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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)

India is finally moving to tap the wind energy potential on its seas – Quartz

QuartzIndia is finally moving to tap the wind energy potential on its seasQuartzIndia has taken the first major step towards setting up offshore wind power farms. The government-owned research and development agency, National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE), has sought expressions of interest (EoI, pdf) from wind power companies …British wind farms breeze past generation records in first quarter of 2018www.businessgreen.comBill to restart Fishermen’s Energy offshore wind project goes to governorPress of Atlantic CityNew Jersey Lawmakers to Vote on Nuclear Subsidies, Renewables, Offshore Wind BillsPOWER magazineThe Weather Channel -News Deeplyall 16 news articles »

Spanish company plans new wind farm in South Texas – San Antonio Business Journal

San Antonio Business JournalSpanish company plans new wind farm in South TexasSan Antonio Business Journal“We are proud to undertake a new wind power project that consolidates the reactivation of our investment activity in the United States and confirms our commitment to grow in a controlled and profitable manner in a market that continues to offer very …Banks prep first Saudi wind farm loansGlobalCapitalall 3 news articles »

Mammoet successfully loads out the first batch of jackets for East … – Windpower Engineering (press release)

WorkBoatMammoet successfully loads out the first batch of jackets for East …Windpower Engineering (press release)Mammoet will place the jackets on the seabed to form a secure platform for wind turbine generators.Fishing industry proposes ‘reset’ for offshore wind energy | WorkBoatWorkBoatTrump Onboard for Offshore Wind? – Union of Concerned ScientistsUnion of Concerned Scientists (blog)all 7 news articles »

World’s Most Powerful Wind Turbine Installed in Full View of Trump’s Scottish Golf Course – EcoWatch

EcoWatchWorld’s Most Powerful Wind Turbine Installed in Full View of Trump’s Scottish Golf CourseEcoWatch”The installation of the first of these powerful turbines at Aberdeen Bay is another milestone in Scotland’s renewables story,” Gina Hanrahan, acting head of policy at WWF Scotland said Tuesday. “Offshore wind, which has halved in cost in recent years …World’s Most Powerful Wind Turbine: One Rotation ‘Can Power the Average UK Home for a Day’Greentech MediaWorld’s most powerful wind turbine goes up off Scottish coast – despite Trump’s oppositionThe IndependentWorld’s Most Powerful Wind Turbine Installed At Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment CentreCleanTechnicaEnergy Voice -Las Vegas Review-Journal -Climate Action Programme -YouTubeall 111 news articles »

Shell to invest ‘up to $2 billion’ in New Energies – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyShell to invest ‘up to $2 billion’ in New EnergiesWindpower MonthlyThe authors wrote: “The decline in costs of solar and wind generation, along with the electrification of the energy system, make the development of renewable energy resources increasingly attractive for society, and an attractive opportunity for Shell …and more »

Towers produced from Thailand mobile site – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyTowers produced from Thailand mobile siteWindpower MonthlyThe plant is a temporary structure with the necessary equipment required to produce the concrete and steel segments towers on location at wind power project site. Max Bögl commenced transportation of 262 shipping containers from Germany to the 207MW …and more »

ERG buys 770MW of French capacity – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyERG buys 770MW of French capacityWindpower MonthlyFRANCE: Italian developer ERG has spent €57 million to acquire the French wind portfolio of Dutch firm Impax New Energy Investors. The 17.6MW Torfou Valley project is expected online by the end of this year. Under the deal, ERG has bought the 8.2MW Le …ERG to buy French wind firm with 750-MW pipelineRenewables Nowall 4 news articles »

GE to build wind farm in Jordan – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyGE to build wind farm in JordanWindpower MonthlyIt will supply its 3.6-137 machines for developer Mass Energy Group Holding’s Mass Wind project in the Tafilah region on the western border with Israel. GE, along with consortium partner, construction engineers Elecnor, will also build the site under …General Electric’s (GE) Renewable Energy Unit Marks Its First Wind Farm Project in JordanSmarter AnalystGE set for Jordan wind debut with 100MW Mass Global dealRechargeGE Renewable Energy to develop with Mass Energy Group its 1st wind farm project in JordanSTL.News (blog)Al-Bawaba -Renewables Nowall 5 news articles »

Samsung and Pattern Development Start Operations at North Kent Wind Power Facility in Ontario – PR Newswire (press release)

CTV NewsSamsung and Pattern Development Start Operations at North Kent Wind Power Facility in OntarioPR Newswire (press release)”Samsung is proud to complete its sixth wind project under our Green Energy Investment Agreement with the government of Ontario,” said Eskay Lee, Vice President, Samsung C&T. “Samsung and its partners have created jobs and invested in the community …Construction finished on North Kent Wind power facility in Chatham-KentCTV NewsNorth Kent Wind Powers Up In OntarioNorth American WindpowerSamsung, Pattern Development finalise 100-MW wind park in OntarioRenewables Nowall 5 news articles »

Greensolver acquires Entap – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyGreensolver acquires EntapWindpower MonthlyEUROPE: French project advisory firm Greensolver has acquired UK-based asset manager Entap, significantly expanding its renewable energy portfolio and footprint. The acquisition of Entap’s assets also Greensolver’s portfolio to 1.2GW (pic: Entap …and more »

Scotland just had a huge three months of wind power production – CNBC

CNBCScotland just had a huge three months of wind power productionCNBCWind generation in Scotland increased by 34 percent, while hydro was up 9 percent. Commenting on the figures at the time, Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse said they showed “that Scotland’s renewable energy sector is stronger than ever and has a strong …Scottish wind power has record-breaking start to the yearClimate Action ProgrammeScotland records almost 50% increase in wind power outputEnergy Digital – Energy News, Magazine and WebsiteScottish wind power enjoys record-breaking start to 2018www.businessgreen.comThe Scotsman -Windtech International (press release) (blog) -Energy Voiceall 28 news articles »

To See Offshore Wind Energy’s Future, Look on Shore – in Massachusetts – InsideClimate News

InsideClimate NewsTo See Offshore Wind Energy’s Future, Look on Shore – in MassachusettsInsideClimate NewsThat’s because more than a decade ago, the state began developing the onshore components for offshore wind, including a major offshore wind-ready port in New Bedford, a wind turbine blade testing center in Charlestown and workforce training initiatives …What’s Really Behind Zinke’s Big Offshore Wind Energy SpeechCleanTechnicaUS to auction two areas offshore Massachusetts for wind energy projectsEnergy Business ReviewTrump Administration Opens New Offshore Wind Leases – NJ SpotlightNJ SpotlightEnergy Live News – Energy Made Easy -Lexologyall 14 news articles »

After the storm of 2017, India’s wind power sector is settling down – Quartz

QuartzAfter the storm of 2017, India’s wind power sector is settling downQuartzAmid a major overhaul of the wind energy tariff-determination mechanism, multiple policy issues, and flat power demand, capacity addition took a big hit in the last financial year. New windmill installations fell to a five-year low between April 2017 …

Wind power tariffs remain low in SECI auctions – Livemint

LivemintWind power tariffs remain low in SECI auctionsLivemintThe latest auction underscores steady and sustained investor interest in wind energy projects as costs of turbine generators decline amid a favourable policy environment. Wind power tariffs …