Posts Tagged "Europe"

World’s tallest turbines now online in England

World’s tallest turbines now online in England

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The world’s tallest commercial wind turbines, standing at  height of 195 meters, are now in operation off the northwest coast of England, and they are powerhorses. A single revolution of an 8-megawatt turbine blade at the Burbo Bank wind farm can power a home...
UK breaks solar record on sunny March day

UK breaks solar record on sunny March day

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Sunny spring weather across the United Kingdom led to a remarkable new solar power record. For the first time ever, the amount of electricity demanded by homes and businesses in the afternoon was lower than it was in the night because solar panels on rooftops and in...
Wind meets 100% of Danish demand, again

Wind meets 100% of Danish demand, again

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On Feb. 22, Denmark for the second time surpassed a remarkable milestone by generating enough electricity from its onshore and offshore wind turbines over a 24-hour to cover the country’s entire energy demand. With consistent generation throughout the day (as shown in...

Christmas brings new Scottish wind record

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The recent flurry of U.K. wind power records continues, as analysts confirm that Scotland generated power equivalent to the country’s entire electricity demand on four consecutive days late in 2016. According to data from WeatherEnergy, all of Scotland’s...

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“We have decided to initiate a process with the aim of ultimately exiting from our oil and gas business.”

– DONG Energy President and CEO Henrik Poulsen on the Denmark-based company’s decision to focus more exclusively on developing its renewable energy holdings. DONG has seven large offshore wind projects currently under construction globally.

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