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Conference presentations point to LiDAR’s growing preeminence in offshore wind measurement

Wind measurement experts gathered in London in June concluded that LiDAR technology had over the years fully proven its ability to provide wind measurements as …

Successful projects announced for €3m research programme looking at offshore wind impacts

Wind power developer Vattenfall has awarded €3million of research funding to projects that promise to offer insight into the socio-economic impact of …

Fife students reach new heights with virtual reality training for offshore wind turbine technicians

An ‘Immersive Hybrid Reality’ (iHR) laboratory, providing ultra-realistic training environments for offshore wind turbine technicians, was unveiled on 15 …

Modular system cuts cost of deep offshore wind

A seemingly revolutionary approach to offshore wind turbine installation and maintenance could cut the cost of energy from future deepwater sites by around 9%. …

IoT sensor offers cost and power-thrifty alternative in condition monitoring

A radical new IoT sensor technology from Scottish startup Sensor Works appears to offer a low-power, cost-effective alternative to existing condition …

Renewables cut Europe’s carbon emissions by 10% in 2015, says EEA report

Increasing use of renewables is translating directly into cuts in fossil fuel consumption in Europe, according to a report released on 4 April by the European …

UK oil and gas sector urged to take advantage of £210bn renewables boom

ORE Catapult highlights opportunities to unlock high growth potential of oil and gas sector suppliers Britain’s world-leading experience in oil and gas could …

Setting the scene for a US offshore wind boom?

Early September appeared to mark important milestones for US adoption of offshore wind as an energy source, with the appearance of the first such wind farm, …

Community energy retains overwhelming backing of uk public, and increased support among Conservative voters, survey finds

An overwhelming majority of the public would support local renewable energy projects, including wind turbines, if they were owned and controlled by the …

Orkney energy scheme receives £1.2m boost

Smart control technology links turbines to home heating systems Residents in the Orkney Islands are to benefit from a new smart-control energy system linking …




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