Image - Vestas Receives 30 MW Order, Strengthening Market Position in Finland

Vestas Receives 30 MW Order, Strengthening Market Position in Finland

Vestas customer reconcept GmbH places 30 MW order for nine V126-3.3 MW turbines, featuring Vestas’ Large Diameter Steel Towers (LDST) that allow for taller hub heights and therefore greater annual energy production at low wind speeds. The Ylivieska Pajukoski project in the Ylivieska region in Finland will feature the increasingly popular V126-3.3 MW turbine atop hub height 137m towers, further validating the Vestas strategy to optimi...

Wind - Aug 29, 2014


Image - Offshore Wind Farm DanTysk: the Last Wind Turbine is Erected

Offshore Wind Farm DanTysk: the Last Wind Turbine is Erected

Yesterday, with the installation of the last of 80 turbines an important milestone is reached for the DanTysk offshore project: In the wind farm, erected by Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) 70 km west of the island of Sylt, eighty Siemens wind turbines in the 3.6 megawatt (MW) class were constructed, with a maximum rotor tip height above sea level of just under 150 metres. Vattenfall began erecting the first wind turbine in mid...

Wind - Aug 28, 2014


Image - GE Study: Wind Power Can Improve Resiliency of Electrical Grids

GE Study: Wind Power Can Improve Resiliency of Electrical Grids

Today, at the CIGRE Session 45 in Paris, GE’s Energy Consulting business (NYSE: GE) presented the findings of its frequency response study on wind power and grid resiliency. The study, which was sponsored by the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, modeled the country’s Eastern Interconnection—one of the largest electrical systems in the world—and determined that when equipped with the appropriate modern plant con...

Wind - Power Generation, Smart Grids - Aug 27, 2014