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Gamesa Teams With Iberdrola To Launch Next-Gen Wind Farm Operations

Wind energy giant Gamesa is teaming up with Spanish multinational utility Iberdrola to launch a next-generation system for operating wind farms from a distance.  The system allows for remote management of any make of wind turbine, anywhere in the world, through a single interface. Show More Summary

99% Of Seabirds Avoid Collision With Offshore Wind Farms

The wind turbine has received some of the most heated and angry opposition any technology has had to endure in many years, and as we continue to study the effects of wind turbines and wind farms as a whole, we continue to discover that all of this negative attention has been misplaced. Show More Summary

Micro Wind Turbines Could Be Huge Deal For Ford

Ford has just tapped four dealerships to receive micro wind turbines in a first-of-its-kind partnership with the aptly named company Wind Energy Corporation, and we are already convinced this is just the first tiny ripple in a massive wave of wind energy installations at Ford locations. The new vertical-design turbines spell out Ford in big, Continue reading ?

Micro Wind Turbines: Another Big Headache For Big Oil

An industry shakeout will follow the oil price crash, but the survivors will face new competition from micro wind turbines and the distributed wind sector Micro Wind Turbines: Another Big Headache For Big Oil was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Vestas To Fulfil Order For Largest African Wind Farm

International wind energy leader Vestas Wind Systems has announced that it has received an order to provide wind turbines for the 310 MW Lake Turkana Wind Power project in Kenya, Africa — a project that Vestas claims will be the largest wind power project in Africa upon completion. Show More Summary

Solar Gets The Glory, But Your Boiler Is Important Too!

I love writing about the coolest cleantech solutions on the planet — solar panels, wind turbines, learning thermostats, LEDs, and electric cars. However, there are a lot of improvements you can make in your home to cut your energy use to a large degree. Show More Summary

First Dividend from Nordex Likely

  German wind turbine maker Nordex is mulling paying a dividend for the first time since listing on the stock exchange as part of efforts to create a long-term investor base,

New Technology – Wind Power

This Cool Site of the Day (for 12/10) is AltaAeros Energies (#altaeroswind), a kickass awesome way to harness big wind power in a mobile, low power way. The Altaeros Buoyant Airborne Turbine (BAT; pictured above) leverages aerospace technology to lift a wind turbine into the winds beyond the reach of traditional towers (amazing). Show More Summary

This is what the air flow around a vertical-axis wind turbine looks like.

This is what the air flow around a vertical-axis wind turbine looks like. Created by researchers at Caltech, these flow visualizations allow engineers to work out where to place new turbines—to make sure they're both safe and efficient. Read more...

Hytorc Aid Testing of Large Turbines

  Clemson University has recently taken the lead for making strides in large-scale wind turbine energy testing and construction, as the organization is in

North Sea Storm Drives Wind Turbines to Record Output Levels

Wind power generation is forecast at near yesterday’s record later today, peaking at 6,747 megawatts at 9 p.m. London time, according to Bloomberg’s wind model. The post North Sea Storm Drives Wind Turbines to Record Output Levels appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Global Wind Turbine Manufacturing Capacity Now Exceeds Demand

New analysis from Navigant Research has shown that global wind turbine manufacturing capacity has far surpassed global demand, providing flexibility, choice, and cost control. “Oversupply is allowing wind turbine manufacturers to more...Show More Summary

Wind In Scotland Generates 107% Of Household Needs In November

Figures from WeatherEnergy released by WWF Scotland have shown yet another record-breaking month for the country’s renewable energy industry, with wind turbines alone generating 107% of all Scottish household needs for the whole month!...Show More Summary

War Horse Author Has Battle on His Hands in Fight Against Giant Wind Turbine

The quaint village of Iddesleigh in Devon is best known as the opening setting of War Horse, an acclaimed novel recounting the story of a thoroughbred horse caught up in World War I. But now Iddesleigh is the setting for a very different...Show More Summary

Public Works: Turning Wind Turbines Into Functional Urban Art

A French startup has found a way to harness wind power that's easy on the eyes and ears. Public Works looks at public space, urban design, and city-building innovations from around the world, and considers what Toronto might learn from them. Show More Summary

MIT Study: Wind Farms Do Not Harm Human Health, But Annoy Some People

Originally published on RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath Yet another scientific study has undermined one of the shoutiest claims of the anti-wind movement – that inaudible sound waves (or infrasound) emitted by operating wind turbines...Show More Summary

Wind farms to do not affect property values, study finds

Wind turbine developments have no effect on property values of nearby homes and farms, according to new Canadian research. Researchers analyzed more than 7,000 home and farm sales in Melancthon Township and 10 surrounding townships in Dufferin, Grey, Simcoe and Wellington counties. Show More Summary

Wind farms to do not affect property values, study finds

Wind turbine developments have no effect on property values of nearby homes and farms, according to new research from the University of Guelph. Published in a recent issue of the Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, the studyShow More Summary

140 Law - Legal Headlines for Monday, December 8, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter : Ontario Government Makes Major Changes To Workplace Laws - Employment and HR -Canada Kathleen Wynne has ‘grave concern’ about new prostitution laws Wind turbines have little...Show More Summary

Energy Innovation Doesn't Just Happen: How Government Policies Destroyed and Regenerated the U.S. Wind Turbine Industry, Twice

Policies like the PTC and Renewable Portfolio Standards have not only incentivized wind turbine construction, they also have an effect on the rate of turbine innovation. The way in which these sorts of policies are implemented can make or break new tech, as the history of wind development in the U.S. shows. read more

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