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  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The global wind tower market was valued at more than $26 billion (approx. €23.3 billion) in 2015, and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.4% during 2016-2022, according to a report issued by P&S Market Research. The factors driving the growth of the global market include the increased government support for wind power projects, increasing global […]

  • 13 October 2011

      GSG Towers and Budimex have signed contract for the construction of the wind tower factory hall. The new facility will be constructed on the grounds of the Gdańsk Shipyard. GSG Towers will be responsible for the production of masts. Both companies – Gdansk Shipyard and GSG Towers belong to one capital group – Gdansk […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Keppel Corporation’s wholly owned subsidiary KV Ventus B.V. has acquired a 50.1% equity interest in OWEC Tower, from NorWind AS, TronderEnergi AS, InnoVent GmbH, Per Bull Haugsoen and Gunnar Foss for NOK 2,8 million (approx. EUR 327,827).  As KV Ventus already holds the remaining 49.9% equity interest in OWEC Tower (AS) following an acquisition in January […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Statoil has awarded the Bilbao-based Navacel with a contract for the supply of five towers which will support the turbines at the world’s first floating wind farm, the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park. The turbine towers to be supplied by Navacel will have a height of 83 metres with a diameter of 7.5 metres at the base and […]

  • 20 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Wind Towers Ltd, the joint venture between SSE (Scottish and Southern Energy plc) and Marsh Wind Technology Ltd, the UK subsidiary of Marsh Global Holdings Ltd, has completed the purchase of the Skykon wind turbine tower manufacturing and assembly plant at Machrihanish, Campbeltown, from its Administrators. Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has agreed to provide […]

  • 18 February 2011

    GE’s acquisition of  Wind Tower Systems LLC (WTS) will enable it to increase the height of its wind turbine towers cost-effectively, says…   (modernpowersystems) [mappress] Source: modernpowersystems, February 18, 2011

  • 9 April 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca has started installing wind turbine towers on Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay.

  • 22 January 2014
    Training & Education

    Avanti has built a training tower for effective training anytime. A working turbine must be stopped in order for technicians to work or train in the tower, thus increasing downtime costs, unlike the new training tower which can be used without costly downtime. The new training tower is built at Avanti Wind Systems ladder factory, […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Windhoist Limited has pre-assembled the 84th and final wind turbine tower on the Beatrice Pre-Assembly Project at Nigg Energy Park in Scotland. Siemens Gamesa awarded Windhoist with a contract to carry out wind turbine pre-assembly work for the 588MW Beatrice wind farm in May 2018, marking the Scottish company’s first foray into offshore wind. Under the contract, […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    AMBAU started fabricating the 43m long tower sections for Nordergründe wind farm’s turbines at its facilities in Cuxhaven. The company said this is a result of an integrated design approach of a tower, transition piece and monopile foundation. The remaining required tower length will be realized by a combined tower-TP (Long-TP). In addition to the tower sections, […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Ports & Logistics

    The first of the 174 wind turbine towers for the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One has been upended at Siemens Gamesa’s pre-assembly site in Hull.

  • 14 September 2017

    Wind turbine tower manufacturer CS Wind UK has completed the first offshore wind tower at its fabrication plant in Machrihanish, Scotland.

  • 10 February 2014

    Wind Turbine Towers, Update 2014 Global Market Size, Average Price, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020 is the latest report from industry analysis specialist GlobalData, offering comprehensive information and analysis of the global wind turbine tower market. The report provides clear understanding and deep insights into the global wind turbine tower market. It […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Poland’s GSG Towers, a Gdańsk Shipyard Group company, has recently opened upgraded facilities for the production of wind towers and steel structures for the offshore industry. GSG Towers invested around PLN 160 million (EUR 37 million) in upgrading its bending, welding and paining equipment which is expected to double the company’s manufacturing capacity to 300 towers with an 8-meter […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The EU-funded TowerPower project is developing a system which will allow maintenance and inspection teams to continuously monitor the structural condition of offshore wind turbines on land via real-time wireless links. The project, which is entering its final year, is currently integrating this pioneering inspection technique and preparing for final testing on offshore wind turbines,  European Commission’s Community […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 58 turbine towers for the SeaMade offshore wind project has been upended at the Port of Ostend, Belgium. According to the project developer, the installation of the Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines will start on 15 June. The first tower parts arrived in Belgium in mid-March from the port of Aviles […]

  • 18 October 2011

      The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern US, Inc. and the Texas Wind Energy Clearinghouse were proudly gathered in the main auditorium after the 2nd Texas Offshore Wind Energy Roundtable (TOWER) Conference had been carried out successfully. Rounding up top industry leaders and experts, the 2nd annual TOWER Conference was enhanced by […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first turbine tower components built for the world’s first floating wind farm, the 30MW Hywind Scotland, have been loaded onto a cargo ship and are en route to the assembly base in Stord, Norway, according to Navacel, the manufacturer of the towers. Statoil, the owner and developer of Hywind Scotland, awarded Navacel with the contract […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first offshore wind tower section has left the paint shop at CS Wind UK’s facilities in Machrihanish, Scotland.

  • 27 October 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    On September 24, the largest offshore tower to date has left the AMBAU plant in Cuxhaven for Scotland. Consisting of four segments, the tower has a total height of 106 metres and a diameter of 7.33 metres at the base flange, making it the largest of its kind.   AMBAU manufactured the tower on behalf […]

  • 2 April 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The assembly of the wind turbine towers for the 309MW Rentel offshore wind farm has started at the Port of Ostend in Belgium, Otary Group, the owner and developer of the project, said.

  • 15 January 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    CS Wind UK has shipped out the first batch of UK-made offshore wind tower sections from the Campbeltown harbour in Scotland.

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Wind turbine tower manufacturer CS Wind UK has started producing first offshore wind towers at its facilities in Machrihanish, Scotland.

  • 4 December 2017
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first blades and tower sections for GE Haliade 6MW wind turbines that will spin at the Merkur offshore wind farm in Germany have arrived at the Buss Orange Blue Terminal in Eemshaven port, the Netherlands.

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Scottish energy company SSE has secured a deal to transfer its 80% ownership stake in the Machrihanish-based Wind Towers Scotland (WTS) factory to the South Korean manufacturer of wind farm tower structures, CS Wind. CS Wind plans to invest up to GBP 14 million in WTS and extend operations at the plant to include the manufacture of towers for the offshore […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The final tower components for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm have left Navacel’s facility in Bilbao and have been delivered to the assembly base in Norway.