Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘wind energy news’

Wind Energy News: Spanish downturn a disaster for green energy

Wind Energy News: Spanish downturn a disaster for green energy

Spain’s wind turbine manufacturers are laying off workers and farmers who installed solar panels are facing ruin as austerity policies afflict the long-coddled green energy sector.

Interior Department Approves Up To 4GW Of New Renewable Energy Projects

Interior Department Approves Up To 4GW Of New Renewable Energy Projects

DOE has been considered the catalyst of renewables in America, but two major announcements by the Interior Department may have just served notice it could be the real driver of clean energy growth during President Obama’s second term.

WInd Energy News: Experts say interest in wind energy on rise

WInd Energy News: Experts say interest in wind energy on rise

Electricity generated by wind farms powered more than 350,000 Pennsylvania homes last year, and that number is expected to grow. “There’s demand,” said Titus North, executive director of Squirrel Hill-based Citizen Power. Citizen Power teamed with TriEagle Energy in August 2011 to offer renewable wind electricity service to residential customers. By the end of last [...]

Wind Energy News: Increasing the Efficiency of Wind Turbine Blades

Wind Energy News: Increasing the Efficiency of Wind Turbine Blades

To ensure wind turbines that are big in size work in a better manner, a new kind of air-flow technology may soon be introduced. Apart from other aspects, it will focus on efficiency of blades used in the wind turbines. The technology will help in increasing the efficiency of these turbines under various wind conditions. [...]

Prairie grouse could hamper wind energy growth

Prairie grouse could hamper wind energy growth

A little prairie grouse could give the wind energy industry big fits. Should the lesser prairie chicken become listed as threatened or endangered — and it’s close now — there would be significant restrictions on companies hoping to plant towering turbines across a five-state region believed to have some of the nation’s best wind energy [...]

Report: Minnesota should capitalize on wind energy

Report: Minnesota should capitalize on wind energy

Minnesota can capitalize on wind energy and spark job growth in a down economy with the right amount of government support, according to a recent report by think tank Minnesota 2020. Minnesota, the fourth largest provider of wind energy in the nation, could create more than 2,200 jobs and generate about $9 billion in economic [...]

Green Energy Technologies’ First WindCube(R) Rooftop Wind Turbine Enters Service

Green Energy Technologies’ First WindCube(R) Rooftop Wind Turbine Enters Service

In a ribbon-cutting ceremony today, Green Energy Technologies LLC, Ohio’s only OEM wind turbine manufacturer, unveiled the first commercially installed WindCube(R), now in service on the roof of the new Crown Battery Renewable Energy Center in Port Clinton’s Lake Erie Business Park. Based on initial site analysis and testing, at winds of 14 mph it [...]


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