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15 October 2010 R&D

Romax Technology Limited (“Romax)”, the drivetrain and gearbox solutions specialists and Hansen Transmissions International NV (“Hansen”), one of the leading wind turbine gearbox designers and manufacturers, have signed an agreement to combine their expertise to wind turbine manufacturers, primarily focussed on the Chinese and South-Korean markets. Romax and Hansen will work together to deliver to […]

14 October 2010 R&D

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth more than $50 million from the German transmission system operator, TenneT TSO (formerly transpower), to provide maintenance services for the grid connections of offshore wind farms located in the North Sea off the coast of Germany. The three-year contract has extension options. “Offshore […]

13 October 2010 Wind Farm Update

One of the world’s largest offshore wind power plants has begun operations in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Denmark. E.ON opened the Rødsand II project, with 90 Siemens offshore wind turbines with a ceremonial act. Siemens erected the 90 wind turbines, each with 2.3 megawatt (MW) capacity and a rotor diameter of 93 […]

13 October 2010 R&D

Vestas, the world leader in wind energy, today officially inaugurated its pioneering Technology R&D Centre in Beijing, which represents another important milestone for the company’s long-term commitment to China and in its further endeavors to becoming the partner of choice in China’s wind energy industry. This is also the first dedicated wind energy R&D centre […]

6 October 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance

September was a good month for John Miller and the National Renewable Energy Innovation Zone. On September 8, federal officials released a... By Peter Brennan (offshorewindwire) [mappress] Source: offshorewindwire,October 06, 2010;

19 September 2010 Authorities

The town of Gosnold – on Cuttyhunk Island off the coast of Massachusetts – recently completed a draft memorandum of understanding with the... By Peter Brennan (offshorewindwire) [mappress] Source: offshorewindwire, September 20, 2010;

17 September 2010 Operations & Maintenance

Kirkcudbright port boss Peter Roberts condemned the proposals, for as many as 90 massive turbines in Wigtown Bay, as “dangerous”.Mr Roberts... By Doug Archibald (icdumfries) [mappress] Source: icdumfries, September 17, 2010;

13 August 2010 Technology

A dramatic increase in offshore wind manufacturing is needed to meet the scale-up required for Round 3 projects, a report published by AMA... By Peter Brannen (mvgazette) [mappress] Source: mvgazette, August 13, 2010;

18 July 2010 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

HVDC Light transmission link will connect three North Sea wind farms to German power grid. ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $700 million, from the German transmission grid operator, transpower, to supply an 800-megawatt (MW) power link that will connect more offshore wind farms in the DolWin1cluster, […]

20 June 2010 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

Quietly, the U.K. has emerged as one of the world’s more promising offshore wind markets in harnessing the strong, steady power of ocean...   Peter Alpern (industryweek) [mappress] Source: industryweek, June 21, 2010;

11 June 2010

Seasoned renewable industry experts Eric Briar and Toby Mead, both ex-Metoc plc, are set to join SeaRoc, the marine and offshore engineering experts within the Natural Power group of companies. Briar will take the newly formed Chief Operating Officer role building on the successes of former CEO Peter Hodgetts, whilst Mead joins as Head of […]

11 June 2010 Business & Finance

Today, the outgoing Economic Affairs Minister Van der Hoeven granted funding of €19.5 million for the Far and Large Offshore Wind (FLOW) innovation project. The subsidy matches the same level of funding previously announced by the companies in the FLOW consortium. The budget will be spent on the first phase of the FLOW project. This […]

25 April 2010 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

Hundreds of jobs are to be created under an £80 million investment in a new wind turbine facility, it has been announced.German... [mappress] Source: peterboroughtoday, April 25, 2010;

20 April 2010 R&D

April 20 – His Royal Highness Prince of Orange paid a working visit to KEMA this afternoon, Tuesday April 20. During the visit, the Prince was informed about efficient and distributed power generation, in which smart grids play an prominent role.

29 March 2010 Technology

Siemens Energy is to build a new production plant for offshore wind turbines in the UK. With the new plant Siemens wants to meet the growing demand for wind turbines for British offshore projects. As world market leader in the offshore sector Siemens has already successfully implemented eleven projects with a combined capacity in excess […]

16 March 2010 Business & Finance

With immediate effect, Jens-Peter Saul (43) has been appointed CEO of the Siemens Wind Power Business Unit headquartered in Brande. Jens-Peter Saul succeeds Andreas Nauen, who is leaving Siemens at his own wish.