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Wind power is the conversion of wind energy into a useful form of energy, such as wind turbines, windmills, windpumps. The total amount of economically extractable power available from the wind is considerably more than present human power use from all sources.(Wikipedia)

Jeff Bezos Launches 253 MW Amazon Wind Farm Texas From 300 … – CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaJeff Bezos Launches 253 MW Amazon Wind Farm Texas From 300 …CleanTechnicaFrom atop a wind turbine Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos launched the company’s largest wind farm yet, the 253 MW Amazon Wind Farm Texas project, which will …Amazon’s largest wind farm yet is up and running in TexasEngadgetJeff Bezos christens Amazon’s big Texas wind farmChron.comAmazon’s Largest Wind Farm Will Be Able to Power 90000 Homes in TexasFuturismABC News -Recode -CNET -Amazon – Press Room – Press Releaseall 77 news articles »

Singapore’s largest wind turbine built on Semakau Island … – The Straits Times

Channel NewsAsiaSingapore’s largest wind turbine built on Semakau Island …The Straits TimesThe Republic’s largest wind turbine was unveiled on Semakau Island yesterday, marking the first time that wind energy is being used to power the offshore …Singapore’s first long-span wind turbine installed at Semakau LandfillChannel NewsAsiaNTU deploys Singapore’s first long-span wind turbinePhys.OrgFirst long-span wind turbine fans Singapore’s renewable energy driveTHE BUSINESS TIMESall 10 news articles »

Tesla’s Powerpacks Will Help Power the World’s First Solar and Wind Energy Storage Project – Futurism

FuturismTesla’s Powerpacks Will Help Power the World’s First Solar and Wind Energy Storage ProjectFuturismTesla has a new contract to provide Powerpacks to a renewable energy farm in Australia planning to combine solar and wind. The Kennedy Energy Park, once completed, could generate enough electricity to power 35,000 average Australian homes.Vestas turbines to be used at world-first hybrid projectWindpower MonthlyWindlab and Vestas partner on the world’s first utility-scale hybrid integrated wind, solar & storage projectWindpower Engineering (press release)The US government keeps spectacularly underestimating solar energy installationQuartzNorth American Windpower -Reuters -Electrek -CleanTechnicaall 55 news articles »

GE renewables profits increase in “very challenging” third quarter – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyGE renewables profits increase in “very challenging” third quarterWindpower MonthlyGE Renewable Energy’s revenues have grown by $7.41 billion this calendar year, a 13% higher growth rate than over the first nine months of 2016. Meanwhile, its profits are up by $524 million from January to September this year, also a 27% increase over …and more »

This Floating Wind Farm Is the World’s First. It Won’t Be the Last – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comThis Floating Wind Farm Is the World’s First. It Won’t Be the LastNBCNews.comThe Hywind windfarm being assembled in Norway. The world’s first offshore floating wind farm will be moved to its final destination outside Peterhead, Scotland and will provide clean energy to 20,000 British households.Bloomberg via Getty Images file /.The World’s First Floating Wind Farm Is Now Producing EnergyMIT Technology ReviewFirst floating wind farm, built by offshore oil company, delivers …Ars TechnicaSee the World’s First Floating Wind FarmNational GeographicCurbed -BBC News -Engadget -Statoilall 114 news articles »

With One Giant Wind Farm, We Could Power the Entire Planet – Futurism

FuturismWith One Giant Wind Farm, We Could Power the Entire PlanetFuturism“If commercial-scale deep water wind farms became technically and economically feasible, they could potentially provide civilization-scale power,” the researchers said in a paper published recently in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of …

Vestas intros V120-2.0/2.2-MW wind turbine to China – Windpower Engineering (press release)

Windpower Engineering (press release)Vestas intros V120-2.0/2.2-MW wind turbine to ChinaWindpower Engineering (press release)In response to customer demand for a turbine for low and ultra-low wind conditions, Vestas officially introduced the V120-2.0/2.2 MW turbine to the Chinese market, as a build-up to China Wind Power 2017, the annual trade fair in China’s wind power …

Wind-power developer’s lawsuit claims price discrimination by state regulators, NW Energy – KRTV Great Falls News

KRTV Great Falls NewsWind-power developer’s lawsuit claims price discrimination by state regulators, NW EnergyKRTV Great Falls NewsA Montana wind-power developer is suing state utility regulators and the state’s largest electric company, saying they are acting illegally to set lower contract prices that will kill any new independent renewable-power projects in Montana. Those …and more »

Middle East ripe for wind-powered kite systems – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyMiddle East ripe for wind-powered kite systemsWindpower MonthlyThe most favourable regions for high-altitude wind energy in the Middle East are over parts of Saudi Arabia and Oman, the team from Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) concluded. This was due to the Saudi Arabia’s …and more »

International lenders back Serbia’s largest site – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyInternational lenders back Serbia’s largest siteWindpower Monthly”The development of the largest wind farm in the western Balkans is a pivotal moment for the expansion of renewables in the region and positions Serbia at the forefront of Europe’s fastest-growing alternative energy sector,” said Tesla Wind chairman …UAE’s Masdar says financing secured for giant wind farm in SerbiaArabianBusiness.comEBRD and IFC lend €215mn for milestone Serbian wind projectGlobal Trade Review (GTR)Masdar JV wins $354m funding for Serbian wind farmTrade ArabiaEnergy Voice -reNews -Power Engineering Internationalall 13 news articles »

Dominion Energy seeks 300MW of wind or solar – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyDominion Energy seeks 300MW of wind or solarWindpower MonthlyCurrently, Virignia has no installed wind capacity, according to Windpower Intelligence, the research and data division of Windpower Monthly. In March 2017, authorities in Virginia approved an up-to-80MW project, in what is set to become the state’s …Dominion seeks bids for 300MW solar and onshore wind power in VirginiaEnergy Business ReviewDominion Energy Virginia Seeks 300 MW Of Wind, SolarNorth American WindpowerDominion wind request could lead to first Virginia projectRecharge (blog)all 13 news articles »

Australia ends clean energy target plans – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyAustralia ends clean energy target plansWindpower MonthlyThe CET was Finkel’s suggestion to replace the current federal renewable energy target (RET), which expires in 2020. The RET aimed for 33TWh of renewable generation. It was previously cut from 41TWh in 2015. Instead, Malcolm Turnbull’s coalition …PM’s power plan hits Labor states’ blockThe AustralianAustralia Shuns Clean Energy Target In Policy OverhaulE&Pall 287 news articles »

Wind power capacity addition put on fast track, 4500MW up for auction – Economic Times

Economic TimesWind power capacity addition put on fast track, 4500MW up for auctionEconomic TimesPower from renewable energy contributes about 17.5% to the country’s energy mix. The government has set a target of 175 GW renewable energy capacity addition by 2022, of which 100 GW is to come from solar, 60 GW from wind, 10 GW from biomass and 5 …Big Data Helps Engineers Design SMART Wind FarmsENGINEERING.comThis is what America’s eco city of the future looks like | Environment …The GuardianGovt Mulling 2-3 Tariff-Based Auctions for Wind ProjectsNews18Financial Times -CleanTechnicaall 51 news articles »