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Germany's financial crisis has forced several offshore wind parks in the North Sea to be put on hold, government officials said. Some people involved in the wind farm project said they fear could worsen because of the lousy financial markets, Der Spiegel reported Friday. The German Environment Ministry sponsored an Offshore Summit Thursday to address the financial difficulties facing smaller energy companies, resulting in an agreement that the offshore industry would be considered in the...
Vattenfall and ScottishPower Renewables have entered into partnership to jointly bid in the third round of offshore wind farm development in the UK.
npower renewables, RWE Innogy's wholly owned UK-based subsidiary, has acquired 50% of the equity in Greater Gabbard Offshore Winds Limited from Scottish and Southern Energy.
British energy group Centrica has announced that its proposed 250MW offshore wind farm project, off the Lincolnshire coast, has received official consent.
E.ON has placed an order with Siemens Energy for the supply of 90 wind turbines for the Rodsand-II offshore wind farm south of the Danish island of Lolland in the Baltic Sea. The new project will have an installed capacity of 207MW.
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.
Despite being clean, green, and supported by policy makers, according to a report released today by global management consultancy Arthur D. Little, offshore wind faces significant barriers to cementing its position as a key component of Europe's future renewable energy mix.
By Dan Warburton THE QUEEN is buying one of the world's biggest wind turbines, being built by engineers in the North East. They are currently constructing the structure at the Clipper Centre of Excellence for Offshore Wind in Blyth, Northumberland.
Not True: I am puzzled by the repeated assertions by anti-wind turbine campaigners that wind farm developers get government subsidies (Peter H Johnson, Letters, July 29 ). This is simply not true as there are no subsidies for commercial onshore wind developments.
By David Wilcock The South West will miss its renewable energy targets unless there is a "massive" and speedy change in the attitude of the Government and councils, according to a new report.