Offshore Mooring Successfully Installed for DemoSATH Floating Wind Project

DemoSATH mooring, anchoring and quick connect solution is set for the 2 MW turbine that will be tested later this year and which will be the first floating turbine connected to the Spanish grid. In early May, Maersk Supply Service … Read More

GE Offers New 3 MW Onshore Wind Turbine for North America

Credit: Rich Crowder GE Renewable Energy has unveiled Sierra, its newest onshore wind turbine platform designed specifically for the North America region. The 3.0-3.4 MW turbine features a 140-meter rotor and is offered with a variety of hub heights, including … Read More

GE unveils 3-MW onshore turbine built for North American market

GE Renewable Energy has developed Sierra, an onshore wind turbine platform designed specifically for the North American region. Credit: Rich Crowder/GE The 3.0-3.4 MW turbine features a 140-m rotor and at a range of hub heights, including a 500 ft … Read More

Vestas Debuts V163-4.5 MW Turbine Focused on Low, Medium Wind Speeds

Vestas has introduced the new V163-4.5 MW wind turbine, expanding the company’s 4 MW platform and offering superior wind park performance in medium- to low-wind conditions. The V163-4.5 MW features an 18% increase in swept area and delivers up to … Read More

Fred. Olsen 1848 Floating Wind Turbine Concept Earns DNV Certification

DNV, an independent energy assurance provider, has provided Fred. Olsen 1848 with a statement of feasibility (similar to an approval in principle) for their Brunel floating wind turbine concept. Brunel is a floating wind turbine support structure designed to support … Read More

GE Renewable Energy Invests in COBOD International

GE Renewable Energy has acquired a minority investment in COBOD International, the company providing the 3D printer used at GE’s Bergen, N.Y., research facility. The two companies recently inaugurated the new research and development facility that will conduct research on … Read More

BladeBUG Tests Show It Halves Turbine Blade Inspection Time

In just 35 minutes, the BladeBUG advanced robot can be deployed to inspect areas of concern on a turbine blade – up to half the time it would take a human rope access technician, according to BladeBUG’s latest findings. It … Read More

Perceptual Robotics Set to Inspect, Analyze Blades for Enel Turbine Fleet

Perceptual Robotics has signed a major contract with Enel Green Power to process future inspections’ blade data from across its entire fleet of wind turbines. Enel will use its Dhalion system, which analyzes wind turbine inspections data and uniquely identifies … Read More

New Facility Focuses on Wind Turbine Tower Base 3D Printing

GE’s printhead and nozzle of the real concrete 3D printer GE Renewable Energy has inaugurated a new research and development facility that will conduct research on how to 3D print the concrete base of towers used in wind turbines. The … Read More

SSE Acquires Siemens Gamesa Wind Assets in Europe

Images of the SG 11.0-200 DD from the Oesterild Testcenter in Denmark Siemens Gamesa has entered into an agreement with SSE to sell south European renewables development assets for a total cash consideration of €580 million. This sale includes a … Read More