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Archive: Category «Wind Power»

Can I Go Off-Grid With Hybrid Systems?

Hybrid wind energy systems can provide reliable off-grid power for homes, farms or even entire communities (a co-housing project, for example) that are far from the nearest utility lines. According… Read more

May 03, 2011 | Edvard

Can I Go Off-Grid With Hybrid Systems

Offshore wind farms – transmission cables

The European wind power industry is increasingly turning to the offshore wind resource, and the United States will draw on the Europeans’ experience as we begin to plan offshore wind… Read more

Mar 23, 2011 | Edvard

Offshore wind farms - transmission

Offshore Wind

As on land, offshore wind developers have to ensure that their turbines and transmission infrastructure do not interfere with marine life and ecosystems. National regulations ensure that project developers assess… Read more

Mar 14, 2011 | Edvard

Offshore Wind

Can I Connect Wind Turbine to the Utility Grid?

Small wind energy systems can be connected to the electricity distribution system and are called gridconnected systems. A grid-connected wind turbine can reduce your consumption of utility-supplied electricity for lighting,… Read more

Jan 20, 2011 | Edvard

Can I Connect Wind Turbine to the Utility Grid?

Is There Enough Wind on My Site?

Does the wind blow hard and consistently enough at my site to make a small wind turbine system economically worthwhile? That is a key question and not always easily answered…. Read more

Jan 19, 2011 | Edvard

Is There Enough Wind on My Site?

What Do Wind Systems Cost?

A small turbine can cost anywhere from $3,000 to $35,000 installed, depending on size, application, and service agreements with the manufacturer. (The American Wind Energy Association [AWEA] says a typical… Read more

Jan 18, 2011 | Edvard

What Do Wind Systems Cost?

Siemens Wind Turbine SWT-2.3-82

The SWT-2.3-82 turbine is the classical workhorse for utility-scale wind turbine projects, designed on the basis of our unique experience from more than 25 years of leading-edge design and construction… Read more

Dec 30, 2010 | Edvard

Siemens Wind Turbine SWT-2.3-82

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