Wind http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7397/more en State Governors Working Together to Promote Wind & Solar http://ewweb.com/wind/state-governors-working-together-promote-wind-solar <div class="node-body article-body">After seven years of promoting the benefits of adding wind energy to the U.S. electricity mix, the Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition recently announced it will pair its advocacy work for wind with work for solar energy as well.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/state-governors-working-together-promote-wind-solar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/state-governors-working-together-promote-wind-solar#comments Solar Wind AWEA photovoltaics solar wind PV Tue, 26 Jan 2016 19:00:00 +0000 29901 at http://ewweb.com GE American Wind Power Breezes Past 70-Gigawatt Milestone http://ewweb.com/wind/american-wind-power-breezes-past-70-gigawatt-milestone <div class="node-body article-body">American wind power just passed the 70 gigawatt (GW) mark, meaning enough wind turbine capacity is now installed to supply over 19 million typical American homes with low-cost electricity, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/american-wind-power-breezes-past-70-gigawatt-milestone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/american-wind-power-breezes-past-70-gigawatt-milestone#comments Wind American Wind Energy Association AWEA wind Tue, 22 Dec 2015 04:12:00 +0000 28501 at http://ewweb.com What's Inside a Wind Turbine? http://ewweb.com/wind/whats-inside-wind-turbine <div class="node-body article-body">Ever wonder what's inside a wind turbine? A post at <a href="http://www.energy.com" title="www.energy.com">www.energy.com</a> walks you through it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/whats-inside-wind-turbine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/whats-inside-wind-turbine#comments Wind AWEA wind Mon, 23 Nov 2015 16:46:00 +0000 27891 at http://ewweb.com American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Wind Farm Installations More than Double 2014 Through 3Q 2015 http://ewweb.com/wind/wind-farm-installations-more-double-2014-through-3q-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With over 1,600 megawatts (MW) of new wind capacity installed during the third quarter of 2015, and nearly 3,600 MW installed in all of 2015, wind power continues to gain strength.</p> <p>The American Wind Energy Association&rsquo;s U.S. Wind Industry Third Quarter 2015 Market Report shows the market for low-cost wind energy continues to expand, with both Fortune 500 companies and American cities choosing to cut carbon pollution and cut costs with American wind power.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/wind-farm-installations-more-double-2014-through-3q-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/wind-farm-installations-more-double-2014-through-3q-2015#comments Wind AWEA wind Tue, 10 Nov 2015 17:31:00 +0000 27741 at http://ewweb.com Google and IEEE Announce Finalists Announced for the Little Box Challenge http://ewweb.com/solar/google-and-ieee-announce-finalists-announced-little-box-challenge <div class="node-body article-body">A little over a year ago, Google partnered with IEEE to launch “The Little Box Challenge,” a competition to build a much smaller power inverter. In July, over 100 teams submitted Technical Approach and Testing Applications to have their inverters tested at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Energy Systems Integration Facility in Golden, Colorado and 18 teams were selected to have their inverters tested.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/google-and-ieee-announce-finalists-announced-little-box-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/google-and-ieee-announce-finalists-announced-little-box-challenge#comments Electrical Vehicles Solar Wind Google power inverters Mon, 12 Oct 2015 16:52:00 +0000 27401 at http://ewweb.com Wind Enthusiasts Band Together to Makes Skies Safer for Bats http://ewweb.com/wind/wind-enthusiasts-band-together-makes-skies-safer-bats <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. wind energy industry recently announced a new voluntary operating protocol expected to make flying a little safer for bats during their annual migration season in the fall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/wind-enthusiasts-band-together-makes-skies-safer-bats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/wind-enthusiasts-band-together-makes-skies-safer-bats#comments Wind American Wind Energy Association AWEA wind Fri, 04 Sep 2015 16:15:00 +0000 26851 at http://ewweb.com Wikimedia Gexpro Launches Battery Energy Storage Solution Offering http://ewweb.com/news-watch/gexpro-launches-battery-energy-storage-solution-offering <div class="node-body article-body">The Gexpro subsidiary of Rexel will offer a battery energy storage solution (BESS) to commercial and industrial customers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/gexpro-launches-battery-energy-storage-solution-offering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/gexpro-launches-battery-energy-storage-solution-offering#comments Solar News Watch Wind battery storage Sun, 03 May 2015 02:02:00 +0000 24481 at http://ewweb.com AWEA says a Wind Rush is Underway http://ewweb.com/wind/awea-says-wind-rush-underway <div class="node-body article-body">The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Washington, D.C., says new turbines with bigger blades are making wind an economical energy choice in more areas of the United States. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/awea-says-wind-rush-underway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/awea-says-wind-rush-underway#comments Wind AWEA wind Thu, 09 Apr 2015 21:17:00 +0000 24291 at http://ewweb.com Photo credits: Vestas Dallas Morning News: Texas to End Wind Subsidies? http://ewweb.com/wind/dallas-morning-news-texas-end-wind-subsidies <div class="node-body article-body">With the Lone Star state now supplying 20% of all wind generating capacity in United States, some Texas politicians are calling for an end to some state subsidies that now support the booming industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/dallas-morning-news-texas-end-wind-subsidies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/dallas-morning-news-texas-end-wind-subsidies#comments Wind AWEA Texas wind Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:04:00 +0000 23871 at http://ewweb.com <p><i>The Dallas Morning News</i> article said that Texas has already passed its 2025 goal for wind generation five years ago and now counts 12,800 megawatts of wind power -- often more than a quarter of the electricity on its grid.</p> Photo credit: American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Obama Administration Says Wind Could Supply 35% of All Electricity by 2050 http://ewweb.com/wind/obama-administration-says-wind-could-supply-35-all-electricity-2050 <div class="node-body article-body">The Obama administration is setting higher goals for wind power, saying it could supply 35% of the nation's electricity by the year 2050, according to this USA Today report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/obama-administration-says-wind-could-supply-35-all-electricity-2050" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/obama-administration-says-wind-could-supply-35-all-electricity-2050#comments Wind AWEA wind Mon, 16 Mar 2015 20:22:00 +0000 23581 at http://ewweb.com Photo credits: REMA