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Timken to Acquire BEKA Lubrication, Expanding Its Global Leadership in Automatic Lubrication Systems

The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR), a world leader in engineered bearings and power transmission products, has reached an agreement to acquire BEKA Lubrication (BEKA), a leading global supplier of automatic lubrication systems, for approximately...

Senvion Enters into Non-Binding Exclusivity Agreement with Siemens Gamesa for the Sale of Selected Services and Onshore Assets in Europe

Senvion announced that it has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Siemens Gamesa to pursue negotiations for the sale of selected Services and Onshore assets in Europe. The agreement was approved unanimously by Senvion's creditors' committee....

Iberdrola Joins Global Wind Organisation

Wind energy leader Iberdrola has joined Global Wind Organisation, reinforcing the industry’s global effort to strive towards an injury-free working environment.  With several thousand employees worldwide, over 15GW of wind energy installed...

Siemens Gamesa Reinforces Offshore Foothold in Asia Pacific with Launch of Nacelle Assembly Facility in Taiwan

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy held a launch ceremony with local government authorities and wind industry partners in Taiwan for what will be the company’s first offshore nacelle assembly facility outside of Europe. Construction is due to begin...

ENGIE Greens Power Consumption of Smart Energy Decisions' Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum from Solomon Forks Wind Project

ENGIE North America will help the upcoming Smart Energy Decisions' Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum walk its own talk by offsetting the event's entire three days' worth of energy consumption from nonrenewable sources with Green-e eligible...

IntelStor Australia Wind Energy Project CapEx Benchmarking

The wind energy market in Australia has seen tremendous growth since 2016 when they only installed 122.8MW. The next 3 years will see significant capacity additions totaling nearly 8,000MW that has already been consented. This almost quadruples the...

Manitowoc Cranes on Display at MATEXPO 2019

Two of Manitowoc Cranes’ key Belgian distributors are presenting a range of its equipment at MATEXPO 2019, Belgium’s biggest trade fair for construction machinery, taking place in Kortrijk, Belgium between 11-15 September.  BLE (Belgian...

UL Releases August 2019 Wind Trends Bulletin

Monthly wind performance maps for August 2019 show deviations in the wind resource from average August conditions in every region of the world.   The monthly Wind Trends Bulletin is based on a custom combination of three...

Workforce and Employers Benefit as GWO Training Up 26% in First Half of 2019

Workers employed by or contracting with the world’s leading wind energy companies increasingly follow a single, global training standard.  New figures from Global Wind Organisation (GWO), a non-profit body owned by leading turbine...

World’s Largest Wind Turbine Blade Test Stand Built by Siemens Gamesa

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has begun construction of the world’s largest wind turbine blade test stand in Aalborg, Denmark. The site will be capable of performing full-scale tests on the next generations of SGRE rotor blades and is...

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