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LOC Renewables Charts Course for Build-Out of Port Infrastructure to Support Floating Offshore Wind

The development of floating offshore wind will be held up by the limitations of current port infrastructure, recent research has revealed. As part of the Floating Wind Joint Industry Report, published on behalf of the Carbon Trust, LOC Renewables, a...

Increasingly Sophisticated Use of Triton Data Reflects Growing Confidence in Remote Sensing

The European wind energy industry is increasingly adopting data collected by remote sensors for a wider range of applications. In doing so, developers and operators have benefitted from reduced assessment times, lower development and permitting...

WindEnergy Hamburg to Begin on 25 September - The World’s Leading Expo and the WindEurope Conference Jointly Form the Global Wind Summit

   On Tuesday 25 September the world’s leading expo for wind energy opens its doors. More than 1,400 exhibitors from 40 countries will present their innovations and services for the onshore and offshore wind industry at the Hamburg...

Two IdentiFlight Units Installed at Avangrid Renewables’ Southern California Wind Farm

IdentiFlight International announced that two IdentiFlight units have been installed at Avangrid Renewables’ Manzana Wind Power Project in Southern California for data collection and testing. Manzana is one of seven California...

GEV Wind Power to Showcase New Partnerships and Cost Saving Innovations at Wind Energy Hamburg

Wind turbine blade maintenance specialists, GEV Wind Power is to showcase its latest cost saving innovations and services, co-exhibiting with partners FaroWind and Kaeufer, at the Wind Energy Hamburg, from 25th to 28th September.  GEV Wind...

Ørsted divests 50% of Hornsea 1 Offshore Wind Farm

Ørsted has signed an agreement to sell 50% of the 1,218MW offshore wind farm Hornsea 1 to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP). Hornsea 1 is under construction and will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm when commissioned in 2020. As...

Sen. Heller Receives “U.S. Wind Champion Award”

Sen. Heller (R-Nev.) was named a U.S. Wind Champion for the 115th Congress on Tuesday by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) together with Pattern Energy, a major renewable energy developer. AWEA’s U.S. Wind Champion Awards recognize...

Capital Power places 202 MW Order with Vestas from Auction in Canada

Vestas continues its strong performance in auctions across the globe and has received an order for 202 MW of V136-3.45 MW turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode from Capital Power for its Whitla Wind project in southeast Alberta,...

Vestas Upgrades IKEA Group’s Global Fleet of Vestas Turbines to Maximize Asset Value

Leveraging Vestas’ performance improving PowerPlus products, Vestas will upgrade long-time customer IKEA Group’s global portfolio of Vestas turbines, equalling 316 MW, to maximise the value of their wind energy assets. The upgrades span...

Deutsche WindGuard Founds Chinese company

Wind energy consultant Deutsche WindGuard GmbH has founded a Chinese subsidiary. Deutsche WindGuard (Beijing) Technology Ltd will be the spearhead in the wind energy specialist’s effort to tapping the Asian market.  “After completing the...

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