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New 4-megawatt offshore wind turbine launched by SIEMENS

Siemens Energy today launched its new offshore wind turbine – the SWT 4.0-130 at the annual conference of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) in Vienna. This new wind turbine features a […]

Advanced Towers Systems (ATS) specialists of steel-concrete-hybrid towers

German-Dutch joint venture Advanced Tower System (ATS) successfully closed its business year 2012 and has entered 2013 with a new company structure. Up until now, more than 20 wind turbines have been […]

Largest european Onshore Wind Project in Romania with GE 2.5-Megawatt Wind Turbines

CEZ Group’s 600-megawatt Fantanele/Cogealac wind park, Europe’s largest onshore wind project, now is in full operation and is producing enough cleaner energy to power more than one million Romanian households each year. […]

Nordex to install thirteen N100/2500 wind turbines in Suckow, Mecklenburg

Nordex has been awarded a contract to install the Suckow  wind farm. Located in the shire of Ludwigslust-Parchim in the German state of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, the wind farm will comprise thirteen N100/2500 […]

Siemens Energy has begun field testing of world’s largest wind turbine rotor

6-megawatt installation can produce electricity for 6,000 households On October 6th 2012, Siemens Energy has begun field testing of its new 154 m rotor for the 6-megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine in […]

Siemens Industry presents new gearless Direct Drive Wind Generator

Technology platform solution offers maximum flexibility, reliability and efficiency The Siemens Drive Technologies Division is showcasing Direct Drive Wind, its new gearless wind generator, at the Husum WindEnergy 2012 trade fair. Comprised […]

Vestas supplies its first turbines with intelligent aviation lights

Vestas, the world leader in wind power, has for the first time supplied radar-controlled aviation lights to a wind power plant. The Obstacle Collision Avoidance System – or OCAS – is an […]

Winergy HybridDrive: the power pack at Husum WindEnergy 2012

Winergy will exhibit its Fuhrlaender-3MW-HybridDrive at Husum WindEnergy 2012. Key characteristics include the very compact design as well as the high energy conversion efficiency of more than 96%. The concept study presented […]

Fuhrländer opens joint venture park in the Ukraine

Wind turbines with German technology for clean energy throughout the Ukraine Fuhrländer AG is the first company in the renewable energy sector to obtain a building permit from the Ukrainian government for […]

Journey of the world’s longest wind turbine rotor blade through Denmark

A crucial factor affecting the energy yield of a wind turbine, besides air density and wind speed, is the rotor swept area over which the wind flows. This swept area, in turn, […]

Vestas, EDP and WindPlus partners inaugurate the first offshore turbine installed on the WindFloat floating foundation

Vestas, EDP, Energias de Portugal, Repsol, Principle Power, A. Silva Matos (ASM) and InovCapital are pleased to announce the inauguration of Portugal’s first offshore wind turbine. The turbine is a Vestas V80-2.0 […]

Henkel shows innovations at HUSUM WindEnergy – Faster rotor blade bonding and high temperature adhesives

There has been a significant correlation between the development of modern adhesives and the implementation of more efficient wind turbines in recent years. In line with the demand for challenging applications in […]

At HUSUM WindEnergy 2012, PCS will debut the Green Line 3000, the new LVRT solution

PCS Power Converter Solutions GmbH in Berlin is further expanding its portfolio for generating electricity using wind turbines. The new Green Line Grid Stability product line supplements […]