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Maine Project Launches First Grid-Connected Offshore Wind Turbine in the U.S.

The Energy Department today recognized the nation's first grid-connected offshore floating wind turbine prototype off the coast of Castine, Maine.


Vestas 8 MW Offshore Wind Turbine Could Power Up To 3200 Homes

Vestas increased the size of their latest wind turbine in order to bump up the capacity from 7 MW to 8 MW.


Urban Green Energy and GE Unveil the Sanya Skypump, an Electric-Vehicle Charging Station Equipped with Wind and Solar Power

Urban Green Energy (UGE) and GE announced today the introduction of the Sanya Skypump, an Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station that will bring together the technology of GE's WattStation and UGE's Sanya hybrid wind/solar streetlamp.


MARIN Testing Three Floating Wind Turbine Concepts for the DeepCwind Consortium

MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) is in the closing stages of testing three different floating wind turbine concepts for the DeepCwind Consortium (USA), led by the University of Maine.


First Foundation Installed at London Array Offshore Wind Farm

Today, the first of 177 foundations have been installed at the London Array Offshore Wind Farm, in the Thames Estuary.


Siemens Receives its Largest-Ever Onshore Wind Order from the U.S.

Siemens has received its largest onshore wind order to date.


Germany's First Offshore Wind Farm Formally Commissioned

The German Federal Minister for Environment Norbert Rottgen has officially opened the Germany's first offshore wind park, Alpha Ventus, situated in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), in the North Sea 45 km north of the island of Borkum.


First Wind Receives DOE Loan Guarantee to Finance Construction of Oahu-based Kahuku Wind Project

First Wind, an independent US-based wind energy company, today was offered a conditional commitment from the US Department of Energy (DOE) for a $117 million loan guarantee to finance the construction of its proposed 30 megawatt (MW) Kahuku Wind project.



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