The Kent region of the UK is set to make a major contribution to the advance of commercial wind power with the government's green light for a wind farm on Romney Marsh.
Wind developers and local authorities throughout South West England are being urged to adopt a pioneering new model of best practice in public engagement around wind energy developments, as Regen SW launches its Wind Protocol.
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announced that its wind turbine design codes - termed FAST and ADAMS -- can now be used for worldwide turbine certification.
Scotland is well placed to meet its ambitious renewable energy targets, according to a report published by the Forum for Renewable Energy Development in Scotland (FREDS). The report, by the Forum's sub-group on Future Generation, looks at the role and challenges renewable energy will face up to 2020. It confirms that there are no technical obstacles involved in connecting the required new generation to the electricity network, although there will be upgrades and new investment required.
Britain's wind industry reached a symbolic landmark as the 1000th commercial wind turbine in the UK was commissioned. Although still a modest achievement compared to Germany's almost 14,000 machines and Denmark's 6,500 turbines, the breakthrough is expected to be swiftly followed by the 2000th wind turbine.
Decemeber 20, 2002 [SolarAccess.com] The former oil fabrication yard at Arnish on the outskirts of Stornoway, Scotland, will once again become a site of manufacturing activity as wind tower manufacturers, Cambrian Engineering, moves to the island. Cambrian Engineering will use the main fabrication workshop at Arnish Industrial Estate to manufacture wind turbine towers and foundations...
The "most successful renewables conference in the most successful year for wind power" was the take-home message from the British Wind Energy Association's 24th annual conference and exhibition held in Brighton last week...
Practical Ocean Energy Management Systems, Inc. (POEMS) has launched a new Web site where it provides an informative one-stop site for the general public as well as ocean-oriented businesses looking for large-scale, yet practical Renewable Energy solutions.
The market for wind energy in Germany increased by 59 percent last year, according to the country's wind energy association.
– The first windfarm in the northern Spanish region of Asturias , with an installed capacity of 24.4 MW, will use technology from MADE Tecnologias Renovables. MADE has incorporated its Geswind system for internet-based management and control of windfarms, which reportedly makes Pico Gallo Spain’s most technologically advanced wind facility. – Philippine National Oil Co-Energy...