Robots that inspect, maintain and repair nuclear plants bag government funding

These robotics will also be used to help address problems resulting from the pandemic, such as machines that need to be controlled remotely and those to carry out contact-free deliveries

Apple invests in the construction of two of the ‘world’s largest’ wind turbines

The 200-metre-tall turbines are expected to produce 62GWh of clean electricity every year, enough to power almost 20,000 homes

‘Painting wind turbine blades black could reduce significantly bird fatalities’

That’s according to the Senior Research Ecologist of the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research Roel May, who spoke to ELN about his research on the impact of wind turbines on birds

Painting one wind turbine blade black ‘could reduce bird mortality by 70%’

NINA has also found ultraviolet lighting may deter the birds from the lit area and notes different placement of wind infrastructure could help reduce impacts

‘World’s largest’ wind farm secures jack-up vessel taller than the Eiffel Tower

The ship, which has a lifting capacity of more than 3,000 tonnes, will transport and install wind turbines at Dogger Bank

Coronavirus cuts €93m off Siemens Gamesa’s profit in the third quarter of the year

The pandemic is also expected to cut €1bn from the sales revenue of the wind turbine manufacturer in the full year

Vestas secures 48MW wind project in Vietnam

The manufacturer will supply, install and commission 12 turbines

Vestas to supply wind turbines for five renewable projects in Russia

The turbine manufacturer has received a 226MW turbine order, under which it will supply, install and commission wind turbines

Siemens Gamesa to supply 25 turbines to one of Vietnam’s biggest wind farms

The wind project is forecast to provide clean electricity to 240,000 people

Iberdrola to build €2.4bn offshore wind farm in France

The installed capacity of 496MW will generate enough clean energy to satisfy the needs of around 835,000 consumers