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Fish Thriving Around Wind Farms
2012-04-11 03:53:17

The first Danish study into how one of the worlds largest wind farms affects marine life is now completed. It shows that the wind turbines and the fish live quite happily together. Indeed some species of fish have actually increased in number. As work is just beginning on Denmark's newest and so far largest offshore wind farm off the island of Anholt, comes some hopefully good news for all fish in the area. A new report from the Danish wind-park Horns Rev 1, one of the world's largest...

2008-10-07 12:00:46

By TIM SHARP AMEC has sold its wind energy arm to Sweden's Vattenfall for GBP126.6m Vattenfall, Europe's fifthlargest electricity producer, said the purchase would expand its presence in the UK market and said it and AMEC have also entered into a strategic alliance to pursue lowcarbon energy projects. The move comes just six months after the Scottish Government turned down an application by Lewis Wind Power, a consortium of AMEC and British Energy, to build a wind farm in the Hebrides...

2008-08-30 09:00:57

By SCOTT HARPER By Scott Harper The Virginian-Pilot Researchers studying a potential offshore wind farm on the Virginia coast have reached the halfway point of their work but already have come to a solid conclusion: The clean-energy project is realistic and doable. "We're not seeing any show-stoppers," said Larry Atkinson, an oceanographer at Old Dominion University in Norfolk. While plenty of environmental and logistical questions remain, including potential conflicts with the...

2008-06-25 09:03:19

Denmark-based Dong Energy's supervisory board has decided to build and operate the 30MW Karnice-I onshore wind farm in Poland. The new wind farm represents an expected investment of DKK443 million. The Karnice-I, which was given final regulatory approval in the spring of 2008, will be located in the municipality of Karnice in northeastern Poland. Dong Energy is already the operator of the nearby 31MW Lake Ostrowo wind farm, which became operational in 2007. In addition to Karnice-I, Dong...

2008-06-16 09:01:04

Industrial enzymes producer Novozymes has reached an agreement with Dong Energy to progressively reduce its use of energy and convert the savings realized, into the purchase of energy from the Horns Rev-2 offshore wind turbine park. Novozymes will use the actual savings from reducing its energy use to purchase renewable energy that will be delivered from the proposed Horns Rev offshore wind park. The agreement represents more than 30% of the wind turbine park's total capacity. The...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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