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Statkraft starts work at Scottish wind farm using Enercon wind turbines

Statkraft has started construction work on a 66.7MW onshore wind farm in the Scottish Highlands, further strengthening the Norwegian company’s position in the UK’s renewables market. The company confirmed the Berry Burn Wind Farm, 30 kilometres east of … More →

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ENERCON installs prototype of new E-92 series

ENERCON has erected the prototype of the new E-92 series. The wind class IIA wind turbine was installed atop a 97-metre precast concrete tower in Simonswolde, Ostfriesland (Northern Germany). Immediately after the installation was complete, … More →

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China tops world in wind energy capacity

China’s installed capacities for wind power and hydropower have grown to the world’s largest, said Liu Zhenya,president of the China Electricity Council (CEC), on Sunday. Liu said at a power industry summit that China’s installed … More →

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Onshore wind energy is already cost competitive with coal and gas, and it is much cheaper than nuclear power

The cost of energy is a topic high up on the media agenda but it is a thorny issue complicated by all the different variables and methods used to calculate the cost of energy. One … More →

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GE developing new wind turbine blades to cut wind energy costs

One of the best ways to lower the cost of wind energy is simply to lower the cost of building the wind turbines. With that in mind, GE has partnered with Virginia Polytechnic Institute & … More →

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Wind Power Korea 2012 kicks off for advanced wind energy industry

Wind Power Korea 2012′ is held from 5th to 7th, December by Gyeongsangnam-do, a hub of east south area of Korea. 94 companies participate in the exhibition running at CECO (Changwon Exhibition Convention Center) located in Gyeongsangnam-do, … More →

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Wind power to ease India’s energy security with 89 GW by 2020

“Power shortages and energy security are both critical issues for India’s rapidly growing economy. Wind is already cost-competitive with heavily subsidized fossil fuel based energy in several Indian states, and its competitive position will only … More →

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NextEra completes purchase of Kansas wind farm

NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, the largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun in the United States, today announced that its subsidiaries have completed the purchase of the approximately 165-megawatt (MW) Cimarron I … More →

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GE Supplies Brazilian Wind Farm

GE and Brazil’s Renova Energia have signed a US$394 million contract for 230 wind turbines for a wind farm in Bahia state of Brazil. The purchase is part of Renova’s expansion plans that began in … More →

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Gamesa to supply 49.3 MW to Guangdong Nuclear Group in China

Gamesa has operated in China since 2000, installing more than 3,000 wind turbines at more than 60 wind farm sites across the country. As a wind farm developer, the company’s joint development pipeline in China … More →