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Offshore wind power project on Malta continues as planned

Hexicon AB, a Swedish clean tech company specializing in the design of off-shore platforms for wind and wave power, is together with local subsidiary Hexicon Malta Ltd continuing the development of a renewable energy solution for Malta in close cooperation with Maltese authorities. The project is independent of and thereby unaffected by the European Commission’s … Continue reading Offshore wind power project on Malta continues as planned

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Wind farm: UK subsidy cut less severe than feared but future targets in jeopardy

Investors and potential investors in onshore wind energy in the UK can breathe a sigh of relief today after the government agreed to cut subsidies by 10% from April 2013, and not 25% as was previously feared. “Renewable energy will create a multibillion-pound boom for the British economy, driving growth and supporting jobs across the … Continue reading Wind farm: UK subsidy cut less severe than feared but future targets in jeopardy

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Siemens to provide wind turbines for 1,800 MW wind power projects in UK

Dong Energy has selected Siemens to provide wind turbines for 1,800MW offshore wind energy planned to be built off the British coast. Under the signed framework agreement, Siemens will provide SWT-6.0-154 type 300 wind turbines each with a generating capacity of 6MW. Each 6MW turbine can produce electricity to light up 6,000 European households. DONG Energy … Continue reading Siemens to provide wind turbines for 1,800 MW wind power projects in UK

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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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