Sunday, January 16, 2022

Mammoet launches offshore wind innovation challenge

Mammoet and Offshore Wind Innovators are challenging innovators to find a solution for transferring and lifting components to floating and fixed-bottom offshore wind turbines. Conventional...

DNV seeks partners for joint offshore wind projects

DNV is seeking partners for a new joint industry project (JIP) for floating offshore wind substations. The plan is to improve tech development and standards. “In...

Onshore wind crane takes step closer to reality

As developers chase stronger flows, onshore wind hub heights are growing beyond the reach of conventional crawler cranes. Mammoet’s new WTA lifting system allows...

Pattern Energy starts construction on Alberta wind project

Pattern Energy recently announced it has started construction of its Lanfine Wind power project in Alberta, Canada. The 150-MW project, which will provide enough...

X1 Wind completes rotor assembly for ‘downwind’ platform

X1 Wind has completed the full rotor assembly of the firm’s X30 prototype. Fitted with a specially adapted V29 Vestas turbine, the unique “downwind”...

Fisher Renewables names new managing director

James Fisher Renewables has appointed Wayne Mulhall, managing director of EDS HV Group, as Fisher Renewables’ managing director. Appointed managing director of EDS HV Group...

Prysmian Group Launches Renewables+ Program

Prysmian Group, a leader in the energy and telecommunications cable systems industry, is taking steps toward decarbonization with Renewables+, a program that is a...

GCube unveils renewable energy insurance service

GCube, a renewable energy project underwriter, has launched a new data-powered insurance service that will use AI-led analytics and data sets to offer enhanced...

Dominion Energy selects offshore wind suppliers for Virginia site

Dominion Energy has selected some offshore wind supplying partners to support Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind, the largest offshore wind farm under development in the...

Goldwind reaches 5-MW milestone

Goldwind Science and Technology has completed the installation and grid connection of its GW 5S Smart Wind Turbine test unit, marking a milestone in...

Vestas secures 396-MW order for Australia project

Vestas has secured a 396-MW contract for the Rye Park Wind Farm in New South Wales, Australia. It will be the second project in...

GWO forecasts need for safety training

Global Wind Organisation figures point to an urgent need for investment in standardized safety and technical training. The industry-owned non-profit predicts more than 25,000...

Siemens Gamesa upgrades onshore wind platform

Siemens Gamesa has upgraded the rating of its 5.X onshore platform, increasing its power output to 6.6 MW. The new 6.6-155 and 6.6-170 turbines...

ONYX Insight launches pitch bearing monitor

ONYX Insight has launched ecoPITCH, a hardware solution that predicts where and when pitch bearing failures occur in wind turbines. Pitch bearing faults are difficult...

Russelectric offers system for renewable energy installation

Russelectric, a manufacturer of automatic transfer switches and power control systems, has introduced the Paralleling System for ensuring no interruption of critical loads when...

H2Mare project to produce green H2 on industrial scale

The H2Mare project aims to establish a new type of offshore wind turbine, one that integrates an electrolyzer for direct conversion of electricity to...

ALL Family’s new crane to be largest in fleet

The ALL Family of Companies is a few months away from receiving the largest crane in its fleet. The Liebherr LR 11000 lattice boom crawler...

Pemamek offers custom welding for offshore platforms

Pemamek LLC specializes in modular customized automated welding systems for large offshore wind-energy platforms. Difficult-to-weld components comprising monopile and floating platform bases can be...

Ampelmann to provide gangway to Chinese renewables market

Ampelmann has signed its first contract in offshore China and will provide the A-type gangway, one of its flagship systems, to Guangdong Safety New...

Maritime Academy trains workers for jobs in clean energy

The Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) is training workers who will build the wind farms that will provide clean energy to the northeast U.S. “It’s a...
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