• 22.12.2014

    First commercial order for Vestas 8.0 MW turbine

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received the first commercial order for its V164-8.0 MW turbine from Danish developer Dong Energy. Vestas will deliver 32 turbines for the 258 MW Burbo Bank Extension project off the coast of Liverpool Bay in the UK. Blades will be produced at the re-opened facility on the Isle of Wight.

    read more
  • 19.12.2014

    Europe’s largest photovoltaic plant

    In French Cestas, Europe’s largest photovoltaic plant with a capacity of 300 MW is just being built. The construction company relies on highly modern tools.

    read more
  • 19.12.2014

    New system for remote wind farm operation

    The wind power experts Iberdrola and Gamesa launch a new system called “WindCORE + WindOne”, with which wind turbines by any manufacturer can be managed from afar.

    read more

  • 19.12.2014

    Feeling the noise

    By using longer blades and fine-tuning them into more aerodynamic shapes, manufacturers are squeezing more and more performance out of their wind turbines. But the background noise caused by stalling continues to grate on some people’s nerves. The phenomenon requires more than just a psychologist.

    read more
  • 19.12.2014

    USA imposes anti-dumping duties

    The U.S. Department of Commerce has imposed anti-dumping duties of more than 50% on solar products from China and 20% on products from Taiwan. The process was initiated by the American subsidiary of the German solar company SolarWorld AG.

    read more
  • 19.12.2014

    Wind in Vienna

    Nearly 400 people visited the 11th Austrian Wind Energy Symposium AWES 2014 on 3 and 4 December. The two-day event was hosted at Aula der Wissenschaften in the centre of Vienna.

    read more
  • 19.12.2014

    Vestas receives 310 MW order

    Vestas has received an order for 365 V52-850 kW turbines for the 310 MW Lake Turkana Wind Power Project in Kenya. The order is the largest in Vestas’ history in terms of number of wind turbines in a single project.

    read more

Pages