Posts tagged: wind farm

Green Energy Features Big Among Trump’s Top 50 Infrastructure Projects

By: Christopher Helman Energy projects on Trump’s “Priority List” could add 9 gigawatts of clean power. A list emerged this week; it appears to have been prepared for then President-elect Trump, and is titled: “Priority List: Emergency & National Security Projects.” It’s 50 pages for 50 infrastructure projects — quick facts on a host of highways, […]

These Jiggling Bladeless Turbines Are A Breath Of Fresh Air

They emit less carbon and could be safer for birds. By: Elyse Wanshel Wiggle it, just a little bit. A Spanish company called Vortex Bladeless makes turbines without blades that generate electricity by jiggling. Traditional turbines, which look like giant windmills, use blades to turn wind into kinetic energy that can be used as electricity. […]

Ikea Buys 42.4MW Project in Finland

By: David Weston FINLAND: Furniture retailer Ikea has acquired a 42MW repowering project on Finland’s west coast from developer OX2. The acquisition agreement allows OX2 to commence construction of the project before handing it to Ikea once it is completed in 2017. The site in Ajos harbour currently has ten WinWind 3MW turbines. Eight of […]

UK Building the World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

By Kelly Hodgkins Danish state-owned company Dong Energy A/S plans to set a new world record for the world’s largest offshore wind farm, breaking the existing record currently held by the 630-megawatt London Array, another facility built by Dong. The new U.K. wind farm will be located in the Irish Sea, about 12 miles off the […]

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The Dutch Railway Could Run Solely on Wind Power By 2018

By: Bryan Lufkin The Netherlands has an ambitious new energy goal: The country wants its entire electric rail system to run on 100% wind power within three years. Railway Technology reports that Dutch energy company Eneco and the VIVENS rail companies signed a deal to make Dutch electric trains within Netherlands Railways run entirely on […]

Tuesday September 15th, 2015 in , , , , | No Comments »