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Parkwind Signs MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for Arcadis Ost 1 in Germany

Nov 28, 2019 16:50 | Copenhagen, Denmark - The offshore windturbine manufactuerer MHI Vestas and Parkwind have signed a conditional agreement for turbine supply for the offshore windfarm Arcadis Ost 1 in the German Baltic Sea. read more...


Insolvency of Senvion: Drehpunkt Offers Solution for Data Retrieval From Senvion Turbines

Nov 28, 2019 09:34 | Rostock, Germany - The insolvency of Senvion has unsettled numerous operators of Senvion wind turbines and led to open questions regarding the future monitoring of the wind turbines. According to Drehpunkt GmbH from Rostock, it is unclear if the online portal provided by the manufacturer remains in operation. read more...


Grid Stabilization: WindGuard Certification and Plaspo Sign MoU

Nov 25, 2019 11:43 | Varel, Germany - The South Korean power converter manufacturer Plaspo and WindGuard Certification GmbH have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). read more...


Public Auction of Three Winergy Gearboxes for Senvion Wind Turbines

Nov 21, 2019 12:43 | Dietramszell, Germany - On 29 November 2019 the sale of three Winergy gearboxes for Senvion wind turbines by way of public auction will take place at 13:00 (CET) in the Düsseldorf Hotel Meliá within the framework of a public auction in accordance with § 647 BGB (lien of the works contractor). read more...


Nordex and Vestas Score Well With Major Orders

Nov 21, 2019 09:12 | Hamburg, Germany / Aarhus, Denmark - The wind energy manufacturers Nordex and Vestas have reported lush order books as of September 30, 2019. Nordex is continuing its sales success in Turkey with new orders, and Vestas got an order for a turnkey major project from New Zealand. read more...


Siemens Gamesa Named Preferred Supplier for Further Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan

Nov 15, 2019 08:55 | Zamudio, Spain - Siemens Gamesa and Hai Long Offshore Wind signed a preferred supplier agreement for the delivery and servicing of turbines on the 300 MW Hai Long 2 project. The agreement is subject to contract and final investment decision from the consortium partners, Canadian independent power producer Northland Power Inc. and Taiwan-based developer Yushan Energy. read more...


Formosa 1: Taiwan's 1st Commercial Offshore Wind Farm Inaugurated

Nov 15, 2019 08:48 | Fredericia, Denmark - The goal of the Taiwanese government is to expand offshore wind energy to 5,500 megawatts (MW) by 2025. An important milestone has been reached with the inauguration of Taiwan's first commercial offshore wind farm. read more...


Wind Energy Towers: Nordex Exploits Advantages of Concrete

Nov 12, 2019 10:17 | Hamburg, Germany - The costs for the tower of a wind turbine account for up to one fifth of the total costs. Especially in markets with an auction system, it is therefore of great importance to minimize the logistics costs for the tower transport. read more...


Vestas Significantly Increases Sales and EBIT in Q3 2019, All-Time High Order Backlog

Nov 07, 2019 14:05 | Aarhus, Denmark - The wind turbiney manufacturer Vestas has published its figures for the third quarter of 2019: Vestas generated a revenue of EUR 3,646 m – an increase of 30 percent compared to the year-earlier period. EBIT before special items increased by EUR 153 m to EUR 429 m. read more...


Supply Contract Awarded for Largest Floating Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 07, 2019 12:45 | Zamudio, Spain - The world’s largest floating wind power plant will be installed in Norway, equipped with 11 Siemens Gamesa SG 8.0-167 DD turbines. Scheduled to be commissioned in late 2022, Hywind Tampen will be the first ever floating wind power plant to power offshore oil and gas platforms. read more...


Bernd Kiermeier: Former Ostwind CFO strengthens Consulting Firm Capcora

Nov 07, 2019 09:28 | Frankfurt am Main - Since November 2019, former Ostwind CFO Bernd Kiermeier is supporting the energy and infrastructure team of Capcora, a consulting firm specialized on real assets, as Senior Advisor as part of a cooperation agreement. read more...


Massachusetts Selects Mayflower Wind Energy’s 804 MW Offshore Proposal

Nov 05, 2019 09:28 | Madrid, Spain - Mayflower Wind Energy LLC, a joint venture of Shell New Energies US LLC and EDPR Offshore North America LLC (EDPR), has been chosen by Massachusetts to supply 804 MW of clean, renewable energy from offshore wind to the electricity customers within the state. read more...


RWE Renewables Opens First Office in Asia

Oct 31, 2019 14:42 | Essen, Germany - RWE Renewables announced the opening of its first Asian office in Tokyo, Japan. read more...


Taiwanese 376 MW Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Project Set for Launch

Oct 30, 2019 14:30 | Edinburgh, UK / Zamudio, Spain - The launch of the 376 megawatts (MW) Formosa 2 offshore wind farm project in Taiwan took a step closer to construction following the firm order from partners Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (75 percent) and Swancor Renewable Energy (25 percent), who jointly developed the wind farm. read more...


Wind Market Sweden: Deutsche Windtechnik Signs Enercon Full Service Contract

Oct 24, 2019 08:51 | Varberg, Sweden - As part of its international activities, Deutsche Windtechnik in Sweden has been awarded a full service contract for the wind farm Dingelskogen Vind AB. read more...