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By Kari Williamson
UK Energy Secretary Edward Davey says: “The UK and US are both making funding available for this technology and we're determined to work together to capitalise on this shared interested.”
The use of floating wind turbines could open up more areas to offshore wind as they can operate in deeper water than turbines dependent on fixed foundations.
The Clean Energy Ministerial is bringing together 23 energy ministers from leading economies to accelerate clean energy deployment. It is co-chaired by UK Energy Secretary Edward Davey and US Energy Secretary Steven Chu.
The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website during the month of June.
Offshore wind turbines could be sited in deeper water off the UK coast using floating foundations, according to the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI).
The UK has seen announcements worth £4.7 billion into renewables, supporting 15,000, in the period April 2011 to February 2012, and more is underway.
Prof Mark Goulthorpe will be the keynote speaker at the Future of Composites in Construction Show.
Metyx Composites plans to exhibit new fabric materials at JEC World composite show, taking place in Paris in March.
Acciona Construcción SA t has won this year’s JEC Construction Innovation Award for its pultruded composite panels.
Materials Today Interview with Dr Davide Crivelli from the Politecnico di Milano about acoustic emission.
An innovative building technique using stackable, sand reinforced polyester bricks could speed up the construction process.