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Energy news, June 2013

New standard will increase confidence in floating offshore wind turbines –  DNV KEMA

DNV KEMA has released a new standard for floating offshore wind turbine structures which it says will give the nascent floating-turbine sector the confiden

Wind turbine developers will soon have open access to a £50mn testing facility in the U.K. based on unique and leading-edge technology.

The company says sensors in the blades will be able to predict weather conditions and calculate when they can harvest the most energy from the wind - while

At 200MW, the development will also be one of the biggest in Europe, according to the companies.

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2013 is expected to be a challenging year for the wind energy industry with global grid-connected installations set to be down 5% to 43.4 GW, according to

The 83.5 m long blade – said to be the world's largest to date – was commissioned by Samsung Heavy Industries and the first prototype was designed and manu

Vestas has manufactured the first prototype blade for its new V117-3.3 MW wind turbine at its factory in Brighton, Colorado, USA.

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