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Don't look down

Don't look down

SWEDEN: A head for heights, nerves of steel, together with heavy-duty clothes and equipment are the minimum requirements for the highly trained technicians that operate at extreme heights and in freezing weather on wind turbine inspection and repair during the winter months.

WindTech: Cheaper, faster, safer component shipping

WindTech: Cheaper, faster, safer component shipping

DENMARK: Siemens' new roll-on/roll-off vessel -- and there is another to come -- promises to cut the cost and ease the complexity of transporting large offshore wind-turbine components. Eize de Vries reports from aboard the Rotra Vente.

Massive conventional power overcapacity distorts German market

Massive conventional power overcapacity distorts German market

GERMANY: Despite Germany's much-touted switch to renewables, the country still uses fossil-fuel generation to cover peak demand while wind are solar are discounted.

Grand opening

Grand opening

UK: British-made blades will soon be equipping Siemens offshore turbines in the North Sea. Windpower Monthly reports from the official opening of the blade assembly plant at Green Port Hull.


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