The new Siemens diagnostics center in Brande, Denmark

Siemens opens new remote diagnostics center for wind turbines in Denmark

Siemens officially opened the company’s new remote diagnostics center for wind turbines, located at the company’s global headquarters for wind service in Brande, Denmark. The facility offers some of the most advanced wind turbine remote diagnostic and monitoring capabilities in the world and has been designed to accommodate the continued and rapid growth of Siemens

In August, the turbine installed off Arinaga Quay (Canary Islands) generated 3,136 MWh, enough power to supply over 10,800 Spanish households, says Gamesa.

Gamesa’s G128-5.0 MW offshore turbine beats the Spanish monthly output record with a load factor of 85.4%

Gamesa’s G128-5.0 MW offshore turbine, installed off Arinaga Quay (Gran Canary Island), generated more power in August (3,136 MWh) than any other Spanish turbine has ever generated in a month. This milestone was possible thanks to the tremendous reliability of this model, capable of withstanding the regional trade winds typical at this time of the

The signing ceremony was held at the Sofitel Metropole Hanoi with the participation of Claire A. Pierangelo, Acting Deputy Chief of the Mission of the US Embassy in Vietnam, Hoang Trong Hai, Chairman of Dak Lak People Committee, Pham Trong Thuc, Director of the Renewable Energy Department under MoIT, John G. Rice, Vice Chairman of GE and President & CEO of GE Global Growth and Operations, and other GE and HBRE executives.

HBRE selects GE turbines for Vietnam’s Tay Nguyen wind farm

GE and HBRE Wind Power Company Ltd. (HBRE) have recently signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in developing the Tay Nguyen wind farm in Dak Lak province, located in the central highlands of Vietnam. The agreement between GE and HBRE on the Tay Nguyen wind power project will utilize GE technology in a joint

Scenes like this could become common if the U.S. is to take advantage of its abundant offshore wind.

U.S. has resources to support more than 54 GW of offshore wind, says NOWEGIS study

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-funded National Offshore Wind Energy Grid Interconnection Study – led by ABB, AWS Truepower, Duke Energy, DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory and University of Pittsburgh – concludes three-year investigation with positive outlooks for US-based offshore wind potential by 2030. The US Department of Energy (DOE)-funded “National Offshore Wind Energy Grid Interconnection

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PGE Energia Natury PEW selects GE turbines for Polish wind farm

Helping to modernize the Polish power infrastructure and reinforcing its commitment to the country’s energy sector, GE announced that it will provide PGE Energia Natury PEW with 16 2.5-100 wind turbines to power its new Karwice Wind Farm located 15 kilometers from Darłowo, Poland. The turbines have the capacity to produce a total power output


Nareva selects GE turbines for 100 MW wind farm in Morocco

GE announced it will supply 56 1.7-100 wind turbines for its first wind farm in North Africa developed by Energie Eolienne du Maroc (EEM), a leading developer of wind projects and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nareva Holding. The 100 MW wind farm will be located near Akhfennir in southern Morocco. GE’s 1.7-100 wind turbines will


New DNV GL guidelines to ensure safe connection of offshore wind to the transmission grid using high voltage DC

DNV GL has together with the Swedish Transmission Research Institute (STRI) and ten industry players developed a methodology for technology qualification of offshore High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) technologies through a joint industry project. As offshore wind farms are being built farther from the coast and more offshore oil and gas installations are powered from

The awarded contract includes seven SWT-3.0-101 wind turbines and a 20-year service and maintenance agreement.

Siemens D3 wind turbines ordered for onshore project in France

Siemens Energy has been awarded a contract from Theolia, a French independent power producer, for the delivery, installation and commissioning of seven D3 platform direct-drive wind turbines for an onshore wind power plant in Haute Borne in the Somme region in northern France. When completed, it will have a total power rating of 21 megawatts.

GL Guide to Offshore UK Wind O&M

UK a global offshore, wind-power market leader, with significant growth expected thru 2020, says GlobalData

Supported by aggressive renewable targets, policy backing, and a shift towards a greener climate, the UK propelled itself to the head of the global offshore wind power market in 2013, boasting a cumulative installed capacity share of around 52%, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report* says the UK’s cumulative offshore

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Wind work around North America

The U.S. Department of the Interior has begun auctioning the leasing rights to large areas off the coast of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Jersey for commercial offshore wind energy development. Hundreds of thousands of acres have already been auctioned off to developers. Large companies including the likes of Wal-Mart and Google have called for