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Enercon launches 4MW turbine platform

Enercon launches 4MW turbine platform

GERMANY: Enercon's new 4MW turbines were designed for cost-effective manufacture, simple logistics and easy site assembly. Three models make up the platform launch, with the first prototype, a 4.2MW medium-wind speed model -- the E-126 EP4 -- planned for late 2015 and serial production in 2016.

WindTech: Novel 2.8MW ready to scale up

WindTech: Novel 2.8MW ready to scale up

GERMANY" Stephan Jockel, managing director of German engineering consultancy Wind-direct, introduced a novel 2.8MW wd2.8+109 direct-drive turbine at a drivetrain conference in October in Bremen, Germany.

New blade technology makes more from wind

New blade technology makes more from wind

DENMARK: Blade extension packages, new hybrid materials and wireless sensor technology are all being deployed by leading blade manufacturer LM Wind Power in the drive to improve turbine efficiency and cut wind power costs.

Wind and radar can learn to co-exist

Wind and radar can learn to co-exist

WORLDWIDE: France's military aviation authorities are calling for restrictions on wind turbine installation that would close off most of the country to new wind deployment. But the technology to mitigate turbines' effect on radar signals already exists.


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