GE Renewable Energy Upgrades the Haliade-X Wind Turbine

GE Renewable Energy says its Haliade-X prototype, one of the world’s most powerful wind turbines operating to date, has been optimized and is now operating at a 13 MW power output. During the following months, this prototype will undergo a … Read More

SGRE Tests, Approves New Wind Lidar Technology from ZX Lidars

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) says it has tested and approved a nacelle-based wind lidar, the ‘ZX TM,’ a new technology from ZX Lidars, a provider of wind lidar products. Based on the positive results achieved, both on the medium- … Read More

Vestas Receives Wind Project Order from Vietnamese Developer

Soc Trang Energy Joint Stock Co., a subsidiary of Xuan Cau Co. Ltd., has placed a 29 MW wind project order with Vestas.  Located in Soc Trang, a province in the Mekong Delta of southern Vietnam, the Soc Trang 7 … Read More

Berkshire Hathaway Subsidiaries Renew Contract with Uptake Technologies

BHE Renewables and MidAmerican Energy, two subsidiaries of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, have renewed their contract with Uptake Technologies.  Uptake has previously worked with both companies to deliver AI-enabled SaaS products to optimize maintenance operations and increase energy production across their … Read More

Vestas Upgrades EnVentus Platform

Vestas has upgraded the EnVentus platform’s existing turbine variants to 6.0 MW standard rating.  The upgrade to 6.0 MW delivers an increase in energy production of more than 3% compared to 5.6 MW depending on site-specific conditions, while siteability parameters … Read More

WSP USA Selected to Design Vineyard Wind Turbines

WSP USA, an engineering and professional services consultancy, has been selected to provide detailed design services for the wind turbine foundations for the Vineyard Wind project offshore of Massachusetts. WSP had previously completed the design of wind turbine foundations for … Read More

International Consortium Addresses Mooring Components for Floating Wind Turbines

An international consortium led by Principle Power, a global energy technology and services company, and composed of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Aker Solutions, the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and Technology From Ideas (TfI), has been awarded a … Read More

Sentient Science, Croda Partner to Extend Turbine Durability

Croda Int., a company that creates, makes and sells specialty chemicals, has entered into a new partnership with Sentient Science to explore the use of Croda’s Rewitec additives on wind turbine gearboxes and main bearings. In 2019, Croda acquired Rewitec … Read More

AWEA Kicks Off Sixth Annual Safety Campaign

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), the national trade association for the U.S. wind industry, has kicked off the U.S. wind industry’s annual safety campaign.  Stand Tall, this year’s October campaign, will focus on sprains and strains. With a record … Read More

ENERCON Selects Plataine’s AI-Based Solution to Streamline Turbine Manufacturing

ENERCON, a wind turbine manufacturer, has deployed Plataine’s AI-based optimization solution to automate and simplify cutting and kitting operations and to increase material yield while maintaining product quality in their rotor blade manufacturing facility in Viana do Castello, Portugal.  Plataine, … Read More