Wind Energy

New name for wind measurement expert Ammonit: Ammonit Measurement GmbH

Berlin - In order to increase its visibility on the global market and respond to its international clientele, the German wind measurement expert Ammonit is now operating with an English company name: Ammonit Measurement GmbH. The name change has been effective since 14 June 2011.

Seeking Industry Partners - Wind Energy Research Center

The University of Massachusetts (Amherst and Lowell) and the University of Texas (Dallas) are seeking industry partners to become members of a proposed National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (NSF I/UCRC) dedicated to wind energy research.  The center will bring together university and industry resea

Gamesa and iberdrola jointly resolve to end their strategic agreement for developing wind farms

Bilbao / Madrid - Gamesa and Iberdrola today each gave official notice to Spain's National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) that they have agreed to unwind their strategic alliance in wind farm development due to the global economic downturn, which has substantially changed market conditions, and the companies' respective strategies.


As part of a wind farm of three units, ACSA delivered its third A27-225kW wind turbine to its Italian customer. The project is part of a complex installation to upgrade and maintain a very weak grid at the same time. The first unit has been installed and is running successfully, and number two and three will be installed as soon as all site preparations are finalized.

Gamesa expands its position within the Chinese market delivering 200 MW to Huadian

Madrid - Gamesa, a global technology leader in the wind energy industry, today signed an agreement to supply 200 MW to Huadian New Energy Development Company, which calls for the supply and installation of G90-2.0 MW wind turbines between 2011 and 2012 in China's northern Inner Mongolia province.

German customer Ostwind signed 1000th MW of the V112-3.0 MW

As earlier announced through Vestas Group globally, the V112-3.0 MW turbine has now won over 1,000 MW of firm and unconditional orders since it was released for sale about one year ago, ref. company announcement No. 39/2011 of 6 October 2011.

REpower to supply 23 turbines to Burgundy

The turbines are to be installed in two wind farm projects in the French Burgundy region. 15 turbines of the MM92 type are destined for the wind farm La Bretelle, 8 turbines of the same series are to be erected in the project Echalot. The wind farms will generate a total output of more than 47 MW.

Siemens increases stake in Marine Current Turbines

British tidal energy company, Marine Current Turbines Ltd, today announces that Siemens is increasing its share in the company to 45%.

Nordex lowers turnover and earnings targets

Therefore, the turnover and earnings targets for 2011 have been lowered. For 2012, however, the company expects profitable growth. According to Nordex, the sovereign debt crisis in Europe and rising capital requirements imposed on commercial banks have made financing of wind farm projects more difficult.

Ensearch launches Bladezil Wind Blade Cleaner

Leading manufacturer of environmentally friendly cleaning products Ensearch has introduced a specially formulated cleaner for wind turbine blades, the Bladezil Wind Turbine Cleaner.