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

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

NRG Systems Adds ZX TM Lidar to Remote Turbine Sensing Portfolio

NRG Systems Inc., a designer and manufacturer of smart technologies for a range of wind, solar and meteorological applications, has added ZX Lidars’ ZX TM to its remote sensing portfolio. NRG Systems has been selling and supporting ZX Lidars’ technology … Read More

Researchers to Use Wind Turbine Foundations for Coral Support, Growth

Artist’s impression of future coral growth potential. This is not a scientific illustration of the possible scale, species or size of the corals. Still from the ReCoral explainer video. Ørsted is planning an attempt to support coral reefs by growing … 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

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

Orsted Turns On the Power for Taiwan’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Photo: Orsted / Lester Hsu Ørsted has successfully delivered the first power from the Greater Changhua 2a Offshore Wind Farm. Greater Changhua 1 & 2a is the largest offshore wind project in Taiwan and the company’s first large-scale offshore wind … Read More

Ampelmann System to Support Otto Candies with Offshore Wind Construction

Ampelmann, a Dutch offshore access provider, has signed its first contract in the U.S. offshore wind market. An E1000 motion-compensated system will be supplied to marine transportation and towing company Otto Candies to facilitate operations during the construction of the … 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