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October 01, 2014
Scottish renewable energy output up 30 percent from 2013
Edinburgh, Scotland (UPI) Sep 25, 2014
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. The British Department of Energy and Climate Change said Scotland's renewable energy footprint was expanding. The 30 percent increase from last year came as a result of a 50 percent increase in hydropower and a 20 percent increase in wind energy generation. "Scottish renewable electricity made up 32 percent of the U.K.'s renewabl ... read more
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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

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


Wind Turbines Outperforming Expectations at Honda Transmission Plant
Just six months after the landmark installation of two power-producing wind turbines at Honda Transmission Mfg. of America, Inc., the turbines are producing more renewable, low emissions electrical ... more


Go green and prosper, British government says
The British government said Tuesday it was charting a course where low-carbon energy is part of a competitive global future. ... more
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EU calls for study of 2020 renewable energy targets
The European Union said it was looking for consultants to evaluate how consistent bloc-wide renewable energy targets are with national legislative measures. ... more

Stealth wind turbines to become operational in France in 2015
A French company has begun producing stealth wind turbines that mask low-altitude airborne objects and therefore do not interfere with radars. Some elements of the renewable power generators have be ... more
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The promoting of renewable energy is at the heart of the current debate on energy policy. From an economic perspective, the question focusses on determining the cost of the feed-in tariff systems. F ... more

Cutting fossil subsidies must to advance renewables: agency
Renewable energy, essential for meeting global CO2 emission targets, needs a stable regulatory framework, a cut in fossil fuel subsidies and more interconnected power grids to develop, a global energy agency said Sunday. ... more

Gwynt y Mor wind farm already making the grade
German energy company RWE said Wednesday half of the turbines at what will be the second-largest offshore wind farm are operational. ... more
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Real 20 per cent Renewable Energy Target would decimate industry
A new paper released by the Clean Energy Council shows that cutting the Renewable Energy Target to a so-called 'real' 20 per cent figure would reduce the amount of new large-scale renewable energy b ... more

Scottish marine power a testament of unity, London says
A $16.5 million investment in what may be the largest tidal array shows how Scotland and the British government can work together, a British official said. ... more
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Scottish government approves build of Iberdrola wind farm
Spanish energy company Iberdrola said it received consent from the Scottish government to build 23 wind turbines at a site near the country's western coast. ... more

U.S. Wind Inc. wins rights to wind energy offshore Maryland
Acreage off the Maryland coast could generate enough energy for 300,000 homes in a program from Texas energy company U.S. Wind Inc., the U.S. government said. ... more

Bidding starts for wind energy offshore Maryland
An auction for acreage off the coast of Maryland reserved for wind energy got under way Tuesday, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said. ... more

Juwi Will Build 50-Megawatt Wind Farm in Uruguay
juwi has announced that it has sold the project rights for one of the largest wind farms in the company's history and its first in South America, and has retained responsibility for building the win ... more

Commercial wind projects reviewed offshore North Carolina
The federal U.S. government said it outlined three areas off the coast of North Carolina as potential sites for commercial wind energy development. ... more


Moventas Exceed high torque density 3 MW gearbox to be piloted
Acciona Windpower has agreed with Moventas on prototype as well as serial deliveries of a 3 MW wind gearbox product based on Moventas's new Exceed series of high torque density gearboxes. Deliveries ... more

Japan's Marubeni gets capital for Westernmost Rough wind project
Japanese energy company Marubeni Corp. said Monday it secured the financing necessary to support development of a 210-megawatt wind farm off the British coast. ... more
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Victoria tweaks Wind Farm Planning Rules


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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

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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

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