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CCC Chairman accused of misleading the public on wind farms

CCC Chairman accused of misleading the public on wind farms
Lord Deben, Chairman of the influential Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has been found guilty by the BBC Executive Complaints Unit of misleading listeners of the Today programme.
12th October 2018

Cables supplied for 66KV offshore wind farms

Cables supplied for 66KV offshore wind farms
As offshore wind turbines continue to grow in size and power output, wind farm developers and operators are preparing to switch over to 66 kilovolt (kV) technology. This is because operating at the higher voltage offers important lifecycle cost-efficiency benefits such as the possibility of reducing the number of substations required as well as reducing the length of cables that need to be installed. 
8th October 2018

First steps forward for offshore wind farm

First steps forward for offshore wind farm
Approval from The Crown Estate has been granted to Ørsted, to progress its Race Bank Extension offshore wind farm. The current Race Bank offshore wind farm, located off the North Norfolk coast and operated from Ørsted’s East Coast Hub in Grimsby, was officially opened in June this year. It is capable of powering over half a million UK homes from its 573MW capacity.
4th October 2018


Promoting global manufacture and servicing for wind turbines

Promoting global manufacture and servicing for wind turbines
Ameridrives, Stromag, Svendborg Brakes, Twiflex and Warner Electric have been brought together to deliver a single, global service for the wind market. WindEnergy Hamburg 2018 will be the first time that these brands have been promoted under the Altra Renewables division of Altra Industrial Motion. Stand visitors have the opportunity to speak to sales engineers and senior managers to learn about the division’s combined engineering capabilities and global aftermarket servicing.
14th September 2018

Renewable energy leaps in contributions

Renewable energy leaps in contributions
  Renewable power accounted for 70% of net additions to global power generating capacity in 2017, according to REN21’s Renewables 2018 Global Status Report (GSR).  This is the largest increase in renewable power capacity in modern history, says the report’s authors. 
9th September 2018

Boosting efficiency for renewable technology at Wind Energy 2018

Boosting efficiency for renewable technology at Wind Energy 2018
  At Wind Energy Hamburg (25th-28th September 2018), Nylacast will be showcasing a range of efficiency boosting polymeric technologies.
6th September 2018

Contract for world’s biggest offshore wind farm

Contract for world’s biggest offshore wind farm
JDR Cables has won a multi-million pound contract to supply inter-array cables and termination work for Ørsted’s record-breaking offshore wind farm, Hornsea Project Two. When operational in 2022, the wind farm will supply clean electricity to over 1.3 million homes, and surpass its sister project Hornsea One, as the world’s largest offshore wind farm. The contract includes 100km (around the same distance as Hartlepool to Leeds) of inter-array cables, all to be assembled in JDR’s Hartlepool facility.
30th August 2018

Identifying wind component failures before they occur

Identifying wind component failures before they occur
Did you know that up to 30% of the life cycle cost of wind farms is due to wind turbine component failures and maintenance? Predict, Greenbyte Energy Cloud’s new feature is now on commercial release and available for new and potential users. Greenbyte is launching an all-informative campaign to showcase to the renewable energy industry how the accessible feature Predict enables wind farm operators and owners to avoid unscheduled down-time and decrease unforeseen expenditures.
22nd August 2018

Analytic starter kit to immediately impact wind turbine operators

Analytic starter kit to immediately impact wind turbine operators
Internet of Things software company, NarrativeWave, has announced the release of Analytic Starter Kits. These kits answer the needs of operators who are looking for cost effective digital solutions that can impact their business operations from day one.
8th August 2018

Offshore wind cable contract sparks investment

Offshore wind cable contract sparks investment
Leading cable installer and supplier Prysmian Group has been awarded a multi-million pound contract to supply cables for what will become the world’s biggest offshore wind farm, Hornsea Project Two.
2nd August 2018


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