Wind Energy

Newport Industrial completes ring order

Newport Industrial Fabrication Inc. of Newport Maine recently completed and delivered an order for Hyundai Heavy Industries. The order included embedment plates and template rings for towers being installed as part of the 2MW Hyundai wind turbine "The Independence" being installed by Kingston Wind Independence in Kingston Massachusetts.

Sweden's biggest wind turbine is under construction in Gothenburg harbour

<b> Offshore wind turbine erected onshore: GE is putting up its first 4.1-113 turbine in Gothenburg harbour. </b><br><i>Graphic:</i><br><br>

The turbine of the type 4.1-113, which is actually designed as an offshore turbine, has a rating of 4.1 MW and is being erected onshore in Risholmsvägen.

Gamesa forms an executive committee within the board of directors

Madrid - Gamesa's Board of Directors agreed at a meeting today, following a previous report from the Appointment and Remuneration Committee, to create an Executive Committee to which it will delegate all Board of Directors faculties, with the exception of faculties that are non-delegable by law or the company's by-laws.

Gamesa sells two wind farms in france to Allianz

Zamudio / Madrid - Gamesa, a global technology leader in the wind energy industry, has sold two wind farms in France with combined installed capacity of 16 MW to Allianz Renewable Energy Partners IV Limited.

Siemens wins first wind energy order from Africa

Siemens Energy has entered into a contract with Nareva Holding for the supply of 44 wind turbines for the Haouma and Foum El Oued wind farms in Morocco. The company will supply and install a total of 100 MW for the two projects. Both wind farms are to go into operation in 2013 and will be maintained for a further five years by Siemens.

US cumulative installed wind farm capacity tops 46 GW

Fourth-quarter installations reached 3,444 MW, topping the first three quarters combined. General Electric (GE) held onto its position as the top supplier last year, delivering wind turbines with a capacity of 2,000 MW, followed by Vestas Wind Systems A/S with 1,768 MW and Siemens AG with 938.8 MW.

AWS Truepower Releases High-Resolution Wind Resource Maps and Data Online for Latin America

Albany, NY - 2012-AWS Truepower, LLC, an international leader in renewable energy consulting and information services, today released high-resolution wind maps and data for the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico and South America in order to support wind project development in these rapidly expanding renewable energy markets.

Nordisk Vindkraft expands in Norway

NV Nordisk Vindkraft AB has acquired a portfolio of wind power projects from the Norwegian developer HybridTech.

Moog supplies blade test system

Hub under construction. The size is showing the capacity of the facility. (Photo: Moog)

Moog Industrial Group has been awarded a contract to supply a test system to Narec (National Renewable Energy Centre) to evaluate and test wind turbine blades at their new 100 m blade testing facility in Blyth, UK. Opening this summer, the independent facility will be utilized by manufacturers of turbine blades to test prototype blade designs and manufacturing processes.