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SgurrEnergy launches onshore renewable energy safety training

Renewable energy consultancy, SgurrEnergy, is adding a new string to its bow with the launch of an onshore renewables Site Manager Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS). The course, which is CITB approved, is the first of its kind to be designed specifically for renewables professionals in the UK and will be delivered by SgurrEnergy’s health and

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WINDPOWER 2015 wraps up in Orlando

As WINDPOWER 2015 wraps up in Orlando, the overall message from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is one of urgency for continued wind advocacy. The industry has come a long way if the technology on the show floor was any indication (there were data-collecting drones, various predictive wind software options, unique cordless tools, and

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Wednesday's keynote, Jonah Berger.

AWEA WINDPOWER 2015 Day 3 in review

Floor traffic still seemed modest in the middle day (Wednesday) of the show but exhibitors seemed content that the right people were walking the aisles. The day started with a keynote presentation by college professor at the Wharton School of Business and author of the book Contagious: How things catch on, Jonah Berger. His message

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American wind power at “transformational point in time” as industry attempts to meet Wind Vision 

Coming off a year in which the industry added 23,000 jobs and put $23 billion of private investment behind 100 wind projects, new AWEA Board Chair Mike Garland declared it’s time for the industry to start flexing its muscle. “From the smallest companies to the largest, we have a shared responsibility to make this vision

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Blattner Energy announces post-tension concrete tower offering

Blattner Energy, a power generation contractor and leading provider of renewable energy construction in North America, announced that it currently offers post-tension concrete towers that allow for significantly higher hub heights. Tower heights can be increased from an average of 80 meters up to 140 meters, allowing them to reach farther above typical wind speed

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