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September 03, 2015
Researchers find way for eagles and wind turbines to coexist
Waterloob, Canada (SPX) Aug 31, 2015
Collisions with wind turbines kill about 100 golden eagles a year in some locations, but a new study that maps both potential wind-power sites and nesting patterns of the birds reveals sweet spots, where potential for wind power is greatest with a lower threat to nesting eagles. Brad Fedy, a professor in the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo, and Jason Tack, a PhD student at Colorado State University, took nesting data from a variety of areas across Wyoming, and created models u ... read more
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North Dakota plans more wind power capacity
In parallel with the White House, North Dakota said it was planning to connect a 43-turbine wind farm to the grid as part of an "all of the above" strategy. ... more

European Funding brings ZephIR 300 wind lidar to Malta
The University of Malta has successfully brought wind lidar technology to the country, with funding from an EU Project. The industry's single most validated wind lidar, ZephIR 300, will be utilised ... more

New technology could reduce wind energy costs
Engineers from the University of Sheffield have developed a novel technique to predict when bearings inside wind turbines will fail which could make wind energy cheaper. The method, published ... more


Study finds price of wind energy in US at an all-time low
Wind energy pricing is at an all-time low, according to a new report released by the U.S. Department of Energy and prepared by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). The prices offere ... more


U.S. claims No. 2 position in global wind power
Reports from the U.S. Energy Department finds gains in the domestic wind power sector means the country is the No. 2 in the world for wind-generated capacity. ... more
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Impax Asset Management: fund sells French wind farm
Impax Asset Management has announced that a fund managed by the Company has agreed and signed the sale of a 13.8MW wind farm in Picardie with the Swiss utility BKW. The Impax fund purchased th ... more

Prysmian secures contract for offshore wind farm inter-array cables
Prysmian Group has been awarded contracts by Nobelwind NV, an offshore wind farm developer, to supply wind turbine inter array cables for the Bligh Bank 2 offshore wind farm, located off the coast o ... more
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Wind energy provides 8 percent of Europe's electricity
EU's grid connected cumulative capacity in 2014 reached 129 GW, meeting 8% of European electricity demand, equivalent to the combined annual consumption of Belgium, the Netherlands, Greece and Irela ... more

Rhode Island to get offshore wind farm
Construction of the United States' first offshore wind farm, an installation of five turbines near Rhode Island's Block Island, has begun. ... more

Siting wind farms more quickly, cheaply
When a power company wants to build a new wind farm, it generally hires a consultant to make wind speed measurements at the proposed site for eight to 12 months. Those measurements are correlated wi ... more
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Galapagos airport evolves to renewable energy only
The Galapagos islands are known, of course, for those lumbering, giant tortoises and as the inspiration for Darwin's theory of evolution. ... more

Can you actually hear 'inaudible' sound?
Are wind farms harmful to humans? Some believe so, others refute this; this controversial topic makes emotions run high. To give the debate more objectivity, an international team of experts dealt w ... more
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Amazon to build North Carolina wind farm
The first utility-scale wind farm in North Carolina is part of a broader effort to reduce the carbon footprint, an arm of online retailer Amazon announced. ... more

Con Edison Development Continues to Build Its Wind Power Portfolio
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Green shoots for Aussie renewables as Ararat Wind Farm moves ahead
A major contract for a $450 million wind farm in Victoria shows the enthusiasm among investors for Australian renewable energy is strong following the vote to amend the Renewable Energy Target (RET) ... more

Viaducts with wind turbines, the new renewable energy source
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Scotland plans emergency wind energy talks
Scotland announced plans to hold an emergency summit in early July to discuss a British decision to end government support for the onshore wind industry. ... more
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Winds of change as Ethiopia harnesses green power
The wind blows hard over Adama, a range of rocky hills in Ethiopia's highlands that provide the perfect location for one of the continent's largest wind farms. ... more

Successful Commissioning Of HelWin2 HVDC Grid Connection
Prysmian Group has announced the successful commissioning of the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) offshore grid connection project HelWin2 realised off the North Sea coast of Germany in a contract ... more
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