Wind Archive

2 Aug 2014

AMSC unveils 2MW turbine for low wind speed regions

Energy technology firm AMSC has introduced a new 2MW turbine, with a 113m rotor, designed for low wind speed regions. CTBR – News
1 Aug 2014

Statkraft to sell 49% stake in UK onshore wind power portfolio

Norwegian state owned electricity firm Statkraft has agreed to sell a 49% interest in its UK onshore wind power portfolio to Gingko Tree Investment. CTBR – News
1 Aug 2014

Centrica, DONG Energy scrap Irish Sea offshore wind development plans

Centrica and DONG Energy have jointly decided to stop wind farms development in the Irish Sea Zone through their joint venture (JV), Celtic Array. CTBR – News
31 Jul 2014

How To Power California With Wind, Wave, & Solar Energy

With a population of over 38 million and rising, California has often been deemed of sufficient size to almost be considered a nation-state of its own. The Golden State’s GDP is on par with many countries, and
30 Jul 2014

German onshore wind power market surges in H1 2014

The onshore wind power market in Germany saw a 66% increase in the first half of 2014 with 1,723MW of new capacity bringing the total to 35,389MW by the end of June, according to data from two
30 Jul 2014

Wind Energy Beats Nuclear & Carbon Capture For Global Warming Mitigation

There’s an enduring myth related to wind energy and nuclear energy that needs to be put to bed. That myth is that only nuclear can be scaled to sufficient capacity to reduce the impacts of global warming,
30 Jul 2014

Iberdrola starts turbine installation at 202MW Baffin wind farm in Texas

Spanish energy firm Iberdrola has started turbine installation work at the 202MW Baffin wind farm in Texas, US. CTBR – News
29 Jul 2014

Enel Green Power begins construction of 50MW wind farm in Uruguay

Italian renewable energy developer Enel Green Power has commenced the construction of a $ 98m wind power project in eastern Uruguay. CTBR – News
28 Jul 2014

Half The Price Of Coal & Natural Gas: Wind Power In Denmark

The cheapest form of new electricity in Denmark will be onshore wind power when new turbines become operational in 2016, according to a new analysis by the country’s government. The price has been estimated to be about
28 Jul 2014

Siemens Energy to supply turbines for Westermeerwind wind project in Netherlands

Siemens Energy has secured a contract to supply 48 wind turbines for the 144MW Westermeerwind project in the Netherlands. CTBR – News