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Suzlon Touts 42% Plant Load Factor For New 2.1 MW Wind Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 26, 2017

Suzlon’s S111 120-meter 2.1 MW wind turbine has achieved an approximately 42% plant load factor in its first 12 months of operation at the Jamanwada site in the Kutch district of Gujarat, India. The prototype was commissioned in March. According [Read More]

Vestas Welcomes New Wind Turbines To The 2 MW Family

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 24, 2017

Vestas has expanded its 2 MW wind turbine platform with two new variants: the V116-2.0 MW and V120-2.0 MW, designed to deliver a higher power output in areas with medium, low and ultra-low wind. Featuring 116- and 120-meter rotors, the [Read More]

Wind-Powered Oil Recovery? DNV GL Proves Technical Feasibility

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 24, 2017

A DNV GL-led joint industry project called WIN WIN (WINd powered Water INjection) has completed its first phase, determining that wind power can be used to power offshore water injection. The project is currently moving into its second phase, which [Read More]

Senvion Launches 2.XM Wind Turbine Platform In India

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion is launching four new products for the Indian market. Senvion’s four product variants include the 2.4M110, 2.4M114, 2.3M120 and 2.3M124 wind turbines, which have rotor diameters of 110-124 meters and power ratings of 2.3-2.4 MW. [Read More]

Svendborg Brakes Rolls Out New Yaw Brake Tool For Wind Maintenance

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

Svendborg Brakes, a supplier of yaw brakes to the global wind industry, has introduced a new yaw brake lifting and installation tool. According to the company, the new tool aims to improve worker safety and reduce the time taken to [Read More]

Nordex Introduces New Turbine Models For Medium-, Low-Wind Areas

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 05, 2017

The Nordex Group says it is widening its range of efficient solutions for medium- and light-wind locations with the addition of two new turbine models. According to Nordex, the N131/3900 is an enhanced version of the N131/3600 from the Generation [Read More]

TPI Composites Inks Another Wind Blade Contract With Gamesa

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2017

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based TPI Composites Inc., an independent manufacturer of composite wind blades, has entered into a new long-term agreement with Gamesa. From its new manufacturing facility in Izmir, Turkey, TPI will supply wind blades for Gamesa through 2022. TPI has [Read More]

Turbine Gearbox Remanufacturer Signs Up For Poseidon Asset Monitoring

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Rochester, N.Y.-based Poseidon Systems LLC has announced a supply agreement with Gearbox Express (GBX), an independent remanufacturer of gearbox assemblies and mainshafts for wind turbines. Per the agreement, Poseidon Systems will supply metallic wear debris monitoring equipment and services for [Read More]

Adwen Inches Closer To 8 MW Offshore Turbine Completion

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Adwen says it has entered the final stages of installation for its AD 8-180 prototype, an offshore wind turbine with a nominal capacity of 8 MW and a 180-meter rotor. Over the past 18 months, the platform has undergone extensive [Read More]

Ingeteam Wins DNV GL Approval At Wind Converter Plant

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

Ingeteam, a global supplier of electrical conversion equipment, has received DNV GL’s “Shop Approval in Renewable Energy” certification for its wind converter manufacturing facility in northern Spain. The DNV GL approval certifies that a workshop operates with approved production facilities, [Read More]