Monday, February 24, 2020

Manufacturing

Wind Energy To Power GM’s Texas Assembly Plant

General Motors’ Arlington Assembly plant will soon be able to build up to 125,000 trucks a year using wind power from turbines whose blades...

GE Renewable Energy Unveils New 3-MW Wind Turbine Platform

GE Renewable Energy recently unveiled its new family of 3-MW wind turbines at the European Wind Energy Association’s (EWEA) 2015 Annual Event in Paris....

Nordex Aims for Profitable Growth with Acciona Windpower

At its Capital Markets Day in Frankfurt, Germany, Nordex SE presented its medium-term strategic targets for the period through 2018. These plans are based...

MANUFACTURING

2016 Wind Systems Buyer's Guide - Manufacturing Section

Moventas Exceeds High Torque Density with 3-MW Gearbox

The Exceed is a 3-MW, up-product platform with a high-quality weight and nominal torque ratio. The Exceed provides 20-percent more torque density with 10-percent...

Senvion Presents Its Highest Yield Onshore Wind Turbine

The Senvion 3.4M140 is equipped with a sound-optimized blade profile and a new pitch control system to reduce turbine load. The Senvion 3.4M140 will...

Energy Department Awards $1.8 Million To Develop Wind Turbine Blades

The Energy Department recently announced the selection of two organizations to develop larger wind turbine blades that can take advantage of better wind resources...

Siemens Wins 100-MW Onshore Wind Order in Australia

Siemens and Neoen Australia have signed a contract for the Hornsdale Wind Farm project located in the state of South Australia. Consisting of 32...

Nordex Installs 140 MW in the First Half of 2015

Halfway through its anniversary year, Nordex SE has achieved a market share in Germany of 11.8 percent. This means that in terms of installed...

Manufacturing Versus Remanufacturing: A Technician’s Perspective

Not all wind energy students plan to climb towers for a living. Fortunately, there are plenty of career opportunities for Ecotech Institute grads that...

Gamesa Chosen as Turbine Supplier for NC Wind Farm Project

Gamesa recently announced that Iberdrola Renewables has placed a firm order for Gamesa to supply 208 MW for the Amazon Wind Farm U.S. East...

Vestas Receives 429 MW of Orders from SunEdison

SunEdison, Inc. has placed two firm and unconditional orders with Vestas totaling 429 MW for wind farm projects in the United States. Vestas will...

Siemens Receives 402-MW Order for German Offshore Project

Siemens will supply, install and commission 67 of its 6-MW direct drive offshore wind turbines with a total capacity of 402 MW at the...

Nordex to Install 10-MW Turnkey Wind Farm in France

Nordex SE has received a new order via its project development division in France. The customer is Saméole and the manufacturer will be installing...

MARKET DIRECTORY: Building On Our Manufacturing Momentum

As the world’s number-one producer of wind energy, the United States is making progress toward securing a low-carbon future for generations to come; but...

WindTalker cold weather turbine control anemometer

Nor-Cal Controls is releasing a new product which will increase efficiency and reduce costs to wind project owners and operators. The WindTalker-1000 is an...

GRI Renewable Industries To Open Tower Plant In Texas

GRI Renewable Industries, the industrial wind division of Gonvarri Steel Industries, is in active negotiations with the Economic Development Corporation of Amarillo (AEDC) Texas...

Janicki Industries and Global Fiberglass Solutions Align To Recycle End-Of-Life Wind Turbine Blades

Janicki Industries has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Global Fiberglass Solutions, Inc. (GFSI) for fiberglass recycling and developing manufacturing technologies and processes....

Gamesa Expands Its Nacelle Factory In Brazil

Gamesa officially inaugurated its expanded nacelle assembly factory in Camaçari, Brazil in June, from which it will make all the 2.0 – 2.5MW platform...

Acciona Opens Turbine Assembly Plant In Brazil

Acciona Windpower, the Acciona subsidiary dedicated to the design, manufacture, and sale of wind turbines, has opened a turbine assembly plant at Simões Filho,...
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