Recent Wind

180 MW Of Renewable Energy Projects In Pipeline In Jordan

Work on solar and wind energy projects in Jordan is likely to pick up swiftly in 2016 for companies that were awarded in projects in the recent auctions. According to media reports, two international companies are set up to start work on solar power projects, while an 80 MW wind energy project is expected to […]

India’s ReNew Power Eyes 1 GW Renewable Energy Capacity In 3 Months

Goldman Sachs-backed renewable energy projects developer ReNew Power Ventures is working aggressively to expand its market share. Local media reports have stated that ReNew Power Ventures is looking at an operational base of 1 GW within the next 3 months. A huge majority of this capacity will be based on wind energy technology. ReNew Power […]

The U.S. now has 50,000 wind turbines fighting climate change

With the recent news of nearly-zero waste cities and Costa Rica achieving 99 percent renewable energy this year, the US has a lot of catching up to do. This year marked an upswing in the production of wind energy, however, as the number of operating turbines reached 50,000 and utility-scale wind farms reached 980. Throughout […]

Innovative new wind turbine from Iceland is tough enough for the strongest gales

Iceland already runs on 100 percent renewable energy. Most of it comes from geothermal sources, but researchers have been working on ways to harness the incredibly powerful winds in the region as well. Traditional wind turbines would spin out of control in the high winds common to the small country, but one bright inventor realized […]

Busy year of construction activity ahead for British wind industry – but onshore wind faces uncertain future

RenewableUK is predicting a busy year of construction activity in onshore and offshore wind in 2016, bringing massive economic benefits across the UK. However, onshore construction work beyond next year is under severe threat of curtailment as the Government has withdrawn financial support for future projects. Onshore wind developers are set to install at least […]

EDF Renewable Services Announces Remote Monitoring Contract with ALLETE Clean Energy

EDF Renewable Services (EDF RS), the leading provider of renewable operations and maintenance services in North America, announced today it has entered into a contract with ALLETE Clean Energy (ACE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALLETE, Inc. (NYSE:ALE), to provide 24/7/365 remote monitoring and turbine resets for five of its wind projects located in Oregon, Iowa, […]

Big leap in clean electricity generated by wind

RenewableUK is highlighting official Government statistics published today which show the increasingly central role that wind is playing in the UK’s energy mix. The quarterly figures, released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change, show that in July to September, the amount of electricity generated by offshore wind increased by 52% compared to the […]

Year in Review: Celebrating Wind Energy and Water Power

Renewable energy from wind and water had a big year in 2015. The wind industry continues to grow the American clean energy economy one megawatt at a time, and this past year, the price of wind energy reached an all-time low. Similarly, hydropower made strides with its HydroNEXT initiative to lower cost, improve performance, and […]

American wind power breezes past 70-gigawatt milestone

American wind power just passed the 70 gigawatt (GW) mark, meaning enough wind turbine capacity is now installed to supply over 19 million typical American homes with low-cost electricity. The announcement comes as political leaders from around the world, including the U.S., reached a historic agreement this month to reduce carbon pollution, further increasing the […]

U.S. wind industry leaders praise multi-year extension of tax credits

By voting to pass the 2016 budget today, which includes a multi-year extension of the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) and Investment Tax Credit (ITC), Congress secured stability for 73,000 American wind industry workers across all 50 states and private investors helping to grow American wind power. “We’re going to keep this American wind […]