Wind Power

Harnessing the Wind for Auxiliary Propulsion

Finnish marine engineering company Norsepower Oy Ltd. announced that it will bring to the commercial maritime market an auxiliary wind propulsion solution aimed

NJ Congressmen Supports Offshore Wind Proposal

Congressman Frank Pallone has issued the following statement in response to the Department of the Interior’s announcement of the proposed lease sale for nearly 344,

Alstom Signs Wind Turbine Deal in Brazil

Alstom said it signed a contract worth 320 million euros ($433 million) to supply 127 wind turbines to Brazil's Renova Energia for the Umburanas complex in Bahia State.

JFMS Launches Grimsby Marine Support Base

JFMS, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has announced the launch of an operational base, in Port of Grimsby East, to support construction and O&M activities within the growing offshore wind sector.

Dong Energy to Sell Half of German Wind Farm

Denmark's Dong Energy has agreed to divest 50 percent of a German offshore wind farm project to a group of Danish pension funds, a sale that would free up capital to expand its offshore wind business,

Imtech Equips HelWin bèta with HVAC System

On June 14, the HelWin bèta platform left on a barge from the Heerema Fabrication Group's (HFG) yard in Zwijndrecht for Schiedam to complete outstanding work. Last week,

Nuclear, Solar Weighs on Czech and Slovak Spot

Forecasts for strong solar output and the expected return of a nuclear reactor to service increased supply and drove down Czech and Slovak day-ahead power prices on Wednesday, traders said.

Summer Weather Keeps Lid on Wind, Lifts Demand

Rising European temperatures will boost power demand for cooling systems at a time when wind power supply remains at reduced levels, pushing up spot prices, traders said on Wednesday.

Two Senior Executives Leave Siemens Wind Power

Siemens Wind Power said on Wednesday two senior executives will leave the company, one to a firm in Denmark, a leading producer of wind turbines and a major consumer of renewable energy.

UK Approves Offshore Wind Farm

The British government on Wednesday approved the construction of utility E.ON's 700 megawatt Rampion offshore wind farm off the coast of Sussex in the southern England.

EUROPE POWER-Prompt Firms on Low Wind

German wind power output to halve again day-on-day; Temperatures rise, trigger French air con demand. Fuels markets mixed, power curve prices pick up. An approaching

Wind Energy Components Bound for Duluth Port

Minnesota Power and the Duluth Port said they will reach a milestone this weekend when the 15th ship bearing wind generation equipment destined for Minnesota Power’s

Plant Outages, Easing Wind Support Day-ahead Prices

Power plant outages that crimped supply and declining wind generation levels in the region supported central European spot prices on Monday, traders said. Day-ahead

Spot Rises on Lower Supply, Rising Demand

Lower wind and nuclear power supply coupled with a rising demand outlook for the region later in the week pushed European prompt power prices higher on Monday, as France celebrated a national holiday.

Vestas JV Seeks Approval to Test Wind Turbine

Has applied for permission to test 10 MW turbines. Says has no immediate plans to develop the turbines. Siemens plans 10 MW turbine for later this decade. Denmark's

3sun Secures Statoil Contract

Aberdeen based 3sun Group, a specialist provider of products and services to the global energy industry, has been awarded a marine operations and management contract by Statoil, worth £1 million.

Falling Demand in Europe Hits Spot Prices

Declining consumption headed into the weekend and an expected fall in wind production in the region pushed Czech and Slovak spot power lower on Thursday as Hungarian prices ticked slightly higher,

CWind Wins Health and Safety Award

CWind Ltd, a provider of services to the offshore wind industry, is once again among the winners at the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2014. The Gold

CEE Spot Prices Retreat as Solar Production Jumps

Central European power prices fell on Wednesday as forecasts for a return to strong solar production boosted renewable supply and consumption remained seasonally weak, traders said.

Central European Spot Prices Ease

Central European power prices fell on Tuesday, with prospects for lower temperatures seen cutting demand for air conditioning and stronger winds boosting output from windfarms, traders said.

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