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Technology continues to move the industry forward

Technology continues to move the industry forward

GERMANY: Wind power has made huge strides, growing from a small-scale niche technology to a substantial source of clean energy generation. And the rate of innovation continues as new solutions are developed for the ongoing challenges - onshore and offshore.

Pitch bearing breakthrough

Pitch bearing breakthrough

NETHERLANDS: Inspired by the movement of the human wrist, SKF is developing a groundbreaking blade pitch system. The system architect behind it tells Eize de Vries about its main features and the benefits for the global wind industry.

Windtech: Addressing shallow water challenges

Windtech: Addressing shallow water challenges

NETHERLANDS: In July turbine manufacturer Siemens was awarded the turnkey contract to engineer, procure and construct the largest Dutch near-shore, shallow-water wind project, Westermeerwind.

New German law puts people power to the test

New German law puts people power to the test

GERMANY: Germany's impressive record of wind-power growth has largely been driven by local cooperatives rather than international utilities. But new legislation threatens the future for this hitherto successful ownership model.


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