Wind power Features for December 2008

Wind power Features Archive

Climate: urgent action required Climate: urgent action required

It's been another busy period for GWEC's Steve Sawyer, who has attended an eye-watering number of international events on the circuit. Here, he brings us up to date with a view from the front line of the climate change debate…

Round 3 of UK offshore wind development underway Round 3 of UK offshore wind development underway

96 entities have set their sights on the UK's latest round of offshore wind project development.

Making wind more efficient? Making wind more efficient?

With rising demand for wind power, wind turbine manufacturers are searching for solutions to make their turbines more efficient, at the same time increasing reliability and reducing maintenance. Renewable Energy Focus' Kari Larsen investigates two routes for achieving this: integrated drivetrains and direct drive technology.