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2014-02-25 08:25:30

Transaction Structured to Return Approximately 30% of the Company's Equity to its Shareholders PIPESTONE, Minn., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Juhl Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: JUHL, the "Company"), a leading provider of Clean Energy Solutions and the Leader in Community Wind Power, today announced that the Company has recently completed an agreement with Vision Opportunity Master Fund, Ltd. ("Vision") to repurchase all of the Juhl Energy, Inc. Series A and B Preferred stock currently held...

2014-02-21 23:04:50

Geometrics Inc. recently sold a new P-Cable ultra high-resolution 3D seismic streamer system to NCS Subsea for it's SAFE-BAND venture with Geotrace and Spec Partners. The purpose of the multi-client project is to obtain detailed data regarding safety-related geohazards in the Gulf of Mexico. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Geometrics, Inc., a provider of geophysical data acquisition equipment, today announced that NCS SubSea, a provider of marine navigation and geoscience...

2014-02-19 12:22:55

DALLAS, February 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pentalum Technologies (http://www.pentalum.com), a developer and manufacturer of the SpiDAR wind LiDAR, for resource assessment and wind turbine control has hired Mr. Grant Qualley to act as General Manager - The Americas. Grant Qualley will be managing Pentalum's sales, operations and customers support activities in the US, Canada and South America. Grant holds a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology, Minor in Mathematics from...

2014-02-18 08:24:05

LONDON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: World Subsea Hardware Market Forecast 2013-2017 Subsea Hardware spend forecast to double to $124 billion Douglas-Westwood forecast spend during 2013-2017 to double to $124 billion compared to the preceding five-year period. Deepwater activity is booming in the 'Golden Triangle'; Brazil, West Africa and the Gulf of Mexico, which is forecast to account for 44% of total subsea hardware...

2014-02-05 16:23:10

2013 - An Exceptional Year for Canada OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) today released its 2013 market statistics, showing global wind energy capacity has tripled over the past five years to reach a total of 318,137 MW. Despite slower growth rates in some countries, the amount of wind energy installed around the world still rose by over 12 per cent in 2013. Canada recorded exceptionally strong growth in 2013 with a record of close to 1,600 MW...

2014-01-28 23:00:34

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Wind Turbine Rotor Blades – Global Market Size, Average Price, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020” to its store; China to Power Ahead as Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Market Leader for Foreseeable Future. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 The report “Wind Turbine Rotor Blades – Global Market Size, Average Price, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020” provides clear understanding and deep insights into the global...

2014-01-22 16:21:45

DUBLIN, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c3h9cw/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Wind Turbine Tower Industry Report 2013" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c3h9cw/global_and ]report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report first provides an overview of the industry including definitions, classifications,...

2014-01-20 12:20:23

ST-JOHN'S, Jan. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) is investing $2.4 million in 11 research and development (R&D) projects that capitalize on Newfoundland and Labrador's proximity to a harsh, ocean environment. The total value of the research projects is more than $7.9 million, including investments from the private sector and federal funding agencies. "Living and working in a harsh operating environment challenges us to find innovative ways to...

2014-01-14 16:21:21

New edition addresses challenges of complex sites, accepts remote-sensing data, and expands environmental analysis capabilities ALBANY, N.Y., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AWS Truepower, LLC, an international leader in renewable energy consulting and information services, announced a major upgrade to its openWind Enterprise wind project design and optimization software. Among other features, the new edition incorporates the latest IEC recommendations on effects of turbulence and shear on...

Study Shows Wind Power Can Cause Power Grid Problems, Offers Solution
2014-01-02 16:26:12

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Increasing the use of wind power generation may make the power grid more fragile, according to research published online in IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. Researchers from North Carolina State University and Johns Hopkins University found that increasing wind power generation makes the power grid more susceptible to disruptions. However, while the study revealed the potential problem wind power brings, the team also was able to...


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