Features for February 2014

Features Archive

Innovation rules the (tidal) waves Innovation rules the (tidal) waves

REF Contributor George Marsh looks at the various systems that harness the enormous power contained in sea waves, as well as the ingenious means being developed (and proposed) to exploit this tantalisingly abundant source of renewable energy.

Interview: Terry Jester, Silicor Materials Interview: Terry Jester, Silicor Materials

Extolling the virtues of 'solar-grade' silicon alternatives

Proactive approach to gearbox repairs

The trend toward larger wind turbines and the growth in off-shore wind farms creates new maintenance challenges. Nonetheless, gearbox makers and overhaul service companies are adapting to meet demand.