Wind Energy

Scottish and Southern Energy plc - First electricity generation at clyde wind farm

The first turbine at the Clyde onshore wind farm being constructed in South Lanarkshire by SSE (Scottish and Southern Energy plc) has now been energised and exported electricity to the national grid for the first time.

Launch of WindHelm Portfolio Manager for North America

Anaheim, Calif. - Obtaining a complete picture of their projects and portfolios is essential for owners and operators of North American wind farms. Launching at AWEA Windpower in May, GL Garrad Hassan' new software tool: WindHelm Portfolio Manager works to help improve project efficiency whilst reducing wind farm operational costs.

Growing support for 2030 EU energy and climate targets

The European Parliament's influential Industry Committee (ITRE) voted last night to call on the European Commission to "analyse and if appropriate to increase the legally binding renewable energy target beyond".

This is the latest signal that European Union policy makers are seriously considering extending renewable energy targets beyond 2020.

GE Energy`s 2.5 Megawatt Wind Turbine Technology Will Power New Wind Farm in Northwestern Poland

Schenectady - GE (NYSE: GE) today announced it will supply its 2.5-megawatt (MW) wind turbine technology to power the Żeńsko wind farm, a new facility being developed in northwestern Poland, as the country expands the production of renewable energy to reduce its dependence on coal-generated electricity.

Alstom Announces Commercial Operation of First North America Wind Farms

Alstom, a global leader in the supply of equipment and services for power generation, today announced the start of commercial operation of the Adams and Danielson wind farms in Meeker Country, Minnesota (United States). The projects, which are the result of a contract worth approximately $60 million, began commercial operation on March 9 2011.

PNE WIND AG restructures its Board of Directors

Cuxhaven - The wind farm developer, PNE WIND AG (ISIN DE000A0JBPG2), announces changes in its Board of Directors. Concluding a successful business phase Bernd Paulsen, previously responsible for operations (COO), will leave the company on 31st March 2011, having taken on new challenges with a stronger focus on the technical area.

juwi Leads the Way to an Energy Transition With Great Strides

  • Renewable energy specialist creates approx. 500 jobs in 2011

  • For the first time, the turnover exceeds one billion Euro

LM Wind Power Service & Logistics acquires leading US field services provider, Encore Power Services

At the AWEA O&M Project Performance and Reliability conference, held on 12 January 2011 global service partner for advanced blade services, LM Wind Power Service & Logistics announced that they have acquired Encore Power Services (EPS), a leading provider of field services and component repair for wind turbine generators in North America.

DED incentives help Danish manufacturing company to create 50 new jobs in Moberly

Morberly - The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) announced today that Vest-Fiber, a supplier of fiberglass products and services primarily to the wind turbine industry headquartered in Denmark, has chosen Moberly to be the location of a new manufacturing facility. The company's capital investment of $2 million will create 50 new local jobs.