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Ingeteam Wins a New Contract in the United Kingdom for the Maintenance of 200 MW

Ingeteam has won a new operation and maintenance contract for two wind farms in the United Kingdom. This is a key contract for Ingeteam, making it the company to hold the world record for maintained power. With contracts totaling more than 12 GW of...

Deutsche WindGuard Builds Special Wind Tunnel for LiDAR Calibration on behalf of PTB

Deutsche WindGuard Wind Tunnel Services developed a special wind tunnel for the national metrology institute of Germany (PTB). The wind tunnel will be used to calibrate a LiDAR-System newly developed by PTB. The LiDAR has a high spatial and temporal...

Reliance on Met Towers puts Wind Energy Developers and Operators at a Commercial Disadvantage - Vaisala

Major wind energy firms are rapidly expanding their use of remote sensing across their project portfolios, ending a three-decade reliance on meteorological (met) towers. To stay competitive, wind developers and operators must invest in redefining...

6th Annual Top 100 Power People Report Published by Leading Intelligence Service A Word About Wind

Philip Anschutz, American multi-billionaire and owner of the Power Company of Wyoming, has been named as the most influential figure in wind energy this year. This is according to the annual Top 100 Power People, a report published by...

Wind Turbine Manufacturer Fuhrländer AG Wins Lawsuit for Licence Infringement

Attorney Prof. Dr. Thomas B. Schmidt, the insolvency administrator of former wind turbine manufacturer Fuhrländer AG (FLAG), based in Liebenscheid, has obtained a judgment from Cologne regional court against Indian energy group Global Wind Power...

US House Misses Opportunity, House Bill Would Cripple Wind Power

The U.S. House of Representatives missed an opportunity to stand up for 60,000 American workers and preserve $50 billion in private infrastructure investment. The tax reform bill passed by the House retroactively changes how businesses can qualify...

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy welcomes The Queen Elizabeth to Hull

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy welcomed Her Majesty The Queen to its offshore wind turbine blade manufacturing factory at Alexandra Dock, Hull.  On arrival at the site, Her Majesty drove the full 75 metre length of the turbine blade that...

Wind Farm Operator SSE Generation Opts for Wind Lidar, Permanently

Leading UK utility company swaps Permanent Met Masts for Permanent Met ZephIRs at 108MW onshore Bhlaraidh Wind Farm in Scotland to deliver SCADA-integrated accurate wind farm measurements remotely, from the ground. With almost 1GW of onshore wind...

Goldwind Announces New GW 6S Offshore Smart Wind Turbine Platform

Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd, (Goldwind) (SZSE: 002202) (HK: 2208), launched its latest GW6S offshore platform at the October 2017 China Wind Power exhibition. The 6S turbine platform includes three new offshore wind...

Hundreds of Wind Businesses: US Senate Gets It Right on Tax Reform

Over 200 companies in the American wind power supply chain delivered a letter to leaders of the tax reform effort in the...

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