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Deutsche Windtechnik S.L.U. Signs Another Large Service Contract For Gamesa Turbines In Spain

Further 146 Gamesa wind turbines have been added to Deutsche Windtechnik’s Spanish subdivision as part of full service agreements. The G58 turbines with a total of 124 MW rated capacity are clustered in three wind farms in Castilla-La Mancha. The new contract confirms the reliability and multi-brand expertise of the independent service provider, having signed service agreements for 130 Gamesa G80 and G52 turbines in … Continue reading Deutsche Windtechnik S.L.U. Signs Another Large Service Contract For Gamesa Turbines In Spain

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Commerzbank: Global Wind Market Continues To Grow, Albeit With Regional Fluctuations

● New installations collapsed in Germany, volatility is putting wind sector under pressure ● Internationalisation as a strategic trend ● Long-term power purchase agreements are gaining ground This week, Commerzbank presented its view of the global wind energy market in Hamburg to coincide with the Husum Wind industry event, which takes place from 10 to 13 September 2019. “If we want to achieve our CO2 … Continue reading Commerzbank: Global Wind Market Continues To Grow, Albeit With Regional Fluctuations

Despite The Challenging Market Conditions, The WindGuard Group Achieves Important Objectives In 2019

Varel – Despite the tense situation on the German market, WindGuard is looking positively to the future. “Certainly the German market is not easy at the moment. But we have nevertheless achieved important goals in our core services. Our Technical Management has skipped the 600 MW mark in 2019 and our accredited inspection body is currently carrying out one of the most comprehensive offshore inspection … Continue reading Despite The Challenging Market Conditions, The WindGuard Group Achieves Important Objectives In 2019

Increasing Efficiency Thanks To Smart Solutions

At the Ria Blades production plant, rotor blades with a length of 74 meters are now manufactured. A completely new production process was designed for this purpose. In line with the continuous improvement approach of the production processes, an efficient robot was developed in cross-functional collaboration. One of the most photographed monuments in Portugal is located in Lisbon at the mouth of the river Tejo … Continue reading Increasing Efficiency Thanks To Smart Solutions

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Transforming A 60-Metre Blade Into 17-Metre Ground Length

There is a growing trend in the international wind industry: The technological evolution of wind turbines is moving towards machines with larger rotors to better capture wind at low wind sites. France is fully participating in this movement. At the Lussac-Les-Églises wind farm Senvion completed the installation of six 3.0M122 wind turbines with rotor diameters of 122 meters, as large as the diameter of the … Continue reading Transforming A 60-Metre Blade Into 17-Metre Ground Length

Sound Tuning For Wind Turbines

Together with the entire Product Development team, the Senvion Patent Department is constantly looking for innovative approaches that will make Senvion and the wind industry better, cheaper or more adaptable in the future. In this case, the Senvion colleagues have jointly managed to find a patent solution for sound emissions from the turbines in the truest sense of the word. The “Hamburger Wirtschaft” magazine has … Continue reading Sound Tuning For Wind Turbines

GE Agrees Major Wind Turbine Deals In Turkey

GE Renewable Energy, which already has an over 1,200 MW installed base in Turkey, has agreed two more major deals to supply wind turbines and other equipment in the country, for a 158 MW project and a 138 MW project, according to press releases from the company. The first project in Turkey that GE Renewable Energy announced earlier this month concerns the first order in … Continue reading GE Agrees Major Wind Turbine Deals In Turkey

New Joint Project Between Wind And Chemical Industry To Advance Wind Turbine Recycling

WindEurope, Cefic and EUCIA have created a cross-sector platform to advance novel approaches to the recycling of wind turbine blades. In 2018 wind energy supplied 14% of the electricity in the EU with 130,000 wind turbines and this number will only grow in the coming decades. Wind turbines blades are made up of a composite material, which boosts the performance of wind energy by allowing … Continue reading New Joint Project Between Wind And Chemical Industry To Advance Wind Turbine Recycling

Offshore Wind Delivers Again In Competitive Dutch Tender

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency announced today that Vattenfall has won the tender to build and operate the Hollandse Kust 3 & 4 offshore wind farms in the Dutch North Sea. Hollandse Kust 3 & 4 sites are a combined 760 MW and will start operating in 2023. They are the latest in a series of 700 MW annual offshore wind auctions in the Netherlands. WindEurope … Continue reading Offshore Wind Delivers Again In Competitive Dutch Tender

Terna Energy Secures Refinancing For Largest Greek Wind Farm

Alpha Bank, Eurobank Ergasias and National Bank of Greece have provided EUR 117 million in non-recourse refinancing for the 73.2 MW Aghios Georgios wind farm operated by a subsidiary of Terna Energy, global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has said in a press release. The wind farm owned by Terna Energy is located on the uninhabited islet of Aghios Georgios offshore Attica in the Athens … Continue reading Terna Energy Secures Refinancing For Largest Greek Wind Farm