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GE Renewable Energy, COBOD and LafargeHolcim co-develop record-tall wind turbine towers with 3D-printed concrete bases

Careers(link is external) Businesses GE 7.26 Press Release GE Renewable Energy, COBOD and LafargeHolcim co-develop record-tall wind turbine towers with 3D-printed concrete bases June 17, 2020 Historic multi-year collaboration between three leaders in their industry to increase renewable energy production and use Wind turbine towers have typically been limited to a height of under 100 … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy, COBOD and LafargeHolcim co-develop record-tall wind turbine towers with 3D-printed concrete bases

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Team Develops Floating Wind Turbine To Harvest Deep-Ocean Wind Energy

The wind over deep-sea waters offers the potential to become one of the country’s largest renewable energy sources. University of Texas at Dallas researcher Dr. Todd Griffith has spent years working on an offshore turbine design that can convert those deep-ocean winds into electricity. Recently, Griffith received a $3.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy … Continue reading Team Develops Floating Wind Turbine To Harvest Deep-Ocean Wind Energy

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Leading the offshore wind energy, Siemens Gamesa installs its offshore Direct Drive wind turbine number 1,000

The 1,000 wind turbines have saved approximately 29 million tons of CO2 emissions to date compared to fossil fuel generation – the equivalent of more than 6 million trips around the Earth in a car. A further 1,000 Siemens Gamesa Direct Drive offshore wind turbines have also been sold. Combined output of around 34.6 Terawatt … Continue reading Leading the offshore wind energy, Siemens Gamesa installs its offshore Direct Drive wind turbine number 1,000

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GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine, arrives in the UK for testing

The nacelle of GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW will undergo an advanced testing program at ORE Catapult in Blyth. As part of the Haliade-X global testing program, Blyth has already taken delivery of one of the turbine’s 107-metre long blades for testing. Haliade-X has been announced as the preferred turbine for 4.8 GW at offshore wind … Continue reading GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine, arrives in the UK for testing

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Enercon EP3 wind turbine installed at Wieringermeer wind energy test site in the Netherlands

ENERCON has reached the next stage of its EP3 programme. The company has now installed the prototype of the E-138 EP3 at the Wieringermeer wind energy test site in the Netherlands. The low-wind WEC (IEC wind class IIIA) follows in the footsteps of the E-126 EP3 for wind farm class IIA sites and is the … Continue reading Enercon EP3 wind turbine installed at Wieringermeer wind energy test site in the Netherlands

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Vestas to produce the V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in the state of Ceará in Brazil

Vestas has signed a framework agreement with the intention to produce V150-4.2 MW nacelles in the Brazilian state of Ceará. The framework agreement was signed by the Governor of Ceará, Camilo Sobreira de Santana, and Rogério S. Zampronha, General Manager for Vestas Brazil and Latin America South, at a signing ceremony Monday. With this agreement, … Continue reading Vestas to produce the V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in the state of Ceará in Brazil

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LM Wind Power installs 66.6 m blades on 4MW offshore wind turbine in China

LM Wind Power’s (Lunderskov Municipality, Denmark) first two sets of LM 66.6 blades have been successfully installed on Shanghai Electric Wind Power’s (Shanghai, China) 4.0MW-136 wind turbine in China. Shanghai Electric Wind Power’s 4MW platform is designated for Windclass II areas in Shanghai and beyond. LM Wind Power provided onsite support and service to carry … Continue reading LM Wind Power installs 66.6 m blades on 4MW offshore wind turbine in China

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GE Renewable Energy acquires WMC wind turbine blade test center

Facility will test rotor hubs for GE blades and offer a range of testing services to other industry partners. GE Renewable Energy Business, LM Wind Power announced today the planned acquisition of the WMC test facilities in Wieringerwerf, Netherlands. The transaction is expected to close within a few weeks’ time subject to certain pre-completion conditions. … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy acquires WMC wind turbine blade test center

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Eneco awards Siemens Gamesa with a 5-year contract for refurbishment of wind turbine gearboxes

Siemens Gamesa expands its Service business for multi-brand offshore wind turbines. Eneco, owner of the Princess Amalia Wind Farm, has selected Siemens Gamesa as the supplier for gearbox refurbishment. For the next five years, the company will maintain and refurbish the gearboxes of 60 Vestas V80-2.0MW wind turbines. The Princess Amalia Wind Farm was commissioned … Continue reading Eneco awards Siemens Gamesa with a 5-year contract for refurbishment of wind turbine gearboxes

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Vestas and EDPR install wind turbine-coupled hybrid demonstrator

A wind and solar photovoltaic hybrid demonstrator has recently been installed at an EDPR wind farm in Cádiz, Spain. The initiative is part of EDPR’s R&D strategy and Vestas’ increasing efforts to offer sustainable energy solutions that meet customers’ increasing need to balance energy supply with grid demand. EDP Renewables (EDPR), a global leader in … Continue reading Vestas and EDPR install wind turbine-coupled hybrid demonstrator

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Suzlon Energy manufactures India’s longest wind turbine blade

Wind energy solutions provider Suzlon Energy has said that the company has designed and manufactured India’s longest wind turbine blade at its Padubidri Rotor Blade Unit. The advanced blade (SB 63) measures 63 meters in length and has been specifically developed for Suzlon’s new S128 wind turbine family with a rotor diameter of 128 meters, … Continue reading Suzlon Energy manufactures India’s longest wind turbine blade

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GE Announces Haliade-X, the World’s Most Powerful Offshore Wind Turbine

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE:GE) today unveiled its plan to develop the largest, most powerful offshore wind turbine: the Haliade-X. Featuring a 12 MW direct drive generator and an industry leading gross capacity factor of 63 percent, the Haliade-X will produce 45 percent more energy than any other offshore turbine available today2. GE will invest more … Continue reading GE Announces Haliade-X, the World’s Most Powerful Offshore Wind Turbine

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LM Wind Power starts delivery of wind turbine blades from Turkish facility

LM Wind Power, a supplier of rotor blades to the wind industry, has started delivering its first blades from its new factory in Bergama, Turkey. The first blades left the Bergama factory in December 2017 and traveled 100km by road to the Izmir-Alsancak Port. In total, the Bergama team will ship 99 blades to their … Continue reading LM Wind Power starts delivery of wind turbine blades from Turkish facility

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Ørsted and University of Oxford sign five-year agreement to optimise wind turbine foundations

Ørsted and the University of Oxford have signed a five-year research agreement to optimise the design of foundation structures for offshore wind turbines. Continuing to drive down costs is critical for the offshore wind industry and Ørsted is working with several universities to help improve the design and performance of offshore wind turbines. A major … Continue reading Ørsted and University of Oxford sign five-year agreement to optimise wind turbine foundations

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Senvion installs 7,777th wind turbine

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines has just installed its 7,777th wind turbine. The Senvion 3.2M122 is part of the 38.4 MW project Kerkow-Mürow-Landin, developed by Teut Windprojekte GmbH and has been installed over the last week. The company’s wind turbines ranging from 1.5 to 6.2 MW are operating in 28 countries on … Continue reading Senvion installs 7,777th wind turbine

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Goldwind announces GW4S smart wind turbine

Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd, (Goldwind) (SZSE: 002202) (HK: 2208), announced today the release of its GW4S smart wind turbine. The product maintains Goldwind’s Permanent Magnet Direct Drive (PMDD) turbine technology and is a direct evolution of the existing 3S platform – a turbine series that has industry-leading availability and performance. Goldwind’s 4S … Continue reading Goldwind announces GW4S smart wind turbine

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World’s highest wind turbine catches the breeze in Germany

Max Bögl Wind has announced the construction of the world’s tallest turbine in Gaildorf, near Stuttgart in Germany. The tri-blade giant has a hub height of 178 meters (584 ft), with a total height from ground to tip of the blade of 264.5 m. The new turbine is part of a four turbine wind farm … Continue reading World’s highest wind turbine catches the breeze in Germany

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Floatgen floating wind power project inauguration: France’s first offshore wind turbine

On 13 October, the Floatgen project, which aims at demonstrating the technical and economic feasibility of floating wind turbines, was officially inaugurated.   The project will see the deployment of a 2 MW floating wind turbine, at the SEM-REV test site located 12 nautical miles from the city of Le Croisic on the French Atlantic … Continue reading Floatgen floating wind power project inauguration: France’s first offshore wind turbine

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Floating offshore wind turbine inaugurated in France

France’s first floating offshore turbine – and it’s first offshore wind turbine at all – was inauguarted in Saint-Nazaire, France, today.   The 2MW Vestas turbine is primed for the École Centrale de Nantes and CNRS’s SEM-REV offshore test site, after which it will be installed off the coast of Croisic for an initial period … Continue reading Floating offshore wind turbine inaugurated in France

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Goldwind Americas Signs 60MW Wind Turbine Supply Orders With One Energy

Goldwind Americas, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd., (Goldwind) (SZSE: 002202) (HK: 2208), announced today it has signed agreements to supply One Energy Enterprises LLC with a total of 60 megawatts (MW) of Goldwind turbines for various distributed generation wind energy projects as part of One Energy’s innovative Wind for … Continue reading Goldwind Americas Signs 60MW Wind Turbine Supply Orders With One Energy

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