The first of a batch of 300 permanent magnet generators (PMGs) being serially manufactured at GE’s recently acquired Saint-Nazaire, France factory is on its way for installation in a Haliade 150-6MW offshore wind turbine being erected in Denmark by the US industrial giant.
10 February 2016 05:38 GMT
Principle Power is “evaluating options” whether to pursue a 16-24MW pilot floating wind project off the coast of Oregon after a committee convened by the US state's governor found forecast cost of electricity a “prohibitive barrier” to mandate utilities there to buy it.
08 February 2016 12:13 GMT
Norwegian offshore energy giant Statoil has tapped Nexans to deliver the cable system for the pioneering 30MW Buchan Deep project off Scotland, on track to become the world’s first floating wind-power array.
04 February 2016 08:41 GMT
Governments and private investors pledged $20bn for green-energy R&D at the Paris climate summit. But how do politicians, NGOs, investors and the renewables industry ensure that this investment is achieving the COP21 goals?
02 February 2016 04:13 GMT
The European wind-power industry’s Olympian effort to scale up its offshore turbines towards 10MW has driven down the levelised cost of energy (LCoE) to the point where the targeted £100 ($143) per MWh is now squarely in the cross-hairs.
02 February 2016 09:55 GMT
German wind OEM Enercon told Recharge it is “more than confident” of winning an appeal in Spain’s Supreme Court, despite its latest setback in a legal battle with Gamesa over turbine technology intellectual property (IP).
18 January 2016 10:59 GMT
Gamesa has won the latest round of its legal battle with fellow wind OEM Enercon over alleged patent breaches of the latter's ‘Storm Control’ technology, leaving the German company facing having to pay back more than €7.5m ($8.2m) in damages it won earlier.
15 January 2016 02:22 GMT
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