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On-shore wind

On-shore wind

  • Windpower in Hörnefors

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    Product
    Objective:

    Wind power is an endless and renewable source of energy that has been used for thousands of years. It plays an important role in Umeå Energis investment in renewable energy and is in line with the company’s aim to be completely carbon neutral by 2018. In total, the municipality owned company Umeå Energi owns ten wind turbines, which provide significant climate benefits. These turbines are situated in the towns of Hörnefors, Holmsund and Robertsfors. Hörnefors wind power plant consists of eleven turbines with an output of 2 MW each from two different manufacturers, Vestas and Enercon.

  • Global Environment Centre Foundation

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    Japan
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner

    The Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC) is an entity that supports the UNEP’s International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC), based in Japan. GEC is dedicated to the transfer of environmentally sound technologies, in both developing countries and countries with economies in transition. The foundation aims to contribute to Japan’s international efforts on the environment, sharing project collaborations as well as promoting Japan’s rich conservation knowledge and experience in developing nations.

  • Sustainable Energy Africa NPC

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    South Africa
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise:

    Sustainable Energy Africa (SEA) was registered as a non-profit company in November 2000 and with implementation of the new Companies Act in 2011. Sustainable Energy Africa promotes the development of an equitable low carbon, clean energy economy throughout Southern Africa. Through their work they promote the more efficient use of conventional energy, the transition to more sustainable energies such as solar and wind power, access to safe and affordable energy for all, and a holistic view of sustainable development.
     

  • Overcoming barriers to wind project finance in Australia

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    Publication
    Publication date:
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    The wind power industry in Australia is expected to grow rapidly over the next decade, primarily due to a forthcoming expanded national renewable energy target (RET) which will mandate that renewable sources provide approximately 20% of Australia’s electricity production by 2020. However, development of new wind generation in Australia has stalled as a result of several barriers to project finance, the mechanism through which most wind farms have been developed historically.

  • Robust Decoupled P-Q Controller for Doubly Fed Induction Generator

    Type: 
    Product
    Objective:

    Researchers at McGill University have developed a novel controller for Doubly Fed Induction Generators (DFIG) which are widely used in wind turbines. This controller allows for a robust decoupled sensorless control. This approach will enable continually optimal performance of the DFIG without the need for the operator to update the parameters of the unit. This approach can be easily implemented with DSPs and FGPAs and may also be applied to motor controls. Applications: As world energy consumption grows nations are faced with difficult and costly decisions to satisfy its needs.

  • Renewable energy

    Type: 
    Product

    TechnoSpin develops and manufacturers small wind turbines that generate substantial energy in all wind regimes. TechnoSpin’s cutting-edge technology and in-house expertise offer the most competitive efficient and easily customized wind power solutions for grid and offgrid applications worldwide. TechnoSpin provides green energy solutions for residential and commercial use telecommunications control devices security systems and agriculture. TechnoSpin’s core technology is its unique blade technology.

  • Wind energy solutions

    Type: 
    Product

    Israwind is a leading small wind turbines manufacturer. We design manufacture and sell small wind turbines provide comprehensive package of technical support for system integration installation and maintenance including integration of hybrid Wind-Solar - Diesel-generator power generation equipment power storage and inverters in Israel. Israwind hybrid wind -solar systems are techno-economically viable for rural electrification. Our ComSpin C wind power solutions are designed to power a different types of telecom sites at grid-connected and off-grid locations worldwide.