Germany-based wind OEM Senvion has won a conditional contract to deliver 32 of its 6.2M152 offshore turbines for the 203MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II in the German North Sea by the Trianel network of municipal utilities that is slated to be completed in the fall of 2019.
27 September 2016 05:47 GMT
In a blow to Canada's largest renewables market, Ontario unexpectedly suspended its plan to sign contracts with developers for nearly 1GW of new capacity, citing a desire to hold electricity prices down amid a glut of electricity in the province.
27 September 2016 04:24 GMT
Global safety science giant UL has acquired AWS Truepower, a leading energy engineering services and advisory firm that has played an important role in helping de-risk US onshore and offshore wind projects for the last three decades.
27 September 2016 02:21 GMT
The pioneering WindFloat 1 (WF1) floating turbine has completed a world-first decommissioning in Sines, southern Portugal, following a five-year demonstration campaign in the Atlantic Ocean in which it generated nearly 17GWh.
27 September 2016 01:57 GMT
27 September 2016 09:12 GMT
Over half of EU citizens could be generating their own renewable electricity by 2050, according to new research calling on the European Commission to offer its support to the trend in the revised renewable energy directive due later this year.
26 September 2016 10:37 GMT
Manufacture of the sprawling 723km-long North Sea Link (NSL) transmission line that will connect Norway to Britain for the first time is about to get underway at cable giant Prysmian's factory near Naples, southern Italy.
26 September 2016 08:35 GMT
Fred Olsen Renewables’ long-brewing acquisition of the Icebreaker US offshore wind project is “going to happen”, says the Lake Erie Energy Development Co. (LEEDCo), which also confirmed MHI Vestas as the “preferred supplier” for its 20.7MW project off the coast of Cleveland, Ohio.
23 September 2016 04:36 GMT
The growth of wind energy in Germany will slow down in coming years, and globally will increasingly move to Asia and offshore, Commerzbank renewables specialist Günter Tallner said in the run-up to the WindEnergy Hamburg show next week.
23 September 2016 10:57 GMT
ABB has won orders worth over $85M from Hydro-Québec to upgrade its 800kV air-insulated switchgear substations and transmission grid, a move driven by rising power demand and need to integrate new renewable energy sources.
22 September 2016 04:52 GMT
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