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  • Shortly after a blade came loose at the Ocotillo Express Wind facility in Imperial County earlier this month, facility operator ... completely removed. Ocotillo resident Parke Ewing told ReWire that the blade throw incident on May 16 happened during a period of ...
  • ... division in late June. Now, the head of Siemens' wind division is leaving "by mutual agreement to pursue new career ... Energy Sector, in a corporate statement as oblique as any ReWire has seen, though perhaps it lost something in translation. ...
  • After one of its wind turbines threw a ten-ton blade in Imperial County, Siemens ... In a statement provided to ReWire , Siemens Energy said it would be "curtailing" -- slowing or ... is taking the step of curtailing all turbines with the B53 blade type globally. These turbines will remain curtailed ...
  • An enclosed wind turbine design that may be safer for wildlife and the public is ... also offer more efficient conversion of wind energy with turbines that are suitable for use in urban areas. With ... . Some of the aerodynamic engineering terminology made ReWire's metaphoirical eyes glaze over a bit, but the basics are relatively ...
  • A Portland-based wind company is walking away from a controversial project near Joshua Tree ... Manager for the BLM's California Desert District, told ReWire that Element Power filed a formal "Request to Relinquish" its permit for testing wind resources on the site with the BLM's Barstow office on December 27. That request, since approved by ...
  • A Spanish startup says its new bladeless wind turbine design is quieter, cheaper, and more efficient than conventional wind turbines -- and safer for birds. But do the company's claims stand up to ... its simplest, a generator is a set of magnets surrounded with coils of electrical wire: when the magnets spin, their rotating magnetic ...
  • ... Audubon Society is being accused of softening a report on wind energy after taking donations from energy interests. ... the state has enough wind resource development area with low wildlife use to meet the state's goal of installing 3,000 megawatts ...
  • ReWire takes a look at the stories you thought were the most important, at ... of the problems with comparing cat bird kills to wind turbine wildlife mortality is a bit of a sleeper. We published it in ... and friends have our continuing sympathy. 1) More Good News About The 'Scientific Accident That May Change The World': An ...
  • ... wake of the death of a golden eagle at the North Sky River wind facility on January 29. The eagle was found near a North Sky River ... asking individuals as well as wind energy companies with information or knowledge about the death of eagles that may have been ...
  • A large wind turbine burst into flame late Friday night in the mountains above ... Micon imprint was no longer used after the company merged with Vestas, another Danish manufacturer, in that year.) The turbine was ... -- especially if those oils are old or dirty. Fortuna told ReWire that many of the large turbines in the area develop significant ...

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