Systematizing Collaboration amongst Business and Educational institutions

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Does living near wind turbines negatively impact human health?

A team of researchers from the University of Toronto and Ramboll, an engineering company funding the work, set out to investigate how residential distance from the wind turbines — within a range of 600 meters (1,968.5 feet) to 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) — affects people’s health. The team’s new assessment confirmed Statistics Canada’s initial findings. […]

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What is the SCOBE Project all about?

   Systematizing Collaboration Amongst Business and Educational Institutes What is the SCOBE Project all about? The main aim of the project is to create a state of the art blended learning course targeting people in the renewable energy industry. The student program that will be created during the progression of the project will use the […]

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3rd Partner Meeting – Blyth, Northumberland (UK)

UK Partner Meeting UK

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World’s first floating wind farm (Scotland)

World’s first floating wind farm starts generating electricity The world’s first floating wind farm has started delivering electricity to the Scottish grid. Five giant turbines have been tethered to the seabed about 15 miles from Peterhead in Aberdeenshire. The wind farm has been officially opened by Nicola Sturgeon. The first minister said the project, which […]

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Wind Turbine Operation in Hungary Becoming More Expensive

Wind Turbine Operation in Hungary Becoming More Expensive Up to two megawatt units can be built into a tower (Photo: László Katona) There has been no wind power plant built in Hungary since 2011. The creation of new capacities is connected to tenders, and according to the information from the Hungarian Energy and Utilities Regulatory […]

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Offshore Wind Is Likely The Next Big U

Offshore Wind Is Likely The Next Big U The sun sets over The Burbo Bank Offshore Wind Farm off the West Coast of the United Kingdom near Liverpool. Europe has nearly 20,000 megawatts of offshore wind power capacity in operation. (Photo by Peter Byrne/PA Images via Getty Images) At this moment, 30 megawatts of offshore […]

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Scotland Breaks Offshore Wind Records with Powerful Turbines and Innovative Foundations

Scotland Breaks Offshore Wind Records with Powerful Turbines and Innovative Foundations The EOWDC facility is located in Aberdeen Bay. Vattenfall said that the turbine it installed on Monday is one of two MHI Vestas turbines that have enhanced internal power modes so that they generate more wind energy. The two turbines have each increased from […]

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AREG signs MoU to share learnings with US offshore wind organisation

AREG signs MoU to share learnings with US offshore wind organisation The Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), partner of ELBE ESCP, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Business Network for Offshore Wind in the United States. The agreement, which was signed at the International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum (IPF) in Princeton on Wednesday (April 4), […]

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Greek Island to Become Energy Independent

Greek Island to Become Energy Independent The Greek island of Tilos is expected to launch a wind turbine this year that, combined with a solar park, will make Tilos the first island in the Mediterranean to completely source its electricity from wind and solar. The European Commission says Tilos could serve as a model for […]

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Wind Turbine Composite Materials Market Pit Falls, Present Scenario and Growth Prospects from 2018 to 2025

Wind Turbine Composite Materials Market Pit Falls, Present Scenario and Growth Prospects from 2018 to 2025 Composites are used to manufacture varied parts of wind turbine such as blades and nacelles, among others. Lightweight composite materials help to harness wind energy with high efficiency. As a result, the demand for wind turbine composite materials is […]

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