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Comment: Driven by 2020 targets, wind power market in CEE breezes ahead

With the traditional wind energy markets in Europe approaching saturation, wind turbine manufacturers and project developers are looking for new frontiers.

Vinyl esters get radical in composite markets

Delving into the polymerisation of vinyl esters via reactive free radicals, Vicki P. McConnell reports on the range of performance and processing options d

Wind turbines are getting bigger, driven by economies of scale and the need to increase ‘power per tower’ at wind farms, especially offshore. George Marsh

The US Secretary of the Interior has finally approved the Cape Wind offshore plan to build 130 wind turbines on the country’s east coast. But does this win

Plans for wind farms are often opposed by defence organisations and air traffic control services on the grounds that they interfere with radar, making it d

Storms and lightning strikes are a significant safety risk for wind farm workers. Don Leick examines the guidelines and best practice used by top wind powe

Reinforced Plastics takes a look at what's happening at this year's show, which is being held in Essen, Germany, on 14-16 September.

The offshore wind turbines that will fulfil the UK’s Round 3 needs require a sophisticated supply chain of service and installation vessels, not to mention

Dr Rob Banerjee, Vice President, Business Development at WebCore Technologies, discusses how a new core material can help manufacturers of large wind turbi

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