Offshore Wind Energy

GE Lands Wind Turbine Deal to Power Suncor Energy’s Largest Wind Energy Project with Its Advanced 1.6 Megawatt Technology

Montreal - GE (NYSE: GE) today announced an order from Suncor Energy for 55 of GE's advanced 1.6-megawatt wind turbines for one of the largest wind power projects in the province of Alberta, Canada. The Wintering Hills project is part of a new "crop" of wind farms being built across Canada with the help of GE's technical expertise and highly reliable wind turbine technologies.

LM Wind Power to deliver 61.5 meter blades for Phase II and III of Thornton Bank Offshore Wind Farm

LM Wind Power Blades will deliver its 61.5 meter blades for the 48 REpower 6M type wind turbines which will be installed as part of phase II and III of the Thornton Bank Offshore Wind Farm. The 144 LM 61.5P2 blades will be supplied from LM Wind Power's facility in Lunderskov, Denmark.

Southwest Windpower Acquires SunWind Solutions

Flagstaff - Southwest Windpower, the world's leading supplier of distributed wind generators, today announced the acquisition of SunWind Solutions, an advanced software developer for renewable energy systems. The acquisition supports Southwest Windpower's underlying ambition to make clean, affordable energy available to everyone.

Fugro Geos plays vital role in two offshore wind projects

Wallingford - Collection of meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) data plays a vital role at different phases of offshore wind farm projects ranging from early feasibility studies to engineering design and construction phases, as demonstrated by two recent contracts won by Fugro GEOS, for UK Round 2 and 3 projects.

Schaeffler Group Receives Goldwind “2010 Technical Cooperation Award”

Urumqi / Schweinfurt - The Schaeffler Group received the "2010 Technical Cooperation Award" at the 2nd Supplier Conference held by Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd. in January. Goldwind is one of the leading manufacturers of wind power equipment in China with substantial R&D activities and strong innovative ability.

Declining world wind power market for the first time in twenty years: capacity growth in 2010 lower than in 2009

Key data for the year 2010:

  • Wind power capacity installed worldwide at the end of 2010: 194.5 GW

  • The Asian share of the world turbine market in 2010: 53.3 %

  • 84.3 GW of wind power installed in EU at the end of 2010

juwi Creates Jobs and Enters New Markets

Brussels / Woerrstadt - Worldwide, the energy supply is at a turning point: towards renewable energies and a decentralization of the energy market. The juwi group (Germany), a specialist for renewable energy, leads the way. The juwi Wind GmbH (Limited Company under German Law), one of juwi`s business sectors, is expanding its international business with great strides.

840,000 pension savers to become co-owners of Denmark`s largest offshore wind farm

Anholt offshore wind farm now has 840.000 Danish pension savers' as new co-owners. The pension funds PensionDanmark and PKA have today acquired half of the offshore wind farm from DONG Energy for app. 6 billion DKK.

ExxonMobil Protects Wind Turbines with Advanced Lubricants

  • Mobilgear SHC XMP 320 helps reduce maintenance costs for wind energy industry

  • Formulated to deliver exceptional protection for key components under extreme conditions

  • Selected as the initial-fill oil for majority of world's top wind turbine builders