Wind Energy

E.ON builds new 57‑MW wind park in Italy

Start of construction of Morcone project. (Photo: E.ON)

E.ON has begun construction of a new onshore wind farm in Italy. Nineteen turbines of the three-megawatt class from the Danish manufacturer Vestas will provide clean energy in the future. The wind farm was the largest project awarded by the Italian government at an auction in 2016.

19.02.2018

Exclusive delivery contract for Hornsea Project Two

Siemens Gamesa will not only deliver the wind turbines for Hornsea Project Two but also provide Service. (Photo: Siemens Gamesa)

Siemens Gamesa has been awarded a contract for the delivery and service of turbines with a combinded capayity of 1,386 MW. The project is being developed by the Danish energy group Ørsted in British waters.

14.02.2018

Wind Power Capacity Worldwide reaches 539 GW

According to preliminary statistics published by WWEA, the overall capacity of all wind turbines installed worldwide by the end of 2017 reached 539.291 MW. This means with an additional capacity of 52.552 MW, 2017 there has been slightly more installation activity then the year before.

12.02.2018

PNE WIND proceeds with the construction of its new 200 MW Portfolio

PNE WIND AG has successfully completed construction of the “Kührstedt/Alfstedt” wind farm in Lower Saxony. The turbines have a combined capacity of 43.2MW and are feeding electricity to the grids since the end of 2017.

01.02.2018

Newcomer RanaWorks brings fresh ideas to the North Sea energy market

RanaWorks introduces an innovative concept to the North Sea offshore wind market (photo: RanaWorks)

Newly formed RanaWorks B.V. introduces an innovative concept to the market of inspection, repair and maintenance in the North Sea offshore wind market. The concept evolves around the seamless integration of subsea and above waterline services in order to achieve the best value for money without compromising safety and quality.

23.01.2018

Energy4All been voted on the board of REScoop.eu

REScoop representatives meeting in Eifel last year (photo: Energy4All)

REScoop.eu is the European federation of groups and cooperatives of citizens for renewable energy. It is a growing network of 1,500 European REScoops and their 1,000,000 citizens.

10.01.2018

Siemens Gamesa to supply 8 MW direct-drive offshore turbine to 500 MW project in France

Siemens Gamesa will supply the new 8 MW direct-drive offshore turbine to a 500 MW project in France (photo: Siemens Gamesa)

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will supply 62 units of its new 8 MW offshore wind turbine, the SG 8.0-167 DD, to the 500 MW Saint Brieuc project off the coasts of Brittany. The ordered direct drive wind turbine will replace Adwen’s AD 8-180 model after Siemens Gamesa has decided to focus on offshore direct drive platform.

10.01.2018

Siemens Gamesa signs contract for onshore wind projects in southern Italy

59 MW onshore wind for southern Italy will be provided by 23 turbines from Siemens Gamesa. (Photo: SGRE)

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received orders for two new onshore wind projects in the Basilicata Region in the south of Italy. The company is set to deliver 13 SWT-3.0-113 direct-drive units to European Energy’s 39 MW project in Tolve and 10 G97-2.0 MW turbines to a further 20 MW project near Capoiazzo.

03.01.2018

Baltic wind farm "Vikings" feeds into the grid

"Wikinger" started feeding into the greed (Photo: Adwen)

The offshore wind farm "Vikings" has for the first time fed electricity into the grid. After installation and interim commissioning of the last of 70 Adewen turbines, this is the next important milestone achieved. The wind farm "Vikings" is Iberdrola’s first offshore wind farm in Germany. The company has invested 1.4 billion euros in the project.

02.01.2018

Autumn blues in Amsterdam

The autumnal weather in Amsterdam seemed to transfer across onto the mood at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre. (Photo: Katharina Garus)

This year the WindEurope invitation to the annual sector gathering was to Amsterdam. Exhibitor and visitor numbers have been better in the past, though, and the mood too.

14.12.2017

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