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Nordex Receives Orders from Colombia and Germany

31 Jul 2020 11:55 | Hamburg, Germany - The wind turbine manufacturer Nordex has been awarded further contracts in Colombia and Germany. read more...


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

28 Jul 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...


Wpd Concludes Next Electricity Supply Contract in Poland

24 Jul 2020 09:57 | Bremen, Germany - Bremen-based project developer and operator of wind and solar parks Wpd has recently reported repeatedly on the successful financing of green power projects through long-term power supply contracts or Power Purchase Agreements (PPA). Wpd has now concluded a further PPA in Poland. read more...


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

24 Jul 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

23 Jul 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...


Goldman Sachs Renewable Power Acquires 123MW Project from First Solar

23 Jul 2020 15:17 | Tempe, USA - First Solar, Inc. announced that Goldman Sachs Renewable Power LLC (GSRP), a private company managed by the Renewable Power Group of Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), acquired the 123-megawatt (MW)AC American Kings Solar project. read more...


VGB Launches New Wind Benchmark Database and Publishes Position Paper

23 Jul 2020 12:18 | Essen, Germany - The technical association of energy plant operators VGB Power Tech from Essen and its members deal with the further optimization of plant technology and plant operation in the wind energy sector. A new database is to provide operators with important benchmarks for comparisons. In addition, a harmonised system for systematic plant identification for the construction and operation of wind energy plants promises to increase the efficiency and improve the profitability of plant operation. read more...


Nordex With a Sharp Decline in Orders in Q2 2020

21 Jul 2020 08:45 | Hamburg, Germany - The Hamburg-based Nordex Group was able to obtain numerous firm orders in the second quarter of 2020 despite the difficult circumstances created by the coronavirus pandemic. At the same time, however, there has been a sharp decline of more than 50 percent compared with the same quarter of the previous year. read more...


Nordex Builds Wind Farms in Finland

17 Jul 2020 14:11 | Hamburg, Kallinchen, Dresden / Germany- Finland is increasingly developing into an interesting wind energy market. With the Konttisuo wind farm of Energiequelle GmbH, a project with Nordex turbines is about to start construction. Nordex has received a further order for a Finnish project from the VSB Group. read more...


Take Over: Reetec Becomes Part of Robur Wind GmbH

13 Jul 2020 17:28 | Munich, Germany - Robur Wind GmbH further strengthens its portfolio in the wind energy sector and has taken over Reetec GmbH with effect from 01.07.2020. The location of Reetec GmbH in Bremen is to be retained. read more...


Nordex Group Obtains Major Order for 312 MW from Spain

10 Jul 2020 13:25 | Hamurg, Germany - End of June, the Nordex Group has obtained a large order from Spain: the Group will supply and install N149/4.0-4.5 turbines in the 4.8 MW operating mode for the 312 MW "Gecama" wind farm. read more...


WPD Successful With PPAs in Finland, Spain and Poland - Turbine Supply Contract for French Wind Trender Project Concluded

07 Jul 2020 12:24 | Bremen, Germany - The Bremen-based developer and operator of on- and offshore wind farms and solar parks can report further successes with wind energy projects based on power purchase agreements (PPAs) in Finland, Spain and Poland. In France Wpd concludes supply contract for wind turbines in the onshore project Auzay. read more...


Ballard Power Receives USD 7.7 Million MEA Order from Synergy Joint Venture in China

07 Jul 2020 09:11 | Vancouver, Canada and Yunfu, China – The Canadian based Fuel-Cell Company Ballard Power Systems received a purchase order for $7.7 million of membrane electrode assemblies (MEAs). read more...


Wpd Windmanager, PSM and Deutsche Windtechnik Growing Together

06 Jul 2020 11:54 | Erkelenz, Germany - What has been practised for 15 years is now also reflected in the name: PSM has been renamed Wpd Windmanager. read more...


Reliable Power Forecasts for the Largest Solar Parks in the World

04 Jul 2020 15:20 | Oldenburg, Germany - In the sunny south of India, the Pavagada solar park covers a remarkable area of 53 square kilometers or 7,420 soccer fields. read more...