Wind Energy

NKT Cables lands € 80 million submarine project

NKT Cables has signed a contract with the Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT for the manufacture and delivery of a high voltage submarine cable to the Riffgat Wind Farm located 20 km north-west of the island of Borkum in the Wadden Sea.

REpower revises forecast for current financial year

  • Total performance of EUR 1.25 - 1.35 billion

  • EBIT margin of 5% - 7%

  • Cost-cutting measures to increase competitiveness

ABB invests in wind technology company

Stake in Pentalum Technologies provides access to light detection and ranging system for boosting wind farm efficiency and profitability

Bulgaria´s unambitious energy plan puts green investments at risk

The Bulgarian government's ‘National Renewable Energy Action Plan' is failing to tap the full potential of Bulgaria's locally-produced and pollution-free wind power, and failing to harness the full potential of the country's fast-growing wind energy industry.

Certification for small wind turbines in the UK

Hamburg - The British market for small wind turbines will grow by a projected 181% in 2010 according to independent reports. Today, the UK is the second largest market in the world for small wind systems and the largest in Europe.

Siemens receives major order for wind farm in Oklahoma

Siemens Energy has secured an order for the supply of 98 wind turbines for the Crossroads wind power plant in Oklahoma, USA. The owner of the project is OG&E (Oklahoma Gas & Electric). Siemens will supply 95 units of the SWT-2.3-101 to the Crossroads project. Furthermore, the contract includes three units of the new SWT-3.0-101, Siemens’ new gearless direct drive wind turbine.

Siemens signs strategic cooperation on renewable energies in Russia

Siemens has signed a partnership agreement for cooperation in the renewable energy sector with the two Russian companies Rostechnologii and RusHydro. The three companies will establish the joint venture “wind energy” where Siemens will retain the majority stake.

Sinovel Receives GL Renewables Certification Statement of Compliance for Design Assessment

Hamburg - GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has issued a Statement of Compliance for the A-Design Assessment of the Sinovel SL 3000/90 50 Hz offshore wind turbine.

New vessel for Bard Offshore I

JB 117 is the fourth vessel in operation at the wind farm Bard Offshore 1. (Photo: Bard)

The Bard Group has chartered a further jack-up barge for installation work at the offshore wind farm Bard Offshore I. “JB 117” is the fourth vessel operating at the site.JB 117 was built in Indonesia for the Dutch company Jack-up-Barge B.V. and rigged out at the beginning of 2012.