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October 31, 2014
Leaders Discuss Wind Power in Canada's Energy Future
Montreal, Canada (SPX) Oct 31, 2014
Keynote speaker Ms. Megan Leslie, NDP Deputy Leader and Environment Critic joined Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) President, Robert Hornung, to speak of the role Canadian wind energy can play in providing economic and environmental benefits for Canada as it needs new electricity supply. Ms. Leslie said that Canada has tremendous potential and incentive to increase its use of renewable energy, such as wind, and that the electricity sector offers an important opportunity to reduce greenhou ... read more
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Wind power a key player in Quebec's energy strategy
Canada's wind energy industry members have confirmed their desire to remain an active partner in Quebec's energy discussion as the Canadian Wind Energy Association's (CanWEA) 30th Annual Conference ... more

British study raises questions about wind energy reliability
The British power grid may need to complement its wind energy output with fossil fuels to make up for production gaps, a study finds. ... more

Off-grid German village banks on wind, sun, pig manure
If Germany has taken a pioneering though risky role in shifting to renewable energy, then the tiny village of Feldheim - population 150 - is at its vanguard. ... more


UAE's Masdar to build $125-million wind farm in Oman
Abu Dhabi energy company Masdar said Wednesday it will build a 50-megawatt wind farm in neighbouring Oman that will provide 16,000 homes with clean energy. ... more


Scotland wants more control over U.K. energy policies
The Scottish government needs the authority to decide how to manage its resources in order to exploit its true potential, First Minister Alex Salmond said. ... more
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Wind turbines briefly outpace nuclear power plants in U.K.
As the European Union looks to set new emissions reduction targets in Brussels, the United Kingdom is coming off a significant energy production milestone. Thanks to the onslaught of high winds brought by Hurricane Gonzalo, wind turbines outproduced nuclear power plants on Tuesday - supplying 14.2 percent of all electricity to nuclear's 13.2 percent. ... more

Study recommends ongoing assessment of offshore wind farms
Offshore wind power is a valuable source of renewable energy that can help reduce carbon emissions. Technological advances are allowing higher capacity turbines to be installed in deeper water, but ... more
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U.S. states get federal backing for clean-energy programs
The U.S. Energy Department said 13 states will get $5 million in funding to advance their local efforts to develop a clean-energy economy. ... more

SeaRoc and HSEQ Experts join forces to support offshore wind projects in Europe
SeaRoc Group and HSEQ Experts GmbH have completed a collaboration agreement to provide a combined service offering to help support the construction and operation of Offshore Windfarms in Germany and ... more

RWE says Nordsee Ost wind farm off German coast nearly ready
German energy company RWE said half of the wind turbines for the Nordsee Ost installation off the German coast have been installed. ... more
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Turkey may need to go green, director says
A project started nearly 40 years ago could help ensure energy security in Turkey through renewable reserves, a director said Monday. ... more

Scottish renewable energy output up 30 percent from 2013
The Scottish government said Thursday the amount of electricity generated through renewable energy during the first half of 2014 was up 30 percent year-on-year. ... more
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UAE's Masdar joins mega wind project off Britain
Abu Dhabi energy company Masdar said Wednesday that it was joining a multi-billion dollar offshore wind farm project in Britain in partnership with Norwegian firms Statoil and Statkraft. ... more

RWE Innogy gets new British wind energy running
A German energy company announced it opened a 32.8 megawatt wind farm in the United Kingdom, saying it adds to the nation's low-carbon legacy. ... more

Moventas to service two turbines in Eesti Energia's Aulepa wind park
Moventas and Eesti Energia have agreed on the service of two WWD3 turbines at the Aulepa wind park in Western Estonia, plus a lubrication upgrade for all of Aulepa's sixteen turbines by year-end. Em ... more

Wind Turbines Outperforming Expectations at Honda Transmission Plant
Just six months after the landmark installation of two power-producing wind turbines at Honda Transmission Mfg. of America, Inc., the turbines are producing more renewable, low emissions electrical ... more

Go green and prosper, British government says
The British government said Tuesday it was charting a course where low-carbon energy is part of a competitive global future. ... more

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EU calls for study of 2020 renewable energy targets
The European Union said it was looking for consultants to evaluate how consistent bloc-wide renewable energy targets are with national legislative measures. ... more

Stealth wind turbines to become operational in France in 2015
A French company has begun producing stealth wind turbines that mask low-altitude airborne objects and therefore do not interfere with radars. Some elements of the renewable power generators have be ... more
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Japanese aircraft scrambles endangering safety: China

China Concerned by India's Moves to Secure Northeastern Border

China punishes HK lawmaker for criticising leader

Chinese Communist leadership 'fundamental' to rule of law: party

Canadian military receiving satellite-on-the-move communications system

Iraq Sunni exiles say bombs cannot defeat IS


Wind energy cuts the electricity bill


Cutting fossil subsidies must to advance renewables: agency


Gwynt y Mor wind farm already making the grade


Real 20 per cent Renewable Energy Target would decimate industry


Scottish marine power a testament of unity, London says


Scottish government approves build of Iberdrola wind farm


U.S. Wind Inc. wins rights to wind energy offshore Maryland


Bidding starts for wind energy offshore Maryland


Juwi Will Build 50-Megawatt Wind Farm in Uruguay


Commercial wind projects reviewed offshore North Carolina

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Japan's Marubeni gets capital for Westernmost Rough wind project

Victoria tweaks Wind Farm Planning Rules

Low-carbon pool growing in British economy

Portuguese consortium to spend $300 million on wind

Fires are a major cause of wind farm failure

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Offshore wind to bring $3.4 billion to British economy

Spinning Spur II Wind Project in Texas Becomes Operational

New study uses blizzard to measure wind turbine airflow

Scotland investing $3.67 million to make wind development cost effective

London gives financial boost to rural renewable energy efforts

Dominion doing tests off Virginia coast for possible wind farm

SeaRoc makes first maintenance visit to Dogger Bank met masts

U.S., German companies to operate Texas Panhandle wind farm

EON and GE Partner To Build Texas Wind Farm

Great progress on wind installations, Germany's RWE says

OX2 acquires Polish wind power company, Greenfield Wind

Sixteen companies cleared for August wind energy auction in Maryland

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