Category Archives: Wind Energy

Australian Seas Set to Witness Ultra-large Wind Turbines, with Three Offshore Wind Farms Totaling 4.4 GW in Works

published: 2021-12-30 9:55 | editor | category: News
Situated between the Indian and Pacific Oceans, Australia is surrounded on all sides by the sea, with a coastal line that exceeds 36,000 km. It therefore comes as no surprise that future renewable energy strategies will move towards the sea. At the moment, three offshore wind power projects have been announced, two of which will even adopt floating offshore wind turbines. ...  more

Orsted Initiates Dual-Doppler Radar System to Strengthen Measurement and Research on Taiwan’s Wind Energy

published: 2021-12-09 9:30 | editor | category: News
Orsted announced on the 1st of December that the Dual-Doppler Radar System, located in Hsinchu and Miaoli, will officially initiate operation, and be used to collect climate conditions unique to the Asia-Pacific, as well as facilitate offshore wind power development in Taiwan. Orsted will also share the collected data from the radars with local research institutions so as to elevate the precision of observation and analysis of Taiwan’s climate. ...  more

US Accelerates Plans for 7 Offshore Wind Farms

published: 2021-11-12 9:30 | editor | category: News
US President Joe Biden has placed high hopes on offshore wind farms, and has been constantly paving for the target of 30GW offshore wind power by 2030, including the drafting of wind farm leases, expansion of the construction area of wind farms, and the decision in accelerating the establishment in Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Gulf of Mexico. Tender solutions will be confirmed next year at the earliest. ...  more

Switzerland Releases New Robust and Durable High Speed Solar Configurable with Wind Turbines

published: 2021-10-08 9:30 | editor | category: News
The lack of shades from the flat high road surface, coupled with the endless stream of vehicles, and the significant level of insolation and wind, may become an optimal environment for the development of renewable energy. Energy Pier headquartered in Switzerland has provided a new power source for highways by utilizing a rooftop solar “footbridge” and wind turbines that can be used as pillars, which branches out a new distributed energy on traffic paths. ...  more

UK Government Prepares to Launch Its Largest Offshore Wind Energy Auction

published: 2021-10-05 9:30 | editor | category: News
The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Policy of the UK government announced on September 13 that it will be holding the country’s largest renewable energy auction for offshore wind power. The goal of this auction is to build up enough generation capacity to meet the electricity demand of 800 million homes. ...  more