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  • 11 October 2012

    Intertek has signed a deal to evaluate and assess the offshore turbine design for a major European manufacturer to ensure compliance with US and Canadian electrical safety requirements. The work therefore forms a key part of the manufacture, preparation and assessment of the proposed turbines and will help to minimise any potential delays that are […]

  • 2 July 2010
    R&D, Technology

    While solar energy can only be harnessed during the day, wind power may be one of the best renewable energy solutions.However, as turbines… [mappress] Source: ecofriend, July 02, 2010;

  • 1 April 2013

    International Airports throughout the world could soon be augmenting their energy supply every time a big jet takes off. Tests will be made at a major European airport with wind turbines, or rather blast turbines, which will capture most of the huge amount of energy that is required to get these heavy jets rolling along […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    This year, as part of its new offshore logistics concept, Siemens is scheduled to begin utilizing its first two Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) commissioned specifically for the Butendiek and Baltic II offshore wind projects in Germany. SOVs are a standalone unit featuring enough space for accommodation and storage of spare parts. Gangway systems allow for […]

  • 17 February 2011

    Opponents of wind turbines in Prince Edward County aren’t holding their breath waiting for the provincial moratorium on offshore wind… By Bruce Bell (thewhig) [mappress] Source: thewhig, February 17, 2011

  • 15 February 2011

    Urk – On an outcrop near this town’s lighthouse, a woman in stone perpetually scans the horizon for the fishing fleet returning home. To the… (news24) [mappress] Source: news24, February 15, 2011

  • 19 February 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Seven hundred offshore wind turbines are being proposed for Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair including 165 turbines north of Lakeshore and wind… [mappress] Source: windsorstar, February 18, 2010

  • 6 December 2010
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The leader of Hull City Council said that plans for wind turbine manufacture at Alexandra Dock could usher in new era of prosperity for the… (nextbigfuture) [mappress] Source: nextbigfuture, December 06, 2010

  • 12 January 2011

    American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a global power technologies company, announced today that it has licensed several of its proprietary AMSC Windtec(TM) wind turbine designs to Beijing JINGCHENG New Energy Co., Ltd. (JCNE), a subsidiary of state-owned Beijing JINGCHENG Machinery Electric Holding Co., Ltd., which also owns Beijing BEIZHONG Steam Turbine Generator Co., Ltd. (BSTG). […]

  • 24 May 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Chicago’s early planners weren’t talking about Lake Michigan when they devised the famous dictum: Forever open, clear and free.They were protecting an uncluttered city lakefront.

  • 19 April 2011

    We’ve all seen those windmills out by Portland. They generate energy for much of the Coastal Bend.   By Janine Reyes (kristv) [mappress] Source: kristv, April 19, 2011

  • 8 March 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 66 GE HaliadeTM 150-6MW wind turbines has been installed on the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, Merkur Offshore GmbH reports.

  • 17 November 2011

    When the Netherlands built its first sea-based wind turbines in 2006, they were seen as symbols of a greener future.   By Ivana Sekularac (reuters) [mappress] Source: reuters, November 17, 2011

  • 29 December 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    The last of the in total 48 wind turbines was successfully installed over Christmas around 30 kilometers to the north of the island of Heligoland. “We worked on the completion of the 48 wind turbines with two installation vessels at the same time and, besides the conventional rotor star installation, the rotor blades of the […]

  • 1 May 2019

    By Mr. Javier Lanfranchi – Sales Manager – Faccin SPA Nobody can deny that the demand of more energy is increasing on a global scale. Over the last two decades we’ve seen different solutions to tackle this issue where renewable energy stands out mainly because of the need to reduce the impact fuels have in […]

  • 30 August 2012

    As the UPI reports, Japanese officials have announced that the country’s first floating wind farm is operational from Wednesday. The wind farm is located about a half mile off the coast of Kabashima island, one of the Goto Islands. Next summer, the 100-kilowatt turbine will be replaced by a larger 2-megawatt generator after collecting performance […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Offshore wind turbines could pose a threat to the Britain’s nuclear submarine fleet said the Ministry of Defence chiefs, reports Scotsman. Wind turbine blades affect sonar images to the level of distorting and impeding visibility what could result in a submarine collision or running aground. Outer Firth of Clyde was selected for the offshore wind […]

  • 5 January 2016

    Giant technology and scaling steps The world’s first close to shore offshore wind farm, Vindeby, built in Denmark in 1991, features 11 semi-standard 450kW Bonus B35/450kW turbines (now Siemens) and is still in operation today. From today’s perspective the look of these tiny three-bladed turbines in shallow water is largely similar with today’s 6 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 August 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    On August 8, SEA CHALLENGER installed the first turbine on DONG Energy’s Gode Wind Offshore Wind Farm in the German part of the North Sea. The installation went according to plan and SEA CHALLENGER will continue to install the rest of the 97 Siemens 6MW turbines. The vessel carries 4 turbines at a time and […]

  • 3 October 2012

    A large climatic chamber which can test offshore wind turbine components in extreme temperatures ranging from -60 degrees Celsius to +60 degrees was unveiled in Antwerp on Thursday as part of a new research and development facility. An element of the Offshore Wind Application Lab (OWI-Lab), the climate chamber, is housed inside a structure in […]

  • 6 December 2011

    In light of recent events, Japan has been urged to pay more attention to renewable energy sources. Coincidently, in the same month as one… By Carin Hall (energydigital) [mappress] Source: energydigital, December 06, 2011; Image: kyushu-u

  • 18 September 2011

    E.ON is in talks with China’s wind turbine makers, the chief financial officer of its renewable operations said, adding the German utility… By Christoph Steitz (reuters) [mappress] Source: reuters, September 19, 2011

  • 9 January 2012

    Wind power production in UK reached record due to the storm before the New Year. Onshore and offshore wind turbines produced almost 20% more power than previous record, and supplied 12.2% of UK energy demand on December 28, reports Reuters. Currently, there are 3515 wind turbines installed in the UK, with total capacity of 5,970.6 […]

  • 18 January 2018

    Following multiple not yet realised 10MW+ concept plans, there is already much wind industry talk about the next-generation 12-15 MW turbines. The question is whether especially new concepts in the latter category will be mainly evolutionary scaling of current technology, or a radical departure to new concept solutions.

  • 15 February 2016

    On 12 February, offshore wind installation vessel Aeolus left the Port of Esbjerg for the Gemini offshore wind farm, carrying six turbines to be installed at the site.  According to vessel’s AIS, the Aeolus has reached its destination, and is now in the company of Havila Phoenix and Acta Orion, which are also working at the site. The last of 150 […]