Wind Archive

31 Oct 2014

ABB to install transmission cable system for Butendiek offshore wind farm

ABB has secured a contract from the Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT to provide a subsea alternating current (AC) power transmission cable system for the 288MW Butendiek offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. CTBR –
30 Oct 2014

Construction starts on 180MW Armow Wind project in Ontario, Canada

Construction has started on the 180MW Armow Wind power project in Ontario, Canada. CTBR – News
29 Oct 2014

Vestas secures 50MW wind turbine order in China

Denmark-based Vestas has secured a 50MW wind turbine order in China from the privately held investment firm Hanas. CTBR – News
28 Oct 2014

Pakistan Wind Industry Takes Next Step Forward With GE

GE announced Monday that it would be providing 33 wind turbines to the Sapphire Wind Power farm in the southeastern Pakistani province of Sindh, located just outside the provincial capital of Karachi. The move marks GE’s first wind order
28 Oct 2014

Hydro Tasmania scraps plans for $1.76bn wind farm on King Island, Australia

Australian renewable energy firm Hydro Tasmania has scrapped plans for a A$ 2bn ($ 1.76bn) wind farm on King Island. CTBR – News
27 Oct 2014

Why Is There So Much Confusion About “Small Wind”?

Have you ever noticed energy blogs or articles about small wind turbines comparing them directly with big wind technology and solar? I am writing this article to provide a little background on where small wind turbines can
27 Oct 2014

Wind Jobs Are For Winners

Out of an obsession for alliteration, I almost made the title of this article: “Wind willy woks fo’ winners.” But I was afraid the Elmer Fudd impersonation wouldn’t come across right, or that it was simply too cartoonish
24 Oct 2014

Totally Weird Wind Turbine Could Deliver The Green For Michigan National Guard

The Michigan National Guard will test the Sheerwind INVELOX wind turbine system, which harvests low velocity wind and funnels it into a powerful stream Totally Weird Wind Turbine Could Deliver The Green For Michigan National Guard was
24 Oct 2014

Alstom to supply turbines for Pontal 2a wind farm in Brazil

Alstom has secured a contract worth about €26m from Enerplan to supply eight wind turbines for the Pontal 2a wind farm in southern Brazil. CTBR – News
23 Oct 2014

2,000 GW Of Wind Power Projected For 2030

RenewEconomy. Today’s graph of the day comes from the Global Wind Energy Outlook released on Tuesday in Beijing by the Global Wind Energy Council and Greenpeace International. It shows that wind power could reach 2,000 GW by