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UK Prime Minister formally opens world’s largest offshore wind farm

July 5th, 2013 by HM Government Department of Energy and Climate Change

UK Prime Minister David Cameron; Edward Davey, Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change; and Greg Barker, UK Minister of State for Climate Change; attended the opening on 4 July 2013 of the London Array, the world’s largest offshore wind farm off Margate, Kent. With 175 wind turbines, the London Array will be able to generate […]

Siemens begins field testing 6 MW wind turbine for offshore industry

October 8th, 2012 by Siemens AG

On 6 October 2012, Siemens Energy began field testing of its new 154 metre rotor for the 6-megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine in Østerild, Denmark. The SWT-6.0-154 turbine is equipped with 75 metres long rotor blades. With a record rotor diameter of 154 meters, each SWT-6.0-154 turbine can produce 25 GW.h of clean electricity in […]

UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change says that renewable energy technologies will deliver a third industrial revolution

November 5th, 2011 by Rt Hon Chris Huhne Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

“I’m delighted to be here at Renewable UK’s annual conference. Our location is rather appropriate. Manchester was the thumping heart of the first industrial revolution. This was the world’s first industrial city. It is home to the first industrial canal, and the world’s oldest railway station. The foundations for our prosperity were laid here. The […]

UK training initiative set-up to tackle renewable energy skills shortage

October 6th, 2011 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, Britain’s largest renewable energy trade association, is proud to announce the creation of a new organisation, the Renewables Training Network (RTN), which will address critical skills shortages within the renewable energy industry. Businesses in the renewables sector have pledged the equivalent of £600,000 of support for the £1.2 million project. The UK Commission for […]

Is there a prospect of international co-operation for the success of the planet and the common good?

March 4th, 2011 by Rt Hon Jack Straw MP

The Rt. Hon. Jack Straw MP gave this presentation at the “Prospect for a sustainable world: a new chapter for international co-operation” conference at Ecobuild 2011 in London on 3 March 2011. —– The prospects for some kind of binding international agreement on climate change are both good and not good.  The good bit is […]