Wind Archive

2 Sep 2014

Crown Estate report urges offshore wind industry to use jack-up vessels for cost reduction

A new report from the Crown Estate has urged the offshore wind industry to use jack-up vessels to reduce turbine maintenance costs. CTBR – News
2 Sep 2014

Vestas wins 58MW wind turbine contract in Poland

Denmark-based Vestas has secured a contract from EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN) to deliver 29 of its V100-2MW turbines for a 58MW wind power project in Rzepin, Poland. CTBR – News
2 Sep 2014

Vestas secures 30MW wind turbine contract in Finland

Vestas has secured a contract to supply nine V126-3.3MW turbines for Ylivieska Pajukoski project in Finland. CTBR – News
1 Sep 2014

Wind Energy Economic Benefits Highlighted In AWEA Infographic

A new infographic from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) highlights US wind energy economic benefits ahead of Congress’ return. Highlighted on its Into The Wind blog, the graph shows how important wind power is in terms of the economy and
1 Sep 2014

Turbine installation completes at Global Tech I wind farm in Germany

Construction phase of the 400MW Global Tech I wind farm in the German North Sea has been completed with installation of 80 Areva 5MW turbines. CTBR – News
30 Aug 2014

Vattenfall, SWM complete installation of 80 turbines in offshore wind project DanTysk

Vattenfall and Stadtwerke Muenchen have successfully installed all 80 wind turbines in four months due to benign weather in the German North Sea. CTBR – News
28 Aug 2014

GE study finds wind power can improve electric grids resiliency

A new frequency response study from GE’s Energy Consulting business has identified that wind applications could substantially enhance electric grid resiliency when deployed with proper modern plant controls. CTBR – News
28 Aug 2014

CWind to support West of Duddon Sands offshore wind project

CWind has secured a £5.5m contract to provide crew and equipment transfer at the 389MW West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea. CTBR – News
27 Aug 2014

John Muir Trust challenges Scottish Government over Stronelairg wind farm approval

The John Muir Trust is seeking a judicial review of the Scottish Government’s decision to grant approval for the 242MW Stronelairg wind farm in the Monadhliath Mountains. CTBR – News
27 Aug 2014

US Ex-Im Bank lends $65m to Peru wind power projects

The Export-Import Bank of the US (Ex-Im Bank) has authorized a pair of direct loans, totaling about $ 65m, to two wind power projects in Peru, for which Siemens Energy will deliver turbines. CTBR – News