Significant congressional action on carbon legislation will not occur until after the end of next year, said panelists at Windpower 2019 in Houston, Texas.
Wind power may now have a foothold in the energy capital of world, Texas. But there is increasing pushback from the fossil fuel industry, according to speakers during a panel session on the Lone Star state at Windpower 2019 in Houston, Texas.
A new device call Notus promises to slash wind farm operation costs by scanning and detecting blade coating and surface faults using terahertz imaging -- a technology developed by US security agencies following the terrorist strikes in New York in September 2001.
Microsoft has signed an agreement to buy output from a 90MW portion of the 731.5MW Borssele III & IV project off the coast of the Netherlands.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has surpassed 1GW of sales for its SG 4.5-145 turbine first announced in August 2018 with an order for a 232MW wind farm in Nebraska.
For the first time in almost half a century, the American Wind Energy Association's (AWEA) annual conference will next year be part of a larger "Cleanpower" 2020 conference.
The wind industry in the US needs to adapt to the growth of solar and storage, and with that, needs a change in the conversation, business leaders said as the American Wind Energy Association's Windpower 2019 begins in Houston.
The Green New Deal's goal of 100% renewable energy in the US by 2030 is not feasible, said Dan Shreve, head of global analysis at Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables, at a private breakfast on the opening day of Windpower 2019 in Houston.
Vestas has unveiled a new 3MW turbine for low wind sites at the American Wind Energy Association's Windpower 2019 conference in Houston, Texas.
MHI Vestas introduced its latest V174-9.5MW offshore turbine model with an enlarged 174-metre rotor in February. Senior product manager Anders Bach Andersen talked to Eize de Vries at the recent WindEurope event in Bilbao about how this model differs from to the "original" V164 series, including last year's V164-10.0MW upgrade.
GE Renewable Energy's first project in Greece faced several levels of complexity -- literally. Windpower Monthly looks at how the firm built a wind farm spanning a 1,000-metre height difference.
Icebreaker, the $126 million 20.7MW project in Lake Erie, will not come online until 2022, two years later than the original commissioning date.
They are both New Yorkers and avid Twitter users, but in all other respects US president Donald Trump and congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez couldn't be further apart. We assess the current state of the union over climate-change action and renewable-energy policy.
The net cost of wind energy in Ireland between 2000 and 2020 amounts to less than €1 per person per year.
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Houston will host this year's American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) conference and exhibition (20-23 May), an appropriate choice given the size and health of the Texan wind energy market.
The "30 by 30" mantra, meaning 30GW of offshore wind deployed in Europe by 2030, has quickly moved from a statement of ambition to a consensus forecast.
Now that the first megawatt-scale turbines are operating beyond their certified 20-year design life, it is time to take stock and review the tools and procedures the industry needs to navigate up to and beyond this fixed design life assumption.