Wind Energy

Modular Wind Energy Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Huntington - Modular Wind Energy (www.modwind.com), a manufacturer of innovative rotor blades for large-size wind turbines, has achieved certification from Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) as an ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems compliant organization for the design, manufacture, installation, and service of wind turbine blades.

GDF inaugurates 33 MW wind farm in Brittany

The wind farm Landes de Couesmé is the first project in France in which ECO 110 turbines have been used. (Photo: Alstom)

Officially, GDF Suez launched their new 33 MW wind farm in Brittany at the end of November, though it has been on the grid since September. Landes de Couesmé consists of eleven Alstom turbines of type ECO 110 and is currently the largest wind farm in Brittany.

Natural Power perform Energy Yield Assessment in Northern Ireland

The UK technical team of international renewable energy consultancy Natural Power have delivered a comprehensive energy yield study on a proposed wind turbine project in Northern Ireland for Graham Bell. Natural Power has worked on multiple projects in Northern Ireland, and this project represents a continuation of the company’s involvement in the region.

Hyundai wins 40 MW wind turbine order

2 MW Hyundai Heavy Industries wind turbines in operation at Changjuk wind farm in Gangwon Province. (Photo: HHI)

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) won an order to supply 20 sets of 2 MW wind turbines from DaeMyoung GEC for Yeongam wind farm in South Korea.

Vestas wins order for 105 MW in Ukraine

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Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems A/S has been awarded a contract for a 105 MW wind project in Ukraine.

SAKANA will produce hubs for SIEMENS` 6 MW wind turbines

SAKANA will produce hubs for SIEMENS` 6 MW wind turbines

The cooperative Sakana, located in the region Navarra, will be the reference manufacturer of the hub and shaft castings of the new 6 MW wind turbines of SIEMENS for the period 2013-14, after the agreement reached in Hamburg between the representatives of both companies.

Gamesa agrees supply of 230 MW in India

Chennai / Zamudio - Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has reinforced its presence in India, having signed two agreements for the supply of a total of 230 MW: 130 MW to China Light & Power India (CLP India) and 100 MW to Greenko Wind Project.

Morocco gets 300 MW wind farm

Construction has started on a 300 MW wind farm in Morocco which will be one of the largest in Africa. The project developer of the Tarfaya wind farm is a consortium of Nareva Holding and GDF SUEZ. Mott MacDonald is providing technical advice to lenders during construction and operational phases.

Alstom will supply 34 wind turbines to its first wind power project in Mexico

Alstom has been awarded a contract with ENEL Green Power Mexico for the supply and commissioning of 34 wind turbines at the new Sureste I–Stage II power generation plant in the Tehuantepec Isthmus, Oaxaca, Mexico.

The project, awarded to ENEL by the Federal Electricity Commission under the “external energy producer” scheme, is the first wind power project in Mexico for Alstom.

Americas Cup Sailing points the way to floating wind turbine technology

An Americas Cup sailboat was the inspiration for the design of a new floating Ve

American Offshore Energy takes a page out of the Americas Cup sailboat design technology to build a high tech low cost floating Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT). The aerodynamic section of this VAWT is built with a combination of sailboat mast and bicycle wheel technology.

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