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24 December 2010

In a new study released by The Conference Board of Canada and financed by the wind company Vestas Offshore, the development of offshore wind farms could boost Ontario’s economy by $4.8 billion to $5.5 billion a year between 2013-2026. During the same time frame, development could lead to a total of $10 billion in capital […]

22 December 2010 Business & Finance

The mayors of the three Lambton County municipalities bordering Lake Huron are cool to the idea of erecting offshore wind turbines. Mike Bradley of Sarnia, Lonny Napper of Plympton-Wyoming and Bill Weber of Lambton Shores responded with caution to a recent Conference Board of Canada report on offshore wind power generation. Financed by manufacturer Vestas […]

14 December 2010

SGS Industrial Services, a global service provider for technical verification, inspection, testing and conformity assessment, is pleased to announce Jale Cairney as Vice President Global Risk Management. In her new position, which commences in January 2011, Jale will be responsible for the development of the Global Risk Management Competence Center in Camberley, England. With nineteen […]

13 December 2010

Van Oord has completed the Belwind Phase | Offshore Wind Farm off the coast of Zeebrugge, Belgium. On Thursday 9 December 2010 Belwind was officially opened. The Belwind Phase I Offshore Wind Farm was completed in the record time of 15 months and will now provide 175,000 households with green energy. Van Oord was responsible […]

7 December 2010 Business & Finance

Suzlon Energy, the world third largest and India’s largest wind energy company, wins the Gigaton award for global leadership in emission control and sustainability practices. The award patronized by ‘The Carbon War Room ‘, a not for profit organization combating climate change was presented at a ceremony co-hosted by Sir Richard Branson in Cancun, Mexico […]

6 December 2010

In May 2006, the Danish Government presented a report on promoting environmentally effective technology and established a number of innovative partnerships. The partnerships intend to strengthen public-private cooperation between the state, industry, universities and venture capital to accelerate innovation for a number of green technologies. The partnership for wind energy is called Megavind. Megavind’s vision […]

22 November 2010

In company announcement No. 40/2010 of 26 October 2010, Vestas informed about its considerations in relation to a potential change in accounting policies, which could have a significant effect on previous as well as future financial statements. As illustrated in this announcement, the consequence of the new policy regarding recognition of revenue for supply-and-installation projects […]

19 November 2010

Vestas joins the competition for the best response to future demands for sustainable energy. The jury, chaired by a former Nobel Peace Prize winner, will decide in January 2011. Vestas’ V112-3.0 MW continues to attract positive attention. Most recently, the new turbine is nominated for an energy prize, recognizing its leading technology in wind power. […]

26 October 2010 Business & Finance

Vestas reported a third-quarter profit and a positive free cash flow following the loss in the first half year of 2010. Vestas generated third-quarter revenue of EUR 1,722m against EUR 1,814m in the year-earlier period. EBIT margin was 10.7 per cent, against 13.5 per cent in the third quarter of 2009. Net working capital stood […]

13 October 2010 R&D

Vestas Towers America, Inc., today announced the grand opening of the world’s largest wind tower manufacturing plant. The new Pueblo, Colorado facility features nearly 13 million square feet of space and eight miles of on-site railway tracks for the transport of materials and finished tower components. The opening of Vestas Towers gives Vestas, a global […]

20 September 2010

The world’s largest networking event for the international offshore wind industry takes place on November 17 in Denmark. This November international businesses in design, production, setting-up and operation of offshore wind turbines gather at the OWIB – the Offshore Wind International Business2Business Event – to discuss opportunities for collaboration on future offshore wind projects. OWIB […]

27 August 2010 Business & Finance

The negotiations following last week’s announcement of layoffs in Denmark have now been concluded. 154 employees in Vestas Nacelles and Vestas Blades are expected to be laid off. Agreements for work sharing means that the number of employees to be laid off in Denmark will be approx. 154 rather than the 300 announced last week. […]

12 August 2010 R&D, Technology

The newest Vestas turbine will generate business case certainty and lower the cost of energy for our customers. Today Vestas releases the V112-3.0 MW for sale. V112-3.0 MW Offshore This offshore turbine is based on the same superior technology as the onshore V112-3.0 MW turbine. Designed for reliability and robustness, the V112-3.0 MW offshore turbine […]

4 August 2010

As wind farms spring up inland and offshore and turbines get larger, so demands are increasing on windmill blade manufacturers. This will be discussed at the new AMI global conference on Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture, which takes place 7-9 December 2010 in Düsseldorf. The event starts with a review by LM Wind Power of blade […]

21 July 2010 R&D

118 new offshore wind turbines were fully connected to the grid in the first half of 2010 according to new statistics released today by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). Those 118 turbines have a capacity of 333 MW – well over half the 577 MW installed offshore last year - showing continuing strong growth […]

7 July 2010 Wind Farm Update

On June 24, the installation of the 100th and final wind turbine was finished five weeks earlier than planned. “The Installation team has had a huge mountain to climb taking into account the new vessel layout, new subcontractor, new installation equipment, and starting the work during wintertime. However, the installation has gone exceptionally well,” said […]

1 July 2010 Wind Farm Update

Vattenfall reached an important construction milestone this weekend, when the 100th, and final, turbine was installed at Thanet Offshore Wind Farm, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, which has been under construction since 2008 and is due to be finished in early autumn 2010. The installation of the final wind turbine at Thanet Offshore Wind […]

25 May 2010 Environment

With the aim of promoting the sound development of China's offshore wind industry, Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA), Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Shanghai International Exhibition Co., Ltd (SIEC), a subsidiary of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Shanghai Sub-council once again join forces to build Asia's first professional platform focused […]

7 April 2010

Registered seminar participants work at the following companies: * Companies displaying in the Product Display Area 3SUN Managing Director A2SEA Sales Manager Abis Shipping Company BV Director ABS Europe - Rotterdam Country Manager - The Netherlands ABT/ Antwerp Bulk Terminal Project Manager Accenture Partner Resources - Gas & Utilities Acta Marine Managing Director AG Reederei […]

2 April 2010 Authorities

Britain is tempting offshore wind turbine manufacturers to invest in its factories with a multi-million pound fund for transforming ports, but it may not be enough to lure all major turbine makers. Britain's ports need revamping if it wants to be an offshore wind manufacturing hotspot, with marine infrastructure essential for importing thousands of huge […]

7 January 2010

A fresh start of a new decade with Offshore Wind, a new magazine entirely dedicated to offshore wind energy. The offshore wind industry is growing fast and it is about time this young and dynamic sector gets its own ‘platform’ for independent information and discussion. In this issue: