• 19.12.2014

    Europe’s largest photovoltaic plant

    In French Cestas, Europe’s largest photovoltaic plant with a capacity of 300 MW is just being built. The construction company relies on highly modern tools.

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  • 19.12.2014

    New system for remote wind farm operation

    The wind power experts Iberdrola and Gamesa launch a new system called “WindCORE + WindOne”, with which wind turbines by any manufacturer can be managed from afar.

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  • 19.12.2014

    Feeling the noise

    By using longer blades and fine-tuning them into more aerodynamic shapes, manufacturers are squeezing more and more performance out of their wind turbines. But the background noise caused by stalling continues to grate on some people’s nerves. The phenomenon requires more than just a psychologist.

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  • 19.12.2014

    USA imposes anti-dumping duties

    The U.S. Department of Commerce has imposed anti-dumping duties of more than 50% on solar products from China and 20% on products from Taiwan. The process was initiated by the American subsidiary of the German solar company SolarWorld AG.

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  • 19.12.2014

    Wind in Vienna

    Nearly 400 people visited the 11th Austrian Wind Energy Symposium AWES 2014 on 3 and 4 December. The two-day event was hosted at Aula der Wissenschaften in the centre of Vienna.

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  • 19.12.2014

    Vestas receives 310 MW order

    Vestas has received an order for 365 V52-850 kW turbines for the 310 MW Lake Turkana Wind Power Project in Kenya. The order is the largest in Vestas’ history in terms of number of wind turbines in a single project.

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  • 19.12.2014

    U.S. extends PTC

    The American wind power industry will have a brief opportunity for new projects as the U.S. Senate voted to extend a critical incentive for 2014. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) promised to continue seeking a more stable policy to allow wind energy to keep scaling up in America.

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