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Nordex USA secures 45.6 MW order from Exelon Wind

Nordex USA will supply 19 wind turbines to Exelon Wind for the next phase of the Beebe Community Wind Project in Gratiot County, Michigan. The first phase completed Dec 2012 and features 34 of Nordex’ N117/2400 turbines, the first major project worldwide to use the machines intended for light wind conditions. Today more than 260

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GL Garrad Hassan continues to help unlock new capital for offshore wind

With the support of technical due diligence advice from GL Garrad Hassan, Sumitomo Corporation and its subsidiary Sumitomo Corporation Europe last week agreed to invest significant amount of equity in two Belgian offshore projects. The Belwind 1 operational wind farm and Northwind project together account for 127 wind turbines and 381 MW of generating capacity

The project consists of 55 Vestas V100 wind turbines and marks the first wind project installation on Vancouver Island.

Eagle West finishes tough job on soft ground

Eagle West Wind Energy is providing construction services for the wind turbine offload, erection, electrical wiring, and mechanical completion, for the Cape Scott Wind Farm located at the Northern tip of Vancouver Island. The project consists of 55 Vestas V100 wind turbines and marks the first wind project installation on Vancouver Island. The first turbines

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GL RC contracted by AMSC for design assessment of offshore wind turbine

GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has been chosen by AMSC to conduct the A-Design Assessment of its 5.5MW full conversion offshore wind turbine (WT5000FC). The A-Design Assessment comprises a thorough evaluation of the turbine, ensuring that it meets the requirements of GL RC’s “Guideline for the Certification of Offshore Wind Turbines, Edition 2005,” which addresses


GL Group strengthens offshore wind leadership team

The GL Group has recently strengthened its offshore team with two appointments: David Robertson who takes on the role of Head of Practice for the UK Marine and Offshore Project Management Services and Elaine Greig who is the new UK Head of Offshore at GL Garrad Hassan. David Robertson’s career in renewables began after 13

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A climbable steel, 105m, tilt up met tower available in North America

Capital City Renewables (CCR) says it is the exclusive dealer and installer in North America for SME Wind, a European manufacturer of a line of lattice and tubular met towers ranging from 30 to 125-m tall for the wind-energy industry and that includes a steel lattice hub-height tilt-up tower. The Bulgarian-Romanian based company manufactures this


Super pan mixer halves wind farm foundation grouting times

Dedicated grouting contractor for the energy construction industry, FoundOcean, has been applying its 50 years of oil and gas experience to the offshore wind sector since 2003. Many wind farm foundations specify ultra-high strength (UHS) grout to form the solid connection between pile and transition piece, and as such, specialist mixing equipment is required. FoundOcean’s


Alstom to supply 34 wind turbines for project in Mexico

Alstom has been awarded a contract with ENEL Green Power Mexico for the supply and commissioning of 34 wind turbines at the new Sureste I–Stage II power generation plant in the Tehuantepec Isthmus, Oaxaca, Mexico. The Sureste I, Stage II wind farm, which will be fully operational at the end of 2014, will generate more


REpower completes installation of 325 MW offshore wind farm

Suzlon Group-subsidiary, REpower Systems, installed the last of the 48 total REpower 6M turbines in the Belgian offshore wind farm Thornton Bank. The customer for this project is the Belgian offshore project development company C-Power, which was set up by four Belgian investors and counts REpower customers RWE Innogy and EDF EN amongst its shareholders.

In 2012, the companies invested in the 235-MW Chisholm View wind project (above) in Oklahoma, and in the 200-MW Prairie Rose wind project in Minnesota.

GE providing capital and technology in the Heartland with Enel Green Power

GE providing capital and technology in the Heartland with Enel Green Power Providing capital and technology to farm the wind in America’s heartland with global renewable energy company Enel Green Power, GE (NYSE: GE) is investing common equity and supplying turbines for the 250-MW Buffalo Dunes Wind Project in Kansas. This transaction expands GE Energy