In the News: research and developments in renewable energy, small wind markets


In the News: research and developments in renewable energy, small wind markets

In the News: research and developments in renewable energy, small wind markets

Offshore Wind: Making an American Industry, Part 1
RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Positioned between the affluent Martha’s Vineyard to the east and the well-heeled of The Hamptons to the west, Block Island has always been more of a casual paradise, a place for blue collar workers to make summertime memories and sea-loving residents to enjoy the solitude of the other three seasons.

Invenergy Completes Three Wind-Power Projects in Poland
Bloomberg
Invenergy LLC, a closely held renewable-power developer, completed three wind farms using General Electric Co. turbines in Poland with the local company Enerco and arrange financing for four other projects.

Wind Energy Investment Update
Green Chip Stocks
If you think the UK media reports mostly anti-wind stories you could be right. But news just out could help to stem the flow of wind power criticism. Wind farms generate million for the economy and create thousands of jobs, a new UK government-backs study has found.

UK Wind Energy Industry Worth £548 million
The Energy Collective
The UK onshore wind energy industry was worth £568 million in 2011 according to a report recently published by RenewableUK and the Department of Energy and Climate Change.

Kaheawa Wind Farm Phase II Completed
The Maui Weekly
Friday, April 27, was a red-letter day for “K2,” the second phase of the Kaheawa Wind farm project built and operated by First Wind. Adding to the 20 turbines on the ridge of Ma’alaea, the last blade of the 14 newly installed wind towers was put into place, just before a visit from Public Utility Commissions (PUC)—Chairperson Hermina Morita and members Michael Champley and John Cole.
 
SNP green energy targets ‘need taller wind farms’
The Telegraph
MEG Renewables said council planners are currently reluctant to approve medium-sized developments where the turbines are more than 50m (164ft) high because they are “well outside of their comfort zone.”

EDP Renewables Reports 26% Year-Over-Year Profit  
North American Wind Power
EDP Renewables (EDPR) has announced that its electricity output increased by 18 [percent] year over year to 5.2 TWh in the first quarter (Q1) as a result of capacity growth (619 MW) over the last 12 months and an increase in the average load factor to 34%.


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