Monthly Archives: November 2015

A micro wind project in Scotland has generated enough funding to proceed

  A micro wind project called the Fetlar Wind Project, located in Scotland, has secured the proper funding to proceed with installation.   The micro wind farm will consist of two 25kW wind turbines on 20m high towers which will … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on November 30, 2015 |

Transformed wind energy and solar power to fuel Audi cars

  Audi, the German carmaker, has joined up with Etogas Ltd. to build the first power-to-gas plant that transforms wind energy and solar power into fuel for cars.   The energy from wind and solar can used to create hydrogen, … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on November 26, 2015 |

Developers create simulated pictures of a proposed wind farm project

Instead of telling locals what it might be like to have a wind farm in their community, simulated pictures were created by developers of a proposed project to show what the landscape would look like after installation.   Apex Clean … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on November 24, 2015 |

MidAmerican Energy plans to install a concrete wind turbine tower

  MidAmerican Energy is planning to install the tallest onshore wind turbine in the US state of Iowa, using concrete for the tower.   The reason behind using concrete, is to allow the wind turbine tower to extend higher in … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on November 19, 2015 |

EWEA wind energy event in Paris goes ahead as planned

  The annual European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) event has officially opened today in Paris with added security checks at the doors.   Three of the four planned keynote speakers will be attending as planned: European Commission’s vice president for … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on November 17, 2015 |

Orenda Energy secures £2 million wind turbine investment deal

  Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland; 17th November 2015; Orenda Energy Solutions Limited, a turbine manufacturer for the global medium distributed wind industry with locations in Ontario, Canada and Livingston, Scotland, has secured a £2 million deal for ten of its … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on November 17, 2015 |

DONG Energy to build the largest offshore wind farm in North America

  DONG Energy is planning yet another offshore wind farm, this time off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard, 15 km south, to be exact.   The wind farm would be called Bay State Wind and consist of 100 wind turbines … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on November 12, 2015 |

Texas is giving electricity away for free thanks to wind power

  An article in the NY Times recently posted how Texas is providing free electricity for all its citizens after 9pm thanks to its abundant wind power. It’s generating so much electricity at night, it doesn’t even know what to … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on November 11, 2015 |

Car rentals that run on wind energy

  Now you’ll be able to rent an electric car (or van) that runs on wind energy the next time you visit the Isle of Lewis in Scotland!   The interesting program has come about through a partnership between the … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on November 5, 2015 |

Dong Energy to build offshore wind farm in UK

  Dong Energy, Denmark’s largest energy company, will be constructing a 660MW offshore wind farm located in the Irish Sea, almost 20km off the west coast of Britain.   The Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm will be larger than the … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on November 2, 2015 |