Wind Energy

AMSC Unveils New Corporate Identity

American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC) today announced that it is now doing business as AMSC and introduced a new corporate identity in order to foster strong, sustainable growth. AMSC's wind and grid offerings are now branded as Windtec Solutions and Gridtec Solutions to better reflect the company's expertise across the power lifecycle.

AVEVA acquires the LFM software division of Z+F UK

Cambridge - AVEVA (LSE:AVV), a leader in engineering design and information management solutions for the plant, power and marine industries, today announced the acquisition of Z+F UK Limited. The strategic acquisition includes only the division of Z+F which produces the LFM software suite.

EOD specialist Ramora UK safely disposes of WWII mine at site of worlds largest offshore windfarm

World-renowned Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) specialist Ramora UK ( has safely disposed of an unexploded World War II mine onsite at one of the world's largest offshore windfarm.

Nordex UK awarded order for 52.5 MW wind farm

Hamburg - Nordex UK has obtained an order to supply 21 N90/2500 wind turbines. The customer is a joint venture company, majority owned by Statkraft, Europe's leader in renewable energy. The 21 turbines are to be installed in the Scottish Baillie Wind Farm during August 2012. Statkraft has also signed a Premium Service Agreement with Nordex for five years.

Nordex delivers 32.5 MW to Poland and France

Hamburg - Nordex has received two new orders from Poland and France. The wind energy specialist is to supply eight N100/2500 turbines for a Polish power supplier in October 2011. In France the private project company "Vent Local" has ordered five N90/2500 machines. Nordex is to build the wind farm of the same name on a turnkey basis with the turbines being delivered in August this year.

Hexcel test laboratory now GL approved for mechanical and analytical testing of wind energy products

Hexcel is delighted to announce that its entire test lab at Duxford, Cambridge (UK) has been accredited and certified by Germanischer Lloyd (GL) for the mechanical and analytical testing of wind energy products.

First Financial Instrument to Hedge Wind Power Variabiliy Risk

Seattle - 3TIER, a global leader in renewable energy risk analysis, and Galileo, a global leader in weather risk management, announced today their collaboration in offering the first financial products designed to assist the wind power industry in hedging the financial risk of wind variability.

UN IPCC: renewable energy potential is higher than energy demand

The total global potential for renewable energy "is substantially higher than both current and future projected global energy demand" is the message of the Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation released by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) today in Abu Dhabi.

Scottisch and southern energy PLC disposal of win warm capacity

SSE (Scottish and Southern Energy plc) has sold its 100% interest in three wind farms with a total capacity of 96.8MW (megawatts) to Infinis, a Terra Firma company, for a cash payment of Pound 173.6m.

The three wind farms are:

PNE WIND AG increases its EBIT forecast for 2011 to 2013 to EUR 60 to 72 million

  • 2010 annual accounts published today

  • The company will propose a dividend payment of EUR 0.04 per share to the annual general meeting

  • The offshore business is driving further company development forward