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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 […]

  • 16 September 2019

    Taiwan is establishing itself as one of the world’s fastest-growing new offshore wind markets and the Taiwanese manufacturers have been steadily getting ready to satisfy the production needs related to the projects to come. Following this tendency, several Taiwanese companies have recently visited Faccin’s factory in Visano, Italy to test their finished 4-rolls offshore-wind specially […]

  • 21 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    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 […]

  • 10 July 2013

    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 […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Industry Contribution

    Written by:Javier Lanfranchi                            Eng. Diego MorbiniArea Sales Manager                      Senior Technical Sales Manager Spanish wind tower manufacturer has recently installed two automated plate rolling lines and it is already in full production. A global leader in the wind power industry with headquarters in Spain offering a wide range of solutions for manufacturing wind towers for wind turbines and […]

  • 25 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    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;

  • 14 December 2017
    Environment, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    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.

  • 6 March 2012

    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 […]

  • 14 September 2017

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

  • 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 […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    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 […]

  • 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.

  • 3 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    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. […]

  • 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

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    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. 

  • 3 January 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 13 August 2010

    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 […]

  • 30 June 2014

    Governments across the globe are formulating various policies to stimulate the development of innovative wind technologies. A notable example of this is the FiT policy, which was designed to encourage investment in technologies related to renewable energy generation. The Renewable Energy Sources Act 2011 in Germany established fixed FiTs for the renewable energy-generating power utilities […]

  • 25 November 2010

    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 […]

  • 29 February 2012

    An Historic DAVI customer, owning since years a Davi 4 roll for Wind Towers, recently ordered two, more, extremely much heavier Davi Rolls (a 4 roll with capacity of 3200 x 95 mm and a 3 roll variable axis with capacity of 4200 x 145 mm), to build OFFSHORE foundation and Wind Towers; monopiles, tripods […]

  • 19 January 2012

    Tata Steel has secured a major contract from Siemens Wind Power to supply 25,000 tonnes of high-quality profiled steel plate for wind towers. The order – the largest to date for the steel company’s dedicated wind tower hub in Scunthorpe, England – is worth an eight figure £ sum and establishes Tata Steel as a […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Training & Education

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    CS Wind has ordered three offshore wind tower production lines from the Denmark-based Blaaholm for its first manufacturing facility in Taiwan. According to CS Wind, the production lines will provide a high welding capacity on a defined production area and will be optimized for existing crane capacity and height. The factory is currently being established, with […]