Image - Siemens Installs Two Offshore Platforms for TenneT in The North Sea in July

Siemens Installs Two Offshore Platforms for TenneT in The North Sea in July

Siemens has installed a fourth offshore platform in the North Sea, completing an important stage for grid connections of sea-based wind farms. This is the platform for the SylWin1 DC link, which is the most powerful of the four offshore wind power grid connections contracted to Siemens by the German-Dutch transmission grid operator TenneT between 2010 and 2011. Only a few days prior to this, Siemens installed the third platform at sea for the ...

Wind - Jul 21, 2014


Image - EDF Dedicate the 300 MW Blackspring Ridge Wind Project

EDF Dedicate the 300 MW Blackspring Ridge Wind Project

EDF, a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, and Enbridge Inc. dedicated the 300 megawatt (MW) Blackspring Ridge Wind Project today. Located in Vulcan County, Alberta, the project is the largest investment in wind energy in Western Canada. EDF EN Canada and Enbridge officials joined Alberta Energy Minister Diana McQueen, Derrick Annable, Reeve of Vulcan County, Kym Nichols, Mayor of Carmangay, and more than 100 other invited guests to mark...

Wind - Wind - Jul 15, 2014


Image - New NPS 60-24 Empowers Wind Energy in Italy

New NPS 60-24 Empowers Wind Energy in Italy

Northern Power Systems, a next-generation renewable energy technology company, has launched a new 60 kilowatt (kW) permanent magnet/direct drive wind turbine, the NPS 60-24. The unit has been specifically engineered for the Italian and other low wind regime markets and can generate up to 15% more energy than the outgoing NPS 60-23. The blade and rotor have been redesigned to maximize annual energy production (AEP), the new nacelle is 30% s...

Wind - Wind - Jul 16, 2014