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Siemens Gamesa Launches 10 MW Offshore Wind Turbine; Annual Energy Production (AEP) Increase of 30% vs. Predecessor

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), the world’s leader in the offshore industry, launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the company’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine. Based on the experience of its previous generations, the newest wind turbine in...

Simplify Your GADS Reporting

Clir Renewables software's suite of capabilities includes functions that automate GADS reporting, reducing the time and labor required to prepare Generating Availability Data System, Wind (GADS-W) reports. In 2017, North American Electric...

RES Rings in the New Year with 80 MW Copenhagen Wind Project in New York

RES (Renewable Energy Systems), a leader in the development, engineering, and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in the Americas is pleased to announce that is has completed construction of the Copenhagen...

EDF Renewables North America Announces Commercial Operation at Copenhagen Wind Project in New York

EDF Renewables North America announced that the 80 megawatt (MW) Copenhagen Wind Project (Project) is fully operational and delivering electricity. Consisting of 40 wind turbines manufactured by Vestas Wind Systems A/S, the Project...

K2 Management Appoints Chief Executive Officer

K2 Management announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Jørn Zielke as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He will join the company during the first half of 2019, when released from the contract with his current employer.  Jørn Zielke...

Sen. Ernst receives “U.S. Wind Champion Award”

Senator Joni Ernst has been recognized as a U.S. Wind Champion by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). AWEA presents U.S. Wind Champion Awards to members of Congress from both parties who show consistent and strong leadership in support of...

Senvion: Q4 2018 Secures Healthy Order Book for 2019

Senvion announced turbine order intake of EUR 1.52bn in 2018, on the back of a healthy order intake in Q4. In comparison, the total order intake and the onshore order intake was EUR 1.78bn and EUR 1.47bn respectively in 2017. The total order...

Invenergy Begins Construction on Santa Rita East Wind Farm

Chicago-based sustainable-energy developer Invenergy announced completion of construction financing for a new 300-megawatt wind farm between Mertzon and Big Lake on Jan. 8, about 70 miles east of San...

Vestas Becomes the First Company to Install 100 GW of Wind Turbines

Vestas has been a pioneer in wind energy solutions and a cornerstone in making the world’s energy mix sustainable. In late 2018, a new milestone was reached in that 40-year journey, as Vestas achieved 100 GW of installed wind turbines with the...

Senvion Confirms Notice to Proceed for 41 MW in Spain

Senvion has secured firm orders for 41 megawatts (MW) with Alfanar Energy in Spain. Alfanar Energy, one of the leading developers globally, recently signed the orders involving the three wind farms Valdeabajo, La Moratilla and Soliedra, located in...

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