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2008-06-25 06:03:16

By Ross Lydall The transmission system was built to distribute energy from coal- fired power stations. It cannot cope with new sources SOME days there's just too much going on. Such was the case last Thursday.

2008-06-24 02:30:18

By Rosemary Gallagher SCOTTISH & Southern Energy (SSE) is stepping up its investment in wind farm development in China in what will be seen as a significant expansion of its operations into a key overseas market.

2008-06-14 06:00:24

BRUSSELS, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- All across Europe, a wide range of events have taken place this week in the run-up to the European Wind Day 2008. Thousands of members of the public have already taken part in activities from exhibitions in Belgian train stations to photo contests in Sweden.

2006-04-04 08:00:00

Britain's fledgling offshore wind power industry, offering itself as a key player in fighting global warming, appealed on Tuesday for more government money.

2006-03-26 19:14:38

By Stuart Penson LONDON (Reuters) - The number of wind turbines dotted across Britain's landscape is set to surge over the next four years despite trouble getting planning permission, the wind power industry said on Monday.

2005-07-18 15:49:22

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's ministry of defense has lifted a ban on several wind farm projects in southern Scotland after allaying fears that they could interfere with a seismic station monitoring a ban on nuclear tests.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.