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2013-06-13 00:22:31

Three-Day Event Promotes Recovery of Wind Power Industry in China SHANGHAI, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of firms in China exiting or reducing their exposure to the wind power sector is expected to significantly level off, as new policies supporting renewable energy being developed at the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and the National People's Congress (NPC) come on line. At the end of last year, China Longyuan Power Group's 150MW...

2013-06-12 16:22:44

BOSTON, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two new, peer-reviewed studies show that there is evidence that individuals living near industrial wind turbines are at risk for a number of health ailments, including stress and sleep disturbance. "Industrial wind turbines can harm human health if sited too close to residents," according to a paper in the May, 2013 issue of Canadian Family Physician. "The documented (medical) symptoms are usually stress disorder-type diseases ... and can...

2013-06-12 16:22:20

Growing jobs in the wind energy industry are featured as Ontario, Quebec factories open doors to public OTTAWA, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - To mark the 5(th) Annual Global Wind Day, held on June 15(th), the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is proud to launch the second annual Power of Wind Blog Contest with bursary prizes for students entering post-secondary education. CanWEA is inviting students from across Canada to submit a 300 word blog on the subject of Building a clean...

2013-06-12 12:23:52

JAKARTA, Indonesia, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Energy Corporation (OTCQB: CPPXF) (the "Company") an emerging international energy company, today announced that it has acquired a 51% shareholding stake in Visionaire Energy AS ("Visionaire"), a privately held Norwegian company. The acquisition was accomplished by an arms-length, non-cash, share-swap transaction with the shareholders of Visionaire. The Company is issuing 20 million of its common shares, representing a stake of...

2013-06-06 23:38:01

The report covers the global Power Grid System Market in Subsea which includes different components of Subsea power grid system, types of power supply sources for Subsea Power Grid System, and other related segments. (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 The report "Power Grid System Market in Subsea, By Offshore Power (Captive Generation, Wind Power, Others), Components (Cables, Variable Speed Drives, Transformers, Switch gears & Others), and Geography - Global Trends & Forecast To 2018.”...

2013-06-06 23:34:41

Improving the Safety and Efficiency of Deepwater Production and Exploration New York, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Oil and Gas IQ has just announced the date of its inaugural SURF Technologies Summit scheduled for August 27-28, 2013 in Houston, TX. Oil and Gas IQ´s SURF Technologies 2013 is a forum on the latest subsea production technology, projects, and research. The major shift away from landside drilling is leading to exciting new possibilities in offshore exploration and production....

2013-06-04 23:19:07

Mactech Offshore, a leading provider of subsea and offshore machining solutions, has recently received patent-pending status on its Articulating Diamond Wire Saw. The saw is designed for subsea and topside cutting of a variety of materials and projects in the offshore oil industry and utilizes an articulating cutting arm for minimal clearance during cuts. Broussard, Louisiana (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 “The Articulating Diamond Wire Saw has recently emerged as the game changer in the...

2013-05-29 08:24:15

HOUSTON, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Deep Down, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCQX: DPDW), an oilfield services company specializing in complex deepwater and ultra-deepwater oil production distribution system support services today announced that Randolph W. Warner has joined its Board of Directors, effective May 28, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121204/LA23242LOGO) Mr. Warner has joined the Board as an independent director and was appointed Chairman of the Audit Committee of...

2013-05-28 21:51:04

Wind energy capacity is growing rapidly in the cold climates of the world. According to the latest forecasts, between 45 and 50 gigawatts of wind energy will be built in cold climates by 2017, which would mean an increase of as much as 72 per cent since the end of 2012 and investments amounting to approximately EUR 75 billion. “This is a huge opportunity,” says Research Scientist Tomas Wallenius from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. “There has been a lot of talk...

2013-05-21 12:23:09

Projects are Juhl's First Wind Energy Developments Outside of the United States PIPESTONE, Minn., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Juhl Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: JUHL), the leader in Community Wind Power, today announced the recent acquisition of two wind energy projects located in western New Brunswick, Canada from Canadian developer Terravis Wind. The projects are being developed under NB Power's "Embedded Generation" program, which is designed to allow Independent Power Producers to sell...