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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)

Trump administration promises “big role” for offshore wind power – WorkBoat

WorkBoatTrump administration promises “big role” for offshore wind powerWorkBoatSaying “offshore wind will play a big role” in energy plans, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced on Friday draft guidelines to give wind farm developers more flexibility in their construction and operations plans. The move appears to finally commit …and more »

Denmark Breaks Own Record for Electricity Generated via Wind Power – Futurism

FuturismDenmark Breaks Own Record for Electricity Generated via Wind PowerFuturismDenmark recently set a new record in wind power generation, harvesting 43.4 percent of its electricity from the resource in 2017 — beating its previous best from 2016. The country’s government is hoping to use the momentum to encourage other countries …

New CEO for MidAmerican Energy – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyNew CEO for MidAmerican EnergyWindpower MonthlyMidAmerican Energy CEO Bill Fehrman has been promoted to lead Berkshire Hathaway Energy, while its former vice president of gas operations Adam Wright moves up to CEO of MidAmerican. Wright previously oversaw MidAmerican’s wind fleet from 2012 to 2015 …Buffett on cryptocurrencies: ‘I can say almost with certainty that they will come to a bad ending’CNBCall 118 news articles »

Our View: Maine should stay the course on ocean wind power … – Press Herald

Press HeraldOur View: Maine should stay the course on ocean wind power …Press HeraldThe state has already invested too much to give up now on a promising home-grown industry. By The Editorial Board. Share. facebook · tweet · email · print. Read Article. ‘The world has changed,” noted Maine Public Utilities Commission member Bruce …and more »

Oil Giants See a Future in Offshore Wind Power. Their Suppliers Are Investing, Too. – InsideClimate News

InsideClimate NewsOil Giants See a Future in Offshore Wind Power. Their Suppliers Are Investing, Too.InsideClimate NewsSteel or concrete foundations are built to hold them in place, and underwater cables are laid on the seabed to transfer the power to land. One other industry has spent decades constructing and maintaining such massive energy infrastructure that can …After an Uncertain Start, US Offshore Wind Is Powering UpYale Environment 360Suzlon chief takes over as head of wind turbine makers’ bodyHindu Business Lineall 166 news articles »

Geronimo Energy funds the charitable component of the Courtenay Wind Farm in North Dakota – Windpower Engineering (press release)

Windpower Engineering (press release)Geronimo Energy funds the charitable component of the Courtenay Wind Farm in North DakotaWindpower Engineering (press release)“When Geronimo came to us landowners and community members in 2008 with the idea of the wind farm, they promised to have a positive effect on our community,” said Lee and Tiffiney Dick in a statement regarding the donation. “They have continued their …Geronimo Energy Funds Charitable Component Of Courtenay Wind FarmNorth American Windpowerall 2 news articles »

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 »