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‘Melting’ blades offer glimpse of recyclable future

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 14:37
A thermoplastic composite turbine blade could “transform” the wind industry following validation at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
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Offshore wind construction rules 'need major shift' to hit 300GW target

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 12:20
The EU’s wind industry has warmly welcomed the EU Commission’s plans for 300GW of offshore wind by 2050, but it warns that money alone won’t solve the ‘mammoth task ahead’
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Vestas to cut 'about 200 jobs' at Colorado blade factory

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 17:57
Vestas announced the lay-offs in anticipation of reduced market volumes in the US in the near-term
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Offshore blade maintenance robot wins major backing from GE

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 12:11
Novel remote blade maintenance technique for offshore wind farms wins accolades in an important competition organised by GE Renewable Energy and renewable energy research groups
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Exclusive: Vestas deploys remotely operated blade-correcting installation tool

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 12:07
Vestas has started using a new remotely operated blade installation tool that removes the need for handheld taglines
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Siemens Gamesa names new offshore CEO

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 11:36
Siemens Gamesa has overhauled its senior management team following the abrupt departure of CEO Markus Tacke earlier this year
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Offshore wind ‘key to UK’s green industrial revolution’

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 10:51
The UK government's ten-point plan includes £12 billion of government investment in offshore wind, hydrogen, nuclear, electrical vehicles and other sectors key to energy transition
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GE to supply Cypress turbines for Lithuanian wind farms

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 15:55
European Energy has contracted GE Renewable Energy to supply 22 Cypress turbines. They are destined for wind farms of 121MW combined capacity
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Leaked document reveals plan for 300GW of EU offshore wind by 2050

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 12:17
WindEurope responds to the document that foresees a 25-fold increase in EU offshore wind capacity
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CIP and Forestalia to invest in 27 Spanish wind farms

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 11:45
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Forestalia are to partner on a 1GW portfolio in Aragon, Spain
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'First US offshore wind tower factory' planned for New York

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 14:11
Equinor's Port of Albany extension initiative is part of the energy giant's bid submitted for New York's ongoing 2.5GW offshore wind tender
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MingYang builds 2GW wind-solar-storage project in China

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 11:36
MingYang has started construction of a huge hybrid project in Inner Mongolia, including 1.7GW of wind power capacity
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Vestas wins 50MW UK onshore order

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 12:02
Vestas lands a 50MW order from wind energy operator ERG for the Sandy Knowe wind project in Scotland
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Nordex sees sales and earnings rise in busy 2020 despite fewer orders

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 07:35
The manufacturer confirms sales of €3.2 billion in the first nine months of 2020 amid demand for Delta4000 series
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Goldwind sells US wind farm to fund new product investment

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 16:24
Chinese manufacturer Goldwind this week sold its last major US wind farm. Windpower Monthly looks at the investment strategy behind the sale of its 160MW Rattlesnake project
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Norwegian wind industry and communities unite in call for wind taxes

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 15:04
The Norwegian wind industry and regional authorities call on parliament to introduce taxes to benefit local communities
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DNV GL grants full certification to GE's 12MW Haliade-X

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 14:57
DNV GL has verified that GE's 12MW Haliade-X turbine will operate safely, reliably and according to design specifications
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WPM Report: Squeezing more value out of your wind farm data

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 13:44
WPM and Bitbloom explores how a new approach to advanced analytics can give wind farm owners and operators more control without needing to become experts in IT and software development.
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Siemens Gamesa unveils new low-wind turbine

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 11:54
Siemens Gamesa's new SG 4.7-155 will feature 76-metre blades and will be capable of operating between 4MW and 5MW
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Damage control - How quickly can Biden undo Trump's climate policy?

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 11:38
We look at where Biden can move fast to shift focus towards renewables and where he will face battles
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