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WindEnergy Hamburg 2016’s Future Energy Solutions

The ECOreport reposts an overview of the future energy solutions At WindEnergy Hamburg 2016

Press Release from WindEnergy Hamburg

Today´s energy transition can only come along with an innovation of our power supply infrastructure. Future energy supply systems must be capable to balance demand for power and supply continuously and to guarantee network stability, efficiency and reliability. The rapid development of these technologies will be showcased at WindEnergy Hamburg. The world’s leading expo for wind energy, which will be held from 27 to 30 September 2016 and feature more than 1,200 exhibitors, is a key meeting place for decision makers from the energy sector. A top issue on this year’s agenda will be technologies for storing excess wind energy. Exhibitors relevant for this segment will be marked “Storage Tour” throughout the exhibition halls. Visitors with a specific interest in this field will be able to locate these companies easily in the online exhibitor directory on windenergyhamburg.com, in the fair app and in the Visitor Guide.

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UK Energy Benefits Of Staying In The EU

The ECOreport reposts the text of Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, Amber Rudd delivers a speech on the UK energy benefits of staying in the EU

Originally Published on Department of Energy & Climate Change

I’m here today because on the 23rd of June, you will make a decision that will set the direction of the country for generations to come.

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Investigation Launched into Hydraulic Oil Leaks at Ocotillo Wind Facility

Originally Published in East County Magazine

By Miriam Raftery

July 22, 2014 (Ocotillo)—A Summary of Violations has been issued to Ocotillo Wind Express (OWE) for alleged violations of state law due to hydraulic oil leaks observed during a complaint investigation, Sandy Nax at the Department of Toxic Substances Control with the California Environmental Protection Agency in Imperial County confirmed today.The confirmation came in response to an inquiry from East County Magazine to Roger Vintze at the department, asking what steps the environmental agency is taking to address complaints and photos from residents documenting hydraulic fluid leaks from gear boxes at numerous wind turbines in the project.

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Siemens to Build 32 next generation diesel-electric Locomotives in California

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1Siemens obtained a $225 million contract, to build 32 “Charger” diesel-electric locomotives, in its Sacramento CA rail manufacturing facility.
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Politics of the War on Climate Change

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1Though some environmentalists welcome President Obama’s renewed emphasis on Climate change, other’s point to the lack of specific policies. It is all part of the politics of the war on Climate Change

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