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Wind power AREVA sells its stake to Gamesa

Following on from the agreement signed with Gamesa on June 17, 2016, AREVA’s stake in Adwen was sold today. Gamesa is thus taking over AREVA’s offshore wind activities. This sale is part of the transformation plan undertaken by AREVA to refocus its business on nuclear fuel cycle activities. Commitments made as part of the tender … Continue reading Wind power AREVA sells its stake to Gamesa

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Siemens employees can charge electric vehicles for free

Siemens employees at as many as 100 of the company’s locations in Germany can “fill up” their electric vehicles free of charge. This will apply not only to all-electric vehicles but also to plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. For this service, Siemens will use its existing network of charging stations, which it is expanding with normal … Continue reading Siemens employees can charge electric vehicles for free

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DONG Energy divests 50% of Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm to Macquarie

DONG Energy has entered into an agreement to sell 50% of Race Bank, a 573 megawatt (MW) UK offshore wind farm project, to Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 and Macquarie Capital, the principal investment arm of Macquarie Group – with equal interests. As part of the transaction DONG Energy and Macquarie have agreed a framework … Continue reading DONG Energy divests 50% of Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm to Macquarie

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Siemens wins first offshore wind energy project in Belgium

Siemens, as a significant player in offshore wind power, has successfully entered the offshore wind market in Belgium with a first order for the 309MW Rentel wind project. The customer is Rentel NV, part of the Otary partnership, a conglomerate of leading specialists from the Belgian renewable energy industry including investment and development companies. Siemens … Continue reading Siemens wins first offshore wind energy project in Belgium

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Gamesa tops its manufacturing record, producing over 1,800 wind turbines in one year

Gamesa has beaten its annual turbine manufacturing record, having made more than 1,880 units with productive capacity of 3,880 MW in 2016. The last record was attained eight years ago, in 2008, when the company produced 3,787 MW. This milestone is markedly international as the turbines were assembled all over the world: India (36%), Europe … Continue reading Gamesa tops its manufacturing record, producing over 1,800 wind turbines in one year

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Siemens receives order for onshore wind energy project in South Korea

Siemens Wind Power has received an order to supply 17 direct drive wind turbines for the Uljin onshore wind power plant in Gyeongsangbuk province on the east coast of South Korea. The customer is SK D&D Co., Ltd., a Korean developer of real estate and renewable energy projects. The scope of supply includes the delivery … Continue reading Siemens receives order for onshore wind energy project in South Korea

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Siemens Wind Power presents first customized turbine transport vessel in Esbjerg

The new transport vessel is 141 meters long and will transport multiple Siemens 8-megawatt nacelles per trip. For Ro-Ro loading, a large bow door can be opened. A telescopic roof protects the nacelles from salty seawater spray and can be slid away for optional lift-on loading. Sea transportation and Roll on-Roll off-loading (Ro-Ro) are both … Continue reading Siemens Wind Power presents first customized turbine transport vessel in Esbjerg

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Siemens officially inaugurates new wind turbine blade factory in the British city of Hull

Siemens has officially inaugurated the new rotor blade factory for offshore wind turbines in Hull, UK, in an event attended by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Greg Clark and representatives of the local community. The site at Alexandra Docks has been transformed in under two years from a derelict industrial … Continue reading Siemens officially inaugurates new wind turbine blade factory in the British city of Hull

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Siemens is well placed to adapt business in U.S.

Siemens is well placed to do business in the United States, regardless of whether President-elect Donald Trump backs fossil-fuels at the expense of renewable energy, its CEO told a newspaper. “The good thing is that we can offer everything. Steam power plants that are powered by coal, state-of-the-art gas-fired power plants, wind energy, we can … Continue reading Siemens is well placed to adapt business in U.S.

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Siemens celebrates topping out ceremony at new wind turbine factory in Cuxhaven, Germany

Siemens celebrated the topping out ceremony for its new wind turbine manufacturing facility in Cuxhaven, Germany, attended by Parliamentary State Secretary Enak Ferlemann, Lower Saxony’s State Secretary of Economic Affairs Daniela Behrens, and the Mayor of Cuxhaven, Dr. Ulrich Getsch. The structural steel uprights now stand for the production building, which will offer 56,000 square … Continue reading Siemens celebrates topping out ceremony at new wind turbine factory in Cuxhaven, Germany

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Siemens to build offshore wind power project with innovative foundations and cable systems

Four wind turbines and related equipment take a large step into the future of offshore wind technology: Nissum Bredning Vindmøllelaug and Jysk Energi placed the winning bid for Nissum Bredning Vind following a tender from Danish Energy Agency’s (DEA) tender for the construction of the 28-megawatt pilot project in northern Denmark.   The final investment … Continue reading Siemens to build offshore wind power project with innovative foundations and cable systems

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Gamesa profit up 63% to €206 million

Gamesa’s results in the first nine months of 2016 reflect strong commercial performance and profitable growth, with record order intake, sales and profitability. The company reported €206 million in net profit in the first nine months of the year (+63%), on €3,339 million in revenues, while order intake reached a record 3,301 MW. EBIT amounted … Continue reading Gamesa profit up 63% to €206 million

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Siemens and Duke Energy collaborate to offer expanded services to wind energy operators

Siemens and Duke Energy Renewable Services today announced an agreement to offer North American wind farm owners operations and maintenance services for multiple brands of wind turbines. Siemens and Duke Energy will combine their complementary service capabilities on Siemens and other OEM equipment. The agreement offers a one-stop shop for customers who are managing multiple … Continue reading Siemens and Duke Energy collaborate to offer expanded services to wind energy operators

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A2SEA to install wind turbines at 714 MW East Anglia 1 array for Siemens Wind Power

A2SEA’s purpose-built offshore installation vessel Sea Challenger will be deployed to install the 102 Siemens 7MW turbines from the load out port in Great Yarmouth. The wind farm is located approximately 45 kilometres off the Suffolk Coast in the southern North Sea. East Anglia ONE is one of the Round three projects in the UK … Continue reading A2SEA to install wind turbines at 714 MW East Anglia 1 array for Siemens Wind Power

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Gamesa shareholders ratify the merger with Siemens Wind Power

Gamesa held an Extraordinary General Meeting at which its shareholders amply ratified the resolutions needed to close the merger with Siemens Wind Power, specifically casting 99.75% of votes in favour.   By virtue of this transaction, Gamesa will absorb Siemens’s wind power assets in exchange for newly-issued shares in Gamesa. In the wake of the … Continue reading Gamesa shareholders ratify the merger with Siemens Wind Power

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Siemens wins orders for five onshore wind energy projects in northern Germany

Direct-drive wind turbines from Siemens are gaining ground on the German market: Siemens has now received five orders for 23 of these state-of-the-art wind turbines. Two of the wind farms are situated in Germany’s northernmost state of Schleswig-Holstein, while the other three are to be erected in Lower Saxony. Installation of all five projects, comprising … Continue reading Siemens wins orders for five onshore wind energy projects in northern Germany

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Ventotec signs framework agreement for at least 200 Siemens wind turbines

Four wind turbines and related equipment take a large step into the future of offshore wind technology: Nissum Bredning Vindmøllelaug and Jysk Energi placed the winning bid for Nissum Bredning Vind following a tender from Danish Energy Agency’s (DEA) tender for the construction of the 28-megawatt pilot project in northern Denmark. The final investment decision … Continue reading Ventotec signs framework agreement for at least 200 Siemens wind turbines

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New Siemens onshore wind turbine offers less noise at optimum performance

High performance at low to medium wind speeds – that’s what the new Siemens low noise SWT-3.3-130LN wind turbine offers customers. The new model operates at a reduced rotor speed compared to the SWT-3.3-130, and includes aerodynamic add-ons to its rotor blades. Utilizing these add-ons, it can be operated at a noise level of 104.9 … Continue reading New Siemens onshore wind turbine offers less noise at optimum performance

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Siemens launches three new wind turbines based on one onshore direct drive platform

Siemens has launched an extended portfolio of its successful Onshore direct drive wind turbines. At the WindEnergy Hamburg trade show, the company’s Onshore CEO Thomas Richterich launched three new turbine models for optimum performance at low wind, medium wind, and noise sensitive sites. Thanks to a modular platform concept, all three machines share the same … Continue reading Siemens launches three new wind turbines based on one onshore direct drive platform

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Siemens introduces new onshore Direct Drive wind turbine for medium wind sites

Meeting the growing demand of wind turbines suited for moderate wind speeds, Siemens presents its new wind turbine model SWT-3.6-130 for IEC class II sites. Especially designed for medium wind sites and based on proven Direct Drive technology, the latest addition to the portfolio delivers 3.6 megawatts (MW) of electric power. The new benchmark for … Continue reading Siemens introduces new onshore Direct Drive wind turbine for medium wind sites

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