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Vestas Secures Nearly 100 MW Of Orders In Denmark, Uruguay

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 29, 2016

Vestas has secured 45 MW and 53 MW turbine orders for wind projects in Denmark and Uruguay, respectively. Hogager Vindpark K/S in Western Jutland, Denmark, placed a firm and unconditional order for 21 V100-2.0 MW wind turbines – 17 of [Read More]

Suzlon Inks 71.4 MW Turbine Order For Gujarat Project

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 26, 2016

Suzlon Group has won a 34-turbine order from Gujarat Industries Power Co. Ltd. for a 71.4 MW wind power project in the Kutch District of Gujarat, India. Suzlon will install 29 S97-120M units and five S97-90M units, each with a [Read More]

Iberdrola Underscores Investment Plans, Renewables Commitments

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 26, 2016

Iberdrola has unveiled its 2016-2020 investment plans, which include a 33% allocation for renewable energy from the EUR 22 billion planned investment in regulated activities or long-term contracts. In total, Iberdrola plans to invest EUR 24 billion during this time [Read More]

Vestas Extends 268 MW Service Contract With Spanish Developer

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 26, 2016

Vestas has extended a long-term service contract with an unidentified Spanish wind developer to maintain six projects for the remainder of their expected lifetime. The developer extended a full-scope Active Output Management 4000 service contract with Vestas, which will operate [Read More]

Maryland Kicks Off Application Period For Offshore Wind Development

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 26, 2016

With the receipt of the initial application for a proposed offshore wind project, the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) has opened a 180-day application period for any other developers of offshore wind projects off the Maryland coast. The application period [Read More]

Ballast Nedam Shifts Offshore Contracts To Deutsche Windtechnik

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 26, 2016

Netherlands-based Ballast Nedam has sold its current portfolio of four offshore wind inspection and maintenance contracts to Deutsche Windtechnik BV, the Dutch subsidiary of Deutsche Windtechnik. The sale involves five-year inspection and maintenance contracts for the following projects: Eneco Luchterduinen, [Read More]

‘Substantial Business Activity’ For Turbine Vendors Shown In H2’15: Report

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 25, 2016

In the second half of 2015, more than 12 GW of capacity was awarded to wind turbine contracts for projects globally, according to a new report from Navigant Research. In all, nearly 140 projects across 25 countries were awarded turbine [Read More]

Adwen’s 8 MW Unit To Go Through Computational Gearbox Testing

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 25, 2016

Adwen, a 50/50 joint venture between AREVA and Gamesa, has chosen Buffalo, N.Y.-based Sentient Science for computational gearbox testing of its 8 MW offshore wind turbine. Under the terms of the agreement, Sentient Science’s DigitalClone computational testing software will be [Read More]

Vaisala: Mexico’s Wind Variability Shows Need For Smart Investment Choices

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 22, 2016

Many regions of Mexico experienced wind speeds up to 20% below average throughout 2015, according to Vaisala’s newly released performance maps, which illustrate widespread departures from normal wind speeds, thus underlining the importance of proper resource assessment and due diligence [Read More]

NorSea Group Providing Stord Base For Hywind Floating Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 22, 2016

The NorSea Group AS (NSG) has signed a contract with Statoil to supply a Stord base for the Hywind floating offshore wind pilot project off the eastern coast of Scotland. The contract includes the installation of NSG’s Stord base for [Read More]