BrooklynTurbine1a

NY Energy Plan2015/NY Wind Energy in 2014

NY City’s only wind turbine of note, a 100 kw Northern Power Systems (a true champion in its class) installed in Brooklyn (Sunset Park, South Brooklyn Marine Terminal), owned by an Australian company, Sims ...
wind-energy-EWEA

World Wind Day and Economic Roadkill

Picture from http://www.evwind.es/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/wind-energy-EWEA.jpg of some really TALL turbines somewhere in Europe on a foggy day. You can also see the very tops of some major high voltage tra...
WindGraph1a

A Graph That Says So Much

  Figure 2-1 from a recent US Department of Energy Publication “Enabling Wind Power Nationwide” - http://www.energy.gov/sites/prod/files/2015/05/f22/Enabling-Wind-Power-Nationwide_18MAY2015_FINAL.pdf ...
Nordsee-Ost-Wind-Turbines-Installed-3

Offshore Wind – Evidently, Mostly a Euro Thing….

Picture from http://www.offshorewind.biz/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Nordsee-Ost-Wind-Turbines-Installed-3.jpg of an RE Power (now Senvion) 6.15 MW wind turbine, one of 48. This array recently became operati...
NorwayWind1a

2015 and Norway Goes for Wind Energy

image from http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/images/norway-approves-3-billion-for-wind-power-plants-to-triple-capacity/78530 Recently there came an announcement that Norway would install 1 GW (about ...
GamesaG114b

The Strange Energy World of January 2015

from http://articles.philly.com/2013-09-20/business/42221995_1_turbines-gamesa-technology-corp-materials The Gamesa G-114 - Windpower Monthly’s wind turbine of the year that was. This is a Low Wind Spe...
Marsh Hill Dec'13

NY Dumps Fracking (for now) – What’s Next?

from http://www.invenergyllc.com/portals/0/Marsh%20Hill%20Dec'13.JPG - a picture of a a GE 1.6 MW x 103 meter rotor diameter turbine in the Marsh Hill array, NY’s newest, located near Hornell, NY The recen...
SiemensSWT-6-154pic

The Amazing Normality of Offshore Wind Turbines

  Image: http://www.windpoweroffshore.com/article/1324817/siemens-installs-6mw-offshore-turbine-onshore In general, you need a very seaworthy boat to get a good look at commercial scale modern wind t...
VestasHubs1a

NY Wind Energy Gets a Stay of Execution

  But it still is to be kept as an irrelevancy in the NY State electricity supply. There seemingly always has to be a catch….. Anyway, in the very recent past, NYSERDA announced the results of its 9th R...
Enercon_NorthernLights1a

Recent Trends Worth Noting

Well, gee whiz there has been a lot of things happening of late, and not much of it good. But the fact that some non-bad stuff is taking place tampers the rate at which we seem to be tumbling into the Abyss, an...