U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced on December 12th $18.5 million in new Department of Energy (DOE) funding for an offshore wind research and development consortium that will conduct U.S.-specific research aimed at reducing the cost of offshore wind in the U.S.
Tri Global Energy, a leading U.S. originator and developer of utility-scale wind energy projects, has maintained its first-place position as the leading developer of wind energy projects under construction in Texas.
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E.ON is investing in British start-up, Kite Power Solutions, whose revolutionary technology harvests wind power by using a sail comparable to kite surfing in altitudes up to 450 meters.
U.S. Secretary of Energy and U.S. Secretary of the Interior today announced the publication of a collaborative strategic plan to continue accelerating the development of offshore wind energy in the United States, the National Offshore Wind Strategy: Facilitating the Development of the Offshore Wind Industry in the United States.
Canada can get more than one-third of its electricity from wind energy without compromising grid reliability – and at the same time realize economic and environmental benefits, says a long-anticipated wind integration study issued by the Canadian Wind Energy Association.
The 426th turbine of the Los Vientos wind power projects is now spinning and serving customers near the Rio Grande in Starr County, Texas. It marks the completion of Los Vientos IV, the last of the five area projects to begin operation. Duke Energy Renewables has installed more than 1,500 MW of wind energy in Texas, more than double its owned wind capacity in other states combined.
Being responsible for power transformation and transmission, offshore wind substations represent a strategic object in the offshore wind power generation system. Thus, ensuring their reliability and safety constitutes one of the priority tasks for the offshore wind industry.
Offshore Wind Operations and Maintenance (O&M) expenditures make up almost a quarter of the total lifetime costs of an offshore wind farm, which is higher than for similar onshore installations.
Renewable NRG Systems has completed the site-wide installation of its “TurbinePhD” condition monitoring system at the 21 MW Grant County Wind Farm in Minnesota. Originally constructed in 2010 and owned by Aspenall Energies, the project is composed of ten 2.1MW Suzlon S88 wind turbines.
Yesterday Egypt’s Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, alongside the New & Renewable Energy Authority, inaugurated the 200 MW Gulf of ElZayt Wind Farm on the west bank of the Gulf of Suez, setting a…