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Wind Energy Towers: Nordex Exploits Advantages of Concrete

12 Nov 2019 10:17 | Hamburg, Germany - The costs for the tower of a wind turbine account for up to one fifth of the total costs. Especially in markets with an auction system, it is therefore of great importance to minimize the logistics costs for the tower transport. read more...


Vestas Significantly Increases Sales and EBIT in Q3 2019, All-Time High Order Backlog

07 Nov 2019 14:05 | Aarhus, Denmark - The wind turbiney manufacturer Vestas has published its figures for the third quarter of 2019: Vestas generated a revenue of EUR 3,646 m – an increase of 30 percent compared to the year-earlier period. EBIT before special items increased by EUR 153 m to EUR 429 m. read more...


Supply Contract Awarded for Largest Floating Offshore Wind Farm

07 Nov 2019 12:45 | Zamudio, Spain - The world’s largest floating wind power plant will be installed in Norway, equipped with 11 Siemens Gamesa SG 8.0-167 DD turbines. Scheduled to be commissioned in late 2022, Hywind Tampen will be the first ever floating wind power plant to power offshore oil and gas platforms. read more...


Bernd Kiermeier: Former Ostwind CFO strengthens Consulting Firm Capcora

07 Nov 2019 09:28 | Frankfurt am Main - Since November 2019, former Ostwind CFO Bernd Kiermeier is supporting the energy and infrastructure team of Capcora, a consulting firm specialized on real assets, as Senior Advisor as part of a cooperation agreement. read more...


Massachusetts Selects Mayflower Wind Energy’s 804 MW Offshore Proposal

05 Nov 2019 09:28 | Madrid, Spain - Mayflower Wind Energy LLC, a joint venture of Shell New Energies US LLC and EDPR Offshore North America LLC (EDPR), has been chosen by Massachusetts to supply 804 MW of clean, renewable energy from offshore wind to the electricity customers within the state. read more...


RWE Renewables Opens First Office in Asia

31 Oct 2019 14:42 | Essen, Germany - RWE Renewables announced the opening of its first Asian office in Tokyo, Japan. read more...


Taiwanese 376 MW Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Project Set for Launch

30 Oct 2019 14:30 | Edinburgh, UK / Zamudio, Spain - The launch of the 376 megawatts (MW) Formosa 2 offshore wind farm project in Taiwan took a step closer to construction following the firm order from partners Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (75 percent) and Swancor Renewable Energy (25 percent), who jointly developed the wind farm. read more...


EDPR Secures a 200 MW PPA for a New Solar Project in the USA

29 Oct 2019 11:36 | Madrid, Spain - EDP Renováveis, through its fully owned subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC, has executed a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to sell the energy produced by a 200 MW solar park. read more...


Ballard Power Receives Purchase Order for Fuel Cells for Mining Trucks

29 Oct 2019 09:46 | Vancouver, Canada - Ballard Power Systems received a purchase order for 9 of its FCveloCity-HD 100 kilowatt (kW) fuel cell modules from Anglo American’s platinum business, he world’s largest platinum group metals mining company and a strategic investor in Ballard. read more...


Wind Market Sweden: Deutsche Windtechnik Signs Enercon Full Service Contract

24 Oct 2019 08:51 | Varberg, Sweden - As part of its international activities, Deutsche Windtechnik in Sweden has been awarded a full service contract for the wind farm Dingelskogen Vind AB. read more...


Seagreen Announces MHI Vestas as Preferred Supplier for Turbines

23 Oct 2019 11:05 | Aarhus, Denmark - MHI Vestas has entered into a preferred supplier agreement with Seagreen Wind Energy Limited to supply and service up to 114 wind turbines for the Seagreen Offshore Windfarm, Scotland’s newest and largest offshore wind farm. The offshore project is build by SSE Renewables. read more...


Full Plus - Nordex Increases Incoming Orders by 75 Percent

23 Oct 2019 10:43 | Hamburg, Germany - The wind turbine manufacturer Nordex received significantly more orders in the third quarter of 2019. read more...


Deutsche Windtechnik Takes Over Service for Trianel Offshore Windpark Borkum II

22 Oct 2019 14:16 | Bremen, Germany - The independent full-service provider Deutsche Windtechnik has received another order to provide maintenance for offshore wind turbines. read more...


WPD Windmanager successful: Wind market in Croatia on the Upswing

22 Oct 2019 12:46 | Bremen, Germany - The Austrian energy supplier KELAG operates a wind farm in Croatia northeast of Zadar. Now WPD Windmanager assumes the operational management of five Enercon E-70 turbines and a total capacity of 11.5 MW. read more...


Bifacial Solar Systems: Start of Construction for Agri-PV System

21 Oct 2019 12:30 | Freiburg, Germany - The Netx2Sun GmbH has started the construction of a new PV plant with bifacial solar modules in Germany in Donaueschingen (Schwarzwald-Baar-Kreis), in the district of Aasen. read more...