New News information at World Wind Technology New and updated information from News listed on www.windpower-international.com http://www.windpower-international.com/ en-us http://www.windpower-international.com/ New News information at World Wind Technology http://www.windpower-international.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Liebherr Group increases turnover to more than €11 billion http://www.windpower-international.com/news/newsliebherr-group-increases-turnover-to-more-than-11-billion-7858844 http://www.windpower-international.com/news/newsliebherr-group-increases-turnover-to-more-than-11-billion-7858844 by <br/> <br/> In 2019, the Liebherr Group completed another very successful business year with turnover of €11.750 million. This represents an increase of € 1.199 million or 11.4% compared with the previous year. Mon, 06 Apr 2020 10:31:00 GMT Wind Europe: Production of critical wind turbine components must continue – and will help cushion the blow of COVID-19 http://www.windpower-international.com/news/newsproduction-of-critical-wind-turbine-components-must-continue-and-will-help-cushion-the-blow-of-covid-191-7853487 http://www.windpower-international.com/news/newsproduction-of-critical-wind-turbine-components-must-continue-and-will-help-cushion-the-blow-of-covid-191-7853487 by <br/> <br/> Wind Europe says the COVID-19 crisis now has reaching impacts on the wind energy supply chain as European countries apply measures to contain the outbreak. Thu, 02 Apr 2020 10:31:00 GMT Heavy lift crane HLC 295000 reaches next milestone http://www.windpower-international.com/news/newsheavy-lift-crane-hlc-295000-reaches-next-milestone-7848953 http://www.windpower-international.com/news/newsheavy-lift-crane-hlc-295000-reaches-next-milestone-7848953 by <br/> <br/> Liebherr’s maritime manufacturing plant in Rostock has achieved the next milestone in their outstanding heavy lift project. Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:12:00 GMT ABB wins system contract for Japan’s first super-size wind turbine installation vessel http://www.windpower-international.com/news/newsabb-wins-system-contract-for-japans-first-super-size-wind-turbine-installation-vessel-7815345 http://www.windpower-international.com/news/newsabb-wins-system-contract-for-japans-first-super-size-wind-turbine-installation-vessel-7815345 by <br/> <br/> ABB’s advanced power systems chosen for the first self-elevating wind turbine installation vessel built in Japan will support nation’s fast-expanding offshore wind sector. Tue, 10 Mar 2020 09:40:00 GMT Newcastle integrity management business set to expand http://www.windpower-international.com/news/newsnewcastle-integrity-management-business-set-to-expand-7806509 http://www.windpower-international.com/news/newsnewcastle-integrity-management-business-set-to-expand-7806509 by <br/> <br/> One of the North East’s leading integrity management specialists is celebrating almost a decade in business with impressively doubling its turnover in the last 12 months following a series of contract wins coupled with a major office move, as it announces ambitious growth plans. Wed, 04 Mar 2020 09:04:00 GMT Jumbo Shipping secures contract with DEME Offshore on Hornsea Two offshore wind farm project http://www.windpower-international.com/news/newsjumbo-shipping-secures-contract-with-deme-offshore-on-hornsea-two-offshore-wind-farm-project-7804469 http://www.windpower-international.com/news/newsjumbo-shipping-secures-contract-with-deme-offshore-on-hornsea-two-offshore-wind-farm-project-7804469 by <br/> <br/> Jumbo has been awarded a contract to support DEME Offshore in its scope of work on Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. Jumbo’s scope of work in the project is the provision of transportation for 165 monopiles from Rostock to Eemshaven and 135 transition pieces from Aalborg to Eemshaven with a K3000 class vessel. Tue, 03 Mar 2020 10:54:00 GMT Hempel appoints Katarina Lindström as COO http://www.windpower-international.com/news/newshempel-appoints-katarina-lindstrm-as-coo-7799088 http://www.windpower-international.com/news/newshempel-appoints-katarina-lindstrm-as-coo-7799088 by <br/> <br/> Katarina Lindström will join Hempel as executive vice-president and chief operating officer from 1 August 2020 and will play a central role in delivering on the company’s ambition to double in size. Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:17:00 GMT A matter of time http://www.windpower-international.com/news/newsa-matter-of-time-7621870 http://www.windpower-international.com/news/newsa-matter-of-time-7621870 by <br/> <br/> <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/7621870/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>A pioneering inventor, former chief technology officer at Siemens Wind Power and current global offshore wind ambassador for GWEC, Henrik Stiesdal is one of the industry’s foremost leaders. Grace Allen talks to Stiesdal about his current projects, the need to expand the global reach of the wind industry, and why simplification and industrialisation is crucial for renewable energy technologies Mon, 27 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT Bigger is better http://www.windpower-international.com/news/newsbigger-is-better-7621924 http://www.windpower-international.com/news/newsbigger-is-better-7621924 by <br/> <br/> <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/7621924/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Turbine blades continue to increase to even greater sizes and testing them thoroughly is now a mammoth endeavour. Kerry Taylor-Smith discusses process, facilities and logistics with Dr Chong Ng, Hyunjoo Lee and Dr Peter Greaves of the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, who are undertaking the testing of GE Energy’s new Haliade-X 12MW nacelle and 107m-long blade. Mon, 27 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT Bight of the big apple http://www.windpower-international.com/news/newsbight-of-the-big-apple-7621825 http://www.windpower-international.com/news/newsbight-of-the-big-apple-7621825 by <br/> <br/> <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/7621825/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>The US offshore market has taken a while to get up to speed with Europe. A year on from our first investigation into New York State’s clean energy ambitions, Andrea Valentino talks to figures across the argument to learn how offshore wind could transform the energy mix – and who might lose out in the process. Mon, 27 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT