Wind Energy

Challenge met: Heinen & Hopman successfully completes giant HVAC project

Heinen & Hopman in the Netherlands has completed the installation of a major HVAC system onboard the Dolwin Alpha offshore converter platform. Designed by IV-Oil & Gas, commissioned by Tennet /ABB and built by Heerema Fabrication group, the platform is now ready to be moved to the North Sea.

Euros expands production in Poland

The rotor blade manufacturer Euros is now manufacturing for onshore turbines in the 3 MW class in the Polish town Żory-Warszowice. (Photo: Euros)

Euros Entwicklungsgesellschaft für Windkraftanlagen mbH from Berlin celebrated the expansion of its rotor blade production in the Polish town Żory-Warszowice on 19 June. The new facility has 14,000 m² of production area. Euros now has five times more production capacity for onshore rotor blades in south-western Poland.

Markus Tacke new CEO of Siemens Wind Energy

Markus Tacke (Photo: Siemens)

Effective 1 August, Markus Tacke (48) will assume the responsibilities of CEO of the Wind Energy Division at Siemens. He will replace Felix Ferlemann (53), who will be leaving the company "by mutual consent", states Siemens in a press release.

Ikea to purchase Irish wind farm

Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power has closed a deal to sell its 7.65 MW Carrickeeny Wind Farm to Ikea, the world’s largest furniture retailer.

Gamesa starts selling its 5 MW turbine

The new Gamesa G128-5.0 MW wind turbine is an evolution of the G128-4.5 MW WTG.

Gamesa has sold the first wind turbines of its new G128-5.0 MW type. The company has won a contract to supply three G128-5.0 MW turbines to TuuliWatti Oy. The G128-5.0 MW is an evolution of the G128-4.5 MW WTG.