News & Articles on Wind Energy

This is an archive of articles and news on both large and small wind turbines, wind energy & the environment, and links to topics on the history of wind energy.

I’ve been working with wind energy since 1976 and my professional experience in the subject runs the gamut from wind resource assessment to installing and testing small wind turbines. I continue to follow the industry and analyze its growth and increasing contribution to renewable electricity generation worldwide.

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Small Wind Tariffs in Denmark 2016

After a long delay, Denmark is poised to reintroduce a new Feed-in Tariff (FAfter a long delay, Denmark is poised …

Scottish small wind co Gaia-Wind forecasts growth in Japan

Andringa said that Japan had the most attractive feed-in tariff (FiT) worldwide and that the company’s local reselling partners were preparing to help deliver the shift from nuclear to renewable energy after the 2011 disaster.

UK Government Tariff Review Hits Scotland Hard As Hydro Suffers

“Secondly caps to the number of turbines which can be built, hidden in the detail of the review, mean, for example, that just three 50-100kW machines and three 1,500kW machines can be deployed every three months across the UK, scuppering plans for community and locally-owned developments.”

WWEA: New Feed-in Tariffs for Small Wind Coming in Denmark

The planned remuneration is 0,33 € per kilowatt-hour (kWh) for units up to 10 Kilowatt (kW) and 0,20 €/kWh for up to 25 kW.

Britain Surpasses 100 MW of Small Wind

While the British government’s inexplicable decision to build two new nuclear reactors has dominated the headlines, Great Britain has meanwhile achieved two little-heralded milestones in renewable energy.

Now Danish Feed in Tariff and Tax Break for Gaia-Wind Turbines

In addition to the market price, Gaia-Wind turbine owners will now get a feed in tariff premium of øre250/kWh (approx. 0.35 EUR/kWh).