Wind-powered chemicals

How Eastman Chemical Company is planning to capitalise on low cost green energy

'Holistic' thinking needed for Britain’s future electricity networks

Europe’s largest professional body for engineers is helping to create a holistic approach to the design of the Britain’s electricity networks

Europe power supplies 'at risk without market reform'

Power sector reforms becoming urgent as renewables boom, according to a new study

Floating meteorological data monitoring system

LiDAR systems measure wind speed and direction by comparing the light from a laser beam, reflected by microscopic dust particles in the atmosphere, to a reference light source

Wind turbine energy testing is a breeze

To increase efforts in providing environmentally friendly power sources, Vestas has expanded its wind turbine testing capabilities

Cost pressures for wind turbine bearings

Even higher expectations regarding service life and reliability twinned with pressure on costs: this is the picture currently emerging for bearings in the wind energy industry

Steam technology opens up new perspectives in industrial part cleaning

EcoCSteam system removes both particulate and film-type contamination from from parts and surfaces

5,400Te capacity cable turntable

Jan de Nul selects Caley cable turntable for Northwind Offshore Wind Power Plant project

Platform to validate wind conditions for offshore wind demonstration site

Fitted with technologies for measuring wind, observing marine conditions and collecting marine life data

Vertical profiling of the offshore wind

Data acquired will be used to inform understanding of the conditions in which large offshore turbines operate

Wind farm contract awarded to Nordex

Nordex delivering the first wind farm project to Finland under framework agreement

Wind turbine blades delivered by rail

SNCF Geodis and Vestas launch new concept in the transportation

Offshore wind demonstration project moves offshore

Research facility will be installed three nautical miles off the UK's Northumberland coast

Diver-less export cable repair

Pharos Offshore Group completes cable repair and burial for the London Array Offshore Wind Farm

Industry welcomes UK Government decision on wind, wave and tidal energy to unlock growth

Additional certainty from decision will unlock projects valued at billions of pounds, says RenewableUK

Flexible aluminium power cable for wind turbines

Cable is made of finely-stranded aluminium and is highly flexible, says HELUKABEL

Improved tensioners for wind turbine foundation bolting

Required to tighten wind turbine base and foundation bolts because the bolts are located very close to the tower structure

Growth in materials demand for wind turbine blades

Value of global composite blade market estimated at €4bn in 2011 of which about €1.5bn was raw materials

Support for wind in countryside strong – two-thirds of rural residents back wind power

RenewableUK welcomes recognition by CPRE of importance of onshore wind in UK’s plans to tackle climate change



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