Wind Energy

The Stade District Court dismisses entirely the action against PNE WIND AG with an amount in dispute of EUR 54.28 million in connection with the sale of the stake in SSP Technology A/S

Cuxhaven - The Stade District Court has today dismissed the action of SSP Technology ApS, a company of the VENTIZZ-Group, which was directed at the reversal of the sale of the majority stake in SSP Technology A/S held by PNE WIND AG until 2008 against repayment of the purchase price of approx. EUR 34.54 million and an additional reimbursement of expenses in the amount of EUR 19.47 million.

Gamesa will triple its investments in China to expand and adapt its manufacturing plants for the local development of new turbine systems

  • More than 90 million euros (2010-2012) to meet demand and locally develop, in the medium term, Gamesa's G9X, G10X and offshore turbine systems

  • China will account for more than 30% of the company's total sales (MW) by 2011, doubling sales within two years

Seaforth Energy Announces Italian Business Expansion

Halifax - Seaforth Energy announces the expansion of their Italian business with their distribution partner Fenyx. Fenyx has deployed two AOC's in Italy already and now has placed a further order for four additional AOC 15/50's for their clients.

Gemsa and Iberdrola Ingeniería are awarded a contract to build a 102-MW wind farm in Honduras

Madrid / Zamudio - A consortium made up of Gamesa and Iberdrola Ingeniería y Construcción has received a contract to build a Honduran wind farm, known as Cerro de Hula, a project which will have 102 MW of installed capacity. Gamesa controls 76% of the venture, while Iberdrola Ingeniería y Construcción controls the remaining 24%.

Vestas: Valued German customer places order for 40 MW

Hamburg – Vestas is pleased to announce it has received an order for 20 V90-2.0 MW wind turbines from the UKA Group (UKA), for several wind energy projects in Eastern Germany. The total order has a capacity of 40 MW.

GE PulsePOINT* Technology Helps Wind Operators Reduce Costs and Achieve Optimal Energy Production

Schenectady - GE (NYSE: GE) today announced a new technology that can help give wind farm operators a competitive edge by identifying problems with wind turbines before they can cause downtime or major failures.

Anholt wind farm gets transformer platform

‘Stanislav Yudin’ has installed the transformer platform topsides for Anholt wind farm. (Foto: Seaway Heavy Lifting)

For, Seaway Heavy Lifting has performed the installation of the Anholt transformer platform topsides in the North Sea, located between the Danish island of Anholt and the mainland, coastal city of Grenaa.The transformer platform is part of the 400 MW Anholt offshore wind farm.

Renewable World named as official charity of WindMade

WindMade is delighted to announce the start of a new partnership with Renewable World, which has been chosen to be its official charity.

Vestas closes production plant in China

Vestas does not see any future for either V52-850 kW or V60-850-kW turbines in China. (Photo: Vestas)

After internal analysis revealed a declining demand for kilowatt-class wind turbines, the Danish manufacturer Vestas has decided to cease production of its V52-850 kW and V60 850 kW turbines and consequently also to close its factory in Hohhot, China. A total of 300 to 350 workers are affected by this closure.