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  1. Saudis Kick Off $50 Billion Renewable Energy Plan to Cut Oil UseRead the original story

    12 min ago | The Washington Post

    Saudi Arabia is kicking off its $50 billion renewable-energy push as the world's top crude exporter turns to solar and wind power to temper domestic oil use in meeting growing energy demand. Bidders seeking to qualify to build 700 megawatts of wind and solar power plants should submit documents by March 20, and those selected will be announced by April 10, Saudi Arabia's energy ministry said Monday in an e-mailed statement.


  2. UPDATE 1-GE to sell 82 turbines to wind power complex in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Reuters

    Feb 20 Manufacturer General Electric Co agreed to supply 82 turbines to Brazil's CER , which is building a wind power complex in the country, GE's Latin America head for wind power, Jean-Claude Robert, told Reuters on Monday. The wind power turbines will be used in a project with total generation capacity of 205 megawatts under construction in the northeastern Bahia state.


  3. Measure proposes moratorium on North Dakota wind energyRead the original story

    40 min ago |

    Worried North Dakota's burgeoning wind-energy industry may be threatening the state's coal-fired power plants, a Republican lawmaker has proposed legislation that would halt wind-generation projects for two years. Mandan Sen. Dwight Cook said the state's wind industry enjoys more favorable tax incentives and less onerous regulations than coal factories, putting them at an unfair advantage.


  4. Global FRP Composite Materials Market Expecting Worldwide Growth by 2026Read the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | SBWire

    FRP, Fibre Reinforced Plastic is also known as fibre-reinforced polymer. A major concern in the industrial equipment sector is corrosion.


  5. Global Carbon Fiber Prepreg Market Research, Shares, Size, Survey and Forecast 2015-2019Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SBWire

    Prepreg has a high strength-to-weight ratio, high resistance to corrosion and fatigue, and fire resistance; therefore, it is favored by manufacturers over its metallic counterparts for use in commercial and industrial applications. It is created by pre-impregnating fibers, including glass, carbon, and aramid, onto a matrix material.


  6. Oil exporter Saudi starts hunt for solar, wind firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    ... is for 300 MW of solar energy to be built in Al-Jouf province, in the kingdom's north. The second is for a 400 MW wind power development in Tabuk, northwestern Saudi Arabia, the energy ministry said in a statement. But as part of the Vision 2030 ...


  7. Wind Power Overtakes Coal in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | JD Supra

    ... source in 2016, representing a 51 % of all the new installed power capacity of the EU. Of the new 12.5 GW of wind power, 10.9 GW was installed onshore while 1.6 GW added offshore. According to figures published by the WindEurope trade group, wind ...


  8. Wind Turbine Gear Oil Market 2016 Size, Trends, Growth, Analysis and ForecastsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago |

    ... also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. ( EMAILWIRE.COM , February 20, 2017 ) Wind power refers to the conversion of the kinetic energy of wind into electrical energy, which can be used by grids for distribution to ...


  9. China High Voltage Power Cables Market to Expand Rapidly by the...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago |

    ... sources. China has been making major investments in renewable power and fuels along with solar PV capacity, wind power capacity, hydropower capacity and solar water heating capacity. The increasing investment in smart grid technology, along with ...


  10. Post-sanction Iran a much more interesting market for Danish companies: ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    Karsten Lauritzen, a member of the Danish Parliament for the Venstre and Tax Minister of Denmark, sat with the Tehran Times last week for an exclusive interview in which he expressed his country's wish to invest more in Iran. "After easing of sanctions, Iran has become a much more interesting market for Danish companies."


  11. How climate activist Ma Jun went from China's enemy to allyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... decrease enough to make it cost competitive with fossil fuels. China is far outstripping the US in ramping up its wind power capacity, aiming to hit 200 GW by 2020, leading to some question whether it is too much too soon. But in Hebei province, the ...


  12. Latest speculation on Lepreau II 'beating a dead horse'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... for hydro, wind, and solar." For that reason, Coon believes Ottawa would be more willing to fund solar and wind power initiatives, as well as upgrades to make home heating systems more energy-efficient and reduce their carbon footprint. Coon ...


  13. The U.S. job market continues to changeRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Environmental Economics

    ... who lost their jobs are not returning. Many have migrated to construction or even jobs in renewable energy, like wind power. ... Indeed, computers now direct drill bits that were once directed manually. The wireless technology taking hold across the ...


  14. Nordic envoys to India begin week-long tour to Tamil Nadu, PuducherryRead the original story

    10 hrs ago |

    ... Nadu has grown substantially. Nordic companies from the fields of aquaculture, shipbuilding, research, hydro and wind power have been working with counterparts in Tamil Nadu and showing consistent growth. During the visit, the Nordic ambassadors ...


  15. Vestas Returns to No. 1 Spot in Global Wind Turbine Supplier Ranking in 2016Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... Chinese supplier Goldwind fell two positions to third place, primarily due to a 24 percent drop in China's wind power installations, according to FTI Intelligence research. Spain's Gamesa moved up one position to No. 4, largely attributable to its ...


  16. Brokerages Set Pattern Energy Group Inc. (PEGI) Price Target at $26.33Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Political

    ... independent power company focused on owning and operating power projects. The Company holds interests in over 18 wind power projects located in the United States, Canada and Chile with total capacity of over 2,644 megawatts (MW). Each of its ...


  17. Simon Henry Sells 50,000 Shares of Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) StockRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Breeze

    Royal Dutch Shell Plc insider Simon Henry sold 50,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 2,285 , for a total value of A 1,142,500 .


  18. T&D Equipment Market in Europe 2017 Expected To Grow At CAGR Of 3.55% And Forecast To 2021Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | World News Report

    Wiseguyreports.Com Publish New Market Research Report On-"T&D Equipment Market in Europe 2017 Expected To Grow At CAGR Of 3.55% And Forecast To 2021". PUNE, INDIA, February 20, 2017 / / -- T&D Equipment Market in Europe 2017 The analysts forecast the T&D equipment market in Europe to grow at a CAGR of 3.55% during the period 2017-2021.


  19. nws.GMrenewableenergy2.BT.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Shorthorn

    A Quality Team inspector makes final inspections on a couple of SUVs on Feb. 9 in the General Motors Co. Arlington Assembly Plant.


  20. Out-living coalRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    A modern coal-fired power plant uses 'clean coal' to produce electricity in the US, similar to the plant planned for Krabi. The protesters are clad in green T-shirts.