Wind Energy

Fugro Geos plays vital role in two offshore wind projects

Wallingford - Collection of meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) data plays a vital role at different phases of offshore wind farm projects ranging from early feasibility studies to engineering design and construction phases, as demonstrated by two recent contracts won by Fugro GEOS, for UK Round 2 and 3 projects.

GE Technology Turning Brazil into a Wind Powerhouse

Rio de Janeiro - Brazil, the wind energy leader in Latin America, continues to offer major opportunities for wind energy development. As part of the country's 2010 Alternative Energy Auctions, GE (NYSE: GE) today announced commitments from four developers to supply more than 400 megawatts of clean, wind-generated electricity to Brazil's renewable energy capacity.

More than $5 fossil fuel subsidies for every $1 of support for renewables

The International Energy Agency's 2010 World Energy Outlook, released today, should finally stamp out the myth that renewable energies are dependent on subsidies.


"Fossil-fuel consumption subsidies amounted to $312 billion in 2009", says the IEA, while renewable energies in the same year received just $57 billion of "government support" according to the IEA.

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