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May, 2013  // Posts published in May, 2013

23 May Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments

Offshore Substation Installed at West of Duddon Sands OWF, UK

Offshore Substation Installed at West of Duddon Sands OWF, UK

Offshore construction at the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm, a 50/50 joint venture between DONG Energy and ScottishPower Renewables, is officially underway following the successful installation of the project’s offshore substation on site in the east Irish Sea. The entire project will consist of 108 wind turbines with a total installed capacity of ...

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10 May Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments

European Subsea grid in progress‏

European Subsea grid in progress‏

24th April saw yet another licence application go into the UK regulator for permission to connect. This time it was the North Sea Network (NSN) project, an electricity Interconnector between Norway and UK (connected at the Blyth Substation) JV Statnett & National Grid. Nemo had its licence granted 8th March (JV Elia & National Grid) ...

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03 May Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments

Ministers have claimed that only one in ten people are opposed to onshore wind farms.

Ministers have claimed that only one in ten people are opposed to onshore wind farms.

The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has published its “public attitudes tracker” survey which shows that a total of 68 per cent of people now support onshore wind, with just 11 per cent opposed. The poll found that 76 per cent of people support offshore wind, with just 7 per cent opposed. Overall, ...

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02 May Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments

GIB and Masdar to Invest Big Money in UK’s Renewables

GIB and Masdar to Invest Big Money in UK’s Renewables

he UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB) and Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s state-backed renewable energy company, have confirmed that they will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) tomorrow to explore project investment opportunities in the UK’s clean energy sector. The MoU will be signed on the occasion of a state visit to the UK by His ...

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