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Fault in the Medium-voltage Network: Delta Completes the World's Most Powerful Test System

Mar 27, 2020 10:10 | Wilhelmshaven, Germany - In order to avoid a widespread loss of generation capacity in the manner of a domino effect, decentralized generation plants must also have a minimum tolerance for short-term voltage changes, e.g. due to short circuits or lightning strikes. The voltage tests can be carried out with the help of appropriate test equipment. read more...


RENAC Expands Training Programme for Green Financing

Mar 13, 2020 09:47 | Berlin, Germany - The implementation of climate protection measures requires knowledge and instruments of finance, but also technology-specific expertise on renewable energies and energy efficiency. In view of the growing demand, the Renewables Academy (RENAC), specialized in international training programmes, launched a special training programme in 2019. read more...


Vestas Remains the No. 1 Wind Energy Manufacturer in 2019

Feb 19, 2020 14:32 | London, UK / New York, USA - Developers commissioned almost 61 GW of wind turbines globally in 2019, compared with 50 GW in the previous year. Most of these were on land (88 percent) but the share of turbines installed offshore is growing, up four percentage points to 12 percent. read more...


ABB Receives Major Order for Power Transformers from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

Feb 18, 2020 13:48 | Zurich, Switzerland - ABB’s Power Grids business has been selected by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to deliver its Windstar transformers to the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm, located 33 kilometers off the east coast of England. read more...


Offshore Wind Market in Europe Reached New Record Level in 2019 - Expansion Targets Nevertheless Cannot be Achieved

Feb 11, 2020 10:02 | Brussels, Belgium - Europe installed 3,600 megawatts (MW) (3.6 gigawatts - GW) of new offshore wind capacity in 2019. This is a new record in annual installations. 10 new offshore wind farms came online across 5 countries. read more...


Wind Energy Expansion: Bachmann strengthens Retrofit Capabilities with New Team

Feb 11, 2020 08:50 | Rendsburg, Germany - Bachmann electronic GmbH from Feldkirch in Austria is further expanding its expertise in wind automation solutions. read more...


Starting Signal for the Expansion of Offshore Wind Energy in Japan

Feb 06, 2020 09:56 | Tokyo, Japan - Marubeni Corporation announced that, through a special purpose company called Akita Offshore Wind Corporation, it has decided to implement the construction, operation and maintenance of offshore wind farms at Akita Port and Noshiro Port in Akita Prefecture. read more...


EDPR And ENGIE Create a 50:50 Joint-Venture for Offshore Wind

Jan 24, 2020 11:06 | Madrid, Spain - The renewable energy producer EDP Renewables yesterday (23. January 2020) signed an agreement with ENGIE to create a co-controlled 50/50 joint-venture (JV) in fixed and floating offshore wind. read more...


GE to help Deliver Wind Energy to 375,000 Homes in Scotland

Jan 20, 2020 14:24 | Paris, France – The Grid Solutions business of GE Renewable Energy has been awarded a multi-million dollar project for the design, supply, construction and commissioning of onshore and offshore wind substations for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm in Scotland. read more...


Deutsche Windtechnik AG With A Successful Start Into 2020

Jan 20, 2020 11:16 | Bremen - Deutsche Windtechnik, an independent provider of maintenance services, continued to grow in 2019 despite the turbulence on the German wind market. The company has also succeeded in starting the year 2020 with a new order. read more...


Swimming Offshore Wind Turbine Floatgen Achieves a Total of 6 Million kWh of Power Production in 2019

Jan 14, 2020 14:44 | Marseille, France - Following very encouraging initial results communicated last July, the 2 MW Floatgen floating wind turbine, equipped with Ideol’s patented floating foundation and installed on the Sem-Revtest site (Atlantic Coast of France), exceeded production and availability expectations in the second half of 2019. read more...


Artificial Intelligence: Kaiserwetter Presents New B2G Solution for Energy System Transformation

Dec 18, 2019 08:50 | Madrid, Spain - In addition to the further expansion of renewable energies, a challenge of energy system transformation and the achievement of climate targets is a better transformation by using more intelligent planning and coordination mechanisms. read more...


Takeover: Rope Access Solutions GmbH to Be Part of PNE Group in Future

Dec 10, 2019 09:07 | Cuxhaven - Rope Access Solutions GmbH (RAS) in Bremen was taken over by Energy Consult GmbH, a wind farm management company belonging to the PNE Group, and integrated into the wholly owned subsidiary MEB Safety Services GmbH (MEB). RAS is special service provider in the field of rope access technology. read more...


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...