Wind Energy

PNE WIND AG: Offshore sector boosts operating business

  • Operational development as planned in 1st quarter 2011

  • Further EBIT contributions expected from offshore projects in fiscal year 2011

  • Forecast for fiscal year 2011 to 2013 confirmed

GE Energy`s 2.5 Megawatt Wind Turbine Technology Will Power New Wind Farm in Northwestern Poland

Schenectady - GE (NYSE: GE) today announced it will supply its 2.5-megawatt (MW) wind turbine technology to power the Żeńsko wind farm, a new facility being developed in northwestern Poland, as the country expands the production of renewable energy to reduce its dependence on coal-generated electricity.

BTM Consult releases new wind report: World Market Update 2010

Washington, DC - BTM Consult, a premier forecaster and data source for the international wind industry and part of Navigant's global Energy practice, announced today that it has released International Wind Energy Development - World Update 2010.

juwi Creates Jobs and Enters New Markets

Brussels / Woerrstadt - Worldwide, the energy supply is at a turning point: towards renewable energies and a decentralization of the energy market. The juwi group (Germany), a specialist for renewable energy, leads the way. The juwi Wind GmbH (Limited Company under German Law), one of juwi`s business sectors, is expanding its international business with great strides.

PNE WIND AG receives milestone payment for the offshore project "Borkum

Cuxhaven - The Danish company DONG Energy A/S has now officially advised PNE WIND AG, that it has decided to construct and finance the offshore wind farm "Borkum Riffgrund I" in the North Sea.

GL Shop Approval for Chinese Wind Turbine Blade Production

Hamburg - Tianjin Dongqi Wind Turbine Blade Co. LTD received their first GL Shop Approval from GL Renewables Certification (GL) for the production of rotor blades fabricated from fibre reinforced plastics. Based in Tianjin, China, Dongqi at present is the only rotor blade manufacturer in China with GL Shop Approval, certifying the high standard of their rotor blade production.

Fugro Geos plays vital role in two offshore wind projects

Wallingford - Collection of meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) data plays a vital role at different phases of offshore wind farm projects ranging from early feasibility studies to engineering design and construction phases, as demonstrated by two recent contracts won by Fugro GEOS, for UK Round 2 and 3 projects.

GE Technology Turning Brazil into a Wind Powerhouse

Rio de Janeiro - Brazil, the wind energy leader in Latin America, continues to offer major opportunities for wind energy development. As part of the country's 2010 Alternative Energy Auctions, GE (NYSE: GE) today announced commitments from four developers to supply more than 400 megawatts of clean, wind-generated electricity to Brazil's renewable energy capacity.

More than $5 fossil fuel subsidies for every $1 of support for renewables

The International Energy Agency's 2010 World Energy Outlook, released today, should finally stamp out the myth that renewable energies are dependent on subsidies.

"Fossil-fuel consumption subsidies amounted to $312 billion in 2009", says the IEA, while renewable energies in the same year received just $57 billion of "government support" according to the IEA.

Siemens Energy stays on the road to success in North America: further major wind power

Siemens Energy has been awarded a follow-up order for 72 of its 2.3 megawatts (MW) wind turbines, equipped with 101 meter rotors, for the Comber Wind Limited Partnership Project in Essex County, Ontario. The purchaser is Brookfield Renewable Power Inc., a leading producer and developer of renewable energy for which Siemens has already supplied wind turbines for the Gosfield project in Ontario.