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UK May End Renewable Supports

Government launches consultation on feed-in-tariffs. The British government on Thursday proposed ending feed-in tariffs for new small-scale renewables installations next year,

What Have We Learned From Hurricane Katrina?

To mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, specialist insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has released a report analyzing windstorm risks

Vestas Bags 40 MW Order in India

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems said on Wednesday it had received a 40 megawatt turbine order for a wind project in India. The order was for 20 units of the V110-2.

CWind Awarded O&M Crew Transfer Contract

CWind, a provider of integrated services to the wind industry, announced it has won a three-year contract to supply crew transfer services during the operations

Vestas Receives a 50 MW Turbine Order in Uruguay

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems said on Monday it had received a 50 megawatt turbine order for a wind project in Uruguay. The order was for 15 units of the V117-3.

DONG Becomes Lead Developer of UK's Offshore Wind Hornsea Zone

Denmark's DONG Energy has become the lead developer of Britain's Hornsea Zone offshore wind scheme after it bought the project rights to the second and third phases

Northern Finland Leads in Wind Energy Usage

  Wind power in the northern regions of Finland is developing most rapidly than other parts of the c Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula. According to data collected

Vestas Q2 Profit Beats Street

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas posted a stronger-than-expected second-quarter operating profit before special items and maintained its 2015 forecasts after posting

EU Green Energy Debate Pits UK vs. Germany

Technical meetings work on national plans; Germany says must be consequences if goals not met. Britain and Germany will line up on opposite sides of a European

Siemens Setting up Wind Power Plant in Germany

Siemens is investing around €200 million to a wind turbine manufacturing facility in Cuxhaven, Germany. A few days after announcing this project an official signing

First US Offshore Wind Workboat Build Underway

Atlantic Wind Transfers, Blount Boats and Deepwater Wind welcome key U.S. offshore wind supply chain players to official ribbon cutting ceremony   Atlantic Wind Transfers,

CWind Secures London Array Vessel Deal

CWind announced that it is has been awarded a contract for the supply of two crew transfer vessels to the London Array offshore wind farm (OWF) supporting operation and maintenance (O&M) activities.

31st MEU Provide Disaster Relief in Saipan

  The 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) arrived in Saipan on Aug. 8 and is providing disaster relief in the wake of Typhoon Soudelor.

Powerful storm hits Taiwan, six dead

  A powerful typhoon battered Taiwan on Saturday with strong wind and torrential rain, cutting power to 3.62 million households as the death toll rose to six. Four

Forewind Scales Back World's Largest Offshore Wind Project Plans

Forewind has scaled back by a third plans to build wind farms at Dogger Bank in Britain's North Sea, which could nevertheless become the world's largest wind project, it said on Friday.

Delta Marine Workboat is a Windfarm Winner

Delta Marine’s versatile Whalsa Lass working off the coast of Grimsby for one of the “Big 6” energy companies    Delta Marine said its vessel Whalsa Lass has

France Launches Tender for Floating Offshore Wind Pilots

France has launched a tender for several floating offshore wind turbine projects in what is set to be the first attempt to test this new technology on an industrial scale.

Dogger Bank Wind Development Consents Total 4.8GW

Today’s planning approval for offshore wind energy at Dogger Bank takes the total of consented projects in the North Sea zone to 4.8 gigawatts (GW), almost equal

Prysmian Secures Windfarm Contract off Belgium

Prysmian Group has been awarded contracts by Nobelwind NV, an offshore wind farm developer, to supply wind turbine inter array cables for the Bligh Bank 2 offshore wind farm,

Siemens Taps Cuxhaven for Wind Power Plant

Siemens to invest 200 million euros in new plant; CEO says decision represents commitment to Germany. Siemens has chosen the German coastal town of Cuxhaven

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