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October 24, 2014
Wind turbines briefly outpace nuclear power plants in U.K.
London (UPI) Oct 23, 2014
As the European Union looks to set new emissions reduction targets in Brussels, the United Kingdom is coming off a significant energy production milestone. Thanks to the onslaught of high winds brought by Hurricane Gonzalo, wind turbines outproduced nuclear power plants on Tuesday - supplying 14.2 percent of all electricity to nuclear's 13.2 percent. The impressive news comes a few days after the country's wind energy sector set a daily production record, generating 6,372 megawatts and account ... read more
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UAE's Masdar to build $125-million wind farm in Oman
Abu Dhabi energy company Masdar said Wednesday it will build a 50-megawatt wind farm in neighbouring Oman that will provide 16,000 homes with clean energy. ... more

Scotland wants more control over U.K. energy policies
The Scottish government needs the authority to decide how to manage its resources in order to exploit its true potential, First Minister Alex Salmond said. ... more

Study recommends ongoing assessment of offshore wind farms
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 ... more


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
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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
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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

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
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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
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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

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

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

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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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Aerostat surveillance system being evaluated by CBP

Intelsat General To Study Commercialization of USAF Satellites

Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS

ESA spaceplane progressing towards Vega launch

BAE Systems Australia producing more missile decoy systems

Turkish cruise missile tipped for F-35

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria


Scottish marine power a testament of unity, London says


Scottish government approves build of Iberdrola wind farm


U.S. Wind Inc. wins rights to wind energy offshore Maryland


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

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