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Iberdrola Sells Wind Assets In Italy For EUR 193.7 Million

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 16, 2016

Iberdrola has announced the sale of 245 MW of wind energy assets in Italy to CEF 3 Wind Energy S.P.A. for EUR 193.7 million. According to Iberdrola, the transaction involves the sale of five onshore wind farms: the 44 MW [Read More]

U.K. Energy Company Enlists Cyberhawk For Turbine Blade Inspections

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 16, 2016

U.K. energy company SSE PLC has enlisted the services of Cyberhawk Innovations, a provider of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)-based inspection work, to carry out close visual inspections of more than 600 wind turbine blades. The campaign, which began last month, involves work [Read More]

Alterra Power Acquires 200 MW Flat Top Wind Project In Texas

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 16, 2016

Renewable energy company Alterra Power Corp. has acquired the 200 MW Flat Top wind project, which is under development in Comanche County and Mills County, Texas. Concurrently with closing, Alterra placed a $1.6 million security deposit with the local transmission [Read More]

DNV GL To Study Near-Offshore Vietnamese Wind Farm Feasibility

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 16, 2016

DNV GL Americas has entered into a contract to deliver a feasibility study for the 170 MW Phu Cuong 1 near-offshore wind farm to Phu Cuong Group (PCG), an established private firm majoring in real estate development and seafood exporting. According to [Read More]

BASF’s Rotor Blade Protection Passes 50-Hour Rain Test

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 14, 2016

BASF has launched a coatings solution for rotor blades, RELEST Wind LEP S, that recently passed an external 50-hour rain erosion test by a renowned institute from Denmark and, in the end, outperformed other well-known rain erosion resistant coatings. According [Read More]

Seacat Services Offers Offshore Wind Training Opportunities

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 14, 2016

Offshore energy support vessel operator Seacat Services has announced a considerable investment in its maritime apprenticeship scheme and has committed to creating further training opportunities for the growing U.K. offshore wind industry with the launch of new traineeship and cadetship [Read More]

Gamesa To Service 216 MW In Spain Over Seven Years

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 14, 2016

Gamesa says it has secured a new seven-year agreement with the Vapat Group for the provision of operations and maintenance (O&M) services covering a capacity of 216 MW in Spain. This marks the O&M renewal for this customer’s G90-2.0 MW [Read More]

CWind Wins O&M Contract At Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 13, 2016

CWind, a service provider for the offshore wind industry, has announced that it won an operations and maintenance (O&M) contract from E.ON to undertake the annual inspection and repair services required at the 219 MW Humber Gateway offshore wind farm (OWF), [Read More]

Gurit Opens Wind Blade Mould Production Facility In Europe

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 13, 2016

Gurit, a Swedish company specializing in the development and manufacture of advanced composite materials, related technologies, and select finished parts and components, has announced that it will open a wind blade mould production facility in Szczecin, Poland. According to Gurit, the [Read More]

DNV GL Nets Project Certification For E.ON’s Arkona Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 13, 2016

Germany-based utility company E.ON has awarded the project certification contract for the new 385 MW Arkona offshore wind farm to certification and standards body DNV GL. According to DNV GL, the project covers the inspection phases, from manufacturing, transport, installation [Read More]