Monthly Archives: January 2016

Google signed a wind power purchase agreement with Invenergy

  Google has signed yet another wind power purchase agreement (PPA), this time with Invenergy.   The PPA is for 225MW of electricity which is meant to support Google’s data center operations. This agreement is one of six PPAs made … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on January 28, 2016 |

Siemens to supply the first offshore wind farm in Finland

  Siemens has been named the supplier of an offshore wind farm in Finland after a successful pilot project that began in 2010. The customer is a wind power producer called Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy, which is owned by 8 Finnish … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on January 28, 2016 |

Pakistan province allocates 18,251 acres to wind energy and renewables

  One of the four provinces of Pakistan has allocated land to 33 companies in order to develop wind energy, solar power and coal projects with a total investment of $4 billion.   Last Saturday, the government had a ‘land … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on January 21, 2016 |

Denmark sets wind energy world record… again

  Denmark has set yet another world record for wind energy generated in 2015, beating the previous year’s numbers by a little over 3%.   In 2015, wind energy accounted for 42% of the electricity produced for the country, thanks … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on January 18, 2016 |

Report confirms wind power injects millions into Oklahoma counties

  A report, commissioned by the State Chamber Research Foundation, aimed to look at the impact of wind power production in Oklahoma and confirmed that the industry generates millions of dollars for school districts and counties.   Wind power companies … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on January 14, 2016 |

A new type of wind energy looks like grass

    A new kind of wind energy has been created in the form of what mimics blades of grass!   A team of Chinese and Americans researchers have worked together to create what is called turboelectric nanogenerator (TENG); you … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on January 12, 2016 |

The numbers are in: 2015 breaks wind power records in the UK

  Numbers in the UK show wind power has had another record year in 2015, with 11% of the electricity demands being met by wind (up from 9.5% the previous year).   As it stands, wind power supplies enough electricity … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on January 7, 2016 |

Ireland looking to boost wind energy with new campaign

  The Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) is encouraging the country to adopt more wind energy in a new campaign called ‘The Power to Power Ourselves’.   Currently, the country has almost 200 wind farms and 3,400 jobs created through … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on January 5, 2016 |