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Latest Wind power in the United Kingdom Stories

2008-09-10 00:00:00

I think Philip Bramey ought to look at a few hard facts about renewable energy ("Wave hub is better bet than wind farm", August 26) before dismissing wind power in favour of wave and tidal, then perhaps his blood pressure might subside a bit! Every source of energy, conventional or renewable, has its good and bad points.

2008-09-08 06:00:20

By Rosemary Gallagher ENERGY firm ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) has set an ambitious new target for wind-farm development by revealing that it wants to increase capacity by 80 per cent.

2008-09-05 12:00:34

By MARTIN WILLIAMS AN offshore wind farm which will provide enough electricity to power 372,000 homes was given the go-ahead yesterday.

2008-09-05 00:00:23

Home News IN BRIEF *An offshore wind farm that will provide enough electricity to power 372,000 homes has been given the go-ahead. The 500MW Duddon Sands scheme, off Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, is one of the largest offshore wind farms to get the green light in the UK.

2008-08-30 18:00:30

BRITAIN'S first offshore wind farm - located half a mile off the Northumberland coastline - should soon be producing energy again after standing idle for more than two years.

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.

2008-08-28 00:00:34

Flexibility and capacity are the two fundamental issues which need to be addressed in order for renewable energy targets to be achieved. That's the view of experts in the field based in the eastern region of Carter Jonas.

2008-08-14 12:00:49

Siemens Energy has won a contract from engineering major Fluor to connect the 500MW Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm to the British power grid. The value of the order is approximately E84 million.

2008-07-28 06:01:14

By Dani Webb PLANS for a controversial five-turbine wind farm have been submitted by developers. Broadview Energy?s planning application for the turbines on farmland between Hilton and Seamer, near Stockton, will be considered next month by Stockton and Hambleton councils.

2008-07-28 03:00:35

ONE of the UK's leading renewable generators has joined with a Danish utility company to buy out Shell's stake in the London Array offshore wind farm.


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  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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