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2020’s Top Wind Energy R&D Achievements

January 5th, 2021 | by U.S. Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) provides global leadership in fundamental wind energy science research, development, and validation activities that enable low-cost wind energy. The office pursues opportunities across all U.S. wind sectors — land-based utility-scale wind, offshore wind, distributed wind — as well as addressing market barriers and system integration

41.5 Gigawatt Hybrid Wind & Solar Power Park Planned In India

December 6th, 2020 | by Kurt Lowder

The news out of India concerning wind and solar power has been bipolar, to say the least. India set an ambitious target of 175 gigawatts (GW) of new wind and solar power to be completed by 2022. India certainly is not meeting that goal on a linear timeline

Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Distributed Wind Power

October 9th, 2020 | by U.S. Department of Energy

Brush up on your distributed wind knowledge! The following are some key points and fun facts about the U.S. distributed wind market. This article is part of the Energy.gov series highlighting the “Top Things You Didn’t Know About Energy.”

Bird Fatalities Can Be Reduced By Painting Wind Turbine Blades

August 31st, 2020 | by Jake Richardson

If it's possible to reduce the relatively tiny number of bird deaths resulting from wind power turbine collisions, it would be beneficial to wildlife to do so. To that effect, researchers in Norway studied a potential method to reduce these collisions. Dr. Roel May, a senior researcher from the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research in Trondheim, answered some questions about their study for CleanTechnica

2.3 Gigawatts Of USA Wind & Solar Projects Get Investment From ENGIE & Hannon Armstrong

July 8th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

A little more than a month ago, I reported on an EY report, its biannual Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI), that indicated once again the United States was #1 for renewable energy investment attractiveness. It and China are basically always at the top. A big part of this is simply the scale of opportunity in these major markets (along with the cost-competitiveness of wind and solar)

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