Wind Power

Refurbished Seajacks Vessels Leave Shipdock Amsterdam

Seajacks Leviathan and Seajacks Kraken are prepared for their coming assignments, following a series of repair and renewal jobs by Shipdock Amsterdam. The shipyard,

CEO: Siemens Needs Time to Fix Energy Issues

Q3 core profit misses consensus on one-off charges; CEO says problems may persist well into 2015. Siemens AG will need more time to shake off problems at its

Bulgaria Revokes Charge on Solar, Wind Firms

Bulgaria's top court has revoked a 20 percent charge imposed on the income of solar and wind power producers this year, in a ruling that protects renewable energy

Enel Green Power Mulling Sale of EGP France Business

Italy's biggest renewable company Enel Green Power is mulling the sale of all of its EGP France business because of a lack of critical mass in France, the company said in a slide.

Curve Retreats from Spike on Russia Sanctions

European power forwards on Tuesday fell sharply from opening highs hit on concern about a possible Russian backlash to economic sanctions from the European Union.

Germany Adds 1,723 MW Onshore Wind Capacity

Germany adds 1,723 MW of onshore capacity in Jan-June; BWE/VDMA see 3,300-3,700 MW total 2014 installations. Total end-2014 capacity could be over 37,000 MW. Germany added 1,

Westermeerwind Wind Farm Construction Begins

Mammoet announced today that Westermeerwind BV has reached financial close on July 25 for the turnkey construction of the Westermeerwind wind farm in Ijsselmeer,

6 MW Offshore Wind Turbine of Siemens Certified

  Siemens Energy has obtained type certification of DNV GL for the company's innovative D6 offshore wind turbine. The model Siemens SWT-6.0-154 is equipped with a modern direct drive generator,

Gamesa H1 net profit nearly doubles

Spanish wind turbine maker Gamesa posted an 88 percent rise in net profit to 42 million euros ($57 million) in the first half thanks to a deep restructuring carried

Europe's Wind Capacity Growing Slower Than Projections

EU's installed wind capacity to reach 192 GW by 2020; Rise of 64 pct from 2013 levels but below rate expected. Europe's installed wind capacity will increase

Harnessing the Wind for Auxiliary Propulsion

Finnish marine engineering company Norsepower Oy Ltd. announced that it will bring to the commercial maritime market an auxiliary wind propulsion solution aimed

NJ Congressmen Supports Offshore Wind Proposal

Congressman Frank Pallone has issued the following statement in response to the Department of the Interior’s announcement of the proposed lease sale for nearly 344,

Alstom Signs Wind Turbine Deal in Brazil

Alstom said it signed a contract worth 320 million euros ($433 million) to supply 127 wind turbines to Brazil's Renova Energia for the Umburanas complex in Bahia State.

JFMS Launches Grimsby Marine Support Base

JFMS, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has announced the launch of an operational base, in Port of Grimsby East, to support construction and O&M activities within the growing offshore wind sector.

Dong Energy to Sell Half of German Wind Farm

Denmark's Dong Energy has agreed to divest 50 percent of a German offshore wind farm project to a group of Danish pension funds, a sale that would free up capital to expand its offshore wind business,

Imtech Equips HelWin bèta with HVAC System

On June 14, the HelWin bèta platform left on a barge from the Heerema Fabrication Group's (HFG) yard in Zwijndrecht for Schiedam to complete outstanding work. Last week,

Nuclear, Solar Weighs on Czech and Slovak Spot

Forecasts for strong solar output and the expected return of a nuclear reactor to service increased supply and drove down Czech and Slovak day-ahead power prices on Wednesday, traders said.

Summer Weather Keeps Lid on Wind, Lifts Demand

Rising European temperatures will boost power demand for cooling systems at a time when wind power supply remains at reduced levels, pushing up spot prices, traders said on Wednesday.

Two Senior Executives Leave Siemens Wind Power

Siemens Wind Power said on Wednesday two senior executives will leave the company, one to a firm in Denmark, a leading producer of wind turbines and a major consumer of renewable energy.

UK Approves Offshore Wind Farm

The British government on Wednesday approved the construction of utility E.ON's 700 megawatt Rampion offshore wind farm off the coast of Sussex in the southern England.

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