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  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Welcon A/S and HighTek-Century have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of a turbine tower factory in Taiwan. The factory will manufacture wind turbine towers, including Stiesdal Offshore Technologies’ (SOT) Tetra foundation concept for the Taiwanese and Asian markets. According to Welcon, the final agreement will be negotiated during the next months. Construction […]

  • 10 April 2013

    Mabey Bridge – the UK wind turbine tower manufacturer and bridge-builder – has appointed Claus Poulsen as ‘Sales Director – Renewables’ to develop new business opportunities in the renewables market. The company – which employs 600 people in the UK with a turnover exceeding £80m per annum – has hired the industry leader as it […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 3 September 2014

    The master of a wind farm support boat has been made to pay £3,000 in fines and costs after breaching maritime collision regulations. Geoffrey Whinfrey was in charge of the Island Panther when it collided with a wind turbine in the Sheringham Shoal wind farm on 21 November 2012. Whinfrey had been requested by the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall and Scotland-based wind turbine tower manufacturer CS Wind UK will today sign a co-operation agreement on the potential supply of components for Vattenfall’s onshore and offshore wind projects in the UK. The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which will allow CS Wind UK to tender for Vattenfall’s future UK-based wind projects, is […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shandong Iraeta, a Sino-Spanish joint venture will supply flanges for wind turbine towers at two offshore wind projects in Jiangsu Province, China. The company won tenders for 200MW Dafeng and 300MW Jiangjiasha (Jiangsu Longyuan Chiang Sand), both owned by China Longyan Power. Dafeng offshore wind farm will comprise 80 Goldwind’s 2.5MW wind turbines, while Jiangjiasha will feature 75 Envision 4MW […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Ports & Logistics

    Haizea Wind Group’s facility in the Port of Bilbao has obtained five Lloyd’s ISO, EN and OSHAS certificates since its inauguration a little over two months ago.

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mabey Bridge – the UK leading wind turbine tower manufacturer and international bridge builder – has appointed Gerry Voller as Sales Director – Tubular Products. The company – which employs 600 people in the UK and internationally with a turnover exceeding £80m per annum – is expanding and investing in sales leadership as it widens […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    German manufacturer of wind turbine towers and foundations Ambau has filed for bankruptcy at the Cuxhaven district court. The main reason for the bankruptcy filing is reportedly insolvency due to the lack of orders. Ambau currently employs around 350 people at two locations in Cuxhaven and Gräfenhainichen. The Cuxhaven district court has appointed provisional bankruptcy […]

  • 27 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    THE Skykon factory is currently the only significant manufacturer of wind turbine towers in Scotland and is therefore a very important part… By Paul Brewer (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, October 27, 2010;

  • 21 October 2019
    Grid Connection

    Siemens Gamesa has awarded Prysmian Group with a contract to provide cable and assembly supplies for wind turbines worldwide. Prysmian will supply turbine tower and nacelle cables and assemblies for Siemens Gamesa turbines in 2020. The supply includes low voltage cables and assemblies for nacelle platforms, low voltage cables for towers and fully terminated medium […]

  • 18 April 2011

    In the rough and blustery North Sea, almost 30 miles off Germany’s coast, 12 wind turbines tower over the water, with rotors longer than…   By David Wroe and Kathleen E. McLaughlin  (globalpost) [mappress] Source: globalpost, April 18, 2011;

  • 12 December 2011

    The world’s leading supplier of Service Lifts, Ladder Systems and other Safety Equipment for wind turbines, Avanti Wind Systems now offers even more sub supplies for the world’s wind turbine industry. Avanti Wind System establishes new factories in USA and China in order to produce Internals for wind turbines. You can say that Internals are […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation of offshore wind turbines has started at Dutch 144MW Westermeerwind site with the erection of turbine tower. The towers are transported from the port of Amsterdam to the construction site in Ijsselmeer in two parts, with a height of 50 and 40 metres, via ‘De Schelde’ pontoon. Equipped with the 11350 Liebherr crane, […]

  • 12 April 2015

    Dong Enters US Offshore Wind Market DONG Energy has taken over RES Americas Developments Inc.’s (RES) more than 1000MW newly assigned development project rights off the coast of Massachusetts. First 8 Eneco Luchterduinen Turbines Onboard ‘Aeolus’ With the first days of April, Van Oord’s Aeolus arrived in Esbjerg, Denmark, to pick up parts of the […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The new-in-post senior management team appointed by wind turbine tower manufacturer Mabey Bridge to oversee an expansion in the company’s renewables interests has hit the ground running – securing orders for more than 30 towers in just two months. Among the key contracts, won since the formation of Mabey Bridge’s new business line – Mabey […]

  • 21 March 2016

    Reetec GmbH will supply aviation obstruction markers for the Wikinger offshore wind farm. Marking 70 Adwen’s wind turbines falls under German guidelines for the identification of aviation obstacles. Reetec will provide identification lights for the nacelles and towers, as well as the accompanying control and accessory components. Due to rotating blades, some identification requirements are specially adapted to the wind industry. Each nacelle will […]

  • 26 April 2012
    R&D, Technology

    Grand Valley State University and Michigan Technological University joined a public-private business in search for funding of the initial engineering and design of the new floating turbine technology for the Great Lakes, according to Associated Press. Lead agency, requesting funding from the Department of Energy, is Michigan Tech’s Great Lakes Research Center. Its group includes […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Finnish automated welding specialist Pemamek has received an order to supply automation lines for offshore wind turbine tower and foundation production to the Portuguese renewable energy company, ASM Industries (ASMI).

  • 2 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ruukki has agreed with the Norwegian company Aker Verdal AS on the delivery of steel structures for the Nordsee Ost wind farm project to be built offshore from Germany in the North Sea. Steel structure deliveries for the jacket foundations of offshore wind turbines are a new entry for Ruukki. Offshore wind turbine towers are […]

  • 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.

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Wind turbine tower manufacturer CS Wind UK has announced to its staff at the factory in Machrihanish, Campbeltown, that it intends to let go of more than 50 workers due to challenging market conditions.

  • 11 April 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Bilbao-based Navacel has loaded out five transition pieces built for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first floating offshore wind farm.