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February 10, 2016
Germany aims to build wind energy reputation
Hamburg, Germany (UPI) Feb 4, 2016
German energy company E.ON said Thursday its Amrumbank West wind farm in the North Sea was now servicing the nation's energy grid. The German energy company completed construction at its Amrumbank West wind farm in the German waters of the North and the Humber Gateway project for the British grid last year. E.ON CEO Johannes Teyssen was joined by state and federal officials at a Humburg ceremony marking the start of power generation from the offshore wind farm. With a capacity to meet th ... read more
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Offshore U.K. to host world's largest wind farm
European renewables company DONG Energy said it made a final investment decision for its Hornsea project, the world's largest offshore wind farm ever planned. ... more

Mechanical trees generate power as they sway in the wind
Most tall objects, whether natural or man-made, sway in the wind - buildings, trees, bridges. Researchers at Ohio State are trying to find a way to turn all that kinetic energy into electricity. ... more

Enormous blades could lead to more offshore energy in US
A new design for gigantic blades longer than two football fields could help bring offshore 50-megawatt (MW) wind turbines to the United States and the world. Sandia National Laboratories' rese ... more


Health concerns in wind energy developments
As wind energy development blossoms in Canada and around the world, opposition at the community level is challenging the viability of the industry. A new study with research from the University of W ... more


New partners in British offshore wind
A consortium steering wind farm development off the British coast said two new partners are on board to help build the 336 megawatt Galloper Wind Farm. ... more

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OX2 sells 42 MW wind farm to IKEA in Finland
IKEA has signed an Acquisition Agreement with the wind power company, OX2, for 13 wind turbines in Kemi, northern Finland. This is IKEA's first wind power investment in the Finnish market, and the c ... more

E.ON readies wind farm for English Channel
Utility company E.ON announced plans to start laying the foundation for the Rampion wind farm project slated for the English Channel. ... more
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Moventas Exceed receives DNV GL gearbox certification
Moventas' high torque density wind turbine gearbox, the Exceed, has received a DNV GL certification after completing a successful testing and verification process of the first prototypes. As the gea ... more

Strong winds help Denmark set wind energy world record
Danish wind turbines set a new world record by generating nearly half of all the electricity consumed by the Scandinavian country in 2015, an official from state-owned said Monday. ... more

Moventas rolls out breakthrough repairs for Siemens 2.3
Following on the GE 1.5MW repair capability announced recently, and continuing in the goal of developing groundbreaking standards and processes in the wind industry, Moventas is proud to announce th ... more
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Allianz and OX2 sign 21 MW wind power deal in Finland
The international insurance company, Allianz, has signed an acquisition agreement with the wind power company, OX2, for six wind turbines at Jouttikallio in Lapua, Finland. This is Allianz's first w ... more

Scotland sees local benefits from renewables
Community-level kickbacks from renewable energy projects were high this year for Scotland and the outlook for 2016 is just as strong, the energy minister said. ... more
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Dutch vote 'setback' to green energy plan: Greenpeace
Environmental group Greenpeace said Wednesday that the Netherlands' carefully-laid plans to cut greenhouse emissions received a blow after opposition parties blocked legislation that included building new offshore wind turbines. ... more

Approval of South Australian Wind Farm
The Australian Wind Alliance has welcomed approval of a new wind farm project in South Australia, which will help the nation achieve its goal of generating 23% of electricity from renewable energy s ... more

South Australian Government renews energy for change
Accelerating the uptake of renewable energy and battery storage in South Australia is the key to ensuring greater competition and diversifying South Australia's electricity mix away from increasingl ... more

Thank you Congress, U.S. wind sector says
Congressional moves to keep the U.S. government funding through the middle of 2016 translate to a vote of confidence for wind energy, an industry group said. ... more

UN report takes global view of 'green energy choices'
Finding the right mix of green energy technologies for generating electricity will be crucial in reducing the global impact of pollution for the next generation, according to a United Nations report ... more

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U.S. offshore wind project wraps up inaugural construction season
Five foundations are set after an inaugural construction season for what will become the first commercial offshore U.S. wind farm, developers said. ... more

Dogger Bank lidar confirms technology meets met masts for wind data collection
A wind lidar installed at Dogger Bank for the Forewind consortium has provided data which shows the technology has advanced to the stage where it could be used in future as an alternative to meteoro ... more
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Nasr cruise missiles delivered to Iranian Air Force

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Saudi Patriot 'intercepts' Scud fired from Yemen capital

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Pilot Hill Wind Project Closes Financing from GE and MetLife


German power giant RWE to spin off renewables business


Big UK cities vow to run on green energy by 2050


SeaPlanner New Features Launched on Nordsee One Offshore Wind Farm


Moventas introduces breakthrough Extra Life technologies for wind industry


U.S. onshore wind power becoming mainstream


Prysmian Supplies Cables For The Niagara Wind Farm Project


New Jersey is next for offshore wind energy


Scotland hosting new type of offshore wind program


E.ON finishes German wind farm

Adwen and IWES sign agreement for the testing of 8MW turbine

Moventas rolls out breakthrough up-tower planetary repairs for GE fleet

US has fallen behind in offshore wind power

German wind power output topping 2014 total

Chinese firm invests in Mexican wind power projects

Offshore wind farms could be more risky for gannets than assessed

U.S. studying offshore wind farm impacts

Sure as the wind blows

North Carolina may be next offshore wind frontier

Adwen reaches a 630 MW capacity in operations

As wind-turbine farms expand, research shows they lose efficiency

Researchers find way for eagles and wind turbines to coexist

North Dakota plans more wind power capacity

European Funding brings ZephIR 300 wind lidar to Malta

New technology could reduce wind energy costs

Study finds price of wind energy in US at an all-time low

U.S. claims No. 2 position in global wind power

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