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PREP Wind Farm generating power for Pantex

The Texas Panhandle has some of the world’s best winds for creating renewable energy, and the wind farm at the Pantex Plant is taking advantage of those winds — generating up to 60% of the energy needs of the plant in an inaugural program, mandated by the White House. In 2013, construction on the one-of-a-kind wind

Gamesa secures several wind orders for the supply of 198 MW in India

Gamesa, a global technology provider in wind energy, continues to consolidate its leadership position in the Indian wind-power market, emerging as the number one OEM for the third year running in 2015. Now the company has four new orders for the supply of 198 MW in total. The first contract encompasses the supply of 50 G114-2.0 MW

Siemens receives order for 102 turbines for offshore wind-power plant

Siemens has received a major order for its offshore wind-power business: the company is to supply, install, and commission 102 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 7 MW and a rotor diameter of 154 meters, for the East Anglia ONE project. The customer is ScottishPower Renewables, a subsidiary of Iberdrola S.A. The 714-MW wind-power

Siemens wins order for offshore wind-power plant in the German Baltic Sea

Siemens has received an order for the supply, installation, and commissioning of 60 direct-drive offshore wind turbines, each with a capacity of 6 MW. The customer for the project is a consortium between the German power provider E.ON based in Essen, and the Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil headquartered in Stavanger. When the project

Nordex connects two new U.S. wind projects to the grid

At the beginning of the year, two new projects with Nordex turbines started operation in the United States: “Thunder Spirit” in North Dakota with 43 N100/2500 turbines and “Fair Wind” in Maryland with 12 WTGs of the same type. Prior to these projects, the American administration approved the extension of the Production Tax Credit (PTC)

Vestas partners with Inspectools for drone inspection work in North America

InspecTools, Inc. announced a strategic partnership with wind energy industry leader Vestas. Vestas has selected InspecTools’ drone inspection systems for wind turbine blades for inclusion in their BladeCare service package in North America, and the companies will work together to deploy this novel inspection method. Vestas is the global provider in wind turbine manufacturing and

Mainstream Renewable Power signs 300-MW Chile turbine supply agreement with Senvion

Global wind and solar company, Mainstream Renewable Power, has concluded a contract with Senvion, a global manufacturer of wind turbines, for the supply and installation of 93 wind turbines for two wind farm projects in Chile. The Sarco and Aurora wind farms are owned by Aela Energia, the joint venture between Actis (60%) and Mainstream

Seacat Services supports DONG Energy’s construction of the Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm

As offshore wind developers begin construction on current projects in the UK, there is a strong demand for experienced and highly capable supporting contractors equipped to facilitate the installation of new, increasingly sophisticated, sites. Seacat Services, an offshore energy support vessel operator, signed a two-year, four-workboat crew transfer deal to support DONG Energy’s construction operations

Gamesa to build a 40-MW wind farm for ReNew Power

Gamesa, a global technology provider of wind energy, has secured a new order from ReNew Power, one of India’s leading independent power producers (IPP), for the EPC construction of a 40-MW wind farm located in Ron, in the state of Karnataka. The agreement signed with ReNew Power encompasses the installation of 20 G97-2.0 MW class S turbines.