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Mitsubishi Power Systems Europe (MPSE) is investing £100m in offshore wind turbine research in Britain and will create up to 200 jobs by 2014.

Windfarm blade plant to open on Tyneside

US company Clipper plans first British factory in jobs boost for the North-east

New plan gives solar power to the people

Government launches scheme to light a fire under microgenerators, and help them save – and make – money.

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Michael McCarthy: The day offshore wind power came of age in the UK

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Observations: Boltanski unveils his monuments to mortality

With his Personnes installation set to be unveiled in the gargantuan nave of Paris's Grand Palais next week, the veteran French artist Christian Boltanski has bagged one of the most coveted European contemporary-art commissions of 2010. It's the third show in the Monumenta series of solo exhibitions organised by the French Culture Ministry (Richard Serra and Anselm Kiefer featured previously) to put Paris on the contemporary art map – the series is the French equivalent of Tate Modern's Turbine Hall commission. But how will the 65-year-old fill the Baroque-style 13,500 square-metres space?

Native tribes fight Cape Cod wind farm

Ten-year battle to build US's biggest wind turbines approaches endgame

Terence Blacker: Governed by the ill wind of deception

There are, it seems, two categories of lying in public life. There is the personal, self-serving lie, designed to advance a career, cover up a scandal, to make some extra cash from a sloppily structured expenses system.

Dorothy Thompson: A burning ambition for power

Europe's biggest coal-fired power station is betting the business on turning itself green the chief executive tells Sarah Arnott

The little island and its big, green victory

The Danish haven of Samso is one of the world's first industrialised places to become energy self-sufficient – a great boost for a country about to host a summit on climate change. Tony Paterson visits the windy isle

Jet man ditches into the sea

A Swiss pilot aiming to become the first person to complete an intercontinental crossing using a jet-powered wing was forced to ditch into the sea today.

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Michael Glover: A journey into the terror of sensory deprivation – nearly

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Dark arts in Turbine Hall

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