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Siemens Gamesa Secures 330 Megawatt Wind Turbine Order For Two US Wind Farms

One of the world's leading wind turbine manufacturers, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, announced on Thursday that it had signed two agreements in the United States to supply wind turbines worth a cumulative 330 megawatts, which will produce enough electricity to supply in excess of 100,000 homes. 

France plans to accelerate wind power projects

PARIS (Reuters) - France is expected to announce measures this week to accelerate the installation of wind turbines and overcome long-running opposition from activists who have frustrated the country's attempts to hit renewable energy targets.

Wind Industry Embraces Robots to Boost Safety, Cut Costs

An $8 million cash injection for a little-known startup this month highlighted the growing importance of robotics in wind turbine operations and maintenance. Ann Arbor, Michigan-based SkySpecs, which makes drone systems for wind farm...Show More Summary

Denmark Demonstrates Year Of 43.6% Power From Wind Works

Wind energy hits new record in Denmark 8 January 2018 (Climate Action) “[Just-released energy statistics reveal] that in 2017 wind turbines delivered the equivalent of 43.6 percent of Denmark’s total electricity consumption, hittingShow More Summary

Siemens Gamesa To Deliver 8 Megawatt Turbines To 500 Megawatt French Offshore Wind Farm

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced this week that it will supply 62 of its new 8 megawatt direct-drive offshore wind turbines to the 500 megawatt Saint Brieuc project in France, bringing the company's total supplied capacity in French waters up over 1.5 gigawatts. 

Tires to Turbines

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Tires to Turbines Meet, Sam – a sleek electric vehicle designed with renewable energy in mind. It actually sports its own version of wind turbines to provide supplemental power....

New materials being developed to prevent wind turbine damage

Researchers of Spain's Universitat Jaume I of Castellón are developing new materials that will make wind turbines more resistant to the extreme climate conditions they have to withstand.

The End of Cape Wind

The New York Times recently covered the downfall of Cape Wind, the planned installation of 160 wind turbines off the coast of Massachusetts. The article portrays Cape Wind, and its founder Jim Gordon, as clean energy martyrs and the determined affluent opponents, who did not want their ocean views impaired, as villains. Show More Summary

Winds of worry: US fishermen fear forests of power turbines

East Coast fishermen are turning a wary eye toward an emerging upstart: the offshore wind industry.

Wind Power Is Getting Taller and Stronger--Especially in Texas

Wind turbines in the U.S. have grown both taller and stronger during the past decade, according to analysis by the Energy Information Administration -- Read more on

Trump orders boost in production of critical minerals

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is ordering the government to boost production of critical minerals used for manufacturing everything from smartphones to wind turbines and cars. An executive order to be issued Wednesday directs...Show More Summary

Siemens Gamesa Starts Building Hot Rock Plant for Long-Duration Grid Storage

Siemens Gamesa, the wind turbine manufacturer, began building a 30-megawatt-hour precursor to a gigawatt-scale thermal energy storage system this month. The Future Energy System, first announced last year, is expected to come on-line...Show More Summary

The Top Ten Ocean Stories of 2017

From wind turbines to massive sunfish to octopus cities, the seas proved full of surprises this year

Vestas Secures Largest Indian Wind Turbine Order

Vestas announced on Wednesday that it has received its largest Indian wind turbine order with a 250 MW turnkey order stemming from the country's first wind power auction held earlier this year in February. 

Here’s a $17 billion blueprint for how to rebuild Puerto Rico’s electric grid.

The plan envisions an island dotted with solar farms and wind turbines and more than 150 microgrids.

In the Shadow of Honest Journalism: GateHouse Media Publishes Atrocious Anti-Wind Article Devoid of Scientific Evidence

This week, Gatehouse Media published a long-form investigative report called “In the Shadow of Wind Farms” claiming that wind energy has caused negative health effects for residents living near wind turbines — a claim that flies in the...Show More Summary

How Trump Could Revive The Cape Wind Offshore Wind Energy Project

President Trump is no fan of offshore wind turbines, but his administration could breathe new life into the Cape Wind offshore wind farm in Massachusetts.

Siemens Gamesa Launches New Onshore & Offshore Wind Turbines, Streamlines Offerings

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy last month unveiled two new wind turbines for onshore and offshore wind sites, both of which are intended to pave the way for the company's new "One Segment/One Technology" philosophy announced early November. 

Energy Jobs: Google X Spinoff Attracts Top Solar Talent, Enphase Gets a New COO

X, the “moonshot factory” at Google’s parent company Alphabet, is working on several breakthrough energy solutions -- from molten salt batteries, to high altitude wind turbines, to fuel made from seawater – in a quest to solve climate change. Not all ideas work, Astro Teller, the head of X, recently explained. Show More Summary

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