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A $117 million for Hawaii wind project

First Wind, a developer of wind farm projects from Boston has been awarded with $117 million loan guarantee by the US Department of Energy for Kahuku Wind Project in Hawaii one of its new projects which will create almost 200 jobs in the process, and will have 12 wind turbines installed.

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A wind turbine blade comes to DC as a message

Recently a petition in the form of a 131- foot wind turbine blade was delivered by GE Energy and the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) from Americans.

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Renewable energy for  400,000 households

Siemens Energy has secured an order from DONG Energy to supply 111 wind turbines for what will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind power plant. The 400 megawatts (MW) Anholt Offshore Wind Farm will feature a capacity almost twice that of Horns Rev 2, currently the world’s largest offshore wind farm in operation at 209 MW. […]

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Offshore wind energy study in New Jersey

A two-year research project led by the DEP shows minimal environmental impact would occur at sites proposed for several wind energy projects off the coast of New Jersey, which is a national leader in an effort to develop offshore wind-to-energy power. Designed by scientists from the DEP, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Oceanic and […]

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100% renewable energy within ten years in Australia

Exciting new report, Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan – to be launched at University of Melbourne in 14 july 2010 – argues that it is technically possible to reach 100 % renewable energy for Australia within a decade, and that the technology to achieve the transition is already commercially available. This event brings together […]

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Northern Sweden conquered by wind turbines

While community opposition often blocks or hampers new wind power projects, Sweden has managed to break ground for Europe’s largest wind park counting more than 1,000 giant turbines, who protest by the whispers of their blades.

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Windmill Electricity Explained

Mankind has always used wind energy for many years. In all traditional farms around the world, windmills were used in the past for pumping water through primitive irrigation systems or used to grind grain.

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