Wind Power Startup Studies Hurricane Ike
- Offshore Platform Skills Will Guide New Energy Design. Russell, Pam Radtke // ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/19/2007, Vol. 259 Issue 18, p23
The article reports that Wind Energy Systems Technology could begin construction on the offshore windfarm off Texas by the end of 2008. The company aims to provide 150 megawatts of wind power into Galveston as early as 2009 and it hopes to reduce the risk of hurricanes by using modified offshore...
- Wind farms easy prey for hurricane. Whyte, Chelsea // New Scientist;2/18/2012, Vol. 213 Issue 2852, p18
The article cites a study in the journal "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences" by Stephen Rose and colleagues investigating the risk hurricanes pose to U.S. wind turbines which found half of the planned turbines in the Atlantic and Gulf coasts will likely be destroyed by hurricanes.
- Australia's largest windfarm. // Australian Geographic;Jan-Mar2001, Issue 61, p121
Describes the $45 million windfarm in Albany, Western Australia. Size of the turbines installed; Amount of electricity produced; Number of homes to be supplied with electricity.
- Coastal controversy or green blessing. // Wild: Australia's Wilderness Adventure Magazine;Oct-Dec2002, Issue 86, p79
Reports on issues on the plan to build wind farms along the coast of Victoria as of July 2002. Impact of wind farms on the neighboring land; Assessment of the environmental benefits of wind generation of energy; Locations for the planned installation of wind turbines.
- Big Spring makes wind energy more than a pretty, 'green' face. Giovando, CarolAnn // Power;Jul/Aug99, Vol. 143 Issue 4, p40
Features the 34-MW Big Spring wind facility in Dallas, Texas. Capacity of the energy facility in the first half of 1999; Details on the facility's machines; Information on its turbine performance monitoring. INSET: Customer opinion sparks Big Spring.
- Short-Circuit Modeling of a Wind Power Plant. // Transmission & Distribution World Exclusive Insight;5/18/2012, p1
The article focuses on the short-circuit behavior of a wind power plant (WPP) for different types of wind turbines.
- Sea power. // American Cranes & Transport;Sep2011, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p41
The article focuses on the components of the Alpha Ventus, a wind farm, in Europe which consists of 12 turbines that stand in 98 feet of water and are not visible from land.
- CORRIGENDUM. Fitch, Anna C.; Olson, Joseph B.; Lundquist, Julie K.; Dudhia, Jimy; Gupta, Alok K.; Michalakes, John; Barstad, Idar; Archer, Cristina L. // Monthly Weather Review;Apr2013, Vol. 141 Issue 4, p1395
A correction to the article "Local and Mesoscale Impacts of Wind Farms as Parameterized in a Mesoscale NWP Model" that was published in the previous issue is presented.
- Untitled. Mackenzie, Gemma // Farmers Weekly;1/11/2013, Vol. 159 Issue 2, p16
The article discusses the Renewable Energy Foundation's study "The Performance of Wind Farms in the United Kingdom," which concludes that the economic life of onshore wind turbines was between 10-15 years and not the projected 20-25 years.