Goldwind unveils GW4S wind turbine for international markets

Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd, has released its GW4S smart wind turbine. The product maintains Goldwind’s Permanent Magnet Direct Drive (PMDD) turbine technology, and is a direct evolution of the existing 3S platform – a turbine series that has industry-leading availability and performance. Goldwind’s 4S Permanent Magnet Direct-Drive (PMDD) wind turbine capitalizes on

Proposal for turbines in 30 m/s winds

Wilson’s proposal (for turbines in high winds) has been accepted for publication: Distributed energy via high-efficiency ceramic gas turbines fueled by 25-MW wind turbines in the “Roaring Forties”, Journal of Energy Challenges and Mechanics, volume 4, pages 11-15

AMSC to supply electrical control systems for new Doosan wind turbine

AMSC, a global energy solutions provider serving wind and power grid industry leaders, announced that it entered into an agreement for a 5.5-MW offshore wind turbine design with South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (Doosan). Under the agreement, AMSC is the exclusive supplier of electrical control systems (ECS) for Doosan’s 5.5-MW offshore wind turbine,

Vestas receives first order for V136-3.45 MW turbines in the U.S.

  Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the U.S. for 136 MW of turbines including both the 2 and 4-MW platforms. The order marks the introduction of the V136-3.45 MW wind turbine in the United States, which is particularly well suited for the many mid- and low-wind sites across the country. The

GustoMSC launches solution for offshore turbine installation

In 2008, the European Offshore Wind market had a desperate need for new installation equipment as the older civil construction jack-ups were much too small. Since history seems to repeat itself in the emerging U.S. offshore wind market, GustoMSC introduced specific U.S. jack-up designs earlier this year. Now this reputable design & engineering company complements

Siemens Gamesa awarded Popular Science’s ‘Best of What’s New’ Award in engineering

Siemens Gamesa was announced as a winner of the 2017 Popular Science ‘Best of What’s New’ Award in the Engineering category for its contribution to the Hywind Scotland project, operated by Statoil, located 25 kilometers off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire. The project features five SWT-6.0-154 wind turbines built on floating foundations. Each year beginning in

Vestas intros V120-2.0/2.2-MW wind turbine to China

In response to customer demand for a turbine for low and ultra-low wind conditions, Vestas officially introduced the V120-2.0/2.2 MW turbine to the Chinese market, as a build-up to China Wind Power 2017, the annual trade fair in China’s wind power industry. “Projects in China are increasingly moving to low and ultra-low wind areas in

Titan 200 shows another viable offshore foundation

Developers say there are numerous factors which show the Titan Wind Turbine Platform superior to other foundations for offshore wind turbines in water depths over 50 feet.

Nordex Group launches 140-m rotor option for AW3000 turbine

The Nordex Group has launched a new 140-meter rotor option for its AW3000 wind turbine platform that delivers lower cost of energy for lighter-wind sites. The AW140/3000 boasts one of the highest capacity factors in its class and is the latest addition to the proven AW3000 platform. The design of the AW140/3000 is optimized for

Siemens Gamesa inaugurates new wind-turbine blade plant in Morocco

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has officially inaugurated its new wind-turbine blade factory in Tangier (Morocco), an event chaired by Morocco’s Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy, Moulay Hafid El Alamy, and Markus Tacke, CEO of Siemens Gamesa. The first blade plant of a wind-turbine manufacturer in Africa and the Middle East offers