THE WINDMILLS OF MADISON COUNTY
- Wind Power Soared Past 150,000 Megawatts in 2009. Roney, J. Matthew // Eco-Economy Indicators;2011, p1
The article reports on the achievements of the global wind industry in 2009, wherein it highlights that the cumulative installed wind power capacity grew to 158,000 megawatts. It says that the global wind fleet is enough to satisfy the residential electricity needs of 250 million people. It...
- CALIFORNIA'S RISING ELECTRICITY PRICES SPIKE WIND GENERATION SALES. // Power Engineering;Oct2000, Vol. 104 Issue 10, p132
Reports that California's rising electricity bills have spurred consumer interest in home wind energy generators, according to the American Wind Energy Association. Factor attributed to the sales surge of wind energy generators; Experience of consumers toward the installation of the wind...
- European wind power leads the global market. Pratt, Terry // Power;Sep2002, Vol. 146 Issue 6, p8
Discusses issues on the global wind power market as of September 2002. Status of the U.S. electric power industry; Reason for the possible expansion of the European wind power; Developments in the U.S. that are expected to have a positive effect on the domestic wind power industry.
- WIND BIZ. Fischbach, Florence // Electrical Wholesaling;Feb2002, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p28
Reports the installation of electrical infrastructure by electrical contractors to generate power using wind energy in the U.S. Equipment used to generate wind energy; Pros and cons of the use of wind energy; Expectation of a strong market in wind power.
- PREVAILING WINDS. Markels, Alex // Mother Jones;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p38
Focuses on the use of wind power as source of electricity in the U.S. Aim of American Electric Power manager Ben Givens for the company to support his work to develop wind energy; Investment of Shell Oil Co. and General Electric Co. in wind operations; Expenses of energy firms on wind projects...
- The Establishment of the Danish Windmill Industry ï¿½ Was It Worthwhile? Hansen, J�rgen Drud; Jensen, Camilla; Madsen, Erik Str�jer // Review of World Economics;2003, Vol. 139 Issue 2, p324
Examines the welfare effects of the Danish subsidies granted for the electricity production from wind power. Development of the Danish windmill industry resulting in a dominant position on the world market; Learning-by-doing productivity growth in the Danish windmill industry.
- A second wind. Frank, Matthew // Missoula Independent;6/21/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 25, p8
The article presents information on building of a transmission line for a project Montana-to-Washington Transmission System Upgrade Project, which will double the wind energy capacity of Montana.
- OG&E Energizes New Wind Power Line. // Energy Daily;5/4/2010, Issue 83, p6
The article reports on a wind power line between Oklahoma City and Woodward, Oklahoma, which was energized by Oklahoma Gas & Electric (OG&E).
- Wind could create huge price troughs. Coyne, Brendan // Utility Week;4/30/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 15, p4
The article reports on the effect of the increasing volumes of wind-generated electricity on wholesale power spot prices in Europe.
- Wind energy picking up speed? // Engineered Systems;Apr99, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p26
Reports on the cost of producing wind-generated electricity in the United States. Demand for advanced wind systems; Manufacture of wind turbines on a large scale.