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Programme for the World Summit for Small Wind WSSW2013 has been published

For the fourth time, WWEA, in cooperation with New Energy Husum, will hold the World Summit for Small Wind WSSW2013, from 21-22 March 2013. The WSSW2013 takes place on the occasion of the New Energy Fair Husum, the international trade fair for small wind and decentralized renewable energy. An International Advisory Committee comprising experts from … Continue reading Programme for the World Summit for Small Wind WSSW2013 has been published

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North Carolina voters support onshore and offshore wind energy

North Carolina voters strongly support the increased use of clean energy sources like wind energy and solar power, according to poll results released by the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA). The poll found that 82.6% of respondents – including 89% of Democrats, 81.6% of Independents and 75.7% of Republicans – said state leaders and … Continue reading North Carolina voters support onshore and offshore wind energy

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Geothermal Energy In Turkey

Turkey is an energy importing nation with more than half of its energy requirements met by imported fuels. Air pollution is also becoming a significant environmental concern. In addition to pushing an energy saving programme, the Government sees, geothermal energy and other renewable energy sources as an attractive solution for a clean and sustainable energy … Continue reading Geothermal Energy In Turkey

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Geothermal Industry Gathers in Washington, D.C. for GEA State of the Geothermal Energy Industry Briefing

This week, geothermal industry leaders, congressional staffers and government agencies gathered in Washington, D.C. for the release of the 2013 Annual GEA Industry Update (#GEABriefing2013) and a discussion on how to move the U.S. geothermal industry forward. The briefing offered an opportunity for an open dialogue despite some challenging industry issues. Dan Utech, deputy director … Continue reading Geothermal Industry Gathers in Washington, D.C. for GEA State of the Geothermal Energy Industry Briefing

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GMP reports on Kingdom Community Wind Energy sound levels

Investor-owned utility Green Mountain Power recently filed with the Vermont Public Service Board (PSB) the results of its first monitoring of sound levels in the communities surrounding the Kingdom Community Wind farm in Lowell, Vt.   The results of the continuous monitoring showed that the project met the standards required by the PSB for all … Continue reading GMP reports on Kingdom Community Wind Energy sound levels

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China unveils ambitious solar, wind energy plans

The government will actively develop clean energy and increase installed power-generating capacity of hydropower by 21 GW, wind power by 18 GW, and photovoltaic solar power by 10 GW. The Chinese government on Tuesday announced ambitious plans to develop projects in transport and energy sectors as part of efforts to accelerate the country’s industrial transformation … Continue reading China unveils ambitious solar, wind energy plans

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Uzbekistan inaugurates new solar energy institute

Uzbek President Islam Karimov March 1 signed a decree authorising construction of an international solar energy institute, a factory for solar photovoltaic panels, and a solar photovoltaic plant. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is supposed to help fund creation of the institute, which Karimov ordered built in Tashkent on the grounds of the Academy of … Continue reading Uzbekistan inaugurates new solar energy institute

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Wind Co-op of the Year awards showcase co-op ethos

It’s no secret that cooperatives are known to be conservative decision makers, noted Gary Phan, director of education at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). Yet, he appropriately added when speaking at a recent awards event at NRECA’s TechAdvantage 2013, they’ve also acquired a reputation for having a progressive spirit and for putting the … Continue reading Wind Co-op of the Year awards showcase co-op ethos

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Wind Energy Market in India 2013

Wind power generation has long been acknowledged as the fastest growing renewable energy sector in the country. Historically, the states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat have been the leaders in terms of total wind installations due to logistical and geographical advantage. The report begins with an introduction into the energy scenario in India. … Continue reading Wind Energy Market in India 2013

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The Switch installs 5 MW drivetrains at chinese wind farm

The Switch, a Finland-based supplier of permanent magnet generator (PMG) and full-power converter (FPC) packages for wind turbines, says its first 5 MW high-speed drivetrains have been installed in China. The installation was performed for CSIC (Chongqing) Haizhuang Windpower Equipment Co. Ltd (HZ Windpower), a Chinese wind power equipment manufacturer. According to The Switch, the … Continue reading The Switch installs 5 MW drivetrains at chinese wind farm

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