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91% rise in UK wind energy employment

RenewableUK, the country’s leading voice for the renewable energy industry, has published in february 2011 the most comprehensive ever employment figures for the wind energy industry, showing a 91 per cent increase in full-time employment in the sector between 2007/8 and 2009/10.

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March 28th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,Analysis & Features,BUSINESS,Energy Market,Europe,INDUSTRY,MARKETING,Wind,WORLD | Read More »

22 % growth in global wind capacity

Global wind power capacity increased by 22.5% in 2010 with 35.8 GW of new installations built, taking the total worldwide to 194.5 GW at end-2010 from 158.7 GW a year earlier, according to figures published Wednesday by the Global Wind Energy Council. A total of $65 billion was invested in the sector worldwide, the GWEC […]

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March 25th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,BUSINESS,Energy Market,INDUSTRY,Market News,MARKETING,Wind,WORLD | Read More »

The technological challenges of wind turbine blades

To ensure wind turbines that are big in size work in a better manner, a new kind of air-flow technology may soon be introduced. Apart from other aspects, it will focus on efficiency of blades used in the wind turbines. The technology will help in increasing the efficiency of these turbines under various wind conditions. […]

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March 25th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,Gadgets,INDUSTRY,MARKETING,USA,Wind,WORLD | Read More »

The power of domestic turbine wind generators

Like the majority of the various energy sources found on our planet, wind power originates from the sun. Earth receives light and heat from the sun as each daily orbit is completed. Most of this heat is focused on or near the equator. The intensity of the heat gradually reduces as it is transferred towards […]

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March 25th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Wind | Read More »

Spire to Deliver 20MW Solar PV Module Line to Brazil

Spire Corporation, a global solar company providing capital equipment and turn-key manufacturing lines to produce photovoltaic (PV) modules announced it is providing a 20 megawatt (MW) solar PV module line to Tecnometal Equipamentos (Tecnometal) of San Paulo, Brazil.

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March 25th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,BUSINESS,Market News,South America | Read More »

Rooftop turbine installation in NY city

Second Wind, a leader in wind measurement systems, announced that Boreal Renewable Energy Development is using its Nomad 2 Wind Resource Data Loggers to help bring wind power to New Yorkers this year. The site is being considered for a rooftop turbine installation that will contribute to New York’s energy needs and add a powerful […]

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March 25th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,USA,Wind,WORLD | Read More »

EU to aim for car-free cities by 2050

The European Commission is reportedly planning to publish an ambitious transport road map next week, which will include recommendations to phase out fossil-fuelled cars by 2050.

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March 25th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,INDUSTRY,Legislation,Technology,WORLD | Read More »

China’s solar greenhouses

Solar greenhouses have played a vital role in China’s agricultural scene for years. New innovations in greenhouse design are allowing growers to produce more varieties of vegetables, even during long winter months.

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March 25th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,Asia,INDUSTRY,Solar Thermal,WORLD | Read More »

A new technology for making renewable petroleum

University of Minnesota researchers are a key step closer to making renewable petroleum fuels using bacteria, sunlight and carbon dioxide.

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March 25th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Technology,USA,WORLD | Read More »

Travelling around USA by waste vegetable oil

Here is a young traveler, Stacy Jurich, 2006 graduate of Ohio State University. She is on a 3 ½ month journey across the country, driving her 1981 Mercedes across America.

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March 25th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,USA,WORLD | Read More »

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