Wind power News for October 2012

Wind power News Archive

DONG Energy wins 600MW project in Northern Ireland with consortium bid

First Flight Wind consortium gets Crown Estate approval for offshore wind farm.

Guest Blog: Can petrol generated from the air become carbon neutral?

In the last week, a British company (Air Fuel Synthesis) introduced us to a potential breakthrough piece of technology which can create petrol using just air and electricity.

Kroll Crane A/S takes a share of Clean Wind Energy Tower

The company will also supply cranes to help develop CWET's Downdraft Tower project

Blog: Renewable energy at home - the 6 key steps to getting it right you need to know

As energy demand rises and consumer electricity bills increase, more and more attention is turning to renewables.

Norstec: new industry network to push north sea offshore wind agenda

Over 40 organisations have joined forces to set out a long-term vision for the deployment of offshore wind in the northern seas and the economic opportunities this presents.

LM Wind Power to build new blade factory in Brazil

LM Wind Power has confirmed its plans to construct a new blade manufacturing facility in Brazil, expanding its presence in the Americas.

Editor's Blog: A startling fact for you...

For the decade 2002 to 2011 there were some 4130 natural disasters globally, resulting in more than a million deaths and an economic loss of at least $1.195 trillion.

Sheringham Shoal wind farm inaugurated in UK

Statoil and Statkraft collaborated on the £1 billion wind farm in a 50:50 joint venture.