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FOWIND commissions India's first offshore LiDAR
02 November, 2017
The FOWIND Consortium has commissioned India's first offshore LiDAR off...
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Viking gets the go-ahead, again
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 by The Viking wind farm will proceed on the Shetland islands after the Supreme Court dismissed a legal objection from a local campaign group.A panel of justices on 9 February...

Wind now China’s third largest power source
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 by China’s wind energy capacity has increased by 30% since 2014, which means that it now generates more of the country’s electricity than nuclear. The increase to 18.81GW means that it...

Scrap UK wind power subsidies, says Tory MP
Monday, January 19, 2015 by An end to subsidies for offshore wind projects is being debated in the UK Parliament. A private members' bill submitted by the Conservative MP for Christchurch in Dorset,...

Decc looks to extend CfD subsidy to foreign projects by 2018
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 by The British Government has outlined plans to allow foreign developers to compete for subsidies for non-UK wind energy projects.A policy paper published in August highlighted the parts...

Shetland turbines get go-ahead
Friday, August 01, 2014 by Scottish judges have removed the last legal obstacles to the 370MW Viking project on the Shetland Islands. A judgment from October 2013 that the Scottish government should not consent...

Europe to be 15% wind-powered by 2020
Friday, August 01, 2014 by Nearly 15% of Europe’s electricity will be generated by wind by 2020, according to a report published in July by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA).

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