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  • 18 July 2011

      Recently, a 3MW high-adaptability wind generator was developed in CSR Zhuzhou Electric Co., Ltd. According to the source, this is the country’s most powerful of its kind in commercial operation and volume production. Due to small size, light weight and mature technology, double-feed wind generator is a mainstream product in the domestic wind power […]

  • 1 April 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Carnegie Wave Energy has signed a commitment agreement to secure the final berth at Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility in Cornwall, to demonstrate its next generation wave technology. Carnegie is advising the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) that its UK arm, CETO Wave Energy UK (CWE UK), has secured a berth at Wave […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Technology

    The National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in Blyth, Northumberland, completed its 3MW Drive Train Test Facility in spring last year. The Atlantis programme at Narec included full load-running testing on its AR1000 turbine; by doing this Atlantis has secured performance data equivalent to several months of operation in the sea. The following is a video […]

  • 4 March 2011
    Technology

    At the EWEA Annual Event, REpower Systems AG (WKN 617703) introduces a turbine of the three-megawatt class with a hub height of 143 meters. With its 114 meter rotor diameter and a rated power of 3.2 megawatts (MW), the REpower 3.2M114 can optimally utilize the potential of low-wind locations. With the powerful 3.XM series, REpower […]

  • 18 April 2012
    R&D, Technology

    Narec’s  new 3MW Turbine Drive Train Facility will be commissioned very soon. The steel structure of the test hall is 15M high and is constructed over an existing dry dock. The dry dock needed three mass concrete pours to cover an area of 45x15x6.5m (approximately 7000m3) and is reinforced with large grade steel to withstand […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Acciona Windpower has agreed with Moventas on prototype as well as serial deliveries of a 3 MW wind gearbox product based on Moventas’s new Exceed series of high torque density gearboxes. Deliveries of the new technology will take place in 2015, adding to the on-going 3 MW deliveries Moventas has been making to Acciona since […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Wind gearbox technology specialist Moventas and Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction have agreed on the Exceed gearbox deliveries to an offshore wind farm in South Korea.

  • 4 October 2012
    Technology

    On September 18, 2012, the actual, real-life sized 3 MW FusionDrive® was unveiled in front of a large audience at the joint The Switch and Moventas stand at Husum WindEnergy 2012. Jukka-Pekka Mäkinen, President and CEO of The Switch, and Arto Lahtela, Senior Vice President, Sales of Moventas, explained why FusionDrive® is the smartest gear […]

  • 15 June 2011
    Technology

    Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI) will set up a €43 million joint venture with a foreign company to develop, manufacture, set up … By Yuval Azulai (globes) [mappress mapid=”3998″] Source: globes, June 15, 2011;

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Chinese wind turbine manufacturer, Ming Yang, has found a way to return its profit through investment in research and development and improvement of its technology. The company faced annual loss for the last two years, but Ming Yang is now convinced that its luck will change, especially with the Government’s decision to provide more support […]

  • 7 July 2016

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received an order from Vattenfall to supply 49 V164-8.0MW turbines that have been optimised for the 406MW Horns Rev 3 project, utilising a power mode to be able to deliver a maximum output of 8.3MW. The contract also includes a five year full scope service contract to optimise power production. MHI […]

  • 9 July 2012
    R&D, Technology

    The first call results relating to a €9 million EU funded FP7 MARINET (Marine Renewables Infrastructure Network) Project  were announced in May this year. Tempest (German applicant) and Spar Buoy Wave Energy Converter (Portuguese applicant) were successful and will result in the projects being allowed access to Narec’s marine test facilities, specifically the large-scale wave test tank and 3MW turbine drive […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Tribute Resources Inc., Fundy Tidal Inc., and Tocardo International BV have defined terms for a strategic partnership to develop 3 MW of tidal power at three locations in the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Canada. The partnership outlines terms for the proposed participation by TRB and Tocardo of a strategic interest in Fundy Tidal as […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    The first two foundations sets for Kentish Flats Extension (KFE) offshore wind farm were lifted on board Osprey Carrier II barge on Saturday morning. With the barge fully loaded it was towed to Vlissingen in the Netherlands where the first load out will take place. The first set of foundations are due to hit the […]

  • 4 July 2013

    The third call results relating to a €9 million EU funded FP7 MARINET Project* (Marine Renewables Infrastructure Network) were announced in June this year. Two projects from Luxembourg applicant, DNAC were successful: Onshore Cable Management System and Nacelle Intervetion Tool Testing (OCMSNITT) Wet Cable Management System and Nacelle Intervetion Tool Testing (WCMSNITT) The projects will […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Global Wind Service (GWS) has secured Labour hire contracts for installation at UK and Dutch offshore wind sites Kentish Flats and Luchterduinen. The Kentish Flats Extension project will commence in mid-June 2015 and will see the installation of 15 MHI Vestas 3.3MW V112 wind turbines. Installation has already commenced this month at Luchterduinen wind farm […]

  • 27 April 2015

    As the first anniversary of the creation of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind approaches the company looks back on a pretty good year as it lands its first commercial order for the much heralded V164-8.0 MW® and is named the preferred supplier for the Walney Extension project. The company has already seen employee numbers grow and […]

  • 26 January 2012

    MARINET (Marine Renewables Infrastructure Network), is a €9 million EU funded FP7 project which aims to accelerate the development of marine renewable energy (wave, tidal and offshore wind) by coordinating marine research and development at all scales (small models through to prototype scales from laboratory through to open sea tests) and allowing researchers and developers […]

  • 10 November 2010
    Technology

    Vestas’ plans for its latest turbine the V112 3MW took a knock last month when it was revealed the prototype had suffered a blade failure. By Eize de Vries (windpowermonthly) [mappress] Source: windpowermonthly, November 10, 2010;

  • 5 July 2012

    The 216MW Northwind offshore wind farm project, located in the North Sea, 37km off the Belgian coast, has reached financial close. Mott MacDonald is the lenders’ technical advisor and lenders’ engineer for the project. Northwind will cover an area of approximately 14.5km² and will include 72 Vestas V112 wind turbines each with 3MW capacity. It […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Alpha Offshore Service is carrying out repair works on some 80 blades of the 44-metre Vestas V90 3MW turbines at the Offshore Windfarm Egmond aan Zee (OWEZ) in the Netherlands, after the company signed a contract with NoordzeeWind, a joint venture between Nuon (Vattenfall) and Shell.

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Moventas officially launched its new high torque density gearbox platform Exceed in Hamburg today. In addition to Acciona Windpower, another customer has also now placed orders for the Exceed. The Exceed Series is a 3 MW and up product platform for medium and high speed drivetrains, with the best ratio price/nominal torque in the market that’s now […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Grid Connection

    Siemens NL has contracted VSMC to design, supply and install infield cables between 48 wind turbine generators and 6 export cables to the onshore substation of the Westermeerwind wind Farm. The work for VSMC also includes 7 dike crossings (HDD), cable terminations and testing. VSMC will start the HDD in August 2014, followed by cable […]

  • 14 October 2013

    Xiangshui 200MW Offshore Wind Demonstration Project got approved by National Development and Reform Commission and is expected to start construction at the end of 2013. The project is located in the outboard sea area to Guan Dong salt field and San Yu salt filed in Jiangsu Province,covering a planning area of 91 sq.km with the […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has decided to make Urk a base port for the management of Westermeerwind nearshore wind farm construction. The company has already installed temporary offices, installed cranes and built a storage area in the harbour, according to the Dutch media. Urk port will be used primarily to transport people and smaller parts to the construction […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s (ORE Catapult), National Renewable Energy Centre has completed a multi-axis onshore endurance test programme on Siemens-owned Marine Current Turbines’ (MCT) first 1MW powertrain (gearbox, generator and power conditioning equipment) using the 3MW tidal turbine drive train testing facility. During the 11 month test programme the 1MW turbine was exposed to […]