Chicago-based E.ON Climate & Renewables North America, a subsidiary of E.ON AG (Xetra: EOAN) of Germany, one of the world’s largest energy companies, this week announced it ordered 112 of Vestas' V100-1.8 MW turbines for an undisclosed American wind-energy project. The specific model of turbines is designed to provide maximum capture of wind at lower speeds.
Here are the Top 10 Renewable Energy News Stories You May Have Missed this Week:
1. U.S. Leadership Stumbles Again: Obama Says New Energy Policy Unfeasible - A day after his party endured a "shellacking" in midterm elections, U.S. President Barack Obama said passing new comprehensive energy policy was no longer a short-term possibility.
A Spiegel report, on offshore wind turbines in the North Sea, is inspiring, giving advocates for clean, renewable energy hope that the future will generate loads of clean energy sources to reduce the world’s current dependence on polluting and destructive fossil fuels.
The immensely huge solar energy project DESERTEC has not been consumed by the ever-present sand storms of inaction.