Wind Energy

Consequent Global: Suppliers are one of Schaeffler's success factors

Herzogenaurach - Schaeffler honored its best suppliers of production materials in Herzogenaurach. Quality, reliability, competitive cost structures, service, innovation and global presence are all aspects in which the 16 suppliers from 8 countries who received the 2012 Schaeffler Supplier Award demonstrate excellence.

Kliux Energies introduces its new wind turbine: Kliux Geo1800

Kliux Energies continues to expand its range of new products that meet consumer demand in the field of distributed power generation.

This new product has the same benefits as the original Kliux Geo4K wind turbine, but adapting to the growing demand for power in areas with lower wind resources.

Thailand takes a big step

 Siemens will deliver a total of 90 wind turbines for the wind farms Korat 1 and 2. (Photo: Wind Energy Holding)

In Thailand, the largest wind farm in Southeast Asia is about to start operations. In the province of Nakhon Ratchasima, in the north-east of the country, 45 type SWT-2.3-101 Siemens turbines are ready to go on-grid.

600 MW wind farm in Romania finalised

The 600 MW wind farm in Dobrogea, Romania, is one of the biggest onshore projects worldwide. (Photo: CEZ)

The final wind turbine for Fantanele/Cogealac wind farm in Romania was connected to the regional grid in late November. CEZ Group´s 600 MW wind farm thus is now in full operation and is producing enough cleaner energy to power more than one million Romanian households each year.

Zayed Future Energy Prize 2013 Award Ceremony receives WindMade renewable energy label

Abu Dhabi / Brussel - Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world's pre-eminent award for innovation in renewable energy and sustainability, announced that this year's award ceremony has obtained the WindMade renewable energy label, certifying that the event was entirely powered by wind energy.

SGS Holds QHSE Presentation at Renewable UK Health & Safety Conference

SGS Global Renewables QHSE Manager, Jim Green was a guest presenter at the January 2013 Renewable UK (RUK) Health and Safety Conference held in the English city of Sheffield.

Siemens opens R&D test facilities

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Siemens Energy has opened two major Research & Development test facilities for wind turbine technology in Brande and Aalborg, Denmark. The new test center in Brande features test stands for major components of Siemens wind turbines, including generators, main bearings and complete nacelles.

Bladt Industries establish jacket production at Lindø

Bladt Industries are establishing a production site at Lindø Industrial Park (Denmark) based on another significant order for foundations for offshore wind.

Vestas deploys multiple ZephIR Lidars at largest wind power project in the Southern Hemisphere, Macarthur Wind Farm in Australia

Leading wind turbine manufacturer Vestas have announced the deployment of three ZephIR 300 Lidar systems at the 420MW Macarthur Wind Farm in Australia to provide hub height and full rotor wind speed measurements across the Southern Hemisphere’s largest wind power project.

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