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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)

Japanese firms invest in Innogy’s $2.6 billion offshore wind farm – CNBC

CNBCJapanese firms invest in Innogy’s $2.6 billion offshore wind farmCNBCUnder the terms of the deal, J-Power will take a 25 percent stake in the £2 billion ($2.6 billion) Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm project, while Kansai Electric Power’s stake will amount to 16 percent. Innogy will hold on to a 59 percent equity …Innogy sells stake in $2.6 billion wind project to Japanese firmseuronewsTriton ticket for Japanese duoreNewsJapanese cos buying 41% of Triton Knoll offshore wind projectRenewables Nowall 17 news articles »

Japanese utilities buy into vast offshore wind farm in UK – Nikkei Asian Review

Nikkei Asian ReviewJapanese utilities buy into vast offshore wind farm in UKNikkei Asian ReviewTOKYO — Two of Japan’s biggest power companies will buy around 40% of a German-owned developer of offshore wind farms in the U.K., seeking to learn from Britain’s lead in this sector and bring the know-how back home. Tokyo-based Electric Power …

Two Wisconsin utilities are increasing solar and wind power as they dramatically cut coal use to combat climate change – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Journal SentinelTwo Wisconsin utilities are increasing solar and wind power as they dramatically cut coal use to combat climate changeMilwaukee Journal SentinelWisconsin’s two largest public utilities are making bigger stakes in renewable energy and have pledged far deeper cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases than previous predictions. Madison-based Alliant Energy says it intends to stop burning …

Xcel Energy breaks ground on Foxtail Wind – Windpower Engineering (press release)

Jamestown SunXcel Energy breaks ground on Foxtail WindWindpower Engineering (press release)“We’re investing in North Dakota with Foxtail Wind and other projects that will provide millions of dollars in local lease payments and property taxes and deliver clean energy for our customers,” said Chris Clark, President, Xcel Energy-Minnesota …Foxtail Wind FarmJamestown Sunall 32 news articles »

SGRE upgrades 4MW platform – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlySGRE upgrades 4MW platformWindpower MonthlyNow, the platform is being offered at 4.5MW nominal rating, with flexible output of between 4.2MW and 4.8MW. SGRE exhibited the new platform configuration at Brazil Windpower 2018 in Rio de Ja…

Innogy’s revenue level despite lower wind resources – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyInnogy’s revenue level despite lower wind resourcesWindpower MonthlyIts onshore and offshore wind farms produced 3.7TWh in the first six months of the year — the same generation level as in the corresponding period of 2017. This came despite wind resources in central and northern Europe — where many of Innogy’s …UPDATE 1-Innogy profits down as wind levels fall, commodity prices riseReuters Africaall 10 news articles »

Australia NEG needs stronger emissions goal – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyAustralia NEG needs stronger emissions goalWindpower MonthlyThe proposal was discussed by Australia’s federal and state energy ministers in Sydney on 10 August. According to local media reports, the NEG policy received “broad support” from the state level ministers but changes need to be made in order for it to …WA Energy Minister Ben Wyatt warns WA could miss out on investment in new climate policyPerthNowall 446 news articles »

Pattern Energy reduces quarterly losses – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyPattern Energy reduces quarterly lossesWindpower MonthlyThe developer also commissioned the 147MW Mont Sainte-Marguerite wind farm in Quebec, Canada, and the 33MW Ohorayama project on Japan’s southern Shikoku Island in the first half of the year. In May, Pattern announced an agreement to sell its …

Letter: It’s time to embrace wind power – DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Industry Update Manufacturing MediaLetter: It’s time to embrace wind powerDeKalb Daily ChronicleFortunately, there is a partial solution to this problem – farming the wind. By leasing land to wind power companies, our neighbors on farmland can boost their profits and find financial stability for their businesses despite low prices for their …RETAILER SIGNS UP FOR QUEENSLAND WIND POWER …Industry Update Manufacturing MediaFlow Power contract to underpin Windlab’s new Queensland wind …RenewEconomyWindlab arranges PPA for part of 104-MW Aussie wind farmRenewables NowFinance News Networkall 7 news articles »

Norwegian developer to build Ukraine sites – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyNorwegian developer to build Ukraine sitesWindpower MonthlyRoughly 70 wind turbines totalling 250MW are expected to be installed in the southern Kherson region of the country. All the energy produced will be supplied to the Ukranian national grid. The volume of investments in the project is estimated at €370 …and more »

France repowering clarified, offshore simplified – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyFrance repowering clarified, offshore simplifiedWindpower Monthly”It represents a real simplification,” said Matthieu Monnier, head of offshore wind at French wind energy association FEE. The “permit envelope” allows developers to modify the project after it has been awarded. This means they do not have to lock in …

Ørsted buys US firm Lincoln Clean Energy – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyØrsted buys US firm Lincoln Clean EnergyWindpower MonthlyIt has developed more than 1.5GW of operating wind capacity in the US, much of which has been sold on to third parties. Notably, LCE developed the 253MW Amazon Wind Farm Texas site, comprising 100 GE Renewable Energy turbines. It is owned by …Danish Firm Moving big into US Wind Energy DevelopmentPower Engineering MagazineEuropean wind farm giant Orsted takes a £450m bite out of US marketTelegraph.co.ukØrsted to acquire Lincoln Clean Energy from I Squared CapitalWindpower Engineering (press release)North American Windpower -CNBC -Reutersall 105 news articles »

TPI Composites’ sales decline in Q2 – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyTPI Composites’ sales decline in Q2Windpower MonthlyHome · News · Global Regions · Tender Watch · Intelligence · Events · Windpower TV · Business & Companies · Technology · Policy · Project Development · Operations & Maintenance · Transmission · Offshore · Email Bulletins · North America · Europe …TPI Composites expands blade supply deal with GEWindpower Engineering (press release)GE, TPI Composites Announce New Blade Supply DealsNorth American Windpowerall 71 news articles »

India cancels 2GW auction round – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyIndia cancels 2GW auction roundWindpower MonthlyThe main reason for the lack of response is the limited grid access available to wind power projects in the central transmission grid, as Windpower Monthly reported in early August. In pl…

Happy American Wind Week! – North American Windpower

North American WindpowerHappy American Wind Week!North American WindpowerThe American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has announced the kickoff of American Wind Week 2018, being held Aug. 5-11. Supporters of wind energy across the U.S. launched American Wind Week last year when wind power became the country’s …It’s time to celebrate! American Wind Week officially kicks offWindpower Engineering (press release)all 5 news articles »

Power Management Chapter 16: Wind Power – Power Electronics Technology

Power Electronics TechnologyPower Management Chapter 16: Wind PowerPower Electronics TechnologyWind power, as an alternative to burning fossil fuels, is plentiful, renewable, widely distributed, clean, produces no greenhouse gas emissions during operation, and uses little land. The net effects on the environment are far less problematic than …Offshore wind: NJ, Phil Murphy bet on clean energy, but who will pay?Asbury Park PressIt’s a Breeze to Teach Wind Energy with these STEM ResourcesEnergy.gov (press release)Wind Turbine Market revenue will retain 6% CAGR to overtake $70 billion by 2024BenzingaThe Hill (blog) -Digital Journal -LinkedIn -MarketResearchNest.comall 165 news articles »

Dominion, Ørsted Make Headway On Virginia Offshore Wind – North American Windpower

North American WindpowerDominion, Ørsted Make Headway On Virginia Offshore WindNorth American WindpowerDominion Energy Virginia and Denmark-based Ørsted (formerly DONG Energy) have announced “significant steps forward” in the development of what would be Virginia’s first offshore wind project. Dominion Energy has filed with Virginia’s State Corporation …Dominion seeks SCC nod for 12-MW wind farm off Virginia BeachRenewables NowOrsted files 12MW Coastal VirginiareNewsall 10 news articles »

How climate change influences wind power – Phys.Org

Phys.OrgHow climate change influences wind powerPhys.OrgClimate change poses a big challenge for wind energy production in Europe. This is the conclusion of a study carried out by researchers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) using spatially a…