The Brazilian wind power supply chain needs continued support from the National Development Bank (BNDES) and regular yearly contracts to continue on its path to becoming a leading global wind industrial hub, said Roberto Veiga, head of the wind energy work-group at the Brazilian Association of Heavy Machinery Makers (Abimaq).
Danish offshore wind developer Dong Energy has questioned the ruling of a Copenhagen court that power group Elsam abused its dominant position in the wholesale electricity market in Western Denmark over an 18-month period from the start of 2005.
31 August 2016 01:14 GMT
German floating wind power technology pioneer Gicon has had to postpone installation of its 2.3MW prototype in the Baltic Sea later this year, after "procedural challenges" posed by the country's current legal framework triggered a loss of funding that scuppered the maiden deployment.
30 August 2016 02:57 GMT
A joint venture between Engie Fabricom-Tractebel and lemants has won a contract for the construction of an offshore substation for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind project, 45km north of Borkum island in the German North Sea.
30 August 2016 01:13 GMT
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), a Danish fund manager with ties to Dong Energy, has acquired OffshoreMW, the Blackstone-backed developer that holds the rights to a 1GW offshore wind zone in waters south of Massachusetts.
26 August 2016 08:31 GMT
Fred Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Brave Tern has left for Denmark after installing all five 6MW Haliade turbines this month at the Block Island pioneering US offshore wind farm in Rhode Island state waters.
22 August 2016 05:03 GMT
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