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Dong sheds light on weather monitoring with radar station

Dong sheds light on weather monitoring with radar station

UK: Dong Energy has installed two radar weather stations on England's east coast to map atmospheric data in three dimensions, in a programme the developer claimed is the first of its kind.

Typhoon Malakas damages projects in southern Japan

Typhoon Malakas damages projects in southern Japan

JAPAN: Typhoon Malakas has caused the suspension of the Kimotsuki project on the southern island of Kyushu, and damaged at least one other site in the area, according to reports.

Dongfang to build blades in Russia

Dongfang to build blades in Russia

RUSSIA: Chinese turbine manufacturer Dongfang has signed an agreement with the local government of Ulyanovsk and the Ulanotech research centre to build a blade production facility in south-west Russia.

RES to shrink UK operations

RES to shrink UK operations

UK: RES Group will cut its onshore wind workforce in response to "changing market conditions" in the UK, following the closure of support systems to the sector.


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