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14 March 2011

Water technology specialist Dutch Rainmaker signals investment opportunity

Water technology innovator Dutch Rainmaker will look to raise between €3m to €6m in the next year as it hopes to break even with its novel technology by 2012.

1 March 2011

Offshore wind must grow 14-fold to meet EU emissions targets

Global offshore wind capacity will need to be multiplied 14-fold if Europe's 2020 emissions targets are to be met, according to a representative from power and technology giant General Electric.

10 February 2011

Vestas records 2010 delivery jump

Turbine manufacturer Vestas saw deliveries jump in 2010 to 5.84GW, up from the 4.76GW recorded the previous year.

7 February 2011

Strategic offshore wind plan launched in US

A strategic plan has been launched in the US to accelerate the development of offshore wind energy, as the country’s first approved project readies for construction after completing its permitting process.

7 February 2011

Gaoh Offshore to build wind services vessel

UK-based wind energy services company Gaoh Offshore has signed a letter of intent covering the design development and construction of its multi-purpose wind farm development vessel, the Deepwater Installer.

4 February 2011

REpower sees revenues drop but increases order backlog

Wind turbine developer REpower Systems saw its revenues drop for the first nine months of the 2010/2011 fiscal year to €758m, compared with €920.5m for the same period the year before.

4 February 2011

Wasabi Energy raises £3m in institutional placing

Australian renewable energy company Wasabi Energy has raised £3m before expenses through an institutional placing at 2.7 pence per share.

4 February 2011

UK utility SSE sees drop in wind farm output

One of the largest UK utilities Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) has reportedly witnessed a 20 per cent drop in output from its wind farms during 2010.

4 February 2011

General Electric installs 15,000th 1.5MW wind turbine

Wind turbine major General Electric has installed its 15,000th 1.5MW wind turbine.

31 January 2011

Coal still king in EU, despite wind growth

Despite considerable growth in wind energy in 2010, the European Union installed more coal than it decommissioned last year for only the second time since 1998.

31 January 2011

Offshore wind boosts European renewables growthp

Growth in offshore wind installations was the key driver behind the 9.3GW of new wind power capacity that was built in the European Union during 2010, according to new figures.

28 January 2011

Suzlon wins $1.28bn Caparo order for 1GW of wind turbines

India’s Suzlon has reportedly signed a $1.28bn order from the domestic unit of Caparo Energy to supply up to 1GW of wind turbines for the country’s growing renewable energy sector.

26 January 2011

Van Oord bags €400m Bard offshore wind EPC contract

Van Oord has been chosen as the EPC contractor for the Bard offshore wind farm, in a contract worth in the region of €300m to €400m.

20 January 2011

Gamesa advances UK march with Scottish offshore wind hub

Spain-headquartered wind turbine developer Gamesa has advanced its UK strategy to make the country the core of its worldwide offshore wind business by committing to set up its marine wind technology centre in Scotland.

19 January 2011

Greater Gabbard wind farm supplies electricity to UK grid

One of the UK’s biggest offshore wind farm, the Greater Gabbard project, has sent electricity back to the UK grid for the first time.

17 January 2011

Norwegian fund ups stake in Denmark’s Vestas

A fund managed by the Central Bank of Norway has increased its shareholding in Denmark-based wind turbine manufacturer Vestas to 5.05 per cent.

17 January 2011

REpower wins Saint-Laurent Énergies turbine order

REpower Systems has been awarded a contract by the Saint-Laurent Énergies (SLE) Consortium for the supply of 150 wind turbines.

14 January 2011

Enel Green Power to build 90MW wind farm in Sardinia

Enel Green Power has committed to constructing its largest wind farm to date in Italy, a 90MW facility in Sardinia.

14 January 2011

Dong Energy sends clean energy from Walney wind farm to UK grid

Danish utility has Dong Energy has started to sending electricity to the UK’s national grid from the Walney 1 Offshore Wind farm, off the coast of Cumbria.

13 January 2011

China’s wind turbine giant Sinovel sees shares slide in initial trading

Chinese wind turbine manufacturing giant Sinovel has seen its shares drop significantly in the first day of trading.

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