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Energy news, August 2012

German project developer juwi has formed a joint venture with Austria’s Verbund AG.

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week.

Flessak Energia Eolica Ltd (FEEL) of Brazil and Global Blade Technology (GBT) of the Netherlands have formed a new company GBT do Brasil Equipamentos Eolic

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has announced that it is intensifying its cost reduction plans in order to prepare for a challenging 2013. It will

The long running dispute over the Cape Wind offshore wind project in Nantucket Sound, 30 miles from the shore of the state of Massachusetts, has come anoth

Keele University has been working in partnership with McCamley Ltd, a renewable energy company with premises on the Keele campus business park, to develop

While policy prospects beyond 2012 remain uncertain, the US wind power sector was one of the fastest growing wind energy markets in the world throughout 20

Some wind turbine blade manufacturers are turning to carbon fibre reinforced thermoplastic composites, which are less liable to break and easier to repair

Shepherd Construction has completed the construction of a new offshore wind turbine blade testing facility in at Blyth, Northumberland.

US President Barack Obama has given his support to seven “nationally and regionally significant solar and wind energy projects” – including a 3GW wind farm

Offshore construction work has got underway for the Meerwind Süd and Ost Offshore Wind Farms.

ABB has secured a key order to supply substations and transmission infrastructure to increase wind-generated electricity in Brazil’s energy mix.

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week.

As the Spanish wind industry faces the crushing prospect of an 11% tax to be levied on it, its US counterpart is sighing with relief after proposals to ext

Although offshore wind is often the most talked about part of the wind sector, it is likely to account for no more than 10% of global installed wind power

Siemens has won its first major order for wind turbines in Australia.

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