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World’s Best Breezes Lead to Cheapest Wind Power in Brazil – Bloomberg

BloombergWorld’s Best Breezes Lead to Cheapest Wind Power in BrazilBloombergConsistent breezes give the country a capacity factor of 39 percent, the amount of electricity produced compared to its potential output if every turbine was spinning all the time. That’s the best in the world. And Rio Grande do Norte state — where …Letter: Preserving ridgelines while supporting wind power?Brattleboro ReformerAsia Minute: Japan Pushing Off Shore Wind EnergyHawaiipublicradioState of the States regarding offshore wind developmentsWindpower Engineering (press release)Industry Today (press release) -Chief Executive Groupall 12 news articles »

Regulators delay power contract essential to UMaine floating wind … – Press Herald

Press HeraldRegulators delay power contract essential to UMaine floating wind …Press HeraldThe Public Utilities Commission decides to reopen terms of the 2013 contract between Aqua Ventus and CMP because of changing energy markets. By Tux TurkelStaff Writer. Follow on Twitter · Email Writer · 207-791-6462. Share. facebook · tweet · email …Regulators Stall UMaine Offshore Wind Project | Maine PublicMaine PublicRegulators Delay Power Contract for Offshore Wind ProjectU.S. News & World Reportall 5 news articles »

FERC kills Perry grid support proposal – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyFERC kills Perry grid support proposalWindpower MonthlyThe American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), with nine other industry bodies including those for gas, solar and storage, issued a joint statement, backing FERC’s decision to stop the Perry proposal. “We are very encouraged by the action taken by FERC …and more »

Wind farms paid £100m to switch power off – The Telegraph – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukWind farms paid £100m to switch power off – The TelegraphTelegraph.co.ukWind farms were paid more than £100 million last year to switch off their turbines and NOT produce electricity, the Telegraph can disclose. The payments – equivalent to £2 million a week – were made to the big energy firms that own the giant wind farms …Wind farms paid £108M to be SWITCHED OFF | UK | News | Express …Express.co.ukall 6 news articles »

44% Wind — Denmark Set New Wind Energy Record In 2017 – CleanTechnica

CleanTechnica44% Wind — Denmark Set New Wind Energy Record In 2017CleanTechnicaAlthough wind turbines deliver a steadily increasing share of the Danish electricity supply, that does not mean that the number of turbines increases. On the contrary, today there are about 20% fewer wind turbines in Denmark than in 2001, when the …Denmark set new wind energy record in 2017PoliticalLore.comall 2 news articles »

North Sea Wind Power Hub to supply renewable energy to 80 million – Digital Journal

Digital JournalNorth Sea Wind Power Hub to supply renewable energy to 80 millionDigital JournalThe North Sea Wind Power Hub, an artificial island in the North Sea that could supply renewable energy to 80 million people in Europe is set to open in 2027. The hub will send electricity via long-distance cables to six European countries.World’s Largest Wind Farm To Power Western Europe By 2027Infosurhoyall 2 news articles »

The Public Pulse: Bacon supports energy’s future, wind power – Omaha World-Herald

Omaha World-HeraldThe Public Pulse: Bacon supports energy’s future, wind powerOmaha World-HeraldWind turbines pictured on Thursday, December 7, 2017 in Primghar, Iowa. Nieuwenhuis has wind turbines on his land as a source of profit in the current agricultural economy. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD. Facebook …

Savoy Rescinds, Prohibits Commercial Wind Power Bylaw – WAMC

WAMCSavoy Rescinds, Prohibits Commercial Wind Power BylawWAMCSavoy, Massachusetts has rescinded a decade-old wind power bylaw that allows for commercial wind power generation. In January 2008, Savoy became one of the first towns in Berkshire County to …

MAKE Consulting tracks 2017’s global wind turbine trends – Windpower Engineering (press release)

Mobile Computing TodayMAKE Consulting tracks 2017’s global wind turbine trendsWindpower Engineering (press release)The Global Wind Turbine Trends 2017 is a 60+ page report containing 120+ charts, tables and graphs providing in-depth analysis of the wind turbine design technical landscape. The report studies the key drivers and barriers for new wind turbine designs …Offshore Wind Energy Market’s Cumulative Offshore capacity is Expected To Reach To 49931.6 MW By 2025 …Mobile Computing Todayall 14 news articles »

$90 million wind turbine project in Thumb begins operations – Crain’s Detroit Business

Triple Pundit$90 million wind turbine project in Thumb begins operationsCrain’s Detroit BusinessCOLUMBIA TOWNSHIP — A new $90 million Consumers Energy wind turbine project is operating in Tuscola County. The unit of Jackson-based CMS Energy Corp. announced Thursday that Cross Winds Energy Park II in Columbia Township, about 90 miles northwest of …$90M Consumers Energy wind turbine project starts operatingSeattle Timesall 9 news articles »

3% of Britain’s wind power ‘wasted’ in 2017 – The Energyst

3% of Britain’s wind power ‘wasted’ in 2017The EnergystSome 1.49 terawatt hours (1.49 million megawatt hours) of wind power generated in 2017 was ‘wasted’ according to consultancy Enappsys. At average wholesale prices of £45/MWh, that equates to around £67m worth of lost power. The firm’s report, however …

EGPNA starts operation of the first incentive-free wind farms in Oklahoma – Windpower Engineering (press release)

Windpower Engineering (press release)EGPNA starts operation of the first incentive-free wind farms in OklahomaWindpower Engineering (press release)As a result, EGPNA has become the largest wind player in the state, with more than 1,700 MW of managed capacity across 10 wind farms. “We are extremely pleased about becoming the largest wind operator in the state of Oklahoma with the completion of …Enel completes two Oklahoma projectsWindpower MonthlyEnel completes 598 MW of wind farms in OklahomaRenewables NowOklahoma duo sing for EnelreNewsall 5 news articles »

‘Crazy’ North Sea wind farm island set for 2027 | Daily Mail Online – Daily Mail

Daily Mail’Crazy’ North Sea wind farm island set for 2027 | Daily Mail OnlineDaily MailA ‘crazy’ artificial island in the North Sea that could supply renewable energy to 80 million people in Europe is set to open in 2027. Plans for the 2.3 square mile (6 square km) landmass suggest it will be surrounded by fields of offshore wind …The Absolutely Massive Future Of Offshore Wind FarmsCo.Design (blog)Dutch Utility Plant Plans to Build a Giant Wind Farm Island in North …Interesting EngineeringThis huge project could change the wind gameMother Nature Network (blog)all 9 news articles »

The Dutch plan to build the world’s biggest wind farm, complete with a large floating island – The Independent

The IndependentThe Dutch plan to build the world’s biggest wind farm, complete with a large floating islandThe IndependentThe country hopes to build the world’s largest offshore wind farm by 2027, along with a 2.3-square-mile artificial island to support it. As The Guardian notes, the farm would sit at Dogger Bank, a windy and shallow site 78 miles off the East Yorkshire …Wind farm on artificial island in the North Sea ‘could power Britain’s …Yahoo News UKall 18 news articles »