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Looking skyward for a logistics solution

Looking skyward for a logistics solution

UNITED STATES: A radical new design of aircraft capable of lifting the biggest and heaviest wind turbine components and transporting them directly from the factory to the wind project site is now being tested by a US airship manufacturer.

Big brands push for access to wind power

Big brands push for access to wind power

UNITED STATES: Twelve of the biggest corporate names in the US have got together in a bid to simplify and improve their access to energy from renewable sources.

RES Americas -- Aiming for a transition

RES Americas -- Aiming for a transition

UNITED STATES: Susan Reilly, head of one of the US's top renewable-energy firms, talks to Windpower Monthly about the need for carbon reduction and a clear energy policy, and why RES Americas is more focused on onshore construction and transmission lines than entering the US offshore sector.

Analysis: Patent trolls target wind power

Analysis: Patent trolls target wind power

UNITED STATES: One of the biggest "patent trolls" is moving into American wind technology for the first time. Intellectual Ventures (IV) of Bellevue, Washington has quietly applied for at least five high-quality and widely applicable patents for reducing noise and birds strikes at utility-scale wind projects.


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United States - Bumper 2012 expected to precede mass downturn

UNITED STATES: Fasten your seat belts -- it will be a bumpy ride. The domestic US wind market has entered a period of unprecedented boom as turbine makers and developers scramble to beat market uncertainty due to the possible expiration in December of the country's most significant financial incentive.

Special reports

Onshore Operations and Maintenance - Special Report

Onshore Operations and Maintenance - Special Report

Windpower Monthly has produced a report examining how a good O&M strategy can keep onshore turbines running and cutting the cost of energy.

US Wind Market - Special Report

US Wind Market - Special Report

Windpower Monthly examines the US wind industry and how companies are preparing for life post-PTC.

Global Developer Guide 2012 - Special Report

Global Developer Guide 2012 - Special Report

Windpower Monthly examines over 400GW of future wind energy projects across the globe in its latest special report.

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