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  • 27 July 2015

    Aluminium Marine Consultants (AMC) celebrated its acquisition of ISO 9001 quality management certification in June by placing four High Speed Support Vessels (HSSV) under build simultaneously in its new Isle of Wight UK building hall. By mid-June, the hull of the first 21m vessel for wind farm industry service provider CWind was up to the […]

  • 5 February 2014

    German manufacturer Senvion, formerly known as REpower, has decided to halt production at its fully-owned subsidiary PowerBlades, which will affect 246 workers. The production of offshore wind blades will be suspended until the end of this year “as a result of uncertainty regarding investment”, meaning that “the expansion of offshore wind power in Germany has […]

  • 26 November 2014

    Siemens Wind Power and Renewables has published four new Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) brochures, each representing one of the company’s four product platforms, covering both geared and direct drive wind turbines for offshore and onshore projects. The figures are based on Life Cycle Assessments (LCAs) of four defined wind power projects: two offshore wind plants […]

  • 30 July 2015

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change has published its key annual Digest of UK Energy Statistics covering 2014. Electricity generated from renewable sources increased by 21% in 2014 compared to the previous year, and accounted for 19.1% of total UK electricity generation (up from 14.9% in 2013). DECC describes onshore wind as “the leading […]

  • 4 October 2010
    R&D, Technology

    Today marks the official start of production at Nordex’s newly built wind turbine manufacturing plant in Jonesboro, Arkansas. The plant’s first production crew will go to work this morning assembling a wind turbine nacelle, which houses the engine and other key components and sits high atop the turbine tower. “Two years ago, we announced our […]

  • 25 October 2019

    Offshore wind produced nearly 17 billion kWh of renewable energy in Germany in the first three quarters of 2019, representing a 31% increase compared to the previous year. The figures were released by the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research BadenWürttemberg (ZSW) and the German Association of Energy and Water Industries (BDEW) based on an initial assessment. […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Welcon and Marmen have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on tower and foundation fabrication for the U.S. offshore wind market. The companies plan to establish a jointly owned distinct entity with an aim to secure orders for offshore wind towers and foundations for the U.S. market. Additionally, Welcon and Marmen intend to […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Tokyo-based Hitachi has decided to stop manufacturing wind turbines going forward, and will instead focus on marketing wind turbines from the long-time German partner Enercon. With this latest policy, Hitachi expects to maintain the top share of the wind turbines market in Japan by expanding the solution business integrating Enercon’s wind turbines with its digital […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Century Bladt Foundations’ offshore wind foundation production workshop in Taiwan is shaping up, according to Bladt’s recent post. The 33,000m2 workshop will soon be finished and ready for the installation of cranes and equipment, the Danish company reported. A 4,000m2 administration building, canteens to host 400 employees, 3,000m2 warehouse facilities and 9ha of outdoor storage […]

  • 20 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Svendborg Brakes wins Unfair Competition and Copyright Infringement Law Suit concerning the protection of original Svendborg brakes The Bielefeld District Court in Germany ruled in favour of Svendborg Brakes A/S in a copyright infringement and unfair competition law suit filed against a competitor concerning the protection of the original Svendborg brakes. Alleging that the competitor […]

  • 15 October 2013

    Using a unique model of collaboration in China, The Switch, supplier of megawatt-class permanent magnet generator and full-power converter packages, has set up with it’s partner Scanfil, a global contract manufacturer and systems supplier for professional electronics, volume production of full-power wind turbine converter cabinets in record time and with exceptional quality, setting a new […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The latest provisional monthly energy statistics produced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change were released today. According to the report, in the three months to February 2014, supply of coal, gas and nuclear power fell on the same period a year earlier, while the suply from wind, hydro and bioenergy rose. Wind energy […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Avanti Wind Systems was present at the Husum WindEnergy 2012 Exhibition in Northern Germany. With around 36.000 visitors and 1.170 registered exhibitors, this event became one of the world’s most important meeting places for the Wind Industry. Visitors and exhibitors came from 90 countries. The company’s staff from Germany and Denmark showed Avanti products such […]

  • 26 December 2019

    PGE Group has launched a research project on the productivity of offshore wind farms, which is expected to help estimate the profitability of investments in the Baltica 2 and 3 projects. The aim of the study is to estimate the impact of wind slowdown caused by large projects in their surroundings, i.e. the so-called blockage effect. […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has entered into a partnership with Air Products to provide renewable electricity to the company’s production sites in the UK. Under the agreement, Ørsted will supply electricity from 11 of its offshore wind farms to all the Air Products’ UK production sites which supply merchant customers with industrial gases. In addition, the Danish company will provide Renewable […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Dutch nearshore wind farm Westermeerwind generated 74GWh of electricity in February, achieving a new production record. This means that the wind farm produced more than 4GWh more than the previous production record of 69.7GWh from October 2017. According to the project developer, February was an exceptionally good wind month, which allowed Westermeerwind to run at […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    ESI Group, a provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services for manufacturing industries, has announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN). The partnership is in place for the next five years and will focus on innovative product development for the renewable energies market, leveraging ESI’s Virtual Prototyping technologies and […]

  • 21 September 2012

    Fill presents the speedlayer, the fully automatic system for laying structure materials in spar cap production. It enables the production of very large rotor blades for wind turbines. Rotor blade production for wind turbines today is still characterized largely by manual labor. Fill automates the production of rotor blades. Industrial production results in a massive […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Grid Connection

    German offshore wind farms generated over 18.8 Terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity in 2018, an over 8% increase compared to 17.4TWh generated in the German North Sea and the Baltic Sea in 2017, according to the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems. 

  • 21 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Pelamis Wave Power Ltd. has stated it is looking for “teens of millions of pounds” of investments to increase production, reports Bloomberg. Chief Executive Officer, Per Hornung Pedersen, explained the money necessary for expanding the Pelamis’s factory in Leith Docks, Edinburgh, is the type of injection that would be required from an industrial partner, adding […]

  • 12 March 2020

    X1 Wind and its partners have completed the design of PivotBuoy, the single point mooring system platform for floating wind turbines. The prototype has now entered the manufacturing phase prior to assembly and installation which is planned this autumn at a test site at the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) in Spain. The […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Bladt’s new facilities at Lindø Industrial Park are nearly all set and the production of the 41 jackets for ENBW Baltic 2 offshore wind farm is well under way. At the moment, almost 100 men are in full swing in the workshops where they have spent the last months preparing these with the so called […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif expects to end 2017 with a record annual production of around 222 Kton following solid results posted for the third quarter of the fiscal year.

  • 8 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Belgium’s offshore wind farms generated 4.7TWh of electricity in 2019, a nearly 38% increase compared to 2018 when the country’s offshore wind turbines produced 3.408TWh of electricity. The electricity produced offshore covered close to 6% of the country’s total electricity consumption in 2019, according to the Belgian Offshore Platform. The increase in production is mainly […]

  • 13 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      REpower Systems SE  is realigning its German production sites for wind turbines. Today, Tuesday, 13 September, the company is holding the topping-out ceremony for the expansion of nacelle and hub production in Bremerhaven. Starting in 2012/13 financial year, it will be possible there to assemble wind turbines each year with an output of 900 […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind in Germany produced 12 billion kWh in the first half of 2019, which is a 30% increase compared to 9.2 billion kWh in the first half of 2018, according to preliminary calculations. The research is being conducted by the Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) and the German Association of Energy and Water […]