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February 27 2014

12:20

GE bets big on wind power in Japan - The Japan Times


The Japan Daily Press

GE bets big on wind power in Japan
The Japan Times
General Electric Co. considers Japan ripe for new investment in wind power as the resource-poor country diversifies energy supply in light of the Fukushima disaster. The U.S. company has developed a 2.85-megawatt turbine for Japan that can withstand ...
GE Says Japan Has More Potential to Harness Wind PowerBloomberg

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09:53

GE Says Japan Has More Potential to Harness Wind Energy - Bloomberg


GE Says Japan Has More Potential to Harness Wind Energy
Bloomberg
(GE) considers Japan ripe for new investment in wind power as the resource-poor country diversifies energy supply in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster almost three years ago. To that end, GE has developed a 2.85-megawatt turbine for Japan that ...

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February 26 2014

22:07

Hurricane Taming: One More Reason To Love Offshore Wind Power - EarthTechling


EarthTechling

Hurricane Taming: One More Reason To Love Offshore Wind Power
EarthTechling
Jacobson, in a paper published today in Nature Climate Change [PDF], isn't suggesting that offshore turbines be deployed specifically for this purpose. Rather, his point seems to be that when assessing the cost of offshore wind power, in addition to ...
Offshore wind farms can temper cyclones, scientists sayCourier Mail
Ageing gracefully: Wind's new longevityBusiness Spectator
Offshore wind farms could tame deadly hurricanesWWAY NewsChannel 3
Examiner.com -The Atlantic Cities -FuelFix (blog)
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21:07

Minnesota Power orders first Siemens wind turbines in output-enhanced 3-MW ... - Windpower Engineering (press release)


KWCH

Minnesota Power orders first Siemens wind turbines in output-enhanced 3-MW ...
Windpower Engineering (press release)
“With our innovative 3-MW direct drive turbine we are increasing annual energy output with a larger rotor and a higher tower,” states Dr. Markus Tacke, CEO of Siemens Wind Power. “We greatly value Minnesota Power's confidence in our technologies and ...
Minnesota Power chooses Siemens for 205-MW Bison 4 wind power project in ...Your Industry News (press release)

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18:00

Wind farm at Washington State University Vancouver - San Francisco Chronicle


San Francisco Chronicle

Wind farm at Washington State University Vancouver
San Francisco Chronicle
Altogether, the five wind turbines have the capability of powering a house, Solovitz said. At only 10 meters off the ground, the wind turbines are small compared to the 50-meter-tall turbines in the Columbia River Gorge. The wind power almost doubles ...

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12:58

Offshore wind farms can tame hurricanes, study finds - USA TODAY


EarthTechling

Offshore wind farms can tame hurricanes, study finds
USA TODAY
Jacobson says his study, published online in Nature Climate Change, is the first to look at how offshore turbines interact with hurricanes. He says the impact may seem surprising but makes sense: Turbines produce power by taking energy from wind and ...
Hurricane Taming: One More Reason To Love Offshore Wind PowerEarthTechling
Offshore wind farms can temper cyclones, scientists sayCourier Mail
Ageing gracefully: Wind's new longevityBusiness Spectator
WWAY NewsChannel 3 -Examiner.com -FuelFix (blog)
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07:01

Siemens stampede at Bison 4 - reNews


reNews

Siemens stampede at Bison 4
reNews
“With the latest evolution of our 3MW direct drive turbine we are increasing annual energy output with a larger rotor and a higher tower,” said Siemens Energy chief executive for wind power in the Americas Mark Albenze. “The increased MW output also ...
Siemens gets large order for 3.0 MW turbines now made in HutchinsonHutchinson News

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February 25 2014

22:03

Offshore Wind Power's Eye-Popping Capacity Factors - EarthTechling


EarthTechling

Offshore Wind Power's Eye-Popping Capacity Factors
EarthTechling
Offshore wind power has hit a rough patch in Europe. There have been troubles with basking sharks and red-throated divers, but mostly there have been challenges in making the difficult technology economically viable. Nevertheless, a couple of items ...

18:03

Research and Markets: Concise Analysis of the Chinese Wind Power Gear Box ... - Business Wire (press release)


Research and Markets: Concise Analysis of the Chinese Wind Power Gear Box ...
Business Wire (press release)
'Concise Analysis of the Chinese Wind Power Gear Box Filter Industry' is a professional and in-depth research report on the wind power gear box filter industry in China. The report first provides basic information on the wind power gear box filter ...

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16:21

Progress Slows on Offshore Wind Power in Europe - Energy Tribune


Telegraph.co.uk

Progress Slows on Offshore Wind Power in Europe
Energy Tribune
LONDON — Birds, sharks and unexploded bombs from World War II are being blamed for holding up offshore wind farms in Europe, raising doubts about the costs of the technology. Three utilities last week scrapped an expansion of the world's biggest ...
GE Energy Financial Services Makes First Equity Investment in Wind Power in ...MarketWatch
Doubling of wind power 'needed to keep bills down'Irish Independent
EarthTalk: Wind energyNewcanaannewsonline

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14:19

Minnesota Power chooses Siemens for 205-MW Bison 4 wind power project in ... - MarketWatch


PennEnergy (press release)

Minnesota Power chooses Siemens for 205-MW Bison 4 wind power project in ...
MarketWatch
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb 25, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Siemens Energy has been awarded a major order by Minnesota Power for 64 units of the company's latest 3-MW D3 platform wind turbines to be installed at the Bison Wind Energy Center near New Salem, ...
Siemens wins major order for output-enhanced wind power turbinesPennEnergy (press release)
Siemens to kit out 204MW Bison 4reNews
Siemens Wins Turbine Order For 205 MW Bison 4 Project In NDNorth American Windpower

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14:09

Minnesota Power chooses Siemens for 205-MW Bison 4 wind power project in ... - Wall Street Journal


reNews

Minnesota Power chooses Siemens for 205-MW Bison 4 wind power project in ...
Wall Street Journal
Siemens Energy has been awarded a major order by Minnesota Power for 64 units of the company's latest 3-MW D3 platform wind turbines to be installed at the Bison Wind Energy Center near New Salem, North Dakota. The innovative wind turbines feature a ...
Siemens stampede at Bison 4reNews
Siemens gets large order for 3.0 MW turbines now made in HutchinsonHutchinson News
Siemens Wins Turbine Order For 205 MW Bison 4 Project In NDNorth American Windpower

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11:00

GE Energy Financial Services Makes First Equity Investment in Wind Power in ... - Business Wire (press release)


reNews

GE Energy Financial Services Makes First Equity Investment in Wind Power in ...
Business Wire (press release)
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE (NYSE:GE), announced today it has made its first equity investment in Ireland's wind power market by acquiring two wind farm construction projects that will be powered by the GE's ...
GE nails deal for Element duoreNews

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February 24 2014

22:06

Progress slows on offshore wind power in Europe - Today's Zaman


Today's Zaman

Progress slows on offshore wind power in Europe
Today's Zaman
LONDON — Birds, sharks and unexploded bombs from World War II are being blamed for holding up offshore wind farms in Europe, raising doubts about the costs of the technology. Three utilities last week scrapped an expansion of the world's biggest ...
Two major wind farm projects scaled backNew Civil Engineer

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21:05

New Lidar unit and software promise accuracy to rival met masts - Windpower Engineering (press release)


New Lidar unit and software promise accuracy to rival met masts
Windpower Engineering (press release)
The uniqueness of Pentalum's technology, says the company, is in its exploitation of technology and components used in unrelated fields, such as optics and telecom, to create innovative solutions in wind technology. Using common off the shelf ...

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12:02

The Future of Wind Power: Without PTC, will the Economically Benefiting ... - Industry Leaders Magazine


The Future of Wind Power: Without PTC, will the Economically Benefiting ...
Industry Leaders Magazine
American wind power is now a well accepted renewable energy source because of its smart state and federal policies that promotes economic benefits in all 50 states including California. The government's federal tax policy has been instrumental in ...

02:29

Doubling of wind power 'needed to keep bills down' - Irish Independent


Irish Independent

Doubling of wind power 'needed to keep bills down'
Irish Independent
However, Mr Rabbitte believes the debate on wind energy is "haunted by a good deal of misfact", with opponents claiming that the power would not be used here, but transmitted to the UK. Mr Rabbitte said plans to upgrade the national grid had "nothing ...
40 Religious Groups Practicing Creation Care with Wind TurbinesClean Energy News (blog)
Wind farms an 'attractive long-term' investment opportunityBlue & Green Tomorrow
NZ Wind Energy Conference 2014EcoGeneration

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February 23 2014

19:59

Another Wind Power Myth Blown Away - Energy Matters


Another Wind Power Myth Blown Away
Energy Matters
Wind power may seem to have burst onto the energy generation scene only in the last decade, but in some parts of the world wind turbines have been in operation for nearly two decades. This duration has provided enough time to gauge if the power ...
OAP wind farms “are not bad investment”Energy Live News

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February 21 2014

21:03

GE, Sandia National Lab discover pathway to quieter, more productive wind ... - Windpower Engineering (press release)


GE, Sandia National Lab discover pathway to quieter, more productive wind ...
Windpower Engineering (press release)
GE Global Research, the technology development arm of the General Electric Co., has announced research that could significantly impact the design of future wind turbine blades. Using the power of high-performance computing (HPC) to perform complex ...

17:16

Study: Wind Farms Are A Smart Long-Term Investment - North American Windpower


Daily Fusion

Study: Wind Farms Are A Smart Long-Term Investment
North American Windpower
There has been some debate about whether wind turbines have a more limited shelf life than other energy technologies. However, a new study suggests that wind turbines can remain productive for up to 25 years, making wind farms an attractive long-term ...
Wind Turbines Remain Productive for Up to 25 YearsDaily Fusion
Eternal youth for turbine fleet - Onshore Wind | ReNews - Renewable Energy NewsreNews
Study: Wind turbines remain efficient for at least 25 yearsBusiness Green

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