Ground-breaking multi-megawatt turbine has potential to transform wind power market A ground-breaking next generation multi-megawatt turbine developed by the EU-funded ECOSWING project has the potential to transform the wind power market – the turbine looks set to change the way wind turbines operate and greatly expand the wind-energy sector. Capable of producing more than three megawatts […]

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The world’s largest operational offshore wind farm, Walney Extension, will be officially opened at a ceremony in Cumbria today (Thursday 6th September). The 659-megawatt (MW) project, owned by Ørsted (50%) and partners PKA (25%) and PFA (25%), leapfrogs London Array to become the world’s largest operational wind farm. Walney Extension’s 87 turbines are capable of […]

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BEIS ‘Announcement of further Contract for Difference auctions, giving the offshore wind sector certainty it needs to build on success through the next decade.   Meeting staff from the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult today in Newcastle ahead of the meeting of Regional Cabinet, Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry said: We are witnessing an unprecedented […]

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Guardian: Damian Carrington  Tidal power is the only renewable source derived from the moon. Now an extraordinary array of devices promise to unlock this vital energy potential Using giant kites, blades and paddles, and mimicking pogo sticks, blowholes and even the human heart, groups around the world are on the cusp of harnessing the colossal […]

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