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October 20, 2014
Study recommends ongoing assessment of offshore wind farms
Solomons MD (SPX) Oct 20, 2014
Offshore wind power is a valuable source of renewable energy that can help reduce carbon emissions. Technological advances are allowing higher capacity turbines to be installed in deeper water, but there is still much unknown about the effects on the environment. In a recent paper, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science researcher Helen Bailey and colleagues review the potential impacts of offshore wind developments on marine species and make recommendations for future monitoring ... read more
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U.S. states get federal backing for clean-energy programs
The U.S. Energy Department said 13 states will get $5 million in funding to advance their local efforts to develop a clean-energy economy. ... more

SeaRoc and HSEQ Experts join forces to support offshore wind projects in Europe
SeaRoc Group and HSEQ Experts GmbH have completed a collaboration agreement to provide a combined service offering to help support the construction and operation of Offshore Windfarms in Germany and ... more

RWE says Nordsee Ost wind farm off German coast nearly ready
German energy company RWE said half of the wind turbines for the Nordsee Ost installation off the German coast have been installed. ... more


Turkey may need to go green, director says
A project started nearly 40 years ago could help ensure energy security in Turkey through renewable reserves, a director said Monday. ... more


Scottish renewable energy output up 30 percent from 2013
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. ... 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
24/7 News Coverage
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Building a bridge from basic botany to applied agriculture

Brain surgery through the cheek

Prehistoric crocodiles' evolution mirrored in living species

Lake Erie increasingly susceptible to large cyanobacteria blooms

Loss of big predators could leave herbivores in a thorny situation


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
Startup in the Land of the Rising Sun; A Japanese Solar Venture - by Bradley L. Bartz


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
Space News from
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MAVEN Studies Passing Comet and Its Effects

"Houston: We Have A Problem...But No Worries, Our Virtual Therapist Is On It"

NASA Soil Moisture Mapper Arrives at Launch Site

Cosmic jets of young stars formed by magnetic fields

Curious signal hints at dark matter

NASA Tool Helps Airliners Minimize Weather Delays


Wind energy cuts the electricity bill
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

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


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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US military's robot space plane lands back on Earth

Russia to Create Space-Based Ballistic Missile Warning System

COBALT delivers app-specific IO for established military application profiles

LockMart and NGC Deliver Payload for Fourth SBIRS Satellite

zero2infinity will launch nanosatellites from the stratosphere

Sierra Nevada Corporation Awarded Satellite Contract

With IRNSS-1C, India a Step Closer to Own Navigation Satellite System


Bidding starts for wind energy offshore Maryland


Juwi Will Build 50-Megawatt Wind Farm in Uruguay


Commercial wind projects reviewed offshore North Carolina


Moventas Exceed high torque density 3 MW gearbox to be piloted


Japan's Marubeni gets capital for Westernmost Rough wind project


Victoria tweaks Wind Farm Planning Rules


Low-carbon pool growing in British economy


Portuguese consortium to spend $300 million on wind


Fires are a major cause of wind farm failure


Marine life thrives around offshore wind farms

DNV GL Increase Quality Of Rotor Blades Made In China

Offshore wind to bring $3.4 billion to British economy

Spinning Spur II Wind Project in Texas Becomes Operational

New study uses blizzard to measure wind turbine airflow

Scotland investing $3.67 million to make wind development cost effective

London gives financial boost to rural renewable energy efforts

Dominion doing tests off Virginia coast for possible wind farm

SeaRoc makes first maintenance visit to Dogger Bank met masts

U.S., German companies to operate Texas Panhandle wind farm

EON and GE Partner To Build Texas Wind Farm

Great progress on wind installations, Germany's RWE says

OX2 acquires Polish wind power company, Greenfield Wind

Sixteen companies cleared for August wind energy auction in Maryland

VentAir Introduces Groundbreaking Wind Energy Innovation

Offshore wind dominates British renewable power sector

Scotland boasts of financial weight behind climate change fight

London signs off on 240-turbine offshore wind farm

Massachusetts to host sixth U.S. lease for offshore wind energy

Wind turbine payback as fast as 8 months

Scotland attracts more investments to renewable energy sector

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