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November 25, 2015
Big UK cities vow to run on green energy by 2050
London (AFP) Nov 24, 2015
Leading British cities have signed up to a pledge to run entirely on green energy by 2050 as local governments push for accelerated change ahead of next week's UN climate change summit in Paris. Councils run by the opposition Labour Party including Manchester, Liverpool, Edinburgh and many London boroughs have vowed to become "100 percent clean" before 2050, in line with the commitments to be made nationally and internationally at the Paris summit. "We hope other towns and cities across the glob ... read more
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SeaPlanner New Features Launched on Nordsee One Offshore Wind Farm
SeaPlanner, industry leading marine monitoring and management solution, has been selected by Nordsee One GmbH as their marine coordination and management tool for the Nordsee One far shore wind farm ... more

Moventas introduces breakthrough Extra Life technologies for wind industry
Moventas is proud to announce a breakthrough suite of technologies known as XL - Extra Life designed to address the failures of the gearboxes in the GE 1.5 fleet in North America. The XL for GE 1.5 ... more

U.S. onshore wind power becoming mainstream
With more than 30 percent of new electricity coming from wind power, the U.S. Department of Energy said the industry is becoming entrenched in the power sector. ... more


Prysmian Supplies Cables For The Niagara Wind Farm Project
Prysmian Group has been awarded a new order for a total value of around euro 16 Million for power transmission and distribution cabling of an onshore wind farm project in the Niagara Region of Nor ... more


New Jersey is next for offshore wind energy
Two energy companies won the rights to advance wind energy off New Jersey's coast, where the potential exists to power 1.2 million homes, the government said. ... more

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Scotland hosting new type of offshore wind program
The Scottish government said it granted a license to the operators of what Edinburgh said may be the world's largest offshore floating wind energy development. ... more

E.ON finishes German wind farm
All 80 turbines at the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm in the German waters of the North Sea are connected to the grid, energy company E.ON said. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Global carbon pricing off menu at Paris climate talks

Doubling numbers on HIV drugs could 'break' epidemic: UN

World's biggest clone factory raises fears in China

Almost all donated organs unused in China: report

New York forest land may be peaking

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Better catalysts will remove carcinogenic chlorine compounds from water


Adwen and IWES sign agreement for the testing of 8MW turbine
Adwen and Fraunhofer IWES have signed an agreement to test the drivetrain for Adwen's next generation turbine of 8MW rated power, the largest offshore turbine on the market. Under the terms of ... more

Moventas rolls out breakthrough up-tower planetary repairs for GE fleet
Moventas has announced new patent-pending up-tower repair capabilities that promise to save wind farm owners significant downtime and expense. Effective immediately, all failed 'low-speed' planetary ... more

US has fallen behind in offshore wind power
University of Delaware faculty from the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE), the College of Engineering and the Alfred Lerner School of Business and Economics say that the U.S. has falle ... more
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German wind power output topping 2014 total
Germany's wind power generation by September surpassed last year's total, thanks to favourable weather conditions and an expansion of wind farms, industry bodies said Thursday. ... more

Chinese firm invests in Mexican wind power projects
China's Envision Energy announced the acquisition of a majority stake in the wind energy projects of Mexico's ViveEnergia. ... more
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Offshore wind farms could be more risky for gannets than assessed
Offshore wind farms which are to be built in waters around the UK could pose a greater threat to protected populations of gannets than previously thought, according to a new study by researchers at ... more

U.S. studying offshore wind farm impacts
Starting with a development off the Rhode Island coast, the federal government said it was studying the real-time impacts of offshore wind farm construction. ... more

Sure as the wind blows
Mother Nature will be delivering a future gift of 2 percent more wind energy in the Midwest if regional climate models are correct, according to research from Wake Forest University. In a stud ... more

North Carolina may be next offshore wind frontier
The federal government said a renewable energy task force was ready to outline the potential to develop a wind energy program off the coast of North Carolina. ... more

Adwen reaches a 630 MW capacity in operations
With the official start of operations of both Trianel Wind farm Borkum and Global Tech I in the German North Sea, 120 Adwen turbines, the AD 5-116, are now ready to produce clean electricity for abo ... more
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As wind-turbine farms expand, research shows they lose efficiency
Renewable wind energy is experiencing a boom, with more wind turbines popping up across landscapes in the U.S. and abroad. Indeed, wind energy accounted for 3.3 percent of electricity generation in ... more

Researchers find way for eagles and wind turbines to coexist
Collisions with wind turbines kill about 100 golden eagles a year in some locations, but a new study that maps both potential wind-power sites and nesting patterns of the birds reveals sweet spots, ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
India test fires ship-based nuclear-capable missile

Iran nuclear deal to enter into force early January: deputy FM

Hague court begins hearing into South China Sea row

N. Korea slams South's live-fire drill

NATO head urges 'calm, de-escalation' after Russian plane downed

A Tornado With Rockets: New Russian Launch Vehicles Get Guided Missiles

Russia Develops New Tactical Missiles for Iskander-M System


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


Impax Asset Management: fund sells French wind farm


Prysmian secures contract for offshore wind farm inter-array cables


Wind energy provides 8 percent of Europe's electricity


Rhode Island to get offshore wind farm


Siting wind farms more quickly, cheaply

Galapagos airport evolves to renewable energy only

Can you actually hear 'inaudible' sound?

Amazon to build North Carolina wind farm

Con Edison Development Continues to Build Its Wind Power Portfolio

Green shoots for Aussie renewables as Ararat Wind Farm moves ahead

Viaducts with wind turbines, the new renewable energy source

Scotland plans emergency wind energy talks

Winds of change as Ethiopia harnesses green power

Successful Commissioning Of HelWin2 HVDC Grid Connection

Scotland in a huff over wind energy subsidies

Silent flights: How owls could help make wind turbines and planes quieter

Wales opens mega offshore wind farm

Victoria open for clean energy business after wind farm changes

Keeping energy clean and the countryside quiet

London to end subsidies for onshore wind

NREL, Clemson University collaborate on wind energy testing facilities

South Africa advancing wind energy plans

Why do consumers participate in wind energy programs

Germany's E.ON building wind energy portfolio

Ikea invests 600 mln euros to be energy independent by 2020

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