Tag: turbines

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Advantages of Leak Detection Technology in Power Plants

June 9, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The first step to solving a problem is recognizing that one is present. An operations team cannot adequately put a sufficient maintenance plan in place if there is no awareness that maintenance is required. One particular area that used to […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

EDP Renewables repowers wind farm with 2 MW turbines

January 24, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

EDP Renewables North America said it finished a repowering project at the Blue Canyon II Wind Farm in Carnegie, Oklahoma. The company said 73 of Blue Canyon II’s 84 turbines were repowered, along with each turbine’s nacelle, blades and top […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Biden calls for a big expansion of offshore wind – here’s how officials decide where the turbines may go

October 20, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Why does the Biden administration want to build so much wind power at sea? President Joe Biden has set a goal for the U.S. to achieve net-zero emissions economywide by 2050. That will require an unprecedented expansion of renewable energy […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

The Wind Sector Trend Helping to Minimize Bird Deaths

October 1, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

The trend toward ever-more-colossal turbines is not only cutting the cost of wind energy but could also deliver another important benefit: fewer bird deaths. Although there are numerous complex factors behind wind-farm-related bird mortality, one key feature of current collision […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

World’s Biggest Wind Farm Will Boast World’s Largest Installed Turbines

September 22, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

The world’s largest planned offshore wind farm will use the world’s largest installed offshore wind turbines when it starts spinning in British waters. SSE Renewables and Equinor are developing the 3.6-gigawatt Dogger Bank project in U.K. waters, to be built […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Larger turbines to help drive growth in European wind energy

September 13, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

The European wind energy sector is set for “solid growth” over the next five years, industry body WindEurope said in a report published Wednesday. Wind energy capacity on the continent will grow at an average of 17.4 gigawatts (GW) per […]