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Fires Are A Major Cause Of Wind Farm Failure According To

Fires Are A Major Cause Of Wind Farm Failure, According To New Research

Colin Smith, Imperial College London Fire is the second leading cause of accidents in wind turbines, after blade failure, according to new research. Wind farming is one of the leading industries in the renewable energy sector. However, the...

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2014-07-21 08:24:01

Company Part of Team Awarded $5.5 Million Contract From U.S. Army Corps of Engineers PIPESTONE, Minn., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Juhl Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: JUHL, the "Company"), a leading provider of Clean Energy Solutions and the Leader in Community Wind Power, is pleased to announce today that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has awarded a $5.5 million contract to the team of Juhl Energy, Inc. (MN.), Aegis Renewable Energy (VT.), and Icenogle Construction...

2014-06-26 16:22:26

TÉMISCOUATA-SUR-LE-LAC, QC, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Boralex Inc. ("Boralex") and Témiscouata Regional County Municipality ("RCM") have closed a $64.1 million financing for the Témiscouata I wind farm. At the same time, Boralex has closed a $142.7 million financing for Témiscouata II wind farm. "Completion of financing for the two Témiscouata wind farms is an important step in the development of these projects. Along with the RCM, Boralex has managed to successfully...

2014-06-24 23:14:05

The Subsea Company launches 16 innovative BOP Drift Variations in accordance with API 16A, Third Edition that will reduce risk. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The Subsea Company has been busy innovating tomorrow’s standards with a recent launch of 16 standard drifts, designed in accordance with API 16A, Third Edition. Many companies are using these drifts to satisfy API 53 requirements as a worst-case safe guard in order to meet compliance and improve overall performance. The Subsea...

2014-06-24 16:22:17

DALLAS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tri Global Energy, LLC, the developer of utility-scale community wind power projects, has announced that interests held by project partner, Floyd County Wind Farm, LLC, in a joint wind project development with Westerly Wind LLC, has been sold to Westerly South Plains, LLC. Westerly South Plains has in turn entered into an agreement with a subsidiary of First Wind Holdings LLC, which will acquire, construct and operate the project. The Floyd...

2014-05-24 23:00:20

Looking for an eco-friendly energy source? Seabase.org launches new website to help home owners install eco-friendly wind turbines. (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 Wind turbines have long been used by industries to contribute to energy generation and to lower energy costs. Cheap and powerful, wind turbines are becoming easier to install and maintain, making them a cost effect energy source for most industries. Due to the recent improvements in wind turbine technology, the benefits that can be...

2014-05-08 20:22:18

MANDEVILLE, La., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Department of Energy has announced three offshore wind farm projects to receive up to $47 million in US government funding grants over the next four years to advance offshore wind technology and pave the way for the United States' first offshore wind developments. Louisiana-based Keystone Engineering Inc. has been selected to supply the engineering and design works for its patented Inward Battered Guide Structure, or "twisted...

2014-05-08 16:30:03

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2014-05-08 12:23:51

Company Continues Emphasis of Acquiring Quality Renewable Energy Assets; Portfolio Will Now Include 5 Projects in Minnesota and Iowa PIPESTONE, Minn., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Juhl Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: JUHL, the "Company"), a leading provider of clean energy solutions and a leader in community wind power development, announced today that the Company, through its Juhl Renewable Assets, Inc. ("JRAI") division, recently reached a definitive agreement to acquire two operating wind...

2014-05-07 16:22:58

- Department of Energy providing funds for innovative design RICHMOND, Va., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power has been awarded an additional $47 million from the United States Department of Energy (DOE) to help fund the construction of a 12-megawatt demonstration project, consisting of two 6-megawatt offshore wind turbines on innovative substructures that will produce enough electricity to power up to 3,000 homes. "This was a highly competitive process and we...

2014-05-06 12:21:51

DALLAS, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Subsea Pumps Market by Type (Helico-Axial, ESP, Centrifugal, Twin-Screw, Hybrid, Counter-Axial), by Application (Subsea Boosting, Subsea Injection, Subsea Separation, Subsea Gas Compression) & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018", defines and segments the Subsea Pumps Market with the analysis and forecast of the global revenue. Browse 63 market data tables with 32 figures spread through 171 pages and...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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