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Energy news, May 2013

Consumption of composite materials in the Indian wind energy industry is forecast to grow 12.8% per year between 2013 and 2018, according to a report from

First  grid-connected offshore wind turbine in North America launched

The University of Maine (UMaine)’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center and its partners will hold a launch celebration today for VolturnUS 1:8, the f

Three of Scotland’s east coast universities are combining their expertise and experience – and advantage of location – to launch a new institute they say a

Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has approved 3B's HiPer-tex™ W2020 high-performance direct roving, which is used in the manufacture of wind turbine blades.

Siemens – which is hosting six Round Table discussions around the globe to discuss levers for optimising energy systems worldwide – says if regional charac

The 2012 report by the World Wind Energy Association shows 100 countries are using electricity generated by wind turbines, with Iceland recently becoming t

Siemens has been awarded a contract to construct the US's largest state-run wind farm.

A European consortium has secured €3,964,797 of EU funding to research the replacement of thermoset composites with thermoplastic composites in certain com

Spanish energy company Iberdrola has completed a geotechnical feasibility study for its Wikinger offshore wind project in German – a key milestone in the o

The first order for GE’s new 2.5-120 brilliant wind turbines has been announced - Invenergy has ordered three units as part of an 86-turbine deal with GE f

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