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RWE to sell 49% stake in Humber Gateway wind farm

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 11/23/2020 - 12:03
RWE continues its strategy of selling stakes in its offshore wind assets to fund investments in further renewable energy development
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Vestas launches probe as newly installed V150 collapses in Sweden

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 11/23/2020 - 10:49
Vestas and developer Wpd have launched investigation after a newly installed Vestas V150 turbine collapsed at a Swedish wind farm over the weekend
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GE 'in talks' to set up UK offshore wind turbine factory

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 11/20/2020 - 13:03
GE Renewable Energy is understood to be negotiating with UK government officials over a wind turbine factory in north-east England or eastern Scotland
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ORE Catapult plans 3D wind turbine blade printing

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 11/20/2020 - 12:13
The UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult will invest in a prototype blade manufacturing facility that uses additive manufacturing
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‘Wind turbines don’t turn forever’: Industry issues new end-of-life guidance

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 11/20/2020 - 11:58
WindEurope has issued new guidance on dismantling onshore turbines, many thousands of which are due to be decommissioned over the next three years
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‘Melting’ blades offer glimpse of recyclable future

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 11/19/2020 - 14:37
A thermoplastic composite turbine blade could “transform” the wind industry following validation at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
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Offshore wind construction rules 'need major shift' to hit 300GW target

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 11/19/2020 - 12:20
The EU’s wind industry has warmly welcomed the EU Commission’s plans for 300GW of offshore wind by 2050, but it warns that money alone won’t solve the ‘mammoth task ahead’
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Conscious Container Start-up and Anheuser-Busch Invite The North Bay To "Refill My Beer"

Global Warming - Thu, 11/19/2020 - 08:00
Pilot program washes and refills Michelob ULTRA® Pure Gold and Elysian Space Dust IPA bottles in select markets

Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Convenes Mayors Water Equity Commission

Global Warming - Thu, 11/19/2020 - 08:00
Eleven mayors from major Great Lakes and St. Lawrence cities are coming together to address water equity challenges as part of a new Mayors Water Equity Commission.

Barakah Unit 1 Reaches 80 Percent Power

Nuclear Power - Wed, 11/18/2020 - 23:12
Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the Joint Venture nuclear operations and maintenance subsidiary and Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), announced Wednesday that the reactor of Unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant has achieved 80 percent of the Unit 1 reactor’s rated capacity power. (read more)

Terrestrial Energy, NRG, To Test Graphite

Nuclear Power - Wed, 11/18/2020 - 22:51
Charlotte, NC-based NRG confirmed this week that it started a program with Canadian firm Terrestrial Energy with graphite irradiation tests for the High Flux Reactor.(read more)

Plant Components Reach Turkey And Bangladesh

Nuclear Power - Wed, 11/18/2020 - 21:42
Russian state-owned corporation Rosatom has notched major shipping milestones at nuclear plants under construction in Turkey and Bangladesh.(read more)

Vestas to cut 'about 200 jobs' at Colorado blade factory

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 11/18/2020 - 17:57
Vestas announced the lay-offs in anticipation of reduced market volumes in the US in the near-term
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Offshore blade maintenance robot wins major backing from GE

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 11/18/2020 - 12:11
Novel remote blade maintenance technique for offshore wind farms wins accolades in an important competition organised by GE Renewable Energy and renewable energy research groups
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Exclusive: Vestas deploys remotely operated blade-correcting installation tool

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 11/18/2020 - 12:07
Vestas has started using a new remotely operated blade installation tool that removes the need for handheld taglines
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Siemens Gamesa names new offshore CEO

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 11/18/2020 - 11:36
Siemens Gamesa has overhauled its senior management team following the abrupt departure of CEO Markus Tacke earlier this year
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Offshore wind ‘key to UK’s green industrial revolution’

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 11/18/2020 - 10:51
The UK government's ten-point plan includes £12 billion of government investment in offshore wind, hydrogen, nuclear, electrical vehicles and other sectors key to energy transition
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GE to supply Cypress turbines for Lithuanian wind farms

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 11/17/2020 - 15:55
European Energy has contracted GE Renewable Energy to supply 22 Cypress turbines. They are destined for wind farms of 121MW combined capacity
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Leaked document reveals plan for 300GW of EU offshore wind by 2050

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 11/17/2020 - 12:17
WindEurope responds to the document that foresees a 25-fold increase in EU offshore wind capacity
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CIP and Forestalia to invest in 27 Spanish wind farms

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 11/17/2020 - 11:45
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Forestalia are to partner on a 1GW portfolio in Aragon, Spain
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