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2011-09-14 07:00:00

Tidal Today reports the tidal industry moves towards full scale multi megawatt arrays, one of the main challenges facing the sector is lowering projects overheads. London (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 The key is to ensure R&D investment looks at the overall infrastructure and practical mechanics of project installation and operation and maintenance regimes rather than development of turbine technologies in isolation, as reported by Tidal Today. Jon Harman at Tidal Today reports "What...

2008-09-25 17:46:43

YOU can forget the old images of the North East as a filthy industrial centre with chimneys throwing out smoke and tides washing coal dust on the blackened beaches. The last 30 years has seen a revolution in the way business treats the environment and the 21st Century has brought a recognition of the region as a European leader in green power and clean technology. Heavy industry has been transformed and nature reserves flourish next to Teesside chemical plants and Tyneside's heavy...

2008-07-21 18:00:41

By William Green AREVOLUTION in green energy will boost the North East economy by pounds 3bn and create up to 30,000 manufacturing jobs over the coming decade, a top Government minister predicted last night. Energy Minister Malcolm Wicks said the region was ready to "seize the moment" offered by a massive expansion of renewable energy, with thousands of new wind turbines set to be built on land out to sea around Britain by 2020. He acknowledged concerns about the credit crunch but...

2008-07-21 12:01:17

By Sarah Arnott Expansion of the world's off-shore wind power industry could create up to 30,000 manufacturing jobs in the North-east and bring in 3bn of investment, the Government's Energy Minister will say today. Malcolm Wicks is in Gates-head and Northumberland to open the site where the world's largest wind turbine - a mammoth 7.5 megawatt installation that will stand 10 times higher than the Angel of the North - is to be developed at the region's New and Renewable Energy Centre...

2006-02-20 23:10:47

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Energy Department said it has come up with $5 million to immediately restore jobs cut at a renewable energy laboratory President George W. Bush will visit on Tuesday, avoiding a potentially embarrassing moment as the president promotes his energy plan. In his State of the Union speech last month, Bush called for the United States to use less Middle East oil and develop alternative energy sources, including renewable energy such as wind,...