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Siemens Gamesa Receives Order for its First Nearshore Project in Vietnam

Jul 23, 2019 08:59 | Zamudio, Spain - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has secured an order to supply seven SG 4.5-145 for No. 5 Thanh Hai 1 wind farm. It is the company’s first nearshore project in Vietnam located between 2 km and 5 km off the coast. read more...


Turbine assembly Begins for First Floating Wind Farm in Continental Europe

Jul 18, 2019 10:33 | Ferrol, Spain - The installation of the first Windfloat Atlantic turbine on its floating platform yesterday begun (2019-07-17) in the outer harbor of Ferrol in northwest spain. read more...


Plambeck Emirates and Saipem Sign MOU to Build a Floating Offshore Windfarm in Saudi Arabia

Jul 18, 2019 09:18 | Abu Dhabi – Plambeck Emirates LLC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as well as an exclusive agreement with Saipem, leading company in engineering, drilling and construction in the energy and infrastructure sectors , for the development and realization of a floating offshore windfarm. read more...


EDF Renewables and Masdar Places 415 MW Order in Saudi Arabia

Jul 17, 2019 15:37 | Aarhus, Denmark - A consortium formed by EDF Renewables and Masdar has placed a 415 MW order for the Dumat Al Jandal wind park in the Al Jouf region of Saudi Arabia. The project will be the country’s first utility-scale wind park, showcasing the increasing competitiveness of wind energy globally. read more...


EnBW Hohe See Offshore Wind Farm: First Wind Turbine Generating Power

Jul 17, 2019 09:23 | Karlsruhe, Borkum, Heligoland / Germany - The first wind turbine in the EnBW „Hohe See“ offshore wind farm now generated and fed into the grid the wind farm’s first kilowatt-hour of electricity. read more...


Deutsche Windtechnik Wins Maintenance Contract for Senvion 6.2M

Jul 04, 2019 09:29 | Bremen, Germany - Effective immediately, the independent service provider Deutsche Windtechnik AG will now also provide maintenance for Senvion's largest multi-megawatt class: the 6-MW power class. read more...


Nordex Order Intake in the Second Quarter Reaches 2,000 MW

Jul 04, 2019 08:35 | Hamburg, Germany - The Nordex Group announced that it has continued the strong order intake performance seen in recent quarters with buoyant demand for its wind turbines in the second quarter of 2019 as well. read more...


Energy & Meteo Systems Receives Order from French Aggregator

Jul 03, 2019 17:21 | Lyon, France /Oldenburg, Germany - CNR, the first French producer of exclusively renewable energy, and Energy & Meteo Systems, a leading provider of renewable power forecasting and virtual power plant services, have signed a contract in order to stop and restart wind and solar power plants in case of negative prices. The virtual power plant will support CNR in profitably marketing renewable power in the increasingly dynamic French energy market. read more...


Nordex Signs Contract for 58 MW Wind Farm in Croatia

Jun 28, 2019 09:55 | Hamburg - The state-owned energy supplier Hrvatska elektroprivreda (HEP Group) in Croatia has placed an order with the manufacturer for the supply of 18 Nordex N131/3600 turbines for the "Korlat" wind farm. read more...


Renewable Energies Overtake Coal Fired Electricity Generation for the First Time in the USA

Jun 28, 2019 09:31 | Washington, USA - In April 2019, U.S. monthly electricity generation from renewable sources exceeded coal-fired generation for the first time based on data in EIA’s Electric Power Monthly. Renewable sources provided 23 percent of total electricity generation to coal’s 20 percent. read more...


ABB Wins Transformer Order for Offshore Wind Project in North Sea

Jun 27, 2019 10:00 | Zurich, Switzerland - ABB has won an order from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to supply its Windstar transformers for installation in wind turbines in the North Sea. Under the project, 100 transformers manufactured in ABB’s transformer factory in Vaasa, Finland, will be supplied for Moray Offshore Renewable Power’s Moray East offshore wind project, located 22 kilometers off the coast of Scotland. read more...


Cooperation: Enercon and Dunoair Renew General Agreement

Jun 26, 2019 09:53 | Aurich/Rees, Germany - The windturbine manufacturer Enercon (Aurich) and DunoAir have signed a new general agreement. In the context of rapidly changing conditions, the signment shall put the common future on a new foundation. read more...


Vestas and GE Renewable Energy Settle Multi-Patent Dispute

Jun 26, 2019 09:39 | Aarhus, Denmark and Boston, USA - Vestas Wind Systems A/S (Vestas) and General Electric Company (GE), acting through its Renewable Energy Business, have reached an amicable settlement of all disputes related to multiple patent infringement claims in the U.S., resulting in the discontinuation of the case pending in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California as well as all other pending proceedings related to the patents-in-suit. read more...


WIND-consult Develops New Tower Clearance Measurement System

Jun 25, 2019 11:31 | Rostock, Germany - In close cooperation WIND-consult GmbH and morewind engineering solutions GmbH have successfully completed the first milestone of the R&D project funded by the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and the European Union for surveying tower clearance at wind turbines. read more...


Sven Höger: EE financier Capcora Strengthens Corporate Finance Area

Jun 25, 2019 10:17 | Frankfurt, Germany - Since June 1st, 2019, Sven Höger is complementing corporate finance activities as senior advisor at Capcora, a consulting firm specialized on real assets, within the framework of a close partnership. read more...