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April 24, 2015
World-first and new standard achieved in floating lidar as AXYS selects ZephIR 300
Vancouver, Canada (SPX) Apr 24, 2015
AXYS Technologies has achieved a world-first that is likely to become the new standard in floating lidar devices by deploying a dual ZephIR 300 arrangement on the leading WindSentinel buoy. The WindSentinel 'floating laboratory' delivers a customized full suite of meteorological and metocean data, in addition to the wind speed and direction data used for resource assessment, to better inform the development of offshore wind farms. The AXYS WindSentinel combines the well-proven NOMAD buoy designed ... read more
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Molycorp to supply rare earths for use in Siemens wind turbines
Siemens AG has selected Molycorp to supply rare earth materials over the next 10 years from its Mountain Pass, California facility for incorporation into Siemens' high-efficiency, direct drive wind ... more

Cornell deploys dual ZephIR lidars for more accurate turbulence study
A pair of continuous wave ZephIR 300 wind lidars have been acquired by leading private institution of higher learning, Cornell University. Professor Rebecca Barthelmie, Croll Fellow, directs t ... more

Gamesa and AREVA create the joint-venture Adwen
Gamesa and AREVA have announce that they have signed the definitive agreements and have closed the transaction for the creation of Adwen, a joint venture dedicated to offshore wind, having 700 emplo ... more


U.S. to fund bigger wind turbine blades
More than $1.5 million in federal funding is available for research and development of bigger wind turbine blades, the U.S. Department of Energy announced. ... more


Time ripe for Atlantic wind, advocates say
One of the main barriers to a diverse energy economy in the United States is an investment scenario that benefits oil and gas, an ocean advocacy group said. ... more
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The announcement from the ACT Government that three new wind farms will be built thanks to its wind energy reverse auction was a bright spot for the large-scale renewable energy sector following a y ... more

Wind energy: TUV Rheinland supervises Senvion sale
TUV Rheinland provided American investor Centerbridge Partners LP important consultancy support and technical due diligence prior to its purchase of German wind-energy facilities manufacturer Senvio ... more
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No surprises for wind industry in NHMRC report
The National Health and Medical Research Council's (NHMRC's) report on wind farms and health, released today, found no link between wind turbines and health impacts, the clean energy industry peak b ... more

Allianz acquire OX2 wind farm in northern Sweden
The global insurance company Allianz has signed agreements to acquire an additional 33 MW of nameplate capacity at Maevaara wind farm in Northern Sweden from the Nordic renewable energy developer, O ... more

Deep-water wind energy coming to Germany
With 80 wind turbines in place, German utility company E.ON said Wednesday it was one step closer to activating a deep-water wind farm off the German coast. ... more
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More wind power coming to Polish grid
German energy company RWE said Monday the Polish renewable energy sector is a core market, with 73 megawatts of new wind power expected on the grid this year. ... more

Massachusetts set for offshore wind energy
Wind energy potential in the Atlantic holds promise as a new source of renewable energy and economic stimulus, the U.S. Interior Department secretary said. ... more
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150-MW Briscoe wind project fully funded
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, GE Energy Financial Services and Morgan Stanley are pleased to announce they have completed financing for the 150-megawatt (MW) Briscoe Wind Farm, L ... more

New wind farm study a load of hot air
A new noise report on a wind farm in Victoria comes to questionable conclusions, and the vast weight of scientific evidence shows that wind turbines do not directly affect health, the Clean Energy C ... more

Dulas to acquire fleet of ZephIR Lidars for rental to UK wind market
Trusted providers of bankable wind data, Dulas, have confirmed plans today to acquire 'a fleet' of ZephIR 300 and ZephIR DM's to work as rental lidars to the UK and wider European market. This expan ... more

Offshore wind would boost jobs, energy more than oil: study
Developing offshore wind technology in the Atlantic Ocean would produce twice the energy and job growth as drilling for oil would, an environmental group said Wednesday. ... more

ConEd Development acquires wind farm on South Dakota ranch
A parcel of land in Clark County, South Dakota - owned by a respected family with roots in the state dating back to 1901 - will soon serve as a wind farm providing enough electricity to power approx ... more
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295 MW German wind farm ready to go
German renewable energy company RWE Innogy said all 48 turbines at the Nordsee Ost wind farm off the German coast are in place. ... more

Panama makes climate splash with wind energy
A member of the World Bank Group said it was backing a wind power project in Panama that will be able to satisfy 5 percent of the country's energy demands. ... more
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