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Siemens launches new wind turbine in the U.S. wind power market

Premiering at the AWEA Windpower 2015 tradeshow in Orlando, Florida: The Siemens SWT-2.3-120 is the first wind turbine designed by Siemens to specifically meet the demands of its North and South American customers. The powerful new turbine features a 120-meter rotor, enabling it to achieve an industry-leading capacity factor. It is the next step in … Continue reading Siemens launches new wind turbine in the U.S. wind power market

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Centerbridge completes acquisition of wind power manufacturer Senvion

The wind turbine manufacturer Senvion SE (“Senvion”), previously part of the Indian group Suzlon Energy Limited (“Suzlon”), has changed owners. Centerbridge Partners, L.P. (“Centerbridge”), through its Centerbridge Capital Partners private equity investing strategy, has successfully completed the acquisition of Hamburg-based Senvion. All the necessary administrative, legal and financial preparations for the transfer of ownership are … Continue reading Centerbridge completes acquisition of wind power manufacturer Senvion

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Senvion delivers tallest onshore wind turbine type to Belgium

Senvion SE, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth-largest wind turbine manufacturer, has concluded a contract with Storm on the construction of the foundations and the delivery and installation of three Senvion 3.2M114 wind turbines in Belgium. The wind turbines, each with a hub height of 143 metres, are intended for … Continue reading Senvion delivers tallest onshore wind turbine type to Belgium

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Senvion (Suzlon) installs prototype of new 6.2M152 offshore wind turbine

Senvion SE, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Suzlon, the world’s fifth largest* manufacturer of wind turbines, erected the prototype of the Senvion 6.2M152 with the largest rotor diameter in the product range on 3 December 2014. The project is a first for the company in two respects: blades of this size have never been developed, built, … Continue reading Senvion (Suzlon) installs prototype of new 6.2M152 offshore wind turbine

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SoftBank invests Altaeros’ airborne wind turbine

SoftBank has invested $7 million in Altaeros Energies, which is based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and makes airborne wind turbines. SoftBank’s investment shows just how wide the company’s investment portfolio is. It also comes at a time when investments in clean-tech companies have fallen, due in part to the increasing availability of renewable … Continue reading SoftBank invests Altaeros’ airborne wind turbine

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EOCYCLE 25 direct-drive wind turbine

Eocycle Technologies Inc., designer and manufacturer of the EOCYCLE 25 direct-drive wind turbine, has entered into a long-term agreement with Mita-Teknik A/S of Denmark for the supply of wind turbine controls. Mita-Teknik’s control systems will further enhance the safe and reliable operation of the EOCYCLE 25 wind turbine while optimizing its energy yield under all … Continue reading EOCYCLE 25 direct-drive wind turbine

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New Siemens D3 Wind Turbines for High Energy Yields at Low Wind Power Sites

A growing number of onshore wind farms in Germany and throughout Europe are being sited in regions with moderate to low wind speeds. Siemens Energy is responding to this trend with its new Model SWT-3.3-130 wind turbine. Delivering 3.3 megawatts of electric power, this wind power unit extracts the maximum energy yield from low to … Continue reading New Siemens D3 Wind Turbines for High Energy Yields at Low Wind Power Sites

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Trinity, a portable wind turbine power station for charging USB devices

Skajaquoda just launched a Kickstarter campaign for its new product Trinity. Trinity folds together into a 12″ cylinder that you can carry with you wherever you go. Trinity has a 15W generator and a built in battery that holds 15,000 mAh. It’s extremely simple to operate Trinity. To open the three blades you simply pull … Continue reading Trinity, a portable wind turbine power station for charging USB devices

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Senvion (Suzlon) installs prototype of new 6.2M152 offshore wind turbine

Senvion SE, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth-largest manufacturer of wind turbines, has started to install the prototype of its new 6.2M152. With this turbine, the company is setting new standards for efficient electricity generation in offshore wind farms. In a first step, the access routes to the Langen-Neuenwalde location … Continue reading Senvion (Suzlon) installs prototype of new 6.2M152 offshore wind turbine

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Siemens achieves major step in type certification for 6MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Siemens Wind Power has received the Provisional Type Certificate from GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) for its 6 megawatt offshore wind turbine. The Provisional Type Certificate is a milestone towards the final certification of the wind turbine. It attests the conformity of the wind turbine design, manufacturing and testing processes for all safety relevant items … Continue reading Siemens achieves major step in type certification for 6MW Offshore Wind Turbine

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GES installs Gamesa offshore wind turbine

Gamesa has recently developed its first offshore prototype, with installation by GES, a provider of construction and maintenance services for the wind and solar industry. Gamesa’s G128-5.0 turbine has been assembled in the Arigana Quay in the Canary Islands, while the different components of the 5 MW were produced in Spain and shipped to the … Continue reading GES installs Gamesa offshore wind turbine

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