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CS Wind UK is commencing the transportation of the first nine offshore tower sections from its Machrihanish factory in Campbeltown, Scotland, to the local harbour on 8 January.
The temporary consortium of INBISA Construcción, Gaimaz and Intxausti has completed the first phase in the construction of the new offshore wind tower manufacturing plant for Haizea Wind Group in the Port of Bilbao, Spain.
Portuguese company ASM Industries has signed a concession agreement with the Port of Aveiro Administration (APA) and will start building a new industrial production unit dedicated to offshore wind in January 2018.
The first offshore wind tower section has left the paint shop at CS Wind UK’s facilities in Machrihanish, Scotland.
Wind turbine tower manufacturer CS Wind UK has completed the first offshore wind tower at its fabrication plant in Machrihanish, Scotland.
Wind turbine tower manufacturer CS Wind UK has started producing first offshore wind towers at its facilities in Machrihanish, Scotland.
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 […]
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 […]
The wind tower market will reach a value of more than USD 19 billion by 2019, a new report says. The report published by Infiniti Research Limited names factors that are expected to stimulate the prospects for growth in this market, including some positive trends, including growing support from governments, increased R&D investments, development of technologically advanced […]
July will see construction begin at the AMBAU site in Cuxhaven, Germany of the largest offshore tower ever built for a wind turbine, measuring 7.33 metres at the base flange. Consisting of four segments, the tower will have a total height of 106 metres; the largest segment can only be manufactured at Cuxhaven due to […]
International coatings manufacturer Hempel announced the launch of HEMPADUR 47300, a new NORSOK-approved epoxy mid-coat that can reduce drying times for offshore wind tower manufacturers by up to 25 per cent and help drive down production costs. Specially formulated for offshore wind towers, HEMPADUR 47300 is a new low-solvent epoxy mid-coat that offers vastly improved […]
Dennis Breugelmans has been appointed Managing Director of Wind Towers (Scotland) Ltd, with effect from 1 January 2013. Wind Towers (Scotland) Ltd is a Campbeltown based wind tower turbine manufacturing and assembly plant. It is one of only two companies in the UK producing wind towers and is currently the only one capable of making […]
SSE has agreed to acquire from Marsh Wind Technology Ltd its 40.05% share in Wind Towers Ltd, taking SSE’s total shareholding in Wind Towers Ltd to 80.1% The remaining 19.9% of ordinary share capital is held by Highlands and Islands Enterprise. The transaction is expected to be fully completed in the next couple of weeks. […]
SEFORGE Limited, a Suzlon Group subsidiary, announced a key purchase agreement with a leading wind turbine manufacturer for the supply of machined tower flanges, used for wind towers, over a period of three years. The Rs. 367 crore (US$ 75 mn) contract covers supply of flanges for wind turbine towers for projects in India and […]
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 […]
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
Tata Steel is investing £1.3 million in a new processing and distribution centre in Scunthorpe to take advantage of anticipated growth in the wind power sector and help realise the UK’s ambitious renewable energy programme over the next decade. The new hub will handle up to 200,000 tonnes per year (tpa) of steel plate manufactured […]
Portugal’s largest wind tower manufacturer Tegopi has invested €3 million in a new production unit in Turkey, the company’s first outside of… (windpowermonthly) [mappress] Source: windpowermonthly, October 25, 2010;
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 […]
Corus today unveiled plans to construct a new £31.5-million manufacturing plant in Teesside which would potentially create 220 jobs. Preliminary engineering work is underway at the Corus Redcar site to develop a new facility to produce steel foundation structures – called monopiles – used to secure offshore wind turbines to the seabed. Jon Bolton, Corus […]
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, […]
Siemens Gamesa has contracted wind turbine installation and service company Global Wind Service (GWS) to assemble all 102 towers for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm in the UK. The towers will be assembled at the Norfolk port of Great Yarmouth ahead of their load-out and installation offshore as part of the wind farm […]
The Buss Terminal Eemshaven has received the first shipment of wind turbine tower sections for the Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind project.
MHI Vestas has signed a conditional contract for the manufacture of towers in Taiwan with a partnership between with CS Wind and Chin Fong. The companies held a signing ceremony in Taipei City on 30 October.
CS Wind UK has transported the second batch of wind turbine towers for the Beatrice project from its factory in Machrihanish to the Campbeltown harbour, both located on Scotland’s Kintyre peninsula, according to CS Wind UK’s social media updates.
US Wind has selected two Baltimore-based companies for a range of specialized services related to the fabrication and installation of a meteorological tower necessary for environment activity monitoring at its proposed offshore wind farm in Maryland, US.