Wind Energy

Permanent secretary for economic affairs Dr. Tamara Zieschang receives Japanese delegation at HUSUM WindEnergy exhibition venue

Husum - As part of a fact-finding mission about offshore and onshore wind power organised by the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Japan, one of the biggest Japanese trade delegations in recent years visited the HUSUM WindEnergy exhibition venue. Today (12 September), permanent secretary for economic affairs, Dr.

Fugro Renewables shows full range of services at EWEA in Amsterdam

The far ranging experience and ability of Fugro Renewables is clear for all to see on their stand at EWEA Offshore 2011 (Stand 11121, Amsterdam, 29 November - 1 December).

GE Marks Northern European Debut of 2.75 Megawatt Wind Turbine Technology in Scotland

Manchester - Supporting Scotland's goal to produce 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020, GE (NYSE: GE) today announced it is supplying nine of its 2.75 megawatt wind turbines for the Little Raith Wind Farm project that recently began construction near Lochgelly in Fife, Scotland.

GE Advanced Wind Turbine Technology Used to Power Suncor Energy Ontario Wind Project

Vancouver, British Columbia - GE's (NYSE: GE) advanced 2.5-100 wind turbine technology is now powering Suncor Energy's Kent Breeze Wind Project, a 20-megawatt wind farm located west of Thamesville, Ontario. The project is the first wind power facility to receive a Renewable Energy Approval (REA) under the province's Green Energy Act.

Gamesa makes inroads into Scandinavia signing three new contracts in Sweden in the last four months

Bilbao / Madrid - Gamesa, world leader in the design, manufacture and maintenance of wind turbines, continues to make inroads into the Scandinavian market, one of the company's core target markets, having signed three contracts in Sweden, two of which with new customers, over the past four months.

Grid Connection Deal Paves the Way for More Wind Power in Romania

Bucharest - A 300-megawatt (MW) grid-connection agreement between Romania's grid operator Transelectrica, and a joint venture between GE (NYSE: GE) and German wind farm developer Prowind GmbH, will play a major role in the expansion of Romania's wind power sector. It will pave the way for Prowind, a renewable energy provider, to build four wind farms in northeastern Romania.

Gamesa wins contract for supply of 70 MW to two wind farms in Salamanca, along with O&M arrangements

Bilbao / Madrid - Gamesa, a leading global provider of wind power technology and an international benchmark in the development and sale of wind farms, has been hired to supply, transport, install and commission turbines with total capacity of 70 MW at two wind farms located in Salamanca (Spain), owned by Cobra Energía.

Gamesa signs a EUR 1.2 billion syndicated loan due 2014-2016

Bilbao / Madrid - Today, Gamesa, a global leader in the design, manufacture and maintenance of wind turbines and a benchmark wind farm developer, signed a new EUR 1.2 billion syndicated loan with 24 banks, refinancing the existing loan due October 2012.

WWEA highlights the importance of Community Power and publishes Community Power definition

Bonn - Fukushima tragedy has highlighted the urgent need to increase wind power and other renewable energy sources to transform the global energy system. In light of such prospects, Community Power is increasingly being viewed as an essential framework for developing such decentralized forms of energy.

Seaway Heavy Lifting on schedule at Sheringham Shoal

Although the project had faced a critical preparation and mobilisation schedule on Wednesday 20 April 2011, the newly built 5000 mT Heavy Lift Vessel (HLV) Oleg Strashnov sailed on schedule for its maiden trip to the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm location.