Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘wind’

Northern Power 100 Turbine Powers Innovative Microgrid in Hawaii

Northern Power 100 Turbine Powers Innovative Microgrid in Hawaii

Several farmers in North Kohala, Hawaii, are now benefitting from an innovative off-grid water-pumping system powered by a Northern Power NPS 100 wind turbine. Like many others in remote locations and island communities, North Kohala farmers have been searching for an alternative to using polluting, expensive diesel fuel to generate electricity. This microgrid project, known as SkyGrid Energy, marks the growing trend of turning to affordable, clean, renewable wind energy as the solution. The NPS 100 wind turbine is specifically designed to support microgrids with its sophisticated voltage controls and no inrush current, thereby relieving stress to the system.

Green Auto News: Wind-Powered Car Travels 3,000 Miles Across Australia For $15

Green Auto News: Wind-Powered Car Travels 3,000 Miles Across Australia For $15

A lightweight car called the Wind Explorer recently traveled a whopping 3,000 miles across Australia with the assistance of wind power at a cost of only $15. The wind powered vehicle was built by Evonik as a demonstration of its battery and lightweight materials technologies. The vehicle is currently on display at the company’s headquarters. [...]

Green Investments: Alternative Energy Investing for 2013

Green Investments: Alternative Energy Investing for 2013

2013 is poised to be an exciting year for alternative energy investors. Despite the conflagration solar had in 2012 we see opportunities there, as well as in wind and energy efficiency. This article also reveals why 2013 is shaping up to be a good year for the stock market in general, and alternative energy in [...]

The Cost of Clean Energy: The ABC’s of Solar and Wind Project Finance

The Cost of Clean Energy: The ABC’s of Solar and Wind Project Finance

 Although financing comes in all shapes and sizes for wind, solar, and other renewable energy projects, there are basic ingredients that investors use for evaluation. The following items are generally required for due diligence after an initial review of a project to see if it is within the general scope of an investor’s parameters. It [...]

Wind Energy Solutions: Domestic Wind Power System Considerations

Wind Energy Solutions: Domestic Wind Power System Considerations

We all know that wind turbines generate electricity by harnessing the power of the wind to turn blades and a rotor, producing clean and green energy to help reduce the effects of climate change. Commercial wind turbines are starting to become a more common sight, but domestic systems are another option and could possibly save [...]

Five myths about wind energy

Five myths about wind energy

  The installation of wind farms for the production of renewable energy is continually growing. US, EU and China, the three major players in this industry have very aggressive plans for the next 10-20 years. As the wind energy industry grows, the myths surrounding wind energy also increase. The 5 most important myths are summarized [...]

Wind Industry an Overlooked Remedy to Cleveland’s Manufacturing Woes

Wind Industry an Overlooked Remedy to Cleveland’s Manufacturing Woes

Wind Industry an Overlooked Remedy to Cleveland’s Manufacturing Woes In a recent heartfelt editorial, Leon Bibb, a news anchor for newsnet5 in Cleveland, Ohio, wrote about visiting an abandoned factory where his uncle once worked and “sitting on the front porch of our Cleveland home, watching the men, carrying their lunch boxes, come home from [...]


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