Wind power Features for November 2013

Wind power Features Archive

UK’s Crown Estate hails plans to scrap 1.2GW Atlantic Array offshore wind farm a “positive development”

The offshore wind industry hit media headlines in the UK today (26 November 2013) after German firm RWE Innogy scrapped plans for the 240-turbine 1.2GW Atlantic Array wind farm in the Bristol Channel.

Solving the windpower-radar problem Solving the windpower-radar problem

Objections from the aviation sector delay hundreds of MW of wind developments. But credible solutions to address radar issues are starting to reach maturity.

Reducing gearbox maintenance costs Reducing gearbox maintenance costs

Wind turbine gearbox failures can result in high repair costs plus lost revenue due to downtime. Even where there are no failures, gearboxes are likely to need overhaul at some stage.

The Electricity Journal publishes long-awaited ‘America’s Power Plan’ The Electricity Journal publishes long-awaited ‘America’s Power Plan’

Comprehensive report offers policy recommendations for the nation’s energy future.