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Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/28/2016 -- Vessels, Cables and Foundations in the Offshore Wind Market - Global Market Size, Cost Analysis, Market Share and Demand-Supply Scenario to 2020" is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the vessels and foundation market in the offshore wind industry.  more

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PARIS - Investment in renewable energy hit a record $286 billion (256 billion euros) in 2015, more than half of which came from developing countries for the first time, according to a UN report released Thursday.

All told, new money put into solar, wind, biofuels and other cleaner energy technologies has exceeded $2.3 trillion since 2004, when total investment was less than $50 billion, it said.

"Renewables are becoming ever more central to our low-carbon lifestyles," said Achim Steiner, executive director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), which co-wrote the report.

"Importantly, for the first time in 2015, renewables investments were higher in developing countries than developed."

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The development of offshore wind farms took another halting step forward Thursday with the federal approval of a research facility off Virginia's coast to test wind turbines in a harsh open seas environment.

The decision clears the way for the construction of two 6-megawatt turbines 27 miles off Virginia Beach on the outer continental shelf, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Director Abigail Ross Hopper said in a statement. The agency approved a research lease with the state last year.

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