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2012-08-03 23:03:14

Have we just witnessed Britain simply not wake up early enough to take the lead on offshore wind construction? Or is Germany just making proactive strides to get the edge on those late Brits? LONDON (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 More than 20 offshore wind parks have been approved in the North Sea and three more in the Baltic, all outside the 12 nautical mile Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Inside the EEZ, four wind parks have been approved in the North Sea and two in the Baltic. In total, there...

2012-08-03 23:03:13

In little over a month, the first-ever Wind Energy Summit with an exclusive focus on the entire wind farm supply chain, will take place in Germany, the top country for wind energy production in Europe. LONDON (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 The economic crisis has had a knock on effect on the supply chain over the past five years, but since the economy has grown in strength, so has the faith in the wind supply chain. Such faith has left the industry at over capacity with regard to turbine...

Vertical Wind Turbines May Boost Offshore Power
2012-07-31 15:53:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A once-promising wind turbine prospect is getting a second look as engineers attempt to refine the technology for use in offshore power generation. Modern wind power is primarily generated by horizontal axis wind turbines (HAWT), but in the 1970s and 80s, during the early stages of wind power technology, another design was actively pursued because of its simplicity and reliability. Vertical axis wind turbines (VAWT), which have blades...


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