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Wind farm contract awarded to Nordex

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



60kW variable speed wind turbine

Each turbine is fitted with four AC drives from Control Techniques



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



Offshore wind demonstration project moves offshore

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



Seminar: Improve your wind farm performance and efficiency

Improve uptime, detecting and diagnosing turbine faults, recording KPI data, tracking weather information



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



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



2.5MW wind turbines with 103m rotors to power four Polish wind projects

GE’s 2.5 series wind turbines offer high efficiency and reliability for a broad range of wind conditions



Consent granted for 299MW wind farm

Made up of 76 turbines, it would have the highest generating capacity of any onshore wind farm in England and Wales



Latest tests confirm increased energy generation of small wind turbine

R9000 5kW turbine one of first small wind turbines to be fully certified under Microgeneration Certification Scheme



Developing safe transfer to fixed structures offshore

Personnel-access system will 'stabilise personnel carrier regardless of the motion of the ship'



67 per cent in favour of the use of wind power in the UK

A majority (67 per cent) find the look of wind farms on the landscape acceptable



Bird monitoring at wind farms

Computer modelling tools enable wind farm developers and operators to monitoring bird behaviour



Improving the efficiency and reliability of wind turbines

Increasing the swept area of a wind turbine’s blades is the key to improved performance and levels of power generation



VIDEO: Offshore turbine achieves reliability run with 99.05 per cent availability

Sweden’s largest wind turbine in Gothenburg harbour reaches important milestone; will produce electricity for 3,000+ homes per year



Real time bolt measurement

Precise real-time measurements of forces affecting a bolted joint on a wind turbine tower



Automation control panels with communication and fieldbus capabilities

Battery back-up for real time data management in case of accidental power failure



Wind power soars – nearly five million UK homes powered in 2011

Wind output increases by over half compared to 2010; contribution driven by bigger capacity and higher wind speeds



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