Wind power equipment company delivers kit to US firm

Variable frequency drive and high-speed motor solution delivered to Coffin Turbo Pump

Energy capture squeezes extra output from wind farms

The latest generation of wind turbines are capable of much greater energy capture. Eugene McCarthy reports

Availon wins 124MW wind farms maintenance contract in Italy

The full service maintenance contract runs for a 10 year period, and covers 62 Gamesa wind turbines

Installation contract for 97 wind turbines

A2SEA wins contract in Germany with installation of Gode Wind 1 and 2 Offshore Wind Farms

Turbine for light-wind locations

Nordex is offering the N131/3000 on tubular steel towers with a hub height of 99 and 114 metres for international markets

Green light given for UK’s largest offshore wind demonstration site

Onshore and offshore planning consents mean Narec’s site is ready for development; demonstration site is key facility for testing next-generation offshore technology

Long-term investors move into wind power

Advances in technology and a flurry of new projects are attracting serious investors into the wind energy market. Sean Ottewell reports

Public in favour of more wind farms

RenewableUK has today welcomed an opinion poll carried out by ComRes which highlights support for wind power among the British public

Banking on wind power at the port of Hamburg

Eurogate expects to achieve an annual energy yield of up to 8.7 million kilowatt/hours, sufficient to cover the electricity requirements of some 2,200 households

Fracking versus wind energy: what the public think

Survey of more than 2000 adults showed 53 per cent leaning in favour of wind farms despite the cosmetic effect on the landscape, while just 15 per cent preferred fracking

Could renewable energy stop your lights going out?

Is now be the moment for manufacturers to start taking renewable energy far more seriously? Rob Hill reports

Slewing rings offer outstanding strength

High strength quenched and tempered steel specifically for wind turbine slewing rings that are subjected to extreme loads during blade and tower adjustment

Floating meteorological data monitoring system

LiDAR systems measure wind speed and direction by comparing the light from a laser beam, reflected by microscopic dust particles in the atmosphere, to a reference light source

Wind turbine energy testing is a breeze

To increase efforts in providing environmentally friendly power sources, Vestas has expanded its wind turbine testing capabilities

Coated fasteners components for wind units

For years wind energy has been the poster child for sustainable energy generation. Now Eastern Europe is catching up: in Romania the largest onshore wind park in Europe is currently taking shape

Diving contract awarded at one of Europe’s largest offshore wind farms

Hughes Sub Surface Engineering wins contract for diving and cable installation support services at Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm

Wind turbine efficiency grows in line with demand

Investment continues to grow in wind power generation as new and more efficient technologies are emerging. Sean Ottewell reports

Growth of wind power in the Nordic Region - a look at the drivers

Wind power is the single fastest-growing source of energy. Growth in this market is fuelled by rapid technological development enabling large-scale energy production at a competitive cost per produced kWh

High performance gear oil protects key wind turbine components

Mobilgear SHC XMP 320 helps to extend oil drain intervals and prolong equipment life





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