Tags: Wind turbines

Researchers develops new material for wind blades that can be recycled

A new material for wind blades that can be recycled could transform the wind industry, rendering renewable energy more sustainable than ever before while lowering costs in the process. The use of a thermoplastic resin has been validated at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Researchers demonstrated the feasibility of thermoplastic resin by manufacturing a […]

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Siemens Gamesa to deliver 215 wind turbines for Adani Green Energy’s Rajasthan project

Siemens Gamesa has received a firm order from Adani Green Energy for one of the largest wind power projects in India. The company will deliver 215 SG 2.2-122 wind turbines, totalling 473 MW. The agreement with Adani will see Siemens Gamesa deliver on its core strengths covering manufacturing, supply, installation, and pre-commissioning of the wind […]

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Wind turbine sizes keep growing as industry consolidation continues: GWEC

 The Global Wind Energy Council in its second edition of its annual Supply Side Analysis 2019 report on its market intelligence platform noted that 22,893 wind turbines were installed globally in 2019 produced from 33 suppliers and accounting for over 63 GW of capacity, a new supply side record in terms of capacity for the industry. Vestas continues to […]

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GE Renewable wins 102.6 MW wind turbine project in Gujarat from Powerica

GE Renewable Energy has won a 102.6 MW wind turbine supply deal from Powerica Ltd for projects in Gujarat. The company in a statement said “GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Powerica Ltd to supply 38 of its 2.7-132 onshore wind turbines to be installed at the Rajkot and Khambaliya wind farms in Gujarat, […]

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Siemens Gamesa launches 14 MW offshore Direct Drive wind turbine

Siemens Gamesa’s new SG 14-222 DD offshore Direct Drive wind turbine now sees the light of day as a part of the solution. With an unprecedented 14-megawatt (MW) capacity – reaching up to 15 MW using the company’s Power Boost function, a 222-meter diameter rotor, 108-meter long blades, and an astounding 39,000 m2 swept area, the […]

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Wind turbine maker-Vestas posts first quarter operating loss

Vestas on Tuesday posted an unexpected first-quarter operating loss despite strong sales and a booming order book. The Danish firm reported an operating loss before special items of 54 million euros ($58.9 million) versus the 91 million euro operating profit forecast by analysts, while its EBIT margin fell to -2.4 per cent. Quarterly sales topped […]

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Senvion GmbH enters into an agreement with a Strategic Investor to sell its Indian entity

Senvion GmbH announced that it has entered into a binding agreement with a Strategic Investor to sell and transfer its fully operational Indian entity. The company in a statement said “this is further to our announcement last year where Senvion India was made an independent entity to manufacture, supply and operate Senvion turbines.” The parties […]

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GE Renewable Energy to supply and install 112 wind turbines in Gujarat

GE Renewable Energy has received an order from the EDF-SITAC joint venture to supply and install 112 of its 2.7 MW wind turbines with 132m rotor at the Sitac Kabini wind farm in Gujarat, India. The 112 units will be installed and commissioned over the next year and will produce enough green energy to meet […]

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Vestas becomes first manufacturer to commit zero-waste wind turbines by 2040

Vestas is expanding its sustainability focus beyond the positive contribution of its products to also address waste generated in the value chain. Vestas has announced its intention to produce zero-waste wind turbines by 2040, further underlining our commitment to make sustainability part of everything we do. Vestas is the first turbine manufacturer to commit to […]

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