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Global wind capacity growth must triple over next decade

Global wind capacity growth must triple over next decade: Global wind power installations need to increase three times faster over the next decade than the current rate to help countries to remain on a net zero route & restrain global warming. This is as believed by a new analysis by the Global Wind Energy Council…
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50MW Scottish wind farm obtained by BayWa r.e

50MW Scottish wind farm obtained by BayWa r.e: BayWa r.e a global renewable energy developer has obtained a 50MW wind project in Scotland from Blue Energy. The ten-turbine ‘High Constellation’ wind farm is located 20 Kilometres south of Tarbert village and 30 Kilometres north of Campbeltown, is an altitude of around 230 metres. They have…
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Twin turbine floating wind partnership introduced

Twin turbine floating wind partnership introduced: Hexicon, a Swedish floating wind developer, has teamed up with American engineering firm Bechtel to initiate a duplicate turbine floating foundation within British waters. The partnership will oversee the progression of a 40MW floating wind project & will examine the role it would play in the local business. The…
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20000 EVs a week to be charged by wind turbines

20000 EVs a week to be charged by wind turbines: In Belgian Port there will be a total of 11 wind turbines used to charge more than 20,000 electric vehicles (EVs) every week. Claimed to be the largest onshore wind farm in Flanders the 44MW project was built after a collaboration of ENGIE, the Port…
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Lowest carbon electricity in UK hits record in 2020

Lowest carbon electricity in UK hits record in 2020: Low carbon electricity generation grew to a record high of 57.5% in the last year. Bioenergy, wind and solar recorded improved varying between 5% and 20%, this is according to official BEIS figures. At an equivalant time, gas provided 40.6% of electricity generation and nuclear 19.3%…
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New EDF Scottish wind farm construction to begin

New EDF Scottish wind farm construction to begin: EDF Renewables‘ portfolio will soon add another wind farm after the company announced the development of a new wind park project in North Lanarkshire, northeast of Glasgow, construction is due to start 1st March. Predicted to finish by June 2022 the 30MW project is expected to provide…
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Wind turbine firm Vestas announces 300 set to lose jobs

Wind turbine firm Vestas announces 300 set to lose jobs: Vesta has made an annoucement regarding the 300 jobs that have been lost as a consequence of merging three Colorado factories which will lead to lower near-term market demand. This is thought to affect 450 employees within the buisness, however around 150 of those employees…
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Vattenfall’s Norfolk wind farm halted by resident

Vattenfall’s Norfolk wind farm halted by resident: Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard project has been halted by the High Court which has decided to quash permission after a challenge from one man living nearby. Raymond Pearce who lives near a planned cable route took the case into court. The impact of Vanguard base on the landscape and…
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Global solar needs to climb in 2021 by 30%

Global solar needs to climb in 2021 by 30%: The global demand for solar installations is set to climb by 30% in 2021 as stated in new reported. That’s as reported by the IHS Markit new report, which advises the sector this year will be seeing a record amount for solar set ups fuelled by…
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Pedestrian bridge to be made from old wind turbine blades

Pedestrian bridge to be made from old wind turbine blades: County Cork in Ireland will be a home very soon to a pedestrian bridge built out of old wind turbine blades. Researchers at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), have begun a project that aspires to discover the capability of repurposing useless wind turbine blades in…
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