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Senvion Installs 130 Megawatts in New Markets and Gets Two Orders from Ireland

12 Dec 2017 09:36 | Hamburg, Germany – The wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has announced the completion of installation of several wind farms in three of its newly entered markets within Europe totalling 130 megawatts (MW). Senvion also reports two new orders from Ireland. read more...


New Chinese Customer Chooses Vestas for First Wind Energy Project

11 Dec 2017 11:18 | Aarhus, Denmark – The wind turbine manufacturer Vestas announced that the company received a new order from China. The wind park is the new customer’s first wind energy project. read more...


Ballard Power: New Fuel Cell Engine Facility Commissioned in Shanghai

07 Dec 2017 13:25 | Vancouver, Canada and Shanghai, China - Ballard Power Systems announced that a subsidiary of strategic partner Zhongshan Broad-Ocean Motor Co., called Shanghai Edrive, has commissioned its fuel cell engine manufacturing facility located in the City of Shanghai, China. read more...


CIP Enters Into Partnership with Offshore Energy for Australian Offshore Wind Farm

06 Dec 2017 14:36 | Copenhagen, Denmark - Offshore Energy Pty Ltd. (Offshore Energy) and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), on behalf of the fund Copenhagen Infrastructure III K/S (CI III), announced that they have entered into a partnership regarding the continued development of Australia’s first offshore wind farm, the Star of the South. The project has so far been developed solely by Offshore Energy. read more...


Statoil Awards Battery Contract in Batwind Project

01 Dec 2017 08:35 | Berlin, Germany and Oslo, Norway - Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm, will be equipped with a battery to store power from the wind farm next year. According to Statoil, who is one of the operators of the wind farm, the purpose is to "teach" the battery when to hold back and store electricity, and when send power to the grid, thus increasing value of the power. read more...


Europe's € 36 bn Industrial Success Story: But for How Long?

30 Nov 2017 18:07 | Brussels, Belgium - The European wind industry contributed € 36 bn to the EU’s GDP in 2016, supports 263,000 jobs and generated € 8 bn of exports outside of Europe. read more...


Offshore wind project Rampion starts power generation

29 Nov 2017 08:11 | Essen, Germany - The offshore wind farm Rampion in the English Channel has started generating electricity. According to E.ON, the first turbine was commissioned. 115 additional turbines will be connected to the grid in stages over the next few months. read more...


Siemens Gamesa Secures its Largest-ever Order in Thailand

28 Nov 2017 08:27 | Zamudio, Spain - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy secured its largest-ever contract in Thailand. According to the company this marks a new milestone in its positioning in Asia Pacific, a market in which it is the leading OEM, responsible for more than 50% of the country's total installed capacity. read more...


Follow-up order for Nordex from Turkey

25 Nov 2017 12:04 | Hamburg, Germany - The Nordex Group has received another contract from Turkey. From April 2018 onwards, it will be installing nine turbines with a total capacity of 30 megawatts in the Province of Izmir. The customer is Umut Insaat, which is constructing the sixth project in Turkey with Nordex with this order. read more...


Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Officially Opened

24 Nov 2017 09:45 | Stavanger, Norway - Operator Statoil and its partners Masdar and Statkraft officially opened the Dudgeon offshore wind farm in Great Yarmouth, UK. read more...


Luxcara Announces Commissioning of 111.2 MW Norwegian Wind Farm

21 Nov 2017 15:06 | Hamburg, Germany - Luxcara, specialized in asset management for renewable energy investments, has announced the completion of the Norwegian onshore wind farm “Egersund”. The project was secured in December 2015 for a portfolio of institutional investors. read more...


Legal & General Completes First UK Offshore Wind Investment

21 Nov 2017 13:44 | London, UK - Legal & General announces that it has provided close to £300m of long-term acquisition debt in support of Danish pension funds, PKA and PFA consortium’s approx £2bn purchase of 50% of Walney Extension from Ørsted (the former Dong Energy). read more...


Industry Leaders Debate future Opportunities in Floating Offshore Wind

17 Nov 2017 14:16 | London, UK - Industry bodies RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables held the UK’s first dedicated floating offshore wind conference, with a rallying cry for the sector to work together to build the next generation of floating offshore wind farms in UK waters, and to secure the lead in future export markets for this innovative technology. read more...


Yingli Announces the Groundbreaking of 100 MW "Topper Runner" Project

17 Nov 2017 14:07 | Baoding, China - The China based solar panel manufacturers Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Yingli Energy Company Limited recently reported the groundbreaking of a 100 MW "Top Runner" project in Wuhai City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. read more...


Rapid Construction Progress on Arkona Offshore Wind Project

14 Nov 2017 17:06 | Essen, Germany - The Arkona offshore wind project is growing significantly faster than expected. According to Eon who builds and will operate the wind project all 60 foundations have been installed in the seabed of the Baltic Sea ahead of schedule. read more...