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Wind energy: Research and innovation needed to provide substitutes for rare materials used in wind turbines

On 14 November WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson spoke at the European Innovation Partnership’s annual conference on “Raw Materials for clean energy-intensive industries of the future.”   European energy-intensive industries are important to the European economy, but now face challenges in making the transition to a low-carbon and circular economy by 2050. The wind power industry … Continue reading Wind energy: Research and innovation needed to provide substitutes for rare materials used in wind turbines

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Enercon eyes 1.1 GW Swedish wind energy from 2020

German wind energy producer Enercon will proceed with a plan to build up to 1.1 GW of wind power capacity at Markbygden in northern Sweden, with an initial grid connection from 2020. “We have already started working on the local infrastructure and aim to connect the first turbines to the grid in 2020 and complete … Continue reading Enercon eyes 1.1 GW Swedish wind energy from 2020

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Enercon has installed wind turbines with a combined wind energy capacity of over 50 GW

Enercon has installed wind turbines with a combined wind power capacity of over 50 GW, following the installation of 16 E-103 EP2 machines at a wind farm in Vietnam. The German manufacturer said it has now installed more than 29,075 wind turbines with a total capacity of 50,027MW. The latest hardware was erected at New … Continue reading Enercon has installed wind turbines with a combined wind energy capacity of over 50 GW

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Siemens Gamesa to bring innovative solutions to Global Wind Summit 2018 in Hamburg

CEO Markus Tacke to take part in the panel “The current outlook for wind in Europe”. Roof-topping ceremony of SGRE Electric Thermal Energy Storage (ETES) prototype located close to Hamburg’s harbor. The company will support a Hackathon on blockchain technology to manage and optimize a microgrid. Official Opening Reception at SGRE Booth (Hall B6, Stand … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to bring innovative solutions to Global Wind Summit 2018 in Hamburg

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Siemens Gamesa tailors SG 8.0-167 DD for Asia-Pacific markets

The new SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine variant for Asia-Pacific markets addresses local conditions across the region. Based on the proven Siemens Gamesa Offshore Direct Drive wind turbine platform, the variant is strongly suited for the growing Taiwanese offshore wind market. It ensures that the SG 8.0-167 DD is tailored to meet local codes … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa tailors SG 8.0-167 DD for Asia-Pacific markets

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Wind energy in Senegal: Vestas´ wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas is providing a customised solution for the 159 MW Parc Eolien Taiba N’Diaye, Senegal’s first large utility-scale wind power project and the largest wind energy project in West Africa. The wind farm will expand the country’s generation capacity by 15 percent, support the development of affordable renewable energy and diversify Senegal’s energy mix as … Continue reading Wind energy in Senegal: Vestas´ wind turbines for a wind farm

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Siemens Gamesa secures Brazil’s largest-ever contract: 136 turbines for Iberdrola

Siemens Gamesa has reinforced its position in Brazil having signed its largest ever contract* in this market. The company will supply a total of 471 MW to Neoenergia, Iberdrola’s Brazilian subsidiary. The agreement encompasses the commissioning of 136 of the company’s SG 3.4-132 turbines at the Santa Luzia complex, which comprises 15 wind farm developments, … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa secures Brazil’s largest-ever contract: 136 turbines for Iberdrola

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Siemens Gamesa secures €2.5 billion multi-currency term and revolving credit facility

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has signed a €2.5 billion multi-currency term and revolving credit facility, enhancing its long-term financial structure. The facility was signed with a syndication of international financial entities and replaces the company’s €750 million credit facility signed in 2017 and will serve for general corporate purposes and to refinance existing outstanding debt. … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa secures €2.5 billion multi-currency term and revolving credit facility

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 70 wind turbines to three projects in Norway

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply three onshore wind farms in Norway including 70 units of its Onshore OptimaFlex wind turbines. The SWT-DD-130 turbines will each feature a rated capacity of 4.2 megawatts (MW) and a 130 meter diameter rotor. All turbines will be installed on steel towers with 125 meter hub heights. The … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply 70 wind turbines to three projects in Norway

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Siemens Gamesa to supply newest 8 MW direct-drive offshore turbine to 500 MW Saint Brieuc project in France

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply its new 8 MW offshore wind turbine, the SG 8.0-167 DD, to 500 MW Saint Brieuc project off Bretagne coasts. The ordered direct drive wind turbine will replace Adwen’s AD 8-180 model after Siemens Gamesa has decided to focus on offshore direct drive platform. The switch to the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply newest 8 MW direct-drive offshore turbine to 500 MW Saint Brieuc project in France

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Nordex Awarded 180-MW Project in the Netherlands

Vattenfall, owner of the Dutch utility Nuon, yesterday signed a contract for the delivery of 50 N117/3600 turbines with the Nordex Group in Amsterdam. The project “Wieringermeer” is one of the biggest onshore projects for Vattenfall in Europe. The wind farm has an above-average capacity factor of 42 per cent due the excellent average wind … Continue reading Nordex Awarded 180-MW Project in the Netherlands

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Tall tower solutions secure another wind power order in China

Vestas’ high tower solutions continue to open up the Chinese wind energy market for projects in low- and ultra-low-wind sites. Vestas’ new tubular steel tower offers higher hub height, increasing energy output at a much lower weight than the towers usually used in the Chinese market. The reduced use of steel in these taller towers … Continue reading Tall tower solutions secure another wind power order in China

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Senvion and CRRC Zhuzhou Electric sign strategic framework contract

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has today signed a framework contract with its supplier CRRC Zhuzhou Electric Co., Ltd (a primary subsidiary of CRRC Group, hereinafter referred to as CRRC) at China Windpower fair in Beijing. The contract covers the delivery of generators for the NES based Senvion 3.XM series. It foresees … Continue reading Senvion and CRRC Zhuzhou Electric sign strategic framework contract

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Siemens Gamesa debuts in Pakistan with 25 G114-2.0 MW wind turbines

Siemens Gamesa has achieved a new milestone in its Asian strategy with its maiden order in Pakistan. The company, in consortium with Sumec Hardware and Tools, has secured an order from the independent power producer Zephyr Power for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of a 50 MW wind farm in Gharo, in the district … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa debuts in Pakistan with 25 G114-2.0 MW wind turbines

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Siemens Gamesa successfully installs Asia’s tallest wind turbines in Thailand

Siemens Gamesa has set a new record in Asia by installing this year the tallest wind turbines on the continent. The turbines are equipped with 153-metre tall towers, and with the 56-metre blades, they reach a total height of 210 metres. The project -owned by Thai engineering company Gunkul and being built by developer PowerChina … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa successfully installs Asia’s tallest wind turbines in Thailand

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 36 wind turbines in Mexico

Siemens Gamesa continues to reinforce its leadership in Mexico, where it has ranked as the number-one OEM in recent years, with a new order for the supply of 76 MW. More specifically, the company has entered into an agreement with the independent developer, Fuerza y Energía Limpia de Tizimín, for the installation over the course … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply 36 wind turbines in Mexico

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Siemens Gamesa receives 20-turbine order from Indonesia for Equis Energy’s ‘Tolo 1’ onshore wind power plant

With the ‘Tolo 1’ onshore wind project, Siemens Gamesa has secured its first order in Indonesia for the gearless SWT-3.6-130 wind turbines. The wind power plant developed by Equis Energy, the largest renewable energy IPP (independent power producer) in the Asia-Pacific region, will be installed by late 2017. Commissioning is planned for early 2018. Equis … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa receives 20-turbine order from Indonesia for Equis Energy’s ‘Tolo 1’ onshore wind power plant

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Vestas expands 2 MW platform with two new turbine variants

With new, larger 116 meter and 120 meter rotors, the V116-2.0 MW and V120-2.0 MW offer industry-leading levelised cost of energy at park level in medium, low, and ultra-low wind conditions globally, though particularly well-suited for the U.S., India and China. The new variants build on Vestas’ 2 MW platform, delivering increased swept area and … Continue reading Vestas expands 2 MW platform with two new turbine variants

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Gamesa will supply 52.5 MW in Thailand

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, continues to shore up its sales and product strategy, having secured the first order  for its new turbine, the G126-2.625 MW, a product which delivers maximum output in low wind speed conditions. More specifically, the company has entered into an agreement with Thailand’s developer, Gunkul Engineering Public … Continue reading Gamesa will supply 52.5 MW in Thailand

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Siemens 8-megawatt wind turbine up and running

Siemens Wind Power has installed the latest version of its offshore direct drive wind turbine at the national test center in Østerild, Denmark – according to plan. The SWT-8.0-154 is rated at 8 megawatts (MW) and equipped with the proven 154-meter rotor. The prototype was certified by DNV GL in January, confirming all relevant safety … Continue reading Siemens 8-megawatt wind turbine up and running

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