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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 … Read More
  • 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 … Read More
  • 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 … Read More
  • 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 … Read More
  • 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 … Read More
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    Commerzbank: Global Wind Market Continues To Grow, Albeit With Regional Fluctuations

    14th September 2019 by

    ● 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… Read more Continue reading Commerzbank: Global Wind Market Continues To Grow, Albeit With Regional Fluctuations

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

    29th August 2019 by

    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… Read more Continue reading Despite The Challenging Market Conditions, The WindGuard Group Achieves Important Objectives In 2019

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  • Increasing Efficiency Thanks To Smart Solutions

    19th August 2019 by

    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… Read more Continue reading Increasing Efficiency Thanks To Smart Solutions

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

    19th August 2019 by

    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… Read more Continue reading Transforming A 60-Metre Blade Into 17-Metre Ground Length

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  • Sound Tuning For Wind Turbines

    19th August 2019 by

    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… Read more Continue reading Sound Tuning For Wind Turbines

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  • GE Agrees Major Wind Turbine Deals In Turkey

    18th August 2019 by

    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… Read more Continue reading GE Agrees Major Wind Turbine Deals In Turkey

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

    18th August 2019 by

    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… Read more Continue reading New Joint Project Between Wind And Chemical Industry To Advance Wind Turbine Recycling

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  • Offshore Wind Delivers Again In Competitive Dutch Tender

    18th August 2019 by

    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… Read more Continue reading Offshore Wind Delivers Again In Competitive Dutch Tender

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  • Terna Energy Secures Refinancing For Largest Greek Wind Farm

    18th August 2019 by

    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… Read more Continue reading Terna Energy Secures Refinancing For Largest Greek Wind Farm

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  • Europe Installs 4.9 GW Of New Wind Energy Capacity In First Half Of 2019

    16th August 2019 by

    Europe added 4.9 GW of new wind energy capacity in the first half of 2019, according to figures released today by WindEurope. The combined installations of new onshore and offshore wind capacity is up on the same period last year (4.5 GW), but onshore installations were down due to serious issues in Germany. Europe installed 2.9 GW of onshore wind in the first half of… Read more Continue reading Europe Installs 4.9 GW Of New Wind Energy Capacity In First Half Of 2019

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