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GE Consortium to Build State-of-the-Art HVDC System for RWE Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

RWE has moved a step closer to the realization of its 1.4 gigawatt (GW) Sofia Offshore Wind Farm with the selection of the preferred suppliers for the project’s high voltage direct current (HVDC) electrical transmission system.  A...

CGN Wind Power Joins Global Wind Organisation

CGN Wind Power has joined Global Wind Organisation, accelerating the industry’s global effort to strive towards an injury free working environment.  With over thousands of employees in China, 14.32GW of wind energy...

Ørsted and TSMC Sign the World's Largest Renewables Corporate Power Purchase Agreement

Ørsted and Taiwan-based TSMC have signed a corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA). TSMC will offtake the full production from Ørsted's 920MW Greater Changhua 2b & 4 offshore wind farm, making it the largest-ever contract of its kind within...

Iberdrola Enters Texas Market, Offers Residents Affordable Wind Energy

Iberdrola Texas announced its entrance into the Texas marketplace, offering customers a more affordable, renewable energy option that’s 100% sourced within the state. Texas is the number one state for wind production in the U.S., and Iberdrola’s...

Optomec Offers ROI Assessment for Automated Turbine Blade Repair

Optomec -- a leading, privately-held global supplier of production-grade additive manufacturing solutions, announced a new tool that calculates the payback of automated laser cladding equipment for gas turbine maintenance and repair operations...

ALL Family of Companies Named a Load King Cranes Authorized Service Center

Load King, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Custom Truck One Source (Custom Truck), has named The ALL Family of Companies (ALL) an Authorized Service Center for Load King Cranes. The announcement is effective immediately. With...

Legal Power List 2020 Ranks the Top 100 Lawyers Powering Wind’s Global Expansion

The continued growth of storage, emergence of hydrogen and the impact of lower power prices despite the Covid-led economic crisis has forced wind leaders to look hard at their strategies. While many utilities, manufacturers and developers had...

American Wind Energy Association Testimony on Vineyard Wind Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Assessment

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) testified before the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) regarding the recently released draft supplemental environmental impact statement for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project. Below is...

Stony Brook to Develop Advanced Computational Tools to Design Efficient and Cost-Effective Offshore Wind Farms

The College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at Stony Brook University announced it has received an $1.1 million award from the National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium (NOWRDC). Fotis Sotiropoulos, Dean of the College of...

Vestas Extends Sulzer & Schmid's New Blade Inspection Technology Integrating DJI Drones to Service Asia-Pacific Region

Sulzer & Schmid, a Swiss company pioneering UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) technology for wind rotor blade inspections, announced that Vestas extends the use of its new DJI drone-based blade inspection technology to offer enhanced...

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