The port authority of Seville (APS) has granted Spanish company Gestamp Wind Steel a concession for the construction of a €54m ($61.67m) plant to produce metal structures and offshore wind towers in the southern Spanish city.
I guess you could say I’ve got some history with batteries. Growing up on a farm, there were times when a fence needed fixing or a field had to be temporarily divided. So my Dad would carry a lumpy battery pack up the fields to set up an electric fence. I don’t remember much except that any nosy sheep that got too close jumped back pretty quickly.
05 May 2016 08:27 GMT
Partners have approved the DNV GL-led Win-Win floating wind-powered water-injection joint industry project (JIP) as being technically feasible, and offering a cost-competitive alternative for offshore oil and gas developments.
04 May 2016 09:43 GMT
A broader spectrum of approaches to long-term wind farm management — including adding solar and energy storage — are emerging, with owners looking beyond conventional life extension, repowering and decommissioning options, according to consultancy Everoze.
04 May 2016 09:18 GMT
Siemens posted a jump in orders in its wind power and renewables division during its fiscal second quarter, boosted by a €1.2bn ($1.38bn) turbine and service deal for an offshore wind project in the UK, while revenue also rose.
04 May 2016 07:58 GMT
In 2015, Goldwind unseated long-time number one global wind turbine OEM Vestas to take the top position, with 98% of its installations located in the Chinese market, according to Navigant Research’s World Wind Energy Market Update 2016.
02 May 2016 04:47 GMT
Siemens said it has responded to health and safety concerns raised over the weekend by a Danish broadcaster about alleged past wrongdoings at its blade manufacturing in the country, and said it worked with the relevant authorities to address those.
02 May 2016 01:39 GMT
Vestas did not sacrifice its standard profit margin requirements to supply turbines to the 1GW Fosen Vind, said CEO Anders Runevad, who explained turbine technology was among a range of factors aligning to make Europe's largest onshore wind project viable.
29 April 2016 06:12 GMT
The French government has set out its ambitions for the next phase in its nationwide renewable energy build-out, led by plans to have some 15GW of wind turbines turning onshore and over 10GW of solar wired-in within two years.
29 April 2016 04:44 GMT
Enercon may cut investment in 2017 and 2018, depending on policy decisions, amid fears that Germany's planned change to tenders will cause a dramatic shrinking of the onshore wind market, says managing director Hans-Dieter Kettwig.
29 April 2016 11:17 GMT
European wind O&M market growth will continue to outpace new-build installations as developers sweat existing assets, but spending on wind farm upkeep is expected to slow slightly in the next two years, according to a survey by Recharge and MAKE Consulting.
29 April 2016 06:39 GMT
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