Archive for wind-power – Page 4

SkySpecs Drones Inspect 1,500 Wind Blades In One Month

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 12, 2017

SkySpecs, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based provider of wind turbine inspections using drones, is touting a new company record for the number of turbine inspections within a 30-day period. According to an update from Danny Ellis, CEO and co-founder of the [Read More]

GE Lands Nearly 200 MW Wind Deal In China

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 12, 2017

GE Renewable Energy has announced an agreement with HECIC to supply 81 wind turbines for projects in the Fengning County of China’s Hebei Province. The order comprises 54 units of GE’s 2.75-120 turbines and another 27 units of 1.85-82.5 turbines, [Read More]

Vestas Takes Over Servicing For Group Of Swedish Wind Farms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 12, 2017

Vestas has received a 15-year service contract for seven wind projects totaling 86 MW across Sweden. The projects were previously serviced in-house by Arise, but with this new agreement, Vestas is taking over the full servicing responsibility. The contract is [Read More]

Maryland Goes All In: PSC Decision Clears Path For US Wind, Deepwater’s Skipjack

Mark Del Franco
Written by Mark Del Franco on May 11, 2017

The Maryland Public Service Commission reaffirms Gov. Larry Hogan’s sentiment that the state is “open for business.”

Nordex: First-Quarter Results ‘In Line’ With Expectations

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 11, 2017

The Nordex Group has reported sales and earnings that were in line with guidance during the first quarter ended March 31. Nordex reported a modest 2% sales increase to EUR 648.4 million compared with EUR 637 million in the first quarter [Read More]

Gamesa – Pre-Siemens – Posts Strong Sales, Earnings 

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 11, 2017

Gamesa registered strong revenue and profitability in the January-March period, shortly before the April 3 merger with Siemens Wind Power, the turbine maker reports. In the first quarter ended March 31, Gamesa’s net profit grew 39% more than in the year-ago [Read More]

Maine Bill Seeking To Move Floating Wind Turbines Dies

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 11, 2017

On May 9, a legislative committee in Maine voted unanimously to deny a bill aimed at forcing the University of Maine to move a pair of demonstration floating wind turbines farther from the coast of Monhegan Island. The bill, introduced [Read More]

Technostrobe Claims Success After Trial Period

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 10, 2017

The TechnoCentre eolien has successfully tested the LIDS solution, developed by Technostrobe, on its research site.

Akamai Technologies To Source Energy From Infinity’s Seymour Hills

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 10, 2017

Cloud delivery platform provider Akamai Technologies says it will source enough energy from the 80 MW Seymour Hills Wind Farm to offset its aggregate Texas data center operations, representing approximately 7% of its global power load. It’s part of Akamai’s [Read More]

Timken Co. Acquires AeroTorque

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 10, 2017

North Canton, Ohio-based Timken Co. has acquired AeroTorque Corp., a U.S. manufacturing and engineering firm for torque damping products and torque monitoring for wind turbines. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to AeroTorque, the deal includes the assets [Read More]