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LM Wind Power to Supply Blades for Goldwind 3-4 MW Wind Turbines

LM Wind Power is to supply wind turbine blades to Goldwind’s 3-4MW platform under a three-year deal. The contract is for 1.1GW of turbines and follows a 140MW pre-agreement signed last year. It covers three blade types – the LM 66.9P and P2 and the LM 69.0 P – for both international and the domestic … Continue reading LM Wind Power to Supply Blades for Goldwind 3-4 MW Wind Turbines

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Whirlpool Corporation Announces Plans to Use Wind Turbines to Power Greenville, Ohio Facility

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR), the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world, is building on the company’s long standing commitment to sustainability by using wind energy to power its manufacturing facility located in Greenville, Ohio. Whirlpool Corporation’s on-site renewable energy program in Ohio now includes nine wind turbines on four wind farms capable of … Continue reading Whirlpool Corporation Announces Plans to Use Wind Turbines to Power Greenville, Ohio Facility

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GE to provide wind turbines and financing for 100 MW Ukrainian wind farm

GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE (NYSE: GE), announced today it facilitated the raising of €90MM in project financing for stage I (100-megawatt) of DTEK Renewables B.V. Primorskaya wind electricity plant (Primorskaya WEP), located on the Sea of Azov shore in Zaporizhia region, South Ukraine.     Bayerische Landesbank, a leading German bank … Continue reading GE to provide wind turbines and financing for 100 MW Ukrainian wind farm

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Equinor offshore floating wind turbines to power North Sea oilfields

If materialised, it would be the world’s first floating offshore wind farm powering oil platforms and is estimated to cost around 5 billion Norwegian crowns ($591.5 million) and could reduce emissions of carbon dioxide by more than 200,000 tonnes per year. Equinor is considering whether to build an offshore wind farm with floating turbines to … Continue reading Equinor offshore floating wind turbines to power North Sea oilfields

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Acterra First to Bring Lely Aircon Wind Turbines to US

Acterra Group, Inc. headquartered in Marion IA, will be the first in North America to sell, install and service the Lely Aircon lineup of low noise, high-yield wind turbines. MARION, Iowa, Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Lely, a premium German manufacturer known in the US for its high-quality farm equipment, is making its Lely Aircon … Continue reading Acterra First to Bring Lely Aircon Wind Turbines to US

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Käufer announced the release of a new rotor blade access system (BAS) for wind turbines generators up to 12 MW

The global leading supplier for rotor blade access systems, Gebr. Käufer GmbH Befahrtechnik are ambitious to introduce their new K-BP-4 BAS particularly aiming for the large and powerful wind turbine classes at the WindEnergy Hamburg for the first time. With the new TÜV approved system, rotor blade specialists will be enabled to perform scheduled maintenance … Continue reading Käufer announced the release of a new rotor blade access system (BAS) for wind turbines generators up to 12 MW

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Ørsted will develop Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm using Siemens Gamesa wind turbines

Ørsted will develop Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project using Siemens Gamesa wind turbines. Demonstrating that the offshore wind industry is gaining significant momentum in the United States, Ørsted and Siemens Gamesa today announced the signing of a subcontract to supply wind turbines for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project founded by Dominion Energy. … Continue reading Ørsted will develop Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm using Siemens Gamesa wind turbines

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ABO Wind orders Nordex N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines

The Nordex Group is supplying ABO Wind, an international project developer, with two N149/4.0-4.5 turbines, each with a nominal output of 4.5 MW, for the “Wennerstorf II” wind farm. Less than eleven months have passed since the launch of this powerful turbine type and now building permission has been granted for the site to the … Continue reading ABO Wind orders Nordex N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines

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Pioneering Taiwan offshore wind project Formosa 1 Phase 2 reaches financial close with Siemens Gamesa turbines

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has reached financial close with its customers to supply additional 120 megawatts (MW) of capacity to the pioneering offshore wind power plant Formosa 1 Phase 2 in Taiwan. The contracts signed earlier this year include the supply and installation of the turbines and a 15-year full service agreement. Siemens Gamesa … Continue reading Pioneering Taiwan offshore wind project Formosa 1 Phase 2 reaches financial close with Siemens Gamesa turbines

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Where can you find all of the wind turbines in the U.S.?

Here at AWEA, we are proud to be called the authoritative source for information on the U.S. wind industry. We focus on providing accurate and timely information, both to our membership and to the general public. Our latest announcement is a continuation of this commitment. We’ve partnered with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and … Continue reading Where can you find all of the wind turbines in the U.S.?

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Wind energy in Italy: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas customer Fri-El Spa has through its subsidiaries Fri-El Albareto S.R.L and Green Energy Sardegna S.R.L., placed two new orders for the installation of 51 MW in Emilia Romagna and Sardinia. Both projects were awarded at the 800 MW auction held in Italy in late 2016. With this new order, Vestas has won more than … Continue reading Wind energy in Italy: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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New recyclable resin makes wind turbines more sustainable

Fields of spinning wind turbines inspire thoughts of earth-friendly energy, but until now, generating wind power hasn’t been as sustainable as people may have thought. It generally requires a great deal of time and energy to cure the type of resin that makes the 150-foot-wide fiberglass turbines strong and durable. When they finally wear out … Continue reading New recyclable resin makes wind turbines more sustainable

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Wind energy in Kazakhstan: Goldwind wind turbines for a wind farm

Goldwind Science and Technology, based in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, recently received an order for a wind power plant from Kazakhstan, domestic news site stcn.com reported Tuesday. Goldwind signed an agreement with CITIC Construction to deliver two wind power generation units for a 5-million-watt wind project in Almaty, Kazakhstan in 2018, it said. … Continue reading Wind energy in Kazakhstan: Goldwind wind turbines for a wind farm

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Vestas appoints new President of Vestas Mediterranean

Vestas has appointed Eduardo Medina as President of its Mediterranean sales business unit (SBU). Eduardo Medina is of Spanish nationality and joins Vestas with extensive global experience from multiple businesses and functions, including leadership positions at Acciona Energy, General Electric Co., Enron Wind and most recently SunPower, where he served as Executive Vice President of … Continue reading Vestas appoints new President of Vestas Mediterranean

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Vestas’ 2 MW platform reaches 20,000 installed wind turbines globally

17 years after its introduction, the 2 MW platform has reached another milestone as Vestas installed turbine number 20.000, underlining its position as the most widely installed platform in the history of wind energy. Leveraging Vestas’ ability to continuously innovate and optimise, the 2 MW platform’s annual energy production has increased by a staggering 40 … Continue reading Vestas’ 2 MW platform reaches 20,000 installed wind turbines globally

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Vestas wind turbines for MidAmerican

MidAmerican Energy Company, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy and the largest regulated utility owner of wind energy in the U.S, has placed an order for 70 MW of V110-2.0 MW turbines towards the 2,000 MW Wind XI project in Iowa. The turbines will be manufactured at Vestas’ four Colorado factories with expected delivery in … Continue reading Vestas wind turbines for MidAmerican

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Envision Energy Unveils New International Wind Turbines at WindEurope 2017

Envision Energy, a leading global smart energy solution provider, today announces the global release of its latest international product portfolio including its largest wind turbine to date at WindEurope in Amsterdam. Envision’s new EN148-4.5 MW turbine is the latest evolution of Envision’s 4MW platform, equipped with a 148-meter rotor and a flexible nominal capacity to … Continue reading Envision Energy Unveils New International Wind Turbines at WindEurope 2017

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Wind energy in Turkey: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

The Nordex Group has received another contract from Turkey. From April 2018 onwards, it will be installing nine turbines with a total capacity of 30 megawatts in the Province of Izmir. The customer is Umut Insaat, which is constructing the sixth project in Turkey with Nordex with this order.   Located at an altitude of … Continue reading Wind energy in Turkey: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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MidAmerican will spend $1 billion ‘repowering’ oldest wind turbines

Using a massive crane and ropes, about a half dozen men carefully shift a 13,450-pound wind turbine blade until its steel poles match up with holes in a massive hub, slowly sliding in. The “stabbing” takes about a half hour — the growing wind speed Wednesday made the process trickier than normal, says Spencer Moore, MidAmerican Energy’s vice president of … Continue reading MidAmerican will spend $1 billion ‘repowering’ oldest wind turbines

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Xcel Energy building 175 new wind turbines

Xcel Energy is adding to its wind power. The utility company is partnering with Wanzek Construction of West Fargo to build a wind farm in Dickey County and another in Iowa with some turbines located in Minnesota. Construction of the Foxtail Wind Farm in Dickey County is planned for 2018. The Freeborn Wind Farm, mainly … Continue reading Xcel Energy building 175 new wind turbines

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