Wind Energy

Narec installs anemometry platform for Blyth demonstration site


The British National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) has completed the installation of an offshore research and anemometry platform, three nautical miles off the coast of Blyth.

Wind energy systems learn to swim


An international research consortium intends to demonstrate the technical and financial feasibility of floating wind turbines. Scientists and companies from Germany, France, Spain, Great Britain, Norway and Belgium are working together on the FLOATGEN project (Demonstration of Two Floating Wind Turbine Systems for Power Generation in Southern European Deep Waters).

London Array officially inaugurated

Siemens supplied the turbines and also took care of the grid connection of the offshore wind farm London Array. (Photo: Siemens)

After all of its wind turbines were connected to the grid at the end of April, the world's largest offshore wind farm, London Array, was officially inaugurated on 4 July.