Tag: onshore wind

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

RWE’s 250-MW Scioto Ridge Wind Farm in Ohio now operational

June 10, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Last week, RWE Renewables said it has started commercial operation on its 250-MW onshore Scioto Ridge Wind Farm, located in Hardin and Logan Counties in Ohio. The project uses 75 Siemens Gamesa turbines and represents RWE’s first wind project in […]

Electric, Energy Consumption, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Wind set to power 30% of global electricity production by 2050

November 27, 2019

Via: Energy Global

The report states that wind energy is rapidly becoming the new norm for power generation and will deliver 30% of all global electricity production by 2050, with 12% from offshore wind and 18% from onshore wind. In 2019, mega wind […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Global wind turbine fleet to consume over 5.5 t of copper by 2028

September 3, 2019

Via: Energy Global

Henry Salisbury, Wood Mackenzie Research Analyst, said, “Wind technology is the most copper-intensive form of power generation and is anticipated to consume the largest amount of copper over the next ten years in this sector. “Governments have set out to […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

GE Renewable Energy to Generate Additional 2,010 MW of Onshore Wind

May 22, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

GE Renewable Energy recently announced that it has secured 2,010 MW in onshore wind orders in North America through May 2019. These 728 turbines include windfarms across the United States, such as Engie’s recently announced 160 MW Jumbo Hill wind […]

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Wind energy suffers tough year in Europe with 12 nations failing to install a single turbine

February 21, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Twelve countries in the European Union (EU) failed to install “a single wind turbine” last year, the CEO of industry body WindEurope said Thursday. Giles Dickson said that while more and more people and businesses were benefiting from wind power, […]

News and Policies, State

Virginia’s Dominion Energy Gets Approval for 12 MW Offshore Wind Farm

November 6, 2018

Via: Energy Manager Today

Dominion Energy Virginia is moving forward on clean energy projects, from sources such as solar and wind, to meet its commitment of 3,000 megawatts of renewable energy in operation or under development by 2022. The company has taken several steps […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Wind Turbines to See ‘Unprecedented’ Growth in Size and Capacity

July 16, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Onshore wind turbine size and capacity is on track to continue increasing at a steady pace, while offshore equipment will grow in leaps and jumps in the coming years, according to a recent note from MAKE Consulting on the future […]

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

US Wind Industry Frets as Major Transmission Lines Stall

March 9, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

A contested 780-mile Midwestern transmission line for wind, the Grain Belt Express Clean Line, may have another chance at life. A Missouri judge ruled recently that the state’s utility commission “erred” in denying the project, putting a final decision in […]