Category Archives: Wind Energy


ABB to Enable Integration of Wind Energy in Alaskan Island Microgrid

ABB, the leading power and automation group, will install its PowerStore, an integrated commercial flywheel technology to integrate with a battery system on Kodiak Island in Alaska to enable the integration of more renewable energy from an expanded wind farm to its microgrid and also to address stability challenges that will arise from a crane […]

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Moventas to service two wind turbines in Eesti Energia’s Aulepa wind farm

Moventas and Eesti Energia have agreed on the service of two WWD3 turbines at the Aulepa wind farm in Western Estonia, plus a lubrication upgrade for all of Aulepa’s sixteen wind turbines by year-end. Emerging failures were detected with the Moventas CMaS condition management system and detailed on-site inspections. At year-end, Moventas carries out a […]

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EWEA calls on new Commissioner-designates to take the reins on Europe’s energy future

The European Wind Energy Association welcomes the announcement of Alenka Bratušek as Vice President- and Commissioner-designate for Energy Union and Miguel Arias Cañete as the European Commissioner-designate for Energy and Climate Action. This team will be responsible for implementing the European Commission President-elect’s vision of an energy union in Europe and establishing the region as […]

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Broadwind Energy Gets $14 Million Tower Order From U.S. Company

Broadwind Energy Inc., a Cicero, Illinois-based maker of steel towers, won an order worth $14 million from a U.S. wind-turbine manufacturer. The company will make the towers at factories in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and Abilene, Texas, according to a statement today. The buyer wasn’t identified. Almost three quarters of Broadwind’s 2015 production capacity now has been […]

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Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) congratulates new Alberta Premier-designate; wind power poised to support Alberta’s drive for environment

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) congratulates new Alberta Premier-designate Jim Prentice on his first-ballot victory on Saturday, and stands ready to work with his government to ensure wind energy continues on its path as an established and growing player in the Alberta electricity market. One of Mr. Prentice’s five campaign priorities was to establish […]

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Gamesa will install 24 wind turbines G97-2.0 MW at Changfangshan wind farm in Shanxi, China

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has achieved another milestone in its Chinese sales strategy, signing a contract with Everbright, the dedicated renewables subsidiary of Chinese industrial conglomerate Everbright Group, for the supply of 48 MW at Changfangshan wind farm. Under the terms of the agreement, Gamesa will supply, install and commission 24 […]

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