The tower crane is celebrating its 100th birthday. The first one was built with the help of the company Wolffkran from southern Germany.
The Netherlands has opened the world's second largest offshore wind farm, with 150 turbines spinning in action in the North Sea, substantially reducing the country's carbon footprint and enhancing its energy security.
The Danish utility group Dong Energy has placed its value up to $16 billion ahead of an expectedly massive initial public offering. The government-controlled group is the world's largest operator of offshore wind farms.
Developments in the US and China are eroding Europe's lead in renewable energy. But if the EU could harness the power of the big data, it could increase outputs from wind energy by 20 percent - without much building.
Spanish renewable energy group Gamesa has agreed combine its wind power business with those of Germany's Siemens in a deal that will create one of the world's largest makers of wind turbines.
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