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BOEM extends planning time for OCS renewables
Washington (UPI) Apr 17, 2013
Companies now have more time to submit plans to the federal government for offshore renewable energy projects, the Interior Department said. The department's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said it extended the time requirement for site assessment plans for renewable energy development on the Outer Continental Shelf. BOEM Director Tommy Beaudreau said companies now have 12 months to submit their plans after they've been granted a lease, nearly twice as long as the previous requirement. ... read more
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12 U.S. states account for 80 percent of wind power
12 states combined to account for 80 percent of all the electricity generated from wind power last year, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said. ... more

DNV GL Recognizes Wind Turbine Design by Goldwind
DNV GL has recently completed the Design Evaluation for a 2.5-MW wind turbine designed by Goldwind. At the 8th China International Wind Energy Exhibition, DNV GL handed over a Conformity Statement t ... more

Ireland scraps wind energy exports
Irish Energy Minister Pat Rabbitte said a plan to send electricity from renewable resources to the United Kingdom won't take place as planned. ... more


Group to spearhead German wind farm program
A consortium between British contractor Petrofac and Germany's Siemens said Tuesday it won a contract to help develop the BorWin3 wind farm in the North Sea. ... more


Global renewable energy investments slumped 14% in 2013: UN
Global investments in renewable energy slumped 14 percent last year, with China pouring more money into the sector than Europe for the first time on record, the UN said Monday. ... more
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London: Scotland may face huge energy bills alone
Scottish consumers may end up paying "considerably more" to support an energy sector if they break from the United Kingdom, the British government said. ... more

Scotland wants to secure lead in renewable energy
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond said Tuesday his policies will make Scotland an "intellectual powerhouse of green energy." ... more
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Scotland sees economic growth from energy sector
The Bank of Scotland recognized the economic potential from the region's energy sector is world class, a Scottish government spokesperson said Friday. ... more

Wind energy: On the grid, off the checkerboard
As wind farms grow in importance across the globe as sources of clean, renewable energy, one key consideration in their construction is their physical design - spacing and orienting individual turb ... more

U.K. invests $1.1 billion in offshore wind
The U.K. Green Investment Bank said Monday it was investing in two wind energy programs to help position the country as a world leader in the sector. ... more
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Wind farms can provide society a surplus of reliable clean energy, Stanford study finds
The worldwide demand for solar and wind power continues to skyrocket. Since 2009, global solar photovoltaic installations have increased about 40 percent a year on average, and the installed capacit ... more

Australian wind energy industry growing up
The Clean Energy Council's inaugural Wind Industry Forum in Melbourne was a sell-out yesterday, with 200 industry professionals fronting up to get the latest insights from some of the leading expert ... more
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Russia to Boost Manpower on New Space Center Construction Site

Taylor Small Satellite Launched

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Physicists consider implications of recent revelations about the universe's first light

No Official Confirmation of NASA Severing Ties with Russian Space Agency

NASA Selects Commercial Crew Program Manager


A new algorithm improves the efficiency of small wind turbines
In recent years, mini wind energy has been developing in a spectacular way. According to estimates by the WWEA-World Wind Energy Association, the level of development of the mini wind energy industr ... more

Taming hurricanes
Wind turbines placed in the ocean to generate electricity may have another major benefit: weakening hurricanes before the storms make landfall. New research by the University of Delaware and Stanfor ... more

Wind farms can tame hurricanes: scientists
Huge offshore wind farms can protect vulnerable coastal cities against devastating cyclones like Katrina and Sandy by tempering winds and ocean surges before they reach land, a study said Wednesday. ... more
Westinghouse and Ontario Power Gen Sign Agreement to Service Global Nuclear Markets

Taiwan premier rejects call to scrap nuclear plant

Taiwan anti-nuclear activist starts hunger strike

RWE to help build 37MW British solar farm

Research Underway For Companion Plants To PV

China looks toward greener energy future

Study casts doubt on climate benefit of biofuels from corn residue

Rethink education to fuel bioeconomy

Going nuts? Turkey looks to pistachios to heat new eco-city

BOEM extends planning time for OCS renewables

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

Group to spearhead German wind farm program


Draft report finds no reliable link between wind farms and health effects
The release of the draft position statement on wind farms and health from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) was an important step in reassuring communities living near wind fa ... more

Czech wind power generation up 'disappointing' 15 percent in 2013
Energy production from wind resources in the Czech Republic increased a "disappointing" 15 percent to 478 gigawatt-hours in 2013, industry backers said. ... more

New research blows away claims that aging wind farms are a bad investment
The UK has a target of generating 15 per cent of the nation's energy from renewable resources such as wind farms by 2020. There are currently 4,246 individual wind turbines in the UK across 531 wind ... more

Oil-rich Brazil aims high with wind-power targets
Oil-rich Brazil will likely have more wind power capacity than all its Latin American neighbors within less than 10 years, analysts say. ... more
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Hong Kong, Philippines end emotional hostage row

Patria vehicles getting Saab communications electronics


Britain wind farm proposal scaled back in face of opposition


Climate risk from wind farms is minimal: study


Moventas CMaS gaining a strong foothold in Australia


Residents oppose new grid link needed for German energy transition


Active Power Control of Wind Turbines Can Improve Power Grid Reliability


France's Areva, Spain's Gamesa announce joint wind power venture


Musselroe Wind Farm provides fresh energy for local economy


Maine offshore wind project appears on track for federal funding


No Evidence of Residential Property Impacts Near Wind Turbines


Blown away? US suspends wind power subsidies, for now

China to Power Ahead as Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Market Leader for Foreseeable Future

Wind Turbines Begin Providing Renewable Energy at Honda Transmission Plant in Ohio

German wind farm operator Prokon warns of imminent insolvency

Researchers Find Ways To Minimize Power Grid Disruptions From Wind Power

Bolivia opens China-built wind power plant

Austria's wind industry laments new zoning restrictions

Wind energy: TUV Rheinland certifies PowerWind wind turbines

Renewable Energy Infrastructure Fund acquires 16 MW wind power asset from O2

Morgan Advanced Materials Delivers Superior Insulation Solution To Wind Farm

Ethiopia spearheads green energy in sub-Saharan Africa

Small-Wind Power Market to Reach $3 Billion by 2020

Siemens achieves major step in type certification for 6MW Offshore Wind Turbine

IKEA invests in Canadian wind project

High bat mortality from wind turbines

Wind turbines blamed in death of estimated 600,000 bats in 2012

Windswept German island gives power to the people

Assessing impact of noise from offshore wind farm construction may help protect marine mammals

When the wind blows

Shifting winds in turbine arrays

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