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

ENERCON unveils new 3-MW turbine series for the Canadian market

ENERCON Canada on the occasion of the Annual Conference and Exhibition of the Canadian Wind Energy Association introduced to the Canadian market two new turbine models as part of its 3-MW platform (EP3). The E-126 EP3 and E-138 EP3 are designed for sites with moderate and low winds respectively and are scheduled to go into production

Senvion extends modularity of its 3.XM turbines in North America

Senvion, a global manufacturer of wind turbines, announces the inclusion of the Senvion 3.7M144 into its North American product portfolio. The 3.7M144 is based on existing, proven technology and extends the modularity of its 3-MW (3.XM) platform in North America to four different nominal capacities with three different rotor diameters and a suitability for low

MidAmerican Energy to retrofit GE turbines and bring wind cost savings to Iowa

MidAmerican Energy Company is set to upgrade hundreds of its older wind turbines, bringing additional wind energy and cost savings to Iowa customers. The equipment upgrades will move MidAmerican Energy closer to its vision of providing renewable energy equal to 100% of its customers’ annual energy use. MidAmerican Energy recently received approval from the Iowa

Sandia snags five awards at 2017 Federal Laboratory Consortium, including one for 3D printing of sub-scale turbine blades

Sandia National Laboratories won a total of five awards from the 2017 Federal Laboratory Consortium for its work to develop and commercialize innovative technologies. The annual FLC awards program recognizes federal laboratories and their industry partners for outstanding technology transfer achievements. The consortium’s Mid-Continent and Far West regions recognized a few of Sandia’s advancements including

eTa Blades and Nabla Wind Power launch WindGainHub

WindGainHub is conceived to be OEM independent providing unique equipment and tools which are compatible, dedicated and tailored for each asset.