Wind Power

Spot Prices Fall on Less Demand, Weather, More Renewables

Forecasts for lower electricity demand over the weekend, higher temperatures and a pick-up in renewable power supply sent central and southeastern Europe spot power prices lower on Friday,

Vestas, Investors Await U.S Wind Tax Break Decision

Shareholders in Danish wind turbines maker Vestas are anxiously waiting for U.S. lawmakers to decide if a crucial tax break for wind power will be extended, as

GE Wind-power Business Looks to Global Expansion

General Electric Co looking to grow its wind-power business by increasing installations of turbines globally while providing services such as data analytics to improve their performance,

Study: Offshore Ambient Vibration Monitoring

SUNY Maritime research team studies ambient vibration monitoring of offshore equipment Two State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College professors have received a $65,

International Windship Association Launched

An international association has been created to facilitate and promote wind propulsion for commercial shipping worldwide. The founding members of a new association

Voith Wins 'Best PR Picture of the Year' Award

  Voith has won the award for the best PR picture of the year at the “PR Bild Award 2014” (renowned award for PR pictures). Yesterday, on Thursday, the photograph

Offshore Wind Industry Races to Cut Costs as Subsidies Drop

As European governments start to curb offshore renewable power subsidies, utilities, wind turbine makers and installers are racing to cut costs to help the industry survive.

Vestas Wins 52 Megawatt Wind Deal in China

Denmark's Vestas said on Thursday it had received an order for 26 of its V80-2.0 wind turbines, amounting to 52 megawatts, in Inner Mongolia, China. It said

Poland's Tauron Might Shed Wind Farms in 2015

Poland's No.2 energy firm Tauron wants to sell its wind farms next year to cut its debt, chief executive Dariusz Lubera said on Thursday. Tauron plans to sell

Next Generation Shock Mitigation for Fast Boats

Workboat construction now demands that naval architects factor in the physical demands on passengers and crew. As wind farm requirements increase, so too will the need for greater protections.

Vestas to Build Largest Ever Wind Turbine

Denmark's Vestas will be ready to start manufacturing blades next year for its largest ever wind turbine, which is still undergoing tests, the company said on Wednesday.

FoundOcean, BASF Sign Strategic Agreement

FoundOcean, the experts in subsea grouting for the offshore energy construction industry, have signed a strategic agreement with chemicals company BASF. FoundOcean

Central European Spot Power Mixed as Prices Converge

Central European day-ahead power prices converged on Tuesday as limited nuclear supply lifted Czech and Slovak prices, while increased import capacity helped push Hungarian prompt power lower,

Regulatory Okay for UK Offshore Wind Farm Extension

Existing wind farm has 367 MW capacity; extension is for a further 750 MW capacity. The British government has given consent for an offshore wind farm off Cumbria in the Irish Sea to be extended,

Late Evening Wind Generation Pressures Spot Prices

Forecasts for rising wind power generation later in the day drove central European spot prices lower on Monday as regional prices diverged, traders said. On regional exchanges,

Enel Green Power to Sign Off Sale of French, US Assets By Year-End

Italy's biggest renewable energy company Enel Green Power expects to sign off the sale of French and North American assets by the end of this year, according to

UK Offshore Wind Farm Gets Okay for Growth

Existing wind farm has 367 MW capacity; extension is for a further 750 MW capacity. The British government has given consent for an offshore wind farm off Cumbria in the Irish Sea to be extended,

Seacat Debuts First Tank-tested Catamaran

Following the completion of preliminary sea trials, offshore energy support vessel operator Seacat Services unveiled the British-built Seacat Intrepid, the first

Gamesa Predicts Double-digit Sales Growth in 2015

Spanish wind turbine maker Gamesa on Thursday said it foresaw a double-digit growth rate in sales in 2015, after posting a 17 percent rise in sales in the first

Day Ahead Prices Rise on Cool Weather, Nuclear Outages

Cooler weather, nuclear power plant outages and low levels of renewables generation pushed central European day ahead prompt prices higher on Wednesday as a large Hungarian spot premium persisted,

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