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MHI Vestas Kicks Manufacturing Of 8 MW Platform Into High Gear

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 15, 2017

In accordance with its V164 manufacturing plan, MHI Vestas is continuing to ramp up production for the 8 MW offshore wind turbine. According to the company, broad demand for the platform has resulted in a ramp-up of employment in Denmark [Read More]

Vaisala Delves Into 20 Million Hours Of Collected Wind Data

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 15, 2017

Vaisala, a provider of environmental and industrial measurements, says its Triton Wind Profiler will soon reach a major milestone of 20 million hours of collected wind data since the solution’s market introduction in 2008. In turn, the company is highlighting [Read More]

U.S. Lawmakers Band Together On Offshore Wind Incentive Bill

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 12, 2017

In an effort to continue spurring offshore wind in the country, U.S. Sens. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., along with Rhode Island Congressman Jim Langevin, D-2nd District, have reintroduced the Offshore Wind Incentives for New Development Act [Read More]

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]