Wind Energy

Global Tech I offshore project, powered with AREVA M5000 turbines is Wind Deal of the Year

Paris - AREVA welcomes the announcement that the Global Tech I (GTI) offshore wind project, powered with the group's turbines, has received the "Wind Deal of the Year" distinction.

The award was given by internationally-renowned magazine, Project Finance International (PFI), during an official ceremony held on January 25, in London.

Civitas wind power report relies on the work of cranks

RenewableUK, the trade association for the wind, wave & tidal industry, has criticised a report published by the thinktank Civitas for failing to understand how wind power works as part of the UK's electricity generation system.

Newport Industrial completes ring order

Newport Industrial Fabrication Inc. of Newport Maine recently completed and delivered an order for Hyundai Heavy Industries. The order included embedment plates and template rings for towers being installed as part of the 2MW Hyundai wind turbine "The Independence" being installed by Kingston Wind Independence in Kingston Massachusetts.

ExxonMobil Protects Wind Turbines with Advanced Lubricants

New Delhi - ExxonMobil's Mobil SHC-branded synthetic gear oil is now being used to protect more than 30,000 wind turbine gearboxes worldwide demonstrating how its lubricants are helping the wind energy industry become more cost competitive worldwide.

RenewableUK cautious over Govts mixed funding signals

RenewableUK, the country's largest renewable energy trade association, has welcomed the Government's commitment to boost financial support for wave and tidal projects. However, RenewableUK is urging caution over the Government's plans to downgrade the level of financial support it provides for onshore wind from 2013 onwards, and offshore wind from 2015.

AVEVA releases major enhancements to AVEVA Plant

Cambridge - AVEVA (LSE:AVV), a leader in engineering design and information management solutions for the plant, power and marine industries, today announced the 12.1 release of its AVEVA Plant solution with enhanced reporting options, improved productivity and extended language support features.


Bilbao/Madrid - In recent weeks Gamesa has begun to market its new maintenance product, Gamesa Premium Availability, or GPA. The first units are to be installed in nine wind farms from French, Danish and Spanish clients in France and Spain with aggregate capacity of 192 MW at which the company holds the O&M contracts.

Gamesa maintains solid growth due to internationalisation and efficiency: net income increased by 29%, MW sold by 29%

Bilbao / Madrid - Progress in internationalisation together with efficiency and sustained performance in all business lines placed Gamesa in a strong growth position in the first half of 2011, with results in line with annual guidance in terms of volume, profitability and debt.

A2SEA signs cooperation agreement with Teekay Corporation for marine services for the construction of offshore wind farms

London - A2SEA A/S (A2SEA) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a cooperation agreement with Teekay Corporation (NYSE: TK), a vessel owner and operator providing transportation services within the offshore sector.

Gamesa agrees sale of 30 MW wind farm in catalonia to Greentech Energy Systems

Bilbao / Madrid - Gamesa, a global leader in the design, manufacture and maintenance of wind turbines and a benchmark wind farm developer, has agreed the sale of a 30 MW wind farm development located in Tarragona (Spain) to Greentech Energy Systems, a Dutch wind farm developer with a pipeline in Denmark, Germany, Italy, Norway and Poland.