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US Researchers Look To Offshore Wind Farms
2012-03-22 05:00:47

Two extensive, parallel studies were released this week on the impact and advantageous planning of offshore wind power facilities on the Northeast United States coast. Wind is consistent in near-shore environments, driven by frequent shifts in temperatures between land and water. Offshore wind farms could play a large role in meeting future power needs without adding to pollution issues inherent to fossil fuel and nuclear power plants. The Northeast Coast in particular has a combination...

2011-12-19 13:45:00

Wind Energy Update: The renewable energy sector is quickly turning into a profitable business: in 2010 investment in the renewable energy projects exceeded the ones in fossil fuel demonstrating a new trend in investorsâ strategy. LONDON (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 Wind Energy Update reports offshore wind, with its incomparably high energy production per hour witnessed important developments during 2011: RWE - The fifth largest utility company in Europe, with 3 offshore wind...

2011-07-15 00:00:36

Wind Energy Update: Unless an offshore wind farm is optimally designed, even the most powerful offshore wind turbine will under-perform. While there will always be a trade-off between turbine performance losses and wind farm lay-out cost savings, the trick is knowing how to strike the right balance, says Wind Energy Update's 2011 Offshore Wind Installation and Construction Report. London (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 Unless an offshore wind farm is optimally designed, even the most powerful...

2011-06-21 06:00:00

DUBLIN, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading offshore wind developer, Mainstream Renewable Power, today announced its Board level membership of the U.S. Offshore Wind Development Coalition. The company, which is already actively developing over 7,600MW of offshore wind projects in Europe, recently expressed an interest in developing a major wind farm as part of New Jersey's offshore wind program. Mainstream, which is headed by former Airtricity CEO Eddie O'Connor, has...

2011-03-07 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, March 7 /PRNewswire/ - Finavera Renewables Inc. ('Finavera Renewables' or the 'Company') (TSX-V: FVR) is pleased to announce the Company's 77 megawatt (MW) Wildmare and 47 MW Tumbler Ridge Wind Energy Projects have successfully passed the screening stage of the British Columbia Environmental Assessment process. These projects are two of the Company's four projects that were each awarded 25 year power purchase agreements from BC Hydro in March, 2010.  This milestone is on...

2010-12-14 09:41:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Wind, a leader in wind measurement systems for the wind energy industry, made its 30th year in business its strongest ever, with record growth, new products and a major expansion of sales channels worldwide. Second Wind surpassed its 10,000th shipment of the Nomad 2 wind resource data logger in June 2010, making it one of the most widely used wind data solutions of its kind globally. Nomad loggers are now deployed on seven...

2010-12-02 00:00:49

State-by-State Analysis Tallies Up to 6 Gigawatts of Atlantic Offshore Wind Projects 40 Groups Join Network to Speed Responsible Offshore Wind Washington, DC (Vocus) December 1, 2010 Up and down the Atlantic Coast, states and offshore wind developers are making significant progress in advancing offshore projects, according to a new report. The report finds up to six gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind projects have been proposed along the Atlantic Coast - the equivalent of about five...

2010-04-22 03:00:00

WARSAW, Poland, April 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- It takes on average 42 months to get a building consent for a wind farm in the EU, with Italy, Belgium and the UK among the quickest countries and Spain and Portugal among the slowest. These findings were disclosed by the EU-funded project, Wind Barriers, coordinated by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). The time needed for onshore wind farm planning applications ranges across the EU from less than 10 months to well over 50....


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