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LM Wind Power Acquires WMC Wind Turbine Blade Test Center in Wieringerwerf

18 Jul 2018 15:52 | Kolding, Denmark - LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy Business, announced the planned acquisition of the WMC test facilities in Wieringerwerf, Netherlands. The transaction is expected to close within a few weeks' time subject to certain pre-completion conditions. read more...


Ørsted orders 165 Siemens Gamesa Turbines for Hornsea Two Wind Power Plant

12 Jul 2018 17:17 | Zamudio, Spain - With the official signing of the wind turbine order with Siemens Gamesa the developer and operator Ørsted has kicked off the largest offshore wind project to date. Once commissioned in early 2022 Hornsea Two will provide clean energy for approximately 1.3 million British households. read more...


Siemens Gamesa to Install Two Large Onshore Wind Farm Projects in South Africa

12 Jul 2018 16:39 | Zamudio, Spain - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply two wind farms in South Africa including 109 units of onshore wind turbines. The SWT-2.3-108 turbine will each feature a rated capacity of 2.3 MW and a 108 meters diameter rotor. read more...


GT Advanced Technologies Opens New Silicon Carbide Manufacturing Facility

29 Jun 2018 17:17 | Hudson, USA - GTAT Corporation (GTAT) opened its new state-of-the-art silicon carbide manufacturing plant with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 that included state and local officials who were on hand to commemorate the event. read more...


Eastern Denmark's Biggest Biogas Plant Ready for Commissioning

28 Jun 2018 15:15 | Fredericia, Denmark - Ørsted and Bigadan are inaugurating their first jointly-owned biogas plant. The plant will convert residues from Novo Nordisk and Novozymes into bio-natural gas and fertiliser. read more...


Sarco Wind Farm Lifts First Turbine in Chile

22 Jun 2018 17:01 | Santiago, Chile - Sarco wind farm has announced it has reached another successful milestone that has seen the completion of the lifting of the first of its 50 wind turbines. The wind farm is located approximately 70 km to the southeast of the city of Vallenar in the Atacama Region in northern Chile. read more...


Scatec Solar Secures a 117 MW Solar Project in Argentina

22 Jun 2018 16:47 | Oslo, Norway - Scatec Solar has together with Equinor signed an agreement with the Portuguese company Martifer Renewables for the acquisition of the 117 MW PV project Guanizuil IIA located in the Province of San Juan in the northwest of Argentina. The project was awarded a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) in the RenovAR auction process held by Cammesa, the Argentinian Wholesale Power Market Administrator, in November 2017. read more...


Scatec Solar Secures 83 MW in Ukraine

15 Jun 2018 09:07 | Oslo, Norway - Scatec Solar has signed agreements securing two projects with a capacity of 33 MW and 50 MW in the Cherkassy region of Ukraine. read more...


Albioma General Meeting of Shareholders of 30 May 2018: All Resolutions Approved

08 Jun 2018 08:24 | Paris, France - The annual General Meeting of shareholders held on 30 May 2018 of the French bioenergy company Albioma adopted all of the resolutions put to the vote by a very large majority. read more...


First Plug-in on the Wind Market to Measure Unbalance

08 Jun 2018 08:13 | Rudolstadt, Germany - After successful testing of the prototype, a new plug-in to Bachmann’s Condition Monitoring System provides plant operators with regular updates on the balance condition of their wind turbines’ blades. read more...


Siemens Gamesa Named Preferred Supplier for wpd’s Yunlin Offshore Wind Power Project in Taiwan

01 Jun 2018 20:00 | Hamburg, Germany / Zamudio, Spain - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) intensifies its cooperation with wpd offshore in the preparation of the Yunlin offshore wind power project in Taiwan. The project, to be located approximately six kilometers from shore in the Taiwan Strait, will reach a total capacity of 640 megawatts. read more...


Final Turbine Successfully Installed for EOWDC

30 May 2018 14:58 | Stockholm, Aberdeen - The final turbine for the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) has been successfully installed. Saturday’s (May 26) 2018) turbine installation comes just nine weeks after the first foundation for the 11-turbine EOWDC scheme off Aberdeen Bay was deployed in the North Sea. read more...


Opening Celebration of Egersund Wind Farm

29 May 2018 17:19 | Hamburg, Germany - Luxcara, one of the leading asset managers for renewable-energy investments, has officially opened a wind farm comprising 33 turbines in Egersund, Norway. The facility, which was completed in 15 months, has a total capacity of 111.2 MW. All of the turbines have been feeding power into the grid since November 2017. read more...


Wind Energy: First Plug-in on The Market to Measure Unbalance

25 May 2018 15:08 | Rudolstadt, Germany - After successful testing of the prototype, a new plug-in to Bachmann’s Condition Monitoring System provides plant operators with regular updates on the balance condition of their wind turbines’ blades. read more...


Siemens Gamesa Tests Redox Flow Battery in Hybrid Project

25 May 2018 14:58 | Zaragoza, Spain - Hybrid projects combined of wind-energy, solar PV and other energy sources are becoming a more and more attractive option to drive the energy transition to higher shares of renewable energy in the mix. read more...