Tag Archives: wind power

ENERCON Climbing Crane

The first ENERCON wind energy converter has been installed with the Climbing Crane LCC140 prototype. — Read on m.youtube.com/watch In case you’re spooked by ever bigger wind turbines, with blades lifted by spindly construction cranes or even helicopters, here’s something … Continue reading

Posted in Events International, Events local | Tagged | Leave a comment

Contra-rotating floating turbines promise unprecedented scale and power

Norway’s World Wide Wind has a radically different take on offshore wind power. These floating, vertical-axis wind turbines feature two sets of blades, tuned to contra-rotate – and they promise more than double the output of today’s biggest turbines. — … Continue reading

Posted in Events International | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Offshore wind farm projects in the pipeline to accelerate new renewable energy sector – ABC News

Offshore wind farm projects in the pipeline to accelerate new renewable energy sector – ABC News — Read on amp.abc.net.au/article/100446630 Australia lucky or unlucky country? As offshore wind is taking off around the world, we obviously won’t be at the … Continue reading

Posted in Events International, Events National | Tagged , | Leave a comment

UK offshore wind could lead it to become net power exporter to Europe

Britain aiming to quadruple offshore wind capacity this decade, — Read on ieefa.org/uk-offshore-wind-could-lead-it-to-become-net-power-exporter-to-europe/ Britain aiming to quadruple offshore wind capacity this decade!!

Posted in Events International | Tagged | Leave a comment

Giant offshore turbines set to drive plummeting cost of wind power

The cost of wind power could drop by half or more over the next 30 years, allowing wind to play a bigger role in future electricity networks. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/giant-offshore-turbines-set-to-drive-plummeting-cost-of-wind-power/

Posted in Events International | Tagged | Leave a comment

Oil majors BP and Total, and Australia’s Macquarie win big in UK offshore wind

UK’s Crown Estate awards leases to six new offshore wind projects, with just under 8GW going to the likes of BP and Total, and Macquarie’s Green Investment Group. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/oil-majors-bp-and-total-and-australias-macquarie-win-big-in-uk-offshore-wind/ Competition hits up for offshore wind feeding hydrogen … Continue reading

Posted in Events International | Tagged | Leave a comment

A Monster Wind Turbine Is Upending an Industry – The New York Times

G.E.’s giant machine, which can light up a small town, is stoking a renewable-energy arms race. — Read on http://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/01/business/GE-wind-turbine.html 13MW, 260m floor to top of turbine, 216m rotor diameter, NYT don’t bother to mention power output is function of … Continue reading

Posted in Events International | Tagged | Leave a comment

Recipe for cheaper electricity? Try 90 per cent renewables by 2040

Energy minister Angus Taylor said “too much” wind and solar would push up prices. Experience, and new modelling, shows the opposite is true. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/recipe-for-cheaper-electricity-try-90-per-cent-renewables-by-2040-2040/amp/

Posted in Events International | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Massive Asian Renewable Energy Hub grows to 26GW of wind and solar

First stage of the massive Asian Renewable Energy Hub a step closer after securing state environmental approvals from WA government, and could grow to 26GW. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/massive-asian-renewable-energy-hub-grows-to-26gw-of-wind-and-solar-49343/amp/

Posted in Events National | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Offshore wind energy will surge to over 234 GW by 2030, led by Asia-Pacificl

Offshore wind energy will surge to over 234 GW by 2030, led by Asia-Pacific | REVE News of the wind sector in Spain and in the world — Read on http://www.evwind.es/2020/08/05/offshore-wind-energy-will-surge-to-over-234-gw-by-2030-led-by-asia-pacific/76266 Top 5 markets for new offshore installations in 2019 … Continue reading

Posted in Events International | Tagged | Leave a comment