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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...


Expansion: Siemens Gamesa Plans Center for Offshore Wind Nacelles in Taiwan

May 20, 2020 09:27 | Zamudio, Spain - Siemens Gamesa plans to build a regional industrial center for the production of nacelles for offshore wind turbines together with Taiwanese suppliers. For this purpose, the nacelle assembly in Taichung is to be expanded to include hub and back-end assembly. read more...


Foundation Set: Construction of The Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm on Schedule

May 18, 2020 11:02 | Stockholm, Sweden - In the Baltic Sea, energy supplier Vattenfall is building Denmark's largest offshore wind farm. Now the first foundation has been successfully placed. read more...


Deutsche Windtechnik Signs Up 110 More Senvion Turbines

May 18, 2020 10:48 | Bremen, Germany - Since the beginning of the year, Deutsche Windtechnik AG from Bremen has signed contracts for 110 further Senvion turbines of the MM92 to 6.2M series in 32 wind farms. read more...


Kaiserwetter Energy Asset Management Receives SAP Innovation Award 2020

May 12, 2020 08:35 | Hamburg, Germany - Hamburg-based Kaiserwetter Energy Asset Management GmbH is one of the winners of the SAP Innovation Award 2020, which was awarded to Kaiserwetter for the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in its product portfolio to support sustainable investments. read more...


Siemens Gamesa Acquires Ria Blades Rotor Blade Plant

May 06, 2020 08:11 | Zamudio, Spain - The wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has acquired all shares in the rotor blade factory Ria Blades S.A. This completes the acquisition of selected assets from the insolvent Senvion. read more...


Anemometer Calibration: Deutsche Windguard Increases Service Scope and Reduces Measurement Uncertainty

May 05, 2020 08:57 | Varel, Germany - Deutsche Windguard, the leading wind tunnel specialist, is extending its measurement range accredited by the German Accreditation Body (DAkkS) while reducing measurement uncertainty. read more...


New Wind Farms: Vestas Receives Order from Vietnam - Management Changes

May 04, 2020 11:14 | Randers, Denmark - Vestas has secured a further order for two wind farm projects in Vietnam. According to the Danish wind turbine manufacturer, the order is for turbines with a capacity of 64 MW to be erected in a complex mountainous terrain in Quang Tri province. read more...


WPD Expands Its Position in the Taiwanese Wind Energy Market

May 04, 2020 11:03 | Bremen, Germany - Taiwan is pursuing an ambitious plan to expand offshore wind energy and wants to get out of nuclear energy by 2025. This offers great opportunities for German and European companies to profit from the market development. read more...