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The Prince of Wales has revealed his support of wind-powered energy for the first time

Prince Charles endorses wind power in new film at Sundance Festival (From: The Telegraph)

In a new film highlighting his environmental work, Prince Charles spoke of supporting “the commitment to working with nature’s freely-given forms and clean energy” and hailed Germany’s enthusiastic approach to wind-powered energy.

Sponsor@16.05.2012 10:38 | Comments (6)

EWEA annual event broke records this year.

EWEA 2012 Annual Event (From: EWEA)

Europe's premier wind energy event broke a new record this year. With over 10,250 participants and 12,000m2 of exhibition space housing more than 500 exhibitors, it is the biggest and busiest EWEA Annual Event to date. Read all the event news direct from EWEA.

Sponsor@21.04.2012 06:22 | Comments (2)

Figures showing public support for wind energy published

Wind power: new poll finds 66% of UK public in favour (From: The Guardian)

Overall, 66% of Britons were in favour and just 8% against when asked: "to what extent are you in favour of or opposed to the use of wind power in the UK"

Sponsor@20.04.2012 11:13 | Comments (0)

Europe's Premier Wind Energy Event

EWEA 2012 Annual Event (From: EWEA)

16 - 19 April 2012 Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

Sponsor@12.04.2012 14:49 | Comments (0)

Acciona wins first Brazilian contract

Acciona enters Brazil market (From: WindPower Monthly)

Spanish turbine manufacturer Acciona Windpower has entered the Brazilian wind market with an order for 40 of its 3MW wind turbines.

Sponsor@11.04.2012 12:53 | Comments (2)

EU wind power industry: 520,000 employed by 2020

EU wind power industry: 520,000 employed by 2020 (From: reve)

More than half a million people will be working for the wind energy industry in Europe by 2020.

Sponsor@11.04.2012 12:46 | Comments (0)

Eight new off shore wind farms came into operation in 2009

In Europe, offshore wind farm increased by 54% (From: yourrenewablenews.com)

According to the EWEA - 577 MW added off shore wind power capacity in 2009, which is 54% more than the 377MW added in 2008. This year a further 10 wind farms are due for completion adding an expected 1000 MW.

sal-windig@01.02.2010 06:17 | Comments (5)

Acciona installs the highest wind power capacity in Spain during 2009

ACCIONA increased its wind power capacity in Spain by 49% in 2009 (From: yourrenewablenews.com)

ACCIONA increased its attributable wind power capacity in Spain by 1,308 MW in 2009 to almost 4,000 MW. Strengthening the company's prominent position in the ranking of wind power asset owners in Spain, with a market share of 20.9%.

sal-windig@01.02.2010 06:10 | Comments (3)

The 5 wind farms have a combined capacity of 46 MW.

Iberdrola Renovables Starts Up Five Wind Farms in France (From: yourrenewablenews.com)

The start up of these five new plants reinforces IBERDROLA RENOVABLES’ presence in France, which after Spain and the UK, has become the company's second largest European operation

Sponsor@27.01.2010 03:19 | Comments (9)

GE to supply wind turbines for the 845MW Shepherds Flat project in Oregon.

GE gets $1.4-B contract for largest US wind farm (From: mb.com.ph)

GE has received a $1.4 billion contract from independent power producer Caithness Energy. The Shepherds Flat project marks the US debut and largest single global order of GE’s 2.5xl wind turbines. In total 338 turbines will be installed in 2011 and 2012.

Sponsor@27.01.2010 03:16 | Comments (1)

Potential for 4,400 MW worth of wind turbine capacity

East power goal: 20% wind by 2024 (From: Delaware Online)

New report believes Wind power could meet 20 percent or more of electricity demand in the eastern United States by 2024.

millennium@22.01.2010 01:52 | Comments (1)

3 wind turbines cut diesel use at Scott Base and McMurdo Station by 11 per cent

McCully opens Antarctic wind farm (From: nzherald.co.nz)

A wind farm on Ross Island in Antarctica is expected to cut diesel use by nearly 500,000 litres a year at Scott Base and McMurdo Station. The wind farm has now been officially opened by foreign minister Murray McCully.

millennium@22.01.2010 01:50 | Comments (1)

Boost for Ontario's steelmakers

Steel stands to benefit from wind power deal (From: thespec.com)

Samsung Group will buy up to 250,000 tons from Ontario's steelmakers to build wind farms across the province, and will take advantage of tax incentives to use Ontario steel.

millennium@22.01.2010 01:44 | Comments (1)

Boost for Ontario's steelmakers

Steel stands to benefit from wind power deal (From: thespec.com)

Samsung Group will buy up to 250,000 tons from Ontario's steelmakers to build wind farms across the province, and will take advantage of tax incentives to use Ontario steel.

millennium@22.01.2010 01:44 | Comments (1)

Potential for 4,400 MW worth of wind turbine capacity

East power goal: 20% wind by 2024 (From: Delaware Online)

New report believes Wind power could meet 20 percent or more of electricity demand in the eastern United States by 2024.

millennium@22.01.2010 01:39 | Comments (1)

Could 12,000 wind jobs really be created in Ohio?

Industries ready to ride the wind (From: Akron Beacon Journal)

Around the world, wind is a booming, $40 billion-a-year industry that is growing at 30 percent a year, energy expert Richard Stuebi of the Cleveland Foundation said. ''It's the biggest, fastest-growing industry on the planet . . . and everyone wants to be part of it,'' he said."

Martha@11.01.2010 01:54 | Comments (1)

UK is looking to wind for some big investment

Wind farms: Generating power and jobs? (From: BBC)

Prime Minister Gordon Brown is launching a £100bn programme to build thousands of offshore wind farms.

Martha@08.01.2010 02:32 | Comments (1)

ShirlySun

Wind Energy Asia (CWEE2010) (From: Wind)

Dear Marketing Manager, How are you! My name is Shirly Sun, from: The 4th China(Shanghai)International Wind Energy Exhibition & Conference 2010 Offshore Wind Shanghai Expo 2010 Venue:Shanghai New International Expo Center Time:27-29 April,2010 We warmly welcome you to participate this event. Kindly if you can give us a reply. Thanks! I am Looking forward to hearing from you. Kind regards Shirly Sun CWEE2010 Chinese Wind Energy Equipment Association CWEE2010 / Offshore Wind Shanghai Expo 2010 Tel:+86-013817410089 Fax:+86-21-68641569 E-mail:shirlysun@dr-expo.com.cn / cwee@yahoo.cn / cwee2010@gmail.com www.cwee.com.cn

ShirlySun@30.12.2009 23:17 | Comments (1)

ShirlySun

CWEE2010 (From: Wind)

Dear Marketing Manager, How are you! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!! My name is Shirly Sun, from: The 4th China(Shanghai)International Wind Energy Exhibition & Conference 2010 Offshore Wind Shanghai Expo 2010 Venue:Shanghai New International Expo Center Time:27-29 April,2010 We warmly welcome you to participate this event. Kindly if you can give us a reply. Thanks! I am Looking forward to hearing from you. Kind regards Shirly Sun CWEE2010 Chinese Wind Energy Equipment Association CWEE2010 / Offshore Wind Shanghai Expo 2010 Tel:+86-013817410089 Fax:+86-21-68641569 E-mail:shirlysun@dr-expo.com.cn / cwee@yahoo.cn / cwee2010@gmail.com www.cwee.com.cn

ShirlySun@30.12.2009 23:16 | Comments (1)

£42 million of investment secured by Subocean Group

Wind-farm investment boost for Aberdeen firm (From: TimesOnLine)

Subocean Group work specialises in laying seabed cables between offshore turbines and to the shore.

PalmSprings@21.12.2009 06:53 | Comments (0)

Brazil to install its first industrial wind turbine assembly facility

Alstom enters the Brazilian wind power market via installation of a wind turbine assembly factory in Bahia (From: Reve)

The new facility, based in Bahia, will be dedicated to the assembly of wind turbines with an annual capacity of up to 300 MW per year. The estimated investment is R$ 50 million (approximately €20 million).

PalmSprings@21.12.2009 06:40 | Comments (1)

BWEA changes name to RenewableUK

The Association will now be called RenewableUK. The blue logo consisting of three wavy lines will be replaced by the ‘green spark’ logo. (From: BWEA press release)

The new name and logo will enable us to become more instantly recognised, more memorable and stronger in terms of identity and perceived purpose.” Maria McCaffery MBE, BWEA Chief Executive

admin@19.12.2009 02:03 | Comments (1)

1800 blades for Samsungs new line of 2.5 MW turbines

LM Glasfiber lands 5-year wind deal with Samsung (From: Associated Press)

Glasfiber expects to produce enough blades for 600 turbines for Samsung Heavy Industries Ltd.

Martha@19.12.2009 01:35 | Comments (0)

Milestone reached in Maine as 100th turbine erected

Contractor's 100th windmill goes up in Maine (From: Google.com)

The first 100 wind turbines took about three years to bring online, but the next 100 should be operating in no more than two years.

PalmSprings@16.12.2009 23:16 | Comments (1)

320 turbine farm granted permission

California's largest wind power projects has been approved by Kern County (From: Reve)

Turbines in the mountains between Tehachapi and Mojave could generate up to 800 megawatts.

PalmSprings@16.12.2009 23:13 | Comments (1)

All press conferences from the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen

15th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) (From: Cop15)

COP15 has the full list of all press conferences from the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen at this one place.

Sponsor@15.12.2009 02:50 | Comments (1)

10 Chinese wind farms stripped of carbon financing

UN wind farm decision unfair, irresponsible -China (From: Reuters UK)

The executive board of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change ruled that the 10 projects contravened the key principle of "additionality".

sal-windig@15.12.2009 02:45 | Comments (0)

Canada’s first offshore wind energy project takes a big step forward

B.C. approves huge wind-farm sites (From: Calgary Herald)

"The project will play an important role in helping the province reach its goal of becoming electricity self-sufficient by 2016, while also providing major economic benefits to B.C.'s north-coast communities," said Paul Taylor, NaiKun Wind's president and CEO.

sal-windig@15.12.2009 02:42 | Comments (0)

Siemens receives 128 million euro order

Siemens to connect London Array to power grid (From: GreenBang)

Set for completion in 2012, the London Array is expected to have a total generating capacity of 630 megawatts and could eventually be expanded to up to 1,000 megawatts, or 1 gigawatt. That capacity could provide enough electricity for 750,000 British households, or about one-fourth of the population of Greater London.

FutureHope@15.12.2009 02:33 | Comments (0)

FULL selection of all press conferences during Copenhagen Climate Conference

United Nations Climate Change Conference - Copenhagen 7-18 Dec 2009 (From: United Nations)

All LIVE and recorded press conferences from Copenhagen Climate Conference are available for viewing at this one link. COP15 is SO well organised - hopefully the end result will be just as good.

Martha@10.12.2009 03:26 | Comments (1)

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