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300MW tidal array set for Alderney waters

300MW tidal array set for Alderney waters

Tidal turbine installation in fast race at Ednay, Orkneys

Tidal technology company OpenHydro, a DCNS company, and Alderney Renewable Energy (ARE) have today signed a joint venture which will see the two companies combine their expertise and resources to develop a 300MW tidal array in Alderney waters. The joint venture company is called Race Tidal Ltd. The formal agreement took place at a signing […]

 JOhn G

Skyscrapers built of wood?

Skyscrapers built of wood?

Building a skyscraper? The 30m Wood Innovation Design Centre, Canada, completes summer 2014

Forget about steel and concrete, says architect Michael Green, and build it out of … wood. As he details, it’s not only possible to build safe wooden structures up to 30 stories tall (and, he hopes, higher), it’s necessary. Michael Green wants to solve architecture’s biggest challenge — meeting worldwide housing demand without increasing carbon […]

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Siemens announce new Turbine factories and 1000 jobs

Siemens announce new Turbine factories and 1000 jobs

£160 turbine investment in Green Port Hull

Siemens announces a £160 million investment in wind turbine production and installation facilities in Yorkshire. The facilities will be spread across two sites comprising the previously announced Green Port Hull project construction, assembly and service facility and a new rotor blade manufacturing facility in nearby Paull, in East Riding. The investment will provide a huge […]

 Beanz

Sailpower .. low winds = big E-output

Sailpower .. low winds = big E-output

New design captures high levels of energy from low wind speeds    By using sail technology the Tradewind wind turbine “Square Rigger” – captures much higher levels of the available wind energy than turbines of similar size. This is particularly important in areas of constant but low-level wind, and this includes reduced wind level night […]

 Beanz

Advertise here … reach an informed audience that’s growing daily

Advertise here … reach an informed audience that’s growing daily

wedigTheEarth.com is updated regularly with contemporary content and comment. Advertising is available on the Home page with 7 possible spaces, plus there are 3 solus advertising slots available on each landing page. To find out more about advertising costs, building a campaign, artwork requirements please contact our sales team here. Advertising on WDTE

 JOhn G

IKEA launches sub-£6k solar deal

IKEA launches sub-£6k solar deal

IKEA and Hanergy make solar energy an affordable reality for all

Home furnishings expert IKEA has teamed up with global solar giant Hanergy to make it easier for families across the UK to lead a more sustainable life at home Homeowners across UK want to save money on energy bills by installing solar panels but are put off by the price. No surprises there. IKEA quizzed […]

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Turbine Aftermarket – spares for sale

Turbine Aftermarket – spares for sale

EUROPE & USA: The Aftermarket … how Sauer and Huyzer are driving spare part procurement hard to guarantee longer wind turbine uptime.

Jochem Sauer and Marc Huyzer understand the need for excellence of service, and the need for global reach of parts to guarantee the uptime of their wind turbine customers. Their e-company, Spares In Motion,  creates transparency and availability for most of the world’s leading brands to some of the world’s toughest customers – those people […]

 Beanz

Street rockets – NEW BRANDS set to dominate as bike world sleeps

Street rockets – NEW BRANDS set to dominate as bike world sleeps

Whenever a new innovation comes along there are new brands created. And occasionally other lead brands will try and steal a slice of the cake for themselves just because they are well positioned to do so. Inside the traditional bike world the leading brands are sitting pretty comfortably to take control of the emerging market […]