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Pattern Brings B.C.’s Biggest Wind Farm To Life

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) has completed its 184.6 MW Meikle Wind project in British Columbia. Increasing the province’s installed wind capacity by more than one-third, the wind project is British Columbia’s largest, according to the developer. The wind [Read More]

Nordex Secures U.S. Wind Order Via Safe-Harbor Transaction

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

The Nordex Group has received an order to install 95 turbines in the 3 MW class for an undisclosed U.S. project. According to Nordex, the large-scale project represents the first follow-up order from a safe-harbor transaction agreed upon with a [Read More]

Gamesa Sees 77% Spike In Profit For 2016

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 24, 2017

Gamesa is reporting EUR 301 million in net profit for 2016 – representing a 77% year-on-year increase. The Spanish wind turbine manufacturer attributes the growth to higher sales and rising profitability. Specifically, the company concluded 2016 with a record order [Read More]

Boralex Closes Financing For Ontario Wind Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 22, 2017

Boralex Inc. has closed C$33.4 million in financing for the 10 MW Port Ryerse wind farm, located on privately owned land in Ontario. Boralex develops, builds and operates renewable power facilities in Canada, France and the U.S. On Feb. 7, [Read More]

North Dakota Senator Seeks Two-Year Ban On Wind Development

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 21, 2017

Under a bill recently passed by the state’s Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, a North Dakota lawmaker is seeking a two-year moratorium on wind power development. State Sen. Dwight Cook, R-District 34, added an amendment on wind power to [Read More]

Senvion CEO Meets With Prime Minister Trudeau

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 20, 2017

Last Friday, Jurgen Geissinger, CEO of Germany-based wind turbine manufacturer Senvion, met with Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister. Geissinger was an attendee of the St. Matthew’s Banquet in Hamburg, Germany, where Trudeau was the honored invitee. Senvion says it has [Read More]

Vestas Reclaims No. 1 Wind OEM Title; Who Else Made The Top Five?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 20, 2017

Taking the spot back from Goldwind, the Danish company’s return to No. 1 was partially driven by an uptick in U.S. orders, according to preliminary findings from FTI Consulting.

Siemens Providing Full Scope Of Work For Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 17, 2017

For the first time, Siemens Wind Power will be providing the full scope of work – including the foundations – for an offshore wind farm, the EnBW Hohe See project. Hohe See owner EnBW has now made a final investment [Read More]

CWind Gets Big New Vessel For Offshore Wind O&M

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 16, 2017

CWind, a provider of services to the offshore wind industry, has invested in its largest crew-transfer vessel to date: a 27.4-meter-long catamaran that can hold 20,000 liters of fuel and 20 tons of cargo. Suited for long stretches of work [Read More]

Siemens Is Reconfiguring Its Mechanical Drives Unit

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 16, 2017

In an effort to enable the business to operate more efficiently and flexibly, Siemens is giving its mechanical drives (MD) unit a new setup. In the future, the unit will be managed as a separate company under the Siemens umbrella. [Read More]