Wind Energy

LM Glasfiber inaugurates blade factory in Poland

The factory will be producing blades for the rapidly growing multi-MW wind turbine segment for onshore and offshore wind farms in the northern, central and eastern parts of Europe. The factory has been placed in Goleniów because of the good conditions for quick, flexible and cost-efficient transportation of the blades by sea or by land.

A2SEA A/S invests in CT Offshore

In July 2011 A2SEA acquired a 29% share interest in the Danish cable installation company CT Offshore.

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.

DNV signs contract to certify offshore transformer station

DolWin beta is a transformer station operated by TenneT, one of Europe's largest grid operators. DolWin beta will be built as part of a large offshore wind farm cluster in the German sector, approximately 45 km off the German coast in the North Sea. It will receive alternating current from wind farms and convert it into direct current before transmission via subsea cables.

GE Energy and Eolfi Asset Management of France Sign Contracts for Projects Totaling 70 Megawatts in Clean Wind Energy

Troyes - GE (NYSE: GE) will supply 28 2.5-100 wind turbines to the French renewable energy asset management company Eolfi Asset Management for two wind park projects in France. The 2.5-100 wind turbines feature outputs of 2.5 megawatts (MW) and 100-meter rotor diameters.

Joint venture targets Indian industry

Ismaning - PRUEFTECHNIK AG and Aimil Ltd are bringing their cooperation to the next level. In order to enhance and improve presence and service within the Indian market, a joint venture established under the name PRUEFTECHNIK Aimil Technical Services Limited started operation on 1 September 2011. Combining expertise of both partners, high-end machinery service will be offered in South Asia.

Gamesa expands its position within the Chinese market delivering 200 MW to Huadian

Madrid - Gamesa, a global technology leader in the wind energy industry, today signed an agreement to supply 200 MW to Huadian New Energy Development Company, which calls for the supply and installation of G90-2.0 MW wind turbines between 2011 and 2012 in China's northern Inner Mongolia province.

Australian Prime Minister inaugurates ACCIONAs third wind farm in Australia

ACCIONA has inaugurated its third Australian wind farm, located in New South Wales near the town of Gunning, in a ceremony attended by Australian Prime Minister, the Honourable Julia Gillard MP, and hosted by the Company's Chairman, Jose Manuel Entrecanales.