Posts Tagged ‘World’s’

Mersey feat: world’s biggest wind turbines go online near Liverpool

UK cements its position as global leader in wind technology as increasing scale drives down costs The planet’s biggest and most powerful wind turbines have begun generating electricity off the Liverpool coast, cementing Britain’s reputation as a world leader in the technology. Danish company Dong Energy has just finished installing 32 turbines in Liverpool Bay […]

World’s Largest Wind-Mapping Project Spins Up in Portugal

Machines have invaded a windswept rural valley in eastern Portugal. Squat white containers stare at the hillsides, sweeping lasers across the eucalyptus-studded slopes, and towers bristling with scientific instruments soar 100 meters into the air. View full post on Wind Power News

Home of World’s Biggest Wind Turbine Maker Bypasses Trump Sphere

Denmark's minister in charge of energy policy plans to head to the U.S. this year to talk to state representatives in an effort to promote wind energy despite open declarations of hostility toward the technology from President Donald Trump. Lars Christian Lilleholt, energy minister in Denmark's minority center-right coalition led by Prime Minister Lars Lokke […]

World’s first typhoon turbine could power all of Japan for 50 years

An engineer in Japan is looking for a silver lining in the destructive typhoons that regularly drench the island nation. Atsushi Shimizu has invented the world's first typhoon wind turbine , an egg beater-like contraption designed to harness the immense energy of storms as a unique renewable energy source . View full post on Wind […]

Dong Energy plans world’s largest windfarm repair hub at Grimsby

Danish company says creation of 200-plus long-term jobs at service centre is ‘massive vote of confidence’ in the offshore sector Dong Energy is planning to create the world’s largest offshore wind maintenance hub in Grimsby, creating at least 200 jobs. The Danish company said the hub would be up and running from March 2018, initially […]

World’s Biggest Backer of Renewables Is Scaling Back Lending

Brazil's development bank, the world's biggest backer of renewable energy, is revising its clean-energy strategy, pushing more lending to private banks in a move that will probably drive up borrowing costs. The development bank BNDES will continue to fund renewable energy projects and is now seeking to share more of the risk with other lenders, […]

Second phase of world’s biggest offshore windfarm gets go-ahead

Multibillion-pound Hornsea Project Two, 55 miles off Grimsby coast, would see 300 turbines span an area five times size of Hull Plans for the world’s biggest offshore windfarm off the Yorkshire coast are to be expanded to an area five times the size of Hull after being approved by ministers. The multibillion-pound Hornsea Project Two […]

Toyota, Tesla and Vestas ranked among world’s top green companies

BusinessGreen: Clean 200 list finds world’s greenest large companies are outperforming most polluting counterparts by three to one Toyota, Tesla, Vestas, DONG Energy and Panasonic are among the top ranked companies in the first ever Carbon Clean 200 list, which claims the world’s greenest large companies are outperforming their more polluting counterparts by as much […]

Indian Government Abandons Costly Solar Power, Becomes World’s Largest Producer Of Greenhouse Gases

A worker inspects solar panels at a solar Dunhuang, 950km northwest of Lanzhou, Gansu Province September 16, 2013. China is pumping investment into wind power, which is more cost-competitive than solar energy and partly able to compete with coal and gas. View full post on Wind Power News

Work begins on the world’s biggest wind turbine

Work begins on the world's biggest wind turbine: Monster structure with blades 290ft long will dwarf the London Eye Turbine will have three blades each 290 feet long. This compares to 394 ft diameter of the London Eye The first onshore prototype of the 8 MW system will be installed by the end of the […]