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2014-10-05 23:01:14

While the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act established incentives for renewable energy development and state governments also implemented favorable clean-energy policies, industry revenue fell during the five years to 2014, due to uncertainties regarding the extension of the PTC; moreover, in the five years to 2019, the industry is expected to further decline, as a result of continued uncertainty regarding the PTC extension. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has...

2014-10-02 12:24:11

The modular design of Winergy's HybridDrive minimizes the complexity and the cost of service for wind energy producers MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of gearboxes for the wind energy market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Winergy with the 2013 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Differentiation Excellence. Winergy's HybridDrive drivetrain with its higher torque-to-weight ratio, as well as lower length and mass, diminishes the...

2014-09-23 16:22:47

LONDON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Wind Energy O&M O&M is crucial in any wind energy system and is still quite capital intensive. This is because the use of wind energy does not require fuel expenses; therefore, the expenditure for the equipment represents the main component cost. An adequate O&M is necessary to protect the equipment to keep them running during their expected lifetime. Good O&M practices can optimize the profitability of wind farms, thereby...

2014-09-22 12:33:02

DUBLIN, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Wind Turbine Casting Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Wind Turbine Casting Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global wind turbine casting industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry...

2014-09-17 08:22:45

MarketOptimizer.org adds new report "Wind Turbine Gearbox and Direct-Drive Systems, 2014 Update - Global Market Size, Gearbox Refurbishments, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020" to its store. DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Wind Turbine Gearbox and Direct-Drive Systems, 2014 Update - Global Market Size, Gearbox Refurbishments, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020" is the latest report, the industry analysis specialists that offer...

2014-09-14 12:20:31

DALLAS, Sept. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "2014 Market Research Report on Global Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Industry" and "2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Wind Turbine Casting Industry" reports to its research database. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140912/145717 "2014 Market Research Report on Global Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Industry" is a professional and in-depth research report on the China Vertical Axis Wind Turbine...

2014-08-29 23:02:12

SD School of Mines professor Sangchul Bang is making history by designing suction pile foundations for what will be the world's largest windmill on a 2,500-megawatt (MW) wind farm in the Yellow Sea off the shores of South Korea. Rapid City, S.D. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Off the shores of South Korea, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology professor Sangchul Bang is making history. Designing suction pile foundations for a 2,500-megawatt (MW) wind farm, his nearly $200,000...

2014-08-19 16:25:18

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:World Market Update 2013https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2063494/World-Market-Update-2013.htmlInternational Wind Energy Development Forecast 2014-2018The BTM wind report, World Market Update 2013, published by Navigant Research, is the 19th edition of this annual wind energy market report. The report includes more than 70 tables, charts and graphs illustrating global wind market...

wind turbine fires
2014-07-21 03:00:15

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 industry faces a number of challenges, such as opposition by wind farm lobbyists. Today’s research suggests that incidents of wind turbines catching fire are a big problem that is not currently being fully reported. Researchers from Imperial...

2014-07-18 16:20:37

Major Step Forward for Radar-Activated Lighting for Wind Farms NEW YORK, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Laufer Wind (http://www.lauferwind.com) today announced the successful demonstration of its Aircraft Detection Sight Solution (ADSS), the first-ever trial against a radar-activated obstruction lighting system on a wind farm in the U.S. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) participated in the trial. Laufer...


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