Wind Energy

First private offshore wind farm in the US moving forward

Dominion Energy Virgina is planning the mid-Atlantic’s first offshore wind project. DONG Energy will help the electic utility company as part of an agreement and strategic partnership. Engineering and development will start immediately.

11.07.2017

Wood Group provides control solution for EDF EN Mexico

EDF EN Mexico's La Mata y La Ventosa wind farm (Photo: EDF EN)

Wood Group’s clean energy business, previously known as SgurrEnergy, has announced that the company provides a control solution for EDF EN Mexico's La Mata y La Ventosa wind farm. It is designed to improve the performance of the wind turbines located in Oaxaca, Mexico.

04.07.2017

DONG Energy inaugurates its Gode Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind farms

WIth an installed capacity of 582 MW the two offshore wind parks Gode Wind 1 and 2 are expected to produce enough power do supply 600,000 german households with clean Energy. (Photo: DONG Energy)

DONG Energy has celebrated the inauguration of the Gode Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind farms at the Danish Embassy in Berlin. With 97 wind turbines and a total capacity of 582 MW, the two offshore wind farms generate enough power to supply approx 600,000 households in Germany annually.

28.06.2017

ABB’s microgrid to power Aruba

A popular tourism destination, Aruba has a peak demand of 134 megawatts currently met by a mix of thermal, wind and solar photovoltaic generation. (Photo: ABB)

The island of Aruba plans to cover half its annual energy need using renewable energy sources and the other half using alternative fuels by 2020. To achieve this goal, they trust on an advanced microgrid solution, provided by ABB. The system will will help WEB Aruba, the islands main power utility, integrate solar and wind energy, forecast and plan better and optimize operations in real-time.

28.06.2017

Vestas upgrades 3 MW platform to 4 MW

The new Vestas V150-4.0/4.2 MW is the highest yield low wind onshore turbine  (Photo: Vestas)

With three new product variants Vestas has upgraded the 3 MW platform to a 4 MW platform, offering double-digit growth in annual energy production (AEP) across all wind classes.

22.06.2017

MHI Vestas launched the world's most powerful wind turbine

The launch of the V164-9.5 MW turbine showcases the proven V164 platform with increased energy output from minimal design changes. (Photo: MHI Vestas)

MHI Vestas launched the V164-9.5 MW wind turbine, signaling the company’s drive to lower the cost of energy for offshore wind.

13.06.2017

Inspection work of 8.2 Consulting AG framed by ISO 17020

8.2 Consulting AG has announced that the inspection portfolio regarding wind turbine generators and conformity checks along grid connection certification activities have been accredited as inspection body by DAkkS (German Accreditation Body) according to DIN ISO/IEC 17020.

12.06.2017

Ingeteam Service continues its international expansion

In Bulgaria, Ingeteam is present in the wind power market, and is responsible for the maintenance of three wind farms. (Photo: Ingeteam)

Ingeteam has announced the opening of a new subsidiary in Honduras and of another one in Bulgaria. The global presence of the company thereby increases to a total of 22 countries, according to Ingeteam.

12.06.2017

Governments and businesses join forces for significant offshore wind volumes

European energy ministers reaffirmed their commitment to advance offshore wind energy use. (Photo: Offshore Wind Energy)

The governments of leading offshore wind markets, Germany, Belgium and Denmark, together with industry captains signed a Joint Statement to further the deployment of offshore wind energy in Europe.

07.06.2017

Drafting new offshore wind technical standards in China

World Bank selects a consortium to support offshore wind technical standards in China. (Photo: DNV GL)

DNV GL is the only foreign owned company engaged by the Chinese government in the developing of new offshore wind technical standards.

02.06.2017

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