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Floating wind farm study launched in Cornwall

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk 21 February 2012 A £25m floating wind farm could be built off the coast of Hayle in west Cornwall, it has been announced. The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) is funding a feasibility study on using the county’s wave hub facility. The hub is the world’s largest wave energy test site which was put … Continue reading

Have you ever wondered what the inside of a wind turbine looks like?

Take a look at this great video showing the details of a wind turbine:

UK Reaches 6GW of Installed Wind Power Capacity

Posted by : Offshore WIND staff, January 19, 2012; Image: Vattenfall RenewableUK, the trade association representing the renewable energy industries, has announced that the country’s wind sector has reached a landmark 6 gigawatts of installed capacity – enough to supply electricity to 3,354,893 homes. The 6GW threshold was reached by the Ormonde offshore wind farm, off … Continue reading

Gamesa for Dundee

While Michelin pumps up investment in its Dundee plant, the City of Discovery’s hopes of getting on board the renewable energy bandwagon have suffered a damaging puncture. Read more at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-16017398