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  • Will heat be the winner in de-icing turbine blades?

    Aug 22, 2014

    When it comes to keeping wind turbines operating smoothly in icy conditions, there are several approaches being considered and tried, from the highly technical to the old school ‘shiver’ technique.

  • Advancements for counteracting adverse weather and risky operating conditions

    Aug 15, 2014

    An offshore construction site can come across many hurdles, extreme weather conditions being one of them. We look at how specialists and suppliers are dealing with tricky situations offshore to avoid downtime and boost preparedness of personnel.

  • Funding for companies in the US

    Aug 4, 2014

    The U. S. Department of Energy and National Renewable Energy Laboratory last week announced funding for projects led by Pika Energy, Northern Power Systems, Endurance Wind Power, and Urban Green Energy that will help drive down the cost of small and medium-sized wind energy systems.

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  • Early bird will catch the worm in Canadian wind supply chain

    Sep 5, 2014

    Canada is the fourth largest exporter of renewable power in the world, but wind power makes up a very small part of the mix in this vast country. We look at how new energy policies are pushing wind projects forward and equally creating supply chain opportunities and challenges.

  • Will heat be the winner in de-icing turbine blades?

    Aug 22, 2014

    When it comes to keeping wind turbines operating smoothly in icy conditions, there are several approaches being considered and tried, from the highly technical to the old school ‘shiver’ technique.

  • Wind energy all the fashion in France

    Jul 10, 2014

    In a country famed for its adherence to style, across France there is plenty of evidence to suggest that wind energy is becoming an increasingly fashionable way to produce energy. We assess the latest targets under Energy Minister Segolene Royal.