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November 21, 2014
Labor building behind East Coast wind energy industry
Providence, R.I. (UPI) Nov 19, 2014
A labor pool is building up slowly around an emerging offshore wind industry on the eastern U.S. coast, a regional labor leader said. Deepwater Wind said it was teaming up with regional labor and trade councils in an effort to build a local offshore wind industry. If approved by regulators, it said its Deepwater ONE wind farm off the Long Island coast could create hundreds of jobs. Local hiring could begin as early as next year. "There is an opportunity associated with offshore wind ener ... read more
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Moventas completes first ever Clipper up-tower service
Moventas USA recently carried out the 1st Clipper Liberty intermediate assembly roller bearing replacements that has ever been made up-tower. Mastering this type of challenging repairs is another ex ... more

Momentum builds behind U.S. offshore wind sector
Deepwater Wind, the company leading the offshore wind industry in the United States, announced assembly of some offshore structures will start next year. ... more

Second stage of Snowtown Wind Farm blows away the competition
The Clean Energy Council has congratulated Trustpower and Siemens on the launch of the second stage of the Snowtown Wind Farm, but warned other projects would be few and far between under the Federa ... more


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


Leaders Discuss Wind Power in Canada's Energy Future
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 p ... more
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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
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$9.3 bn pledged to help poor nations combat global warming

Second bird flu outbreak found on Dutch farm

Caltech geologists discover ancient buried canyon in South Tibet

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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

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
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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

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
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Cosmodrome construction falls behind schedule


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

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

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
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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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
China policies fuel tensions with US: commission

China Premier calls for greater role in shaping Web

'Concerned' Kerry joins troubled Iran nuclear talks

Syrian team, Putin to discuss relaunching peace talks: source

Swedish military gets upgraded radar facilityw/lll

Modernized Russian Tu-160 bomber completes 1st flight

NATO reports 400 intercepts of Russian aircraft in 2014


Wind Turbines Outperforming Expectations at Honda Transmission Plant


Go green and prosper, British government says


EU calls for study of 2020 renewable energy targets


Stealth wind turbines to become operational in France in 2015


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

Moventas Exceed high torque density 3 MW gearbox to be piloted

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

Marine life thrives around offshore wind farms

DNV GL Increase Quality Of Rotor Blades Made In China

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

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