29 Dec '11, 8am

Gamesa sells two Spanish wind farms to Gas Natural: Gamesa is selling two wind farms located in Lugo and Tarrago...

Sustainability in bioenergy Biomass is a very versatile resource that can be used to produce heat, electricity, transport fuels and a range of chemicals and materials. It is used in all these applications today, and its future demand is estimated to grow substantially. Wind: Does the cost per kilowatt hour outweigh the benefit?” In an increasingly difficult economic climate, with consumers facing increasingly high bills for their electricity, there is a clear demand from many international governments for increasing alternative means of energy supply to the grid. What are the prospects for wind power development through 2012 and beyond? Many people interested in renewable energy perceive wind power to be one of the most mature and low cost of the renewable technologies. And with over 200 GW now installed worldwide in nearly 100 countries, it’s not difficult to see why. But...

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renewableenergyworld.com 28 Dec '11, 5pm

WASHINGTON, DC, December 28, 2011–A big year is in store for the wind power industry in 2012, both in the policy arena and...

European ‘supergrid’ could have it all: wind, solar and geothermal | Energy

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greenbang.com 29 Dec '11, 3am

Iceland is poised to begin exporting its surplus geothermal energy to Europe, thereby boosting its economy and increasing ...

Nordex installs the first of its N117 wind turb...

renewableenergyfocus.com 29 Dec '11, 1pm

Generation innovation for wind turbines Part two: We continue our focus on cost reduction in wind energy, and ask some maj...

Wind Power 2011 Review and 2012 Outlook: High o...

greentechmedia.com 27 Dec '11, 3pm

1.) Big Numbers in Wind Deployments, Little Support. The U.S. industry overcame the economy’s bad news and kept building i...

Five US States Now Get 20% Of Their Electricity From Wind Power

Five US States Now Get 20% Of Their Electricity...

treehugger.com 27 Dec '11, 4pm

With the calendar year winding down, very nearly everyone, this site included, are putting out their year-in-review conten...

Operation Divine Wind Update

Operation Divine Wind Update

seashepherd.org 30 Dec '11, 6pm

This is the eighth year that Sea Shepherd has come to the Southern Ocean to intervene against illegal Japanese whaling. “O...

Building wind farms - Renewable Energy Focus

renewableenergyfocus.com 23 Dec '11, 10am

Part one: the precarious construction phase of a wind farm development needs careful preparation. Login Email Address Pass...

Two More Big Projects Approved on Public Lands:...

sustainablebusiness.com 21 Dec '11, 8pm

Arizona and California will be home to two new utility-scale renewable energy projects, approved on public lands by the De...

Wind Makes Up 80% of Contracts in Brazil's Late...

renewableenergyworld.com 22 Dec '11, 7pm

This follows an auction in August that brought in power contracts for wind that were below the bidding price of natural ga...

Wind Makes Up 80% of Contracts in Brazil's Late...

renewableenergyworld.com 22 Dec '11, 6pm

This follows an auction in August that brought in power contracts for wind that were below the bidding price of natural ga...

Conflict between Wildlife and Wind Farms

Conflict between Wildlife and Wind Farms

green-blog.org 18 Dec '11, 6pm

Wind power is a great form of energy; there’s no doubt about that. However, there have been recent threats to the wildlife...

Expiring US Wind Power Tax Credits Threaten 37,000 Jobs - As German Renewables Overtake Nuclear, Gas

Expiring US Wind Power Tax Credits Threaten 37,...

treehugger.com 20 Dec '11, 4pm

Two graphic examples in renewable energy policy: One from Germany on how to do things properly and reap the clean energy r...

The Time of Wind Power for Homes Has Come Round Again

The Time of Wind Power for Homes Has Come Round...

planetsave.com 30 Dec '11, 1am

Much information about the latest wind power for homes may be obtained from online websites. Different models are availabl...

Wind Ramps: DOE Pushes Research on Wind Power Forecasting

Wind Ramps: DOE Pushes Research on Wind Power F...

spectrum.ieee.org 20 Dec '11, 3pm

A ramp event, in the lexicon of wind speeds and wind energy, refers to a drastic shift -- either up or down -- in the spee...