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Horror images show wind turbine on FIRE as thick black smoke billows over Hull

Humberside Fire & Rescue Service have been scrambled to the scene in Sutton Fields after recieving “multiple” calls. They said: “CONTROL – We are receiving multiple calls regarding a fire involving the wind turbine on Oak Road fields between Clough Road and Sutton Fields in Hull. “Crews are in attendance.” Smoke can be seen billowing […]

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World

Ukraine summons Canadian envoy over turbine return to Germany

Ukraine’s president says return of repaired turbine for Nord Stream 1 pipeline maintenance ‘absolutely unacceptable’. Ukraine has summoned Canada’s envoy to the country, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said, in protest of the Canadian government’s decision to return a turbine to Germany for maintenance on the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline. In his late-night address on Monday, […]

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Ukraine criticizes Canada’s move to return Russian gas turbine to Germany

Comment on this story Comment The Ukrainian government on Sunday criticized Canada’s decision to return a sanctioned Russian gas turbine to Germany, a diplomatic deal that Kyiv said would embolden Moscow to “continue to use energy as a tool of hybrid warfare against Europe.” The dispute revolves around a Canadian-built turbine that helps pump gas […]

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Ukraine ‘Disappointed’ by Canada’s Decision to Return Repaired Turbine for Russian Gas Pipeline

The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry is “deeply disappointed” by a Canadian government decision to return a repaired Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline turbine to Germany after completing maintenance on the equipment. The decision sets a “dangerous precedent” and will “strengthen Moscow’s sense of impunity,” the ministry said Sunday in a statement. The statement warns that the […]

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Ukraine expresses ‘deep disappointment’ as Canada sends back six Russian turbines to Germany

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022.HANNIBAL HANSCHKE/Reuters The Ukrainian government on Sunday expressed “deep disappointment” at Canada’s decision to send back repaired Russian-owned gas turbines that had been stranded in Montreal because of sanctions against Moscow, warning the move would embolden […]

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Canada

Canada caught between allies as Germany presses for return of Russian turbine | CBC News

Canada faces a tough choice this weekend between angering Germany and offending Ukraine as it ponders the fate of a large turbine that has been undergoing repairs in the workshops of Siemens Energy Canada. The turbine normally drives gas through the Nord Stream One pipeline that runs from Russia to Germany. Last month, while undergoing scheduled maintenance at a Siemens Energy facility […]

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EXCLUSIVE Ukraine urges Canada not to hand over gas turbine to Russia

KYIV, July 8 (Reuters) – Ukraine opposes Canada handing over a turbine to Russia’s state-controlled Gazprom for natural gas supplies to Germany as the move would contravene sanctions on Russia, a Ukrainian energy ministry source told Reuters on Thursday. Gazprom (GAZP.MM) cut the capacity along the Nord Stream 1 pipeline to just 40% of usual […]

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Business

The world’s most powerful tidal turbine just got a major funding boost

Orbital Marine Power’s O2 turbine at the Orkney Islands, north of the Scottish mainland, in September 2021. Scotland has become a hub for companies and projects focused on tidal power and marine energy in general. William Edwards | AFP | Getty Images Scottish engineering firm Orbital Marine Power said Monday it secured £8 million ($9.64 […]

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Business

A huge offshore wind farm is jumping on a growing industry trend — recyclable turbine blades

A wind turbine at the Ormonde Offshore Wind Farm, in the Irish Sea. With governments around the world attempting to ramp up their renewable energy capacity, the number of wind turbines worldwide only looks set to grow, which will in turn increase pressure on the sector to find sustainable solutions to the disposal of blades. […]

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Science

More Wind Turbine Towers Being Made of Eco-Friendly Wood

Modvion New methods for joining together lumber is opening the door to a variety of construction projects long since closed off to wood—most recently wind turbines. A 330-foot (100-meter) prototype wooden wind turbine is being made in the land of wooden innovation, Sweden, to reduce the substantial carbon footprint of manufacturing a wind turbine from […]