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Scottish developers Intelligent Land Investments (Renewable Energy) are negotiating almost £40million worth of contracts with investors from Europe and England for onshore single wind turbine developments. Now that the uncertainty over Scotland's future has been settled with the independence referendum decision, a number of big players in the renewables sector from outside the country have come forward with ambitions to enter into formal partnerships with the company, who are based in Hamilton, Lanarkshire. ILI RE are an investment management company who focus on the creation of planning gain for landowners and leaseholders through renewable energy projects such as onshore wind generation and [...]
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The next generation of the company's permanent magnet, direct drive distributed wind turbines is now available. At 60 kilowatts of rated power, with a 24-meter rotor, the recently launched NPS 60-24 can produce substantial amounts of electricity to generate a healthy income stream. It provides long-term benefits with lower ownership costs over the lifetime of the turbine. A new 24-m rotor features state-of-the-art hub and blade technology with superior aerodynamics providing a larger swept area. This increases the annual energy production (AEP) of the NPS 60-24 by up to 15% over the previous NPS 60-23 model, dependent on wind conditions. The turbine [...]
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GE (NYSE: GE) today celebrated its 25,000th wind turbine installation—a milestone for the company which now has more than 38 gigawatts (GW) of installed wind turbines around the world. Altogether, GE's 25,000 wind turbines generate the equivalent energy needed to charge 25 billion smartphones or provide the electricity needed for approximately 28 million European households for a year. “We are thrilled to be reaching this milestone alongside our customers,” said Anne McEntee, president and chief executive officer of GE's renewable energy business. “Through continued technology investment and collaboration with global developers like Energiekontor, wind will continue advancing as a competitive source of [...]
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