TITLE

Wind Power Startup Studies Hurricane Ike

AUTHOR(S)
Lee, Michael
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;9/12/2008, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the effort of Wind Energy Systems Technologies to analyze the real conditions of Hurricane Ike in Houston, Texas. The company is monitoring the activity of the hurricane in Gulf Coast region to analyze its effect on wind turbines. In 2005, the company unveiled its plan to build an offshore wind farm in the coast of Galveston. Meanwhile, private equity firm Blackstone pledged a $1.6 billion investment for a German wind-related project in the North Sea.
ACCESSION #
36646731

 

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