Renewable Wind Power Generation

Wind power generation has become a significant renewable energy source in countries diversifying their energy sources. Wind farms and offshore wind projects provide bursts of wind electricity which must be integrated in the power grid correctly.

Wind Power News

Ireland’s renewables expansion to attract massive investment says report

19/08/2019

Ireland is set to add 5.8 GW of non-hydro renewable power capacity over the next decade to reach a total 9.6 GW by 2030.  

Lightning strike and technical fault caused UK blackouts

16/08/2019

According to reports, the UK’s recent power outage was caused by a lightning strike and the almost simultaneous shut down of a ...

Vattenfall building $39m hybrid energy park in Netherlands

14/08/2019

Vattenfall is building a $39m hybrid energy park at Haringvliet in the Netherlands with a total capacity of 60 MW.

Siemens Gamesa taps 453 MW windpower in India

13/08/2019

Saudi Arabian renewables developer and independent power producer Alfanar has awarded the contract for two wind farms in India ...

UK: Almost one million without power in 9-hour blackout – Ofgem demands answers

12/08/2019 The UK’s National Grid is investigating the root cause of two generator failures at the country’s Little Barford gas-fired powe...

US wind farm activity by Fortune 500 breaks records

05/08/2019 The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has released data for Q2, indicating activity rose to new heights in the wind devel...

From the Pages of PEI

Bringing Beatrice online

Laure Tavernier outlines some of the challenges in creating the power export cable connection for the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm and the role it will play in future developments in the renewable energy industry

New horizons for renewables in Morocco and Africa

The country’s ambitious renewables flagship – with an emphasis on solar and wind – is a blueprint for other African countries, writes Dr Hassan Nfaoui

News Update

Update on projects including solar, storage, windpower, gas engines, electric vehicles, drones and more.

The impact of lubrication on TCO

Lubricants can help increase productivity and reduce total cost of ownership for turbines, transformers and stationary engines

How storage enabled huge wind integration

A 2.3 MW battery energy storage system is enabling a utility to accommodate wind energy penetration of 85 per cent. Michael Lippert explains how
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