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Energy news, August 2013

Toho Tenax carbon fibre used to manufacture solar car

Toho Tenax Co Ltd and GH Craft Ltd have worked with Japan’s Kogakuin University to develop a carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) car for the World Solar

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Vestas has received an order for 21 MW from Vindkraft Ukraina LLC for its Beregovaya and Stavki wind power plants, located in the Kherson region of the cou

Brazilian government energy agency EPE has approved 377 wind projects with a combined installed capacity of 8.999GW.

Demand for new wind power equipment is set to contract in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region in 2013 and 2014, in spite of an expected strong

DONG Energy has entered into cooperation with an academic consortium of three UK universities to find ways to reduce the cost of energy from offshore wind

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German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex has signed a multi-year supply agreement with TPI Composites, USA, for the delivery of NR-58.5 rotor blades. TPI wi

The furniture retail giant is buying the 7.65MW Carrickeeny Wind Farm from Mainstream Renewable Power.

Aberdeen, UK-based energy services group SeaEnergy plc and Robert Gordon University (RGU) have launched a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to improve

While annual wind power additions in the United States achieved record levels in 2012, wind energy pricing is near an all-time low, says a new report relea

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