27 Jan '12, 9am

REpower installs 3.4 MW onshore wind turbine in the UK

Comment: putting the case for wind In light of the recent criticisms of wind power, Rick Eggleston, managing director of REpower's UK operation has his say. Renewable power generation – a status report Despite the international economic crisis and the reduction of Government incentives, renewable energy is continuing to have a growing impact on the world energy market. Experts from Lahmeyer International and the Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum examine the 2009 statistics, and highlight newly-installed capacity, major technological developments and emerging market trends. Wind turbine producers step into ten league boots Wind turbines are getting bigger, driven by economies of scale and the need to increase ‘power per tower’ at wind farms, especially offshore. George Marsh explores the megaturbine seascape. EU renewables: will the decade belong to onshore wind? Onshore ...

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