Image - Transcanada Renews its Service Agreement With Vestas

Transcanada Renews its Service Agreement With Vestas

Vestas has received a 15-year agreement to provide its AOM 5000 service package to the Kibby Wind Project.  Located in Eustis, Maine, Kibby consists of 44 V90-3.0 MW turbines, originally installed in 2009. Vestas provided service to the project beginning with its initial operation; this agreement extends Vestas’ commitment to the project through year 20 of its operating life. The project is owned by TransCanada, a major North American energy c...

Wind - Oct 29, 2014


Image - A2SEA Installs First Turbine on Borkum Riffgrund 1

A2SEA Installs First Turbine on Borkum Riffgrund 1

SEA INSTALLER installed the first turbine on DONG Energy’s first German offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1. Everything went according to plan.  The first turbine out of the 78 Siemens 3,6MW turbines was installed safely on 25 October by the ex-perienced crew on board SEA INSTALLER. For the next months, the vessel will install the turbines being shipped from Esbjerg in Denmark. SEA INSTALLER is able to carry eight turbines a...

Wind - Oct 28, 2014


Image - Off-Grid German Village Banks on Wind, Sun, Pig Manure

Off-Grid German Village Banks on Wind, Sun, Pig Manure

If Germany has taken a pioneering though risky role in shifting to renewable energy, then the tiny village of Feldheim -- population 150 -- is at its vanguard. The hamlet near Berlin is Germany's first to have left the national grid and switched to 100 percent local, alternative energy, swearing off fossil fuels and nuclear power decades before the rest of the country plans to near the same goal. Electricity now comes from a wind p...

Wind - Oct 26, 2014




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