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GE Renewable Energy launches second 107-meter wind turbine blade mold at its Cherbourg factory, France

The company will recruit and train 200 new employees, taking the site’s total workforce to 800. Additionally, GE Renewable Energy plans to expand the site with the construction of an additional hall for finishing blades. Cherbourg plant has established as a world-class facility, having produced the first ever wind turbine blade longer than 100 meters. … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy launches second 107-meter wind turbine blade mold at its Cherbourg factory, France

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GE Renewable Energy receives wind turbine supply order for Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm

Milestone follows Vineyard Wind’s recent financial close for the project and earlier selection of GE as the preferred turbine supplier. GE Renewable Energy to supply 62 Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbines for Vineyard Wind 1, the first utility-scale offshore wind power installation in the US. 800 MW offshore wind farm will power the equivalent of … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy receives wind turbine supply order for Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm

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Denmark eyes Germany among top wind farm clients

Denmark is expecting Germany to be a key market for its green energy. “Germany will need all the renewable energy it can get,” Denmark’s environment minister said. Denmark’s Climate Minister Dan Jorgensen told German current affairs magazine Der Spiegel on Saturday that he expects the demand for green fuel and electricity produced by Denmark’s future wind farm … Continue reading Denmark eyes Germany among top wind farm clients

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Nordex statement on the collapse of a wind turbine in Haltern AV9 wind farm (Germany)

After the site of the incident in Haltern AV9 wind park in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, has been thoroughly secured, an interdisciplinary group of experts have now taken the next step into the root-cause analysis on site. On 29 September 2021, a N149/4.0-4.5 turbine almost completely collapsed in the 9MW wind park. The turbine was installed … Continue reading Nordex statement on the collapse of a wind turbine in Haltern AV9 wind farm (Germany)

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Nordex announces entry into the 6 MW class with the N163/6.X wind turbine

The Nordex Group is adding the N163/6.X turbine to its product portfolio. The Group is following up its successful approach started with the introduction of the Delta4000 series, presented for the first time in 2017, of a flexible power range – initially with the 4 MW+ class, followed by the 5 MW+ class – and … Continue reading Nordex announces entry into the 6 MW class with the N163/6.X wind turbine

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Nordex installs first N163 / 5.X wind turbine

On August 31st 2021, the Nordex Group installed the first N163/5.X wind turbine in the Delta4000 series as planned in the citizen wind farm “Janneby” in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. With its approx. 80-metre rotor blades and a rotor sweep of 20,867 square metres, the N163/5.X is currently the most efficient Nordex turbine in the 5MW class … Continue reading Nordex installs first N163 / 5.X wind turbine

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MingYang Smart Energy launches new 16 MW offshore wind turbine

Offshore wind is undergoing transformational improvement as a key solution to the energy transition. The continuous iteration and evolution of wind turbine technology have enabled developers to venture into deeper waters and to tap into further wind resources. The company is always motivated to drive this trend through innovation, and has reached a new milestone … Continue reading MingYang Smart Energy launches new 16 MW offshore wind turbine

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GE Renewable Energy’s Bergama wind turbine blade manufacturing site produces 1111th blade

GE Renewable Energy today announces the production of the 1111th wind turbine blade at its LM Wind Power’s wind turbine blade manufacturing site in Turkey, four years after the start of the production at the new plant in Bergama, ?zmir. Devoted to respond to the growing demand for wind energy worldwide, including in Turkey, Europe … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy’s Bergama wind turbine blade manufacturing site produces 1111th blade

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GE Renewable Energy Constructing Largest Wind Turbine Rotor Test Rig at Netherlands Technology Center

Most technologically advanced and largest wind turbine rotor test rig of its kind is being constructed at LM Wind Power’s WMC Technology Center Netherlands in Wieringerwerf.Facility will provide GE’s wind energy business with in-house testing capability.Test rig is designed to enhance, through an advanced testing program, rotor design and modelling tools. GE Renewable Energy today … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Constructing Largest Wind Turbine Rotor Test Rig at Netherlands Technology Center

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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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