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July 29, 2016
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

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

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


How China can ramp up wind power
China has an opportunity to massively increase its use of wind power - if it properly integrates wind into its existing power system, according to a newly published MIT study. The study foreca ... more


Scotland investing more in offshore wind
The Scottish government said the economic returns of renewable energy investments were emerging, adding another $2.1 million would go toward wind. ... more

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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

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

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

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
The wind energy sector is on pace to meet about 10 percent of the electricity in the United States by 2020, according to industry representatives. ... more

Argonne coating shows surprising potential to improve reliability in wind power
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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

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

DNV GL-led project gives green light for wind-powered oil recovery
The DNV GL-led WIN WIN1 Joint Industry Project (JIP) shows that for suitable fields, wind-powered water injection is technically feasible, capable of meeting performance targets, and offers a cost-c ... more

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

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


El Hierro, the Spanish island vying for 100% clean energy
Pines and pineapples vie for space on El Hierro, a tiny rugged Canary island that has gone all out to produce all its electricity from renewables, attracting global attention in the process. ... more

Iowa puts faith in wind energy
An Iowa utility company said it was on pace to have wind energy account for 40 percent of the electricity share in the state with a major stimulus package. ... more
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Maryland praised for renewable energy efforts


Scotland generated most of its electricity in 2015 through renewables


RWE making bold moves in Scottish renewables


Wind energy growing, IEA report finds


Momentum building behind U.S. wind energy


Developing nations became top investors in renewables in 2015: UN


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Small-scale wind energy on the rise


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EU boasts of strides in renewable energy

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Germany aims to build wind energy reputation

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