Posts tagged: wind power

If We Want Renewable Energy, We Need Fully Digitized Power Systems

The New York Power Authority is pioneering an effort to monitor every one of its assets, from generating facilities to transmission lines to buildings, in real time–and to figure out how new influxes of wind and solar can fit into the system. By: Eillie Anzilotti With 16 generating facilities and around 1,400 transmission lines, the New York […]

Manitoba’s Investment in Solar Power is Paying Dividends

By: Nazim Cicek Whenever I travel outside the province and mention I live in Manitoba, I get asked about the cold weather. My standard response is that one gets used to it, that the kids get to play hockey outdoors, and besides, it’s always sunny. As a matter of fact, Winnipeg ranks among the sunniest […]

Friday December 15th, 2017 in , , , | No Comments »

VertAx Wind Signs C-Gen Agreement with University of Edinburgh

By: Paul Dvorak VertAx Wind Ltd and the University of Edinburgh have signed the first commercial licensing agreement for the C-Gen Permanent Magnet Generator developed at the University. C-Gen is an air-cored, lightweight, “no cogging” design. Its development started in 2005 under the Scottish Enterprise Proof of Concept Programme, and it has since been demonstrated at various scales […]

Wednesday December 13th, 2017 in , , , | No Comments »

For Clean-Energy Jobs, Sky’s the Limit

By: Mike Hughlett Farm fields stretched out 24 stories below Will Osborn, the landscape dotted with silos and farmhouses. Of course, he didn’t have much time to gaze. Planted atop a wind turbine — one of a few dozen at his work site in Sauk Centre, Minnesota — Osborn was diagnosing a weather sensor. Osborn’s […]

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New contracts to purchase wind-generated electricity will allow Kimberly-Clark to reach its conservation goals sooner By: Treena Hein Kimberly-Clark has announced it will annually purchase about 1,000,000 megawatt hours of electricity generated by two new wind power projects in the United States, starting in 2018, to power its North American mills. Currently under construction, the […]