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EU offshore wind power capacity up 50% compared to first half 2011

132 new offshore wind turbines, totalling 523.2 megawatts (MW) were fully grid connected in Europe in the first six months of 2012. This is a 50% increase compared to the same period in 2011 when 348.1 MW were installed. “50 per cent more offshore wind power capacity was installed in Europe in the first half … Continue reading EU offshore wind power capacity up 50% compared to first half 2011

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SEAT Delivers Three Electric Cars to Barcelona

SEAT recently delivered three new electric vehicles to Barcelona where the vehicles will be tested by Barcelona City Hall in its municipal car fleet for an initial six-month trial period, during which SEAT will gather information and assess performance prior to mass production of electric vehicles. With the hybrid and electric vehicles, SEAT is developing … Continue reading SEAT Delivers Three Electric Cars to Barcelona

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Spanish tax the “final blow for wind energy”

 Plans to levy a charge of up to 11% of revenue on Spanish wind energy producers have been condemned by the industry there and are described as being “the final blow for wind energy” by President of the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) Rocio Sicre. Media reports have said that the production of nuclear, hydroelectric … Continue reading Spanish tax the “final blow for wind energy”

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