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July 28, 2016
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Offshore wind the next big thing, industry group says
Aberdeen, Scotland (UPI) Jul 18, 2016
A British energy entity established to champion the offshore industry said diversifying into the wind energy sector is necessary for long-term growth. "While oil and gas remains the dominant energy industry in the UK, companies are quickly beginning to realize the vital role that offshore renewables will play in the future energy mix," Neil Gordon, chief executive of Subsea U.K., said in a statement Monday. "Offshore wind is a growing market which presents exciting new business opportunities fo ... read more

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Scotland commits $26M for low-carbon economy
The Scottish government said it was making millions of dollars in funding available to help boost small-scale infrastructure that supports a low-carbon economy. ... more
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France's EDF buys Chinese wind energy firm
State-owned French energy giant EDF said Tuesday it had taken a controlling stake in Hong Kong-based Chinese firm UPC Asia Wind Management (AWM), adding to a range of activities in China. ... more
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More wind power added to French grid
A French energy company said Friday it commissioned one of the most powerful wind farms of its kind in the country, equipped with "stealth" technology. ... more
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Scotland investing more in offshore wind
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Gamesa, Siemens join forces to create global wind power leader
Spanish renewable energy group Gamesa and German engineering giant Siemens said Friday they have agreed to combine their wind power businesses to create one of the world's largest makers of wind turbines. ... more
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Renewables getting cheaper, report finds
The costs for electricity generated by solar and wind technologies is cheap and getting cheaper, a report released Wednesday by an international group said. ... more
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Germany slows pace of green energy transition
Germany Wednesday moved to slow the rapid growth of subsidised renewable energy to cap rising costs, drawing fire from environmentalists who charged it is betraying its ambitious climate goals. ... more
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Ireland aims for greener future
One day after signing a European commitment on offshore wind, the Irish government said it can only realize its true potential through regional collaboration. ... more
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North Sea countries mull wind energy strategy
Nine countries that border the North Sea agreed Monday to build strong connections in order to facilitate offshore wind development, leaders said. ... more
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Industry survey finds U.S. wind power growing
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SeaPlanner is Awarded Contract for Rampion Offshore Wind Farm
SeaPlanner has been selected as the system to support construction of the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm. SeaPlanner will provide the Vessel and Traffic Management System (VTMS), which will be operated ... more
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British share of renewables setting records
A provisional estimate from the British government shows the amount of electricity generated from renewable energy set a record last year. ... more
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DNV GL-led project gives green light for wind-powered oil recovery
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Report: U.S. wind energy sector booming
With the industry reporting one of its strongest performances on record, the American Wind Energy Association said it expects a boom over the next five years. ... more
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USGS finds cranes isolated from wind farms
Some bird species migrating through the Great Plains states aren't impacted much by the presence of wind energy towers, the U.S. Geological Survey found. ... more

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Maryland praised for renewable energy efforts

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Scotland generated most of its electricity in 2015 through renewables

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RWE making bold moves in Scottish renewables

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Wind energy growing, IEA report finds

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Momentum building behind U.S. wind energy

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Developing nations became top investors in renewables in 2015: UN

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Statoil testing battery storage for wind energy

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Small-scale wind energy on the rise

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