufficient, in a normal wind year, to produce 257 TWh of electricity and supply 8% of the EU’s electricity consumption, according to a Strategic Research Agenda / Market Deployment Strategy (SRA/MDS) published by the European Wind Energy Technology Platform … Continue reading Wind energy sector in Europe reaches 117 GW in 2013

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Wind energy business community urge Congress to pass the EXPIRE act after holiday break

The Senate recessed for the Memorial Day break without a vote on the EXPIRE act to extend dozens of crucial tax policies, including the Production Tax Credit (PTC) and Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for clean energy. A letter was delivered to Senators earlier in the week from a broad spectrum of the business community urging … Continue reading Wind energy business community urge Congress to pass the EXPIRE act after holiday break

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GE inks 400 MW wind turbines deal for Texas wind farm

New Generation Power Texas has signed a contract with GE for the supply of 235 wind turbines and related services for their 400 Megawatt Texas Wind Project. Construction began in December 2013 and will be built out over two phases. NGP Texas has brought together a team of industry leaders in order to successfully complete … Continue reading GE inks 400 MW wind turbines deal for Texas wind farm

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Wind power, solar energy to get big push in India under Narendra Modi-led NDA

The Narendra Modi government is likely to harness solar power and give a fillip to development of offshore wind energy so as to provide electricity to every household in the near future, industry officials said today. The incoming government led by Narendra Modi is likely to harness solar power and give a fillip to development … Continue reading Wind power, solar energy to get big push in India under Narendra Modi-led NDA

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Nordex invests up to EUR 50 million to strengthen its rotor blade capabilities

“The rotor is the motor”, said Nordex CEO Dr. Jürgen Zeschky at a local press conference in Rostock hold May 21st, highlighting the strategic importance of rotor blades as a core technology. Last year, Nordex SE achieved growth of around 33 percent, not least due to strong demand for its highly efficient turbines with their … Continue reading Nordex invests up to EUR 50 million to strengthen its rotor blade capabilities

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