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Wind Power Trends to Watch in 2009

The US wind industry has just finished another record year, and the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is looking ahead to further progress in 2009. Despite the industry being rocked by the financial crisis and…

First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Moves One Step…

A plan to build the United States' first offshore wind farm moved forward last week, after the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection approved its proposed undersea cables to transmit power to the mainland. The Cape…

Germany is no Longer Number One Wind Power…

Germany has been deposed as the number one wind energy generator in the world by The United States. US wind producers had record year of growth in 2008 according to the American Wind Energy Association…

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750 MW Offshore Wind Farm off the Coast…

A 250 turbine wind farm planned to be built about 10 miles offshore in Wales has just been approved. The project will (hopefully) begin feeding electricity to the grid in 2012, and will have a…

Wind Power Output Could Triple With New Design

Wind turbines usually lose up to 40 percent of potential energy because wind flow is not optimised past the turbine blades. The new FloDesign Wind Turbine takes design cues from jet engine designs in order…