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Energy features, January 2011

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GE returns offshore with new turbine

GE has returned to offshore wind for full with the introduction of its GW 4.1-113 direct drive offshore wind turbine at the European Wind Energy Associatio

Canadian Trillium Power’s offshore wind projects for the Great Lakes are great indeed – and could even beat Cape Wind to become North America’s first offsh

The offshore wind industry is facing a massive ramp up ahead of Round 3 developments in the UK. But with few developers setting up shop in the UK and a hes

The use of CFRP has spread to a multitude of new products requiring strength, reduced weight and high performance. CFRP is finding more applications in win

Designing wind turbine blades is about balancing aerodynamic performance and structural integrity, but design and analysis is often disconnected from the b

Using the experience it has gained from the aviation industry, LAP GmbH Laser Applikationen is now helping wind turbine blade manufacturers to improve accu

Planning permission and consents can be the death of many a renewable energy project. Which is why it remains vital to properly assess the environmental im

In the first of a special Renewable Energy Focus series looking at the key stages and processes involved in taking a wind project from A to Z, Gail Rajgor

Damage to wind turbine blades can significantly lower the turbine’s performance. On site repair of wind turbine blades has traditionally been time consumin

Even with downgraded expectations for China’s offshore wind market, there is still a major opportunity for the country to power up its coastal regions from

In total Latin America spans over 21,000,000 km2 and is home to a wide range of environments. Many of these are ideal for renewable energy production. From

A solar-powered aircraft has set a flight endurance record by remaining aloft for over two weeks. George Marsh reports.

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