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Industry must face up to growing cable failures - Windpower Monthly (subscription)

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Industry must face up to growing cable failures
Windpower Monthly (subscription)
Participants at the Windpower Monthly Offshore Cables: Installation, Design and Repair forum in London called for installation and operational learning to be fed back to cable designers and fabricators to improve the performance of cables. Operational ...

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Tanti reappointed Suzlon chief - Windpower Monthly (subscription)

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Tanti reappointed Suzlon chief
Windpower Monthly (subscription)
INDIA: Turbine manufacturer Suzlon has announced chairman Tulsi Tanti has been reappointed managing director from 1 April. Suzlon has over 10GW of installed capacity in India. In a note to the Indian stock exchange, Suzlon said Tanti will once again ...

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Poland falling behind on renewables target - Windpower Monthly (subscription)

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Poland falling behind on renewables target
Windpower Monthly (subscription)
Poland had a renewable energy share of 13.53% last year. This was 0.32 percentage points below its annual goal putting it on track to achieving its 15% EU target by 2020, an analysis by the Polish Wind Energy Association (PSEW) has shown. The small ...

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Can wind turbines make you sick? Debate divides tiny Victorian town of Waubra - ABC Online

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Can wind turbines make you sick? Debate divides tiny Victorian town of Waubra
ABC Online
Waubra is so synonymous with wind power that opponents have christened the so-called illness that some claim comes with living near turbines "Waubra disease". The town might be at loggerheads over whether wind can make you sick, but what does the ...

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Tesla Powers Kauai With Solar Energy After Sunset - Environment News Service

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Environment News Service

Tesla Powers Kauai With Solar Energy After Sunset
Environment News Service
LIHUE, Kauai, Hawaii, March 23, 2017 (ENS) – Hawaii's first utility-scale solar farm that stores solar energy in giant battery packs and delivers it to homes after sunset has opened on the island of Kauai. The solar power array enables a Kauai utility ...

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Scientists Have Broken the Efficiency Record for Mass-Produced Solar Panels - ScienceAlert

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Scientists Have Broken the Efficiency Record for Mass-Produced Solar Panels
ScienceAlert
Researchers in Japan have set a new record for the efficiency of mass-produced solar panels, meaning even more of the Sun's energy can now be converted into electricity. The efficiency record for solar panels now stands at 26.6 percent - breaking the ...
Solar Energy Sector Could Be Upended By Perovskites ResearchManufacturing.net
New Japanese solar cell is closest to reaching maximum efficiencyTNW
Japanese company develops a solar cell with record-breaking 26%+ efficiencyArs Technica
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Opinion: Is E85 an Opportunity or Folly? - CSPDailyNews.com

Google E85 - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 15:51

Opinion: Is E85 an Opportunity or Folly?
CSPDailyNews.com
CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- In my role as a consultant, one question retailers often ask is whether adding E85, the 85% ethanol fuel blend, as a product offering would benefit their business. This question is on many minds. The Fuels Institute's new report ...

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Opinion: Is E85 an Opportunity or Folly? - CSPDailyNews.com

Google Flex Fuel - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 15:51

Opinion: Is E85 an Opportunity or Folly?
CSPDailyNews.com
It is important to remember that E85 can be used only by flex-fuel vehicles (FFVs), which are able to operate on fuels ranging from no ethanol up to 85% ethanol. At the end of 2016, there were an estimated 20 million FFVs in the United States, or close ...

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LM Wind Power marks start of new wind-turbine blade factory - Windpower Engineering (press release)

Google Wind Power - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 15:45

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LM Wind Power marks start of new wind-turbine blade factory
Windpower Engineering (press release)
LM Wind Power, a global manufacturer of wind-turbine blades, announced that work on its new factory in Cherbourg, Normandy, has commenced. This was marked with a foundation stone ceremony at the construction site, chaired by French Prime Minister, ...
LM Wind Power breaks ground on French blade factoryRenewables Now (subscription)
Work Kicks Off On LM Wind Power's Newest Blade FactoryNorth American Windpower
LM Wind Power lays first stone at Cherbourg blade factoryWindtech International (press release) (registration) (blog)

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Sunpower CEO says India will be a big market for solar energy ... - Business Insider

Google Solar Energy - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 15:29

Business Insider

Sunpower CEO says India will be a big market for solar energy ...
Business Insider
india solar Workers carry a damaged photovoltaic panel inside a solar power plant in Gujarat. Reuters/Amit Dave. India is betting big on renewable energy and ...

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Alexander to TVA: Don't Buy Wind Power - Memphis Flyer (blog)

Google Wind Power - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 14:16

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Alexander to TVA: Don't Buy Wind Power
Memphis Flyer (blog)
Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander urged Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) board members on Wednesday not to buy electricity from a proposed project that would bring wind energy here from Oklahoma and Texas. Clean Line Energy Partners want to build a ...
US Senator Blasts 'Unreliable' Wind, Says No To Clean Line ContractNorth American Windpower

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The world's biggest wind turbine: Stunning images show the monster structure bigger than the London Eye with blades ... - Daily Mail

Google Wind Power - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:31

Daily Mail

The world's biggest wind turbine: Stunning images show the monster structure bigger than the London Eye with blades ...
Daily Mail
The world's largest wind turbine that has monstrous 80m (263ft) long propellers, has been captured in new photographs in Denmark. The structure eclipses the landscape at a gigantic 722ft (220m), which is significantly taller than the London Eye. As ...
Global Wind Turbine Blade Market 2017 – TMT, New United, United power, Mingyang, XEMC New Energy, DECMilTech

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E.On stabilizes electricity grid with wind power - Electric Light & Power

Google Wind Power - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:20

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E.On stabilizes electricity grid with wind power
Electric Light & Power
The fluctuating feed-in of wind power into the electricity grid has so far been regarded as a problem for grid stability and supply security. E.On is now turning the tables. E.On will be one of the first companies to stabilize the German electricity ...
E.ON joins German wind power grid-balancing pilot schemeRecharge (subscription)

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CANWEA 'applauds' Canadian budget - Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Google Wind Power - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 11:46

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CANWEA 'applauds' Canadian budget
Windpower Monthly (subscription)
Announcements in the budget included C$5 billion funding for the Canada Infrastructure Bank "for green infrastructure projects, including those that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, deliver clean air and safe water systems, and promote renewable power".
CanWEA Applauds Green Focus Of Federal BudgetNorth American Windpower

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Military Concerns Spark Proposed Wind Moratorium In North Carolina - North American Windpower

Google Wind Power - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 10:50

North American Windpower

Military Concerns Spark Proposed Wind Moratorium In North Carolina
North American Windpower
Harry Brown, R-Onslow; Louis Pate, R-Wayne; and Norman Sanderson, R-Pamlico – calls for an independent, data-driven study of the extent and scope of the state's military operations, as well as the impact that building wind turbines could have on them.
Lawmakers Try To Save Critical Military Assets From Wind TurbinesDaily Caller

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Troy Aves' 1967 Dart Runs 8s With a Gen III Hemi and a Big Turbocharger - Hot Rod Network

Google E85 - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 10:18

Hot Rod Network

Troy Aves' 1967 Dart Runs 8s With a Gen III Hemi and a Big Turbocharger
Hot Rod Network
Now an EFI flex-fuel vehicle, the 21st-century turbo Hemi whistles up a stratospheric 1,349 hp at 7,300 rpm on economical E85. Torque twists in at an outrageous 1,200 ft-lb at 6,000 rpm. “Now it has the stock front windows back in, 9.5:1 compression ...

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Troy Aves' 1967 Dart Runs 8s With a Gen III Hemi and a Big Turbocharger - Hot Rod Network

Google Flex Fuel - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 10:18

Hot Rod Network

Troy Aves' 1967 Dart Runs 8s With a Gen III Hemi and a Big Turbocharger
Hot Rod Network
Now an EFI flex-fuel vehicle, the 21st-century turbo Hemi whistles up a stratospheric 1,349 hp at 7,300 rpm on economical E85. Torque twists in at an outrageous 1,200 ft-lb at 6,000 rpm. “Now it has the stock front windows back in, 9.5:1 compression ...

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Solar Energy Sector Could Be Upended By Perovskites Research - Manufacturing.net

Google Solar Energy - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 09:35

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Solar Energy Sector Could Be Upended By Perovskites Research
Manufacturing.net
Competition is heating up in the race to develop a new class of solar panels that could deliver efficient solar energy in greater quantities and at lower costs. Bloomberg reports that solar energy companies and university researchers are approaching a ...
New Japanese solar cell is closest to reaching maximum efficiencyTNW
Researchers break efficiency record for consumer-friendly solar ...Engadget
Japanese company develops a solar cell with record-breaking 26 ...Ars Technica
Daily Mail -ScienceAlert -The Merkle -Nature
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Opinion - Ethanol Producer Magazine – The Latest News and Data ... - Ethanol Producer Magazine

Google Flex Fuel - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 09:19

Ethanol Producer Magazine

Opinion - Ethanol Producer Magazine – The Latest News and Data ...
Ethanol Producer Magazine
The Urban Air Initiative's Clearing the Air column in the April print issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine takes issue with how the U.S. EPA interprets its authority ...

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Bright Horizons: A Look into Solar Energy's Future - Hardware Retailing

Google Solar Energy - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 09:15

Hardware Retailing

Bright Horizons: A Look into Solar Energy's Future
Hardware Retailing
Depending on where you live, solar energy and signs of its use can range from ubiquitous to entirely foreign. Yet the ever-increasing number of products that use and provide solar energy is putting the one-time fad of a green movement on a larger ...

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