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Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Officially Opened

Nov 24, 2017 09:45 | Stavanger, Norway - Operator Statoil and its partners Masdar and Statkraft officially opened the Dudgeon offshore wind farm in Great Yarmouth, UK. read more...


Luxcara Announces Commissioning of 111.2 MW Norwegian Wind Farm

Nov 21, 2017 15:06 | Hamburg, Germany - Luxcara, specialized in asset management for renewable energy investments, has announced the completion of the Norwegian onshore wind farm “Egersund”. The project was secured in December 2015 for a portfolio of institutional investors. read more...


Legal & General Completes First UK Offshore Wind Investment

Nov 21, 2017 13:44 | London, UK - Legal & General announces that it has provided close to £300m of long-term acquisition debt in support of Danish pension funds, PKA and PFA consortium’s approx £2bn purchase of 50% of Walney Extension from Ørsted (the former Dong Energy). read more...


Industry Leaders Debate future Opportunities in Floating Offshore Wind

Nov 17, 2017 14:16 | London, UK - Industry bodies RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables held the UK’s first dedicated floating offshore wind conference, with a rallying cry for the sector to work together to build the next generation of floating offshore wind farms in UK waters, and to secure the lead in future export markets for this innovative technology. read more...


Rapid Construction Progress on Arkona Offshore Wind Project

Nov 14, 2017 17:06 | Essen, Germany - The Arkona offshore wind project is growing significantly faster than expected. According to Eon who builds and will operate the wind project all 60 foundations have been installed in the seabed of the Baltic Sea ahead of schedule. read more...


Bachmann Wins Tender for the Biggest Swiss Wind Farm Juvent SA

Nov 10, 2017 13:55 | Rudolstadt, Germany – Bachmann Monitoring GmbH , a company specialized in condition monitoring systems (CMS), was awarded the contract in November following a call for tenders by Juvent SA and its main shareholder, the BKW Group. read more...


Vattenfall Announces Major Wind Power Supply Deal with Microsoft

Nov 10, 2017 13:29 | Stockholm, Sweden - Vattenfall has signed a ten-year agreement to power Microsoft’s international data center operations in the Netherlands with wind power. read more...


Siemens Gamesa Plans to Lay Off up to 6,000 Employees

Nov 07, 2017 12:42 | Zamudio, Spain - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy today presented its results. Regarding fiscal year 2017, revenue increased by 5% to €10,964 million, while underlying EBIT was €774 million (-18%) with an EBIT margin of 7%. read more...


New Report Highlights Economic Benefits of Offshore Wind across UK

Nov 07, 2017 12:18 | London, UK - At the start of Offshore Wind Week, RenewableUK published a new report which shows how many parts of the UK are reaping economic benefits from the offshore wind industry. read more...


Booming Wind Industry Enables Wind Energy to Deliver 10 Percent of US electricity by 2020

Oct 27, 2017 08:02 | New York, USA - The roster of U.S. wind projects under construction and in advanced development as of the end of the third quarter of 2017 has reached 29,634 megawatts (MW), the highest level since this statistic was first measured at the beginning of 2016, according to a new report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). read more...


VDE Renewables, Fraunhofer ISE, ERI@N Launch Global Initiative for Energy Storage

Oct 25, 2017 10:35 | Freiburg, Germany / Singapore - VDE Renewables, together with the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE and the Nanyang Technological University Singapore’s (NTU Singapore) Energy Research Institute (ERI@N), launched the Global Energy Storage Competence Cluster (GECC) at the annual Asia Clean Energy Summit in Singapore. read more...


MHI Vestas Chooses US-University for Offshore Wind Turbine Testing

Oct 25, 2017 10:11 | New York / South Carolina, USA - MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Clemson University in South Carolina announced that the world’s most powerful wind turbine (the V164-9.5 MW) will have all testing and verification of the wind turbine’s gearbox and main bearings carried out at the University’s state-of-the-art 15 MW test bench. The V164-9.5 MW wind turbine is the turbine most likely to be used for the first round of major offshore wind projects in the United States. read more...


Vattenfall Begins Construction on Horns Rev 3

Oct 20, 2017 14:25 | Stockholm, Sweden - Construction work is set to begin on Denmark's largest offshore wind farm, Horns Rev 3, in October. The project will kick off when Vattenfall installs the first of a total of 49 foundations in the North Sea. It is the first time in five years that an offshore wind farm will be built in Denmark. read more...


Eon Implements a Stand-alone Grid Solution in Sweden

Oct 19, 2017 17:10 | Dusseldorf, Germany - Sun, wind and a big battery: These are the ingredients with which the energy company Eon wants to bring the small village of Simris, located in the region of Scania in southern Sweden, onto 100 percent renewable energy. read more...


Senvion and CRRC Zhuzhou Electric Sign strategic Framework Contract for Generators

Oct 19, 2017 16:52 | Hamburg, Germany /Beijing, China – The wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has signed a framework contract with its supplier CRRC Zhuzhou Electric Co., Ltd at China Windpower fair in Beijing. read more...