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July 22, 2014
Marine life thrives around offshore wind farms
Edinburgh, Scotland (UPI) Jul 21, 2013
Like it does around so many other manmade structures, (even floating heaps of trash), marine life thrives on and about the structures that comprise offshore wind farms. Fish, crustaceans and other aquatic life make their homes on and near the giant columns that stretch from the sea's surface to the ocean floor. Naturally, larger sea creatures have flocked to these structures in search of prey, and new research shows that some of the most frequent visitors are seals. Anecdotally, s ... read more
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DNV GL Increase Quality Of Rotor Blades Made In China
DNV GL and the wind turbine blade manufacturer Sinoma signed a partnership agreement for certification of Sinoma's products to improve the reliability and quality of blades manufactured in China. ... more

Offshore wind to bring $3.4 billion to British economy
The British government said Wednesday it signed off on plans to build the 700 megawatt Rampion wind farm off the coast of Sussex. ... more

Spinning Spur II Wind Project in Texas Becomes Operational
EDF Renewable Energy has announced that the 161-megawatt (MW) Spinning Spur II Wind Project in Texas has reached commercial operation (COD). The company further announced the close of structured equ ... more


New study uses blizzard to measure wind turbine airflow
A first-of-its-kind study by researchers at the University of Minnesota (UMN) using snow during a Minnesota blizzard is giving researchers new insight into the airflow around large wind turbines. Th ... more


Scotland investing $3.67 million to make wind development cost effective
The Scottish government said it was investing more than $3.5 million to cut the cost of offshore wind energy development by at least 10 percent. ... more
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London gives financial boost to rural renewable energy efforts
More rural communities across the United Kingdom could gain from developing their own sources of renewable energy, the British energy minister said Monday. ... more

Dominion doing tests off Virginia coast for possible wind farm
Dominion Virginia Power said it's conducting tests off the coast of Virginia to determine the strength of the sea bed for wind turbine installations. ... more
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China shuts meat producer supplying KFC and McDonald's


SeaRoc makes first maintenance visit to Dogger Bank met masts
SeaRoc Group has successfully completed the first major maintenance visit to Forewind's Dogger Bank meteorological (met) masts in the North Sea at the beginning of June. The East (DB-MME) and ... more

U.S., German companies to operate Texas Panhandle wind farm
Subsidiaries of GE and German energy company E.ON announced a joint partnership to operate a 211-megawatt wind farm in the Texas Panhandle. ... more

EON and GE Partner To Build Texas Wind Farm
Subsidiaries of E.ON and GE are forming an investment partnership to own and operate Grandview Phase I, a 211-megawattt GE-powered wind farm under construction in the Texas Panhandle. GE Energ ... more
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Great progress on wind installations, Germany's RWE says
The last of the 160 wind turbines at an installation off the Welsh coast are in place and the facility should be online by winter, Germany's RWE said Tuesday. ... more

OX2 acquires Polish wind power company, Greenfield Wind
The acquisition of the project development company Greenfield Wind gives OX2 the local expertise needed to finance and build high-quality wind farms in Poland. The goal is to expand the company, and ... more
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Lunar Pits Could Shelter Astronauts, Reveal Details of How 'Man in the Moon' Formed

Scientists release most thorough map yet of Mars

Researchers crush diamond with biggest laser in world

New UAV for background radiation monitoring

Japanese androids take us closer to 'Blade Runner' future


Sixteen companies cleared for August wind energy auction in Maryland
Sixteen companies are cleared to take part in an upcoming lease sale to develop wind energy off the Maryland coast, the U.S. government announced. ... more

VentAir Introduces Groundbreaking Wind Energy Innovation
Local start-up company VentAir Technologies (VAT) has announced an exciting breakthrough in the field of wind energy. The company's patent-pending VAST 6 system is designed to be substantially more ... more

Offshore wind dominates British renewable power sector
Offshore wind energy increased the most last year for any renewable energy resource available on the British grid, the government said Thursday. ... more

Scotland boasts of financial weight behind climate change fight
The Scottish government said it's invested more than $100 million in a fund meant to help local communities address the challenges of climate change. ... more

London signs off on 240-turbine offshore wind farm
The British government said Tuesday it gave its consent for the development of a wind farm off the Suffolk coast that could power more than 800,000 homes. ... more


Massachusetts to host sixth U.S. lease for offshore wind energy
Massachusetts is set to lead the nation in offshore wind energy development through a commercial lease sale, Gov. Deval Patrick said. ... more

Wind turbine payback as fast as 8 months
US researchers have carried out an environmental lifecycle assessment of 2-megawatt wind turbines mooted for a large wind farm in the US Pacific Northwest. Writing in the International Journal of Su ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
'Doomsday sputnik': Russia said to launch new missile-attack warning satellite

China says spy ship operations 'in line with international law'

Iran complying with nuclear deal: UN watchdog

Insurgent threat shatters Iraq Christians' uneasy peace

Israel mourns, but undeterred by soldier deaths

Britain's Cameron urges military sanctions against Russia

N. Korea defends missile tests, warns 'gangster' US


Scotland attracts more investments to renewable energy sector


Sopcawind, a multidisciplinary tool for designing wind farms


Scotland says it's well on its way to cut emissions by as much as 80 percent


Snake-like buoys showing their energy mettle off Scottish coast


Base of operations set for one of Germany's largest wind farms


New York coast could be site of new wind farms, U.S. government says


A new concept to improve power production performance of wind turbines in a wind farm


German energy company RWE Innogy starts turbine installation at mega wind project


Scottish energy sector gets a bit greener with RWE Innogy project


Irish 'green paper' outlines transition to a low-carbon economy

U.S. moves closer to first-ever offshore wind farm

970-MW wind farm off the Isle of Wight considered

Offshore wind supported with U.S. federal funding

GDF Suez, others, selected to build offshore wind farms

LDD completes relief drilling campaign for UK offshore wind farm

E.ON anchors transformer to offshore wind farm

Benefits from a low-carbon economy are clear, Scotland says

New Software Service Promises to Convert More Wind Into Power

Foundations set for Gwynt y Mor wind farm

UGE launches the all-new VisionAIR3

Locally-owned renewable energy boost Scotland's green targets

Spanish island to be fully powered by wind, water

Morocco wind farm, Africa's biggest, starts generating power

BOEM extends planning time for OCS renewables

12 U.S. states account for 80 percent of wind power

DNV GL Recognizes Wind Turbine Design by Goldwind

Ireland scraps wind energy exports

Group to spearhead German wind farm program

Global renewable energy investments slumped 14% in 2013: UN

London: Scotland may face huge energy bills alone

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