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June 2020

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Vestas and Max Bögl Wind AG are joining forces to lead the energy transition in Germany and Austria to success
17 June 2020 In cooperation with Max Bögl Wind AG, Vestas is expanding...

University develops life-saving virtual reality game
17 June 2020 A university-developed virtual reality (VR) game could help save the lives...

Leosphere, a Vaisala company, launches wind industry’s longest-range turbine-mounted lidar with WindCube Nacelle
02 June 2020 By measuring greater distances to develop a broader wind profile,...

May 2020

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14MW 111m TC1B rotor blade design available
28 May 2020 aerodyn Energiesysteme GmbH developed for the upcoming 11MW to 15MW...

WindEnergy Hamburg to take place from 1–4 December 2020
07 May 2020 WindEnergy Hamburg, the global on and offshore wind event, has been...

Global Renewables Shipbrokers bolsters its service portfolio with corporate finance
05 May 2020 As worldwide leading consultancy and specialist shipbroker for...

The world’s wind turbines are registering more than 400 billion individual data points every year
01 May 2020 Research from Greenbyte AB puts a figure on ‘big data’ in the wind...

April 2020

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Deutsche WindGuard Wind Tunnel Services increases service scope, reduces measurement uncertainty
28 April 2020 Quality improvements and new certifications in all four calibration...

SATCOM during Covid
22 April 2020 Broadcasting, emergency response, disaster recovery, mobile banking,...

Ingeteam launches its new-generation wind power converters developed for high power DFIG application
22 April 2020 Ingeteam, a global technology Group specialised in electric power...

Scana Offshore secured prestigious offshore wind contract
17 April 2020 Kvaerner ASA has awarded Incus-owned Scana Offshore AS a contract for...

Liebherr Group increases turnover to more than €11 billion
06 April 2020 In 2019, the Liebherr Group completed another very successful business...

Wind Europe: Production of critical wind turbine components must continue – and will help cushion the blow of COVID-19
02 April 2020 Wind Europe says the COVID-19 crisis now has reaching impacts on the...

March 2020

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Heavy lift crane HLC 295000 reaches next milestone
31 March 2020 Liebherr’s maritime manufacturing plant in Rostock has achieved the...

ABB wins system contract for Japan’s first super-size wind turbine installation vessel
10 March 2020 ABB’s advanced power systems chosen for the first self-elevating wind...

Newcastle integrity management business set to expand
04 March 2020 One of the North East’s leading integrity management specialists...

Jumbo Shipping secures contract with DEME Offshore on Hornsea Two offshore wind farm project
03 March 2020 Jumbo has been awarded a contract to support DEME Offshore in its scope...

February 2020

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Hempel appoints Katarina Lindström as COO
28 February 2020 Katarina Lindström will join Hempel as executive vice-president and...

January 2020

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A matter of time
27 January 2020 A pioneering inventor, former chief technology officer at Siemens Wind...

Bigger is better
27 January 2020 Turbine blades continue to increase to even greater sizes and testing...

Bight of the big apple
27 January 2020 The US offshore market has taken a while to get up to speed with Europe....

BayWa r.e. completes and sells Austrian wind farm at 1,400m
15 January 2020 BayWa r.e. is announcing the successful completion of a new wind farm in...

December 2019

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EOS Wind France deploys the iSpin technology on all its Senvion wind turbine fleet
17 December 2019

Fourth WindEnergy trend:index Publishes Wind Industry’s Mood Barometer
13 December 2019 Germany Gets Poor Ratings As Wind Energy Nation

Compact Drying Solutions with DUAL Dryer
11 December 2019 One of the greatest problems experienced by workforces is wet, sweaty or...

COP25: Renewable Energy Ambition in NDCs must Double by 2030
06 December 2019 New IRENA report calls on policy makers to enhance NDCs through...

TÜV SÜD assesses new 254MW wind energy project on behalf of DekaBank in Sweden.
05 December 2019 TÜV SÜD has assessed the technical basis of a large-scale wind-energy...

Covestro goes for green electricity
04 December 2019 Long-term agreement signed with supplier Ørsted. Signal effect for...

Aquarius Marine Coatings launches award-winning anti-foul solution in offshore energy sector
04 December 2019 Long-term, non-toxic solution protects wind and wave power...

BayWa secures construction and sale of 14.4MW wind farm in Sweden
03 December 2019 Global renewable energy developer, service provider and distributor,...

November 2019

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WindEnergy Hamburg: the global on & offshore event
29 November 2019 New concept for the world’s leading wind industry gathering

Bronto Skylift’s Board of Directors has appointed a new managing director
26 November 2019 Harry Clayhills will step down on 2 December 2019 and his successor will...

ENGIE Fabricom Secures Major Contracts in Offshore Wind
25 November 2019 One of the UK’s largest engineering and construction companies takes a...

JEC Asia 2019
07 November 2019 The annual composite materials must-attend show to open in six days,...

October 2019

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Peikko to extend relationship with Riga Technical University
22 October 2019 Peikko, a Finnish floor supplier, has signed a memorandum of...

Z-bridge B.V. announces the development of the ”Bring-to-Work” system, a lightweight and cost-efficient Offshore Access System.
16 October 2019 Z-bridge B.V. announced today that first phase of the Bring-to-Work...

Dogger Bank Wind Farms to use new Haliade-X turbines
09 October 2019 GE Renewable Energy will supply turbines to Dogger Bank Wind Farms, a...

September 2019

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Sulzer Schmid and NNAISENSE join forces to develop wind industry’s most advanced AI engine for automated blade damage detection
04 September 2019 Sulzer Schmid, a Swiss company pioneering UAV technology for rotor...

August 2019

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Liebherr celebrates the inauguration of the new TCC 78000
28 August 2019 During a ceremony, Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock GmbH officially inaugurated...

CIMC Raffles Yantai ordered Liebherr Board Offshore Crane for oil and gas activity in Africa
23 August 2019 Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock GmbH together with CIMC Raffles signed a...

TÜV SÜD to certify new Nordex Delta4000 N149/5.X and N163/5.X turbines
16 August 2019 Nordex has commissioned TÜV SÜD to carry out type certification...

ENERCON becomes GWEC board level member
15 August 2019 Wind turbine supplier ENERCON is now a board level member at the Global...

Wind Farm in Clocaenog finished
14 August 2019 With the first of the deliveries taking place at the beginning of...

Advancing professionalism in harnessing wind energy
02 August 2019 TÜV SÜD is showcasing new services at Husum Wind 2019 to demonstrate...

Pioneer of wind Steve Sawyer dies
01 August 2019 Steve Sawyer, a founder of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and...

July 2019

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Ørsted to build offshore wind farm for New Jersey
25 July 2019 Danish company Ørsted has been selected to develop the first...

£100 million fund for UK offshore supply chain
25 July 2019 The UK’s Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) has launched a programme...

Danske Commodities buys floating wind power
25 July 2019 Danske Commodities, an energy trading company owned by Equinor, has signed...

Survitec inks deal for global distribution rights to pioneering evacuator system
23 July 2019 Survitec has signed a partnership agreement with...

ENGIE Fabricom Upgrades its Largest Facilities
04 July 2019 One of the UK’s leading engineering and construction companies –...

El Hamra project completion - Jumbo successfully installs another mooring system in Egypt!
04 July 2019 The Fairplayer and her team have successfully completed the...

June 2019

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Combining compact design and high lifting capacities
25 June 2019 Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock GmbH signed a contract to deliver an RL 2650,...

Nabla Wind Power and ROMO Wind AG collaboration to boost independent wind turbine lifetime optimisation
20 June 2019 The collaboration between Spanish Nabla Wind Power’s hybrid data...

Olympus 38-Link Adaptor – Your Data, Connected
14 June 2019 Creating an interconnected tool for thickness measurement in...

Covestro delivers first ever order of polyurethane resin for wind blades
10 June 2019 Resin enables longer and stronger blades than traditional materials

TE Connectivity right angle X-Code M12 connectors reduce assembly time, increase network performance
10 June 2019 TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has...

Kittlitz II wind farm: Spinner anemometer iSpin detects the impact of additional turbines on turbulence intensity and yield
08 June 2019 Wind turbine optimiser ROMO Wind is to equip all eight Vestas V90 turbines...

Olympus DSX1000: Precision from Every Angle
04 June 2019 Enabling macro-to-micro observation and precise measurements, the new...

May 2019

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GWEC becomes exclusive Global Partner of WindEnergy Hamburg until 2024
29 May 2019 The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and WindEnergy Hamburg are...

Acta Marine named its third Walk to Work Construction Support Vessel in Den Helder, The Netherlands
28 May 2019

Spinner anemometer iSpin now also available in Poland
21 May 2019

New towers and hub heights for North America
21 May 2019 Max Bögl Wind AG with Hybrid Tower concept at AWEA 2019

Survitec managing director to hold press conference, details revealed
20 May 2019 Baba Devani, managing director of Survitec, will with his marine...

Global Wind Day 2019: celebrating the future of wind energy around the world
16 May 2019 15 June marks Global Wind Day 2019, the day when we celebrate the...

Wood launches new power price forecasting service
16 May 2019 Wood has launched a new power price forecasting (PPF) service to help...

CGN Europe Energy trusts NEM Solutions as its predictive analytics provider for their wind farms
09 May 2019 CGN Europe Energy trusts NEM Solutions and its patented technology...

Wood awarded technical advisor role on Vineyard Wind project
02 May 2019 Wood has been awarded the role of technical advisor on Vineyard Wind,...

April 2019

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Ulstein deliver Acta Centaurus on time
29 April 2019 Delivery of the Acta Centaurus from Ulstein Verft Acta Marine’s newbuild...

2018 sees €27 billion invested in Europe’s new wind farms
24 April 2019 WindEurope’s new Financing and Investment Trends report has laid out...

TÜV SÜD presents certificate to ESTEYCO
24 April 2019 Offshore wind-turbine generators (WTG) can be realised even in...

Combining strengths, creating opportunities
23 April 2019 From a unique collaboration between Marlow Offshore and SeaZip...

ProfEC Ventus expands portfolio
17 April 2019 ProfEC Ventus expands portfolio by further remote sensing devices...

King Felipe VI of Spain: wind energy is transforming Spain and Europe
08 April 2019 His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain made an official visit to the...

March 2019

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NORD/LB and BayWa r.e. close financing for three Italian 66 MW wind farms
27 March 2019 BayWa r.e. and NORD/LB Norddeutsche Landesbank have successfully...

Texo Engineering appoint new directors and open port of Blyth office
27 March 2019 Texo Group, the technology-led Integrated Asset Services specialist,...

Jumbo wins offshore subsea decommissioning project in North Sea
27 March 2019 Jumbo has been awarded an offshore decommissioning project in the North...

One week to go: countdown to WindEurope 2019 in Bilbao
26 March 2019 In 7 days Europe’s flagship wind energy event will take place in Bilbao:...

Vattenfall chooses Port of IJmuiden as maintenance hub for Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm
26 March 2019 Vattenfall has chosen the Port of IJmuiden as its home base for...

Deutsche WindGuard Consulting accredited for calibrating nacelle lidar
25 March 2019 Calibration laboratory for remote sensing devices completes accredited...

New software for airborne wind energy systems
01 March 2019 Academics at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid have created novel...

February 2019

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Ingeteam commissioned over 4GW of wind converters in 2018
28 February 2019 Ingeteam Power Technology, an independent global supplier of...

Europe’s wind industry to meet in thriving wind hub Bilbao
26 February 2019 Europe’s wind industry will converge on one of the continent’s...

51.3 GW of global wind capacity installed in 2018
26 February 2019 New wind energy capacity added in 2018, according to Global Wind Energy Council

Increase in wind capacity in Africa and Middle East
22 February 2019 The Middle East and Africa saw a rise in new wind capacity in 2018,...

Offshore wind energy engineering master’s to launch
08 February 2019 Tufts University, Massachusetts, will be offering a master’s programme...

January 2019

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Partnership for Irish offshore wind
29 January 2019 Ireland’s Energy Supply Board (ESB) has joined forces with Belgian...

Wind farm for Melbourne University
24 January 2019 A new wind farm, supported by a group which includes Melbourne...

10MW turbine launched by Siemens
17 January 2019 Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announces launch of a 10MW offshore turbine

Wind set to lead renewables in US
16 January 2019 Wind power is on course to become the largest provider of...

October 2018

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TÜV SÜD presents Siemens Gamesa with type certificate for wind turbine SG 2.1-122
04 October 2018 At the Global Wind Summit in Hamburg, Siemens Gamesa Renewable...

August 2018

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Wind energy breaking new ground
06 August 2018 Everywhere we look – geographically, politically, technologically...

Smart Energy at WindEnergy Hamburg: world’s leading wind industry expo to showcase future of wind energy production, integration and storage
01 August 2018 The urgency to drive down turbine product lifecycle costs and in...

July 2018

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Cost Efficiency A Key Driver: WindEnergy Hamburg to Showcase Optimised Products and Solutions for Success in Global Competition
13 July 2018 In recent years, increasing pressure to drive down wind turbine...

TÜV SÜD wins contract for Danish offshore projects
03 July 2018 TÜV SÜD will support the realization of the new offshore wind farms,...

June 2018

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Blocking onshore wind penalises consumers, warns new CCC report
27 June 2018 RenewableUK is welcoming the publication a new report by the Committee...

GWEC appoints Ben Backwell as its new CEO
19 June 2018 The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the trade association representing...

RENVICO chooses LOCKEN solution to secure its wind farms
18 June 2018 Wind farms produced a record 15% of Britain’s electricity last year,...

WindEnergy Hamburg, the world’s leading expo, presents the greatest range for global offshore – number of offshore wind farms is growing
15 June 2018 The offshore sector of the wind industry has made headlines in recent...

ELA Container Offshore GmbH will be exhibiting at the ICOE 2018
12 June 2018 From 12-14 June 2018, ELA Container Offshore GmbH will be exhibiting at...

Vietnam Wind Power - Huge opportunities, but challenges remain
07 June 2018 The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) opened its first ever wind...

MV Bluefort is offshore home for up to 200 at Wikinger
05 June 2018 The largest floatel in the wind industry has arrived at Wikinger...

There is something for everyone at the Global Wind Summit
05 June 2018 Whatever your area of interest in wind energy – sustainability or...

May 2018

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Investor feedback sees FRE PLC awarded Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award 2018
25 May 2018 Feedback from satisfied investors has led to Future Renewables Eco (FRE)...

GWEC is partner at the Global Wind Summit in Hamburg
11 May 2018 The Global Wind Summit 2018 in Hamburg is pleased to have the Global...

December 2017

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Europe’s €36 billion industrial success story: but for how long?
05 December 2017 The European wind industry contributed €36bn to the EU’s GDP in...

November 2017

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FOWIND commissions India's first offshore LiDAR
02 November 2017 The FOWIND Consortium has commissioned India's first offshore LiDAR off...

September 2017

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WindEurope elects RES Group’s Ivor Catto as new Chairman
29 September 2017 Ivor Catto has been elected for an 18-month term by WindEurope’s board...

Irizar Forge joins Van Beest
22 September 2017 Van Beest – manufacturer of Tycan, Excel and Green Pin lifting equipment...

June 2017

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Wood Group helps Tsetsii Wind Farm erect first turbine in Gobi desert
29 June 2017 Wood Group’s clean energy business, previously known as SgurrEnergy,...

January 2017

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European offshore wind investment rose by nearly 40% in 2016
26 January 2017 European offshore wind investment reached €18.2 billion in 2016, according...

October 2016

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US Government under pressure to restore wind subsidies
25 October 2016 A bipartisan group of 144 lawmakers has delivered an open letter to the...

April 2016

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European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) becomes WindEurope
11 April 2016 The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has rebranded to become WindEurope.

November 2015

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Latest news from EWEA 2015
16 November 2015 Giles Dickson, chief executive officer of the European Wind...

February 2015

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Viking gets the go-ahead, again
11 February 2015 The Viking wind farm will proceed on the Shetland islands after the...

Isle of Man set for 6MW turbines
02 February 2015 Dong Energy will use turbines rated at 6MW or higher for its...

January 2015

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Wind now China’s third largest power source
28 January 2015 China’s wind energy capacity has increased by 30% since 2014, which...

Scrap UK wind power subsidies, says Tory MP
19 January 2015 An end to subsidies for offshore wind projects is being debated in the...

December 2014

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Government accused of jeopardising UK wind investment
22 December 2014 Future investment in onshore wind is being jeopardised by mixed...

UK’s first national renewables training college will focus on wind energy
22 December 2014 A new multi-million pound national training college is set to help...

November 2014

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Google purchases power from 63MW Dutch project
19 November 2014 Google has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Eneco to...

October 2014

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Budget cuts threaten UK offshore wind farms
31 October 2014 Several proposed offshore wind farms may be scrapped due to a lack of...

August 2014

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Decc looks to extend CfD subsidy to foreign projects by 2018
05 August 2014 The British Government has outlined plans to allow foreign developers...

Shetland turbines get go-ahead
01 August 2014 Scottish judges have removed the last legal obstacles to the 370MW...

Europe to be 15% wind-powered by 2020
01 August 2014 Nearly 15% of Europe’s electricity will be generated by wind by...

July 2014

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Wind projects announced as Ukraine prioritises energy security
25 July 2014 VALOREM and WKN Windkraft Nord are to build new projects in the Odessa...

UK, Germany and Poland must clean up act on CO2
23 July 2014 Germany, the UK and Poland have topped the “dirty 30”, a list of the 30...

Brazil’s BNDES approves $252 million of wind farm loans
04 July 2014 Brazil’s development bank BNDES has approved R$557 million ($252 million)...

May 2014

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Siemens to supply 22 turbines for Danish wind project
30 May 2014 Vattenfall has awarded Siemens a repowering contract to supply 22...

April 2014

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Senvion signs contracts for 27 turbines in France
30 April 2014 Senvion SE has concluded four contracts with ENERTRAG, one of the...

March 2014

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US Government under pressure to restore wind subsidies
27 March 2014 A bipartisan group of 144 lawmakers has delivered an open letter to the...

Massive wind farm in Outer Moray Firth approved
19 March 2014 The Scottish Government has given the green light for a major offshore...

February 2014

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Siemens wins major order for output-enhanced wind power turbines
25 February 2014 Siemens Energy has been awarded a major order by Minnesota Power for 64...

Vestas receives 21MW order for Costa Rica
17 February 2014 Vestas has signed an order for seven V90-3.0MW wind turbines for the...

February 2013

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Vestas to supply towers for third parties for North American wind power projects
20 February 2013 Vestas is implementing its plan to create a more flexible and...

Global wind energy: solid growth in 2012
20 February 2013 The Global Wind Energy Council’s 2012 market statistics showed...

Pexa launches the BASF RELEST wind turbine repair coatings system in the UK
20 February 2013 Pexa, the specialist supplier of surface-finishing materials to the...

Statement by AWEA interim CEO Rob Gramlich on President Obama’s State of the Union speech
12 February 2013 “Wind power became the number one source of new US electric...

EU wind power grows in 2012 – but industry challenged in 2013
08 February 2013 The EU wind energy sector installed 11.6GW of capacity in 2012, bringing...



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