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2008-07-23 00:00:42

The race to harness Britain's coastal wind energy could generate 30,000 jobs, the Government says. Energy Minister Malcolm Wicks said yesterday that expansion in offshore wind power could cause a surge in employment and attract Pounds 3bn of investment to the North East alone.

2008-07-22 12:01:02

By DAVID LEASK SCOTLAND yesterday staked its claim as Europe's green energy powerhouse as ministers approved plans for the continent's biggest onshore wind farm.

2008-07-22 06:00:41

By From news reports The German utility E.ON and Dong Energy of Denmark said Monday that they had agreed to buy Royal Dutch Shell's stake in London Array, one of the world's largest planned wind farms, averting the threat of the project being cancelled.

2008-07-22 03:00:38

Scottish and Southern Energy has been granted consent by Scottish ministers to develop the Clyde wind farm with a total capacity of up to 456MW in southern Scotland. The wind farm will be built in two phases and, on completion is expected to be the largest onshore wind farm in Europe.

2008-07-21 18:00:41

A GOVERNMENT Minister claimed today that 30,000 manufacturing jobs could be created in the region because of offshore wind farms.

2008-07-16 00:00:29

MORE wind farm developments are in the pipeline for the East Riding as pressure builds to meet ambitious renewable energy targets.

2008-07-08 03:00:23

By Null, Jan Archer, Cristina As the debate over the need for renewable energy heats up in meeting rooms, legislatures, and boardrooms across the globe, the ultimate renewable energy source is blowing all around us.

2008-06-27 15:02:55

By Mary Landers, Savannah Morning News, Ga. Jun. 26--As the prospects for wind energy in Georgia improve, a wind advocacy group breezed into Savannah on Wednesday with meetings at the Metropolitan Planning Commission and at Oatland Island Wildlife Center.

2008-06-27 06:02:54

By Bill Jamieson WHEN politicians call for a "national debate", it is a sure sign that the most dubious policy is about to be railroaded through, whether we debate it or not.

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.


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