22 Nov '11, 9am

wpd builds 36.8 MW wind farm in Croatia: wpd has signed a contract to build the 36.8 MW Ponikve wind farm 45 km

Generation innovation for wind turbines Part two: We continue our focus on cost reduction in wind energy, and ask some major innovators in the sector where we are heading for in the major markets. Wind turbine producers step into ten league boots Wind turbines are getting bigger, driven by economies of scale and the need to increase ‘power per tower’ at wind farms, especially offshore. George Marsh explores the megaturbine seascape. A higher height data wakeup call In the wind power industry, reaching higher isn’t just a nice metaphor for achievement. It’s the industry’s future. The reach for steady, reliable, low-shear wind at hub heights of 80 m and above is the reach for success in the marketplace. Without that steadiness and reliability, wind power struggles to compete with more dependable – if mortally flawed – fossil fuels. Susan Giordano at Second Wind explains the ...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/22168/wpd-builds...

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