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Energy news, June 2010

Vestas will deliver 139 of its V90-1.8 MW wind turbines to Renewable Energy Systems (RES) Americas Inc for the Cedar Point Wind farm in Lincoln and Elbert

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The offshore wind industry is urged to move towards standardised contracts to reduce risk and save project time, say energy consultancy Xodus Group and leg

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E.ON's Climate & Renewables Operations Team will stream live wind data from its Robbin Rigg offshore wind farm using Natural Power’s ZephIR lidar.

Vestas will deliver 44 of its V100-1.8 MW and 35 of its V90-1.8 MW wind turbines to Capital Power Corporation for its proposed Quality Wind Project in Brit

Gamesa’s G90 Class II wind turbine has been certified by GL Renewables Certification (GL).

DONG Energy has been awarded the concession to build the 400 MW Anholt offshore wind farm off the island of Anholt in the Kattegat, Denmark.

Dow Formulated Systems will introduce its latest composite products for the manufacture of wind turbine blades at the Wind Power Asia trade show in China t

Two prototype wind turbine blades GloBlades measuring 42 m have been flown from China to LM Wind Power’s facilities in Lunderskov, Denmark.

The Spanish EU Presidency has launched the 10-year, €6 billion, ‘European Wind Initiative (EWI) – a research and development roadmap for the wind energy se

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Indian Energy says the first 4.5 MW of its 16.5 MW wind farm at Theni has been registered under the Generation Based Incentive (GBI) scheme in India.

Wind turbine producer Vestas has established a permanent office in Johannesburg, South Africa to serve the emerging southern African wind energy market and

The US Department of Energy (DoE)'s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the University of Delaware will work towards a test site for commercial

The University of Maine’s Advanced Engineered Wood Composites Center has launched a website to provide information on the DeepCwind deepwater offshore wind

The Brussels-based organisation estimates that this would take total installed capacity to almost 85 GW by the end of they year - an increase of 13%.

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Siemens will supply German utility Erneuerbare Energien GmbH (ENBW) 288MW of turbines for the EnBW Baltic 2 offshore wind farm.

The belief that the European wind energy industry can make a serious contribution to green growth was backed by politicians of the left and right and trade

The University of Glasgow in the UK and Gaia-Wind Ltd have released the results of research showing that larger blades are more efficient at generating ele

The University of Glasgow and Gaia-Wind Ltd have released the results of research showing that larger blades are more efficient at generating electricity i

The federal government has signed an agreement with ten states to establish an offshore wind energy consortium for the Atlantic Ocean.

Washington rated top state in hydroelectric output and for green power from all renewable energy, including hydroelectric.

Applied NanoStructured Solutions LLC (ANS), a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corp, and glass fibre reinforcements supplier Owens Corning have signed a joint

Vestas is about to launch two R&D projects: cost-effective deep water foundations for large offshore wind turbines and an intelligent energy management sys

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LM Wind Power Service & Logistics has opened its North American regional wind blade service center in Abilene, Texas.

Following a record-breaking year of capacity additions in 2009 with 9.8 GW of wind projects installed, the US wind market finds itself confronting a growth

Mainstream Renewable Power, has completed Private equity is getting ready for investment in renewable energy over the next year, according to a recent KPMG

GE says it will provide direct-drive wind turbines for first offshore, freshwater wind farm in North America.

Nordex will deliver 8 of its N80/2500 wind turbines to the Screggagh wind farm in Northern Ireland for DW Consultancy Ltd.

3M has partnered with Rope Partner to conduct an in-field study on the effects of leading edge wind turbine blade damage.

China Windpower and Liaoning Energy will establish 18 new joint ventures (JVs) in Chaoyang, Liaoning Province, China, for the development of 900 MW of wind

The lack of financing is a major obstacles to growth of the wind energy industry in the USA, according to an industry opinion poll.

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) has published its 2009 Composites Industry Report, which provides the latest statistics on the US

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