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Ocean Winds: EDPR and Engie Launch Major US Player for Offshore Wind Energy

Nov 23, 2020 11:17 | Boston, USA - Portuguese EDP Renováveis and French energy group Engie have combined their offshore wind energy activities in Ocean Winds (OW). The 50:50 offshore wind joint venture was founded in 2019. Now the two companies have announced the establishment of the US offshoot OW North America in early November. read more...


First 9.5 MW Turbine Installed on a Floating Wind Project in Scotland

Nov 17, 2020 16:28 | Aarhus, Denmark - MHI Vestas has now installed the first V164 9.5 MW turbine, the most powerful turbine in use at a floating wind project, at the installation harbour for the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm. read more...


Deutsche Windguard 2020 On Course

Nov 11, 2020 09:09 | Varel, Germany - In spite of Covid 19, Deutsche Windguard GmbH has so far recorded a successful development in 2020. read more...


Nightly Flashing: ADLS from Lanthan Safe Sky Approved for Offshore Deployment

Oct 07, 2020 08:56 | Walldorf, Germany – Equipping wind turbines with aircraft detection light systems (ADLS) is not only important in the onshore segment, but also for offshore wind turbines. read more...


Deutsche Windtechnik Starts ADLS Installations after Passing Type Approval Test

Sep 25, 2020 08:34 | Bremen, Germany - Deutsche Windtechnik has successfully passed the type approval test for its aircraft detection light system (ADLS) for wind turbines. This means that the transponder-based ADLS system of Deutsche Windtechnik is ready for market launch, the company announced. read more...


Windguard Launches New Online Shop and Starts New Offer for Mobile Testing of Dynamic Performance

Sep 24, 2020 16:23 | Varel, Germany - With the launch of its own web store, wind tunnel specialist Deutsche Windguard wants to expand its service for sensors, their calibration and maintenance. Another novelty at the Windgard Group concerns the area of Fault-Ride-Through-Tests. Here, the wind energy service provider now has a mobile testing facility that can be used directly at the customer's site. read more...


Milestone: All Foundations Installed at Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 02, 2020 10:47 | Stockholm, Sweden - The Swedish energy company Vattenfall is currently building the offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak, consisting of 72 turbines, at a distance of 15-40 kilometers from the Danish coast. read more...


Wpd Signs Supply Agreements for 2nd Offshore Project in Taiwan

Aug 28, 2020 09:13 | Bremen, Germany - Wpd's Taiwanese offshore wind energy project Guanyin has reached another milestone with the signing of central supply agreements. The companies are in the starting blocks to begin construction, but are still waiting for final permits. read more...


GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW Turbine Obtains Provisional Type Certificate by DNV GL

Jul 28, 2020 16:53 | Paris, France - The GE Renewable Energy Haliade-X 12 MW prototype, the world’s most powerful wind turbine operating to date, has received a provisional type certificate from DNV-GL, the world’s largest independent certification body in mid June 2020 last month. read more...


DIN Sets Industry Standards For The First Time For Dismantling Wind Turbines

Jul 24, 2020 09:43 | Hanover, Berlin, Dresden / Germany - With the end of the 20-year EEG compensation period, the question will arise in the next few years for many thousands of wind turbines (WTGs) as to whether continued operation is possible or whether decommissioning is necessary. As there has not been a deconstruction standard so far, neither in Germany nor in Europe. read more...


Siemens Gamesa and Vestas Score Points in Asia With New Orders

Jul 23, 2020 15:27 | Zamudio, Spain / Randers, Denmark - Wind turbine manufacturers Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) and Vestas announce new orders from Asia. Siemens Gamesa has been awarded the contract for the largest nearshore project in Vietnam to date. Vestas will supply the wind turbines for a 40 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Japan. read more...


Confirmation: Wpd receives another A rating from Euler Hermes

Jul 01, 2020 08:54 | Bremen, Germany - The rating agency Euler Hermes has been rating Wpd AG since 2003. Since then, the Bremen-based company has consistently been awarded the coveted A rating. read more...


Starting Signal for French Offshore Wind Project Fécamp

Jun 19, 2020 15:58 | Paris, France - Following the conclusion of the financing agreements between the consortium partners, EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of the EDF Group, the North American energy infrastructure company Enbridge Inc. and the German project developer Wpd have now announced the start of the Fécamp offshore wind farm. read more...


Change of Management at Siemens Gamesa: Andreas Nauen Replaces Markus Tacke as CEO

Jun 18, 2020 10:13 | Zamudio, Spain - The wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa has a new boss. According to Siemens Gamesa, the Board of Directors of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and Markus Tacke have mutually agreed to terminate his CEO contract effective June 17, 2020. read more...


Siemens Gamesa SG 14-222 DD Offshore Wind Turbines to Power 2.6-GW Dominion Energy Project

Jun 05, 2020 09:17 | Zamudio, Spain - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy recently presented the new SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine with a capacity of up to 15 MW. The new top-class wind turbines could be installed in Dominion Energy's huge offshore wind farm in the USA. read more...