Wind Energy

SKF and Sinovel agree on partnership

The strategic partnership includes the optimization of the supply chain, training and further education of the members of staff, technical development efforts, design issues and resource management.

Suzlon enters Bulgarian wind market

The project will be realised in a wind farm in the Varna region in north-east Bulgaria. The turbines with a total capacity of 12.6 MW will be supplied in October.

AMSC expands business in India

The licence provides Inox with the right to manufacture and sell the wind turbines globally. According to AMSC, Inox plans to begin series production in 2010. Inox owns and operates several wind farms in India.

Vestas equips wind farm in Alberta

The plants will be installed at the company’s Ardenville wind farm in southern Alberta. According to Vestas, the turbines with a total capacity of 69 MW will be delivered in mid-2010. The company expects the park to be completed in early 2011. Moreover, the order includes a five-year service and maintenance agreement.

Save water with wind power

The power sector is the one of the world's biggest consumers of water, but one source - wind power - uses very little water to produce electricity. All fossil fuels and nuclear need significant quantities of water to pump crude oil out of the ground, remove pollutants from power plant exhausts, flush residues after fossil fuels are burned and cool power plants.

Craig Group to invest GBP 50million in new vessels with Talisman Energy contract

North Star Shipping, a division of the family-owned global shipping and energy services firm The Craig Group, has been awarded a major new contract with Talisman Energy (UK) Ltd.

Under the contract the company, which provides offshore support vessels to the industry, will build two new platform supply vessels to support Talisman Energy's North Sea Operations.

Gamesa to deliver another 50 MW of its G97-2.0 MW turbines to China Longyuan

Beijing - Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has signed a deal to supply an additional 50 MW of capacity -its G97-2.0 MW wind turbine- to Chinese company Longyuan for a wind farm the power company will build in Ningxia. Gamesa expects these additional 50 MW to be installed in June 2012.

More than twenty UK wind farm sites adopt Natural Powers ForeSite wind forecasting service for energy trading and grid notification purposes

In the last six months more than twenty wind farms in the UK have moved to leading renewable energy consultancy group, Natural Power, to provide their wind farm production forecasting service, ForeSite for energy trading or grid notification purposes. The sites total more than 1GW of wind power capacity across the UK.

EWEA Offshore 2011 - REpower installs 6M wind turbines in Eemshaven

Hamburg / Amsterdam - At the beginning of the EWEA Offshore exhibition in Amsterdam, REpower Systems SE and RWE Innogy have concluded a contract for the delivery of two REpower 6M wind turbines.

juwi Management Expands International Business

Wörrstadt - juwi Management GmbH takes over the technical management of a wind farm in Rumania and thus further expands its international activities. The juwi subsidiary recently signed a contract with the operator. The wind farm Dorobantu is located close to the town Constanta on the Black Sea and consists of 15 V-90 Vestas turbines with a total capacity of 45 megawatts.